Back in the 1970s, Peter Medak directed Peter Sellers in "Ghost in the Noonday Sun." The movie never got a theatrical release, arriving years later on videotape and then DVD. Now though, Medak has put together a documentary on his experiences shooting "Ghost" and he's here to tell us all about it.
In 1980's "Urban Cowboy" we see John Travolta as a deplorable human being even if they don't use that word. In fact, the movie doesn't really seem to recognize him as such, but he is and the movie is the worse for not knowing it. "The Hunt" does use the word deplorable, but in a totally different context. Like "Urban Cowboy," the movie is brutal, but in completely different fashion. Let's discuss
It is amazing to get to sit down and experience a series of films one right after the other. The highs remain just as high, but the lows are diminished (or maybe raised... or maybe made more shallow). New connections appear, the scope of the work is more obvious, and the breadth of the affair is revealed. This week on the podcast, we are enthralled by the first three phases of the MCU.
What we have here is one great movie and one movie that makes you feel great. It's not that "Escape from L.A." is bad in any way, it's just that it's not Michael Cimino's completely gripping "The Deer Hunter." That said, given the choice, Josh would rather watch Snake Plissken do his thing.