Ep 264: Monte Hellman


The legendary director of Two-Lane Black Top, Cockfighter, and many other classic American films, Monte Hellman, is the guest on this year-end episode. You can purchase a wonderful restored Blu-ray/DVD of Two-Lane from The Criterion Collection, with tons of extras and an especially great audio commentary track with Hellman and friend Allison Anders. Also available from Criterion is a combination package which includes Monte’s 2 “acid westerns” Ride in the Whirlwind and The Shooting. You can also purchase Cockfighter from Amazon. And Iguana is available from Kino Lorber.

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