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8 Million Ways To Die – Ep 16

“There are 8 million stories in the Naked City”. And in Matt Scudder’s world there are 8 Million Ways To Die. Join us for Hal Ashby’s L.A. crime classic, starring Jeff Bridges, Andy Garcia, Rosanna Arquette, Randy Brooks & Alexandra Paul.

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Shadow Of A Doubt – Ep15

You all know Anthony Perkins in Psycho and Tippi Hedren in The Birds, but what do you know about Uncle Charlie? Join us for Episode 15, Shadow of A Doubt. A Hitchcock classic! Starring: Joseph Cotton,Teresa Wright, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge and Hume Cronin. Listen in and we’ll fill ya in on “the man in…

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Videodrome – Ep14

David Cronenberg. A filmmaker like no other. A magician who takes the fantastic and impossible and makes it into living, breathing reality. VIDEODROME is a “reality” that lives and breathes and becomes flesh. Starring James Woods and Debra Harry. Mind blowing effects by Rick Baker (Winner of 7 Academy Awards!). Long live the new flesh!!

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle – Ep13

Eddie Coyle is a small time operator who’s going to be moving into the “Big House”  if he can’t make some kinda deal fast. But, as the old saying goes “you know who your friends are on moving day“. Join us for The Friends of Eddie Coyle. Starring Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Alex Rocco, Joe Santos…

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The Getaway – Ep12

The coolest of the cool, Steve McQueen stars in the high octane, crime drama The Getaway. Directed by the notorious Sam Peckinpah and co-starring the impossibly beautiful (and gun toting!) Ali MacGraw. Featuring: Ben Johnson, Al Lettieri, Bo Hopkins, Sally Struthers, Slim Pickens, Richard Bright and Dub Taylor. Screenplay by By Walter Hill, Photographed by…

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Modern Romance – Ep11

Albert Brooks takes love to sweepingly new neurotic heights!! And takes us, as well, behind the scenes of that beautiful sausage factory called Hollywood. In his triple threat (writer, director & actor) piece of cinematic comedy brilliance, Modern Romance. Also starring Kathryn Harrold, James L. Brooks, Bruno Kirby and George Kennedy “as himself”. Join us for some laughs. After all,…

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Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore – Ep10

Martin Scorsese carved out his early career with films like Mean Streets and Taxi Driver. Gut punch & harrowing films. But, sandwiched between those two landmark films is a lost Scorsese classic. A story of a woman desperately trying to carve out a life for herself and her teenage son. “Directed with wit, sensitivity and…

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Three The Hard Way – EP9

Blaxploitation was a staple of the 1970’s, and like all genres there are good ones (see Film Detour Episode 2) and bad ones. John Huston once said “We can make ’em BAD too, if that’s what they want”. Gordon Parks Jr. answered that clarion call with “Three The Hard Way”, starring Jim Brown, Fred “The…

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The Shooting – Ep08

Warren Oates is one the great screen actors of all time. He’s easily as good as Brando, De Niro or Daniel Day Lewis. In this episode of Film Detour he leads a disparate party through the Utah Desert. Captured spectacularly by cinematographer Gregory Sandor, masterfully directed by Monte Hellman, co-starring the nastiest Jack Nicholson this…

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Straight Time – Ep07

Take Dustin Hoffman in his 1970’s prime, mix him with some nitro glycerin (stir gently) and you’ve got Max Dembo, in the classic crime drama Straight Time. Brilliantly directed by Ulu Grosbard, this movie set the gold standard for all heist movies to follow. In it Hoffman delivers his most explosive performance ever as an ex-con trying to go…

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