Anatomy of a Murder – James Stewart Series

Welcome to the Back Lot 605 Podcast! We are entering week number three of James Stewart month as we are joined by Tadd Good, the co-host of Attack of the Killer Podcast and the host of the First Time Podcast. Fitting that Tadd joins us this week because the movie of the week is a first-time watch for hosts Casey and Brian! The trio discuss the James Stewart lead courtroom drama, Anatomy of a Murder.

Have you seen the film, what are your thoughts?

Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 courtroom drama directed by Otto Preminger and stars James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, and George C. Scott. Paul Biegler (Stewart) defends a war veteran in a murder trial after the lieutenant murders a man, whom his wife accused of rape. Progressive and groundbreaking at the time of release, Anatomy of a Murder is consider by many practicing lawyers to be one of the most accurate courtroom dramas of all time.

The Box Office

Topping this weekend’s box office is the Chris Rock lead Spiral: From the Book of Saw with $8.73 million. Wrath of Man takes in $3.74 million in the number two spot. At number three is Those Who Wish Me Dead with $2.8 million. Demon Slayer the Movie comes in at four with $1.85 million. Lastly, Raya and the Last Dragon rounds out the top five with $1.72 million.

The News

The cast for the upcoming sequel to Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is beginning to take shape. Dave Bautista, Ed Norton, Janelle Monae, and Kathryn Hahn have joined the returning Daniel Craig for the upcoming Netflix film.

Sony gives comic book fans their first look at the upcoming sequel to the Tom Hardy lead Venom sequel, Venom: Let There Be Carnage.

The Shameless Plugs

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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