Monday, May 24, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 70 - A Southern Gothic Lobotomy: Suddenly, Last Summer

Get ready for everything you wanted to know about psychosurgery but were afraid to ask! This week Daniel is joined by good friend of the show Carmelita Valdez to talk about the Tennessee Williams southern gothic melodrama Suddenly, Last Summer (1959). Prepare for a deep dive discussion into Elizabeth Taylor, Katherine Hepburn, and brutal lobotomies.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 69 - Gangsters of 1931: The Public Enemy & Little Caesar

Listen here you mugs! This week Daniel is joined by writer and podcaster from Movies For Life, Brian Keiper, to dive into the Gangster genre from 1931. The Public Enemy (1931) starring James Cagney and Little Caesar (1931) starring Edward G. Robinson. Daniel & Brian discuss the origins of gangster films, the differences between pre and post-code crime movies, and recommend a lot more for you to dust off. But more than anything, they talk about how completely awesome Jimmy Cagney is. Don't call the coppers!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 68 - Swashbuckle-Up!: Captain Blood

It's a pirate's life for us! This week Daniel is joined by YouTube superstar Aaron Pynn to band together in a brotherhood of buchoneers for a discussion on pirates, swashbucklers, and Errol Flynn. Together they talk about Captain Blood (1935), and recommend more Swashbuckler and Michael Curtiz films.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

COBWEBS Ep. 67 - Sixties Samurai: Harakiri

There are two sides to every blade! This week Daniel is joined by YouTuber Nathan Jones to dive into 1960's Japanese Samurai movies. Together they discuss Masaki Kobayashi's Harakiri (1962), and recommend more Samurai films to check out. Whether you're a seasoned fan of the genre, or need an introduction, we hope you enjoy this dive into Kobayashi and Japanese film.