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Speeding Bullitt: The Life and Films of Steve McQueen

Dec 22, 2022

Steve McQueen robbed banks in The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery, The Thomas Crown Affair, and The Getaway; Clay Tumey robbed banks in real life. Clay joins me to discuss what led to him robbing banks, to talk about how prison changed him, and he shares his thoughts on Hollywood depictions of heists and bank robberies.

Dec 10, 2022

Writer and Steve McQueen expert Marshall Terrill joins me to provide an update on the books he’s been writing, to talk about fact and fiction in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, and to discuss Steve McQueen’s Junior Bonner and The Getaway.

Nov 24, 2022

Acclaimed director Quentin Tarantino has released his nonfiction film theory book, Cinema Speculation, which includes chapters on Bullitt and The Getaway. On this episode of Speeding Bullitt, McQueen expert Marshall Terrill and I unpack the McQueen content of the book, as well as discuss the latest Steven Spielberg...

Nov 10, 2022

It’s Noirvember, and on this episode of Speeding Bullitt, Daniel Epler from The Cobwebs Podcast joins me to explore Steve McQueen’s very first appearance on film in the ultra low budget film noir, 1953’s Girl on the Run. During the second half of the episode listeners share their thoughts on Steve McQueen.

Oct 20, 2022

Novelist, actor, and co-host of the Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers podcast, Dion Baia, joins me to discuss Steve McQueen's two episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Human Interest Story from 1959 and Man from the South from 1960.