Classic Movie Musts

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Classic Movie Musts is a weekly movie podcast that aims to provide artistic and historical context to classic films. Classic Movie Musts is hosted by Max Baril. New episodes release every Friday. www.classicmoviemusts.com

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Archive: Before Midnight (2013)
1499
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Aug 09, 2022
Archive: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1967)
3858
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Aug 05, 2022
Archive: Before Sunset (2004)
1559
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Aug 02, 2022
Archive: The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy (2001, 2002, 2003)
1791
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Jul 29, 2022
Archive: Before Sunrise (1995)
1830
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Jul 26, 2022
The Hustler (1961) w/ special guest Mike Merritt
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In this episode we're discussing Robert Rossen's The Hustler (1961). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 5
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Jul 19, 2022
The Sandlot (1993) w/ special guest Jack Flaherty
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In this episode we're joined by MLB pitcher Jack Flaherty to discuss The Sandlot (1993) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
Archive: Remember The Night (1940)
3180
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Jul 12, 2022
Heaven Can Wait (1943) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we're discussing Ernst Lubitsch's Heaven Can Wait (1943). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2022
Archive: Midnight in Paris (2011)
1691
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Jul 05, 2022
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we're discussing Elia Kazan's A Steetcar Named Desire (1951). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 6
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Jun 28, 2022
There's Always Tomorrow (1955) w/ special guest Ted Walch
3051
In this episode we examine Douglas Sirk's There's Always Tomorrow (1955) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
Archive: The Razor's Edge (1946)
3863
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Jun 21, 2022
All I Desire (1953) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Douglas Sirk's All I Desire (1953) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
Archive: The Wolf Of Wallstreet (2013)
1722
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Jun 14, 2022
Cluny Brown (1946) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Ernst Lubitsch's Cluny Brown (1946). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 7
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Jun 07, 2022
Baby Doll (1956) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Elia Kazan's Baby Doll (1956) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Archive: A Star Is Born (1937) w/ special guest William Wellman Jr.
2593
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May 31, 2022
Brief Encounter (1945) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine David Lean's Brief Encounter (1945) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Archive: Arrival (2016)
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May 24, 2022
Ace In The Hole (1951) w/ special guest Mike Merritt
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In this episode Max is joined by Ted Walch and Mike Merritt to discuss Billy Wilder's Ace in the Hole (1951). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 8
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May 17, 2022
Design For Living (1933) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Ernst Lubitsch's Design For Living (1933) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Archive: Pulp Fiction (1994)
1648
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May 10, 2022
East Of Eden (1955) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Elia Kazan's East Of Eden (1955). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Archive: Inception (2010)
2000
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May 03, 2022
Reds (1981) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Warren Beatty's Reds (1981). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 9
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Apr 26, 2022
All The President's Men (1976) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Alan J. Pakula's All The President's Men (1976). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Archive: Her (2013)
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Apr 19, 2022
Trouble In Paradise (1932) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Ernst Lubitsch's Trouble In Paradise (1932). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 10
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Apr 12, 2022
Splendor In The Grass (1961) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Elia Kazan's Splendor In The Grass (1961) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Archive: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (2017)
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Apr 05, 2022
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Orson Welles's The Magnificent Ambersons (1942). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
Archive: Saving Private Ryan (1998)
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Mar 29, 2022
Barry Lyndon (1975) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon (1975). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Archive: The Longest Day (1962)
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Mar 22, 2022
To Be Or Not To Be (1942) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Ernst Lubitsch's To Be Or Not To Be (1942). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 11
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Mar 15, 2022
Gentleman's Agreement (1947) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Elia Kazan's Gentleman's Agreement (1947) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
Archive: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
2295
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Mar 08, 2022
Gallipoli (1981) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Peter Weir's Gallipoli (1981). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
Archive: The Sting (1973) w/ special guest Jeremy Arnold
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Mar 01, 2022
Avanti! (1972) w/ special guest Joseph McBride
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In this episode we examine Billy Wilder's Avanti! (1972), starring Jack Lemmon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 12
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Feb 22, 2022
The Merry Widow (1934) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Ernst Lubitsch's The Merry Widow (1934). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2022
Archive: Moonlight (2016)
1982
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Feb 15, 2022
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (1945) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we examine Elia Kazan's A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (1945). Join our community on Repod: joinrepod.com/classicmoviemusts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 13
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Feb 08, 2022
Archive: The General (1926)
1614
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Feb 04, 2022
Archive: The Favourite (2018)
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Feb 01, 2022
Archive: The Blacksmith (1922)
1358
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Jan 28, 2022
Archive: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 14
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Jan 25, 2022
Archive: Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
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Jan 21, 2022
Archive: No Country For Old Men (2007)
2019
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Jan 19, 2022
Ben-Hur (1959) w/ special guest David Wyler
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In this episode, Max and Ted are joined by David Wyler, son of William Wyler, to discuss Ben-Hur (1959). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2022
Archive: Max’s Movie Musts Ep. 15
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Jan 11, 2022
Archive: Blazing Saddles (1974)
1651
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Jan 07, 2022
Archive: Memento (2000)
1847
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Jan 04, 2022
Archive: Marty (1955)
2759
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Dec 31, 2021
Archive: Children Of Men (2006)
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Dec 28, 2021
Archive: Remember The Night (1940)
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Dec 24, 2021
Archive: Max‘s Movie Musts Ep. 16
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Dec 21, 2021
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) w/ special guest Tom Hanks
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In this episode we're joined by Tom Hanks (yes, you read that right) to discuss his favorite film: Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2021
Archive: The Mystery Of The Wax Museum (1933) w/ special guest Victoria Riskin
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Dec 14, 2021
Next Week: Tom Hanks Talks 2001: A Space Odyssey
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On next week's episode we welcome the one and only Tom Hanks to the show to discuss Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2021
Archive: The Social Network (2010)
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Dec 07, 2021
The Big Country (1958) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode Ted joins Max for another episode of Wyler with Walch on The Big Country (1958), starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, and Burl Ives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2021
Archive: Max‘s Movie Musts Ep. 17
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Nov 30, 2021
The Shop Around The Corner (1940) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode Ted and Max and discussing Ernst Lubitsch's film, The Shop Around The Corner (1940), starring Jimmy Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Frank Morgan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 26, 2021
Archive: On The Town (1949)
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Enjoy this episode from our archive on Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly's film, On The Town (1949). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2021
My Darling Clementine (1946) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode Ted Walch is here to help breakdown John Ford's film, My Darling Clementine (1946), starring Henry Fonda. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2021
Archive: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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Nov 16, 2021
Rebecca (1940) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode Ted Walch is here to help breakdown Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940), starring Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier, Judith Anderson, and George Sanders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2021
Archive: Max‘s Movie Musts Ep. 18
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Nov 09, 2021
How To Steal A Million (1966) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we continue our Wyler with Walch series by discussing How To Steal A Million (1966), starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter O'Toole. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2021
Archive: Advise and Consent (1962) w/ special guest Stephen Farber
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In this episode we welcome back Stephen Farber, co-author of Cinema '62: The Greatest Year in Cinema, to discuss Otto Preminger's film, Advise and Consent (1962), starring Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon, and Charles Laughton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2021
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1947) w/ special guest Steven C. Smith
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In this episode we welcome back Steven C. Smith, author of A Heart At Fire's Center: The Life and Music of Bernard Hermann, to discuss the score to The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1947), directed by Joseph Mankiewicz and starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2021
Archive: There Will Be Blood (2007)
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Enjoy this episode from our archive on Paul Thomas Anderson's film, There Will Be Blood (2007), starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2021
City Lights (1931) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss Charlie Chaplin's film, City Lights (1931). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2021
Archive: Max‘s Movie Musts Ep. 19
2022
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Oct 20, 2021
Sullivan‘s Travels (1941) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this week's episode we're discussing Preston Sturges's film, Sullivan's Travels (1941), starring Joel McRea and Veronica Lake. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2021
Archive: The Lady Vanishes (1938) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Enjoy this episode from our archive on Alfred Hitchcock's film, The Lady Vanishes (1938), starring Margaret Lockwood, Robert Redgrave, Paul Lukas, and May Whitty. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2021
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
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In this episode we're discussing Frank Capra's film, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939), starring Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Claude Rains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2021
Archive: The Nice Guys (2016)
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Enjoy this episode from our archive on Shane Black's The Nice Guys (2016), starring Russell Crowe and and Ryan Gosling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2021
Roman Holiday (1953) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Enjoy the next edition of Wyler with Walch as we discuss Roman Holiday (1953), starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2021
Archive: Max‘s Movie Musts Ep. 20
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Here's another installment of Max's Movie Musts from our archive. Please enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2021
Giant (1956) w/ special guest George Stevens Jr.
