In our Podcast Series 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, the daring duo of the RA Rapscallions Oliver and Sean come out and play with Walter Hill’s 1979 gang warfare picture The Warriors. We venture deep into trivia territory, barely making it out alive after a clobbering of Warriors facts including the real-life controversy it faced upon release, on-set feuds which broke apart the Warriors and changed the course of the film completely and we also somehow manage to get a Robot Wars comparison into the mix. Also, who will emerge victorious as the Warriors War Chief in the weekly podcast quiz?
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All The Warriors Sound Clips used courtesy of Paramount Pictures & Fandango Movie Clips. They can be found on YouTube.
The Simpsons clip used courtesy of 20th Century Fox and available on YouTube
In The City – Performed by Joe Walsh. Used courtesy of A&M Records. Available and obtained from YouTube.
Clips used for review and commentary purposes only and no copyright infringement is intended.
Opening & Intro music: “Wicked Things” – Quincas Moreira. YouTube Audio Library
Outro music: “Today’s Plan” – DJ Freedem. 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
The Making of The Warriors – YouTube
The Warriors 2016 Reunion organised by Rolling Stone – YouTube
The Warriors by Sol Yurick – Amazon
The Warriors – Wikipedia
The Warriors IMDb Page
Box Office Information collected from The Numbers.
All information correct at the time of recording (July 2020).