‘Blue Crush’ with Emma Specter

Episode 10

Blue Crush sports romance movies

Tie the boards to the ‘61 Chevy, and let’s take this sports-romance series into the waves! Writer Emma Specter (Vogue) is here to discuss why “Blue Crush” is the ultimate women’s sports “sleepover movie.”

We also get into the power of Michelle Rodriguez on a jet ski, a healthy fear of the ocean, and whether the romance in “Blue Crush” is between the right characters.

Emma’s debut memoir “More, Please” is out July 9! Preorder here:

About “The Kick”

“The Kick” is a theme-obsessed movie podcast where new releases are the ultimate excuse to fill blindspots and let that completist flag fly.

Part of the Now Playing Network, the show runs in multi-episode arcs—or kicks—that explore a particular sub-genre or filmography, and then culminate in a relevant new film. As in, “I’m on a sports-romance kick, and it won’t be over until I see Challengers.

Every week, host Chance Solem-Pfeifer is joined by a fellow writer, filmmaker, or movie appreciator. You can contact him at chancesolempfeifer [at] gmail [dot] com and read his film writings in the Willamette Week.