Two people who want to be famous – and don’t mind using violence to accomplish this. A new film podcast experiment! Can you even spoil these films? Some behind-the-scenes Double Feature stuff. Eric doesn’t know who JCVD is. Action movie marathon! JCVD as an intro to Jean-Claude Van Damme. Jump cuts. How long before you pull back the curtain? Dog Day Afternoon parallels. Bank heist cliches. How to get away with a bank robbery. Humor in JCVD. The resurgence of late night gameshows. How JCVD is different than breaking the 4th wall. The commentary of self aware films. Fighting and art. Prison addiction. Hard questions about reform and te prison system. Several takes on the theatrical asides.
Also referenced: The Expendables, Ghost Rider, The Wicker Man, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Universal Soldier, Street Fighter, Fight Club, Dog Day Afternoon, Hostage, The Lookout, Reservoir Dogs, The Aristocrats, Identity, My Name is Bruce, Death Wish, The Shawshank Redemption, Bullshit!, 12 Monkeys, Faster Pussycat Kill Kill!, Mean Girls, Blue Velvet, The Game
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Director: Mabrouk El Mechri
Writer: Mabrouk El Mechri, Christophe Turpin
Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Valerie Bodson, Hervé Sogne, John Flanders
Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country of his birth to seek the peace and tranquility he can no longer enjoy in the United States.
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Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Writer: Brock Norman Brock, Nicolas Winding Refn
Starring: Tom Hardy, Kelly Adams, Luing Andrews, Katy Barker
A young man who was sentenced to 7 years on prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.