Episode 131: Seconds

Special Guest: Stephen Armstrong

Are you your face or what's inside? A man (John Randolph/Rock Hudson) gets a second chance at life in this often-ignored John Frankenheimer film from 1966.

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  1. 'Seconds'...about time. Although I think it has more in common with 'The Game' than any of the more literal comparisons you mention.

    1. Joe,

      Agreed! I was going to bring up "Fight Club" as well as "The Game".


      Rob St. Mary
      co-host of "The Projection Booth"

  2. Wow... Right after listening to this episode I read a completely unrelated article that lists SECONDS as a film booed at Cannes! Never knew that.

    Source- (http://www.indiewire.com/article/why-do-films-get-booed-at-cannes-new-bam-series-investigates)