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In this episode we welcome George Stevens Jr. to the show to discuss his father's epic film, Giant (1956), starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James Dean. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
Archive: The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Sep 21, 2021
Forty Guns (1957) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode Max and Ted discuss Samuel Fuller's stylistic western, Forty Guns (1957), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Barry Sullivan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
Archive: Master and Commander: The Far Side Of The World (2003)
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Enjoy this episode from our archive on Peter Weir's film, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), starring Russell Crowe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2021
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we're discussing Lewis Mileston's film noir, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), starring Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, and Kirk Douglas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
Archive: Max‘s Movie Musts Ep. 21
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Sep 07, 2021
Wuthering Heights (1939) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Enjoy the next installment of Wyler with Walch as we discuss Wuthering Heights (1939), starring Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2021
Archive: The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy (2001, 2002, 2003)
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We dip into our archive to discuss the entire trilogy for Peter Jackson's The Lord Of The Rings (2001, 2002, 2003). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2021
Judgement at Nuremberg (1961)
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In this episode we discuss Stanley Kramer's film, Judgement At Nuremberg (1961), starring Spencer Tracy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
Archive: The Quiet Man (1952)
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Check out this episode from our archive on John Ford's The Quiet Man (1952), starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2021
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) w/ special guest Christina Rice
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In this episode we're joined by Christina Rice, author of Mean, Moody, Magnificent! Jane Russell and the Marketing of a Hollywood Legend, to discuss Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), directed by Howard Hawks and starring Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe.   Buy Christina's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Mean-Moody-Magnificent-Marketing-Hollywood/dp/0813181089 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2021
Archive: Mrs. Miniver (1942) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we continue our Wyler with Walch series by discussing William Wyler's film, Mrs. Miniver (1942), starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2021
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1967) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss David Swift's film, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1967), starring Robert Morse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
Archive: Dodsworth (1936) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch for another William Wyler classic: Dodsworth (1936), starring Walter Huston. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2021
The Best Years Of Our Lives (1946) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode of our Wyler with Walch series we're discussing a William Wyler masterpiece: The Best Years Of Our Lives (1946). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
Patreon Archive: Carrie (1952) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Classic Movie Musts is returning to free feeds every week starting August 6th. Until then, enjoy these episodes from our Patreon Archive. All formerly exclusive episodes will release on free podcast feeds on a weekly basis.   Another Wyler with Walch from our Patreon vault. This week we're discussing Carrie (1952), starring Laurence Olivier and Jennifer Jones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2021
Patreon Archive: The Little Foxes (1941) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Classic Movie Musts is returning to free feeds every week starting August 6th. Until then, enjoy these episodes from our Patreon Archive. All formerly exclusive episodes will release on free podcast feeds on a weekly basis.   We're catching you up on our Wyler with Walch series, and in this week's episode we're discussing The Little Foxes (1941), starring Bette Davis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
Patreon Archive: The Letter (1940) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Classic Movie Musts is returning to free feeds every week starting August 6th. Until then, enjoy these episodes from our Patreon Archive. All formerly exclusive episodes will release on free podcast feeds on a weekly basis.   Let's continue our Wyler with Walch series by discussing The Letter (1940), starring Bette Davis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
Patreon Archive: Dead End (1937) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Classic Movie Musts is returning to free feeds every week starting August 6th. Until then, enjoy these episodes from our Patreon Archive. All formerly exclusive episodes will release on free podcast feeds on a weekly basis.   In this episode, we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss William Wyler's film, Dead End (1937), starring Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, and Humphrey Bogart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
The Sting (1973) w/ special guest Jeremy Arnold
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All new episodes of Classic Movie Musts, Double Feature, and Max's Movie Musts can be found over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Jeremy Arnold, author of the book The Essentials Vol. 2: 52 More Must See Movies And Why They Matter, to discuss George Roy Hill's film, The Sting (1973), starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman.   Buy the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Essentials-Vol-Must-See-Movies-Classic-ebook/dp/B084FY2V9F Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
Gone With The Wind (1939) w/ special guest Steven C. Smith
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All new episodes of Classic Movie Musts, Double Feature, and Max's Movie Musts can be found over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Steven C. Smith, author of the book Music By Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer, to discuss one of the most famous film scores of all-time: Gone With The Wind.   Buy the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Music-Max-Steiner-Influential-Biographies/dp/0190623276 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
Return Of The Jedi (1983) w/ special guest Myke Emal
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Myke Emal of the CineMusts podcast to discuss Return Of The Jedi (1983). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
Oliver Twist (1948) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, Ted Walch joins us to discuss David Lean's film, Oliver Twist (1948). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
The Empire Strikes Back (1980) w/ special guest Myke Emal
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome back Myke Emal, host of the CineMusts Podcast, to continue our discussion of the original Star Wars trilogy with The Empire Strikes Back (1980). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) w/ special guest Jeremy Arnold
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome back author Jeremy Arnold to the show to discuss Charles Crichton film, The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), starring Alec Guinness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
Star Wars (1977) w/ special guest Myke Emal
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Myke Emal, host of the CineMusts Podcast, to discuss the cinematic brilliance of George Lucas's film, Star Wars (1977), starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 01, 2021
(Rebroadcast) Casablanca (1942) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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New episodes resume January 1st, 2021.   Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, we're joined again by Ted Walch to discuss a film of legendary stature, Casablanca (1942), starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Claude Rains.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 25, 2020
(Rebroadcast) Citizen Kane (1941) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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New episodes resume January 1st, 2021.   Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, Max welcomes back Ted Walch to tackle the Orson Welles masterpiece, Citizen Kane (1941).  Starring Orson Welles himself, this film combines and layers cinematic technique with such deliberate sophistication that it is clearly one of the most important films of all-time.   Citizen Kane is currently #1 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
Free Patreon Bonus: MANK (2020) w/ special guest Sydney Stern
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome back Sydney Stern, author of the book The Brothers Mankiewicz: Hope, Heartbreak, and Hollywood Classics, to help discuss David Fincher's new film, MANK (2020), starring Gary Oldman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2020
His Girl Friday (1940)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Howard Hawks's film, His Girl Friday (1940), starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
Annie Hall (1977) w/ special guest John Nuanes
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome John Nuanes to the show to help discuss the brilliance of Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
King Kong (1933) w/ special guest Steven Smith
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome Steven Smith, author of the book Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer, to help break down one of the most influential movie scores of all time: King Kong (1933). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2020
An American In Paris (1951)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Vincente Minnelli's musical, An American In Paris (1951), starring Gene Kelly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2020
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Disney's seminal animated film, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2020
The Heiress (1949) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing William Wyler's film, The Heiress (1949), starring Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, and Ralph Richardson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
