Episode 58

American Canon: John Milius


September 28th, 2021

1 hr 26 mins 11 secs

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About this Episode

Emmet and John discuss the life and times of writer and director John Milius, looking specifically at his movies The Wind and the Lion and Conan the Barbarian. We talk about the Cold War, changes in the film industry, Milius' atavism, what makes Conan such a surprisingly beautiful an lyric film, and much, much more.

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Closing Song: "The Rain in Spain Drains Mainly From the Main Vein" by MANS.