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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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Feb 2019 12

Host Steve Mazan is joined by comedian Benari Poulten to discuss the Film Noir Classic from 1949 “The Third Man” with Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles and behind the camera Carol Reed.

Is this the quintessential noir?

Was Welles still thin?

Can you ever get enough Zither?

Do the car scenes stick out?

Did Valli make the right choice?

Which is better…Orson’s entrance OR his speech?

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

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Feb 2019 07

Host Steve Mazan interviews himself about D.W. Griffith’s 1916 groundbreaker “Intolerance”

Was this made because Griffith was intolerant with his previous film?

Are the special effects some of the best considering the era?

What does all that cradle rocking signify?

How does Ray Bradbury play into all this?

Can you have a silent-era podcast?

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

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Jan 2019 28

On to the AFI list! This week we twist again like we did last summer (when we did Psycho)…this time it’s M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Sixth Sense” from 1999. When M. was killing it and Bruce still had some hair.

Is this the greatest twist in film history?

Is Donnie Wahlberg’s acting the bigger twist?

What is ASMR and was Osment a pioneer?

Do we deserve a “Seventh Sense” sequel?

How angry is that prospective boyfriend?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s episode.

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Jan 2019 22

Host Steve Mazan is joined by his childhood movie friend Ralph Riske to play a game and discuss the best uses of songs in film. Whether it be an original song written for the film OR an old favorite perfectly placed to set a vibe, what are the best uses of tunes in movies?

What song is the most inseparable from its film?

How many films were made because of a song?

Where are “I Will Always Love You” and “My Heart Will Go On?”

Is Patrick Swayze the greatest singing actor of all time?

Favorite Stallone? Frank or Sly?

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

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