3:10 To Yuma (1957)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Delmer Daves' film, 3:10 To Yuma (1957), starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2020
Ball Of Fire (1941) w/ special guest Jeremy Arnold
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome Jeremy Arnold, author of The Essentials Vol. 2: 52 More Must-See Movies and Why They Matter, to discuss Howard Hawks's film, Ball Of Fire (1941), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020
It (1927)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing the silent film It (1927), starring Clara Bow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2020
The Thin Man (1934)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing W.S Van Dyke's film, The Thin Man (1934), starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2020
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing John Huston's classic heist film, The Asphalt Jungle (1950), starring Sterling Hayden and Sam Jaffe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2020
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Stuart Rosenberg's iconic film, Cool Hand Luke (1967), starring Paul Newman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2020
All That Heaven Allows (1955) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss Douglas Sirk's classic melodrama, All That Heaven Allows (1955), starring Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2020
Paper Moon (1973)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Peter Bogdanovich's film, Paper Moon (1973). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2020
Unforgiven (1992)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Clint Eastwood's western, Unforgiven (1992).   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 1:37 Feature Presentation: 7:12 Buzz from the Backlot: 33:02 Ending Credits: 35:49 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2020
The Lady Eve (1941) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss Preston Sturges's film, The Lady Eve (1941), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda.   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 0:57 Feature Presentation: 3:55 Ending Credits: 48:49 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2020
Paris, Texas (1984) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss Wim Wenders film, Paris, Texas (1984), starring Harry Dean Stanton.   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 0:57 Feature Presentation: 5:38 Ending Credits: 58:29 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2020
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing the iconic John Hughes film, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), starring Matthew Broderick and Alan Ruck.   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 1:05   Feature Presentation: 5:37   Buzz from the Backlot: 25:19   Ending Credits: 27:23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2020
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Curtis Hanson's neo noir classic, L.A. Confidential (1997), starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, and Kim Bassinger.   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 0:59   Feature Presentation: 7:35   Buzz from the Backlot: 29:32   Ending Credits: 32:45 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2020
The Women (1939) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we dissect George Cukor's film, The Women (1939), starring Norma Shearer and Joan Crawford.   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 1:39   Feature Presentation: 6:23   Ending Credits: 59:31 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2020
Mildred Pierce (1945) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss Michael Curtiz's film, Mildred Pierce (1945), starring Joan Crawford.   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 1:03 Feature Presentation: 6:24 Ending Credits: 1:16:40 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2020
Stella Dallas (1937) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss the maternal melodrama Stella Dallas (1937), directed by King Vidor and starring Barbara Stanwyck.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:02 Feature Presentation: 4:14 Ending Credits: 53:20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2020
Casino (1995)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing Martin Scorsese's film, Casino (1995), starring Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, and Joe Pesci. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
Goodfellas (1990)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing the Martin Scorsese gangster classics, Goodfellas (1990), starring Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2020
The Lady From Shanghai (1948)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts. Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we break down Orson Welles's film, The Lady From Shanghai (1948), starring Rita Hayworth.   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 1:36 Feature Presentation: 5:14 Buzz from the Backlot: 27:36 Ending Credits: 32:17 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2020
The Big Heat (1953)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this week's episode we're discussing Fritz Lang's, The Big Heat (1953), starring Glenn Ford.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:40 Feature Presentation: 6:47 Buzz from the Backlot: 25:12 Ending Credits: 27:20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2020
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode Max and Ted Walch come together to discuss the patriotic bio-pic, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), directed by Michael Curtiz and starring James Cagney.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:12 Feature Presentation: 6:44 Ending Credits: 1:06:13 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2020
Patreon Bonus: The Wrestler (2008)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   Enjoy this episode of Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature on Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler (2008).  Get more episodes of Double Feature for $1 on Patreon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2020
A Letter To Three Wives (1949) w/ special guest Sydney Stern
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental show, Max's Movie Musts over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome Sydney Stern, author of The Brothers Mankiewicz: Hope, Heatbreak, and Hollywood Classics, to discuss Joseph L. Mankiewicz's A Letter To Three Wives (1949).   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:28 Feature Presentation: 7:07 Ending Credits: 52:05 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2020
The Big Sleep (1946) w/ special guest Raquel Stecher
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome back Raquel Stecher to discuss Howard Hawks's classic film noir, The Big Sleep (1946), starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:03 Feature Presentation: 5:29 Ending Credits: 59:42 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2020
Now, Voyager (1942)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing the iconic Bette Davis film, Now, Voyager (1942).   Timestamps:   Opening Credits: 1:19 Feature Presentation: 5:57 Buzz from the Backlot: 29:38 Ending Credits: 32:14 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2020
Patreon Bonus: The Florida Project (2017)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon over at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, we pull from our Double Feature archive to discuss Sean Baker's The Florida Project (2017). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2020
Network (1976) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're joined by Ted Walch to discuss Sidney Lumet's brilliant film, Network (1976), starring Peter Finch, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Duvall.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 0:57 Feature Presentation: 6:10 Ending Credits: 57:52 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2020
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental show, Max's Movie Musts over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome back Ted Walch to discuss the noir, sci-fi film directed by Don Siegel, Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956), starring Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:01 Feature Presentation: 5:53 Ending Credits: 53:33 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2020
Stalag 17 (1953)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly supplemental podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we discuss Billy Wilder's Stalag 17 (1953), starring William Holden.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:31 Feature Presentation: 6:06 Buzz from the Backlot: 30:26 Ending Credits: 34:47 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2020
Saint Jack (1979) w/ special guest Ben Mankiewicz
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get access to our weekly exclusive podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly exclusive podcast, Max's Movie Musts.  Join at www.patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome TCM host Ben Mankiewicz to the show to discuss his new podcast The Plot Thickens: I'm Still Peter Bogdanovich as well as the film Saint Jack (1979), starring Ben Gazzara.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:06 Feature Presentation: 2:20 Ending Credits: 35:49 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2020
Funny Girl & The Lion In Winter (1968) w/ special guest Stephen Tapert
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get exclusive access to our weekly supplemental show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly supplemental show, Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, we welcome back Stephen Tapert, author of Best Actress: The History of Oscar Winning Women, to discuss the two films from 1968 whose leading ladies tied for Best Actress, Funny Girl, starring Barbara Streisand, and The Lion In Winter, starring Katharine Hepburn.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:13 Feature Presentation: 6:22 Ending Credits: 1:08:02 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2020
The Divorcee (1930) w/ special guest Mark Viera
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, as well as our monthly podcast, Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome back author Mark Viera to discuss the pre-code classic, The Divorcee (1930), starring Norma Shearer.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:01 Feature Presentation: 2:58 Ending Credits: 48:47 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2020
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) w/ special guest Stephen Farber
