Travis Bickle on the Riviera #72


Hey you, there’s a new movie podcast by Tucker Stone and I up over at the Factual Opinion. This week on Travis Bickle on the Riviera: we discuss the new Captain America: A Winter’s Tale movie that people won”t shut up about, the Schindler’s List jokes in Grand Budapest Hotel, one of us saw The Raid 2, what Russ Meyer was doing during the Normandy Invasion, and go hard-sell on why we love Noah.

Tell your friends, force it on your enemies, review the fucking thing on itunes, CHECK THAT SHIT OUT.

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #70


Over at the Factual Opinion, Tucker Stone and I have recorded a brand new Travis Bickle on the Riviera episode for you. This week the only movie podcast in the world covers: John Boorman’s Exorcist 2: The Heretic & Zardoz, Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven, Eraser, Return to Paradise, the new season of Hannibal, how insane Noah sounds, and a detour into the idea of “shocking character deaths”.

Check it out, telll somebody, Paul Reiser Lives.

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Public Catalog of Shame – Movies watched in March 2014

In order this time, doing research for a thing, never sleeping, this is it for this month. See also – Tucker’s, Morgan’s, David’s, and mine from last month.


  1. Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922), dir. Fritz Lang
  2. Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933), dir. Fritz Lang
  3. Blood For Dracula/Andy Warhol’s Dracula (1974), dir. Paul Morrisey
  4. True Detective ep 7, 8 (2014), dir. Cary Fukunaga
  5. Revolver – UK theatrical cut (2005), dir. Guy Ritchie
  6. Kill List (2011), dir. Ben Wheatley
  7. Prison on Fire (1987), dir. Ringo Lam
  8. 30 for 30 – The Birth of Big Air (2010), dir. Jeff Tremaine
  9. 30 for 30 – Muhammad & Larry (2009), dir. Bradley Kaplan & Albert Maysles
  10. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970), dir. Elio Petri
  11. Full Contact (1992), dir. Ringo Lam
  12. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), dir. Robert Weine
  13. The Black Cat (1981), dir. Lucio Fulci
  14. Culloden (1964), dir. Peter Watkins
  15. The Five Days (1973), dir. Dario Argento
  16. M (1931), dir. Fritz Lang
  17. City on Fire (1987), dir. Ringo Lam
  18. “The Black Cat” section from Two Evil Eyes (1990), dir. Dario Argento
  19. Demons (1985), dir. Lamberto Bava
  20. Legally Blonde (2001), dir. Robert Luketic
  21. Rabid Dogs (1974), dir. Mario Bava
  22. Demons 2 (1986), dir. Lamberto Bava
  23. Suspiria (1977), dir. Dario Argento
  24. Cat o’Nine Tails (1971), dir. Dario Argento
  25. Need For Speed (2014), dir. Scott Waugh
  26. A Blade in the Dark (1983), dir. Lamberto Bava
  27. Shock (1977), dir. Mario Bava
  28. The Psychic (1977), dir. Lucio Fulci
  29. Rio Bravo w/John Carpenter commentary (1959), dir. Howard Hawks
  30. Kingdom of Heaven – director’s cut (2005), dir. Ridley Scott
  31. Across 110th Street (197 ), dir. Barry Shear
  32. Macabre (198 ), dif. Lamberto  Bava
  33. Not Quite Hollywood (2008), dir. Mark Hartley
  34. Quick Change (1990), dir. Howard Franklin & Bill Murray
  35. Psycho II (1983), dir. Richard Franklin
  36. Smokin’ Aces (2007), dir. Joe Carnahan
  37. Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror (2000), dir. Leon Ferguson
  38. Trauma (1993), dir. Dario Argento.
  39. Wheels on Meals (1984), dir. Sammo Hung
  40. The Man From Hong Kong (1975), dir. Brian Trenchard-Smith
  41. Deliverance (1972), dir. John Boorman
  42. Zardoz (1974), dir. John Boorman
  43. Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), dir. John Boorman

Film Books

  1. Re-Agitator by Tom Mes
  2. Deep Focus: They Live by Jonathan Lethem (re-read)
  3. Men, Women & Chainsaws by Carol J Clover (still reading, currently in the section on class division in rape/revenge films)
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American Century episode 1

Hey so Abhay Khosla wrote, drew, directed, and scored this cartoon I was lucky enough to contribute a voice to. Also featured: the voices of Tucker Stone, Joe McCulloch, Jeff Lester, and Graeme McMillan. Read more about it here, but yeah, this is really great, Abhay is unstoppable, and I’m excited to be involved in something this funny.


