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HE #1.1 Hocus Pocus 1993

Movie 1 for our Halloween Event is Hocus Pocus, which is one of Kat's choices! After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal...


HE #1.2 House on Haunted Hill 1959

Movie 2 in our Halloween Event is House on Haunted Hill, which is one of Jess' favorites! A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. Favorite line “Don’t stay up thinking of ways to get rid of me, it makes wrinkles.” Don't forget to leave a positive written review to be entered into our contest! Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - Kat and Jess Talk the Best @katandjesstalk Email -...


HE #1.3 The Houses October Built 2013

Movie 3 in our Halloween Event is The Houses October Built, which is one of Kat's favorites! Looking for a good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a road trip to discover the scariest underground haunts. As their trip seems to have reached a dead-end, strange things start to happen and it becomes clear that the haunt has come to them. Favorite line “I’m not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted houses. I’m afraid of what real human beings do to other human beings.” Don't...


HE #1.4 ParaNorman 2012

Movie 4 in our Halloween Event is ParaNorman, which is one of Jess' favorites! Young Norman Babcock (Kodi Smit-McPhee) has the ability to speak with the dead -- and he often prefers their company to that of the living. Norman receives word from his strange Uncle Prenderghast (John Goodman) that a centuries-old witch's curse on their town is real and about to come true -- and that only Norman can stop it. When zombies rise from their graves, Norman must summon all his courage and compassion...


#226 Paper Moon 1973

Real-life father and daughter Ryan and Tatum O'Neal team up as slick con-artists Moses Pray and Addie Loggins in 1930s Kansas. When "Moze" is unexpectedly saddled with getting the 9-year-old Addie to relatives in Missouri after the death of her mother, his attempt to dupe her out of her money backfires, and he's forced to take her on as a partner. Swindling their way through farm country, the pair is nearly done in by a burlesque dancer (Madeline Kahn) and an angry bootlegger. Favorite line...


#227 Gandhi 1982

This acclaimed biographical drama presents major events in the life of Mohandas Gandhi (Ben Kingsley), the beloved Indian leader who stood against British rule over his country. Dedicated to the concept of nonviolent resistance, Gandhi is initially dismissed by English officials, including the influential Lord Irwin (John Gielgud), but eventually he and his cause become internationally renowned, and his gatherings of passive protest move India towards independence. Favorite line “An eye for...


#228 Touch of Evil 1958

When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas (Charlton Heston) begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan (Orson Welles). When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies (Joseph Calleia), are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new bride, Susie (Janet Leigh), in...


#229 The Terminator 1984

Disguised as a human, a cyborg assassin known as a Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) travels from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton). Sent to protect Sarah is Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), who divulges the coming of Skynet, an artificial intelligence system that will spark a nuclear holocaust. Sarah is targeted because Skynet knows that her unborn son will lead the fight against them. With the virtually unstoppable Terminator in hot pursuit, she and Kyle attempt to...


#230 La Haine 1995

Another French film, how do we feel about this one? We liked the last one! When a young Arab is arrested and beaten unconscious by police, a riot erupts in the notoriously violent suburbs outside of Paris. Three of the victim's peers, Vinz (Vincent Cassel), Said (Said Taghmaoui) and Hubert (Hubert Koundé), wander aimlessly about their home turf in the aftermath of the violence as they try to come to grips with their outrage over the brutal incident. After one of the men finds a police...


#231 Groundhog Day 1993

A cynical TV weatherman finds himself reliving the same day over and over again when he goes on location to the small town of Punxsutawney to film a report about their annual Groundhog Day. His predicament drives him to distraction, until he sees a way of turning the situation to his advantage. Don't forget to leave a positive written review to be entered into our contest! We have started premium, so if you want access to that make sure you look for it every week! Twitter, Facebook and...


#232 The Wizard of Oz 1939

Both of us love this movie so we tried to contain ourselves in talking about it, listen now to hear our thoughts! Please excuse Kat in this episode, her allergies were very bad during the recording. L. Frank Baum's classic tale comes to magisterial Technicolor life! The Wizard of Oz stars legendary Judy Garland as Dorothy, an innocent farm girl whisked out of her mundane earthbound existence into a land of pure imagination. Dorothy's journey in Oz will take her through emerald forests,...


#233 The Bourne Ultimatum 2007

Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) races to solve the mystery of his past while being hunted by members of the very organization he was hired into as director Paul Greengrass brings author Robert Ludlum's popular character back to the big screen for his third feature outing. David Strathairn, Julia Stiles, Joan Allen, and Paddy Considine co-star. Don't forget to leave a positive written review to be entered into our contest! We have started premium, so if you want access to that make sure you look...


#234 Annie Hall 1977

Comedian Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) examines the rise and fall of his relationship with struggling nightclub singer Annie Hall (Diane Keaton). Speaking directly to the audience in front of a bare background, Singer reflects briefly on his childhood and his early adult years before settling in to tell the story of how he and Annie met, fell in love, and struggled with the obstacles of modern romance, mixing surreal fantasy sequences with small moments of emotional drama. Don't forget to leave...


#235 Dead Poets Society 1989

#235-Dead Poets Society from 1989 starring the late great Robin Williams as the inspiration teacher John Keating who shows a group of young men about the great things in life while teaching English at an all boys school. This podcast has a special guest joining us! Don't forget to leave a positive written review to be entered into our contest! Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - Kat and Jess Talk the Best @katandjesstalk Email - katandjesstalkthebest250@gmail.com Website -...


#236 8 1/2 1963

Our first Italian film is here!! Troubled Italian filmmaker Guido Anselmi (Marcello Mastroianni) struggles with creative stasis as he attempts to get a new movie off the ground. Overwhelmed by his work and personal life, the director retreats into his thoughts, which often focus on his loves, both past and present, and frequently wander into fantastical territory. As he tries to sort out his many entanglements, romantic and otherwise, Anselmi finds his production becoming more and more...


#237 Jaws 1975

The first ever Summer Blockbuster is here!! When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio...


#238 In the Mood for Love 2000

We have our second Chinese film, and our first repeat actor of the list! Tony Leung Chiu Wai from Infernal Affairs returns for this film. Find out what we thing about this romance movie. In 1962, journalist Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) and his wife move into a Hong Kong apartment, but Chow's spouse is often away on business. Before long, the lonely Chow makes the acquaintance of the alluring Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk), whose own significant other also seems preoccupied with...


HPE #1.1 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Part One for the Harry Potter Event is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! Featuring two of our very good friends Dana Hough and Erik Sandefur! Sorry for such a long episode :) Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an...


HPE #1.3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Part Three for the Harry Potter Event is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! Featuring two of our very good friends Dana Hough and Erik Sandefur! Harry Potter's (Daniel Radcliffe) third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped from Azkaban prison and is bent on murdering the teenage wizard. While Hermione's (Emma Watson) cat torments Ron's (Rupert Grint) sickly rat, causing a rift among the trio, a swarm of nasty Dementors...


HPE #1.2 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Part Two for the Harry Potter Event is Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! Featuring two of our very good friends Dana Hough and Erik Sandefur! The second instalment of boy wizard Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, based on the novel by JK Rowling. A mysterious elf tells Harry to expect trouble during his second year at Hogwarts, but nothing can prepare him for trees that fight back, flying cars, spiders that talk and deadly warnings written in...