It’s August, everyone is on vacation, and Paul and Corey wanted to take it easy. This month: Wild Card (Whatever the Hell You Want)! After the Fight Club debacle, Paul wanted to pick a movie that would restore Corey’s faith in humanity, so he chose a beloved little Italian neorealist classic about an old man and his dog, Umberto D (1952). It…um…didn’t work. It’s the first film both Paul and Corey have jointly hated in a long time.
This Month's Theme: Wild Card (Whatever the Hell You Want)
This Episode's Focus: Umberto D. (1952)
Host's Choice: Paul Pakler
Streaming on Kanopy, HBO Max, Criterion Channel; Rent on iTunes, Amazon
Corey's Recipe Recommendations for This Episode: Easy tiramisu and Pici pasta with raosted garlic and tomatoes
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