Cornelius Burroughs is back and discussing a Live Action film for the first time from the IMDb list.  Steve Mazan and Denise talk all about 1999’s “The Matrix” with him.

How trendsetting is this film?

Is it rated to high OR too low?

How hot was Trinity?

What the hell is Keanu’s deal?

Is there something biblical going on here?

Should this now get credit as a female directed movie?

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

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The highest ranking foreign film on the IMDb list is from Japan and it’s this week’s film. At #19 it’s Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai” from 1954. Rick Ramos and Tony DiJamco return to the club to watch and discuss this influential masterpiece.

Is there a director that wasn’t influenced by this?

How long did it take them to shoot?

Which Samurai was Martin Short in the American version?

Did Rick return Denise’s “Lars & the Real Girl” DVD?

Who influenced Kurosawa?

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

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Steve revisits one of the great moviegoing experiences of his life…and apparently everyone else’s. Star Wars geek comedian Jeff Capri talks about it all, Murray Valeriano jumps in with a fan theory, and screenwriter David Studebaker gives us a cameo.

Did Chewbacca invent the participation ribbon?

What does this have to do with women’s Soccer?

Does Lucas get the final say on everything?

Are there roosters on Tatooine?

All these questions and a lot more get covered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

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Comedian Lang Parker is back to talk her second film with a number title. Joining in on the fun is The Irish Critic LIVE and Denise & Steve Mazan. David Fincher’s “Se7en” gets the MMC treatment.

Is this the sickest mainstream movie ever?

Was Brad Pitt the right choice for the film?

Does anyone not want Gwyneth’s head in a box?

Could Somerset be the mastermind?

What’s the recipe for that spaghetti?

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

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Comedian Ralph Figueroa profiles his way back onto the podcast to talk about one of his favorite films, Jonathan Demme’s 1991 Genre busting, Oscar winning classic. Denise and The Irish Critic are such a pain Steve almost gives them the hose.

Was Jodie Foster the right choice?

Is the title stupid OR great?

Did it need the “The”?

Is Buffalo Bill still thinking with his tucked dick?

How many films or TV shows did this inspire?

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

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It’s a wonderful podcast as Steve’s childhood friend and film fan John Ramsell joins the club to discuss Halloween AND Christmas, specifically Capra’s classic.

Is George Bailey the citizen we all should be?

How hot is Donna Reed?

Who thought suicide, child abuse and cops shooting at unarmed citizens was great for a Christmas film?

Do we deserve a sequel where Potter gets his?

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

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Roberto Benigni’s Oscar winning “Life is Beautiful” hits the podcast and Steve is joined by Denise Mazan and The Irish Critic to discuss it all…in English…without subtitles. Them, not the film.

Does it cross a line to have a comedy set in a concentration camp?

What does Benigni have that Robin Williams & Jerry Lewis don’t?

How many times does popcorn get in your eye during this movie?

How recognizable would your mom be after a concentration camp?

All these questions and more get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.
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We round up the usual Mazan Movie Club members to discuss the biggest twist in film history. Plus comedian Mike Brody joins in to share his thoughts on Kevin Spacey’s breakout role that won him an Oscar.

Who had the biggest breakout, Spacey, Singer or Del Toro?

Did anyone figure this out on the first viewing?

When did Keyser Soze play for the Clubs?

How many Baldwins are there really?

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

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Anime fan Cornelius Burroughs returns to discuss what has been called the greatest animated film of ALL time. The IMDb list seems to agree. It’s Hayao Miyazaki 2nd appearance on the list with “Spirited Away” from 2001.

Is this better than anything Disney or Pixar ever did?

What the hell is happening in this movie?

Is it all a nightmare or is just intended to induce them?

Is this the coolest thing bratty teenagers ever inspired?

Are those Americans?

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

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Spielberg won his second Best Director Oscar for this week’s film “Saving Private Ryan”…War film aficionado & Comedian Tracy Barkley joins us to talk about why this is among the best. Plus Andy Beningo calls in to say it’s one of the best films period!

Why do so many war films feel like two films in one?

Was this film another victim of Weinstein?

How did co-host Denise get so tough?

Did Spielberg get too sappy again?

Was Tom Hanks a jerk in his final breath?

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

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