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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

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Feb 2018 27

From the high seas, Comedian Sam Fedele joins the MMC and watches his wife’s favorite movie, “Rear Window,” with Steve. Plus, this is probably the ripest movie name for porn titles.

 Is Grace Kelly the most beautiful woman to ever appear onscreen?

 Was Jimmy Stewart nuts to not marry her in the first place?

 Was Thelma Ritter just Rhea Perlman in a time machine?

 What’s up with Raymond Burr’s hair?

 Is Grace Kelly the only blonde Hitchcock didn’t torture?

 What does this ending have to do with “Silence of the Lambs?”

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

 

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Feb 2018 27

James Cameron is back on the IMDb list and Denise is back on the show with Jeff Cosgrave discussing one of his top 10, T2! Arnold is good and the villain is awesome.

Is THIS the greatest sequel of all time?

Is this better than “Die Hard”?

Is Linda Hamilton attractive?

Is Edward Furlong whiny?

Have special effects ever held up this well?

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

T2 on IMDb

Mazan Movie Club home

Jeff Cosgrave on Facebook

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Feb 2018 09

Squeaker Christian Sanchez gives “Whiplash” a reluctant first watch and then talks about it. As a drummer he’s got some unique insight. The Irish Critic, who took Steve to see this, calls in too.

Do you need to suffer to be great?

Are happiness and true creative success exclusive?

Is J.K. Simmons somehow still underrated?

Would you apologize to someone who hit you with popcorn?

Can Damien Chazelle keep this streak up?

Who puts raisinets in popcorn?

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

“Whiplash” on IMDb

Steve Mazan on Facebook/The Movie Club Home

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Jan 2018 30

Denise returns to the podcast to discuss the highest rated Disney animated movie on IMDb….1994’s “The Lion King”….is this laughable? Or is it all about money?

Is this cartoon original or Shakespeare?

Would the casting be racist today?

Was the day after your dad’s death too early to sing “Hakuna Matata”?

How many better Disney movies can you list?

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

“The Lion King” on IMDB

Steve on Facebook & the home of the Movie Club

Denise on Twitter