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Even More Underrated Movies featuring Pretty Poison

May 25, 2023
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In this special episode, guest reviewer and listener Bill Hickey follows up on Josh Cohen’s and I collaboration on Underrated Films. Bill shares his thoughts on the 1968 movie "Pretty Poison." The episode begins with a brief introduction of the movie's plot, its director Noel Black, and its two main actors, Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld. Bill then discusses his initial thoughts on the movie and how he discovered it before delving into a detailed synopsis of the plot and characters. He highlights the performances of the two main actors and the movie's themes and messages, including societal norms, power dynamics, and mental illness. Additionally, the episode explores the movie's use of dark humor and satire, its reception upon release, and its legacy in modern cinema. Finally, Bill shares his final thoughts on the movie and its relevancy in today's society, and the episode concludes with an outro and possible additional segments. Original Publication Date: To Listen to the Underrated Films episodes click here: You can learn more about Beyond the Big Screen and subscribe at all these great places: www.atozhistorypage.com www.beyondthebigscreen.com Click here to support Beyond the Big Screen! https://www.subscribestar.com/beyondthebigscreen https://www.patreon.com/beyondthebigscreen Click to Subscribe: https://www.spreaker.com/show/4926576/episodes/feed email: steve@atozhistorypage.com www.beyondthebigscreen.com https://www.patreon.com/historyofthepapacy Parthenon Podcast Network Home: parthenonpodcast.com On Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/groups/atozhistorypage https://www.facebook.com/HistoryOfThePapacyPodcast https://twitter.com/atozhistory Music Provided by: "Crossing the Chasm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Steve Guerra is a historian and podcaster who hosts three different shows. He started with the History of the Papacy Podcast in 2013. In 2017, Steve began Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast that delves into the fascinating stories behind films through lively interviews. His newest show, Organized Crime and Punishment, takes a deep dive into the roots, evolution, and impact of organized crime across different cultures and countries.
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