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#136 - Whatever Happened to Lina Wertmüller?

9/28/2018
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We discuss the films of Writer/Director Lina Wertmüller with a focus on LOVE AND ANARCHY, SWEPT AWAY, and SEVEN BEAUTIES. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss the Dan Aykroyd/Chevy Chase joint NOTHING BUT TROUBLE. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:28:54

#135 - The Difficulty of John Landis

9/19/2018
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We discuss the director of ANIMAL HOUSE, COMING TO AMERICA, AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and INNOCENT BLOOD. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss our favorite films of 1977. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:45:04

#134 - Zero Budget Action Films That Deserve Your Love

9/12/2018
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We discuss zero budget action picture with a focus on the feature films THE DEADLY ART OF SURVIVAL, Ara Paiaya's DEATH LIST and Eric Jacobus' CONTOUR. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episode, we ask ourselves "What's the point of film festivals?" If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:40:40

TIFF 2018 Diary #1: Razor Umbrellas, Super Smellers and a Badass Nicole Kidman

9/9/2018
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Justin talks about attending The Toronto International Film Festival and seeing Zhang Yimou's SHADOW, Olivier Assayas's NON-FICTION, Ali Abbasi’s BORDER, Jiang Wen's HIDDEN MAN, Jason Reitman's THE FRONT RUNNER, and Karyn Kusama's DESTROYER.

Duration:00:07:47

#133 - Did François Truffaut Become What He Despised?

9/5/2018
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We discuss the career of the writer/director of 400 BLOWS, DAY FOR NIGHT, and CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss two classic films we watched for the first time. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:43:46

#132 - Fun and Games with Abbas Kiarostami

8/28/2018
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We discuss the career of the Iranian writer/director of CLOSE UP, TASTE OF CHERRY and CERTIFIED COPY. On this week's Patreon episode, we dove into the cinematic universe of THE SHADOW. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:45:11

#131 - That's Pure Spike Lee

8/24/2018
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We discuss the filmography of Spike Lee, the writer/director/producer of DO THE RIGHT THING, MALCOLM X, GET ON THE BUS, BAMBOOZLED, and SHE HATE ME. On this week's Patreon episode, we talk the first film to take on the title THE BLACK KLANSMAN (1966) WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:39:04

#122 - Ninja! Ninja! Godfrey Ho! Ninja!

6/18/2018
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We discuss the career of cut-n-paste artist Godfrey Ho and his work on such films as Ninja Terminator, Undefeatable, and Catman in the Lethal Track. Also, the other 50+ movies he made that have NINJA in the title. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss Monster Kids and Famous Monsters of Filmland. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand...

Duration:00:44:55

BONUS - What We Talk About When We Talk About Story Being The Most Important Element Of a Movie

6/17/2018
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For the first time ever, we've UNLOCKED an episode of The Important Cinema Club PATREON podcast. Become a Patreon subscriber at: WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:23:41

#121 - The Wild Dorothy Arzner

6/12/2018
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We discuss the career of the director of Dance, Girl Dance, Christopher Strong and The Wild Party. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss What We Talk About When We Talk About Story Being The Most Important Element Of a Movie. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week.

Duration:00:50:05

#120 - The Most Popular Films Ever: Gone With the Wind and The Wizard of Oz

6/6/2018
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1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year! We talk about Gone with the Wind and Wizard of Oz. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss Jackie Chan's and Jet Li's THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week.

Duration:00:52:20

#119 - Wow! They Did That In One Long Take?

5/29/2018
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We discuss the long take and what it means to cinematic style through the films I AM CUBA, HARD BOILED, TOUCH OF EVIL, GOODFELLAS and all of our other favorites. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss Jerry Lewis' book THE TOTAL FILMMAKER. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week.

Duration:00:52:55

#117 - There Are So Many Looney Tunes Masterpieces

5/22/2018
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We discuss the work of Warner Bros animation and its most famous directors: Bob Clampett, Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones and Frank Tashlin. All your favorite characters are brought up: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and Gorilla Gruesome If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss Rick Moranis. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new...

Duration:00:46:48

#117 - Robert Bresson Wants To Move You

5/16/2018
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We discuss the career of the writer/director of Pickpocket, The Diary of a Country Priest and Lancelot du Lac. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:28

#116 - No Dumb Jokes: The Art of the Spoof Movie

5/1/2018
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We discuss the Spoof Movie genre, with an emphasis on ZAZ (David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams), the people who brought us the MOVIE movies (Aaron Seltzer and Jason Friedberg) and everything in between - Fatal Instinct, Plump Fiction and Stan Helsing. Top Secret, Airplane, Meet the Spartans, Mafia! and Epic Movie all get their time in the sun. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we...

Duration:00:47:23

#115 - Paul Schrader's Moment of Grace

4/25/2018
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We discuss the career of Taxi Driver's screenwriter and the director of Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, The Canyons and Hardcore. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss the last few films directed by Steven Soderbergh. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:58:26

#114 - The Passions of Todd Haynes

4/17/2018
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We discuss the work of writer/director Todd Haynes and his films POISON, SUPERSTAR, VELVET GODLDMINE, and FAR FROM HEAVEN. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we pick our favorite films about filmmaking. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:45:11

#113 - The Beautiful Suffering of Ruan Lingyu

4/10/2018
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We discuss the iconic work of Chinese actress Ruan Lingyu and her work in THE GODDESS (1931), along with the adaptation of her life in Stanley Kwan's bio pic CENTER STAGE (1991). If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we talk Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide (RIP) Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:39:37

#112 - Paul Verhoeven Loves His Sex and Violence

4/3/2018
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We discuss Hollywood's favorite wildman auteur and his films Turks Fruit, Starship Troopers, Spetters, Showgirls and Basic Instinct If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we talk Burt Reynolds and his new film THE LAST MOVIE STAR. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:56:41

#111 - ICC LIVE: Our Favorite Weirdo Canadian Films

3/27/2018
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Justin and Will got on stage at the What The Film Festival Bazaar with special guest Doug Tilley (Eric Roberts is the F***ing man, No Budget Nightmares) to each discuss nine weirdo Canadian films - and it's nothing but the sweetest of deep cuts. Check out the list of films we discussed at FILM TRAP: https://www.filmtrap.com/icc-111-live-our-favorite-weirdo-canadian-films/ If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a...

Duration:00:34:54