Then Is Now Episode 52 – Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man with Rod Barnett

My special guest on this episode is the amazing podcaster Rod Barnett host of both the Naschycast and The Bloody Pit. We actually recorded this in January, and due to a technical issue with one of the files, it took me until this week to finally get rid of most of the static in Rod’s voice, and made it fine for listening.

And that’s important because you’re going to want to listen to this episode: we have ventured into a genre that many of you, dear listeners, have most likely not heard of, Poliziotteschi, or Italian Crime Films, which enjoyed a nice life in Grindhouse theaters. It’s a sub-genre of Exploitation films that I’m eager to continue to dive into!

We specifically take a look at the film Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976), directed by the infamous Ruggero Deodato. The picture is a rip roaring, ultra-violent adventure where two ruthless cops are given permission to do whatever is necessary to take down a ferocious criminal.

If you like a bit of the ultra-violence, and want to learn about a genre of film that is just waiting for you to discover it, then sit back and listen to a fantastic discussion!

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