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Yet another movie podcast...but this one is the best. (of course!) We come up with brilliant movie questions and interview film buffs. Check us out!

Yet another movie podcast...but this one is the best. (of course!) We come up with brilliant movie questions and interview film buffs. Check us out!


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Yet another movie podcast...but this one is the best. (of course!) We come up with brilliant movie questions and interview film buffs. Check us out!




Episode 322 - Pretty in Pink (1986)

One of the vital "Brat Pack" films of the 1980s starring Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Andrew McCarthy, Annie Potts, James Spader, and Harry Dean Stanton. Written by John Hughes and directed by Howard Deutch.


Episode 321 - Christmas in July (1940)

Dick Powell stars as a lowly office worker whose life is suddenly changed after a prank played on him by his co-workers boosts his confidence and his bank account. Written and directed by Preston Sturges.


Episode 320 - Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

An iconic film that helped define 1980s culture and another example of the immense talent of writer/director John Hughes. Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey, Jeffrey Jones, Mia Sara, and Charlie Sheen. This is a crossover episode with our friends from the Growin' Up Rock Podcast.


Episode 319 - The Palm Beach Story (1942)

A very fun screwball comedy starring Claudette Colbert as a creative-minded wife who decides the only way to save her marriage and allow her inventor husband (Joel McCrea) to succeed is to divorce him and find another husband who's rich to finance her ex-husband's inventions! Co-starring Rudy Vallée and Mary Astor. Written and directed by Preston Sturges.


Episode 318 - National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

One of the best road-trip comedies ever made. Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Anthony Michael Hall, Dana Barron, Randy Quaid, John Candy, and Eugene Levy. Directed by Harold Ramis and written by John Hughes.


Episode 317 - Halloween (1978)

The greatly influential horror classic written and directed by John Carpenter, which spawned numerous sequels about the crimes of psycho killer Michael Myers. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, and P.J. Soles.


Episode 316 - True Grit (1969)

John Wayne stars as a hard-living US Marshall hired by a teenage girl (Kim Darby) to capture the man that killed her father. Co-starring Glen Campbell, Robert Duvall, Strother Martin, and Dennis Hopper.


Episode 315 - Tin Cup (1996)

Kevin Costner stars as a talented and gregarious golfer who can never seem to achieve greatness due to his self-destructive decisions. Co-starring Rene Russo, Cheech Marin, and Don Johnson. Directed by Ron Shelton.


Episode 314 - Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

A fabulous satire about a successful film director (Joel McCrea) who decides to make a serious film for the era and prepares for his "masterpiece" by living as a hobo to gain street credibility and wisdom. Co-starring Veronica Lake. Written and directed by Preston Sturges.


Episode 313 - That’s My Boy (2012)

In his raunchiest comedy (yes, really!) Adam Sandler stars as a derelict father trying to re-connect with his estranged son (Andy Samberg). Co-starring Leighton Meester, Vanilla Ice, James Caan, Milo Ventimiglia, Tony Orlando, Will Forte, Rachel Dratch, Nick Swardson, Ana Gasteyer, and Susan Sarandon.


Episode 312 - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

The infamous psychological thriller starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford together for the only time in their long, storied careers. Co-starring Victor Buono and directed by Robert Aldrich.


Episode 311 - Suspect (1987)

Cher stars as an overworked public defender who gets more than she bargained for on a murder case when a juror (Dennis Quaid) does his own investigating, which leads to jury tampering. Co-starring Liam Neeson, John Mahoney and Joe Mantegna.


Episode 310 - St. Ives (1976)

Charles Bronson stars as a crime reporter hired by an eccentric millionaire (John Houseman) to recover five stolen ledgers for him. Co-starring Jacqueline Bisset and directed by J. Lee Thompson.


Episode 309 - Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

One of the often overlooked gems written by John Hughes and the natural alternate reality of Pretty in Pink. Starring Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, John Ashton, Craig Sheffer, and Elias Koteas. Directed by Howard Deutch.


Episode 308 - Up in Smoke (1978)

The first hilarious film starring Cheech & Chong, which laid the groundwork for every other stoner movie to be made. Co-starring Tom Skerritt, Stacy Keach, and Strother Martin.


Episode 307 - Silver Streak (1976)

With definite nods to "North By Northwest", Gene Wilder stars in this comedy-mystery about a book editor trying to convince the authorities about the death of famous author that occurred on a passenger train. Co-starring Richard Pryor and Jill Clayburgh.


Episode 306 - Serpico (1973)

Al Pacino shines as NYPD cop Frank Serpico. A true story based on the efforts of an honest cop trying to expose the corruption that ran rampant in the New York police force in the 1960s. Directed by Sidney Lumet.


Episode 305 - The Lady Eve (1941)

A terrific screwball comedy about a father (Charles Coburn) and daughter (Barbara Stanwyck) con-artist duo who attempt to swindle a wealthy, but very naive snake expert (Henry Fonda). Written and directed by Preston Sturges.


Episode 304 - Say Anything... (1989)

One of the most beloved romantic comedies of the 1980s (or any era) about a quirky kickboxer (John Cusack) and his pursuit of his longtime crush (Ione Skye). Co-starring John Mahoney and Lili Taylor. Written and directed by Cameron Crowe.


Episode 303 - Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

Two goofy lifelong friends decide to go on a road trip to attend their high school reunion in this very funny 1980s-themed buddy comedy. Starring Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo and Alan Cumming.