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See Hear is about to get nostalgic for episode 40….or maybe not.

 

There are two sorts of people in the world – those who love the FILMS of Woody Allen and those who can’t stand them.

 

Among those who love his films there are two sorts of people – some prefer his early zany films about relationships, morality the universe and our place in it, and bouncing boobs. However, there are those who prefer his mid-period Fellini / Bergman style dramas / comedies about relationships, morality the universe and our place in it, but with no bouncing boobs. (Does anyone prefer his latter-day films?)

 

Tim, Bernie and Maurice are joined once again by Frank Santopadre of Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast to discuss 1984’s Broadway Danny Rose, a film that combines the best elements of the former and latter styles of his filmography. Woody plays Danny Rose, a loyal theatrical agent for acts no one else wants to handle. It looks a has-been singer who he manages (there’s the musical connection, folks) is on the brink of making a successful comeback. He tasks Danny with bringing his mistress to an important show….hi-jinx ensue.

 

Aside from talking about the film itself, we discuss our favourite films from Woody’s back-catalogue, the use of music in his films, whether Woody Allen's films are really about nostalgia, New York as a back-drop for cinema and how it’s changed over the last 30 years…..and Milton Berle’s member.

 

Once again, we owe a huge debt of thanks to Frank for taking the time to come on the show. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of film, and is a super-mentsch to boot. Thanks for helping make this episode extra special.

 

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If you’ve not caught up with Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast, allow me first to say “Whaaaaaaaa????????” The next thing I say is get yourself over to iTunes to download every episode, or get them directly from http://gilbertpodcast.com

 

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