Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street and Brian De Palma’s Scarface have considerable parallels. Both films follow the journey of two characters who achieve an abundance of success and then overcome by an overwhelming consumption of wealth and vices in excess. Many audiences revere Jordan Belfort and Tony Montana for succeeding in the achieving the ultimate American dream, overcoming humble beginnings to procure a life of dreams where money is no object. But through [...]
Special Guests: Don Scardino, Randy Jurgensen, & Travis Mathews
A highly controversial film, William Friedkin’s Cruising was as confusing as it was confused. It’s a slasher film, of sorts, set in the leather bar scene of the late ’70s.
We’re joined by Jeffrey Schwarz of I Am Divine, Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon, Vito! and more.