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A true movie lovers podcast celebrating great films worth revisiting or seeing for the first time. Host: Jason Connell, film/tv expert & award-winning documentary producer.

A true movie lovers podcast celebrating great films worth revisiting or seeing for the first time. Host: Jason Connell, film/tv expert & award-winning documentary producer.

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United States

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A true movie lovers podcast celebrating great films worth revisiting or seeing for the first time. Host: Jason Connell, film/tv expert & award-winning documentary producer.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Fighter (2010) - Filming Locations

6/29/2022
S01E26 - The Fighter (2010) - Filming Locations Jason Connell discusses his experiences of visiting the Massachusetts filming locations of the award-winning movie and much more. Synopsis: Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness. Director: David O. Russell Writer: Paul Tamasy (Screenplay/Story), Eric Johnson (Screenplay/Story), Scott Silver (Screenplay), Keith...

Duration:00:14:28

In The Bedroom (2001) - Filming Locations

6/8/2022
S01E25 - In The Bedroom (2001) - Filming Locations Jason Connell discusses his experiences of visiting the Maine filming locations of the award-winning movie and much more. Synopsis: A New England couple’s college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband. Director: Todd Field Writer: Andre Dubus (story “Killings”), Robert Festinger, Todd Field (Screenplay) Cinematographer: Antonio Calvache Composer: Thomas Newman Cast: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy...

Duration:00:14:54

Funny Farm (1988) - Filming Locations

5/25/2022
S01E24 - Funny Farm (1988) - Filming Locations Jason Connell discusses his experiences of visiting the Vermont filming locations of the classic movie and much more. Synopsis: A couple swap city life for the country, but their picturesque new hometown turns out to be just a little bit different to what they were expecting. Director: George Roy Hill Writer: Jay Cronley (book), Jeffery Boam (screenplay) Cinematographer: Miroslav Ondricek Composer: Elmer Berstein Cast: Chevy Chase,...

Duration:00:15:14

Taxi Driver (1976) - Opening Scene Breakdown

5/11/2022
S01E23 - Taxi Driver (1976) - Opening Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the opening scene from the classic movie and talk about collecting Taxi's, meeting Michael Chapman, and NYC porn theaters. Synopsis: A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action. Director: Martin Scorsese Writer: Paul Schrader Cinematographer: Michael Chapman Composer: Bernard...

Duration:00:50:25

WarGames (1983) - Opening Scene Breakdown

4/20/2022
S01E22 - WarGames (1983) - Opening Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the opening scene from the classic movie and talk about the Commodore 64, meeting John Badham, and avoiding a nuclear war. Synopsis: A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III. Director: John Badham Writer: Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes Cinematographer: William A. Fraker Composer: Arthur B....

Duration:00:57:59

Reservoir Dogs (1992) - Opening Scene Breakdown

4/6/2022
S01E21 - Reservoir Dogs (1992) - Opening Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the opening scene from the classic movie and talk about diners, connections to Quentin Tarantino, and getting questioned by the cops. Synopsis: When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. Director: Quentin Tarantino Writer: Quentin Tarantino Cinematographer: Andrzej Sekula Cast: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth,...

Duration:01:04:31

Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago (2021) - Review

3/14/2022
S01E20 - Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago (2021) - Review Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez discuss Sylvester Stallone’s "Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago" Ultimate Director’s Cut and compare it with the Original "Rocky IV" which hit theaters in 1985. Synopsis: Rocky Balboa proudly holds the world heavyweight boxing championship, but a new challenger has stepped forward: Drago, a six-foot-four, 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet Union. Director: Sylvester Stallone Writer: Sylvester...

Duration:01:13:49

Heaven Can Wait (1978) - Review

3/7/2022
S01E19 - Heaven Can Wait (1978) - Review Jason Connell shares behind-the-scenes insight and his overall impressions of Heaven Can Wait and much more. Synopsis: A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire. Director: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry Writer (Based On A Play By): Harry Segall Writer (Screenplay): Elaine May, Warren Beatty Cinematographer:...

Duration:00:26:12

The Karate Kid Part III (1989) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown

2/21/2022
S01E17 - The Karate Kid Part III (1989) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the classic movie and talk about living next to Mr. Miyagi's Little Trees, Daniel becoming a Cobra Kai, and platonic relationships. Synopsis: Ostracized villain John Kreese attempts to gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, with the help of a Vietnam War comrade, the wealthy owner of a toxic waste disposal business. Director: John G. Avildsen Writer: Robert Mark...

