Episode 92. Swashbucklin’ Cinema

The swashbuckling genre takes Alex and Jonathan from medieval England to the Caribbean to a galaxy far far away as we look at The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). We talk about the history of swashbuckling stories, common elements of the genre, and the place that swashbucklers have in modern storytelling.

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Skip to: The Adventures of Robin Hood (10:54), The Empire Strikes Back (32:15), Pirates of the Caribbean (59:02), Overall (1:31:00), Coming Attractions (1:42:21)

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Intro/outro music by Mike Braudrick

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