EFC II #165 – Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#165 – Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, Penelope Allen, James Broderick, Lance Henriksen

The one hundred and sixty-fifth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Sidney Lumet’s true story crime caper, Dog Day Afternoon.

Recorded in July 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yeah, it’s really good.

Luke: Yep, this is a new favourite, an excellent film.

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EFC II #3 – Heat (1995)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#3 – Heat (1995)
Dir. Michael Mann
Starring: Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Tom Sizemore, Diane Venora, Amy Brenneman, Ashley Judd, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Danny Trejo

The third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Michael Mann’s L.A crime epic, 1995’s Heat. Besides being a benchmark for crime/action films, Heat also boasts the first time screen legends Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro have appeared together in a film, sharing the same scenes.

Recorded in August 2013.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, I’m kind of ashamed I hadn’t seen it before.

Luke: Yes. A modern classic.