Better Than Speed

by Better Than Speed

Better Than Speed
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 11
  • Last: 5 Mar 2018
Pop quiz, hotshot! Has there ever been a movie better than Speed? We’re watching the entire canon of classic world cinema on a quest to discover a film that tops the Keanu Reeves masterpiece Speed.

Episodes (11)

  • #11 In Cold Blood
    #11 In Cold Blood
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:06:46
    It's no shame to have a dirty face, honey baby. The shame comes when you keep it dirty. Robert Blake makes short order of all the Charlie Potatoes who dare cross him in the Richard Brooks adaptation of In Cold Blood. We're joined by photogr... Read more →
    It's no shame to have a dirty face, honey baby. The shame comes when you keep it dirty. Robert Blake makes short order of all the Charlie Potatoes who dare cross him in the Richard Brooks adaptation of In Cold Blood. We're joined by photogr... Read more →

  • #10 The Speedademy Awards
    #10 The Speedademy Awards
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 58:30
    Hype! Glamour! The Best Films of 2017! Plus, we hand out cheap gold watches to all the stinkers. Hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in each year to the Speedademy Awards ceremony to learn who will receive the highest and lowest honor... Read more →
    Hype! Glamour! The Best Films of 2017! Plus, we hand out cheap gold watches to all the stinkers. Hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in each year to the Speedademy Awards ceremony to learn who will receive the highest and lowest honor... Read more →

  • #9 Hard Boiled
    #9 Hard Boiled
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:13:01
    John Woo woos the crew with his extravagant Hong Kong action pageant Hard Boiled. Director Stewart Hopewell joins us to compare apples to apples, and helps us issue a verdict on this film's worthiness next to Speed. Hard Boiled is not avail... Read more →
    John Woo woos the crew with his extravagant Hong Kong action pageant Hard Boiled. Director Stewart Hopewell joins us to compare apples to apples, and helps us issue a verdict on this film's worthiness next to Speed. Hard Boiled is not avail... Read more →

  • #8 Grand Illusion
    #8 Grand Illusion
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    Published: 22 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:13:33
    Jean Renoir enters the ring to take on the undefeated heavyweight champ SPEED! If you'd like to view the internationally beloved anti-war classic GRAND ILLUSION, you can find it streaming in beautiful high definition on Amazon Video. You ... Read more →
    Jean Renoir enters the ring to take on the undefeated heavyweight champ SPEED! If you'd like to view the internationally beloved anti-war classic GRAND ILLUSION, you can find it streaming in beautiful high definition on Amazon Video. You ... Read more →

  • #7 F For Fake
    #7 F For Fake
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:17:39
    If you’ll permit us a bit of verse, the Devil whispered behind the leaves: "It's pretty, but is it better than Speed?” Special guest Morgan Hanner-Morfesis throws down on tricksters, hoaxes and forgeries in the extravagant Orson Welles swan... Read more →
    If you’ll permit us a bit of verse, the Devil whispered behind the leaves: "It's pretty, but is it better than Speed?” Special guest Morgan Hanner-Morfesis throws down on tricksters, hoaxes and forgeries in the extravagant Orson Welles swan... Read more →

  • #6 A Very Keanu Christmas
    #6 A Very Keanu Christmas
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    Published: 21 Dec 2017 Duration: 39:41
    'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the bus,  Not a creature was speeding, not even us; The explosives were hung by the gas tank with care, In hopes that Keanu soon would be there; Dennis Hopper was nestled all snug in his be... Read more →
    'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the bus,  Not a creature was speeding, not even us; The explosives were hung by the gas tank with care, In hopes that Keanu soon would be there; Dennis Hopper was nestled all snug in his be... Read more →

  • #5 Eyes Without A Face
    #5 Eyes Without A Face
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 56:28
    Where there were eyes there’s only space, as a mad doctor attempts to heal his daughter’s broken face. Special guest Alex Gootter hops aboard the Speed bus to dissect Georges Franju’s eerie horror gem EYES WITHOUT A FACE. You can watch all ... Read more →
    Where there were eyes there’s only space, as a mad doctor attempts to heal his daughter’s broken face. Special guest Alex Gootter hops aboard the Speed bus to dissect Georges Franju’s eerie horror gem EYES WITHOUT A FACE. You can watch all ... Read more →

  • #4 Daisies
    #4 Daisies
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    Published: 28 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:02:38
    Czech it out! Get ready for a deep dive into the feminist Czech New Wave classic DAISIES (aka Fucking With Dudes and Putting Them on Trains). Documentary filmmaker Jessica Schilling joins us to debate its merits against the bus that couldn’... Read more →
    Czech it out! Get ready for a deep dive into the feminist Czech New Wave classic DAISIES (aka Fucking With Dudes and Putting Them on Trains). Documentary filmmaker Jessica Schilling joins us to debate its merits against the bus that couldn’... Read more →

  • #3 A Colt Is My Passport
    #3 A Colt Is My Passport
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    Published: 14 Nov 2017 Duration: 58:49
    Never cross the Yakuza. The cherubic cheeked Joe Shishido stands his ground against a Japanese crime syndicate with a thirst for revenge in this action-packed and surprise-filled episode. From Tokashi Nomura to Seijun Suzuki and beyond, we ... Read more →
    Never cross the Yakuza. The cherubic cheeked Joe Shishido stands his ground against a Japanese crime syndicate with a thirst for revenge in this action-packed and surprise-filled episode. From Tokashi Nomura to Seijun Suzuki and beyond, we ... Read more →

  • #2 Blow Out
    #2 Blow Out
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:00:37
    HAPPY HALLOWEEN! The BTS crew dissects Brian De Palma’s slasher sendup Blow Out, with the help of special guest Morgan Hanner-Morfesis. It’s a battle between two Jacks, Travolta vs Keanu. No matter who wins, we all lose. *Spoiler Warning an... Read more →
    HAPPY HALLOWEEN! The BTS crew dissects Brian De Palma’s slasher sendup Blow Out, with the help of special guest Morgan Hanner-Morfesis. It’s a battle between two Jacks, Travolta vs Keanu. No matter who wins, we all lose. *Spoiler Warning an... Read more →

  • #1 Ashes and Diamonds
    #1 Ashes and Diamonds
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    Published: 13 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:09:19
    In this spectacular inaugural episode of Better Than Speed, your hosts David Holland, Daniel Morfesis, Jessica Schilling and Matthew Walden tackle the legendary Polish film Ashes and Diamonds, directed by cinema heavyweight Andrzej Wajda. I... Read more →
    In this spectacular inaugural episode of Better Than Speed, your hosts David Holland, Daniel Morfesis, Jessica Schilling and Matthew Walden tackle the legendary Polish film Ashes and Diamonds, directed by cinema heavyweight Andrzej Wajda. I... Read more →