In our new Podcast Series named Review Avenue Streetlight, we discuss and dissect a different film each episode. We go through the film in depth, discussing the plot and pivotal scenes so fair warning for SPOILERS!
On this episode, we’re boarding Jan De Bont’s 1994 action and bomb packed bus Speed. We’re taking the brakes off too and change things up in terms of structure and take a more conversational route. There’s still plenty of film facts you may not have known, more mistakes than ever before and Oliver shows how awful of a Question Master he would make in the Podcast Quiz!
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All Speed Sound Clips used courtesy of 20th Century Fox and Fandango Movie Clips. They can be found on their YouTube channel.
The Simpsons soundbite used courtesy of 20th Century Fox and available on YouTube.
Speed: Main Title – Marc Mancina Copyright of FOX FILM MUSIC CORP, BMI (Fox Music)); SOLAR Music Rights Management, EMI Music Publishing. Obtained from YouTube.
Clips used for review and commentary purposes only and no copyright infringement is intended.
Opening & Intro music:”Bus Da Blockbuster” – Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions. YouTube Audio Library.
Outro music: – “Ethereal Chord Ascends” – Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions. YouTube Audio Library.
“Light, Pulley Switch, On, A.wav” by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
“Buzzer Sound / Wrong Answer” by Breviceps of Freesound.org
“Up Chime 2” by FoolboyMedia of Freesound.org
Further Reading & Sources
Behind The Scenes with Dennis Hooper YouTube
MythBusters Speed Bus Promo
Not Quite Hollywood – Ozploitation Trailer
Keanu Reeves 2019 Irish Times Interview
Screenwriter Graham Yost 2014 20th Anniversary Interview
Speed IMDb Page
Speed Wikipedia Page