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Holdovers of the Flower Moon: A Breakdown of The Holdovers(2023) and Killers of the Flower Moon(2023)
Episode 810th July 2024 • Silver Screen Happy Hour • Lawrence Lozier Films
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This episode offers an in-depth analysis of two films: 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and 'The Holdovers. A Happy Hour for screenwriters and movie lovers!

Chris provides an update on his move and delays in publishing recordings due to technical difficulties. They then dive into a detailed discussion and analysis of two Oscar-nominated films, 'Killers of the Flower Moon' directed by Martin Scorsese, and 'The Holdovers' directed by Alexander Payne. Chris and Jerome review the film's themes, plots, character arcs, and critical elements, blending their critiques with related trivia and behind-the-scenes information. The episode also features humor and personal anecdotes, wrapping up with their unique 'Six Degrees' game linking actors from the discussed films.

00:00 Introduction and Updates

00:42 Technical Difficulties and Episode Setup

01:27 Discussing the Oscar Series

02:21 Killers of the Flower Moon Overview

04:13 Plot Breakdown and Analysis

07:36 Character Arcs and Themes

10:47 Midpoint and Turning Points

14:23 Investigations and Unraveling the Mystery

22:46 Climax and Resolution

26:50 Exploring Catholic Guilt in Scorsese's Films

27:21 Closing Image and Ernest's Goals

27:43 Trivia: The Osage Murders and the FBI

28:30 Budget and Collaborations of 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

28:59 Final Thoughts on 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

30:09 Introduction to 'The Holdovers'

31:34 Plot and Character Dynamics in 'The Holdovers'

32:59 Paul's Journey and Emotional Struggles

38:31 Midpoint and False Victory

41:39 Climax and Resolution

49:06 Final Thoughts and Trivia

Killers Of The Flower Moon

The Holdovers

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