Episode 89: Slow Burn (1986) (/w Matt Curione)

Eric Roberts and JOHNNY DEPP?! It happened! On this episode of ERITFM we look at the made-for-Showtime neo-noir SLOW BURN, featuring Eric Roberts as a private detective drawn into the complex and sleazy world of kidnapping, child abuse, forced heroin addiction and all sorts of other unpleasant stuff. Thankfully, we get a game supporting cast including Beverly D’Angelo, Dan Hedaya, Henry Gibson and an impossibly young Johnny Depp! Before he was a weird, abusive sleazeball! We also discuss film preservation, TELEMUNDO, our favorite languages and SO MUCH MORE. You must listen!

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Our guest this week is the wonderful (and patient) Matt Curione!  Check him out on Twitter @TheRealMattC and check out all his writing (and editing!) over at Talk Film Society.

Music on this episode:

Break #1 – “Slow Burn” by David Bowie
Break #2 – “Bad Dog No Biscuits” by Yoko Kanno and The Seatbelts