About this commentary
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- Lethal Weapon (5)
- 2012.Jun.02 / 1am
Lethal Weaponby: Double.D • tags: 1980s • feature • free • Shane.Black.story • directed by: Richard.Donner • stars: Danny.Glover • Gary.Busey • Mel.Gibson • Tom.Atkins
This time we declare our love for one of the most iconic action movies from the 80’s, Lethal Weapon (1987). The first entry in a franchise that would eventually degenerate into silly slapstick.
Our man-crush Shane Black wrote the script – when he was barely 20, for God’s sake! – and Richard Donner directs Mel Gibson and Danny Glover in the leads.
On this track we cover:
- The Lethal Weapon franchise
- The brilliance of Shane Black
- The film vs. the script vs. deleted scenes
- Action movies of the 80’s
- The careers of Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and Richard Donner
- And Dennis thinks Danny Glover is a bloody thief
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Participants: David Bjerre and Dennis Rosenfeld.
Day of recording: May 29th, 2012.
Version: Theatrical cut on Blu-ray or NTSC DVD.
Movie runtime: 1:49:37