Reese Golchin jumps back into the club to discuss another club—“Fight Club”…him and Steve break rules 1&2 and talk about it in depth. Tyler Durden would let it slide.

Could this be made anytime other than when it was?

Can you believe it’s almost 20yrs old?

Is this the greatest twist in cinema?

Are we missing another possible twist?

What’s Rosie O’Donnel’s problem?

Is this Pitt, Norton or Fincher’s best?

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

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Steve talks about one of his favorite movies with Comedians Jamie Ward & Conrad Bromberek. Plus The Irish Critic is back to share her opinion on 1994’s “Forrest Gump”

Did this deserve Best Picture of 1994?

What disease did Jenny have?

Did Hanks go full retard?

Is it darker than it seems on the surface?

Do we treat this film like Jenny treats Forrest?

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

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Comedian Jacob Sirof joins Steve Mazan to discuss #13 on IMDb “The Empire Strikes Back” and destroys all the conventional wisdom on the entire saga.

Is this better than the original?

Is there a Wampa on Hoth that goes by the name “Lefty”?

Was Lucas making it up as he went along?

Could Han Solo be selected for the Supreme Court?

What’s up Yoda’s ass beside’s Frank Oz?

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

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Comedian Calvin Murata brings back his opinionated style to discuss one of his all-time favorites. Denise is back too…or is she? It all might be in Steve’s dream as we discuss “Inception” from 2010.

Is this Hollywood at its best?

Is this one of the most original movies ever?

Is there such thing as a bad Michael Caine impression?

Who doesn’t like Marion Cotillard?

Does that top stop spinning?

What is Christopher Nolan smoking?

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

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Renae “Frodo” Tornatore joins Steve on the Mazan Movie Club to discuss the finale of the LOTR trilogy and how she got that nickname.

Is this the best trilogy of all time?

Is there a music teacher in Mordor?

Did it deserve all the Oscars?

How many endings are there?

Did the Eye of Sauron need an optometrist?

Do Elves retire?

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

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Paul Douglas Moomjean & Lee Levine join Steve Mazan to discuss the 2nd installment of Peter Jackson’s unfilmable trilogy.

Is Helms Deep the greatest battle scene on film?

Is Gollum one of the best characters ever?

Can that Orc in the back hear the speech?

What does this have to do with 2 Girls and a cup?

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

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Childhood friend Aaron Kecker joins host Steve Mazan to discuss the one that kicked off the LOTR trilogy—and some of the others. They also discuss their childhood trips to the cinema and how scary movies dominated their adolescence.

How did something that couldn’t be filmed end up so good?

Is it too long or too short?

How fast is Gandalf?

Is Gandalf Obi Wan with a funny hat?

Is Frodo a hero or a whiner?

Is this racial, political, environmental, scientific or all of them?

Were you scared?

All these questions and Mordor (see what I did there?) get answered on this week’s Mazan Movie Club.

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Paul Morrissey and Jack Nicholson are both back on the podcast. One in person. It’s the Milos Forman Oscar bulldozer “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest from 1975.

How is this different from the book?

Was Jack Nicholson ever better?

Why wasn’t Scatman Crothers in every movie?

Would this get the same title today?

Are drugs good or bad?

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

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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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