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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

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Mar 2018 29

From the high seas, Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed” gets a fresh watch with host Steve Mazan, comedians Andy Beningo & Larry Omaha, and virgin viewer but returning guest Cathy Mazan Murata.

Should this be the movie Scorsese won Director & Picture Oscars for?

Who wasn’t in this movie?

Are these people Irish or Italian?

Did she fall funny?

Who else hates Mark Wahlberg (except in this)?

Was the rat at the end heavy-handed or something else?

All these questions and more are covered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club!

“The Departed” on IMDb

Steve Mazan on Facebook/The Mazan Movie Club HOME

Andy Beningo on Facebook

Larry Omaha on Facebook

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Mar 2018 25

Our host’s favorite movie! Steve welcomes comedians Rodney Laney, Andy Beningo and Cal Murata to the club to discuss his personal #1, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” from 1981.

Is Marion good looking enough?

Is Indiana Jones tall enough?

Does Belloq get enough flies in his diet?

Why isn’t this in the top 10?

Is it the years or the mileage?

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

“Raiders of the Lost Ark” on IMDb

Home of the Mazan Movie Club

Host Steve Mazan on Facebook

Comic Rodney Laney on Facebook

Comic Andy Beningo on Twitter

Comic Cal Murata on Twitter

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Mar 2018 06

We go back to laugh at the 80’s, who were laughing at the 50’s on this week’s episode. Tony Dijamco slow danced for the first time from a song from this movie and we have him and returning guests Alicia Stoner & Reese Golchin join in! As well as some of the young generation.

Does this film work on another level 30yrs later?

Is this movie a little rape-y?

Did Parkinson’s help Michael J. Fox?

Should we feel bad for Eric Stoltz?

Who was better–Glover or Lloyd?

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

Back to the Future on IMDb

Home of the Mazan Movie Club

Steve Mazan on Facebook

Tony Dijamco on Facebook

Reese Golchin on Facebook