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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.

Ralph Riske on Twitter

Steve Mazan on Facebook

Home of the Mazan Movie Club

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Jan 2019 15

 

Host Steve Mazan brings back frequent guest, friend, comedian and cinephile Rick Ramos to discuss the IMDb list itself in the aftermath of finishing the countdown of it’s top 100 films on the podcast.

What’s the IMDb list got going for it?

What makes it suck?

How can a top 100 list not include “The Wizard of Oz”?

Did Zemeckis’ “Used Cars” get shunned?

Can a Comedy get some respect up in here?

How many of these movies would YOU include in your top 100?

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

The IMDb Top 100 (250) List

Rick Ramos on the internet

Steve Mazan and the home of the Mazan Movie Club

Corporate Comedian Steve Mazan hosts “The Mazan Movie Club”

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Jan 2019 10

We made it to the top. And there was “The Shawshank Redemption” from 1994. Steve talks to Michael Greenwood who was part of making the film. Plus comedian Paul Moomjean tells us why this IS the best movie ever made. The Irish Critic & Denise Mazan chime in too.

Is this the best film ever?

Has Morgan Freeman (or anyone) ever been better?

Was Andy on the spectrum?

Would Tom Cruise have screwed this up?

How DID Andy get the poster back into place?

Is use of the word Obtuse suspect?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s podcast. On to the AFI list from here.

“The Shawshank Redemption” on IMDb

Paul Douglas Moomjean on Facebook

Steve Mazan on Facebook/Home of the Mazan Movie Club

Denise Mazan on Instagram

 

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Jan 2019 05

This is what Coppola did when they made him a financial offer he couldn’t refuse. 1974’s “The Godfather Part 2” which would go on to win a slew of Oscars including Best Picture. A first for a sequel. Cinephile and comedian Rick Ramos joins Steve to discuss it all.

Is this better than the original?

Who is better…Deniro, Pacino OR Bruno Kirby?

What do Hannibal Lecter and Tom Hagen have in common?

Did it’s success and raves doom us with sequels for everything?

Was Michael always kind of a jerk?

How well can Diane Keaton take a punch?

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

“The Godfather Part 2” on IMDb

Rick Ramos on everything

Steve Mazan on Facebook

The Home of the Mazan Movie Club

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Dec 2018 28

Host Steve Mazan interviews the man who made him a godfather, comedian Cash Levy, about that poor decision AND Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather” film.

Does any movie Show rather than Tell better than this?

Is this the greatest cast of all time?

Was Abe Vigoda ever young?

Was Michael ever innocent?

Is Duval ever bad?

Was Prince a fan?

Is this a man’s film?

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

“The Godfather” on IMDb

Cash Levy on Twitter

Steve Mazan on Facebook

The Home of the Mazan Movie Club

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Dec 2018 17

Coming to you from Mexico! Host Steve Mazan and traveling partner (not that kind of partner) Comedian Gary Cannon are joined by Batman fanatic Phil White to discuss all things “The Dark Knight”

Is this Christopher Nolan’s Best?

Is this the best Batman?

Is this the best Joker?

Is the Joker the best villain in film history?

Seriously, what’s up with Bale’s voice?

Should Batman just kill SOME people?

Didn’t Batman probably kill some people already?

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

“The Dark Knight” on IMDb

Home of the Mazan Movie Club/Steve on Facebook 

Comedian Gary Cannon on Twitter

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Dec 2018 11

 

4 Angry comedians discuss “12 Angry Men” on this week’s Mazan Movie Club. Gary Brightwell, Jeff Capri and a tardy Eric Toms join Steve Mazan to talk about Sidney Lumet’s 1957 directorial debut.

Does this deserve a Top 5 spot?

Did Jack Warden deserve an Oscar nod?

Who’s paying for those knife marks on the jury table?

Is a polo shirt with a tie a good look?

Is this one of the best casts assembled?

Is this “cinematic”?

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

“12 Angry Men” on IMDb

Gary Brightwell’s Website

Jeff Capri’s Website

Eric Toms online

Steve Mazan on Facebook

Home of the Mazan Movie Club

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Dec 2018 04

Actor/Comedian Lawrence Thomas joins the podcast to discuss Spielberg’s highest rated film on IMDb “Schindler’s List” a film he had never seen before. Plus the Irish Critic!Did he/we cry?

Is this a rewatchable movie?

Who is better Neeson or Fiennes?

Is this Spielberg’s best?

Why no Easter eggs or bloopers?

Is the girl in red coat one of the most iconic film images ever?

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

Schindler’s List on IMDb

Lawrence Thomas on Facebook

Home of the Mazan Movie Club

Steve Mazan on Facebook

Steve on Twitter

Guests: Lawrence Thomas and The Irish Critic join Host & Corporate Comedian Steve Mazan

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Nov 2018 27

From the great film year of 1994 comes another game-changer, Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction.” Filmmaker/Comedian Eric Toms comes back on the podcast to discuss pulp, filmmaking, screenwriting, style and everything else about the influencer of the last quarter century.

Did this film deserve the Best Picture Oscar?

Did Mia and Vincent deserve that Twist Contest trophy?

Did Vincent basically ruin everything?

Would YOU wear a butt-watch?

Can you ever experience it like the first time?

Was this movie the adrenaline shot Hollywood needed?

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

“Pulp Fiction” on IMDb

Eric Toms on Twitter

Steve Mazan on Facebook

Home of the Mazan Movie Club (chime in HERE)

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Nov 2018 20

Longtime contributor John Brune joins the podcast to discuss one of his Top 10, the finale of Sergio Leone’s Eastwood trilogy about the man with no name.

Does Eastwood have a name or not?

Is Eli Wallach really the star?

Is this the most recognizable score ever?

Was does this have to do with The Sweathogs?

Did “Star Wars” and “Apocalypse Now” steal from this?

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

“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” on IMDb

John Brune’s website

Steve Mazan on Facebook/Home of the Mazan Movie Club