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our other weekly podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome Stephen Farber to the show, author of Cinema '62: The Greatest Year At the Movies, to discuss The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:15 Feature Presentation: 7:22 Ending Credits: 1:07:20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2020
Patreon Bonus: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 2
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our supplemental weekly podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our supplemental monthly podcast, Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   This episode comes to you from our Patreon archive.  This is the second episode of Max's Movie Musts.  You can get access to this show, as well as Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, for just $1 on Patreon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2020
To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) w/ special guest Michael McClellan
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our Patreon exclusive weekly podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly show, Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome Michael McClellan, author of Cinema '62: The Greatest Year at the Movies, to the show to discuss one of that year's most iconic films, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962), starring Gregory Peck.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:26 Feature Presentation: 7:38 Ending Credits: 1:01:39 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2020
The Gold Rush (1925) w/ special guest Myke Emal
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get exclusive access to our weekly podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly podcast, Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we welcome back Myke Emal of the CineMusts Podcast to discuss the Charlie Chaplin classic, The Gold Rush (1925). Timestamps: Opening Credits: 0:59 Feature Presentation: 5:54 Ending Credits: 1:00:46 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 20, 2020
Double Indemnity (1944) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get exclusive access to our weekly podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon: patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, Ted Walch is back to discuss the film noir classic, Double Indemnity (1944), directed by Billy Wilder and starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, and Edward G. Robinson. Double Indemnity is currently #29 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies Of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:17 Feature Presentation: 5:21 Ending Credits: 1:00:57 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2020
The French Connection (1971)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly podcast Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, as well as our monthly podcast, Max's Movie Musts, by subscribing on Patreon over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, we discuss the genre bending qualities of The French Connection (1971), directed by William Friedkin and starring Gene Hackman. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 0:57 Feature Presentation: 6:43 Buzz from the Backlot: 28:59 Ending Credits: 33:42 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2020
The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your exclusive access to our weekly podcast, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and our monthly podcast, Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we're discussing themes of iron willed men in David Lean's, The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957), starring William Holden, Alec Guinness, and Sussue Hayakawa. The Bridge On The River Kwai is currently #36 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies Of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:24 Feature Presentation: 6:52 Buzz from the Backlot: 27:02 Ending Credits: 30:53 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2020
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get access to our Patreon exclusive podcasts, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, we welcome back Ted Walch to discuss Arthur Penn's, Bonnie and Clyde (1967), starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. Bonnie and Clyde is currently #42 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 0:59 Feature Presentation: 4:32 Ending Credits: 1:06:25 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2020
Before Sunrise (1995)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get access to our patreon exclusive podcasts, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts, as well as a bunch of other perks over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, we begin a three part discussion on Richard Linklater's Before trilogy, starting with Before Sunrise (1995), starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.  Catch our follow up episodes on Before Sunset and Before Midnight on our weekly patreon exclusive show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:29 Feature Presentation: 5:55 Buzz from the Backlot: 23:49 Ending Credits: 27:47 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2020
Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get access to our Patreon exclusive podcasts, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we discuss themes of tyranny in Frank Lloyd's, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935), starring Clark Gable, Charles Laughton, and Franchot Tone. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:26 Feature Presentation: 6:39 Buzz from the Backlot: 29:42 Ending Credits: 32:59 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2020
The Parallax View (1974)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get access to our Patreon exclusive podcasts, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode, as selected by our Patreon community, we're discussing Alan J. Pakula's, The Parallax View (1974), starring Warren Beatty. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:32 Feature Presentation: 8:04 Buzz from the Backlot: 30:41 Ending Credits: 33:34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2020
Madame Bovary (1949)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get your access to our exclusive Patreon podcasts, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we discuss the historical irony of Vincente Minnelli's, Madame Bovary (1949), starring Jennifer Jones, James Mason, and Van Heflin. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:10 Feature Presentation: 6:44 Buzz from the Backlot: 28:52 Ending Credits: 32:41   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2020
North By Northwest (1959)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get access to our Patreon exclusive weekly show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In the 100th episode of Classic Movie Musts we're discussing Alfred Hitchcock's, North By Northwest (1959), starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason. North By Northwest is currently #55 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies Of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:08 Feature Presentation: 6:36 Buzz from the Backlot: 28:16 Ending Credits: 32:10 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2020
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
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Support the show and get access to our Patreon exclusive weekly show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts   In this episode we discuss the theatrical and filmic qualities of Mike Nichols's, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966), starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? is currently #67 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:07 Feature Presentation: 7:31 Buzz from the Backlot: 25:15 Ending Credits: 30:37 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2020
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Support Classic Movie Musts on Patreon and get exclusive access to our weekly show Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, as well as our monthly show, Max's Movie Musts.  Sign up at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts In this episode we discuss Victor Fleming's iconic film, The Wizard Of Oz (1939), starring Judy Garland.   The Wizard Of Oz is currently #10 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies Of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:10 Feature Presentation: 6:50 Buzz From The Backlot: 28:23 Ending Credits: 35:00 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2020
Patreon Bonus: Max's Movie Musts Ep. 1
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This is a bonus episode from the Classic Movie Musts Patreon archive.  This is the first episode of the new monthly show, Max's Movie Musts.  Please consider supporting Classic Movie Musts on Patreon at the level that makes the most sense for you.  You get access to the weekly show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, and the monthly show, Max's Movie Musts, as well as a slew of other perks.  Join at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts.  Happy New Year! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 01, 2020
The Night Of The Hunter (1955)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get access to our Patreon exclusive shows, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts In this episode we break down Charles Laughton's The Night Of The Hunter (1955), starring Robert Mitchum and it's complicated legacy in the history of horror and film noir. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:20 Feature Presentation: 4:56 Buzz From The Backlot: 23:44 Ending Credits: 26:46 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2019
Gaslight (1944) w/ special guest Stephen Tapert
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Support the show and get your exclusive access to Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts In this episode we welcome author Stephen Tapert to the show to discuss his new book, Best Actress: The History of Oscar Winning Women, and the film Gaslight (1944), starring Best Actress winner Ingrid Bergman. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:17 Feature Presentation: 7:07 Ending Credits: 1:05:10 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2019
Laura (1944) w/ special guest Raquel Stecher
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Check out our Patreon exclusive shows, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts In this episode we welcome back film critic Raquel Stecher to discuss Otto Preminger's film noir, Laura (1944), starring Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, and Clifton Webb. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:01 Feature Presentation: 5:14 Ending Credits: 55:34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2019
