In the final episode about the films of 1970, Sophia Ciminello and Nick Ruhrkraut of the Oscar Wild podcast join Brian for a discussion of the 43rd Academy Awards! They also talk box office numbers of the year, the 28th Golden Globe Awards, and their personal favorite films of 1970. Consider this the first seasonContinue reading “Episode 22: The 43rd Academy Awards and the 1970 Films Wrap-Up”
Jake Toplitt joins Brian for a discussion of Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, which won the 1970 Oscar for Best Foreign Film. They also talk about the career of the film’s incredible composer Ennio Morricone and pick his three best scores!
Brandon Siri joins Brian for a discussion of Howard Hawks’ final film Rio Lobo, starring John Wayne. They also talk about Hawks’ astounding career and pick his three best movies!
Patrick Gomez (Editor in Chief of The A.V. Club) joins Brian for a discussion of the romantic comedy There’s a Girl in My Soup, starring Peter Sellers and Goldie Hawn. They also talk about Hawn’s fabulous career and pick her three best movies!
Forrest Hartman joins Brian for a discussion of the Oscar-nominated epic western Little Big Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Faye Dunaway. They also talk about Hoffman’s incredible career and pick his three best movies!
Katie Bode joins Brian for a very merry holiday episode discussing Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town and the Rankin/Bass Christmas TV specials!
Mark Lynn joins Brian for a discussion of the Oscar-winning drama Love Story, the highest grossing film of 1970, starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw. They also talk about O’Neal’s career and pick his three best movies!
Scott Gairdner (Podcast: The Ride) joins Brian for a discussion of the 1970 animated feature THE ARISTOCATS. They also talk about the classic Disney animated films and pick their three favorites!
Marcus Gorman joins Brian for a discussion of the surreal 1970 comedy BREWSTER MCCLOUD, directed by Robert Altman and starring Bud Cort and Shelley Duvall, in her film debut! They also talk about Duvall’s unconventional career and pick her three best films.
Alonso Duralde (The Wrap / Breakfast All Day / Linoleum Knife / Who Shot Ya? / A Film and a Movie) joins Brian for a discussion of the 1970 Christmas film SCROOGE, starring Albert Finney in the title role. They also pick their favorite adaptations of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol!