This time on Laser Discotheque we watch Cutthroat Island, the movie that took pirates out of the multiplex for nearly a decade. Renny Harlin throws good money after bad on an astounding scale, and after we had so much fun with Die Harder, too. Guess they can’t all be Captain Blood.
Today, we watch a perfect movie. If you’ve never seen it, Big Night is the kind of food movie that understands when adding one ingredient more would ruin the dish. Watch this move.. and then listen to our show. But mostly, watch this movie.
In this episode we mark the passing of legendary filmmaker Jonathan Demme. I’ll just come out and say it, this movie is a lot smarter than we are. Doesn’t stop us from loving the bejeezus out of it. We rarely say this, but if you haven’t seen this movie before you listen, please do. You’ll be glad you did.
In this intentionally lost episode (it’s not going into the podcast feed) we cover Ridley Scott’s first movie. We end up learning a lot about what kind of movies we should cover on the show. It’s not a good time. Good movie though..
In our first request episode, we watch the bafflingly entertaining Hudson Hawk. We had way more fun with this one than we had any right to expect. You can check out Return of the Bruno here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiSTW3NSp6o