Can you rely, suckas?
We love video video games right here at Retronauts, however we additionally acknowledge that films play a big position within the historical past of our favourite medium, a lot in order that we have had loads of episodes already about well-known movies solely due to the influence that they’d on widespread tradition. But The Warriors is completely different. Not solely was the 1979 Walter Hill movie a shock hit, not solely did it subtly affect generations of video video games, however 26 years after it debuted in theaters, Rockstar formally adopted the property right into a online game.
So yeah, on the request of Patreon supporter Allen Berry, we’re speaking about The Warriors this week, led by our resident New York skilled Diamond Feit. Joining xem are three skilled podcasters with a lot experience on this specific subject: James Eldred, host of Cinema Oblivia, Diana Goodman, co-host of Thirty Twenty Ten, and Mikel Reparaz, co-host of Vidjagame Apocalypse.
A pair fast notes:
- In discussing this grownup movie and the language its characters use on display screen, this episode has a bit extra profanity than our traditional recordings.
- This weblog detailing the filming places of The Warriors will assist add context to all our discuss of the place the boys are working to/from through the movie.
- The episode of James’ podcast which we talk about on the finish of this recording has since been posted! Listen to Diamond and James speak about 1978’s Foul Play on Cinema Oblivia.
Description: Boppers of the world, unite! Diamond Feit, James Eldred, Diana Goodman, and Mikel Reparaz gang as much as speak about The Warriors, each the landmark 1979 Walter Hill and the online game(s) primarily based upon it.
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Artwork for this episode by Shaan Khan and modifying thanks go to Greg Leahy.