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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

04/16/17 Episode 45: North (1994) and My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)



Listen to Let's Watch A Full-Length Movie on YouTube and watch North (1994), embedded above, at the same time. Start with the podcast. Click here to launch podcast in a separate browser.

North (1994) flopped. No one ever said, "One for North, please!" North what? It's a boy's name? And the boy divorces his parents and travels the world to find new parents? And Bruce Willis plays the Easter Bunny? Those were the Four Questions that guest Danny Dechi and I asked as we watched this on Easter Sunday.

The premise of this podcast is to watch cult movies I've read about. The late Roger Ebert gave North such a toxic review  that he quoted his own review for the title for his one-note collection of bad movie reviews, I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie.

Speaking of Quentin Tarantino movies, Quentin Tarantino directed a short film back when rockabilly bars were a thing. A chunk remains of My Best Friend's Birthday (1987). A talkative DJ (Tarantino) talks about music, does coke, talks about music, and hires a prostitute as a birthday present for his best friend. We never finished it, but it's posted after the break.

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