After the break, you'll find the first half of our guest heavy SPECIAL STAR-STUDDED HALLOWEEN EPISODE of the only movie podcast in the world. This week on Travis Bickle on the Riviera movie podcast, something we threatened to do for years finally happened.
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We have been talking about doing a Ridley Scott vs Tony Scott special since the earliest episodes of the show, and we're finally doing it now for this year's Halloween special. And due to the scope of the thing, it's longer than Steven Wright reading the unexpurgated bible aloud to DJ Screw. Today's show is part 1, please check out part 2 available this Friday.
On this special episode your hosts Alternate Memphis Mafia Timeline Sean Witzke and Tucker Sayonara Stone are joined by the voice talents of:
0:13:06 - 0:42:55 - The Duellists and The Hunger with John Keogh's 's Shadow Burned Into a Wall.
1:06:22 - 1:55:15 - The Counselor and Prometheus with Mater SuSarahia.
2:09:09 - 2:30:48 - Days of Thunder with Spawn of Mork.
Morgan Jeske's latest comic is ●●●● Vol. I and it can be purchased here. He is also the co-host of this show, dummy.
David Brothers is the host of the Image Comics podcast The I Word, and hosted more panels at comic conventions this year than any human ought to.
John Schork's writing can be read at Village Machine.
The films of Tony Scott
The Hunger (1983), starring David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Catharine Denueve, Cliff De Young, Beth Ehlers, and Dan Hedeya. Written by Ian Davis, Michael Thomas, and Whitley Streiber. Music by Danny Jaeger and Michael Rubini. Cinematography by Stephen Goldblatt. Editing by Pamela Power. Production design by Brian Morris. Costume design by Milena Canonero. Special makeup effects by Dick Smith.
Top Gun (1986), starring Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerrrit, Michael Ironsides, and John Stockwell. Written by Jim Cash and Jack Epps Jr. Music by Harold Faltermeyer. Cinematography by Jeffrey Kimball. Editing by Chris Lebenzon and Billy Weber.
Beverly Hills Cop 2 (1987), starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jurgen Pronchow, Ronny Cox, John Ashton, Brigitte Neilsen, Allen Garfield, Dean Stockwell, Paul Reiser, Gilbert R. Hill, Chris Rock, and Paul Guilfoyle. Written by Larry Ferguson, Warren Skaaren, David Giler, and Dennis Klein. Music by Harold Faltermeyer. Cinematography by Jeffrey Kimball. Editing by Chris Lebenzon, Michael Tronick, and Billy Weber.
Revenge (1990), starring Kevin Costner, Madeline Stowe, Anthony Quinn, Tomas Milian, Sally Kirkland, Miguel Ferrer, and John Leguizamo. Written by Jim Harrison and Jeffrey Fiskin. Music by Jack Nitzsche. Cinematography by Jeffrey Kimball. Editing by Chris Lebenzon and Michael Tronick.
Days of Thunder (1990), starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, John C. Reilly, Fred Thompson, and Michael Rooker. Written by Robert Towne. Editing by Chris Lebenzon, Michael Tronick, Robert C Jones, Bert Lovitz, Stuart Waks, and Billy Weber. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by Ward Russell.
The Last Boy Scout (1991), starring Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Taylor Negron, Danielle Harris, Chelsea Field, Noble Willingham, Halle Berry, Kim Coates, and Bruce McGill. Written by Shane Black and Greg Hicks. Music by Michael Kamen. Editing by Stuart Baird, Mark Helfrich, and Mark Goldblatt. Cinematography by Ward Russell.
True Romance (1993), starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Sam Jackson, Bronson Pinchot, Chris Penn, Michael Rappaport, Saul Rubinek, James Gandolfini, Victor Argo, Kevin Corrigan, Paul Ben-Victor, and Ed Lauter. Written by Quentin Tarantino. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by Jeffrey Kimball. Editing by Michael Tronick and Christian Wagner.
