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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]

Sep 23, 2017

In this episode Kieran and I discuss the western classic, 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly', the third part in Sergio Leone's 'dollars trilogy' starring Clint Eastwood.

Along the way we discuss Metallica, Deadwood, the Kill Bill films, cartridge pens and much more.

Sep 16, 2017

In this episode Paul and I discuss the Hitchcock classic, 'The Birds'.

Along the way we talk recreational trousers, 9/11 conspiracy theories and we try/ fail to sing along to The Beatles.

Sep 9, 2017

Cats, prostitution, racism and making tea using the hot tap, as Paul and I discuss the Audrey Hepburn classic 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'.

Sep 2, 2017

In this episode Paul and I discuss the Disney classic '101 Dalmatians'.

Aug 30, 2017

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? In this short, solo episode, I get confused over what is actually happening as I watch Martin Scorsese's debut feature-length film 'Who's That Knocking at My Door'.

Aug 26, 2017

In this episode Kieran and I discuss cult movie 'Barbarella', the super-cheap, super-camp sci-fi sex romp starring Jane Fonda.

But it is any good?  

Aug 19, 2017

In this episode we discuss the second film by The Beatles, 'Help'.

Along the way we praise the board games 'Ticket to Ride' and 'Settlers of Catan', we discuss '99' ice creams, Arcade Fire and more. 

Aug 12, 2017

In this episode Jake and I discuss the black and white horror classic 'Night of the Living Dead' by director George A. Romero (RIP).

We discuss the impact of this film (inc. Romero's own 'of the Dead' franchise) as well as discussing a zombie crossover with British sitcom 'The Good Life', our favourite Kevin Spacey films, the Dave Franco film 'Nerve' and I retell 'a two Magnum Saturday'.

*Note- This episode was recorded prior to the passing of George A. Romero.

Aug 5, 2017

In this episode me and my friend Jake discuss the Paul Newman/ Robert Redford classic, 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'.

Aug 2, 2017

In this mid-week solo episode I discuss two legit classics set in and around World War 2, 'The Great Escape' (with Steve 'Bullet' McQueen and Sir Richard 'Jurassic Park' Attenborough) and 'The Sound of Music' (starring Dame Julie 'Mary Poppins' Andrews and Christopher 'Up' Plummer).

Along the way I touch of the British love of losers, I repeatedly use the phrase 'Blind Blofeld' and I imagine a brief crossover between these two films.  

Jul 29, 2017

In this episode Kieran and I discuss gluten-free dining in Italy, patriotism (or lack thereof), the Fast and the Furious films, the Miss Congeniality films, Brexit, the 1966 World Cup, Alexa and... oh, and the film 'The Italian Job'. Staring Michael bloody Caine. 

Jul 22, 2017

In this episode Kieran and I discuss the Mel Brooks film 'The Producers'.

Along the way we discuss the remake of the film (with Ferris Bueller, Kill Bill and guy from The Birdcage), the TV shows Curb Your Enthusiasm and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, the films of Uma Thurman (noting her inability to wink) and much much more.

Jul 15, 2017

In this episode me and Jev discuss the film 'Blow-Up.'

Along the way we discuss mimes, the ethics or photography and whether or not this is a legitimately good film. 

Jul 8, 2017

In this episode Jev and I discuss the 60's classic 'Bonnie and Clyde'.

We also talk choc ices, 'Lock Stock...', the best episode of E.R. ('Hell and High Water') and walking on the Isle of Wight.

Jul 5, 2017

In this solo mid-weeker I discuss two British films- 'Saturday Night, Sunday Morning' and 'Kes'.

You can expect a swear-free discussion of these two movies, one from the start of the decade (1960) and one from the end (1969) as well as a plethora of ERRP's trademark features. 

Jul 1, 2017

In this episode we talk John le Carré, specifically the 1960 film adaptation of his book 'The Spy Who Came In From the Cold' but also about some of the other adaptations of his work (including 'The Night Manager' and 'Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy').

Jun 24, 2017

In this episode Paul and I discuss the next James Bond film, 'Thunderball'.

Along the way we say goodbye to Roger Moore, discuss the idea of a Canadian 007, we talk about watching Tom Jones at Reading (17 years ago!) as well as eating caviar and lots more.

Jun 17, 2017

In this episode Paul and I discuss the 1960 film adaptation of HG Wells' book, 'The Time Machine.'

Along the way we discuss Sliders, Back to the Future, Futurama, the X-Men, The Matrix and a lot more.

Jun 10, 2017

In this episode me and Paul break out the Kubrick and discuss the filmmakers Cold War comedy 'Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'.

Jun 3, 2017

In this episode Paul and I discuss the Disney film 'The Sword in the Stone' about the childhood of King Arthur.

Along the way we talk about the recent Guy Ritchie film about King Arthur as well as John Boorman's 'Excalibur', 'Aladdin', the classic BBC TV show 'Blackadder' and the trailer for 'The Force Awakens'. We also talk about squirrel sex. 

May 27, 2017

In this short, swear-free, solo episode I discuss two films (both currently available on Netflix UK). Those films are 'In the Heat of the Night' and 'To Kill a Mockingbird', two multi-Oscar winning films tackling racial tension in Southern USA.

These films are discussed spoiler free with a smattering of features for your entertainment. 

May 20, 2017

Continuing our coverage of the James Bond films, Kieran and I discuss the 007 classic 'Goldfinger'.

Along the way we discuss KFC, the Southend Pleasure Pier, Switzerland, 'the special relationship' and somehow we even find time to talk about films.

Expect songs and smut in equal measure. 

May 13, 2017

In this episode me and Kieran discuss the first Beatles movie- 'A Hard Day's Night'.

Along the way we discuss the lives (and deaths) of the Fab Four, we talk us doing karaoke, Spiceworld, the Superman films and we attempt political balance.

May 6, 2017

In this solo podcast I talk (spoiler-free!) about the David Lean film 'Lawrence of Arabia'.

Expect talk of Star Wars, Brokeback Mountain and the director Christopher Nolan.

With guest Recastarama contributions from my friend Paul (past and future guest on the show) and Empire Magazine editor, Chris Hewitt. 

Apr 29, 2017

In this episode Jake and I discuss the film 'Easy Rider'.

Along the way we talk about the chaotic making of this movie, school dinners, haircuts, Kevin Smith's 'Clerks' and much more. 

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