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025 – The M Casa Patsy Blanca

Glavin! In a classic-crammed episode, Marty and Scott trace the weird career of career weirdo, Peter Lorre. Core Connections: M (1931, Dir. Fritz Lang) Casablanca (1942, Dir. Michael Curtiz) The Patsy (1964, Dir. Jerry Lewis) Connective Cameos: Batman Returns The Grand Illusion O Z Q Citizen Kane Star Wars Jaws Birth of a Nation The Story of Mankind Goodfellas Nosferatu Dracula Play It Again, Sam 1941 How I Won the War Cleopatra Anatomy of a Murder The Grand Illusion Catch-22 The Bellboy Arsenic and Old Lace The Obscure Object of Desire Lady Sings the Blues One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s…

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024 – Big Bad Panic in the Easy Lieutenant Streets: Port of Call New Orleans

In this episode, itinerant cinephiles Marty and Scott invite you to join them on a triptych of trips to New Orleans! Core Connections: Panic in the Streets (1950, Dir. Elia Kazan) The Big Easy The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Connective Cameos: The General A Streetcar Named Desire The Bad Sleep Well Spaceballs Batman Batman Returns City Slickers Shane The Wizard of Oz The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes Beverly Hills Cop The Buddy Holly Story Great Balls of Fire! Broadcast News Nashville Silver Streak Rain Man Bad Lieutenant The Shape of Water Take Shelter One Flew Over the…

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023 – The Stunt Computer Man Wore Space Tennis Balls

Marty and Scott scrutinize the career of Dick Warlock, Hollywood’s coolest (and coolest named) stunt double. Core Connections: The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969, Dir. Robert Butler) The Stunt Man (1980, Dir. Richard Rush) Spaceballs (1986, Dir. Mel Brooks) Connective Cameos: Terminator 2: Judgement Day Escape From New York The Absent-Minded Professor North by Northwest It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World The Story of Mankind The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995, Dir. Peyton Reed) Tron Tron: Legacy Lassie 48 Hours Beverly Hills Cop Lethal Weapon Freebie and the Bean Color of Night The Godfather Nashville Night of the Hunter…

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022 – A Serious Man (1917-1984)

Scott and Marty turn their red, unfocused eyes towards Roger Deakins, one of the greatest living cinematographers. Directors of photography? Whatever. Core Connections: 1984 (1984, Dir. Michael Radford) A Serious Man (2009, Dir. Joel and Ethan Coen) 1917 (2019, Dir. Sam Mendes) Connective Cameos: Citizen Kane The Big Lebowski Brazil Pink Floyd’s The Wall Snowpiercer Logan’s Run The Comedians Westworld V for Vendetta Alien Melancholia King Ralph Splash Max Headroom Barton Fink The Hudsucker Proxy Fargo Call Me By Your Name Burn After Reading Raising Arizona Crimes and Misdemeanors Throw Momma From the Train Spaceballs Lady Sings the Blues Hedwig…

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021 – Snow Mama From the General TrainPiercer

After noticing the prevalence of train films in the omniverse, Marty and Scott go full steam ahead on three loco-motion pictures. Core Connections: The General (1926, Dir. Clyde Bruckman) Throw Momma From the Train (1987, Dir. Danny DeVito) SnowPiercer (2013, Dir. Bong Joon Ho) Connective Cameos: Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World  How I Won the War The Fugitive Strangers on a Train War of the Roses Death to Smoochy The Goonies One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Batman Returns The Addams Family Catch-22 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Broadcast News…

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020 – Dark BroadKiss of the Spider City News

Scott and Marty hopscotch through the variegated career of American actor William Hurt (1950-2022). Core Connections: The Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985, Dir. Hector Babenco) Broadcast News (1987, Dir. James L. Brooks) Dark City (1998, Dir. Alex Proyas) Connective Cameos: Body Heat The Big Chill The Panic in Needle Park Addams Family Values Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Short Circuit True Lies The Shawshank Redemption Moon Over Parador As Good As It Gets Raising Arizona Network All the President’s Men The Tree of Life One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Being John Malkovich Rocky Nosferatu Batman Begins The…

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018 – Give My Life to How I Won the Magic Brian Christian War on Broad Street

Cinephiles Scott and Marty welcome fellow Fab Four fanatic A.J. Richardson for a super-sized tour through the Beatles’ solo film careers.  Core Connections: How I Won the War (1967, Dir. Richard Lester) The Magic Christian (1969, Dir. Joseph McGrath) Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979, Dir. Terry Jones) Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984, Dir. Peter Webb) Join the conversation on our Slack and Slash Pod Discord server!

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017 – The Last Evil Under a Hard Sun’s Night in Soho

Enter a vertiginous labyrinth of interconnected films, as Scott and Marty pay tribute to Dame Maggie Smith and Margaret Nolan in a devilishly fun fashion. Core Connections: Evil Under the Sun (1982, Dir. Guy Hamilton) Last Night in Soho (2021, Dir. Edgar Wright) A Hard Day’s Night (1963, Dir. Richard Lester) Connective Cameos: North by Northwest Goldfinger Diamonds are Forever Live and Let Die The Man With the Golden Gun Knives Out Sleuth Rashomon Spartacus The Comedians Logan’s Run Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery The Great Muppet Caper Repulsion Old Boy Doctor Zhivago Mulholland Drive Vertigo Zoolander Midnight in…

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016 – The North Darjeeling Crimes and Northwest Misdemeanors Ltd.

Join Marty and Scott in a wacky universe of symmetry and kitsch, where all the movies tell one story, and that story is… elaborate. Core Connections: The Darjeeling Limited (2007, Dir. Wes Anderson) Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989, Dir. Woody Allen) North by Northwest (1959, Dir. Alfred Hitchcock) Connective Cameos: Scott Pilgrim vs The World The Tree of Life The Addams Family Addams Family Values Bottle Rocket Fantastic Mr. Fox Scarface Annie Hall Virgin Spring Persona Through a Glass Darkly The Tenant One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Frances Prizzi’s Honor Pork Chop Hill Rosemary’s Baby Manhattan The Sweet Smell of…

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