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April 25, 2018

Episode 362: Winter Kills (1979)

Special Guest: William Richert
Guest Co-Hosts: Jeff Meyers, Matthew Socey

Based on the 1974 novel by , William Richert's Winter Kills (1979) tells the tale of Nick Kegan (Jeff Bridges), half brother of President Tim Kegan who was assassinated in Philadelphia in February 1960. When he receives a deathbed confession from the man who allegedly shot President Kegan, Nick goes down the rabbit-hole, trying sort out the truth from the lies and obfuscations of everyone around him, including his father, Pa Kegan (John Huston).

William Richert discusses the making of the film -- a story which rivals the on-screen antics. Matthew Socey and Jeff Meyers join Mike to talk about comic conspiracy films.

Listen/Download Now:

Buy Winter Kills (The Director's Cut) on DVD
Watch Winter Kills on Amazon Prime Video
Buy Winter Kills on DVD
Buy Winter Kills by Richard Condon

Score by Maurice Jarre
"The Lunatics (Have Taken Over The Asylum)" - Fun Boy Three


1 comment:

  1. Boy, that William Richert can sure talk... wish he was actually saying something.