THE AMERICAN FILM MAVERICKS – PART 1 OF 2 [ESSAY]

By the 1970’s, the United States had reached a cultural breaking point fueled mainly by the fallout of an assassinated president and an unpopular and aimless war. Film-goers were no longer responding to feel-good escapism, and their wallets demanded more challenging options when purchasing their tickets. The filmmakers of the seventies that spearheaded the response to this increasing demand for more invigorating content would go on to solidify themselves as true legends. They commanded the bravado of this new Golden Age in Hollywood with passion, taking on themes and styles that would have been uneventful in decades prior, impacting the film industry and our culture as a whole for years to come.

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Our Favorite Films of All Time, and More (feat. The Snyder-Collin Podcast) [Part 2 of 2]

Our Favorite Films of All Time, and More (feat. The Snyder-Collin Podcast) [Part 2 of 2]
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[ep. 3] | Behold, Part 2 of 2 of the CrossPod Extravaganza!! Ernest, Hunter, and Drew are joined by Collin and Jacob from the infamous Snyder-Collin Podcast. They discuss their favorite films of all time, plus LCD Soundsystem’s  AMERICAN DREAM, and Netflix’s HASAN MINHAJ: HOMECOMING KING. Huzzah!

Check out Part 1 of 2 over at The Snyder-Collin Podcast.

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EPISODE 3 (CrossPod)

  • Intro
    • More Kendrick talk
  • New music
    • LCD Soundsystem – “American Dream”
  • News
    • True Detective Season 3
      • Tangents: Gambit, Live Die Repeat and Repeat, Josh Hutcherson, Jumanji, Goosebumps, French New Wave, The Big Bang Theory
  • Important shows we connect with
    • Community, The Office, Freaks and Geeks
  • What we’ve been watching
    • Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (Ernest)
  • Favorite Movies of All Time
    • A Clockwork Orange, Toy Story, Star Wars, Enemy, Taxi Driver, The Shining, The Evil Dead, Network, Jaws,  The Social Network, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Pixar, The Lion King, and many more.
  • Outro