The Fisher King

March 31, 2018


After shock jock Jack Lucas inadvertently provokes a caller into murdering a group of innocent people in a Manhattan bar, he grows depressed and turns to booze. As he’s about to hit rock bottom, Lucas meets a homeless man named Parry, whose wife was killed by the caller Lucas pushed to the brink. Mentally scarred by his loss, Parry spends his days searching for the Holy Grail. Lucas, feeling culpable for the poor man’s plight, pledges to help him in his quest.

Alan And Craig Discuss homelessness, mass shootings, empathy and the Robin Williams classic “The Fisher King” on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

  • 1:10

    Alan and Craig address the disconcerting comments recently made by Terry Gilliam about the #MeToo movement. 

  • 17:31

    Discussion of “The Fisher King”

  • 45:57


  • 55:38

    Double Feature

  • 58:36

    Final Thoughts

  • 1:00:40

    Alan and Craig discuss next week’s episode “Speed Racer”

Next episode we start Sports Month of with guest Tom Nix and the movie “Speed Racer”

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