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The Apocalypse Now Minutes

Mar 21, 2023

It's all Brando, all the time during the intellectual/philosophical climax of the film. Chris and Tierney follow and (try to) interpret Kurtz's ramblings as best as they can, while Scott Glen practices TaiChi in the dramatically lit temple.

Mar 10, 2023

Sean German (Groundhog Day Minute, Spinal Tap Minute, and the Next Scene Podcast) joins Tierney to discuss dialectics, poetry, and philosophy and just how much time has passed during the Kurtz Compound sequence. We don't know, and neither do the film makers.

Sean's work can be found at:

Also, the original...

Feb 28, 2023

The Photojournalist seems pretty nervous about Kurtz's plans for Willard, but it's Chef who really ought to be concerned.

You can find the original 1968 Vietnam War documentary, "A Face of War" here:

Feb 21, 2023

Chris and Tierney have been waiting for a full five minutes of Brando, and here he is! Do gardenias grow in Ohio? Did Brando even read Heart of Darkness? And who would be foolish enough to send expensive French crystal glasses to the Phillipines? Find out, in Episode 24 of The Apocalypse Now Minutes!

Feb 14, 2023

Willard gets a tour of the compound by the photojournalist, delegates the airtstrike to Chef, and is promptly given a swirly in the jungle mud. Tierney shares some home improvement dont's, while Chris pitches the idea of Apocalypse Now themed Scratch 'N' Sniff stickers. Plus, Francis Ford Coppola news!