Raging Bull (1980)

Raging Bull (1:03:54) Rated R for raw, raging, bullish bad language.

Raging Bull 2

We enter the ’80s on the T101P with the ferocious Scorsese/De Niro abusive boxer movie that’s considered one of the modern greats. We branch off into all sorts of different areas with this episode, including the oft-rough & bloody tribulations of the film’s makers. To get through this lengthy podcast, get you some Sparkplug Coffee and then dive right in!

LINKS:

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

Links to: Joe Pesci and Cathy Moriarty and Thelma Schoonmaker

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

1980 in film

Ebert & Scorsese’s Favourites Of The ’90s

Slate’s article about the 1965 Ali/Liston fight

Peter Biskind’s Easy Riders, Raging Bulls novel

1980 Academy Award winners and nominees

Oscar acceptance speeches: De Niro and Schoonmaker

Links to: On The Waterfront and Patton and Taxi Driver and Rocky and Apocalypse Now and Do The Right Thing and Goodfellas and  Inside Llewyn Davis and Mad Men TV show

YouTube links: “You never got me down, Ray” and “Did you fuck my brother” and Jake goes to jail and Jake’s final moments

Previously on the T100P: Apocalypse Now

June 8th on the T100P: Raiders Of The Lost Ark

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