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Classic Movie Musts is a weekly movie podcast that aims to provide artistic and historical context to classic films. Every movie we discuss on this show is easily accessible via a streaming platform, which will be highlighted each week. Nothing will be hard to find or difficult to access. Classic Movie Musts is hosted by Max Baril. New episodes release every Friday.

Classic Movie Musts is a weekly movie podcast that aims to provide artistic and historical context to classic films. Every movie we discuss on this show is easily accessible via a streaming platform, which will be highlighted each week. Nothing will be hard to find or difficult to access. Classic Movie Musts is hosted by Max Baril. New episodes release every Friday.
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Classic Movie Musts is a weekly movie podcast that aims to provide artistic and historical context to classic films. Every movie we discuss on this show is easily accessible via a streaming platform, which will be highlighted each week. Nothing will be hard to find or difficult to access. Classic Movie Musts is hosted by Max Baril. New episodes release every Friday.

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Episodes

Back To The Future (1985) w/ special guest Aaron Tracy

10/18/2019
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In this episode we welcome back writer Aaron Tracy, host of the To Live And Dialogue In LA podcast, to breakdown one of the great movie screenplays, Robert Zemeckis's, Back To The Future (1985), starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson. Check out our new show Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, where we breakdown modern classics, at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:58 Feature Presentation: 6:42 Ending...

Duration:00:53:32

Vertigo (1958) w/ special guest Ted Walch

10/11/2019
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In this episode Max is joined by Ted Walch to discuss one of Alfred Hitchcock's masterpieces, Vertigo (1958), starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. Vertigo is currently #9 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Subscribe and listen to our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:59 Feature Presentation: 6:42 Ending Credits: 58:17

Duration:00:49:04

Swing Time (1936)

10/4/2019
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In this episode we breakdown the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers classic, Swing Time (1936). Swing Time is currently #90 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. If you'd like to hear about more contemporary classic films, check out our Patreon exclusive show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:13 Feature Presentation: 6:24 Buzz from the Backlot: 22:53 Ending Credits: 25:55

Duration:00:23:02

Hud (1963) w/ special guest Ted Walch

9/27/2019
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In this episode we welcome back Ted Walch to the show to discuss the Paul Newman classic, Hud (1963), directed by Martin Ritt and featuring Academy Award winners Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal. Check out our new Patreon exclusive show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:12 Feature Presentation: 7:25 Ending Credits: 59:27

Duration:01:02:20

The Third Man (1949)

9/20/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss Carol Reed's The Third Man (1949), starring Joseph Cotton, Orson Welles, and Valli. Join us for this elusive and captivating thriller. Listen to our Patreon exclusive show, Classic Movie Musts: Double feature, all about more contemporary classics. Listen as patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:38 Feature Presentation: 7:43 Buzz from the Backlot: 24:28 Ending Credits: 28:45

Duration:00:25:31

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977)

9/13/2019
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In this episode we discuss Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977), starring Richard Dreyfuss. Check out our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts - hear all about more recent films that are destined to be classics. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:50 Feature Presentation: 9:03 Buzz from the Backlot: 19:03 Ending Credits: 23:20

Duration:00:20:55

Double Feature Bonus: Catch Me If You Can (2002)

9/10/2019
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This is the first episode of our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, which released on Patreon last week. If you're interested in hearing about more contemporary classic films, sign up for $1/month on Patreon and get Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature every Tuesday. Sign up at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts. In this episode of Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, we discuss Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can (2002), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, and Christopher...

Duration:00:48:31

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

9/6/2019
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In this episode we discuss what makes The Godfather: Part II (1974), starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Dianne Keaton, Robert Duvall, and John Cazale, such an incredible sequel. The Godfather: Part II is currently #32 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Check out our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at Patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 3:02 Feature Presentation: 8:29 Buzz from the Backlot: 27:28 Ending Credits: 30:41

Duration:00:27:08

The Godfather (1972)

8/30/2019
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In this episode we delve into Francis Ford Coppola's mafia classic, The Godfather (1972), starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Dianne Keaton, and John Cazale. The Godfather is currently #2 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature Announcement: 0:32 Opening Credits: 2:51 Feature Presentation: 7:47 Buzz from the Backlot: 25:48 Ending Credits: 28:55

Duration:00:25:21

The Searchers (1956) w/ special guest Myke Emal

8/23/2019
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In this episode we welcome back host of the CineMusts podcast, Myke Emal, to discuss John Ford's titanic western, The Searchers (1956), starring John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Ward Bond, Vera Miles, and Natalie Wood. The Searchers is currently #12 of AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:16 Feature Presentation: 6:53 Ending Credits: 1:07:01