The Graduate (1967) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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Check out our two Patreon exclusive podcasts: Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature and Max's Movie Musts. patreon.com/classicmoviemusts In this episode we're joined by special guest Ted Walch to discuss Mike Nichols' timeless classic, The Graduate (1967), starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. The Graduate is currently #17 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 0:54 Feature Presentation: 5:52 Ending Credits: 1:11:07 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2019
From Here To Eternity (1953)
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Support Classic Movie Musts and get access to Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature as well as Max's Movie Musts at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts In this episode we discuss both the performances and the censorship issues surrounding Fred Zinnemann's From Here To Eternity (1953), starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, and Donna Reed. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:22 Feature Presentation: 7:10 Buzz from the Backlot: 32:29 Ending Credits: 36:11 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2019
Double Feature Bonus: Whiplash (2014)
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Enjoy this bonus Double Feature episode on Damien Chazelle's Whiplash (2014). Happy Thanksgiving! To get more Double Feature episodes go to patreon.com/classicmoviemusts     Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2019
A Clockwork Orange (1971) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we welcome back Ted Walch to discuss the divisive nature of Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (1971), starring Malcolm McDowell. A Clockwork Orange is currently #70 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 0:59 Feature Presentation: 6:14 Ending Credits: 1:06:29 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2019
One Eyed Jacks (1961)
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This episode is sponsored by Best Westerns Ever - stream today's film, One Eyed Jacks, and get a 7 day free trial to stream hundreds of classic westerns. Sign up at bit.ly/oneeyedjacks Today's episode is on Marlon Brando's only directorial effort, One Eyed Jacks (1961), starring himself and Karl Malden. Let's explore this fascinating autobiographically informed western. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:24 Feature Presentation: 7:20 Buzz from the Backlot: 24:13 Ending Credits: 28:27 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2019
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
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In this episode we discuss a John Huston masterpiece, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, and Tim Holt.  The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is currently #38 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:13 Feature Presentation: 8:24 Buzz from the Backlot: 24:35 Ending Credits: 29:21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2019
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
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In this episode we discuss the allegorical nature of John Schlesinger's, Midnight Cowboy (1969), starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman. Midnight Cowboy is currently #43 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:32 Feature Presentation: 6:44 Buzz from the Backlot: 22:08 Ending Credits: 24:37 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2019
The Apartment (1960)
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In this episode we breakdown the loneliness of Billy Wilder's, The Apartment (1960), starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine. The Apartment is currently #80 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:20 Feature Presentation: 7:03 Buzz from the Backlot: 27:43 Ending Credits: 30:48 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2019
Back To The Future (1985) w/ special guest Aaron Tracy
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In this episode we welcome back writer Aaron Tracy, host of the To Live And Dialogue In LA podcast, to breakdown one of the great movie screenplays, Robert Zemeckis's, Back To The Future (1985), starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson. Check out our new show Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, where we breakdown modern classics, at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:58 Feature Presentation: 6:42 Ending Credits: 52:19 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2019
Vertigo (1958) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode Max is joined by Ted Walch to discuss one of Alfred Hitchcock's masterpieces, Vertigo (1958), starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. Vertigo is currently #9 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Subscribe and listen to our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:59 Feature Presentation: 6:42 Ending Credits: 58:17   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2019
Swing Time (1936)
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In this episode we breakdown the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers classic, Swing Time (1936).  Swing Time is currently #90 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. If you'd like to hear about more contemporary classic films, check out our Patreon exclusive show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:13 Feature Presentation: 6:24 Buzz from the Backlot: 22:53 Ending Credits: 25:55 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2019
Hud (1963) w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we welcome back Ted Walch to the show to discuss the Paul Newman classic, Hud (1963), directed by Martin Ritt and featuring Academy Award winners Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal. Check out our new Patreon exclusive show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, over at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:12 Feature Presentation: 7:25 Ending Credits: 59:27 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2019
The Third Man (1949)
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In this week's episode we discuss Carol Reed's The Third Man (1949), starring Joseph Cotton, Orson Welles, and Valli.  Join us for this elusive and captivating thriller. Listen to our Patreon exclusive show, Classic Movie Musts: Double feature, all about more contemporary classics.  Listen as patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:38 Feature Presentation: 7:43 Buzz from the Backlot: 24:28 Ending Credits: 28:45 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2019
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977)
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In this episode we discuss Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977), starring Richard Dreyfuss. Check out our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts - hear all about more recent films that are destined to be classics. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:50 Feature Presentation: 9:03 Buzz from the Backlot: 19:03 Ending Credits: 23:20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2019
Double Feature Bonus: Catch Me If You Can (2002)
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This is the first episode of our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, which released on Patreon last week.  If you're interested in hearing about more contemporary classic films, sign up for $1/month on Patreon and get Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature every Tuesday.  Sign up at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts. In this episode of Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature, we discuss Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can (2002), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, and Christopher Walken.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2019
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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In this episode we discuss what makes The Godfather: Part II (1974), starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Dianne Keaton, Robert Duvall, and John Cazale, such an incredible sequel. The Godfather: Part II is currently #32 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Check out our new show, Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature at Patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Timestamps: Opening Credits: 3:02 Feature Presentation: 8:29 Buzz from the Backlot: 27:28 Ending Credits: 30:41 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2019
The Godfather (1972)
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In this episode we delve into Francis Ford Coppola's mafia classic, The Godfather (1972), starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Dianne Keaton, and John Cazale. The Godfather is currently #2 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Classic Movie Musts: Double Feature Announcement: 0:32 Opening Credits: 2:51 Feature Presentation: 7:47 Buzz from the Backlot: 25:48 Ending Credits: 28:55 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2019
The Searchers (1956) w/ special guest Myke Emal
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In this episode we welcome back host of the CineMusts podcast, Myke Emal, to discuss John Ford's titanic western, The Searchers (1956), starring John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Ward Bond, Vera Miles, and Natalie Wood. The Searchers is currently #12 of AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:16 Feature Presentation: 6:53 Ending Credits: 1:07:01 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2019
On The Waterfront (1954)
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In this episode we discuss the intersection of art and culture while breaking down Elia Kazan's, On The Waterfront (1954), starring Marlon Brando.   On The Waterfront is currently #19 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:54 Feature Presentation: 7:48 Buzz from the Backlot: 23:43 Ending Credits: 28:03 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2019
The Musical: A Retrospective
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In this episode we're doing our final retrospective of the summer, exploring the musical genre.  Today we look back at our episodes on Meet Me In St. Louis (1944), Singin' in the Rain (1952), and Cabaret (1972). Timestamps: Retrospective Explanation: 1:24 Meet Me In St. Louis Feature Presentation: 5:05 Meet Me In St. Louis Buzz from the Backlot: 18:24 Singin' in the Rain Intro: 22:01 Singin' in the Rain Feature Presentation: 27:02 Singin' in the Rain Buzz from the Backlot: 36:35 Cabaret Intro: 40:20 Cabaret Feature Presentation: 46:49 Cabaret Buzz from the Backlot: 58:47 Ending Credits: 1:01:41 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2019
Hollywood Tragedies: A Retrospective
