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Tag: Martin Scorsese

Episode #56 — Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver podcast review

In 56 episodes, this is our first time judging such a young performance. Jodie Foster astounded audiences in Taxi Driver not only because of the difficulty of playing a 12-year-old prostitute but how easily she was able to go up against method acting Robert DeNiro. There’s a confidence and a complexity to this small role that is a perfect lead-in to the rest of her career.

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Episode # 43 — The King of Comedy / Blue Lines / Cubeb Pepper / Ale Brider / Because of Winn-Dixie / Outrageous Fortune

The King of Comedy podcast review

The Immortals are all back in their proper homes so they’re all ready to watch the Jerry Langford Show. They heard The King of Comedy is making an appearance tonight. While they wait for that to start, they’re going to listen to some Massive Attack, spice up some rice, turn on some traditional music, freak out about how cute this dog is and get wrapped up in New Zealand. Just another day for The Immortals.

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Episode #18 — The Aviator

The Aviator podcast review

Austin and Eric are looking to the skies at they watch Katharine Hepburn and Howard Hughes fly together in The Aviator. This is the first time Cate Blanchett won the Oscar and she did so by playing one of the most famous actresses in Hollywood history. They talk about how essential this performance is to this movie and what it looks like when Hepburn breaks her persona.

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