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June 21, 2022

Episode 127 - Bonnie and Clyde

Episode 127 - Bonnie and Clyde

Everybody get in the time machine, Liam's film school is taking us to the 1970s. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew: Ian, Liam, Ethan, and Georgia as we review Bonnie and Clyde. Be prepared to never stop driving in our 127th episode as we ...


Everybody get in the time machine, Liam's film school is taking us to the 1970s. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew: Ian, Liam, Ethan, and Georgia as we review Bonnie and Clyde. Be prepared to never stop driving in our 127th episode as we discuss:

  • Liam reveals a ton of information about the real life Bonnie and Clyde
  • The initial choice for Bonnie and why that had to change once Warren Beatty was cast.
  • We talk a little bit about the Great Depression and share some history on great market crashes across history
  • We talk about the specifics of why you never want to eat in a scene
  • We pick up on a key anachronism from the film
  • We discuss the French New Wave and where Jean-Luc Godard wanted to shoot this
  • We see if Georgia was able to pick up on some familiar faces despite the age of the film
  • Is Estelle Parsons the worst part of this film?
  • How this film went massively against the Hays Code
  • Whether or not Bonnie and Clyde is the Best Film Ever.

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Timestamps for this episode:

  • 0:00 - Opening Banter 6:25 - Reflections & Corrections 19:35 - Shoutouts 32:50 - Deep Dive 2:37:30 - Endgame