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Episode 126: "Paper Moon" and "The Last Picture Show"



Picture/Paper!







MG loves it when film critics decide to put their money where their mouth is and go make a movie for themselves -


And no one's had a better debut than Peter Bogdanovich's directorial double-dip of The Last Picture Show and Paper Moon!




Every now and then, a film critic puts their money where their mouth is and makes a movie for themselves - and sometimes they even prove to be true masters of the craft:




Paul Schrader and Francois Truffaut, for example. Paul Schrader and Francois Truffaut, for example.






But MG argues that one of the most impressive debuts of all time is someone who is now a bit forgotten ...





Film historian and Orson Welles biographer Peter Bogdanovich...




Whose incredible one-two punch of The Last Picture Show and Paper Moon made him the toast of the town in the early 70s!














Bogdanovich Classics!






Drink. Talk. Drink






























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