Catch 22 + Cross of Iron

Catch 22 + Cross of Iron
Podcast: Double Feature
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War commentary films. Covering war: satire, brutality, or a completely separate third thing. Two people try to have the world's first conver...

Posted December 11, 2014
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
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Episode Notes

War commentary films. Covering war: satire, brutality, or a completely separate third thing. Two people try to have the world’s first conversation about Catch 22 without defining the term catch 22. Primary education in the United States of America. Mandatory reading! Young Martin Sheen returns to the government, once again. Portraying absurdity in wartime. Expect gore when armies are fighting! Sam Peckinpah taps in to exploitation for the sake of arthouse. The hidden secret of Orson Welles and Quentin Tarantino. Nazi bad guys make more interesting humans than cartoons. The cautious act of learning from the mistakes of the past.

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Catch 22

Catch 22


Released: June 24, 1970
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Director: Mike Nichols
Writer: Joseph Heller, Buck Henry
Starring: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin

A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.

Cross of Iron

Cross of Iron


Released: March 8, 1977
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Director: Sam Peckinpah
Writer: Julius J. Epstein, Walter Kelley, James Hamilton, Willi Heinrich
Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason

A German commander places a squad in extreme danger after its Sergeant refuses to lie for him.

 
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