Tag Archive: Sterling Hayden

Mar 07

Episode 44: The Long Goodbye

The Long GoodbyeThis week, we close our Marlowe trilogy with Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it’s fascinating. This film can be found for streaming rental from Amazon and Vudu.

Please join us again on March 21st, when we continue with another color noir with Desert Fury!

The Long Goodbye (1973)
The Long Goodbye poster Rating: 7.7/10 (19,720 votes)
Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Leigh Brackett (screenplay), Raymond Chandler (novel)
Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Mark Rydell
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released: 31 May 1973
Plot: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

Jan 07

Episode 16: The Asphalt Jungle

Asphalt JungleThis week, we watch John Huston’s great heist flick, The Asphalt Jungle!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it’s a truly fun movie. This film is currently available for streaming rental on iTunes, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft, and is also available on DVD.

Join us on January 21st for our episode on The Public Enemy!

The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
The Asphalt Jungle poster Rating: 7.9/10 (18,761 votes)
Director: John Huston
Writer: Ben Maddow (screen play), John Huston (screen play), W.R. Burnett (from a novel by)
Stars: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: PASSED
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 01 Jun 1950
Plot: A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.

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 (11,922 votes)
Director: Nicholas Ray
Writer: Philip Yordan (screenplay), Roy Chanslor (novel)
Stars: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: UNRATED
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.