On Sunday, February 4, 2018, Naomi Takeuchi debuted a new weekly show on KPCA 103.3 FM, Petaluma Community Access, as “The Movie Muse”.  On every show she reviews a few of the films screening in local theaters, and then she speaks with special guests and industry professionals  regarding the art of filmmaking and tips on how to enjoy films. Every Podcast Adventure will be available via Live Stream on kpca.fm every Sunday at 6:30pm Pacific Time, and archived shows will be available here as well as on iTunes (soon).  You can also follow her on Instagram (@_themoviemuse), Twitter (@_themoviemuse) and on Facebook at @themoviemusekpca).

“See You at the Next Screening, and Stay Inspired!”


Season 1, Episode 1, Feb. 4, 2018 with John Bertucci:

The Debut Show with John Bertucci, General Manager of Petaluma Community Access. Films discussed:  “The Darkest Hour”, “The Post”, and “The Shape of Water”. We discuss the important role of actors when they depict a real historic figure with references to “The Queen”, “The Aviator” and “Maudie”. We also discuss the Mill Valley Festival, the Cannes and San Francisco Film Festivals. We also discuss the importance of the film settings and props where we reference “2001: A Space Odyssey”.  John also provides an announcement of the pop-up on February 18th where people have a chance to win two free tickets to our Petaluma Community Access key fundraiser on March 4, 2018.  Doors open at 4:00pm with the Oscars being televised at the theater live at 5:00pm.(0:27:00)


Season 1, Episode 2, Feb. 11, 2018 with Kathy Crowley Wean:  

This show includes special guest, Kathy Crowley Wean, calling in from Raleigh, North Carolina.  Kathy has appeared in previous BlogTalkRadio episodes when we were known as “Believe. Plan. Fly. Radio”. Films discussed in this episode include: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri”, “I, Tonya”, and “Phantom Thread”. We also discuss the movie going experience with new theaters installing lounge style chairs, the importance of location selection for movies as well as how ice skating has become a part of the local Santa Rosa community.  [Note: Due to the technical difficulties, a portion of this broadcast was deleted.] (0:23:21)


Season 1, Episode 3, Feb. 18, 2018 with Kaila Bohler:  

This show includes special guest, Kaila Bohler, who will join us by phone.  Kaila is the curator for the Sonoma County Student Film Festival where we’ll have a chance to chat more about film festivals,  competitions and developing a film short of 15 minutes or less.  This episode will cover the following films: “Academy Award Nominated Shorts – Live Action”, “Dunkirk” and “Black Panther”.  Tune in live at kpca.fm at 6:30pm Pacific Time. (The recording will be posted within one week of the broadcast.) (0:28:24)

Season 1, Episode 4, Feb. 25, 2018 with Jared Winer:  

This show includes special guest, Jared Winer, our Tech Mogul here at KPCA-FM where we will talk about my Movie Muse Predictions. This episode will also cover the “Academy Award Nominated Shorts – Animated”.  Tune in live at kpca.fm at 6:30pm Pacific Time on March 4th for our Oscar show where we will see how my predictions compared to the actual announcements. (0:26:34)

Season 1, Episode 5, March 4, 2018 with Martha Gregory:

Martha Gregory, a narrative and documentary filmmaker will join me to talk about her documentary, Three Red Sweaters, which will be screened at the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival March 23-24, 2018. This episode was recorded during the Oscars ceremony since my show takes place during the same time.  (0:25:27)

Season 1, Episode 6, March 11, 2018 with Marie O’Neill

Naomi chats with Marie O’Neill is a Screen Actors’ Guild (SAG) member and motivational speaker. Marie was featured in the short film “Look Up” as a collaborative student project with The Movie Muse and Kate Facendini. We discuss the Academy award winning films, Darkest Hour (Gary Oldman), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell) and, I, Tonya (Allison Janney) and why we think their performances were so deserving of the award, and we also discuss the method that actors must take to become members of the SAG. (0:26:54)

March 18, 2018 – The Movie Muse is on vacation.

No Recording.

Season 1, Episode 7, March 25, 2018 with Cecilie Debell, Martha Gregory and Karin Lease

The Movie Muse discusses “The Greatest Showman” and also shares with listeners her interviews from the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival (SDFF).  Her first interview is with Cecilie Debell from Denmark who is the Director and Producer of “My Mother is Pink”.  In the second interview, she catches up again with Martha Gregory, the Director and Producer of “Three Red Sweaters” along with Karin Lease, one of the volunteers of SDFF. (0:26:48)