Podcast Guest Archive: Pat Wick

Dec 07

Episode 14: Johnny Guitar

Johnny GuitarIn this episode, we are joined by special guest Pat Wick and we watch the bizarre noir-western, Johnny Guitar!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because, really, it must be seen to be believed. This film is currently available for streaming rental on iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play, and Microsoft, and also has an excellent Blu-Ray release.

Join us on December 21st for our episode on The Big Heat!

Johnny Guitar (1954)
Johnny Guitar poster Rating: 7.7/10 (12,380 votes)
Director: Nicholas Ray
Writer: Philip Yordan (screenplay), Roy Chanslor (based on novel by)
Stars: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: PASSED
Genre: Drama, Western
Released: 23 Aug 1954
Plot: After helping a wounded gang member, a strong-willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob.

Nov 22

Episode 13: Stray Dog

StrayDogIn this episode, we are joined by special guest Pat Wick and we watch Akira Kurosawa’s Stray Dog!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because we spoil all the juicy parts. You want to see the movie. This film is currently available streaming on Hulu Plus, and it is easily findable on an excellent DVD from the Criterion Collection.

Join us on December 7th for our episode on Johnny Guitar!

Stray Dog (1949)
Stray Dog poster Rating: 7.9/10 (11,999 votes)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Writer: Ryûzô Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji, Eiko Miyoshi
Runtime: 122 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Released: 31 Aug 1963
Plot: During a sweltering summer, a rookie homicide detective tries to track down his stolen Colt pistol.