21 episodes

No Happy Endings: Cinema From the Red Light District of Sports. Hosted by Brin-Jonathan Butler and presented by Ring Magazine.

No Happy Endings Hosted by Brin-Jonathan Butler

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

No Happy Endings: Cinema From the Red Light District of Sports. Hosted by Brin-Jonathan Butler and presented by Ring Magazine.

    Episode 21: 'American History X' with guest Steven Benedict

    Episode 21: 'American History X' with guest Steven Benedict

    American History X is a 1998 American crime drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. The film stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong as two brothers from Los Angeles who are involved in the white power skinhead and neo-Nazi movements.


    Our guest to discuss this film is Steven Benedict, a well-known film critic, writer, producer, and director of films and documentaries. 

    • 48 min
    Episode 20: 'Last Tango in Paris' with guest Steven Benedict

    Episode 20: 'Last Tango in Paris' with guest Steven Benedict

    Last Tango in Paris is a 1972 erotic drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, which portrays a recently widowed American who begins an anonymous sexual relationship with a young Parisian woman. It stars Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, and Jean-Pierre Léaud. 


    Our guest to discuss this film is Steven Benedict, a well-known film critic, writer, producer, and director of films and documentaries. 

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 19: 'Casino' & 'Leaving Las Vegas' with guest Steven Benedict

    Episode 19: 'Casino' & 'Leaving Las Vegas' with guest Steven Benedict

    Casino is a 1995 American epic crime film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Barbara De Fina and distributed by Universal Pictures. 


    Leaving Las Vegas is a 1995 American drama film written and directed by Mike Figgis, and based on the semi-autobiographical 1990 novel of the same name by John O'Brien. 


    Our guest to discuss this film is Steven Benedict, a well-known film critic, writer, producer, and director of films and documentaries. 

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 18: 'The Wrestler' with guest Steven Benedict

    Episode 18: 'The Wrestler' with guest Steven Benedict

    The Wrestler is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and written by Robert Siegel. The film stars Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, and Evan Rachel Wood.


    Our guest to discuss this film is Steven Benedict, a well-known film critic, writer, producer, and director of films and documentaries. 

    • 55 min
    Episode 17: 'Favorite Boxing Films' with guest Rosie Perez

    Episode 17: 'Favorite Boxing Films' with guest Rosie Perez

    Rosie Perez is an American actress, choreographer and community activist. Her film breakthrough performance was her portrayal of Tina in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989), which she followed with White Men Can't Jump (1992).


    Among many honors, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Fearless (1993) as well as three Emmy Awards for her work as a choreographer on In Living Color (1990–1994). '

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 16: The 'Rocky' Sequels with guest Daniel Loria

    Episode 16: The 'Rocky' Sequels with guest Daniel Loria

    Rocky is a series of American boxing drama films. The first film, Rocky (1976), and its five sequels centered on the boxing career of the eponymous fictional character, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone).

    Our guest to discuss this film is Daniel Loria, he is the editorial director of Boxoffice, a trade publication that has covered the motion picture industry since 1920, and the co-host of The Boxoffice Podcast.

    • 1 hr 30 min

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