Crimson Tide (1995), starring Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Matt Craven, Viggo Mortensen, George Dzundza, Jason Robards, and James Gandolfini. Written by Michael Schiffer and Quentin Tarantino. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski. Editing by Chris Lebenzon.
The Fan (1996), starring Robert Deniro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin, John Leguizamo, and Benicio Del Toro. Written by Phoef Sutton. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski. Music by Hans Zimmer. Editing by Claire Simpson and Christian Wagner.
Enemy of the State (1998), starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet, Regina King, Barry Pepper, Stuart Wilson, Ian Hart, Scott Caan, Jake Busey, Jason Lee, Gabriel Byrne, Dan Butler, Jack Black, Jamie Kennedy, Seth Green, Anna Gunn, Tom Sizemore, and Jason Robards. Written by David Marconi. Music by Harry Gregson Williams and Trevor Williams. Cinematography by Daniel Mendel. Editing by Chris Lebenzon.
Spy Game (2001), starring Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Catharine McCormack, Stephen Dillane, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, David Hemmings, Benedict Wong, and Charlotte Rampling. Written by Michael Frost Beckner and David Arata. Music by Harry Gregson Williams. Cinematography by Daniel Mendel. Editing by Christian Wagner.
Man on Fire (2004), starring Denzel Washingston, Dakota Fanning, Christopher Walken, Radha Mitchell, Marc Anthony, Giancarlo Gianini, Mickey Rourke, Rachel Ticotin, and Jesus Ochoa. Written by Brian Hegeland. Music by Harry Gregson Williams. Editing by Christian Wagner. Cinematography by Paul Cameron.
Domino (2005), starring Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke, Edgar Ramirez, Delroy Lindo, Monique, Mena Suvari, Christopher Walken, Lew Temple, Macy Gray, Jacqueline Bissett, Dabney Coleman, Ian Zering, Brian Austin Green, T.K. Carter, and Lucy Liu. Written by Richard Kelly and Steve Barancik. Music by Harry Gregson Williams. Editing by Christian Wagner and William Goldenberg. Cinematography by Daniel Mendel.
Deja Vu (2006), starring Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Val Kilmer, Jim Caviezel, Adam Goldberg, Erika Alexander, Elle Fanning, and Bruce Greenwood. Written by Terry Rossio and Bill Marsili. Music by Harry Gregson Williams. Cinematography by Paul Cameron. Editing by Chris Lebenzon and Jason Hellman.
Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009), starring Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzman, John Tutturo, and James Gandolfini. Written by Brian Hegeland. Music by Harry Gregson Williams. Editing by Chris Lebenzon. Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler.
Unstoppable (2010), starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, TJ Miller, Kevin Dunn. Lew Temple, Kevin Corrigan, and Kevin Chapman. Written by Mark Bomback. Music by Harry Gregson Williams. Editing by Chris Lebenzon and Robert Duffy. Cinematography by Ben Seresin.
The films of Ridley Scott
The Duellists (1977), starring Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Cristina Raines, Edward Fox, Tom Conti, Stacey Keach and Diana Quick. Written by Gerald Vaughn Hughes, cinematography by Frank Tidy, edited by Pamela Power. Music by Howard Blake.
Alien (1979), starring Sigourney Weaver, Yaphet Kotto, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, John Hurt, Harry Dean Stanton, and Ian Holm. Written by Walter Hill, David Giler, Dan O'Bannon & Ron Shussett. Cinematography by Vanlint. Design work by HR Giger, Moebius, Ron Cobb, Chris Foss, Carlo Rambaldi, Roger Christian, and Michael Seymour. Music by Jerry Goldsmith. Editing by Terry Rawlings and Peter Weatherly.
Blade Runner (1982), starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, and James Hong. Music by Vangelis. Cinematography by Jordan Cronenweth. Editing by Terry Rawlings and Marsha Nakashima. Design work by Syd Mead and David Synder. Screenplay by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples.
