Episode 065 – Ants In Your Pants of 2017

It’s our third annual Ants In Your Pants episode, as we close out 2017! As always, our lists were culled with much difficulty from all the wonderful films we saw this year, and we only talk about those we saw for the first time which made the biggest impressions on each of us. We have some classics and some little-seen gems that we hope you check out. Thank you for listening to us throughout 2017 and we can’t wait to get started on the 2018 list!

Our shared favorites:
The Marseille Trilogy: Marius (Korda, 1931), Fanny (Allégret, 1932), César (Pagnol, 1936)
Dry Summer (Erksan, 1963)

Cole’s favorites:
The Starfish (Man Ray, 1928)
Ruggles of Red Gap (McCarey, 1935)
Rabbit’s Moon (Anger, 1950)
The Lineup (Siegel, 1958)
The Hourglass Sanatorium (Has, 1973)
Bôhachi Bushidô: Code of the Forgotten Eight (Ishii, 1973)
Fists of the White Lotus (Lo, 1980)
Paris is Burning (Livingston, 1990)

Ericca’s favorites:
The Maisie Collection: Volume One and Volume Two (Various, 1939-47)
‘I Know Where I’m Going!’ (Powell, Pressburger, 1945)
The Prowler (Losey, 1951)
A Star Is Born (Cukor, 1954)
Mirror (Tarkovsky, 1975)
Remember My Name (Rudolph, 1978)
La Cérémonie (Chabrol, 1995)
The Great Flood (Morrison, 2012)

What you’ll find in this episode: our favorite discoveries of 2017, Ericca issues a formal apology to Ann Sothern, our honorable mentions, and Cole keeps it weird as usual.

– Cole and Ericca

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