Legends Podcast is cracking open the cinematic vault and bringing you a whole month of cons, capers, and car chases! Whether you’re a grifter, a hacker, a freelance spy, a bank robber, or a wheelman, you’ll find the big score right here on our podcast. This is Aug-Heist! This week we’re talking about The Sting from 1973, which reteamed the crew of Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and director George Roy Hill from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The Sting nabbed seven Academy Awards, but do its tricks still hold up after 45 years, or does it leave us feeling cheated?
Spoiler Alert! Spoiler Alert! These discussions will be spoiler filled and may explicit language, so consider yourself warned.
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Legends Podcast #400; The Princess Bride (Anniversary Special)
Posted December 8th, 2018 -
It’s the timeless tale of a little boy who lies sick in bed one wintery Chicago day. He plays a video game called “Hardball,” produced by Accolade, Inc., in 1985, for the Commodore 64 computer ...
Legends Podcast #399; Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Chronovember)
Posted November 28th, 2018 -
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Legends Podcast #398; Arrival (Chronovember)
Posted November 26th, 2018 -
Fall back in time with Legends Podcast! All month long, we’re talking about time travel, paradoxes, and being the same forwards as you are backwards. When twelve alien ships arrive on Earth, a linguist ...
Legends Podcast #397; About Time (Chronovember)
Posted November 18th, 2018 -
Fall back in time with Legends Podcast! All month long, we’re talking about time travel, paradoxes, and giving yourself the perfect day. Director Richard Curtis helms a quintessentially British time ...
Legends Podcast #396; Looper (Chronovember)
Posted November 8th, 2018 -
Fall back in time with Legends Podcast! All month long, we’re talking about time travel, paradoxes, and beating yourself up. Before he helmed The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson directed his first sci-fi feature, ...
Legends Podcast #395; IT 2017 (Legends of Halloween)
Posted October 30th, 2018 -
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Legends Podcast #394; Mandy (Legends of Halloween)
Posted October 25th, 2018 -
Panos Cosmatos took film festivals by storm this year with Mandy, a gruesome, neon-tinted revenge film that showcased Nicolas Cage at his most, well, Nicolas Cagey. After the brutal murder of his wife ...
Legends Podcast #393; Train to Busan (Legends of Halloween)
Posted October 18th, 2018 -
Korean animation director Yeon Sang-ho’s first live-action film, Train to Busan, quickly became a breakout hit. Yeon paired intense action with class conflict in the claustrophobic setting of high-speed ...