Duration:02:16:54

The Karate Kid Part II (1986) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown

2/14/2022
S01E16 - The Karate Kid Part II (1986) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the classic movie and talk about visiting Okinawa, the end of Cobra Kai, and Peter Cetera's "Glory of Love". * Daniel lives at the South Seas apartments, not the Seven Seas as mistakenly mentioned in the episode. Synopsis: Daniel accompanies his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, to Miyagi's childhood home in Okinawa. Miyagi visits his dying father and confronts his old rival, while Daniel falls...

Duration:02:43:21

The Karate Kid (1984) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown

2/7/2022
S01E15 - The Karate Kid (1984) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the classic movie and talk about catching flies, John G. Avildsen’s connection to the Rocky franchise, and how Pat Morita went from Happy Days to the Academy Awards. * Daniel lives at the South Seas apartments, not the Seven Seas as mistakenly mentioned in the episode. Synopsis: A boy and his mother move to California for a new job. He struggles to fit in, as a group of karate students...

Duration:02:08:59

American Underdog (2021) - Review

1/31/2022
S01E18 - American Underdog (2021) - Review Jason Connell shares behind-the-scenes insight and his overall impressions of American Underdog and much more. Synopsis: The story of NFL MVP and Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner, who went from stocking shelves at a supermarket to becoming an American Football star. Director: Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin Written (Book: All Things Possible): Kurt Warner, Michael Silver Written (Screenplay): David Aaron Cohen, Jon Erwin, Jon...

Duration:00:17:18

Interview - Bud S. Smith (Editor - The Exorcist, The Karate Kid, To Live and Die in L.A.)

1/21/2022
S01E14 - Interview - Bud S. Smith (Editor - The Exorcist, The Karate Kid, To Live and Die in L.A.) Jason Connell has two-time Oscar-nominated editor Bud S. Smith (The Exorcist, The Karate Kid, To Live and Die in L.A.) on the show. They discuss working with some legendary directors (William Friedkin, John G. Avildsen, Sam Raimi), as well as producing, directing, and much more. Recorded: 01-21-22 & 12-17-20 Studio: Just Curious...

Duration:00:53:44

Interview - John Kapelos (Actor - Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Roxanne)

1/14/2022
S01E13 - Interview - John Kapelos (Actor - Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Roxanne) Jason Connell shares an archived interview with actor John Kapelos (Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Roxanne) in which they discuss his early roles in some classic movies from the '80s and much more. Recorded: 01-14-22 & 02-14-14 Studio: Just Curious...

Duration:00:30:15

Interview - Dabney Coleman (Actor - 9 to 5, Tootsie, WarGames)

1/7/2022
S01E12 - Interview - Dabney Coleman (Actor - 9 to 5, Tootsie, WarGames) Jason Connell shares an archived interview with actor Dabney Coleman (9 to 5, Tootsie, WarGames) in which they discuss his various roles in some classic movies from the '80s and much more. The interview would lead to producing a documentary entitled Not Such a Bad Guy: Conversations with Dabney Coleman. Recorded: 01-07-22 & 02-04-14 Studio: Just Curious...

Duration:00:27:51

Movies Strike YouTube Live

12/31/2021
S01E11 - Movies Strike YouTube Live Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez discuss the exciting news that the podcast is now available on YouTube Live! Recorded: 11-17-21 Studio: Just Curious...

Duration:00:12:12

Road House (1989) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown

12/24/2021
S01E10 - Road House (1989) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the classic movie and talk about bar fights, Mortal Kombat type moves, and seeing Patrick Swayze naked. Synopsis: A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. Director: Rowdy Herrington Writer: R. Lance Hill, Hilary Henkin Cinematographer: Dean Cundey Cast: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara Recorded: 11-19-21 Studio: Just Curious...

Duration:02:07:19

American Gigolo (1980) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown

6/2/2021
S01E09 - American Gigolo (1980) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the classic movie and talk about driving to Palm Springs, Richard Gere's sex appeal, and having sex for money. Synopsis: A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit. Director: Paul Schrader Writer: Paul Schrader Cinematographer: John Bailey Cast: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo, Nina van Pallandt,...

Duration:01:53:26

Die Hard (1988) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown

12/18/2020
S01E08 - Die Hard (1988) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Bryan Beasley breakdown the classic movie and talk about Bruce Willis becoming a star, the XMAS movie debate, and 80's douchebags. Synopsis: An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. Director: John McTiernan Writer: Roderick Thorp (novel), Jeb Stuart (screenplay), Steven E. de Souza...

Duration:02:13:17

The Terminator (1984) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown

11/18/2020
S01E07 - The Terminator (1984) - Scene-By-Scene Breakdown Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez breakdown the classic movie and talk about James Cameron's career, working with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and nude time traveling. Synopsis: A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation. Director: James...

Duration:01:48:55