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We have bonus material from Time Bandits

Time Bandits is a film from 1981 film directed by Terry Gilliam. In this film, you follow a young boy named Kevin as he travels around with a group of criminal dwarfs through time and history. In this movie, you see everything from robing Napoleon, to meeting Robin Hood, all the way to ancient Greece. Time Bandits is a movie that can be watched by all ages as it has the lighthearted fun story of following a young boy through history, yet also has some jokes intended for the older viewers that you might miss if you aren’t paying close enough attention. Though this film is approaching almost 40 years since its original release, it still is viewed and discussed to this day and will be remembered as one of Terry Gilliam’s classic comedies.

On this bonus material, we will be talking more in depth of the legendary film plus adding some extra pop to the mix with new thoughts and reviews on other films.  Make sure to listen to this podcast on your favorite spot or listen on our site for free too.

Tequila Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic novel turned film about racism and justice in a fictional town of Alabama in the 1930s. The film follows a family of two young children, Scout and Jem, and their father, Atticus. The father is a lawyer in the town and is chosen to represent a black man who is accused of raping a white girl. Atticus and the children are harassed for their father serving this black man, and the children are eventually even attacked. Even with the father’s efforts to prove his client’s innocence, he is found guilty and ultimately killed by a deputy who claims he was trying to escape during transport. This story and film were ahead of their time as they address major social issues of racism and the justice system that are still prevalent today. This film will continue to be remembered and enjoyed for future years to come.

To Kill a Mockingbird Drink

  • 1 1/2 parts Tequila
  • 3/4 part Creme de Menthe (Green)
  • Add a splash of Lime Juice
  • Shake with ice and strain
  • Add to your favorite Cocktail Glass

OldBoy podcast is now live.

In 2003, a South Korean action thriller film was released. It was co-written and directed by Park Chan-wook. This film follows Oh Dae-Su, who is locked in a hotel room for 15 years against his will. During his time in confinement, he learns that his wife has been murdered and he is the main suspect. Just before escaping, Dae-Su is sedated, hypnotized and wakes up on a rooftop dressed in a suit. After his release, he searches for the truth about who and why he was held, hostage. It’s a classic story of Vengence and Truth, all locked into a full out adventure. On this podcast, we will dig into the mystery behind the film, while still trying to hold on to our own sanity. Come with us and explore this classic film!

Somewhere in Time Drink

  • 1 part Lychee Liqueur
  • 1 part Passion Fruit Ligueur
  • 1 1/2 parts Spiced Rum
  • 2/3 part Lemon Juice or to your own taste
  • Top off with Papaya Jouice
  • Pour over ice and stir in a lovely Collins Glass

While you are sipping this delicious drink, we recommend a beautiful little movie called by the same name. Somewhere in Time is a 1980 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. The film stars Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, and Christopher Plummer.

Reeve plays Richard Collier, a playwright who becomes obsessed with a photograph of a young woman at the Grand Hotel. Through self-hypnosis, he travels back in time to the year 1912 to find love with actress Elise McKenna (portrayed by Seymour). However, this relationship may not last as long as the two of them think; Elise’s manager, William Fawcett Robinson (portrayed by Plummer), fears that romance will derail her career and resolves to stop him.

Somewhere in Time with Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, and Christopher Plummer.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081534/reference

Bad Times at the El Royale Podcast

Bad Times at the El Royale is a 2018 Thriller written, produced and directed by Drew Goddard who also directed Cabin in the Woods. The film takes place in 1969 when seven strangers who each have dark secrets of their own come to one out of the way hotel which also has secrets of its own; this little hotel sits on the California-Nevada border.

Join us in a seedy hotel where a cleric, a soul singer, a traveling salesman, two sisters, and a lone manager and the mysterious Billy Lee — converge on one fateful evening.

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