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046 – The Lloyd Moves in Mysterious Ways

Great Scott! Christopher Lloyd gets the omniverse treatment. Plus, Box Office Gold and Box Office Poison! Aaaaugh! Sorry about the audio quality in this one.  Core Connections: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1989, Dir. Robert Zemeckis) Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead (1995, Dir. Gary Fleder) Nobody (2021, Dir. Ilya Naishuller) Connective Cameos: Batman Returns One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Back to the Future Addams Family Values Romancing the Stone Forrest Gump Space Jam Chinatown It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World It Super Mario Bros. Brazil The Empire Strikes Back Return of the Jedi Evil Under the…

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045 – Livin’ DeVito Loca

His hairless pate has been a touchstone in Hollywood cinema for as long as Scott and Marty can recall. It’s time to walk a mile in the shoes of Danny DeVito. Core Connections: Lady Liberty aka La Mortadella (1972, Dir. Mario Monicelli) Ruthless People (1986, Dir. Abrahams, Zucker, and Zucker) The Comedian (2016, Dir. Taylor Hackford) Connective Cameos: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Batman Returns Throw Momma From the Train The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly The Visitor, aka Stridulum The Terminal The Ratings Game Head Office Twins Airplane! Top Secret Kentucky Fried Movie The Wedding Singer Raising…

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044 – Let’s Face the Music and Lance

Scott and Marty get acquainted with “that guy from that thing,” aka Lance Henriksen. You know who we’re talking about! Core Connections: Network (1976, Dir. Sidney Lumet) Aliens (1985, Dir. James Cameron) Modigliani (2004, Dir. Mick Davis) Connective Cameos: The Terminator Near Dark The Visitor, aka Stridulum The Right Stuff Dr. Strangelove, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb Catch-22 Broadcast News Don’t Look Up Silver Streak The Big Easy Nashville Bridge on the River Kwai Across 110th Street Jaws Star Wars Alien Iron Man The Expendables Alien3 Repo Man Midnight Run Midnight in Paris Better…

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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 Saddles The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat  A Trip to the Moon The Wizard of Oz A Day at the Races The Patsy Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Blazing Saddles North by Northwest The Computer Wore Tennis…

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042 – We’ll Always Have Paris

Scott loves Paris, so Marty agrees to follow him to the City of Lights, where it turns out several decades’ worth of weirdoes lie in wait. Core Connections: L’Atalante (1934, Dir. Jean Vigo) Band of Outsiders (1964, Dir. Jean-Luc Godard) Holy Motors (2012, Dir. Leos Carax) Connective Cameos: The Lavender Hill Mob 12 Angry Men On the Waterfront The City of Lost Children Alien: Resurrection Shoot the Piano Player Pierrot le Fou Cleo from 5 to 7 A Hard Day’s Night Jules et Jim Amélie In Bruges Inland Empire Tusk Yoga Hosers Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Training…

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041 – Three Pints of Guinness

Madness. MADNESS! Join Scott and Marty on a rollicking ride through Ealing, up the river, and into the Castle with the Old (Jedi) Knight himself, Sir Alec. Core Connections: The Lavender Hill Mob (1951, Dir. Charles Crichton) Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, Dir. David Lean) Kafka (1991, Dir. Steven Soderbergh) Connective Cameos: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi The Ladykillers Kind Hearts and Coronets A Fish Called Wanda Breakfast at Tiffany’s A Hard Day’s Night The Magic Christian Jaws Dr. Strangelove, or…

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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 How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the BombAirplane!The GunfighterThe Towering InfernoDjango UnchainedMinionsMuppet Treasure IslandThe Muppet Christmas CarolThe Great Muppet CaperE.T.: The Extra-TerrestrialHoward the DuckEmmet Otter’s Jug Band ChristmasSpaceballsBy the SeaIt’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad WorldPlan 9 From Outer SpaceScarfaceThe Man Who Shot…

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039 – Give My Regards to Broadbent

Scott and Marty use a wide lens to capture a Broad bent in three of Sir Jim’s finest film outings. (NOTE: In 2002, Jim Broadbent actually declined a knighthood. But he’ll always be “Sir” in our hearts!) Core Connections: Bullets Over Broadway (1994, Dir. Woody Allen) Brooklyn (2015, Dir. John Crowley) Brazil (1985, Dir. Terry Gilliam) Connective Cameos: Paddington Hot Fuzz Bridget Jones’s Diary Richard III Time Bandits Goodfellas Broadway Danny Rose Young Frankenstein A Serious Man Mighty Aphrodite Blue Jasmine Hannah and Her Sisters Blow-Up Crooklyn Star Wars: The Last Jedi Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Ex Machina…

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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 Cousin VinnyBedtime StoryReturn of the JediBroadcast NewsGoodfellasThe Three AmigosThe JerkDead Men Don’t Wear PlaidThe Spanish PrisonerNashvilleCrimes and MisdemeanorsPower of the DogThe Addams FamilyAddams Family ValuesCasablancaThe PianoIntoleranceSliding DoorsBad LieutenantPulp FictionZuluMarathon ManThe Constant GardenerA Mighty WindOne Flew Over the Cuckoo’s NestIt’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad WorldBeing…

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037 – Viva Tiffany’s: A Breakfast of Terrors

Guest star and Hep-Cat Danielle Paradis leads feckless call-boys Marty and Scott on a romp through the beloved 60s (dark?) comedy Breakfast at Tiffany’s and… two other… things. Core Connections: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961, Dir. Blake Edwards)Viva Zapata! (1952, Dir. Elia Kazan)A Comedy of Terrors (1963, Dir. Jacques Tourneur) Connective Cameos: Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryThe GraduateWest Side StoryTouch of EvilA Streetcar Named DesireCheThe GodfatherThe PatsyRhubarbThe Story of MankindMCasablancaJaws 3DI Am LegendThe Last Man on EarthThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingAcross 110th StreetWhen Harry Met SallyA Star is BornForrest GumpA Mighty WindThe Emoji Movie  Linked…

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