Legend (1985), starring Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, and Annabelle Lanyon. Written by William Hjortsburg. Produced by Arnon Milchan. Music by (depending on which cut) Jerry Goldsmith and Tangerine Dream. Cinematography by Alex Thomson. Editing by Terry Rawlings. Design work by Assheton Gordon, Les Dilley, Norman Dorme, Ann Mollo, and Charles Knode. Special Makeup Effects by Rob Bottin.
Someone To Watch Over Me (1987), starring Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers, Lorraine Bracco, Jerry Orbach, and John Rubenstein. Written by Howard Franklin. Music by Michael Kamen. Edited by Claire Simpson. Produced by Ridley Scott, Thierry De Ganay, and Harold Schneider.
Black Rain (1989), starring Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw, Yusaku Matsuda, Shigero Koyama, Stephen Root, Jun Kumimura, Al Leong, and Luis Guzman. Written by Craig Bolotin and Warren Lewis. Produced by Craig Bolotin, Stanley R. Jaffe, Julie Kirkham, and Sherry Lansing. Edited by Tom Rolf. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by Jan De Bont. Production design by Norris Spencer.
Thelma & Louise (1991), starring Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Christopher McDonald, Brad Pitt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Madsen, and Jason Beghe. Written by Callie Khouri. Produced by Ridley Scott and Mimi Polk Gitlin. Music by Hans Zimmer. Editing by Thom Noble. Cinematography by Adrian Biddle. Production Design by Norris Spencer.
1492: The Conquest of Paradise (1992), starring Gerard Depardiu, Armand Assante, Ridley Scot, Fernando Rey, Frank Langella, Tcheky Kayro, Angela Molina, and Arnold Vosloo. Written by Rose Bosch. Cinematography by Adrian Biddle. Music by Vangelis. Production design by Norris Spencer.
White Squall (1996), starring Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, Scott Wolf, Ryan Phillipe, Jeremy Sisto, Balthazar Getty, Zeljko Ivanek, and Ethan Embry. Written by Todd Robinson. Cinematography by Hugh Johnson. Music by Jeff Rona. Editing by Gerry Hambling.
G.I. Jane (1997), starring Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Jim Caviezel, Anne Bancroft, Jason Beghe, John Michael Higgins, and Morris Chestnut. Written by Danielle Alexandra andDavid Twohy. Cinematography by Hugh Johnson. Edited by Pietro Scalia. Music by Trevor Jones. Production design by Arthur Max.
Gladiator (2000), starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Neilsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Djimon Honsou, David Hemmings, Tommy Flanagan, and Sven Ole Thorson. Written by David Franzioni, John Logan, and William Nicholson. Music by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerard. Cinematography by John Mathieson. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Arthur Max.
Hannibal (2001), starring Anthony Hopkins, Julienne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta, Zeljko Ivanek, Frankie Faison, Giancarlo Giannini, and Francesca Niri. Written by David Mamet and Steve Zaillian. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by John Mathieson. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Norris Spencer.
Black Hawk Down (2001), starring Eric Bana, Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Orlando Bloom, Sam Shepard, William Fichtner, Ewan Bremmer, Kim Coates, Hugh Dancey, Ron Eldard, Ioan Grufford, Zeljko Ivanek, Jeremy Piven, and Tom Hardy. Written by Mark Bowden and Ken Nolan. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by Slawomir Idziak. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production Design by Arthur Max.
Matchstick Men (2003), starring Nicholas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce McGill, Bruce Altman, and Melora Waters. Written by Nicholas and Ted Griffin. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by John Mathieson. Editing by Dody Dorn. Production design by Tom Foden.
Kingdom of Heaven (2005), starring Orlando Bloom, Michael Sheen, David Thewlis, Liam Neeson, Eva Green, Edward Norton, Kevin McKidd, Martin Csokas, Brendan Gleeson, Jeremy Irons, and Ghasan Massoud. Written by William Monahan. Music by Harry Gregson Williams. Cinematography by John Mathieson. Editing by Dody Dorn. Production design by Arthur Max.