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In this episode we're doing a retrospective on Hollywood Tragedies, which combines our episodes on All About Eve (1950), A Star is Born (1954), and Sunset Boulevard (1950). Timestamps: Retrospective Explanation: 1:22 All About Eve Feature Presentation: 8:16 All About Eve Buzz from the Backlot: 15:40 A Star is Born Intro: 19:45 A Star is Born Feature Presentation: 25:46 A Star is Born Buzz from the Backlot: 43:27 Sunset Boulevard Intro: 46:25 Sunset Boulevard Feature Presentation: 53:17 Sunset Boulevard Buzz from the Backlot: 1:06:40 Ending Credits: 1:10:12 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2019
Romance on the Road: A Retrospective
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In this episode we have a thematic retrospective titled, Romance on the Road, which combines our older episodes on It Happened One Night (1934), The African Queen (1951), and Two For The Road (1967). Timestamps: Retrospective Explanation: 1:40 It Happened One Night Feature Presentation: 9:01 It Happened One Night Buzz from the Backlot: 17:55 The African Queen Intro: 22:29 The African Queen Feature Presentation: 29:24 The African Queen Buzz from the Backlot: 43:56 Two For The Road Intro: 46:31 Two For The Road Feature Presentation: 51:10 Two For The Road Buzz from the Backlot: 1:00:10 Ending Credits: 1:03:37 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2019
The Western: A Retrospective
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In this episode we're doing a retrospective on the western genre, which combines 3 older episodes of Classic Movie Musts, in order to explore an evolution within the genre. This retrospective looks back at our episodes on Stagecoach (1939), The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), and The Wild Bunch (1969). Timestamps: Retrospective explanation: 1:26 Stagecoach Opening: 2:40 Stagecoach Feature Presentation: 6:57 Stagecoach Buzz from the Backlot: 17:07 The Ox-Bow Incident Opening: 21:18 The Ox-Bow Incident Feature Presentation: 28:04 The Ox-Bow Incident Buzz from the Backlot: 42:08 The Wild Bunch Opening: 45:00 The Wild Bunch Feature Presentation: 51:31 The Wild Bunch Buzz from the Backlot: 58:40 Ending Credits: 1:04:45 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2019
The Scarlet Empress (1934) w/ special guest Mark A. Viera
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In this episode we welcome Mark A. Viera, author of Forbidden Hollywood: When Sin Ruled The Movies, to discuss The Scarlet Empress (1934), directed by Joseph von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich, a pre-code masterpiece that pushed the boundaries of sexual acceptability in Hollywood films. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:59 Feature Presentation: 3:35 Ending Credits: 52:21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2019
Marie Antoinette (1938)
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In this episode, we finalize our look at the films of 1938 with a spectacular period drama that was one of the riskiest films of the year: Marie Antoinette (1938), starring Norma Shearer. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:08 Feature Presentation: 6:32 1938 Conclusion: 29:52 Ending Credits: 34:32 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2019
Boys Town (1938)
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In this episode we discuss our third film of 1938 and the Motion Pictures Greatest Year campaign meant to restore faith in Hollywood films with Boys Town (1938), starring Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:05 Feature Presentation: 6:18 Ending Credits: 27:35 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2019
Four Daughters (1938)
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In this episode we continue our look at the films of 1938 and the Motion Pictures Greatest Year campaign that hoped to save Hollywood.  Here we have Michael Curtiz's Four Daughters (1938), starring Claude Rains, Priscilla Lane, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane, Gale Page, Jeffrey Lynn, and John Garfield. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:02 Feature Presentation: 5:31 Ending Credits: 28:07 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2019
You Can't Take It With You (1938)
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In this episode we kick of a four episode look at the films of 1938 and the crisis that plagued Hollywood at that time.  We start off with Frank Capra's You Can't Take It With You (1938), starring Lionel Barrymore, Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Edward Arnold.   Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:55 Feature Presentation: 6:13 Ending Credits: 27:04 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2019
Paths of Glory (1957)
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In this episode, we discuss Stanley Kubrick's rhythmic and subversive filmmaking style in his anti-war classic, Paths of Glory (1957), starring Kirk Douglas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2019
Sunrise (1927) w/ special guest Raquel Stecher
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In this episode we welcome back Raquel Stecher to the show to discuss F.W. Murnau's Sunrise (1927), starring George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor, and dig deep into what makes this film such a masterpiece of visual storytelling.   Sunrise is currently #82 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:08 Feature Presentation: 6:06 Final Credits: 51:56 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2019
The Thing (1982) Ep. 64
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In this episode, as picked by our Patreon community, we're discussing John Carpenter's The Thing (1982), starring Kurt Russell.     Timestamps: Opening Credits: 2:22 Feature Presentation: 6:57 Buzz from the Backlot: 21:49 Final Credits: 25:59 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2019
Chinatown (1974) Ep. 63 w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we're joined again by Ted Walch to discuss Roman Polanski's neo-noir mystery, Chinatown (1974), starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston. Chinatown is currently #21 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:36 Feature Presentation: 6:53 End Credits: 54:34 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2019
12 Angry Men (1957) Ep. 62 w/ special guest Aaron Tracy
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In this episode we welcome screenwriter, professor, and podcaster Aaron Tracy to the show to discuss Sidney Lumet's 12 Angry Men (1957), starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb. Check out Aaron's podcast: To Live and Dialogue in LA. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:38 Feature Presentation: 8:30 Ending Credits:1:01:28 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2019
Meet John Doe (1941) Ep. 61 w/ special guest Victoria Riskin
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In this episode we're joined by Victoria Riskin, daughter of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin, and author of a new book titled after her parents.  Max and Victoria discuss one of her father's most inspiring and cautionary films, Meet John Doe (1941), starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. Buy Victoria Riskin's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Fay-Wray-Robert-Riskin-Hollywood/dp/1524747289 Or at any fine bookseller! Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:43 Feature Presentation: 5:56 End Credits: 47:50 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2019
Nashville (1975) Ep. 60
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In this episode we discuss, as picked by our Patreon community, Robert Altman's sprawling character drama, Nashville (1975). Starring Henry Gibson, Ronee Blakely, Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine, Lily Tomlin and many more. Nashville is currently #59 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2019
Alien (1979) Ep. 59 w/ special guest Ryan Terry
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In this episode, Max is joined by Ryan L. Terry from R.L. Terry's Reel View Film Blog to discuss Ridley Scott's sci-fi/horror masterpiece, Alien (1979), starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, and Ian Holm. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:54 Feature Presentation: 7:35 End Credits: 54:26 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2019
TCMFF Day 4 Ep. 58
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In this episode we discuss the final day of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival and three fantastic films: Holiday (1938), The Killers (1964), The Godfather: Part II (1974).  Tune-in tomorrow for our regularly scheduled programming and a deep dive into Ridley Scott's Alien (1979), and next week Robert Altman's Nashville (1975). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2019
TCMFF Day 3 Ep. 57
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In this episode we recap three wonderful films from Day 3 of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival: Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), and Star Wars (1977).  Join us tomorrow for our final episode discussing the TCM Film Festival. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2019
TCMFF Day 2 Ep. 56
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In this episode we discuss Day 2 of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival and breakdown four fantastic films: My Favorite Wife (1940), Vanity Street (1932), Open Secret (1948), and Winchester '73 (1950). Join us tomorrow for our festival Day 3 Episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2019
TCMFF Day 1 Ep. 55
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In this episode we discuss the opening day of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival and the two films we watched: Dark Passage (1947) and The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947).  Tune-in tomorrow for our festival day 2 episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2019
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Ep. 54 w/ special guest Myke Emal
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Myke Emal from the CineMusts podcast joins us this week to discuss Steven Spielberg's adventure classic, Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).  Join us as we discuss the film the kicked off the Indiana Jones franchise and what the film does cinematically to stand the test of time. Raiders of the Lost Ark is currently #66 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:44 Feature Presentation: 8:07 Ending Credits: 1:15:33 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2019
Turner Classic Movies Film Festival Announcement Ep. 53
