Action,
Drama,
War,
49 MINS

30 – Empire of the Sun

July 22, 2017

EMPIRE OF THE SUN

A spoiled young British boy’s privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, he attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.

Alan and Craig talk about privilege, millennials, Steven Spielberg and the movie Empire of the Sun on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

Show Notes
  • 1:00

    Alan and Craig announce they are hosting the Alamo Drafthouse’s JAWS Movie Party on August 10th,

  • 6:13

    Discussion of Empire of the Sun

  • 28:55

    Recasting

  • 35:30

    Double Feature

  • 37:23

    Final Thoughts

  • 42:46

    First impressions of “The Bridge on the River Kwai

 

Next episode we discuss a true masterpiece “The Bridge on the River Kwai”

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