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In this episode we discuss a John Huston masterpiece, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, and Tim Holt.  The Treasure of the Sierra M...

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

In this episode we discuss the allegorical nature of John Schlesinger's, Midnight Cowboy (1969), starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman. Midnight Cowboy is currently #43 on AFI's 1...

The Apartment (1960)

In this episode we breakdown the loneliness of Billy Wilder's, The Apartment (1960), starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine. The Apartment is currently #80 on AFI's 100 Greatest...

In this episode we welcome back writer Aaron Tracy, host of the To Live And Dialogue In LA podcast, to breakdown one of the great movie screenplays, Robert Zemeckis's, Back To The ...

In this episode Max is joined by Ted Walch to discuss one of Alfred Hitchcock's masterpieces, Vertigo (1958), starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. Vertigo is currently #9 on AFI's...

Swing Time (1936)

In this episode we breakdown the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers classic, Swing Time (1936).  Swing Time is currently #90 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. If you'd like to...

In this episode we welcome back Ted Walch to the show to discuss the Paul Newman classic, Hud (1963), directed by Martin Ritt and featuring Academy Award winners Melvyn Douglas and...

The Third Man (1949)

In this week's episode we discuss Carol Reed's The Third Man (1949), starring Joseph Cotton, Orson Welles, and Valli.  Join us for this elusive and captivating thriller. Listen to...

In this episode we discuss Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977), starring Richard Dreyfuss. Check out our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at p...

This is the first episode of our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, which released on Patreon last week.  If you're interested in hearing about more contemporary class...

In this episode we discuss what makes The Godfather: Part II (1974), starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Dianne Keaton, Robert Duvall, and John Cazale, such an incredible sequel. T...

The Godfather (1972)

In this episode we delve into Francis Ford Coppola's mafia classic, The Godfather (1972), starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Dianne Keaton, and John Caza...

In this episode we welcome back host of the CineMusts podcast, Myke Emal, to discuss John Ford's titanic western, The Searchers (1956), starring John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Ward Bo...

On The Waterfront (1954)

In this episode we discuss the intersection of art and culture while breaking down Elia Kazan's, On The Waterfront (1954), starring Marlon Brando.   On The Waterfront is currentl...

In this episode we're doing our final retrospective of the summer, exploring the musical genre.  Today we look back at our episodes on Meet Me In St. Louis (1944), Singin' in the ...

In this episode we're doing a retrospective on Hollywood Tragedies, which combines our episodes on All About Eve (1950), A Star is Born (1954), and Sunset Boulevard (1950). Timesta...

In this episode we have a thematic retrospective titled, Romance on the Road, which combines our older episodes on It Happened One Night (1934), The African Queen (1951), and Two F...

In this episode we're doing a retrospective on the western genre, which combines 3 older episodes of Classic Movie Musts, in order to explore an evolution within the genre. This re...

In this episode we welcome Mark A. Viera, author of Forbidden Hollywood: When Sin Ruled The Movies, to discuss The Scarlet Empress (1934), directed by Joseph von Sternberg and star...

Marie Antoinette (1938)

In this episode, we finalize our look at the films of 1938 with a spectacular period drama that was one of the riskiest films of the year: Marie Antoinette (1938), starring Norma S...

Boys Town (1938)

In this episode we discuss our third film of 1938 and the Motion Pictures Greatest Year campaign meant to restore faith in Hollywood films with Boys Town (1938), starring Spencer T...

Four Daughters (1938)

In this episode we continue our look at the films of 1938 and the Motion Pictures Greatest Year campaign that hoped to save Hollywood.  Here we have Michael Curtiz's Four Daughter...

In this episode we kick of a four episode look at the films of 1938 and the crisis that plagued Hollywood at that time.  We start off with Frank Capra's You Can't Take It With You...

Paths of Glory (1957)

In this episode, we discuss Stanley Kubrick's rhythmic and subversive filmmaking style in his anti-war classic, Paths of Glory (1957), starring Kirk Douglas. 

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