On this episode David Brothers joins us to discuss the following movies:
0:00:00 - 0:31:38 - To start off this episode, both of us watched two Ringo Lam films: City on Fire (1987), dir. Ringo Lam, starring Chow Yun Fat, Danny Lee, Tony Leung, Sun Yeh, Carrie Ng, Roy Cheung, and Maria Cordero. AND Full Contact (1992), dir. Ringo Lam, starring Chow Yun Fat, Simon Yam, Anthony Wong, and Ann Bridgewater. Also mentioned in this section: Resevoir Dogs, Prison on Fire, John Woo, The Killing, Infernal Affairs, The Departed, The Last Boy Scout, King of New York, Rebel Without A Cause, Wild At Heart, Wild City, Homefront, Witness, Planet Terror, Django Unchained, Death Proof, Desperado, the idea of Robert Rodriguez having a tv network, Sin City 2, Ben Kingsly, Samuel L. Jackson, Total Recall, and Showgirls, and the Spike Lee version of Old Boy.
0:31:38- 0:39:09 - Next up is Revolver (2005), dir. Guy Ritchie, starring Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore, Andre Benjamin, and Mark Strong. Also mentioned in this section: Snatch, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Rock'n'Rolla, Trance, and Departed.
0:39:10 - 0:46:02 - David watched The Wind Rises (2014), dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Also discussed in this section: Life Lessons, Castle in the Sky, Nausicaaa, Ponyo, Tupac, and Steven Soderbergh.
0:46:03 - 0:57:10 - Sean watched two Fritz Lang films: M (1931), dir. Fritz Lang, starring Peter Lorre, Otto Wernicke, Gustav Grundgrens. AND Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933), dir. Fritz Lang, starring Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Otto Wernicke, Karl Meixner, Oscar Bergeri Sr, Theodor Loos, Rudolf Schundler, and Weira Lissem. Also discussed in this section: V for Vendetta, Michael Keaton as the same character in Out of Sight and Jackie Brown, True Romance, Get Shorty, and how nazis are like the Keystone Cops. See also - this fantastic interview between William Friedkin and Fritz Lang.
0:57:11 - 1:11:56 - Finally, David has been watching 24 season 1+2 starring KEIFER, Mary Lynn Rasjkub, Dennis Haysbert, Elisha Cuthbert, and everybody else. Mostly starring KEIFER. Also discussed in this section: Person of Interest, the Saw movies, Scandal (specifically Joe Morton in this clip), and the torture era of spy fiction.
Our outro music this week: The training montage music from Full Contact.
NEXT WEEK: Homework! Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion and a random roulette Takashi Miike film, for reals this time.