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#105 - Gordon Parks Is So Much More Than Just The Guy That Directed Shaft

2/13/2018
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We discuss the directorial work of Gordon Parks, with an emphasis on The Learning Tree (1969) and Shaft (1971), and his incredible career as a photographer/musician/writer/renaissance man. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss Straight to Video Canuxploitation Gold. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at...

Duration:00:42:05

#104 - Harold Lloyd Must Always Win

2/6/2018
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We discuss the third genius of Silent Comedy and his films Safety Last, The Freshman and Speedy. Plus, a long conversation about Lloyd's final picture: The Preston Sturges' directed/Howard Hughes produced talkie The Sins of Harold Diddlebock. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss Groundhog Day and the career of Bill Murray. If you have any questions or comments,...

Duration:00:52:10

#103 - Paul Thomas Anderson Wants You To Laugh

1/31/2018
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We discuss the evolution of Paul Thomas Anderson's style and talk HARD EIGHT, BOOGIE NIGHTS, MAGNOLIA, PUNCH DRUNK LOVE, INHERENT VICE and everything else along the way. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss our 1998 Movie Memories (with a lot of Godzilla) WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:40:57

#102 - Jane Campion is in Control

1/23/2018
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We discuss the Palme D'or winning director of THE PIANO, HOLY SMOKE and IN THE CUT. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss OLDBOY and the evolution of our cinematic morals. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:46:57

#101 - The Best Films of 2017

1/16/2018
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The title says it all. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss the best film related stuff we liked (and hated this year) books, dissappointments and crazy action movies. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:39:55

#100 - The Jackie Chan Spectacular

1/8/2018
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Finally, the time has come to discuss Jackie Chan. We talk about Jackie Chan's start at the Peking Opera School, his time toiling under the thumb of Lo Wei, his rise to prominence with DRUNKEN MASTER, his attempts at breaking into Hollywood with BATTLE CREEK BRAWL and THE PROTECTOR, his work with with Sammo Hung on films like HEART OF DRAGON, his artistic year as a director with films like MIRACLE, the outliner films like CITY HUNTER, his Hollywood adventures like THE TUXEDO and finally,...

Duration:01:34:09

#99 - KnowhuteIMean: The Life And Times Of Ernest P. Worrell

12/24/2017
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We discuss the career of everyone's favorite rubber faced comedian - Jim Varney. From the highs of Ernest Goes Jail to the lows of Ernest Goes to Africa - it's all here! We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we talk The Last Jedi. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:51:45

#98 - The "Best" Christmas Films In The History of Christmas

12/18/2017
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The Important Cinema Club welcome special guests Mathew Kumar (Co-Host of The Loose Cannons Podcast) and Emily Miling (Producer and Composer of Impossible Horror) to discuss our favorite (and not-so favorite) Christmas films. We talk Jingle All The Way, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Ernest Saves Christmas and Scrooged. Do the films hold up? Were we wrong to love them as children? Will Santa give stuff coal down our stockings? We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a...

Duration:00:51:59

#97 - Don't Go Taking Johnnie To For Granted

12/12/2017
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We tackle the work of Hong Kong auteur Johnnie To and discuss his journeyman roots that evolved into his distinct cinematic style and the future of passionate film artist in the Mainland Chinese machine. Featuring, bullets, gangsters and a handful of romantic musical numbers.

Duration:00:38:27

Living Large on Poverty Row With Orson Welles, The Bowery Boys and Roy Rogers

12/6/2017
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We visit the magical time of the Poverty Row studios with a discussion of Hitler's Madman, The Scar, Macbeth, The Golden Stallion and The Ghost Chasers.

Duration:00:45:00

#95 - This Filthy John Waters

11/27/2017
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We talk writer/director John Waters with Richelle Charkot - The Programming Director at The Royal Cinema and the curator of the upcoming This Filthy John Water Retrospective! For more information on the retrospective visit: http://newsite.theroyal.to/movies We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:44:35

#94 - Buñuel for Beginners (With a Goat)

11/22/2017
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We talk about the films of master surrealist, dramatist and cineaste Louis Buñuel. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:43:05

#93 - Exploding Lights by James Wong Howe and Christopher Doyle

11/15/2017
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We walk cinematographers. Specifically, the men behind THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS and CHUNKING EXPRESS. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:53:50

#92 - Roberta Findlay Thinks Your Stupid For Liking Her Films

11/7/2017
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We discuss the only woman that wrote/directed/acted/edited/shot and produced roughies, exploitation, hardcore and horror films - the one and only Roberta Findlay. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:49:35

#91 - Halloween With Your Friend Michael Myers

10/31/2017
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We talk the Halloween series. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:44:42

#90 - The Rich and Famous Bela Lugosi

10/26/2017
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We talk of the man that defined Dracula, created the Devil Bat and fought a Brooklyn Gorilla. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:44:49

#89 - The Ultimate Dusk-til-Dawn Shocktober Horror Marathon

10/12/2017
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We throw on our PJ's on, grab a bunch of junk food, and settle back for a mind melting horror movie marathon! We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB ****SPOILERS**** Justin's List Lady in White (Frank Laloggia, 1988) Who Can Kill a Child? (Narciso Ibáñez Serrador, 1976) Cemetery Man (Michele Soavi, 1994) Winterbeast (Christopher Thies, 1992) Angst (Gerald Kargl, 1983) The Frighteners...

Duration:00:41:14

#88 - Otto Preminger is a Bad Man

9/30/2017
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We discuss the career of the director that psychologically scarred the star of BREATHLESS and directed everyone's favorite LSD laced cool kids movie SKIDOO. He was nominated for a bunch of other Oscars too. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:38:32

#87 - This is Roger Ebert's Happening and It Freaks Him Out

9/18/2017
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We discuss Mr. Thumbs Up himself Roger Ebert. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:42:36

#86 - Arnold Schwarzenegger Can't Stop, Won't Stop

9/13/2017
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We try to run the gamut of Arnie's career with a discussion of PUMPING IRON, COMMANDO and TWINS. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:50:12

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