A Good Year (2006), starring Russell Crowe, Marion Cottilard, Albert Finney, Freddie Highmore, Rafe Spall, Archie Panjabi, and Richard Coyle. Written by Marc Klein. Music by Martin Streitenfeld. Cinematography by Phillipe Le Sourd. Editing by Dody Dorn and Robb Sullivan. Production design by Sonja Klaus.
American Gangster (2007), starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Cuba Gooding Jr., Chewitel Ejifor, Idris Elba, Josh Brolin, John Hawks, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, Rza, Yul Vazquez, Ruby Dee, Carla Gugino, John Ortiz, Joe Morton, T.I., Armand Assante, John Polito, Kevin Corrigan, Norman Reedus, and Anthony Hamilton. Written by Steve Zaillian. Cinematography by Harris Savides. Music by Martin Streitenfeld. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Arthur Max.
Body of Lies (2008), starring Leonardo Dicaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani, Oscar Isaac, Ali Suliman, and Simon McBurney. Written by William Monahan. Cinematography by Alexander Witt. Music by Martin Streitenfeld. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Arthur Max.
Robin Hood (2010), starring Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Max Von Sydow, William Hurt, Mark Strong, Oscar Isaac, Danny Huston, Eiileen Atkins, Mark Addy, Scott Grimes, and Lea Seydoux. Written by Brian Hegeland. Music by Martin Streitenfeld. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Arthur Max. Cinematography by John Mathieson.
Prometheus (2012), starring Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Rafe Spall, Logan Marshall-Green, Sean Harris, and Benedict Wong. Written by John Spaihts and Damon Lindelof. Music by Martin Streitenfeld. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Arthur Max. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.
The Counselor (2013), starring Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Bruno Ganz, Rosie Perez, Dean Norris, John Leguizamo, Rueben Blades, Edgar Ramirez, Goran Visnjic, and Sam Spruell. Written by Cormac McCarthy. Music by Daniel Pemberton. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Arthur Max. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, John Tutturo, Aaron Paul, Ben Mendelsohn, Maria Valverde, and Ben Kingsly. Music by Alberto Iglesias. Editing by Billy Rich. Production design by Arthur Max. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski. Written by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Steve Zaillian, and Jeffrey Caine.
The Martian (2015), starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Chewitel Ejifor, and Benedict Wong. Written by Drew Goddard. Music by Harry Gregson-Williams. Editing by Pietro Scalia. Production design by Arthur Max. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.
Also discussed on this episode:
The Hardy Boys Case Files, Commando, Nancy Drew, King of New York, The Babysitters Club, Joe Dirt, Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Idris Elba, The Open Curtain, Chuck Palahniuk, Tom Cruise, Mimi Rogers, 1984 Apple Commercial, Beyond the Sea, In the Heart of the Sea, James Spader, Kevin Spacey, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Boy and Bicycle, Takashi Miike, Woody Allen, Happiness of the Katakuris, Deadwood, Bad Lieutenant, Bride Wars, Barry Lyndon, Singer Sargent, Bad Timing, Mean Streets, Fingers, Taxi Driver, Reservoir Dogs, Joseph Conrad, There Will Be Blood, The Prestige, Nashville, The Long Riders, John Woo, Stanley Kubrick, D.A. Pennebaker, the Maysles Brothers, Sade, Bauhaus, Nicolas Roeg, The Man Who Fell To Earth, Performance, xXx, Michael Bay, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Alan Parker, The Wall, Angel Heart, Henry Rollins, Columbo, Blood Simple, To Live and Die In LA, The Loveless, Near Dark, Night Gallery, Alien Vs