Jul 7, 2014
On this episode, Sean and Tucker discuss:
00:00 - 09:08 - Tucker watched a whole bunch of 30 for 30 ESPN documentaries.
The episodes we discuss are Two Escobars, Muhammad & Larry, The Birth of Big Air, and Hillsborough.
09:09 - 13:27 - Sean watched Edge of Tomorrow (2014), directed by Doug Liman, starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, and BILL PAXTONS.
Also mentioned in this section: Claire Evans from YACHT writing about this film and the idea of "the mothership", James Cameron, improvisation in Aliens, Avatar, Ian Nathan's Terminator Vault, and Columbiana.
13:28 - 24:51 - Sean watched The Rover (2014), directed by David Michod, starring Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, and Scoot McNairy.
Also discussed in this section: Sean yelling at Nancy Reagan, Different Strokes, Mad Max, Vanishing Point, Daniel Day Lewis, Pacific Rim, Alien, this huge block of behind the scenes of Alien photographs, Notorious, Pulp Fiction, Star Wars, THX-1138, and Road Games.
24:52 - 30:01 - Tucker watched Touch of Sin (2013), directed by Jia Zhangke, starring Jiang Wu, Zhao Tao, and Wang Baoquiang.
Also discussed in this section: AV Club featuree Joe McCulloch on Only God Forgives, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Pierrot Le Fou.
30:02 - 35:21 - Tucker watched Eating Raoul (1982), directed by Paul Bartel, starring Bartel, Mary Woronov, Robert Beltran, Ed Begley Jr., and Buck Henry.
Also discused in this section: Cannonball, Death Race 2000, The Secret Cinema, the Casanova issue based on The Secret Cinema, the Amazing Stories episode based on The Secret Cinema, Chopping Mall, Tim Burton, and John Waters.
40:45 - 56:30 - Tucker watched 24: Live Another Day because he's a great American.
Also discussed in this section: Die Hard, the Punisher, Benjamin Bratt, Person of Interest, The Soup, Louie, Rolling Thunder, and the idea of cultural escalation brought on by the Horrible Bosses 2 trailer.
Next Week: Screaming and gnashing of teeth.
Homework: A World Cinema film and Touch of Sin.
Our outro music this week: "The Barge" by Alan Silvestri from the Richard Gere movie No Mercy, and used in at least 2 John Woo movies.