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This week, in our penultimate lockdown special, Sally, Paul and special guest, film historian and author Lee Gambin, review a trio of classic 1980 films turning 40 this year.

CRUISING (William Friedkin, 1980) – Rent/buy: Google Play, YouTube, Microsoft and Apple TV

ORDINARY PEOPLE (Robert Redford, 1980) – Rent/buy: Google Play, YouTube and Fetch

MANIAC (William Lustig, 1980) – Stream: Shudder

Playlist for Primal Screen – 16 November 2020
  • Lion's ShareGerms
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's DesiringJohann Sebastian Bach

About this program

Primal Screen is a show about movies, from the ones on the big screen to the ones you stream. A mix of new release and retrospective film reviews, and occasional interviews with film practitioners. Presented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford with regular guest critics. 

Co-producer and panel operator: Karl Chapman
Podcast editor: Maudie Osborne


The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.