1970s

The Jerk

November 21, 2019

Does this work as well for people seeing it now for the first time? How do Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters do in it? Why’s it called The Jerk? Tune in to this week’s show to get answers to these questions and more!

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The Brood

October 24, 2019

Is Cronenberg finally hitting his stride with this film? How much did Cronenberg’s life inform this art? And what’s up with those rage babies? Tune in to this week’s show to hear answers to these questions and more.

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Fast Company

October 17, 2019

Why did Cronenberg make a film so different from his other films? Does it work as a Cronenberg film? Does it even work as a genre picture? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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Rabid

October 10, 2019

How was adult film star Marilyn Chambers as the film’s lead? How effective are the body horror elements? Has Cronenberg improved since his last film? Tune in to get answers to these questions and more.

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Shivers

October 3, 2019

Are there signs right away that signify this is a Cronenberg film? How effective is the body horror? Or is it just a low budget horror movie? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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Robin and Marian

August 29, 2019

How effective are Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn as love interests? Why does the film end the way it does? And is Connery really going commando style? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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Disney’s Robin Hood

August 22, 2019

How influential was this film on people’s impressions of the Robin Hood tale? Does the animation style hold up? How about the voice actors? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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Autumn Sonata

June 27, 2019

Was it worth the wait to finally get Ingrid and Ingmar together? Does the film hold up as Ingrid’s last theatrical film? How is it possible it didn’t start on the stage? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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Murder on the Orient Express

June 20, 2019

How does Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot compare to the many other actors who have played him? Is this version a better adaptation than Kenneth Branagh’s? Why was Ingrid Bergman singled out as Best Supporting Actress? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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A Star Is Born (1976)

April 4, 2019

How’s the chemistry between Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson? Do any of these songs stand out today? Does the 70s vibe affect our appreciation of it?

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