Video Archives: Star 80

On the new episode of the The Video Archives Podcast, Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary discuss one film and one film alone: Bob Fosse’s Star 80. In 1980, Playboy Playmate of the Year Dorothy Stratten was murdered by her boyfriend Paul Snider. Three years later, Star 80 was released, a sensational retelling of Stratten’s story that hit too close to home for some. Roger and Quentin have a serious, personal discussion on differentiating fact from fiction, a tour-de-force performance from Eric Roberts, and how Dorothy Stratten touched the hearts of many through the silver screen.



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