Dirty Sons of Pitches

The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are delving through the 1970s of cinema one year at a time, and this episode looks at two movies from 1971, the popular and acclaimed thriller "Deliverance," and the lesser-known low-budget Hammer horror movie "Raw Meat" about an unfortunate cannibal causing trouble in London's underground. 

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Episode 385 includes:

-R.I.P. Alan Arkin and Ray Stevenson and the studio blockbuster when its budget is north of $300 million.

-Nate thinks "Nimona" is an animated fantasy well worth its journey to get here. 

-Ben declares "Dial of Destiny" a better Indiana Jones avdenture than "Crystal Skull."

-By the Decade -- 1972 -- "Delierance" / "Raw Meat"

-The guys discuss the Best Picture-nominated tale about a group of men being terrorized by rapist hillbillies and its approach and lasting impact of John Boorman's "Deliverance," and then "Raw Meat," also known as "Death Line," a Hammer horror movie about a cannibal living in the London subway that manages to be so crushingly boring while also being compassionate about its tragic monster figure. 

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Category:By the Decade -- posted at: 10:46am EDT