Don’t F with the Original: Heat

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© Copyright New Century Vista Film

Lame action thriller or engrossing character study? To commemorate the release of Wild Card (2015) in theatres, Samuel and Dimitri review the original adaptation of William Goldman’s novel: Dick Richards’ Heat (1986), starring Burt Reynolds and Peter MacNicol. Also, Samuel makes a devastating argument about the film’s ending and then gets his scary movies wrong. Come back next time as Pamela returns to discuss Hot Tub Time Machine (2010).

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 02:09     Heat (1986)
  • 24:04     Spoilers for Heat
  • 31:33     Our Expectations for Wild Card
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