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Apr 2019 22

Western Author Wes Rand talks to host & Corporate Comedian Steve Mazan about the classic Gary Cooper/Howard Zinneman film “High Noon”…a film that would win Cooper an Oscar and possibly send the screenwriter to Europe.

Was this whole story an allegory for the Red Scare?

Did John Wayne wanna be in this movie or not?

What does this film have to do with the Wilhelm Scream and a Flying Purple People Eater?

Is there anything dirtier than a Quaker who turns?

How influential is this movie…even today?

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

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Apr 2019 16

Host Steve Mazan is joined by fellow comedian Aaron Yankosky to discuss one of his favorites ┬áthe genre-bending “JAWS” from 1975.

Is this a Horror film? Drama? Action?

Who had the bigger jumpstart Spielberg or John Williams?

Is a New York City Cop always better than an expert?

What’s up with the shooting stars?

Did Pippin the Dog become an appetizer?

How did Robert Shaw no get nominated?

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

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Apr 2019 09

The Marx Brothers make their first appearance on the podcast with their most complete film “A Night at the Opera” from 1935. Radio DeeJay Gerrie Burke joins us to discuss this favorite of his. The Irish Critic gives us a review of the Brothers themselves.

Is this Chico’s shining moment?

Where is Zeppo?

Do kids know any of these guys?

Is Groucho a misogynist?

Is Margaret Dumont the greatest straightman of all-time?

All these questions and a lot more get answered on this week’s podcast.

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Apr 2019 02

What a fun revisiting of Mike Nichols second film “The Graduate”…thought of as a youth classic is it even better as it (and you) get older? Comedian Paul Morrissey joins us to discuss it as well as an extended visit with the Irish Critic.

Do we have a movie without the soundtrack?

Is Mrs. Robinson really that bad?

Did Norman Fell get typecast from this?

Is this movie and Mike Nichols career underrated?

Was Benjamin a virgin?

Is the ending a Shymalan-worthy twist?

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

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Mar 2019 26

Host Steve Mazan is joined by comedian Paul Morrissey to discuss 1967’s Norman Jewison racially-charged Best Picture winner “In the Heat of the Night”

Is this even the best film of 1967 let alone #75 ever?

Did Poitier nail the “Mr Tibbs” line?

Is the real racial injustice Steiger winning Best Actor?

Did Quincy Jones metaphorically slap Sam the Sham in the face?

What was worse the police corruption or the police incompetence?

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

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Mar 2019 20

John Brune comes back to the podcast to discuss one his favorites with host Steve Mazan: “Blade Runner” from 1982. Number 97 on the AFI list.

Which version is the best?

Is Deckard a replicant?

Is Everyone a replicant?

Were we owed more Rutger Hauer?

Is Ridley Scott at the top of his game here…or on the way?

Do they need a better replicant test?

Are Andies too cute a name?

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

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Mar 2019 12

Host Steve Mazan is joined by comedian Jeff Johnson to discuss the second Billy Wilder/Jack Lemmon teaming in a row–1960’s Best picture winner “The Apartment”

Is this a romantic comedy?

Is this better than “Psycho” and “Spartacus”?

Who is today’s Shirley Maclaine?

Did “When Harry Met Sally” borrow heavily from this?

What’s with all the slapping?

Was Jack Lemmon a stalker?

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

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Mar 2019 12

Host Steve Mazan is joined by fellow comedian JR Berard to discuss everything about Billy Wilder’s 1959 highly regarded comedy “Some Like it Hot”

Is Marilyn Monroe the sexiest woman to hit the big screen?

Who is hotter Daphne or Josephine?

Is Billy Wilder in the Kubrick category?

Is this the best comedy ever?

What does this have to do with the mechanical bull in “Urban Cowboy”?

Does Tom Hanks owe this movie his life?

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

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Feb 2019 28

The Irish Critic joins host Steve Mazan for a full breakdown of the 1976 Watergate drama “All the President’s Men.”

Is it Woodward & Bernstein or vice-versa?

Is Alan J. Pakula not getting enough respect?

Was investigative journalism this silly?

How lucky are these guys to be played by Redford & Hoffman?

Was it Forrest Gump who really called in the burglary?

Did we get shortchanged on Jason Robards?

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

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Feb 2019 19

Dr./Comedian/Traveler/Shoe Enthusiast Laura Hayden is back to discuss the movie that made Meryl Streep MERYL. 1982’s “Sophie’s Choice” from director Alan J Pakula.

Does everyone know what a Sophie’s choice is now?

Is anyone even close to Meryl Streep as an actor?

How unique is Kevin Kline’s introduction?

Does Sophie really make two gut-wrenching decisions?

Does the Irish Critic have a favorite child?

Is Meryl Streep hot to men or just women?

All these questions and more get answered on a surprisingly light and funny episode of the Mazan Movie Club.

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