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Forgotten Flashback: The Sugarland Express

The Sugarland Express - Forgotten Cinema Podcast

Original Blog Post: September 4, 2019 - Field and Butler still love this movie.


The Mikes take a ride down to Sugarland to discuss Steven Spielberg's studio directorial debut, The Sugarland Express.

Listen in as Mike Field and Mike Butler gush over one of the most important filmmakers of all time beginning to establish choices in filmmaking that will cement his legacy in future films. From innovative camera work, blocking, lighting, and working at getting the best take from his actors; Spielberg is a natural born filmmaker of the highest quality and the Mikes just will not shut up about him!

So grab your popcorn and soda, please notice the exits at the front and rear of the auditorium, and settle down for Forgotten Cinema

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Gotta have it! This is classic Spielberg before people called it classic Spielberg.

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