Episode 117: 1971 Retrospective: McCabe & Mrs. Miller / Death in Venice / The Last Picture Show

“Comedy is the hardest thing to get right. I remember a joke we did in ‘What’s Up, Doc?’ that didn’t get a single laugh. So we moved the shot a foot-and-a-half to one side, and all of a sudden, the laugh was there. It drives you crazy; the balance is so delicate.”

Peter Bogdanovich, Director of The Last Picture Show

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On Episode 117 of Drink in the Movies Michael & Taylor discuss their First Impressions of: Scenes from a Marriage & Titane. Then they look back 50 years to three 1971 Feature Films: McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Death in Venice, and The Last Picture Show.

Streaming links for titles this episode

McCabe & Mrs. Miller is currently streaming on HBO Max.

Death in Venice and The Last Picture Show are currently available to rent and purchase on most major VOD platforms.

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