A legendary director adapting a bestselling novel with a cast of soon-to-be A-list movie stars? How could you not be on board with this? As it turns out, Chris & Donna's love for S.E. Hinton's book made it hard to get into this when they were kids. And Carlos was so unfamiliar with the whole thing that he thought this movie might be about vampires. So we really had no idea how this was going to play for us.
Topics include: how a librarian from a small school in Fresno, California helped get this movie made, the new cut of this Coppola released in 2005 and how it fixes a lot of the film's major issues, why the theatrical version was trimmed so excessively, some theories about why the performances are a little hammy, and much more!