6 episodes

Hosted by Anthony King, NEON BADGES is an oral history lesson on some of the most iconic cops movies from 80s, 90s, and today. Each episode will tell the behind-the-scenes stories of how these films came to be. NEON BADGES is a REBELLER Podcast Network original.

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    • TV & Film
    • 5.0, 21 Ratings

Hosted by Anthony King, NEON BADGES is an oral history lesson on some of the most iconic cops movies from 80s, 90s, and today. Each episode will tell the behind-the-scenes stories of how these films came to be. NEON BADGES is a REBELLER Podcast Network original.

    The Story Behind BAD LIEUTENANT

    The Story Behind BAD LIEUTENANT

    On this episode of NEON BADGES, host Anthony King dives into the making of one of the most infamous films ever: BAD LIEUTENANT! BAD LIEUTENANT showcases how a dedicated cast and crew, supportive producers, and a director with a clear vision can make one of the most raw and honest character studies of all time.

    • 31 min
    The Story Behind CRUISING

    The Story Behind CRUISING

    On this episode of NEON BADGES, host Anthony King takes you behind-the-scenes of the making of CRUISING! After two box office failures, William Friedkin opted to do make the most controversial film of his career: CRUISING. Equally hated and loved, the story of CRUISING's conception, tumultuous production, and its critical reappraisal 30 years later is a WILD ride. 

    • 41 min
    The Story Behind NARC

    The Story Behind NARC

    On this episode of NEON BADGES, host Anthony King dives into the making of NARC. Director Joe Carnahan broke onto the Hollywood scene as a different type of indie darling. From a short script written in college to blowing Tom Cruise away at Sundance, NARC is a gritty, hardboiled cop movie that William Friedkin called “The most honest film about police procedure I’ve ever seen.” This is how the movie got to the screen. 
    *Prologue is an excerpt from Brian Bogdanoff’s THREE BODIES BURNING as read by Rebeller EIC Sonny Bunch.

    • 38 min
    The Story Behind SE7EN

    The Story Behind SE7EN

    Host Anthony King takes you inside the making of cult thriller SE7EN. Originally written as a love letter to New York City, SE7EN gave David Fincher new hope as a director and children of the 90's nightmares for weeks. Learn why Brad Pitt was really wearing a cast, how test audiences first reacted to the film, and much more! 

    • 39 min
    The Story Behind ROBOCOP

    The Story Behind ROBOCOP

    Host Anthony King kicks off NEON BADGES with an oral history of the making of ROBOCOP! Born out of a fascination of robots and the socio-political climate of the 1980s, ROBOCOP has become a cultural symbol of that time. From the set of BLADE RUNNER to Pee-Wee Herman at the Oscars, learn the story behind ROBOCOP! 

    • 36 min
    Introducing NEON BADGES

    Introducing NEON BADGES

    Hosted by Anthony King, NEON BADGES is an oral history lesson on some of the most iconic cop movies from the 80s, 90s, and today. Each episode will tell the behind-the-scenes stories of how these films came to be. Anthony guides you through the making of ROBOCOP, SE7EN, NARC, BEVERLY HILLS COP, and more! The first episode of NEON BADGES drops April 1st with new episodes every other Wednesday on the REBELLER Podcast Network. 

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

ToddWinslow ,

👍🏻

Hard to judge since the first episode is about one of my favorite movies of all time, but if they are close to this good every time, I’ll be listening.

realhorrorgirl ,

Absolutely love NEON BADGES!

Anthony King is a great host, and I can’t wait for them to talk about some of my all time favorite movies.

DGuglielmo ,

I'll be tuning in!

Great stuff! Love the genre. intelligent hosting. More please!

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