Free Range Idiocy

Episode 38: Close Encounters of the ‘77 Kind - 1977 Year in Movies

August 28, 2020

This time around, we're diving into something that we came across by complete accident - the weirdness that was cinema in 1977. From space opera to truckers to disco to highbrow sci-fi, there was a little something for everyone. And there was also plenty of stuff that no one was asking for. We've sifted through everything so you don't have, so grab your popcorn and enjoy this jaunt in the Wayback Machine!

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

Looks like Mando is getting some company on Disney+ in the future

The big non-story story that's happening with the new Battlestar Galactica project for Peacock

 

LINKS OF INTEREST:

Here's a complete list of all the movies that were released in 1977 so you can follow along

Here's that IMDB list of 50 Movies From 1977 Worth Watching

Wikipedia's article on film in 1977

The infamous movie poster for Semi-Tough that will probably haunt your dreams for the next decade

 

...AND ANOTHER THING:

Tim recommends checking out the Aaron Sorkin-penned movie The Social Network

Todd advises you to find the James Bond documentary Everything Or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007

 

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