Predator, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Deniro, Andrew Dice Clay, The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, Russell Mulcahy, Blue Jasmine, Armageddon, Adrian Lyne, Terrence Malick, John Wayne Gacy, Sunshine, Kristen Wiig on SNL, Marco Polo, Kenny Loggins, Daniel Tiger, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Predator, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Exit Wounds, Michael Jai White, DMX, Steven Seagal, Tom Arnold, Anthony Anderson, Brett Ratner, Audition, Shadow of a Doubt, Wait Until Dark, Paul Thomas Anderson, Aliens, Star Wars, Trauma, Tom Savini, Dario Argento, No Country For Old Men, All the Pretty Horses, Shame, The Long Tomorrow, The Big Sleep, William Faulkner, Tom Cruise, Daniel Craig, Layer Cake, Paycheck, Vanilla, Sky, Steve McQueen, The Getaway, Keanu Reeves, A Most Violent Year, Breaking Bad, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Das Boot, The Cotton Club, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Steven Soderbergh, Walter Murch's edit of Touch of Evil, Blood Meridian, Moon, HR Giger, Moebius, Ron Cobb, Ingmar Bergman, Luis Bunuel, The Seventh Seal, James Cameron, Dune, Alien 3, Neil Blomkamp, Pacific Rim, 2001 A Space Odyssey, Wally Wood, Short Circuit 2, Chris Cunningham, Sylvester Stallone, Paul Schrader, Rolling Thunder, Inside Llewyn Davis, Fight Club, Monty Python, Show Me A Hero, The Wire, Treme, Steve Zahn, Sicario, Fargo, Justified, Our Brand Is Crisis, Jackie Chan, Thunderbolt, Chinatown, The Terror, J. Edgar, Nashville, The Americans, Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby, Cross of Iron, Tone Loc, Without Limits, Friend of the show Abhay Khosla talking Tony Scott, Oliver and Company, Lethal Weapon, Always Sunny does Lethal Weapon, Richard Donner, Richard Lester, St. Elmos Fire, The Island, Hot Fuzz, Burn After Reading, Django Unchained, Le Mans, Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer, Dead Calm, Malice, BMX Bandits, John Romita Jr., The Karate Kid, Transformers 4, Goodfellas, Big, The French Connection, Norman Rockwell, Silence of the Lambs, Silver Surfer, Modesty Blaise, Krazy Kat, Run Silent Run Deep, Apocalypse Now, Bourne Supremacy, Aphex Twin, Nine Inch Nails, Walton Goggins in Bourne Identity, United 93, The Conversation, Person of Interest, 24, Numbers, Heat, Mission Impossible, Woodlawn, Ali, Signs, Scarface, Game of Thrones, John Wick, Sergio Corbucci, Virtuosity, The Insider, Romper Stomper, Jax from Mortal Kombat, Traci Lords, Throwing Copper, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Piano, Johnny Suede, Cool World, Career Opportunities, Jennifer Connelly, Jennifer Garner, Timothy Dalton, The Rocketeer, David Lee Roth, Akira, Wolverine, The Yakuza, Crazy Thunder Road, The November Man, The Cell, Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, Cecil Taylor, Southland Tales, Grand Theft Auto, and Kenneth Branagh.
Delphine Seyrig's introduction of Mr. Freedom. Ladies and Gentlemen, you've been living like pigs.
The SImpsons singing "A Chorus Line" from Treehouse of Horror V.
Jerry Goldsmith - music from the 2nd Alien trailer.
Jamie Lee Curtis - "Prison Introduction" from Escape From New York (our intro, as always).
Bauhaus - "Bela Lugosi's Dead (original single mix)" from The Hunger.
Hans Zimmer - "The Steel Plant - part 1" from Black Rain.
Tangerine Dream - "Unicorn Theme" from Legend.
Hans Zimmer - "Main Title" from Days of Thunder.
The Spencer Davis Group - "Gimme Some Lovin" from Days of Thunder.
David Bowie - "Starman" from The Martian
COMING UP ON FRIDAY: Please come back this Friday to hear part 2 of our Ridley Vs. Tony Halloween special with special guests Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, Sloane Leong, Graeme McMillan, and Jeff Lester.
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