Tag: Sterling Hayden

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: 7.5/10 (30,781 votes)
Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Leigh Brackett, Raymond Chandler
Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released: 08 Mar 1973
Plot: Private investigator Philip Marlowe helps a friend out of a jam, but in doing so gets implicated in his wife's murder.

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: 7.8/10 (26,799 votes)
Director: John Huston
Writer: Ben Maddow, John Huston, W.R. Burnett
Stars: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: Passed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 12 May 1950
Plot: A major heist goes off as planned, but then double crosses, bad luck and solid police work cause everything to unravel.

Episode 14: Johnny Guitar

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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: 7.6/10 (17,649 votes)
Director: Nicholas Ray
Writer: Philip Yordan, Roy Chanslor, Ben Maddow
Stars: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: Not Rated
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.