FILM GEEK CENTRAL Presents The FILMS OF 1985 Podcast — Week 15!!!

FGCIt’s that time of the week again! Time to listen to your three favorite film geeks gush, gloat and occasionally obliterate every film released in 1985! Every Friday, you’re invited to follow along as the boys review every film released on the corresponding week in 1985. Click the slider below and you’ll be transported back in time, a time when Madonna ruled the airwaves, Stephen King ruled the bookshelves and Axel Foley ruled the box office. We’re taking you back to the decade of big hair, big shoulders and big, memorable movies (and you don’t even need a DeLorean!). So sit back and prepare to have your mind blown as

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With your hosts Scott Davis, Austin Kennedy and Jesse Hoheisel

On this week’s show:

moving_violationsMOVING VIOLATIONS — From some of the same people who brought you BACHELOR PARTY and POLICE ACADEMY comes this, a comedy about what is usually a notoriously dull setting – traffic school. A group of misfits risk losing their licenses and cars if they don’t pass an impossibly hard driver’s safety course.

Director: Neal Israel. Starring: John Murray, Jennifer Tilly.

Rated PG-13. 90 minutes. Watch trailer.

petite-conPETIT CON — An 18 year-old from a wealthy family spends his days writing in his journal, yelling at his family, quoting prominent socialists and trying to get laid. He takes up with a gypsy girl and tries to pursue a relationship with her. But this turns out to be just another painful learning experience for our character.

Director: Gerard Lauzier. Starring: Bernard Brieux, Souad Amidou.

Rated R. 90 minutes.

what-have-i-done-to-deserve-thisWHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS? — This early film from Pedro Aldmovar takes a long, hard look at an unhappy housewife who has taken to self-medicating with pills and glue. Her husband is a no-good layabout. Her older son is an emotionally distant drug dealer. Her youngest son sleeps with older men.

Director: Pedro Almodovar. Starring: Carmen Maura, Luis Hostalot.

Rated R. 101 minutes. Watch trailer.

Week 15 - Moving Violations, Petit Con, What Have I Done to Deserve This, A Private FunctionA PRIVATE FUNCTION — Michael Palin stars as a foot doctor in post-war Britain who is shunned by the well-to-do people in town. With his wife (Maggie Smith), the good doctor comes up with a plan to steal a pig and therefore start living like they feel they should. But the upper crust isn’t about to go down without a fight.

Director: Malcolm Mowbry. Starring: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith.

Rated R. 93 minutes. Watch trailer.

 

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Categories: Austin Kennedy, Jesse Hoheisel, podcast, Scott W. Davis

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