Moviedrome Mondays: The Warriors (1979) and La Haine (1995) (Mark Cousins intro)

This week’s Moviedrome Monday entry is a double bill consisting of two crime films set either after hours or within a 24-hour period.

The Warriors (1979)

I have posted a youtube video link below to Moviedrome presenter Mark Cousins introduction to action director Walter Hill’s 1979 cult classic The Warriors. Readers can also read Cousins intro transcript here. The episode’s original airdate was August 3, 1997 (read here). Not much to add here except that I totally agree with everything Cousins says about this gem. If any of you readers are interested, here is a list of my favorite Walter Hill films (read here).

Here is a youtube video link to Mark Cousins Moviedrome intro to The Warriors

Here is a youtube video link to the film’s original theatrical trailer

La Haine (1995)

I have posted a youtube video link below to Moviedrome presenter Mark Cousins introduction to French director Mathieu Kassovitz 1995 crime drama La Haine. Readers can also read Cousins intro transcript here. The episode’s original airdate was August 3, 1997 (read here). Though Cousins may be a slightly (and I put emphasis on that word) bigger fan of this film than myself, I must say nonetheless that La Haine is a truly very good film that is just a tiny hair short of greatness.

Here is a youtube video link to Mark Cousins Moviedrome intro to La Haine

Here is a youtube video link to a 2020 re-issue UK trailer (I could not find the film’s original theatrical trailer)