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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]

Apr 22, 2017

In this episode Jake and I discuss the film 'Cool Hand Luke'.

Along the way we discuss OJ Simpson, sun tan lotion, 'The Shawshank Redemption', the crazy world of Shia LeBeouf, speed-eating, whether Paul Newman is cooler than Steve McQueen and we talk eggs. We talk about eggs a lot.

Apr 19, 2017

In this short solo episode I discuss the film 'A Bout de Souffle'' (known internationally as 'Breathless').

Along the way I discuss La Nouvelle Vague (the French New Wave) and it's importance to Hollywood. Oh, and I mispronounce lots of French words.

Apr 15, 2017

In this episode me and Kieran discuss the film 'West Side Story'.

Along the way we discuss other musicals (as well as the Zac Efron film '17 Again'), we talk New York on film, the TV shows 'Twin Peaks' & Australian soap 'Neighbours' and we compare the movie to 'The Warriors'.

We also sing quite a bit. But you already knew that, right?

Apr 8, 2017

In this episode Kieran and I discuss the film 'Midnight Cowboy'.

Along the way we discuss the career of Matthew Mcconaughey, the talent of Dustin Hoffman, the poor choices of John Voight, the TV show Legion and we work out the first four series of Midnight Cowboy- the TV show.

Apr 1, 2017

In this episode me and Campbell discuss the James Bond film, 'From Russia With Love'.

Along the way we discuss Inspector Gadget, Austin Powers, we talk about Twilight Zone: The Movie and we struggle to work out if Alicia Vikander has been a Bond girl.

Also: accents and impressions!

Mar 25, 2017

In this episode me and Campbell discuss the film 'Peeping Tom'.

Along the way we discuss the seedier side of London, we compare the movie to serval Hitchcock films (Psycho/ Rope/ Frenzy), we also talk about blind women playing cards and discuss a horror classic neither of us had seen before.

Mar 18, 2017

In this episode me and Kieran discuss the film 'Alfie'.

Along the way we do a lot of bad Michael Caine impressions, we discuss London, chips & gravy and we even have a brief Lily Allen sing-along.

Mar 11, 2017

In  this episode me and Kieran discuss the British documentary 'Seven Up!', the first in a series of documentaries which pick up with the same individuals every seven years.

In keeping with the documentary we discuss class, race and education. But don't worry, we also find time to have plenty of laughs along the way.

Feb 25, 2017

In this episode me and Kieran discuss Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic, 'Psycho'.

Along the way we talk about the Gus Van Sant remake, the TV show 'Bates Motel' and 'Psycho 2'. We also briefly comment on 'La La Land'/ 'Switch' and talk about sandwiches. We talk about sandwiches quite a lot, in fact.

Feb 18, 2017

In this episode me and Kieran talk 'Planet of the Apes'.

Along the way we talk about the franchise in general (including the Burton/ Walhberg remake and the recent flicks), we make Donald Trump- Dr Zeus comparisons, we talk about an old episode of Friends, we tip our hat to the Karl Pilkington monekys/ Shakespeare debate and we talk about The Simpsons.  In particular the 'Planet of the Apes: The Musical' bit. 

Feb 11, 2017

In this episode me and Amanda discuss the Disney classic 'Mary Poppins'.

Along the way we talk 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks', 'Saving Mr Banks' and the forthcoming sequel to this film- 'Mary Poppins Returns'.

Feb 4, 2017

In this episode me and Paul discuss Roman Polanski film, 'Rosemary's Baby'.

Along the way we talk about other horror classics: The Exorcist, The Omen and... Monsters Inc.

Jan 28, 2017

In this episode me and Paul discuss the first James Bond movie 'Dr No'.

In true 007 style this show contains innuendo, puns and even a little singing. We also touch on a range of topics including Tarantino's planned Bond film, casting a non-white James Bond and Paul's love of Tim Dalton.

Jan 17, 2017

In this episode me and Paul discuss the film 'The Jungle Book'.

Along the way we discuss the recent Jon Favreau version of the film, racism, 'the empire', Disney sequels and great songs.

Jan 17, 2017

In this episode me and Jev discuss the Lindsay Anderson film 'If...'

Along the way we discuss public school, pipe smoking, some questionable fashion choices in my past, what not to do on the TV show 'Gladiators' and whether the director Matthew Vaughan is a hack (turns out not, we both loved 'Kickass').

Jan 17, 2017

In this episode me and Kieran talk about one of the most iconic films of the 1960s, Mike Nichols comedy-drama 'The Graduate'.

Amongst other things we talk about the terrific performances by Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, we discuss the career of Mike Nicols, we see the roots of modern indie films and we psychologically diagnose Benjamin Braddock. 

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