The Right Stuff (1983)
- May 16, 2008
FP079: “No Bucks, No Buck Rogers!"
Philip Kaufman’s EPIC filming of Tom Wolfe’s book about the Mercury Space Program is not only a PERFECT MOVIE, but arguably one of the...
- May 9, 2008
FP078: The Heart Must Be The Mediator
From that fateful day in 1975, when Film Guy Geo. Willeman got his Super 8mm print of Metropolis, it was a given that this film would be...
Elvis: That’s The Way It Is (1971)
- May 2, 2008
Denis Sanders created the perfect Elvis Time Capsule with his 1970 film Elvis: That’s The Way It Is. Elvis fan or no, one cannot deny the...
The Exterminating Angel (1961)
- Apr 25, 2008
FP076: ¡El Ángel Exterminador!
After returning from exile to his native Spain, director Luis Buñuel made one his greatest and most controversial films—Viridiana. After...
Raging Bull (1980)
- Apr 18, 2008
FP075: “Come on, hit me. Harder. Harder.”
Harsh—gritty—dark—and that’s just the opening credits!! Martin Scorsese’s unflinching portrait of boxer Jake LaMotta won the “Best...
- Apr 11, 2008
GUANINE—ADENINE—THYMINE—CYTOSINE. The four amino acids that make up deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA, the stuff that we are made of, to...
The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)
- Apr 4, 2008
FP073: “Offerings to the Gods of Speed"
Roger Donaldson’s unfairly overlooked gem is, in our minds, one of the finest stories of the power of the human spirit EVER. Anthony...
North by Northwest (1959)
- Mar 28, 2008
FP072: “You gentlemen aren’t REALLY trying to kill my son, are you?"
Alfred Hitchcock, Ernest Lehman, Bernard Hermann, and Cary Grant—what a glorious quartet! Hitchcock winds up the 1950’s with one of his...
The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
- Mar 14, 2008
FP071: “Oh, Lover...”
Orson & the soon-to-be-ex Mrs. Orson Welles on a cruise of total weirdness. A crazy amalgam of style and mystery and the strangely blonde...
Sound Cues, No. 4
- Mar 7, 2008
FP070: Bloop Marks*
Once again, The Film Guys take to the phones to answer questions about love, life, and movies. The day this show was recorded, the...