Crimson Tide (1995)

Episode 7,   Aug 22, 2022, 04:00 PM

It's all gone to hell on a nuclear submarine, and only the crew of Alex, Vinny, Brad, and special guest Drew Scanlon can restore order as we work our way through Tony Scott's 1995 thriller Crimson Tide!

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(00:00:12) - Intro
(00:02:31) - Where were we in life when we first saw Crimson Tide, and some early impressions.
(00:07:47) - The Bruckheimer thing, and also some historical info on the making of the film.
(00:13:21) - Whole lotta Hollywood youngsters here.
(00:16:11) - Launching into the plot.
(00:19:17) - Talking the differences in personality between Ramsey and Hunter.
(00:27:27) - The command schism, and going by the book.
(00:29:58) - The goddamn buoy. Also, how many times has Hideo Kojima seen this movie?
(00:33:27) - Vinny's been reading the IMDB goofs section.
(00:37:32) - Break!
(00:37:52) - We're back, and things are going bad on this submarine!
(00:41:50) - Hunter has to make the tough call. RIP Steve Zahn's character.
(00:44:28) - They do a pretty good job of keeping Ramsey from being a one-dimensional villain.
(00:47:42) - It's time for some Game Theory! Also commending Tony Scott's direction.
(00:50:18) - And heeeeerrrreeee coooooooome the mutinies!
(00:53:08) - Is Hunter a Picard Type? And discussion of where the crew's loyalties lie.
(00:59:59) - Drew's got sub opinions.
(01:00:36) - More love for Denzel.
(01:01:53) - The most intense radio repair sequence maybe in film history, and the big staredown between Hunter and Ramsey.
(01:11:31) - The (maybe too) neat little denouement at the end.
(01:18:00) - Some last tidbits before we wrap up.
(01:29:05) - Outro.

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