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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.

“Sophie’s Choice” on IMDb

Laura Hayden on the internet

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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.

“The Third Man” on IMDb

Benari Poulten on the Internet

Steve Mazan on Facebook

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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.

“The Sixth Sense” on IMDb

Comedian Jamie Fritz online

Host and Corporate Comedian Steve Mazan on Facebook

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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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Steve Mazan on Facebook

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