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The Apocalypse Now Minutes

May 22, 2023

Paul Francis Sullivan (please call him Sully) from the Locked on MLB podcast joins Tierney and Chris to discuss Apocalypse Now and it's greatest DVD extra, The French Plantation sequence. Beyond providing the political and historical context of imperial history in Vietnam - is it any good and does it belong in the...

Apr 4, 2023

The monster at the end of the podcast is...Grover! And also Colonel Kurtz.

Thank you so much for listening! There will be bonus episodes on the "French Plantation Sequence" as well as an in-depth discussion of the sound and music of the film in the weeks to come.

The original ending to Apocalypse Now, pulled during its...

Mar 29, 2023

The horror, the horror of almost reaching the end of our podcast! Chris and Tierney delve into Kurtz's manuscript, the end of principal photography, and breaking the mythic cycles of war and peace (if only it were this easy).

Mar 26, 2023

This episode covers casual veganism, the death of Kurtz, "The Golden Bough," and the animal sacrifice used to create a visual parallel to what happens in our story. Also, Chris and Tierney discuss one of the most-referenced, most-iconic film scenes of all time!

On a lighter note:

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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.