Bullitt + The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Bullitt + The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Podcast: Double Feature
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Double Feature takes a trip to San Francisco to welcome its newest resident. Two films taking place in the city by the bay. Taking on the pl...

Posted February 4, 2021
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 13

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Double Feature takes a trip to San Francisco to welcome its newest resident. Two films taking place in the city by the bay. Taking on the plot of Bullitt instead of spending twenty minutes talking about the edit of that infamous chase scene. Flying over the SF hills. The bizarre people people Bullitt. What The Last Black Man in San Francisco says about the city. Gentrification as a universal human issue. The ever-changing face of the golden city. The Paris of the West! Fog City, Gay Mecca, The City that Knows How, seriously, how many more of these could one want? American cinema would have you believe all its citizens live on farms and honestly it’s garbage.

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Bullitt

Bullitt


Released: December 19, 1968
Runtime: 114 min | IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Peter Yates
Writer: Alan Trustman, Harry Kleiner
Starring: Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset

Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen enter the scene, Bullitt follows their trail through a maze of complications and double-crosses. This thriller includes one of the most famous car chases ever filmed.

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

The Last Black Man in San Francisco


Released: June 7, 2019
Runtime: 121 min | IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Joe Talbot
Writer: Joe Talbot, Rob Richert
Starring: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Tichina Arnold

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

 
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