Romancing the Stone is episode 290 focusing on the 1984 film of the same name as part of the Podcast Away miniseries on the films of Robert Zemeckis. Posted September 20, 2020.
How did Robert Zemeckis go from commercial flops to a career-defining time-travelling trilogy of blank checks? It’s all thanks to his “guarantor” from 1984 - Romancing The Stone, starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. We invited Filmspotting’s Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen to dive into Zemeckis’ first commercial success and how it set the tone for a decade of hits.