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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #69


Hey everybody, there’s a brand new episode of the world’s only podcast where people discuss movies. This week on Travis Bickle on the Riviera, Tucker Stone and I talk: Need For Speed, 3 Days to Kill, Takashi Miike’s Imprint, Mario Bava’s Rabid Dogs, Tony Scott’s Unstoppable, the Fargo tv show, recent episodes of Person of Interest, and finally the truly amazing Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion. We also give each other the most shit we’ve ever given one another, come up with a name for our listeners (spoiler alert you will not like it), and talk about being a Kitty Kat.

Check it out, tell your friends, and always remember — Paul Reiser lives.

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #68


Over at the Factual Opinion, there is a new episode of the only movie podcast recorded by people, Travis Bickle on the Riviera. This week, David Brothers joins me to talk about 2 movies by Ringo Lam and Chow Yun Fat (City on Fire & Full Contact), 2 movies by Fritz Lang (M & The Testament of Dr. Mabuse), Hayao Miyazaki’s latest art in the face of World War II parable The Wind Rises, Guy Ritchie & Luc Besson’s weirdo kabbalah-symbolist crime film Revolver, and the glorious first two seasons of 24. It’s the Fascism-cast.

Check it out, spread the word, always be closing.

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Movies watched February 2014

Tucker is doing this , after Morgan did it for the whole year last year, so I figured I should try and do it as well. I do a half-assed version of this for the podcast, but normally if I don’t have something interesting or funny to talk about I leave those movies off, so the chronology on this is a little shaky, some of these may be from January. Also – no sleep, researching for projects, I have no exterior life, etc. explains the scary number of these here (hopefully). We’ll do this again next month.

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8 1/2 (1963), dir. Federico Fellini
Amazing Spider-Man (2012), dir. Mac Webb
American Gigolo (1980), dir. Paul Schrader
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), dir. John Carpenter
Blood and Black Lace
(1964), dir. Mario Bava
Body of Lies (2008), dir. Ridley Scott
The Devil’s Rejects – commentary (2005), dir. Rob Zombie
Don’t Look Now (1973), dir. Nicolas Roeg
Enemy (2013), dir. Dennis Villenuve
Eyes Without A Face (1960), dir. Georges Franju
FACE/OFF (1997), dir. John Woo
Fellini Satyricon (1969), dir. Federico Fellini
Halloween 2 – commentary (2009), dir. Rob Zombie
Hannibal (2001), dir. Ridley Scott
Hard Boiled (1992), dir. John Woo
The Hills Have Eyes (1977), dir. Wes Craven
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), dir. Joel & Ethan Coen
Kill Baby Kill (1966), dir. Mario Bava
Killer Elite (1975), dir. Sam Peckinpah
La Residencia / The House that Screamed (1969), dir. Narciso Ibanez Serrador
The Night Stalker (1972), dir. John Llewlyn Moxey
The Night Strangler (1973), dir. Dan Curtis
The New York Ripper (1981), dir. Lucio Fulci
Now You See Me (2013), dir. Louis Leterrier
Person of Interest – 2 eps (2014),
Pompeii (2014), dir. Paul WS Anderson
Re-Animator (1985), dir. Stuart Gordon
The Red Shoes (1948), dir. The Archers
Riddick (2013), dir. David Twohy
Robin Hood (2010), dir. Ridley Scott
Robocop (1987), dir. Paul Verhoeven
Robocop (2014), Jose Padihla
Secret Beyond the Door (1947), dir. Fritz Lang
Suspiria – at least 5 times (1977), dir. Dario Argento
Thief (1981), dir. Michael Mann
The Typewriter, The Rifle, The Movie Camera (1996), dir. Adam Simon
Toby Dammit in Spirits of the Dead (1968), dir. Federico Fellini
True Detective (2014), dir. Cary Joji Fukanaga
Universal Soldier Regeneration – commentary (2009), dir. John Hyams
Uptown Saturday Night (1973), dir. Sidney Poitier
Vanishing Point (1971), dir. Richard C. Sarafian
You’re Next (2013), dir. Adam Wingard

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