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This is a special announcement episode to layout our special coverage of the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival (TCMFF).  We'll be producing daily episodes from April 15-18 covering all the movies we watched at the festival.  Listen to hear which films we'll be watching and discussing!  Also, take advantage of our April Patreon promotion: all current patrons and anyone who joins in April gets a handwritten, custom Classic Movie Musts postcard in the mail. Read more about our TCMFF coverage at patreon.com/classicmoviemusts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2019
Do the Right Thing (1989) Ep. 52
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In this episode we discuss Spike Lee's masterpiece, Do the Right Thing (1989), starring Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, and John Turturro. Do the Right Thing is currently #96 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Timestamps: Opening Credits 1:47 Feature Presentation: 6:26 Buzz from the Backlot: 21:58 Ending Credits: 24:18 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2019
Love Me Tonight (1932) Ep. 51
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In this episode we dance our way through Rouben Mamoulian's innovative early musical, Love Me Tonight (1932), starring Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, and Myrna Loy.  Tune-in to hear why this musical was so ahead of it's time, and represented a capstone to Paramount Studio's classical musical cycle. Timestamps: Opening Credits: 1:47 Feature Presentation: 4:19 Buzz from the Backlot: 21:22 End Credits: 25:43 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2019
The Last Picture Show (1971) Ep. 50 w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode we welcome back Ted Walch to discuss Peter Bogdanovich's coming of age drama, The Last Picture Show (1971), starring Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybil Shepherd, Ben Johnson, and Cloris Leachman. Timestamps: 1:37 Opening Credits 6:08 Feature Presentation 1:07:22 Final Segment Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2019
The Killing (1956) Ep. 49
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In this episode we breakdown one of Stanley Kubrick's early films, the noir influenced heist caper, The Killing (1956).  Starring Sterling Hayden and a great ensemble of supporters, this film represents an early experiment in non-linear storytelling, and is an all-time great heist film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2019
All That Jazz (1979) Ep. 48
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In this episode, we discuss sound design and editing in Bob Fosse's iconic musical, All That Jazz (1979), starring Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, and Ann Reinking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2019
The Set-Up (1949) Ep. 47 w/ special guest Raquel Stecher
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In this episode, Max welcomes Raquel Stecher from Out of the Past blog and Quelle Movies blog to discuss Robert Wise's noir boxing drama, The Set-Up (1949).  Starring Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter, this hybrid noir boxing drama is both compelling in its own right, as well as an inspiration for many Hollywood classics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2019
Gilda (1946) Ep. 46
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In this episode, we discuss a film suggested and selected by our Patreon community, Gilda (1946), directed by Charles Vidor and starring Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford.  Join us we breakdown the constant sexual tension in this film noir musical romance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2019
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) Ep. 45
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In this episode, we discuss Otto Preminger's courtroom drama, Anatomy of a Murder (1959), starring James Stewart, Lee Remick, and George C. Scott.  Join us as we examine the combination of objectivity and ambiguity that makes Preminger's film so gripping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2019
Rosemary's Baby (1968) Ep. 44
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In this episode, we discuss Roman Polanski's horror film, Rosemary's Baby (1968), starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, and Ruth Gordon.  We examine how Polanski transforms such a mundane world into a deeply disturbing reality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2019
Citizen Kane (1941) Ep. 43 w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode, Max welcomes back Ted Walch to tackle the Orson Welles masterpiece, Citizen Kane (1941). Starring Orson Welles himself, this film combines and layers cinematic technique with such deliberate sophistication that it is clearly one of the most important films of all-time. Citizen Kane is currently #1 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2019
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) Ep. 42 w/ special guest Myke Emal
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In this episode we welcome Myke Emal from the CineMusts Podcast to help breakdown the historical context and artistic excellence of The Manchurian Candidate (1962).  Starring Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, and Angela Lansbury, this is a timeless political thriller, filled with paranoia and deception.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2019
Red River (1948) Ep. 41
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In this episode we discuss Howard Hawks's Red River (1948), starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, and dissect the evolution of the male persona in postwar America, as well as a subverting of western genre myths. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2019
Sunset Boulevard (1950) Ep. 40
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In this episode we discuss Billy Wilder's infamous, Sunset Boulevard (1950), starring Gloria Swanson and William Holden, and breakdown Wilder's scathing criticism of Hollywood.   Sunset Boulevard is currently #12 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2019
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Ep. 39
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In this episode, we break down the swashbuckling adventure, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Claude Rains.  We discuss how director Michael Curtiz enhanced the excitement and tension of the film thanks to dynamic editing techniques that would influence Hollywood action movies for generations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2019
The Shining (1980) Ep. 38
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In this episode, we dissect the Stanley Kubrick horror classic, The Shining (1980), starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, and Danny Lloyd.  The Shining is a deceptively simple horror narrative that works largely beneath the surface to reveal psychological breakdown, and the collapse of the American family. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2018
It's A Wonderful Life (1946) Ep. 37
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In this episode, we discuss the holiday classic, It's A Wonderful Life (1946).  Directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, and Henry Travers, this film wrestles with themes of individual vs. community like only Capra can. It's A Wonderful Life is currently #20 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2018
Casablanca (1942) Ep. 36 w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode, we're joined again by Ted Walch to discuss a film of legendary stature, Casablanca (1942), starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, and Dooley Wilson.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2018
Cabaret (1972) Ep. 35
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In this episode, we discuss Bob Fosse's modernist film musical, Cabaret (1972), starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York, and Joel Grey.   Cabaret is currently #63 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2018
How Green Was My Valley (1941) Ep. 34
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During this episode, we discuss how John Ford uses cinematography, editing, and production design to evoke the power of memory in the family melodrama, How Green Was My Valley (1941), starring Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Donald Crisp, and Roddy McDowell.  Join us as we discuss the film that beat Citizen Kane to the Best Picture Oscar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2018
The Kid (1921) Ep. 33 w/ special guest Ted Walch
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In this episode, we're joined by teacher and film historian Ted Walch to discuss Charlie Chaplin's first feature length film, The Kid (1921), starring himself and Jackie Coogan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2018
The Wild Bunch (1969) Ep. 32
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In this episode, we discuss Sam Peckinpah's modernist western, The Wild Bunch (1969).  Surrounding a ruthless, violent group of outlaws, starring William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, and Robert Ryan, The Wild Bunch redefined violence in American movies. The Wild Bunch is currently #79 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2018
Pillow Talk (1959) Ep. 31
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In this episode, we're discussing the Doris Day, Rock Hudson romantic comedy, Pillow Talk (1959).  This influential film's success is reflective of equal parts innovation for the genre going forward and inspiration from the screwball comedy that came before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2018
A Star is Born (1954) Ep. 30
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In this episode, we dive into the musical drama A Star is Born (1954), directed by George Cukor and starring Judy Garland and James Mason.  We'll examine how this powerful film leverages Garland's performance and persona to devastating effect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2018
Psycho (1960) Ep. 29
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In this episode, we close out Alfred Hitchcock month with his legendary film Psycho (1960), starring Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins.  We discuss how Psycho represented the final undoing of Hitchcock's emblematic style, and acts as the ideal capstone to his storied career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2018
Rear Window (1954) Ep. 28
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In this episode we discuss the iconic Alfred Hitchcock thriller, Rear Window (1954), starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly.  We'll breakdown how Hitchcock ramped up the suspense by centering the film on an everyday scenario and we'll continue to examine the importance of romance and trust to Hitchcock's films.  Rear Window is currently #48 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2018
Notorious (1946) Ep. 27
