DiscoverThe Literary License PodcastSeason 3: Episode 75 - Longtime Companion / It Comes At Night
Season 3:  Episode 75 - Longtime Companion / It Comes At Night

Season 3: Episode 75 - Longtime Companion / It Comes At Night

Update: 2019-09-15
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Season 3:  Episode 75 - Longtime Companion/It Comes At Night


 


Longtime Companion (1990)



Considered one of the first major films to deal with the AIDS crisis of the 80’s would be considered a triumphant upon its release.  Told from the point of view of a group of friends in a ten year period would show the impact the disease would have.  The title comes from what the New York Times would use for the surviving same sex partner who had died from the AIDS virus.


 


Norman Rene and Craig Lucas would bring this amazing story to the screen.  Rene would die of the AIDS virus in 1996.  Craig Lucas is a multi-talented stage performer, director and writer and has won numerous awards for his work on Broadway. 



The film stars Mary Louise Parker, Bruce Davison, Campbell Scott, Patrick Cassidy, Dermot Mulroney and Michael Schoeffling.



It Comes at Night (2017)


 


Written and directed by Trey Edward Shults following the death of his father, the film tells the story about a family who take refuge from a contagious disease in a house deep in the woods and the effects this has on the family. 


 


The film takes its cue from the 1562 oil painting, The Triumph of Death whilst being influenced by the work of Paul Thomas Anderson and John Cassavettes.  It also gives a nod to The Shining and Night of the Living Dead.  This is a totally original work that surpassed expectation upon its initial release beating out big budget Hollywood films such as The Mummy and Megan Leavey. 



The film stars Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Christopher Abbott, Kelvin Harrison Jr and Riley Keough. 


 


Opening Credits (.20); Introduction (5.13); Forming the Plot (9.46); Film Trailer (18.31); Page to Page (21.39); Outlining the Script (54.17); Film Trailer (57.17); In Sequence (1:00.51); Lights, Camera, Action (1:01.25); Epilogue (1:30.04); End Credits (1:33.49); Closing Theme (1:35.02)


 


Opening Credits – Go West – by The Village People from the album Go West In The Navy


 


Closing Credits – Our Perfect Disease – by The Wombats from the album The Wombats Proudly Present….The Modern Glitch


 


All songs rights reserved


 


All music available through Amazon.


 


 

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Season 3:  Episode 75 - Longtime Companion / It Comes At Night

Season 3: Episode 75 - Longtime Companion / It Comes At Night

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