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Ride in the Whirlwind – Ep06

Ride In The Whirlwind Monte Hellman is the great unsung hero of filmmaking in the 1970’s. A highly skilled writer, director, editor and photographer, a true Renaissance man. He created beautifully unconventional films in his unique and uncompromising style. In this two part series we will focus on two “revisionist” Westerns he made with Jack Nicholson…

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Zardoz – Ep05

Here’s an idea. Take James Bond (Sean Connery fresh out of his 007 tux), strip him down to almost naked, give him really long hair tied up in a braid, a sorta Village People handlebar mustache, red bandoliers crisscrossing his bare, hairy chest, a red jockstrap kinda thing to cover his privates, thigh high leather…

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The Long Goodbye – Ep04

How many hard boiled detectives do you know who’d go out at three o’clock in the morning to buy their kitty its favorite brand of cat food? Only one. Philip Marlowe, played oh so languidly by Elliot Gould, in The Long Goodbye. Expect the unexpected when veteran director Robert Altman brings Raymond Chandler’s classic 1940’s…

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City of The Dead aka Horror Hotel – Ep03

When you were young what frightened you? Clowns? Your old crone first grade teacher? The thing under the bed? Being abducted by a coven of witches and sacrificed to Satan on a stone alter? Yes, obviously it was the latter.  So travel along with us to Whitewood. We’ll be staying at the Raven’s Inn (AKA Horror Hotel).Christoper Lee will be waiting to check…

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Blaxploitation: Shaft vs Superfly – Ep02

In this corner, the “black private dick, that’s a sex machine to all the chicks”, SHAFT!!! In the opposite corner, the “hard to understand, what a hell-of-a man“, SUPERFLY!! John Knapich and Bob Muller discuss Blaxploitation in this 1970’s SHOWDOWN!   Two films, Two directors. Father pitted against Son, in an ALL OUT battle!! WHO will…

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The French Connection II – Ep01

The French Connection II: Yes, that’s right two. Popeye Doyle travels to Paris to find “Frog One” and he’ll stop at nothing this time to nail him for good. Gene Hackman is brilliant once again, as Doyle, in this tight, tense, action packed crime drama directed by John Frankenheimer. Look out Paris, Popeye’s in town!…

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