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Golden Talkies

Golden Talkies is the weekly tangent-filled podcast where Jamie and Duncan watch films that came out exactly 50 years ago and discuss them, featuring our unique rating system and highly highly qualified opinions. New episodes every Sunday!

Ep.32 - The Music Lovers (1971): The Pathetic

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  • 50:25

This week Jamie and Duncan watch Ken Russel's 1971 Tchaikovsky biopic  The Music Lovers starring Richard Chamberlain. We also discuss what we have been watching recently, including Minari (2020), Parasite (2019) and Ran (1985).

Ep.31 - Get Carter (1971): Pissholes in the Snow

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  • 01:07:22

It's Michael Caine's second appearance on the Podcast as we watch Mike Hodges' Get Carter (1971). In other news technical issues are back baby!

Ep.30 - The Statue (1971): I'd Like to See Goliath

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  • 43:40

In this episode of the Golden Talkies podcast we watch The Statue (1971), a farcical comedy by Rod Amateau, starring David Niven and John Cleese. Highlights of this episode include our attempts to recreate its hyper catchy theme song and a grand reveal about its writer's other work!

Ep.29 - The Beguiled (1971): I Picked the Mushrooms

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  • 01:01:38

In this episode, we discuss Don Siegel's The Beguiled (1971), starring Clint Eastwood as a Yankee soldier holed up in a Confederate school for girls. Jamie also talks about Sofia Coppola's 2017 remake (or re-adaptation, as he terms it).

Ep.28 - Vanishing Point (1971): Clean as Kleenex

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  • 01:03:13

In our first 1971 episode we watch the cult classic action film Vanishing Point (1971), starring Barry Newman and Cleavon Little.

Golden Talkies Ep.27 - Top 5 Films of 1970

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  • 41:32

In this very special end of year recapsode we discuss our favourite and least favourite of the year alongside a couple of honourable mentions.

Ep.27 - Top 5 Films of 1970

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 41:32

In this very special end of year recapsode we discuss our favourite and least favourite of the year alongside a couple of honourable mentions.

Ep.26 - Love Story (1970) and El Topo (1970)

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:23:24

It's a slightly late Christmas doublesode this week as we watch and discuss Love Story (1970) by The Out-of-Towners (1970) director Arthur Hiller and the Acid Western El Topo (1970).

Ep.25 - The Aristocats (1970): Humans Don't Care

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  • 01:06:10

Golden Talkies is back baby. After a brief hiatus we are watching the Disney classic The Aristocats (1970).

Ep.24 (Cheat Week 2) - M*A*S*H: Tonight's Film is M*A*S*H

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  • 01:10:49

Join Jamie and Duncan for their second ever cheat week, where we watch the hit film M*A*S*H (1970), directed by Robert Altman and starring friend of the podcast Elliott Gould, alongside Donald Sutherland, Sally Kellerman and Tom Skerritt.

Ep.23 - Carry On Loving (1970): She Really is a Flat Mate

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:06:01

In this late upload (sorry) we watch Carry On Loving (1970), discussing its deep plot, themes and characters. We also talk about what we've been up to in  a busy week for events, with Halloween, Guy Fawkes Night and Remembrance Day.

Ep.22 (Doublesode) - The Red Circle (1970) and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:21:06

To make up for the lack of an episode last week, we're looking at 2 films this week and uploading early. Le Cercle Rouge (1970) is a French heist film by Jean-Pierre Melville and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) is a Billy Wilder film that does pretty much what it says on the tin. Find out our opinions on these films and why we've been so damn busy in this episode of the Golden Talkies Podcast!

Ep.21 - I Never Sang for My Father (1970): I Think He's Charming

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  • 01:20:00

Join Jamie and Duncan this week on the Golden Talkies podcast, as we watch and discuss I Never Sang for My Father (1970), the second play adaptation in a row.

Ep.20 - The Great White Hope (1970): Much of What Follows is True

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  • 59:06

This week on the Golden Talkies podcast we watch The Great White Hope (1970), featuring James Earl Jones of Star Wars fame as African American boxer John Jefferson.

Ep.19 - The Vampire Lovers (1970): Enough to Wake the Dead

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  • 58:16

This week on the podcast we watch a Hammer Horror cult classic with Roy Ward Baker's The Vampire Lovers (1970).

Ep.18 - Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970): One Wheel's Stuck

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  • 01:28:07

In this much-anticipated episode of the Golden Talkies Podcast we watch Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970). Will it live up to Duncan's hype? Will Jamie's predictions about how well it represents both sides be correct? Will we somehow talk about the same topics that we have before? Find out this week.

Ep.17 - There Was a Crooked Man... (1970) - No Peeing in the Tub

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  • almost 4 years ago
  • 01:31:46

We're onto our third western now with There Was a Crooked Man...(1970), starring Kirk Douglas and, for the third time, friend of the podcast Henry Fonda

Ep.16 - Five Easy Pieces (1970): A Question of Musical Integrity

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  • 01:12:08

Jamie and Duncan are watching Five Easy Pieces (1970) this week following a week off. In other news audio issues have returned and we thank all of our Lesbian listeners out there

Golden Talkies Ep.15 - The Clowns (1970): Modern Clowns Need to Be Funny

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  • almost 4 years ago
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This episode of the Golden Talkies podcast we're off to the circus as we watch Fellini's The Clowns (I Clowns). We also make a shocking discovery about James Cameron's filmography and talk about Itunes, Tony Hawk and the Senegalese Football Team.

Ep.15 - The Clowns (1970): Modern Clowns Need to Be Funny

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  • 1.1K views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 01:21:52

This episode of the Golden Talkies podcast we're off to the circus as we watch Fellini's The Clowns (I Clowns). We also make a shocking discovery about James Cameron's filmography and talk about Itunes, Tony Hawk and the Senegalese Football Team.