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Ep. 19 Ishtar
17th November 2021 • Second Cut • The Film Magazine
00:00:00 01:13:50

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Siskel and Ebert declared Ishtar the worst film of 1987, but others believe the film is a classic. It's an action comedy alluding to the Road To... films of Hollywood's Golden Age, featuring two stars of the Auteur Renaissance. Where do Jacob and Sam's opinions lie on this controversial work?

Sources:

Quora Post

Vanity Fair - MADNESS IN MOROCCO: THE ROAD TO ISHTAR

The New Yorker - Elaine May Talks About “Ishtar”

The Guardian - Hear me out: why Ishtar isn’t a bad movie

The Film Magazine:

Petite Maman (2021) Review by Joseph Wade

The French Dispatch (2021) Review by Christopher Connor

Music:

Awakening (Instrumental) by Wataboi https://soundcloud.com/wataboi

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Music promoted by FDL Music https://youtu.be/X2oQNUOmk2k

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