Ep 5- American Pop and Almost Famous

This will be the final episode for the Nighthawks before the 4th of July weekend, so they decided to honor the birthday of the U.S.A. in a special way.

Finding INDEPENDENCE DAY a little on-the-nose, and not wanting to corner themselves into the uber-patriotic or the uber-cynical films about the country, of which there are many of both, Trevor and Matt decide to look at a uniquely American institution: Rock and Roll. F

or this coffee and pie date at the Nighthawks’ cafe, the boys watch the psychedelic and trippy rotoscope-animated AMERICAN POP. Following that the excellent semi-autobiographical film ALMOST FAMOUS from filmmaker Cameron Crowe.

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