Our film this week is House from 1986. House is a American comedy horror film directed by Steve Miner and stars William Katt, George Wendt, Richard Moll, and Kay Lenz. The movie tells the story of a troubled author who lives in his deceased aunt’s house and soon falls victim to the house being haunted.
Hello Everyone!!! Welcome to the 26th episode of the Adult Beverage Film Podcast. We break down films that you love while enjoying an adult beverage. Our hosts are Laura Truman, Patrick G. Keenan, Carlisle “Squeaker” Hamrick, and my name is Kent Smith. Each episode, we discuss a new film with our mystery guests from all over the world. Our mystery guest makes up a lovely nickname to speak freely about their experiences as directors, writers, DP’s, Producers, and film experts.
In this episode, we will discuss the 1967 American prison Drama film, Cool Hand Luke. This classic film stars Paul Newman and features an Oscar-winning performance from George Kennedy. As the years have passed, Cool Hand Luke has held up to the time, and even seems more realistic in today’s current environment.
Do you love thrillers? Then acclaimed filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen deliver their most gripping and ambitious film to date with this supercharged action-thriller. Of course, the film that we are talking about this week is No Country for Old Men. This stunning cat and mouse chase film is near perfection, and we will tell you why we love it so much more each time we watch this classic film. Get ready for the chase to begin!!! It’s Flawless!!!
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. Get your horse ready for a fun ride on this amazing film!!!
This week’s movie is already a science fiction classic. We will be going down the rabbit hole into one of Patrick’s all-time favorite films, Inception. You will love a masterpiece film by the writer and director, Christopher Nolan. The film stars the fantastic Leonardo DiCaprio as a professional thief who steals information but with a little time traveler twist. Listen closely as we throughout some time traveler tips about one of our favorites films.
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