Fri, 23 September 2011
Movie Meltdown - Episode 141
Join us this week as we bring you our geek activities and this week's Sofa Theater feature: Charley Varrick. An interesting and under-seen movie directed by Don Siegel that features... a bank robbery, Joe Don Baker, an airplane vs. car chase scene, Joe Don Baker, explosions, Joe Don Baker, great supporting characters, Joe Don Baker, and a slightly disturbing James Bond-like sex scene featuring Walter Matthau?? WTF indeed. Plus we talk to the film's co-star Andrew Robinson about his thoughts on the movie!
And somewhere before the serious examination of misogyny in film, we discuss…Hatchet, Il Posto, Conan the Destroyer, Harry Dean Stanton, an inspiring educational movie, Olivia D'abo, Norman Fell, Playboy…the wickedest magazine of all, the generations of the suburbs, Wes Craven, Ice Cube’s mom, Rory Gallagher, Super, a little person giving out Halloween candy, keeping you boss’s picture on your nightstand, the first time I saw a full-grown naked woman, Movie Meltdown as therapy, Babysitters Beware, Adam Green, a fake foreign language, a bald girl, Escape from New York, being kind of loose if you’ve got a round bed. The Bicycle Thief, a killa frog, Wilt Chamberlain, the Playboy forums scene, I don’t believe in the Bell Witch, joining with a women, Roper vs. Furley, Music of the Heart, Ernest Borgnine, Fargo, insecure men, James Gunn, Three Stooges German, I’ve got nothing against pictures of naked women, a big build-up to a great letdown, the Playboy’s man’s man fantasy, Reservoir Dogs meets No Country for Old Men and why do women wear thongs?
Spoiler Alert: Full spoilers revealed for Charley Varrick, so go watch the movie now!!
“What have I been missing and how much do I not know…about what I’ve not seen?”