Episode 162: “The People vs. Larry Flynt” (1996): Movie Review

This episode, Derek has Chris go back and watch the 1996 biopic “The People vs. Larry Flynt”. The guys debate about the merits of the film in regard to: its comments on free speech, Woody Harrelson’s performance, Milos Foreman’s direction as well as a scene-by-scene breakdown of the movie. They also discuss the performances of Courtney Love and Edward Norton. Chris mentions several of the supporting cast, including James Carville and Richard Paul. The guys talk about some of the thematic elements of the film, including free speech, pornography and the legal issues brought up in the film.

For the trivia segment of the show, Chris gives a list of real life people and Derek has to name the movie based on their life.

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Theme song – “Fantasy Life” by H-Beam provided by Music Alley.
“Top of the Pops” theme – “Warm Up” by Alain Galarneau provided by Music Alley.