Author Archives: sean witzke

About sean witzke

Writer.

I’ve been using this site as a mirror for my tumblr for the past year or so, and keep forgetting to update it. I am pretty sure no one is reading this anymore but just in case — if you … Continue reading

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera #102 – Anything Goes: Spielberg ’79-’84

Here’s a story about a time when the world’s most prominent filmmaker fails for the first time, goes to war with the DGA, forces the hand of the MPAA, builds a franchise, makes the biggest film on the planet, reinvents the action … Continue reading

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera 101 – A Joe McCulloch Tour of Indian Film 2014

This week on Travis Bickle on the Riviera, the only movie podcast in the world: Do you know anything about the massive Indian film industry? Well Joe McCulloch ( snubpollard on tumblr) does, and he’s here to tell you about it. … Continue reading

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Travis Bickle on the Riviera ONE HUNDRED

Tucker Stone and Sean Witzke talking movies. There’s 100 episodes of this shit. We’re up for syndication. Travis Bickle on the Riviera, the only movie podcast in the world, turns 100 today. It’s a celebration of life, film, friendship, and Morgan Jeske*. … Continue reading

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Michael Mann

Chris Ryan and I wrote about Michael Mann and his movies from Heat to Public Enemies over at Grantland. Check it out. 

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Starred Up / ’71 Jack O’Connell’s 2014

I wrote about Jack O’Connell and his brutal double feature in 2014: the prison film Starred Up and the survival film ‘71, over at Grantland. Check it out.

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Public Catalog of Shame: Movies watched December 2014.

2014: IT’S OVER, IT’S ALL OVER.  Final tally was 465. Gross. No more of these posts in 2015. No one needs any more performative nerd bullshit after this endless toilet of a year. Let’s finish it up as close to raw … Continue reading

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