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Jan. 11, 2022

Episode 104 - Rebel Without A Cause

Episode 104 - Rebel Without A Cause

We're leaving the Peanut Butter behind and headed to the Chickie-Run this week. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, Ethan and Georgia as we review Liam's pick in 1955's Rebel Without A Cause. We're contemplating the end of the ...


We're leaving the Peanut Butter behind and headed to the Chickie-Run this week. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, Ethan and Georgia as we review Liam's pick in 1955's Rebel Without A Cause. We're contemplating the end of the universe in our 104th episode as we discuss

  • Sidney Poitier & Betty White
  • The differences between growing up in the 90s vs now
  • How many other films borrowed from the legacy of this one
  • Whether Nicholas Ray gave James Dean too much leeway
  • Why we Mandela effected a leather jacket onto James Dean
  • Some of the behind-the-scenes romances in play
  • Some structural issues with the film's composition
  • Why no-one cares about Buzz
  • We reach out to some American listeners for support
  • Whether or not Rebel Without A Cause is the Best Film Ever

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Timestamps for this episode:

  • 0:00 - Opening Banter 11:25 - Shoutouts 22:05 - Deep Dive 1:43:30 - Endgame