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Our season finale discusses the 1949 film CHAMPION starring Kirk Douglas. We discuss the film as well as the legacy of KIrk Douglas who sadly just passed away.  Scrappy Michael "Midge" . . .

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Title Episode Number Original Airdate
Champion: Back Pocket Films #16
Champion

Our season finale discusses the 1949 film CHAMPION starring Kirk Douglas. We discuss the film as well as the legacy of KIrk Douglas who sadly just passed away. 

Scrappy Michael "Midge" Kelly (Kirk Douglas), on the run from a shotgun marriage and needing to help support his handicapped...Watch now »

016 Monday, March 9, 2020
Shattered Glass

Devon discusses the incredibly well written and acted 2003 character study based on a true story and adapted by first time director Billy Ray. 

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

015 Monday, March 2, 2020
Midnight Run: Back Pocket Films #14
Midnight Run

David introduces Devon to Martin Brest's surprisingly affecting and entertaining 1988 action comedy film starring Robert DeNiro and Charles Grodin!

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

014 Monday, February 24, 2020
Vernon, Florida

David & Devon discuss Errol Morris' sophomore effort; a remarkable one of a kind documentary about eccentric inhabitants of a small Southern town who share anecdotes and opinions.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

013 Monday, February 17, 2020
The Burbs

David and Devon discuss Joe Dante's film The Burbs.

Settling in for some time off in his suburban home, Ray Peterson's (Tom Hanks) vacation becomes a horror when the Klopeks, a suspiciously odd family, move in down the block. Enlisting the aid of his paranoid buddy, Art (Rick Ducommun),...Watch now »

012 Monday, February 10, 2020
Hell is for Heroes: Back Pocket Films #11
HELL IS FOR HEROES

Devon takes David through Don Siegel's incredibly tight and hard edged war picture starring Steve McQueen, Bobby Darrin, Fess Parker, and Bob Newhart!

During World War II, a small group of soldiers led by the brave Sergeant Larkin (Harry Guardino) anticipate returning home after fighting...Watch now »

011 Monday, January 20, 2020
Rumble Fish: Back Pocket Films #05
Rumble Fish

Devon discusses his passion for Francis Ford Coppola's beautiful, haunting, experimental adaptation of S.E. Hinton's coming of age tale RUMBLE FISH!

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

010 Monday, November 25, 2019
Carnival of Souls: Back Pocket Films #09
Carnival of Souls

David breaks down how he was introduced and affected by this 1962 cult chiller that is still effective, still influential to many filmmakers, and still rarely seen by the mainstream audience. Sadly, the only film from director Herk Harvey. Enjoy our discussion!

Produced with...Watch now »

009 Monday, November 11, 2019
Seconds

"Banker Arthur Hamilton (John Randolph) gets a call one day from a friend he thought was dead. It turns out that the friend is not a ghost, but was simply faking all along, and was placed into a new existence by a company who can give you a completely new face and life. Hamilton decides to...Watch now »

008 Monday, November 4, 2019
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Ed Wood

For the season two premiere of Back Pocket Films David and Devon discuss one of David's picks which is Tim Burton's 1994 love letter to "the worst director ever" ED WOOD! 

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

007 Monday, October 28, 2019
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