043 – Always Be Clausing

Get into the Christmas (and Hanukkah!) spirit with Scott and Marty! Core Connections: Santa Claus (1898, Dir. George Albert Smith) Miracle on 34th Street (1947, Dir. George Seaton) Ernest Saves Christmas (1988, Dir. John R. Cherry III) The Hebrew Hammer (2003, Dir. Jonathan Kesselman) Connective Cameos: Car Wash Plan 9 From Outer Space Scarface Blazing…

040 – Catch Me If You Kahn

Scott and Marty skip a groove again, but end up landing comfortably on Madeline Kahn, the Teutonic Tit-willow.  Core Connections: Paper Moon (1973, Dir. Peter Bogdanovich)Blazing Saddles (1974, Dir. Mel Brooks)The Muppet Movie (1979, Dir. James Frawley) Connective Cameos:ClueNixonJudy BerlinMidnight RunSilver StreakThe Darjeeling Ltd.Leon: The ProfessionalRain ManThe Last Picture ShowNational Lampoon’s VacationThe GriftersDr. Strangelove, or…

038 – The Mark of Caine

You don’t have to be an expert sleuth to find three excellent films featuring Sir Michael Caine. Even Scott and Marty could do it! Core Connections:Sleuth (1972, Dir. Joseph P. Mankewicz)Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988, Dir. Frank Oz)Youth (2015, Dir. Paolo Sorrentino)  Connective Cameos:Austin Powers in GoldmemberAlfieEvil Under the SunThe GodfatherPsychoGet CarterA Hard Day’s NightRuthless PeopleMy…