An incredible cinematic look at the conflict between Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More. A conversation on ethics. And one of our best friends joins the show to talk about his favorite film. Winner of six Oscars(r), including Best Picture (1966), best director (Fred Zinnemann), and best actor (Paul Scofield).
Based on a Rudyard Kipling story and packed with spectacle, humor, excitement and bold twists of fate. John Huston’s film of “The Man Who Would Be King”. Sean Connery and Michael Caine – chins out, shoulders squared and with a sly wink – star as British sergeants Danny Dravot and Peachy Carnehan. The Empire was built by men like these two. Now they’re out to build their own empire, venturing into remote Kafiristan to become rich as kings.
Jerome Bixby is most known for his work as a TV writer, penning four episodes of the original Star Trek, an episode of the Twilight Zone, and co-wrote the story which Isaac Asimov would later adapt into ‘Fantastic Voyage’. His last work was an intimate screenplay about a man claiming to be an immortal caveman. A story almost forty years in the making, here’s our look at The Man From Earth!
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