Los Angeles and Hollywood. La-la land itself. A city of hopes and dreams, crushed ambitions and empty promises. Despite being firmly Noo York guys in the battle of the big American cities, even Lewis and I can’t help but be seduced by its shallow glamour. If we weren’t so dedicated to this podcast we would’veContinue reading “The stars are ageless, aren’t they?”
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#49: Sunset Boulevard
This week we reflect on past glories as we watch one of the few films to feature a chimpanzee funeral.
Orson, you’ve got a touch of evil on you… no, a bit to the left… look, let me get it
Touch of Evil is a film we’ve been meaning to watch for ages and, thankfully, it didn’t disappoint. Orson Welles puts in an astonishing turn as the corpulent, corrupt cop Hank Quinlan, and the film is also notable for featuring Charlton Heston as the least-convincing Mexican ever (but at least he didn’t try to do aContinue reading “Orson, you’ve got a touch of evil on you… no, a bit to the left… look, let me get it”
#28: Touch of Evil
Join us as we dive into the dark and seedy world of Orson Welles’ classic film noir.
Good Old Tommy From Third Rock From The Sun
We were given a bit of a dilemma this week: for the first time on the podcast, we watched a film that neither of us particularly liked. I borrowed Brick from a friend a while back on the basis that (a) it was a film noir, and I tend to quite enjoy film noirs, and (b)Continue reading “Good Old Tommy From Third Rock From The Sun”
Lewis and Ian finally watch a film that stars 101 Films favourite Tommy From Third Rock From The Sun.
Lewis and Ian discuss the stupendous Chinatown, and try not to give the game away.