In this final episode about the films of 1971, James Kunovski of the Out of Oscar podcast joins Brian for a discussion of the 44th Academy Awards! They also talk the top box office hits of the year, the 29th Golden Globe Awards, and their personal favorite films of 1971. Consider this the second seasonContinue reading “Episode 74: The 44th Academy Awards and the 1971 Wrap-Up”
Category Archives: 1971
Episode 73: Straw Dogs and the Career of Sam Peckinpah
Jonah Koslofsky joins Brian for a discussion of STRAW DOGS, starring Dustin Hoffman and directed by Sam Peckinpah. They also talk about Peckinpah’s great career and pick his three best films!
Episode 72: The Hospital and the Career of George C. Scott
Tim Robey, film critic for The Telegraph, joins Brian for a discussion of THE HOSPITAL, the Oscar winner for Best Original Screenplay that stars George C. Scott and Diana Rigg. They also talk about Scott’s legendary career and pick his three best films!
Episode 71: Nicholas and Alexandra and Historical Epics
Mark Lynn joins Brian for a discussion of NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA, the three-hour British drama that received an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. They also talk about historical epics and pick their three favorites!
Episode 70: A Clockwork Orange and the Career of Stanley Kubrick
Alex Christenson joins Brian for a discussion of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, the iconic classic written, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick. They also talk about Kubrick’s astonishing career and pick his three best films!
Episode 69: Bedknobs and Broomsticks and the Career of Angela Lansbury
Rebecca Long of Observer joins Brian for a discussion of BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS, the beloved Disney classic starring Angela Lansbury and David Tomlinson! They also talk about Lansbury’s amazing career and pick her three best films.
Episode 68: Dirty Harry and the Career of Clint Eastwood
Joshua Rothkopf of Entertainment Weekly joins Brian for a discussion of DIRTY HARRY, the iconic Clint Eastwood action thriller! They also talk about Eastwood’s spectacular career and pick his three best movies.
Episode 67: Harold and Maude and the Career of Hal Ashby
Michael Branch joins Brian for a discussion of HAROLD AND MAUDE, starring Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon and directed by Hal Ashby! They also talk about Ashby’s incredible career and pick his three best movies.
Episode 66: Diamonds Are Forever and the Sean Connery James Bond Films
Daniel Howat of Next Best Picture joins Brian for a discussion of DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, Sean Connery’s final official entry in the James Bond movie franchise!
Episode 65: Brian’s Song and the Career of Billy Dee Williams
Harrison Blackman joins Brian for a discussion of BRIAN’S SONG, the Emmy-winning TV movie tearjerker starring James Caan and Billy Dee Williams. They also talk about Williams’ career and pick his three best films!