Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Episode 18: Dog Day Afternoon
Corinne and Tim spend a hot summer day discussing Dog Day Afternoon, Sidney Lumet's gripping portrait of a bank heist gone wrong. Topics include the amazing true story that inspired it, the intensity of young Al Pacino, the film's depiction of gay and transgender characters, and its influence on subsequent heist movies. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and ATTICA!! ATTICA!! ATTICA!!!
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