Continuing the examination of aging Hollywood action heroes, this week’s episode of Shouts From the Back Row is dedicated to looking at the Die Hard film franchise, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with its fifth instalment: A Good Day to Die Hard. Does Bruce Willis still have what it takes to carry the action series that made him a star? Or will this be another case like Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Last Stand, where it’s pretty clear that the star has lost his mass appeal – or rather, enough of it to headline a film? Yippee kay yay, Mister Falcon! Click here to download the episode.
If you’re wondering where our Academy Awards follow-up podcast is, tune in next Monday for our thoughts on the 85th Academy Awards!