EFC II #152 – The King of Comedy (1983)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#152 – The King of Comedy (1983)
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Tony Randall, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

The one hundred and fifty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Martin Scorsese’s black comedy, starring Robert De Niro as an aspiring comedian, The King of Comedy.

Recorded in April 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, I was really surprised by this one, an excellent film.

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EFC II #142 – The Big Chill (1983)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#142 – The Big Chill (1983)
Dir. Lawrence Kasdan
Starring: Tom Berenger, Kevin Kline, Glenn Close, JoBeth Williams, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, Don Galloway

The one hundred and forty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Lawrence Kasdan’s acclaimed comedy-drama, The Big Chill.

Recorded in February 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: No, it wasn’t that memorable to me.

Luke: Yes, I loved this film, a quality comedy drama with a stellar cast.

 

EFC II #39 – Terms of Endearment (1983)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#39 – Terms of Endearment (1983)
Dir. James L. Brooks
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Jeff Daniels, John Lithgow, Lisa Hart Carroll, Betty King, Huckleberry Fox, Troy Bishop

The thirty-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the multiple Academy Award winning drama, Terms of Endearment.

Recorded in June 2016.

Oscar Wins: Best Picture (James L. Brooks), Best Director (James L. Brooks), Best Adapted Screenplay (James L. Brooks), Best Actress (Shirley MacLaine), Best Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s a great journey.

Luke: Yes, great story, characters and performances, a stellar drama.

EFC II #15 – Videodrome (1983)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#15 – Videodrome (1983)
Dir. David Cronenberg
Starring: James Woods, Sonja Smits, Deborah Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Les Carlson, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman

The fifteenth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, David Cronenberg’s visceral sci-fi body horror, Videodrome.

Recorded in October 2015.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: No, I did not enjoy it at all, DEATH to Videodrome.

Luke: Yes, I don’t think it’s great, but it’s something you should give a go, it’s very original.