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#175 - Was The Sequel Better Than The Original?

7/17/2019
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We watched EXORCIST II, JAWS 2 and RETURN TO OZ and discussed the different types of sequels. This week on the Patreon episode we watched MULHOLLAND DRIVE. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:25:16

BONUS: What's Playing At The Royal Cinema in July? (2019)

7/12/2019
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Justin Decloux and Richelle Charkot (The programming director of The Royal Cinema in Toronto, Canda) break down the movies playing this July at theatre, which include EL TOPO(on 35mm!), JEANNE DIELMAN (on 35mm!)and THINGS (life-changing in any format) We realize that a lot of listeners don't live in Toronto, but we hope that our discussions about the calendar introduces or reminds you of some great movies! For more info on The Royal (and to buy tickets)visit: http://theroyal.to/events/

Duration:00:18:17

#174 - Why Doesn't The World Remember Mickey Rooney Was Great?

7/9/2019
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We discuss the career of a man whose career as box office draw spanned two whole decades - Mickey Rooney - and focus on LOVE FINDS ANDY HARDY, BABES IN ARMS, REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT and DRIVE A CROOKED ROAD. This week on the Patreon episode we watched HUDSON HAWK. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:27:29

#173 - The Unfunny Coen Brothers

7/5/2019
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We discuss the films of The Coen Brothers and watch THE LADYKILLERS, BURN AFTER READING and INTOLERABLE CRUELTY. This week on the Patreon episode we watched The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:27:36

#172 - Klaus Kinski: The Charismatic Monster

6/25/2019
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We discuss the career of actor Klaus Kinski and his films CRAWLSPACE, KINSKI'S PAGANINI, and MY BEST FIEND. This week on the Patreon episode we watched Joe Dante's THE MOVIE ORGY. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:41:12

PREVIEW: Mr. Arkadin, Adam Sandler's That's My Boy, Jean-Luc Godard's King Lear, and Lucio Fulci

6/20/2019
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Check out this preview of the last four week's Patreon content and become a subscriber at www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub for $5 a month to listen to the full episodes. Join for $10 a month and get a printed Important Cinema Club newsletter filled with exclusive essays, review and recommendations.

Duration:00:01:42

#171 - Wakaliwood: Da Best of Da Best Movies!

6/19/2019
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We discuss Uganda's energetic and groundbreaking Wakaliwood movie scene and their films WHO KILLED CAPTAIN ALEX? and BAD BLACK. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week we watched MR. ARKADIN by Orson Welles. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:33:57

#170 - Ann Hui Has Won All The Awards (But Is Still Underseen)

6/16/2019
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We discuss the career of Writer/Director Ann Hui and her films SONG OF THE EXILE, A SIMPLE LIFE and BOAT PEOPLE. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week we discuss Adam Sandler's THAT'S MY BOY. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:31:31

#169 - Jacques Tati Makes Me Laugh Out Loud

6/5/2019
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We discuss the work of French funnyman Jacques Tati and his films MR. HULOT'S HOLIDAY, MON ONCLE and the staggering masterpiece that is PLAYTIME. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week we discuss Cannon Film's production of Jean-Luc Godard's KING LEAR. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:28:29

#168 - Donald Duck Died On D-Day

5/28/2019
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We discuss Disney's output during World War 2: Army training films, animated propaganda and feature films VICTORY THROUGH AIR POWER and THE THREE CABALLEROS. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week we discuss the films of Lucio Fulci. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:24:43

#167 - Carol Reed's Beautiful Clockwork Machines

5/22/2019
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We discuss the career of Director Carol Reed and his films THE THIRD MAN, THE FALLEN IDO and ODD MAN OUT. Is he an auteur? Did he make more than one masterpiece? Did Orson Welles direct THE THIRD MAN? We find the answers! All three films are currently available to subscribers to The Criterion Channel - who don't officially sponsor us, but we'd gladly take their money! Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week it was a Patron's Choice and he...

Duration:00:31:18

PREVIEW - Andrew Dice Clay, Mothra, The Nitrate Film Festival and Dogma

5/20/2019
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Check out this preview of the last four week's Patreon content and become a subscriber at www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub for $5 a month to listen to the full episodes. Join for $10 a month and get a printed Important Cinema Club newsletter filled with exclusive essays, review and recommendations.

Duration:00:03:35

#166 - The Spectacular Spaghetti Westerns of Sergio Corbucci

5/15/2019
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We discuss the career of The Other Sergio and his work as a director on DJANGO, THE GREAT SILENCE and SUPER FUZZ. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we discuss REBIRTH OF MOTHRA. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:29:45

#165 - The Power of Nora Ephron

4/30/2019
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We discuss the career of Writer/Director Nora Ephron AKA The Queen of Romantic Comedies and her films SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, YOU'VE GOT MAIL and HEARTBURN Plus, a SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW! Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we discuss Andrew "Dice" Clay and his film THE ADVENTURES OF FORD FAIRLANE. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at...

Duration:00:25:43

#164 - The Jesus Blockbusters

4/24/2019
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We explore the portrayals of J.C in the films THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD, THE PASSION OF CHRIST, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST. MATTHEW, LIFE OF BRIAN, THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST and many more. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we discuss Kevin Smith' DOGMA. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:26:21

#163 - The Dreams That Killed Terry Gilliam

4/16/2019
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We discuss the career of Writer/Director Terry Gilliam and his films JABBERWOCKY, BRAZIL, THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN and THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE. Become a Patreon subscriber NOW for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we watched MONTY PYTHON'S HOLY GRAIl. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:26:08

#162 - Pauly Shore is Not a Joke

4/11/2019
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We discuss the artistic career of actor/director/entertainer Pauly Shore and his films Encino Man, Son in Law, Bio-Dome and Pauly Shore is Not Dead. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we discuss Dana Carvey in Master of Disguise. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:26:00

#161 - Frederick Wiseman's Camera Never Lies

4/5/2019
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We discuss the films of master documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman and his films EX LIBRIS, HIGH SCHOOL, TITICUT FOLLIES and IN JACKSON HEIGHTS. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we discuss Martin Short's CLIFFORD. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:23:44

#160 - The Death Defying Adventures of the Doomed Movie Serials

3/28/2019
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We discuss the world of movie serials from Louis Feuillade's LES VAMPIRES to William Witney's ADVENTURE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL. Action! Adventure! Cliffhangers! Will we cover all the bases or are we doomed to perish in a volcano? You'll have to tune in to find out! Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we discuss TERMINATOR 2. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a...

Duration:00:24:49

#159 - Carolee Schneemann's Box Office Smash

3/20/2019
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We discuss the career of director/painter/performance artist Carolee Schneemann and her short film work FUSES. Become a Patreon subscriber for $5 a month and get an exclusive episode every week! This week on our Patreon we discuss Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. www.patreon.com/theimportantcinemaclub If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:21:50