Duration:00:55:17

On The Waterfront (1954)

8/16/2019
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In this episode we discuss the intersection of art and culture while breaking down Elia Kazan's, On The Waterfront (1954), starring Marlon Brando. On The Waterfront is currently #19 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:54 Feature Presentation: 7:48 Buzz from the Backlot: 23:43 Ending Credits: 28:03

Duration:00:30:39

The Musical: A Retrospective

8/9/2019
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In this episode we're doing our final retrospective of the summer, exploring the musical genre. Today we look back at our episodes on Meet Me In St. Louis (1944), Singin' in the Rain (1952), and Cabaret (1972). Timestamps: Retrospective Explanation: 1:24 Meet Me In St. Louis Feature Presentation: 5:05 Meet Me In St. Louis Buzz from the Backlot: 18:24 Singin' in the Rain Intro: 22:01 Singin' in the Rain Feature Presentation: 27:02 Singin' in the Rain Buzz from the Backlot:...

Duration:00:50:31

Hollywood Tragedies: A Retrospective

8/2/2019
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In this episode we're doing a retrospective on Hollywood Tragedies, which combines our episodes on All About Eve (1950), A Star is Born (1954), and Sunset Boulevard (1950). Timestamps: Retrospective Explanation: 1:22 All About Eve Feature Presentation: 8:16 All About Eve Buzz from the Backlot: 15:40 A Star is Born Intro: 19:45 A Star is Born Feature Presentation: 25:46 A Star is Born Buzz from the Backlot: 43:27 Sunset Boulevard Intro: 46:25 Sunset Boulevard Feature Presentation:...

Duration:00:59:20

Romance on the Road: A Retrospective

7/26/2019
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In this episode we have a thematic retrospective titled, Romance on the Road, which combines our older episodes on It Happened One Night (1934), The African Queen (1951), and Two For The Road (1967). Timestamps: Retrospective Explanation: 1:40 It Happened One Night Feature Presentation: 9:01 It Happened One Night Buzz from the Backlot: 17:55 The African Queen Intro: 22:29 The African Queen Feature Presentation: 29:24 The African Queen Buzz from the Backlot: 43:56 Two For The Road...

Duration:01:06:41

The Western: A Retrospective

7/19/2019
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In this episode we're doing a retrospective on the western genre, which combines 3 older episodes of Classic Movie Musts, in order to explore an evolution within the genre. This retrospective looks back at our episodes on Stagecoach (1939), The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), and The Wild Bunch (1969). Timestamps: Retrospective explanation: 1:26 Stagecoach Opening: 2:40 Stagecoach Feature Presentation: 6:57 Stagecoach Buzz from the Backlot: 17:07 The Ox-Bow Incident Opening: 21:18 The Ox-Bow...

Duration:00:54:09

The Scarlet Empress (1934) w/ special guest Mark A. Viera

7/12/2019
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In this episode we welcome Mark A. Viera, author of Forbidden Hollywood: When Sin Ruled The Movies, to discuss The Scarlet Empress (1934), directed by Joseph von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich, a pre-code masterpiece that pushed the boundaries of sexual acceptability in Hollywood films. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:59 Feature Presentation: 3:35 Ending Credits: 52:21

Duration:00:47:34

Marie Antoinette (1938)

7/5/2019
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In this episode, we finalize our look at the films of 1938 with a spectacular period drama that was one of the riskiest films of the year: Marie Antoinette (1938), starring Norma Shearer. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:08 Feature Presentation: 6:32 1938 Conclusion: 29:52 Ending Credits: 34:32

Duration:00:30:08

Boys Town (1938)

6/28/2019
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In this episode we discuss our third film of 1938 and the Motion Pictures Greatest Year campaign meant to restore faith in Hollywood films with Boys Town (1938), starring Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:05 Feature Presentation: 6:18 Ending Credits: 27:35

Duration:00:23:51

Four Daughters (1938)

6/21/2019
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In this episode we continue our look at the films of 1938 and the Motion Pictures Greatest Year campaign that hoped to save Hollywood. Here we have Michael Curtiz's Four Daughters (1938), starring Claude Rains, Priscilla Lane, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane, Gale Page, Jeffrey Lynn, and John Garfield. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:02 Feature Presentation: 5:31 Ending Credits: 28:07

Duration:00:24:59

You Can't Take It With You (1938)

6/14/2019
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In this episode we kick of a four episode look at the films of 1938 and the crisis that plagued Hollywood at that time. We start off with Frank Capra's You Can't Take It With You (1938), starring Lionel Barrymore, Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Edward Arnold. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:55 Feature Presentation: 6:13 Ending Credits: 27:04

Duration:00:22:51