July 24, 2018

Episode 374: Kings and Desperate Men (1981)

Special Guests: Andrea Marcovicci, Arden R. Ryshpan
Guest Co-Hosts: Daniel Kremer, Jonathan Marlow

Two terrorists -- Daniel Kremer and Jonathan Marlow -- break into The Projection Booth to discuss the 1981 Canadian thriller Kings and Desperate Men .

Produced by, directed by, and starring Alexis Kanner, the movie is the story of an arrogant talk show host -- played by Patrick McGoohan. He and his family are taken hostage by a handful of gun-wielding terrorists. The main terrorist -- played by Kanner -- goes on the air with McGoohan’s character and they engage in tense battle of words.

Written for the screen by , the film's Christmas setting and terrorist plot caused Kanner to sue the makers of Die Hard for damages.

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Links:
Buy Kings & Desperate Men on VHS
Visit the official Andrea Marcovicci website
Read a review of Kings & Desperate Men
Read Daniel's interview with Andrea Marcovicci
Read more about Kings & Desperate Men

Music:
"God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" -

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