John Heard

Retake: John Heard

March 13, 2022

We covered five films in our John Heard series, the first of which was also a part of our previous Journalists series. We included every film John Heard performed in that was directed by a woman. What did we think of the five films? Tune in to find out!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: John Heard • Rambling Rose, d: Martha Coolidge (1991)

Rambling Rose

March 10, 2022

We wrap up our John Heard series with a film he’s hardly in. It’s Martha Coolidge’s 1991 Depression coming of age story ‘Rambling Rose,’ which stars Laura Dern and her mother Diane Ladd! Tune in.

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: John Heard • Awakenings

Awakenings

March 3, 2022

We continue exploring the films of John Heard with our current series. In this episode, we look at the second of two films he did directed by Penny Marshall. He’s a supporting character and delivers well opposite Robert De Niro and Robin Williams. It’s the 1990 film ‘Awakenings’ based on Dr. Oliver Sacks’ 1973 book. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: John Heard • D: Penny Marshall • 1988

Big

February 24, 2022

We started our John Heard series with some films in which he played the lead. Now we’re looking at some in which he plays smaller but still important parts. In this episode, we’re looking at Penny Marshall’s 1988 film ‘Big’ in which John Heard plays a corporate workplace bully to Hanks’ character. What do we think of the film? Tune in to find out!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: John Heard • D: Joan Micklin Silver 1979

Chilly Scenes of Winter

February 17, 2022

We continue our journey through our John Heard series with his second-of-two films with Joan Micklin Silver, 1979’s ‘Chilly Scenes of Winter.’ It’s fair to say this worked really well for us. It’s worth seeking out so do so then tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Journalists / John Heard • Between the Lines (1977)

Between the Lines

February 10, 2022

We wrap up our Journalist series and kick off our John Heard series with Joan Micklin Silver’s 1977 story about the lives of people working at an alternative newspaper as it’s bought by a corporate entity – ‘Between the Lines.’ Great film. Check it out and tune in!

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