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In this episode, we discuss Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious (1946).  Starring Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, and Claude Rains, this film is a trademark example of Hitchcock's ability to balance suspense, romance, and trust to tremendous effect.  Join us for this unforgettable film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2018
The 39 Steps (1935) Ep. 26
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In this episode, we kick off Alfred Hitchcock month on Classic Movie Musts with a look at Hitchcock's first undisputed masterpiece The 39 Steps (1935).  Starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll, this "wrong-man" thriller established Hitchcock's directorial style. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2018
Amadeus (1984) Ep. 25
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In this episode, we discuss Milos Foreman's Amadeus (1984), starring F. Murray Abraham and Tom Hulce. Despite having the pretensions of a biopic, Amadeus is really a subjective instrospection on the nature of genius.  Nominated for 11 Academy Awards, Amadeus is #53 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movie of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2018
Stage Door (1937) Ep. 24
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In this episode we breakdown the classic dramedy Stage Door (1937).  Directed by Gregory LaCava and starring Katherine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers, amongst many other familiar faces, this film is determined by its historical context.  We'll examine how this movie bends the conventions of the screwball comedy, balances comedy and cynicism surrounding the Great Depression, and skirts the Hollywood production code. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2018
The Long Goodbye (1973) Ep. 23
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This is part two of our look at the evolution of the film noir detective genre.  Today's episode will focus on the modernist film The Long Goodbye (1973), starring Elliott Gould, and examine how director Robert Altman exaggerates genre myths and conventions to appeal to a more analytical audience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2018
Murder, My Sweet (1944) Ep. 22
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This episode kicks off a two part look into the film noir detective mystery genre.  This week's episode will explore the classical myths, conventions, and iconography associated with this genre as seen in Murder, My Sweet (1944).  Murder, My Sweet was directed by Edward Dmytryk and stars Dick Powell and Claire Trevor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2018
Dr. Strangelove (1964) w/ Special Guest Ian Herrin Ep. 21
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In this episode, Max is joined by comedian Ian Herrin to discuss the Stanley Kubrick poltical satire, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.  Starring Peter Sellers in a triumverate of rolls, along with George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, and Slim Pickens, Dr. Strangelove perfectly captures Cold War fears and takes them to their extreme conclusion. Dr. Strangelove is #26 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2018
The African Queen (1951) Ep. 20
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In this episode, we go down river on The African Queen (1951).  Directed by John Huston, and starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn, this movie deftly balances adventure, romance, and comedy. The African Queen is #17 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2018
Malcolm X (1992) Ep. 19
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In this episode, we discuss the Spike Lee classic biopic, Malcolm X (1992).  Starring Denzel Washington, this movie foregrounds all the classical elements that define the biopic genre.  In doing so, it makes a controversial activist appealing to mainstream audiences.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2018
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) Ep. 18
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In this episode, we explore the film noir western, The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), starring Henry Fonda.  This movie is a haunting introspection on the nature of masculinity.  It's also a fascinating glimpse into the pschye of America on the eve of World War II.  This film beautifully and hauntingly combines the themes of the film noir and the icons of the western. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2018
Blade Runner (1982) Ep. 17
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In this episode, we discuss the science fiction classic, Blade Runner (1982).  Directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Harrison Ford, this film epitomizes the melding of science fiction, film noir, and cyberpunk.  What's more, this film does not appeal to mainstream scifi tendencies, making it all the richer for deep analysis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2018
The Court Jester (1955) Ep. 16
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In this episode, we delve into the musical/historical spectacle hybrid, The Court Jester (1955).  Directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, and starring Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone, and Angela Lansbury.  This film epitomizes an era of genre experimentation and lavish Hollywood spending. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2018
Taxi Driver (1976) Ep. 15
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts, we breakdown the iconic film Taxi Driver (1976). Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro and Cybil Shepard. The film also features Jodi Foster and Harvey Keitel. Taxi Driver is #47 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2018
It Happened One Night (1934) Ep. 14
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts, we discuss the original screwball comedy It Happened One Night (1934). Directed by Frank Capra and starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. It Happened One Night is #35 on AFI's Top 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2018
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Ep. 13
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts we break down the epic adventure Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Directed by David Lean and starring Peter O'Toole, the film also features Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, and Claude Rains. Lawrence of Arabia is #5 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2018
White Heat (1949) Ep. 12
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts we taken in the epic culmination of the classic gangster film, White Heat (1949). Directed by Raoul Walsh and featuring and iconic performance by Jame Cagney. White Heat is #4 on AFI's Top Gangster Films. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2018
Two For The Road (1967) Ep. 11
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts we discuss the Audrey Hepburn classic Two for the Road (1967).  Directed by Stanley Donen, the film also stars Albert Finney.  This movie must is an introspection on marriage and time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2018
All About Eve (1950) Ep. 10
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts we take on the classic drama All About Eve (1950), starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter. All About Eve is #16 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2018
Apocalypse Now (1979) Ep. 9
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts, special guest Ignacio Garat joins to discuss the Francis Ford Coppola Vietnam War epic, Apocalypse Now (1979). Apocalypse Now stars Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando. Apocalypse Now is #28 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2018
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) Ep. 8
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In this episode of classic movie musts we sing the praises of the classic musical Meet Me in St. Louis (1944).  Directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Judy Garland, this movies marks the ascendancy of the integrated movie musical. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2018
A Place in the Sun (1951) Ep. 7
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts we tackle the classic tragic romance, A Place in the Sun (1951). The film was directed by George Stevens and stars Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, and Shelley Winters. A Place in the Sun ranks #92 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2018
The Big Lebowski (1998) Ep. 6 w/ Special Guest David Zabriskie
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts, retired professional cyclist David Zabriskie joins to discuss the cult classic, The Big Lebowski (1998).  Directed by the Coen brothers and starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2018
Jaws (1975) Ep. 5
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts, we brave the Steven Spielberg horror classic, Jaws (1975). Jaws stars Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfus, and Robert Shaw. Jaws is #48 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2018
Stagecoach (1939) Ep. 4
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts we saddle up for the classic John Ford western Stagecoach (1939), the breakout film for John Wayne. Stagecoach is #63 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2018
Some Like it Hot (1959) Ep. 3
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts, we laugh our way through the comedy masterpiece Some Like It Hot (1959), starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. Some Like it Hot is #14 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2018
The Maltese Falcon (1941) Ep. 2
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In this epsiode of Classic Movie Musts, we wade into the murky waters of film noir with the Humphrey Bogart classic, The Maltese Falcon (1941). Join us as we examine what makes this such a seminal film. The Maltese Falcon is #23 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2018
Singin' in the Rain (1952) Ep. 1
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In this episode of Classic Movie Musts, we explore the iconic musical Singin' in the Rain (1952) and discuss what makes it an absolute movie must. Directed by Stanley Donen and starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds. Singin' in the Rain is #10 on AFI's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2018
Classic Movie Musts Trailer
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This is the trailer for the new weekly movie podcast, Classic Movie Musts.  Every episode will explore a different classic film and discuss what makes it a movie must.  New episodes post every Friday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2018