The FilmJerk Podcast
Episode 053: Raging Bull

Episode 053: Raging Bull

May 12, 2021

On this week's episode, we complete our dive into the Martin Scorsese Cinematic Universe of the 1980s, with the history behind his masterpiece Raging Bull, as well as a personal remembrance of the film by the host.

Episode 052: The King of Comedy

Episode 052: The King of Comedy

May 4, 2021

On this week's episode, we continue our dive into the Martin Scorsese Cinematic Universe of the 1980s, with a look back at his oft-misinterpreted 1983 classic, The King of Comedy.

Episode 051: After Hours

Episode 051: After Hours

April 28, 2021

This week, we continue our look back at the 1980s movies of Martin Scorsese, with a look back at After Hours, the last low-budget, small-scale, intimate movie he'd ever make.

Episode 050: The Last Temptation of Christ

Episode 050: The Last Temptation of Christ

April 22, 2021

This week, we continue our look back at the 1980s movies of Martin Scorsese, concentrating on the movie that inarguably changed the direction of his career: The Last Temptation of Christ.

Episode 049: The Color of Money

Episode 049: The Color of Money

April 7, 2021

This week, we start an irregular look back at the 1980s movies of Martin Scorsese, starting with what, for me, is his best film of the decade: The Color of Money.

Episode 048: Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

Episode 048: Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

March 31, 2021

This week, we take a look back at a movie shot in 1980, and would sit on the proverbial shelf until it premiered on basic cable in 1984, becoming a cult film and inspiring an early 1990s music revolution. Lou Adler's Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains.

Episode 047: Albert Brooks and Lost in America

Episode 047: Albert Brooks and Lost in America

March 25, 2021

This week's episode takes a look back at the career of writer, director and actor Albert Brooks and his brilliant 1985 comedy Lost in America.

Episode 046: Ralph Bakshi and American Pop

Episode 046: Ralph Bakshi and American Pop

March 9, 2021

This week's episode takes a look back at the career of Ralph Bakshi and his pioneering 1981 animated rock musical American Pop.

Episode 045: Some Kind of Wonderful

Episode 045: Some Kind of Wonderful

March 3, 2021

This week's episode takes a look at the best movie in the John Hughes canon: 1987's Some Kind of Wonderful.

Episode 044: Scotti Brothers Pictures

Episode 044: Scotti Brothers Pictures

February 25, 2021

This week's episode takes a look back at the short-lived 1980s distribution company Scotti Brothers Pictures.

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