Hitchcrock! The Later Films of Alfred Hitchcock

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This week the Movie Morlock invites film enthusiast, and Instragrammer, Richard Stracke to discuss one of the most important filmmakers of all time, Alfred Hitchcock. But while Hitchcock enjoys a stellar reputation to this day, there is no denying the fact that his last several offerings weren’t up to the same level as his most known works.

From Marnie (1964) to Family Plot (1976), the Morlock and Stracke pick apart the final five from the man with the famous profile. Bust our your rear-screen projectors, things are about to get real.

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Get Back and Licorice Pizza

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It was an action-packed Thanksgiving weekend of entertainment for The Movie Morlock. He devoured all eight hours of The Beatles: Get Back on Disney plus, and he took a whirlwind same-day round-trip to NYC to catch Licorice Pizza in 70mm. 

Enjoy this episode and make sure to catch these two delights when you can.

Last Night in Soho

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Director Edgar Wright offers up a tantalizing psychological thriller that’s loads of fun. Last Night in Soho is the film, and the Movie Morlock and his guest, Shannon from whatshannonwatched were keen to dissect the movie.

 

Last Night in Soho. is filled with eye-popping visuals and clever call-backs to various British films of the 60s, and it’s wide-screen cinematography is best appreciated on the big screen. It’s still out in theaters, and Shannon and the Morlock hope you can venture out to see it.

 

This podcast discussion contains mild spoilers, but it’s been edited down to omit any large plot reveals. 

The Jake Gyllenbrawl

Two men enter: one man leaves victorious. The Movie Morlock and his special guest, Teal,  the self-professed world’s greatest Jake Gyllenhaal fan, duke it out over who’s seen the most of Jake’s 39 feature films.

This episode is loads of laughs, and if you are looking for some Jake Gyllenhaal films to see, this episode’s got you covered.

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No Time to Die

James Bond is back after many years, and some pandemic delays. Worth the wait? The Movie Morlock shares his thoughts on Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007.

Also, it’s October so that means horror movies. And the Morlock watched a notorious stinker that he was always curious about. Hear the Morlock’s thoughts on the legendary Exorcist II: The Heretic.

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Many Saints of Newark

This week the Morlock checks in with the Soprano’s prequel, The Many Saints of Newark, plus Jake Gyllenhaal is the angriest 911 operator you hope to never get in case of an emergency in The Guilty.

The Morlock also peeps a British teen exploitation film from 1960, Beat Girl, and then finishes things off with a series he’s currently binging, the Netflix international sensation, Squid Game. 

There’s a lot of entertainment packed in 40 minutes.

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