Once again the curse of coincidental timing has made our planned nostalgic look at a childhood favorite, oddly timely. As was announced on August 17, 2019; Richard Williams, animator, auteur, creator, and artist died at age 86. Among Williams’ credits is the film that we talk about in this episode. Part tent-pole special effects film, […]
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Content Warning: Diggstown contains overt themes of racism, brutal violence against of people of color, and is headlined by James Woods. Woods has been accused in relation to the #MeToo movement. The year is 1992 and the sport of boxing is enjoying a heyday in the United States. Director Michael Ritchie would take a stab […]
1982 was the time of Doom, revenge, and high adventure; when relative newcomer Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed with John Milius and brought the legendary pulp hero Conan of Cimmeria to the silver screen.
Way back when, most of us watched a movie that scared us – but maybe at the wrong times, and about the wrong things. Then we read a story that scared us – or maybe it just filled us with premature angst? Then, someone buried that movie where the earth was sour, and now, we […]
In 2014 a woman facing insurmountable odds in the American legal system, published a telling memoir about the most elite poker game to hit either the East or West coasts.
That being said, the Nighthawks take the opportunity to discuss their reactions to the film without any spoilers, the state of the Marvel franchise, and a hot take about the dateability of Seth Rogen.
It’s a Marvel prequel. Although the boys call it the first, it’s not. Where Captain America: The First Avenger took us back to World War II, Captain Marvel: The First Female Lead Marvel Hero Movie takes us back to Operation Desert Storm. Not that the Middle Eastern conflict plays heavily into the story of Carol […]
The beginning of 2016 was a rough one, and things didn’t let up. While we can all claim a certain amount of grievance geopolitically, it was also a particularly hard year for celebrity deaths. At the end of 2015 we lost the rock god Lemmy Kilmister, weeks later followed musical legend David Bowie, and not […]
Happy New Year to all of the listeners of the Nighthawks Podcast. As the slow march of time slowly ticks over an arbitrary number assigned by men to account for revolutions around the sun, the boys decide to join in the festivities with a movie that starts with a New Year’s Eve Celebration. According to […]
You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead—your next stop, the Twilight Z-Ho-Ho-Ho-ne! It is the holiday season, and as many people, both secular and spiritual, gather for feasts and […]