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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. 

In this episode we welcome back Raquel Stecher to the show to discuss F.W. Murnau's Sunrise (1927), starring George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor, and dig deep into what makes this film...

The Thing (1982) Ep. 64

In this episode, as picked by our Patreon community, we're discussing John Carpenter's The Thing (1982), starring Kurt Russell.     Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:22 Feature Pre...

In this episode we're joined again by Ted Walch to discuss Roman Polanski's neo-noir mystery, Chinatown (1974), starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston. Chinatown is...

In this episode we welcome screenwriter, professor, and podcaster Aaron Tracy to the show to discuss Sidney Lumet's 12 Angry Men (1957), starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb. Check...

In this episode we're joined by Victoria Riskin, daughter of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin, and author of a new book titled after her parents.  Max and Victoria discuss one of her fa...

Nashville (1975) Ep. 60

In this episode we discuss, as picked by our Patreon community, Robert Altman's sprawling character drama, Nashville (1975). Starring Henry Gibson, Ronee Blakely, Shelley Duvall, K...

In this episode, Max is joined by Ryan L. Terry from R.L. Terry's Reel View Film Blog to discuss Ridley Scott's sci-fi/horror masterpiece, Alien (1979), starring Sigourney Weaver, ...

TCMFF Day 4 Ep. 58

In this episode we discuss the final day of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival and three fantastic films: Holiday (1938), The Killers (1964), The Godfather: Part II (1974).  ...

TCMFF Day 3 Ep. 57

In this episode we recap three wonderful films from Day 3 of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival: Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), an...

TCMFF Day 2 Ep. 56

In this episode we discuss Day 2 of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival and breakdown four fantastic films: My Favorite Wife (1940), Vanity Street (1932), Open Secret (1948), a...

TCMFF Day 1 Ep. 55

In this episode we discuss the opening day of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival and the two films we watched: Dark Passage (1947) and The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)....

Myke Emal from the CineMusts podcast joins us this week to discuss Steven Spielberg's adventure classic, Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).  Join us as we discuss the film the kicked...

This is a special announcement episode to layout our special coverage of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival (TCMFF).  We'll be producing daily episodes from April 15-18 cover...

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