What would happen if you took the kid from Shane and had him wander in a world without Shane? Martin Ritt's Hud (1963) shows us the answer. Join Mike and Dan for a conversation about the danger of Paul Newman's charisma and how this terrific film set in 1963 Texas evokes King Lear, Death of a Salesman, and, of course, Shane. Put that radio in your pocket so you can listen as you look for your womanizing uncle!

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Two friends with strong opinions watch films separately then discuss them on the show for the first time. Can their friendship survive? Join Mike and Dan as they discuss one film each episode--and in only fifteen minutes, give or take a few. There are no long pauses, pontifications, or politics--just two guys who want to share their enthusiasm for great movies. On Twitter. On Letterboxd. Email:

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