Archive for October 2020

Superman

In 1978 they said 'you'll believe a man can fly', and we wanted to see if that was still the case. We chose Richard Donner's classic Superman for our 1970s rewatch to close out or 70s miniseries, starring Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder, plus many more. It's a superhero epic. Everyone knows the story, Kal-El, thanks to Jor-El, is the last survivor of the planet Krypton, who is raised by a kindly couple in Smallville, Kansas. Later moved to Metropolis where he lives as Clark Kent and falls in love with Daily Planet reporter Lois Lane whilst battling the Lex Luthor. It's an incredibly nerdy episode as we are huge Superman fans and this film has so much to talk about. So buckle up and enjoy the flight.

All these and more on Adjust Your Tracking!

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Phantom Tollbooth (Chuck Jones)

In 1970 one of the most influential animators of all time, Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies), directed his only feature film The Phantom Tollbooth, based on a novel by Norton Juster,  tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo. Unexpectedly receiving a magic tollbooth and, having nothing better to do, Milo drives through it and enters a kingdom in turmoil following the loss of it’s princesses, Rhyme and Reason. We talk all things animation and Chuck Jones before diving into this rather unusual film.

All these and more on Adjust Your Tracking!

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