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AFI Top 100 – #53: The Deer Hunter   EXPLICIT

Episode Released: Mar 8, 2014 • Movie Meta Score: 73/100 • Roger Ebert's Review: 
Show Hosts: Lindsay Shank & Jeff Bell
Episode Synopsis

We review film #53: “The Deer Hunter”…the 1978 film that shows exactly what a weekend in Wisconsin is like during the first hour, reiterates that VIETNAM WAS A BAD IDEA in the second hour, and finally showing why VIETNAM WAS A BAD IDEA in the third hour.

Lindsay’s Thoughts

I really don't like this, I'm gonna throw up.

Our Opinions

Lindsay says "I Loved It!"
Jeff says "I Liked it."

Stuff & Things from Jeff
  1. It's very easy to not realize you're four months pregnant.
  2. The first act of this movie is a Wisconsin weekend on film.
  3. I am almost certain that wedding played out in real time.
  4. Twinke + Mustard = Blech!
  5. I don't think that bridge has very good structural support.
  6. I now have a new favorite car: a 1953 Jaguar XK120.

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Edward Dixon
Nov 6, 2014, 7:13 am

Wisconsin? It was set in Western Pennsylvania.

    Nov 6, 2014, 9:16 am

    Hey Edward,

    Thanks for the comment. We know it was set in Western Pennsylvania, we’re based in Wisconsin and were just joking about how similar it was to the deer hunting in Wisconsin is all. Thanks for the listen!

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