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American Gigolo (1980) / Noir-Vember #1 / Underrated Richard Gere Films

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Episode  ·  1:28:25  ·  Nov 6, 2023


This week we're kicking off our new retrospective series on 1980s Neo-Noir films. Our first installment focuses on the 1980 classic by Paul Schrader, 'American Gigolo,' a film that left a significant mark on 80s culture during the turn of the decade. After discussing 'American Gigolo' in our Recommendation Shelf segment, we'll share some additional Richard Gere films that we believe deserve more recognition and that we have a deep appreciation for.Recommendation Shelf - Underrated Richard Gere FilmsBee Recommends Breathless (1983)Sam Recommends Arbitrage (2012)Eli Recommends Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)Nathan Recommends Internal Affairs (1990)Movie MusingsEli watched 'Pain Hustler' by Dir. David Yates on Netflix, 'No Hard Feelings' by Dir. Gene Stupnitsky on Netflix. Also the series, 'Bodies' on Netflix.Nathan watched 'Master Gardener' by Paul Schrader on VOD, 'You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah' by Dir. Sammie Cohen on Netflix, and is stoked for the new John Woo film 'Silent Night' which comes out December 1st.Sam is highly anticipating the new James Wan DC superhero film, 'Aquaman: The Lost Kingdom' coming out December 22nd.Bee watched 'The Addiction' by Dir. Abel Ferrara on Criterion, 'Suspiria' by Dir. Dario Argento on Criterion, and 'Blood and Black Lace' by Dir. Mario Bava on TubiSign up for new online newsletter, Frame Rate Monthly. Email backtotheframerate@gmail.com to subscribe.Particiapte in our Monthly Poll Question by going to this link:What is your favorite decade of Film Noir / Neo Noir?Find all our episodes here on your preferred Podcast app:https://westonmedia.org/podcast/back-to-the-frame-rate/Back to the Frame Rate Recommendation Shelf Letterboxd List: https://boxd.it/oTQhABe sure to Follow ushttps://www.facebook.com/backtotheframeratehttps://www.instagram.com/backtotheframerate/https://twitter.com/backframerateEmail us at backtotheframerate@gamil.comFollow Nathan on Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/nathansuher/Follow Bee on Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/mambobumbles/

1h 28m 25s  ·  Nov 6, 2023

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