Luis & Chris discuss Robert Downey Sr. and his anarchic comedies 'Putney Swope' (1969) and 'Chafed Elbows' (1966).
Luis & Chris discuss the work of Henri-Georges Clouzot - 'The Wages of Fear' (1953) and 'Les Diaboliques' (1955) - and whether he beats Hitchcock as the true Master of Suspense. Also: How Gus Van Sant ruined Luis' life, and Tarantino's Expiration Theory.
There Once Was a Singing Blackbird portrays a man with a somewhat aimless life. I wouldn't recommend viewing it for plot or even for character development, but the careful way it is constructed leads to a surprising wealth of ideas for discussion.Read More
Luis and Chris watch Pedro Almodovar's 'All About My Mother', and discuss movie melodrama, and the differences between cross-dressers, transvestites and drag queens.
Forest of the Gods is based on one of Lithuania's most popular and important historical novels, the true account of a literature professor who would not be silent, and was sent to a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.Read More