Retro-View: QT lll Fest – 70’s Cop Films

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a70-2770Oh yeah. Now we’re cookin’ with hot petrol in screaming cars.

On Tonight’s Double Bill (said in best Quinn Martin Narrator voice): FREEBIE & THE BEAN starring Alan Arkin and James Caan, and BRANNIGAN starring John Wayne. Quentin might as well have called it 70’s Cop Brutality Films… I try not to order again the  pizza, my favorite in Austin, which has a dearth of good pizza — until Home Slice popped up, which made its debut behind Kurt Russell in the xtended cut of DEATH PROOF. I digress, but it’s a small grindhouse world. I’ll wait til Friday for my pizza fix. I order the hefty black bean nachos. Texas!

Quentin comes out in his customary strut and starts going into a great rap on 70’s cop films, and how vilified and misunderstood FREEBIE AND THE BEAN was when it came out in 1974 (yet it was Warner Brothers…

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