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Austin Lugar and Eric Martindale pick a cinema legend and then take five of their films to highlight their excellence and range.

Let's Take Five The Art Immortal

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7, 7 Ratings

Austin Lugar and Eric Martindale pick a cinema legend and then take five of their films to highlight their excellence and range.

    Let's Take Five Finale

    Let's Take Five Finale

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    • 47 min
    There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    Grab your milkshakes before they're gone, it's the final movie review of Let's Take Five. The guys dive into the Paul Thomas Anderson Oscar winning film, There Will Be Blood. They look into the complexity of the character of Daniel Plainview, the themes of duplicity and the films long-lasting impact on pop culture. Get excited!

    • 31 min
    The Royal Tenenbaums

    The Royal Tenenbaums

    "All my life I wanted to review The Royal Tenenbaums."
    "Me too."
    Eric and Austin break down one of Eric's favorite films--and favorite films to quote. It is the story of a father who abandoned his family and left them all emotionally stunted geniuses. The guys break down how this film features some of the best performances by its cast (included Gene Hackman), the particular qualities of the set design and its use of music. 

    • 34 min
    The Last Temptation of Christ

    The Last Temptation of Christ

    As we get closer to Easter, the guys look back at one of the great films by Martin Scorsese and his most controversial. The Last Temptation of Christ tells the story of the last days of Jesus as he embraces his destiny to die on the cross while dealing with the mortal fears and doubts. The guys talk about the powerful titular temptation, Willem Dafoe's humanistic portrayal of a god and how Scorsese's background inspires the types of stories he wants to tell. 

    • 33 min
    Die Hard

    Die Hard

    Since the guys never did a Christmas Movies Five, they had to use these final episodes to dive into the holiday classic, Die Hard. They are joined by a big action movie fan, Adam Lord! They dive into what makes this movie move so quickly, the durability of its hero and why Ellis may be a secret MVP. 

    • 38 min
    Amadeus

    Amadeus

    Podcasts are like notes, you can never have too many of them. That's what Eric and Austin learn as they rewatch one of their favorite epics, Amadeus. They dive into what makes the rivalry matter so much between these classic composers, how the movie differs from the theatrical version and how the director was able to make this a movie for everyone, not just classical music experts.

    • 28 min

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