Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Episode 63: Baby Drive The Driver

Cars and Crime!

This week,Faults in the Vaults celebrates the release of Edgar Wright's much anticipated, Baby Driver (2017), by pairing up some crime-fueled and adrenaline-filled chase films from the past. We're pulling the e-brake on Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive (2011), in order to highlight Walter Hill's criminally overlooked, but massively influential, The Driver (1978).

This Week in Torrents, Mitch and Josh recall run-ins with filmmaker par excellence, Edgar Wright, and praise his independent roots and raw talent on display in his first feature film, the madcap comedy spaghetti western, A Fistful of Fingers (1995).

Title cardContinuing the love fest, Josh goes Slipping Through the Tracks and selects the eclectic decade spanning and toe tapping soundtrack to Baby Driver (2017), featuring select tracks from Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Carla Thomas, The Damned, Blur, Queen, and more...

Also in this episode, early spoiler-free Baby Driver reviews, more praise for the Wright stuff, Mitch and Josh ponder a life of crime, and more about the great products from Raleigh Soapery!







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