EFC II #173 – The Battle of San Pietro (1945)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#173 – The Battle of San Pietro (1945)
Dir. John Huston
Starring: John Huston

The one hundred and seventy-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, John Huston’s documentary on the titular WWII event, The Battle of San Pietro.

Recorded in August 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s a pretty gripping war documentary, despite the slight romanticism and propaganda edge to the overall piece, it has a lot to say at the same time.

EFC II #42 – Detour (1945)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#42 – Detour (1945)
Dir. Edgar G. Ulmer
Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Pat Gleason

The forty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a shadowy and moody B-movie set on the road, Detour.

Recorded in July 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: No, I enjoyed it very much, but it’s not worth rushing to see.