Welcome to Another Kind of Mind: A Different Kind of Beatles Podcast. We’re a collective of artists, musicians, and professionals who challenge established narratives about the band with irreverent commentary, educated criticism, and original, thought-provoking analysis.

Join Phoebe and Kristen as they discuss the influences, cinematic context and lasting cultural impact of Magical Mystery Tour!

CONTENTS

  1. Influences and Context 2:23
  2. Critical Reception. Does MMT warrant re-evaluation? 18:50
  3. Stanley Kubrick - echoes of MMT 44:30
  4. Weekend - a slice of 1967 art cinema 1:09:21
  5. Discussion of Magical Mystery Tour 1:25:26

TW: brief mention of a (fictional) sexual assault on a minor in the Kubrick section

Sources

Rob Ager’s analysis of the Bear in The Shining: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW2GrG7Zk0U

Juli Kearn’s analysis of A Clockwork Orange: http://idyllopuspress.com/idyllopus/film/co_three.htm#magical

FILMOGRAPHY (movies referenced in the podcast)

  1. Magical Mystery Tour (1967) The Beatles
  2. Strawberry Fields Forever (1967) Peter Goldmann
  3. The Seventh Seal (1957) Ingmar Bergman
  4. One Plus One (1969) Jean-Luc Godard
  5. The Trial (1960) Orson Welles
  6. 8 ½ (1060) Federico Fellini
  7. Scorpio Rising (1960) Kenneth Anger
  8. Empire (1966) Andy Warhol
  9. Running, Jumping Standing Still (1959) Dick Lester
  10. Weekend (1967) Jean-Luc Godard
  11. Daisies (1966) Věra Chytilová.
  12. The Shining (1980) Stanley Kubrick
  13. A Clockwork Orange (1971) Stanley Kubrick
  14. 2001 (1969) Stanley Kubrick
  15. Barry Lyndon (1975) Stanley Kubrick
  16. Dr. Strangelove (1964) Stanley Kubrick
  17. The Astronomer's Dream (1898) Georges Méliès
  18. Breathless (1960) Jean-Luc Godard
  19. Tom Jones (1963) Tony Richardson
  20. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989) Peter Greenaway
  21. A Taste of Honey (1961) Tony Richardson
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