EFC II #189 – Duck Soup (1933)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#189 – Duck Soup (1933)
Dir. Leo McCarey
Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Louis Calhern, Raquel Torres, Edgar Kennedy

The one hundred and eighty-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a madcap comedy from the four Marx Brothers, Duck Soup.

Recorded in September 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s considered a comedy classic, and while it took me a while and more than one viewing to really “get into it,” I think it holds its place as such quite handily.

 

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EFC II #57 – Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#57 – Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
Dir. Leo McCarey
Starring: Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter, Barbara Read, Maurice Moscovitch, Elisabeth Risdon, Minna Gombell, Porter Hall, Ray Meyer, Ralph Remley

The fifty-seventh installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Leo McCarey’s moving drama about an elderly couple facing uncertainty in their future and apathy from their children, Make Way For Tomorrow.

Recorded in August 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s a heart wrenching and thought provoking drama with two incredible core performances.