On this episode we reviewed films scored by my favorite composer, John Barry. The films and scores selected were my choices. And, I made the selections so that we could illustrate the differences in the musical styles Barry employed depending upon the subject of the films.&n [...]
Eddie and I recorded this episode prior to the week of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s landing on the moon. The landing occurred on July 20, 1969. We wanted to complete this podcast so you might have time to view or re-view the films we [...]
On this episode Eddie and I discussed our favorite baseball films. We did this to pay homage to how America’s Favorite Pastime is portrayed in the movies. Some are funny, some inspiring and some have social significance. There are a few that have been so embedded in [...]
Eddie and I have talked about how movies can encourage us to learn more about historic events. Most recently we reviewed war movies and there are numerous of those. On an upcoming episode we will discussing films that relate to events surrounding the Apollo 11 moon landing w [...]
Eddie and I both enjoy watching Denzel Washington films. We both loved Denzel in The Equalizer - Antoine Fuqua (2014), based on the 1980’s TV series that originally [...]
During this episode we discussed the films of Ridley Scott. I have admired the work of the British director for some time. Sir Ridley (yes, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth back in July, 2003 for his film contributions) as we noted has an extensive list of directorial effo [...]
In a follow up to last week’s war movie discussion I mentioned a few other significant films which were based on novels written using World War II as the setting. These books were initial works by authors who went on to have long successful writing careers.
During this episode I mentioned several movies detailing various portrayals of wars fought by members of the US military.
This subject was selected for our inaugural podcast because we were recording it during the week of [...]