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Jun 2018 12

Dustin Wood jumps back into the club with a film he’d somehow never seen before, Luc Besson’s “Leon: The Professional” from that great year of cinema 1994. Denise and the Irish Critic join Steve to cover it all.

Did Gary Oldman go too far?

Did Luc Besson go too far?

Did Natalie Portman’s parents go too far?

Did Danny Aiello not go far enough?

Did the plant go too far outside?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“Leon: The Professional” on IMDb

Dustin Wood on Facebook

Steve Mazan on Facebook/The MMC Home

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Jun 2018 05

Denise is back on the podcast to review a film she’s never seen, Frank Darabont’s second swing at Stephen King: “The Green Mile”…plus the Irish Critic!

How was Michael Clark Duncan the only person Oscar nominated for this film?

Is this the most faithful adaptation of a King book?

How did it take Sam Rockwell another 20years to win an Oscar?

Was this the best chubby Tom Hanks role?

Would you sit in a fake electric chair?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s episode of the Mazan Movie Club.

“The Green Mile” on IMDb

Steve Mazan on Facebook/The home of the Mazan Movie Club

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May 2018 30

Christopher Nolan is once again back on the Mazan Movie Club with 2014’s “Interstellar.” Steve talks to The Irish Critic about it. The last sci-fi movie he made her watch was “2001” and that didn’t end well.

Is this Nolan’s most humanity-laden film?

Can Michael Caine read anything and sound great?

Is Murphy’s Law the one thing they got wrong?

Did McConaughey’s daughter blow him off?

Is Anne Hathaway on another planet a happy ending?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“Interstellar” on IMDb

Home of the Mazan Movie Club

Steve on Facebook

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May 2018 16

Coincidentally “Psycho” comes up on the list on the same week as Mother’s Day. Steve embraces that by having his mom as the guest. She discusses seeing Hitchcock’s first horror film in the theater and what it was like then.

Was Hitchcock gory for his time?

Why didn’t The Irish Critic shower before this movie?

How did anyone keep the secrets when this came off?

Did Hitchcock slut shame?

Will that psychologist ever shut up?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“Psycho” on IMDb

Home of The Mazan Movie Club

Steve on Facebook

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May 2018 08

Rick Ramos returns to the club to discuss his favorite western. The Irish Critic leaves a nasty voicemail. And Mae West makes an appearance.

How good of a villian is Henry Fonda?

Does Bronson make the harmonica look tough?

Who knew Jason Robards was a badass?

Can someone oil that windmill?

Is Morricone recycling?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“Once Upon a Time in the West” on IMDb

Steve Mazan on Facebook/Mazan Movie Club Home

Rick Ramos on Twitter

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May 2018 01

Host Steve Mazan watches this for the first time and sees why it’s so many filmmaker’s favorite film.

Was there anything Chaplin couldn’t do?

Did Charlie have a thing for blind women?

What does this have to do with Bruce Springsteen?

Did Einstein have a theory on this film?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“City Lights” on IMDb

Home of the Mazan Movie Club/Steve on Facebook

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Apr 2018 23

Steve interviews Sean Robinson, who lists “Casablanca” as his favorite movie… and Jake Daniels who does not. But luckily the Irish Critic is here to break the tie between these two.

Is anything more beautiful than Ingrid Bergman in this movie?

How come the filmmakers didn’t know they had a classic on their hands?

Is this a “Grandma Movie”?… and what does that mean?

Why does Morocco look so much like Burbank?

What does this have to do with John Wick?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“Casablanca” on IMDB

Steve Mazan on Facebook/HOme of the Mazan Movie Club

Jake Daniels on Facebook

Joker & Jester Comedy Tour

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Apr 2018 16

Comedian Jake Daniels joins Steve from the road to review the biggest French language film of all time. The Irish Critic calls in too, and Steve takes the call in the bathroom–it’s not what you think.

Has this formula been done too much?

What’s the best team of opposites to grace the screen?

Is this really better than “Citizen Kane”?

Should “Pet Sematary” be remade?

All these questions and more are answered in English on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“The Intouchables” on IMDb

Steve Mazan on Facebook/The Home of the Mazan Movie Club

Jake Daniels on Facebook 

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Apr 2018 09

Jake Daniels joins Steve from the road to discuss one of the greatest filmmakers and stars ever:Charlie Chaplin. And specifically his aptly titled “Modern Times” from 1936.

Is Chaplin a better comic actor or a filmmaker?

How hot is Paulette Goddard?

Is this film as modern as ever?

Did Chaplin think Blue Lives Mattered?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“Modern Times” on IMDB

MMC Home/Steve on Facebook

Jake Daniels on Facebook

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Apr 2018 04

The Irish Critic joins Steve for a full discussion of Roman Polanski’s Oscar winner from 2003 “The Pianist.”

Did living through the Holocaust help Polanski make this film?

What happened to Adrien Brody’s career after this film?

Is the Holocaust and having your fiance and child killed by the Manson family any kind of excuse for immoral behavior?

Who’s a better piano player Adrien Brody or Ryan Gosling?

Was Halle Berry amused or angry at the surprise Oscar kiss?

All these questions and many more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

“The Pianist” on IMDb

Steve Mazan on Facebook & the home of the Mazan Movie Club

The Irish Critic on Facebook