EFC II #200 – Blade Runner (1982)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#200 – Blade Runner (1982)
Dir. Ridley Scott
Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, M. Emmet Walsh, Joanna Cassidy

The two hundredth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Ridley Scott’s dystopian sci-fi masterpiece, based on a Philip K. Dick short story, Blade Runner.

Recorded in October 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yeah, it’s great and I seem to enjoy it more every time I see it.

Luke: Yep, it’s a sci-fi masterpiece that anyone should try at least once.

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EFC II #139 – Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#139 – Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Dir. Amy Heckerling
Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Robert Ramonus, Brian Backer, Amanda Wyss, Ray Walston, Forest Whitaker

The one hundred and thirty-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Amy Heckerling’s seminal 80s teen flick, from a Cameron Crowe script, Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Recorded in February 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: No, it was alright but felt like any other teen movie.

Luke: No, but I really, really enjoyed it a lot.

EFC II #114 – Diner (1982)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#114 – Diner (1982)
Dir. Barry Levinson
Starring: Mickey Rourke, Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Kevin Bacon, Paul Reiser, Tim Daly, Ellen Barkin

The one hundred and fourteenth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Barry Levinson’s directorial debut, following a group of friends in the late 50s, Diner.

Recorded in November 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: No, but I loved it.

Luke: No, but I also loved it, it doesn’t have that extra element that makes it must see for me, but still immensely enjoyable!

EFC II #112 – The Thing (1982)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#112 – The Thing (1982)
Dir. John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilfred Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard A. Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas G. Waites, Norbert Weisser, Larry J. Franco, Nate Irwin

The one hundred and twelfth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, John Carpenter’s incredibly atmospheric film, set in the Antarctic featuring some of the most amazing practical special effects of all time, The Thing.

Recorded in October 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s amazing.

Luke: Yes, it’s one of the best horror films ever made.

EFC II #111 – Poltergeist (1982)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#111 – Poltergeist (1982)
Dir. Tobe Hooper
Starring: JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Heather O’Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Beatrice Straight

The one hundred and eleventh installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the Steven Spielberg produced paranormal horror film, Poltergeist.

Recorded in October 2016.

If it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s great.

Luke: Yeah, it’s one of the best ghost movies ever made, and one of those rare horror films with really strong performances from the main cast.

EFC II #25 – Tootsie (1982)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#25 – Tootsie (1982)
Dir. Sydney Pollack
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Bill Murray, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Sydney Pollack

The twenty-fifth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the satirical yet heartfelt comedy, Tootsie.

Recorded in June 2016.

Oscar Wins: Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Lange)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s great.

Luke: Yes, it’s more than just a comedy.