This week’s Midnight Movie Cowboys show takes on a movie that proves even legendary directors don’t always bring their A-games. Nestled in Sydney Pollack’s directing credits, right between The Way We Were and Three Days of the Condor is a Robert Mitchum-led flick called The Yakuza. Listen in to find out if that flick holds up after four decades and also to get some unexpected dating advice!
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Harriet Tubman is one of America’s most beloved historical figures but has sadly been largely relegated to just a few facts during Black History Month. This incredible ex-slave, spy, cook, nurse, public speaker and rescuer deserves a story worthy of her stature.
“Minty” – tentatively titled after Tubman’s nickname – is a “reimagining” of Harriet Tubman as an action hero. It is a period piece with a modern flare.