#644: Detroit / Top 5 Films of 1967

In "The Hurt Locker" and "Zero Dark Thirty," Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow explored the complexities of post-9/11 warfare. For her latest - DETROIT - she stays stateside but finds herself in another war zone. Looking back five decades to the summer of 1967, Bigelow's film documents the racial tensions and police violence that exploded into the Detroit riots. A review of DETROIT, plus news on a new Filmspotting Marathon and Adam and Josh share their Top 5 films of the landmark film year of '67. 

The episode of Filmspotting is presented by MUBI and Blue Apron.

0:00-1:23 - Billboard
1:23-30:27 - Review: "Detroit"
Simon & Garfunkel, "Mrs. Robinson"
33:01-53:33 - Notes / Massacre Theatre
53:33-58:58 - Donations
58:58-1:36:23 - Top 5: Films of 1967
1:36:23-1:39:11 - Close / Outtake

NOTES

- Massacre Theatre winner: Matt Greenberg, Commack, NY

LINKS

Footcandle Film Festival

David Thomson essay on Le Samourai

- Pictures at a Revolution : Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood

- Adam's ranked list of '67 films