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Easy Riders Raging Podcast

From Star Wars to Saturday Night Fever, to The Godfather and Grease, Annie Hall and Alien, the 1970s was THE decade for great movies. Here at Easy Riders Raging Podcast we're looking back at all the classics of the decade, discussing the films of Scorsese, Friedkin, Coppola, Altman, De Palma and many many more. Aside from our discussions, each episode includes some of our trademark features such as Recastarama (where we recast the film using current actors) and Who Am I (where we work out who we would be in the film). Lots of fun to be had. [Our 1960s series is also available]
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From Star Wars to Saturday Night Fever, to The Godfather and Grease, Annie Hall and Alien, the 1970s was THE decade for great movies. Here at Easy Riders Raging Podcast we're looking back at all the classics of the decade, discussing the films of Scorsese, Friedkin, Coppola, Altman, De Palma and many many more. Aside from our discussions, each episode includes some of our trademark features such as Recastarama (where we recast the film using current actors) and Who Am I (where we work out who we would be in the film). Lots of fun to be had. [Our 1960s series is also available]

Nov 9, 2018

This week I was delighted to be joined by Rich from the 80s film podcast Betamax Video Club to discuss the Roger Moore 007 classic 'The Spy Who Loved Me'.

Nov 3, 2018

In this episode we discuss everyone's favourites, The Muppets, as we discuss their first film 'The Muppet Movie'.

Along the way we discuss the films of Steve Martin,the passing of Burt Reynolds and much more.

Oct 26, 2018

Dressed in spray-painted masks of Riker and Captain Janeway (no, not really), Kieran and I discuss the horror classic, 'Halloween' by director John Carpenter. But does it hold up after 40 years?

Oct 19, 2018

To celebrate our 50th 1970s episode, Kieran and I discuss a stone-cold classic, Francis Ford Coppola's 'The Godfather'.

And if you want to hear more Godfather discussion go to www.patreon.com/ERRP where supporters of the show can download an exclusive chat on the idea of whether 'The Godfather' could work as a TV show (amongst many other exclusives).

Oct 12, 2018

Smile you son of a bitch.... because this week we're talking about the Spielberg classic, 'Jaws'.

Reissuing an episode from our sister show, the SpielbergPod, from a 2015 conversation about the Amity set classic, Paul and I talk about splitting the film into two parts, the notion of a shark terrorising the Isle of Wight, 'Jurassic Park' comparisons, the TV show 'The Affair', the idea of making Brody gay and much, much more.

And to make this a bigger boat we've accompanied this old recording with some new recordings, as me and several of my co-hosts do some 2018 masterclass sessions, doing several dramatic readings of scenes from Jaws. Set sail for a good time people!

Oct 10, 2018

In this mid-week solo sesh, I discuss the films 'Dark Star' and 'Assault on Precinct 13' by director John Carpenter.

Oct 6, 2018

Finally returning to our coverage of the James Bond films, Kieran and I discuss 'Diamonds Are Forever'.

We also discuss one of the best episodes of The Simpsons, gay henchmen, 'Armageddon' and I give one of the worst recasts you'll hear in a while.

Sep 29, 2018

Ship to shore, do you read me anymore? Join Jake and I as we set sail aboard disaster classic, 'The Poseiden Adventure'. 

Sep 21, 2018

In this episode Paul, Kieran and I boldly go where... probably lots of podcasts have been before as we talk about Star Trek. Specifically, the first Trek film 'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' but also touching on all the films and the various TV shows (as well as debating which is better, Double Deckers or Toffee Crisps).

Sep 14, 2018

In this episode Kieran and I talk about a multitude of topics as we discuss the film 'Network' by Sidney Lumet.

So you can expect talk on outrage culture, the up and down career of Liam Neeson, James Gunn, Rosanne, Netflix, 'Deal or No Deal', 'What is America?', Jonathan Pie, the shows of Aaron Sorkin, reality TV (specifically 'Big Brother') and 'The Meg'.

Oh, and Kieran has a dynamite anecdote about watching 'Catchphrase'.

Sep 8, 2018

In this episode Paul and I discuss the Arthur Hiller film (written by recently deceased screenwriter Neil Simon) 'The Out-of-Towners' starring Jack Lemon and Sandy Dennis.

Oh, and that fantastic Bristol cinema we mention is called 20th Century Flicks. If you're in the area please check them out!

Sep 1, 2018

In this episode Paul and I discuss one of his favourite films, 'Don't Look Now'.

Aug 25, 2018

Buongiorno! Today Jev and I discuss Dario Argento's 'Deep Red' (Profondo rosso) a cracking Italian horror film which was picked by one of our Patreon supporters. That's right, if you go to www.Patreon.com/ERRP you can get exclusive bonus episodes AND you can pick a film for us to cover here on the show.

 

 

Aug 20, 2018

Recorded back on Friday the 13th, Paul, Kieran and I discuss horror classic 'The Omen'.

Expect conversation about the sequels, about other great horror films ('The Blair Witch Project', 'Hereditary', 'The Exorcist', etc.) and much much more. 

Aug 15, 2018

In this mid-week episode I wrap up #AshbyAugst - our mini-series on the films of director Hal Ashby by looking at his films 'Coming Home' and 'Being There'.

Aug 11, 2018

In this episode Kieran and I discuss the film 'Shampoo', continuing our look at the films of director Hal Ashby.

Along the way we discuss our favourite Sofia Coppola films, we talk 'Boogie Nights', we gossip around the sex lives of Warren Beatty and Carrie Fisher and we question what Olivia Wilde has been in recently. 

Aug 8, 2018

In this episode I continue #AshbyAugust with a discussion on the Richard Linklater-esque Hal Ashby film 'The Last Detail' which stars Jack Nicholson and-spoiler for my review- is well worth checking out.

Aug 4, 2018

Kicking off #AshbyAugust (where we discuss the films of Hal Ashby), Kieran and I discuss cult classic 'Harold and Maude', a film we both found to be one of the best of the decade.

Jul 28, 2018

In this episode Paul and I discuss Richard Donner's film 'Superman'.

We also discuss the other Superman films such as 'Superman Returns' and 'Man of Steel', Sam Rami's 'Spider-Man' and we also have a bit of a sing.

Jul 25, 2018

In this episode Jev and I discuss Mike Leigh's 'Nuts in May'.... in July.

We also discuss brewing tea, citizens arrests, 'Bottom', Thanos and much, much more.

Jul 21, 2018

Oo-de-lally, oo-de-lally, golly - what a pod! Kieran, Paul and I reunite to discuss the Disney classic 'Robin Hood'.

Expect conversation about 'Mama Mia', the Ocean's films, dealing with a mouse infestation, our love of The Lion King and much much more.

Jul 7, 2018

Pack your guitar and your bow and arrow as Jake and I take a trip down river to discuss sweetcorn, Paddington and of course, 'Deliverance'.

Jun 30, 2018

In this episode, recorded for the SpielbergPod back in 2015, Paul, Kieran and I discuss the Ridley Scott film 'Alien'.

Expect talk of 'Prometheus', of 'meeting; David Walliams, of the career of Ridley Scott and much much more.

Jun 23, 2018

In this episode I'm joined by Cathy and Dave, hosts of the fantastic film podcast The Cinemile, to discuss the film 'Rocky'

Jun 20, 2018

Continuing my coverage of the Disney films, I discuss 'The Rescuers' and 'Pete's Dragon'.

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