30something Movie Podcast

30something Movie Podcast

A group of friends discuss movies that have reached their 30th anniversary this year.

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Singin’ in the Rain: Patreon Exclusive Preview

May 14, 2022

Lockwood and Lamont are stars of the silent screen, but when sound makes its debut, they have to evolve or die... but audiences might just die when they hear what Lina Lamont actually sounds like! Enjoy this preview of our s…

Episode #409: ”Extry, extry!” | Newsies (1992)

May 11, 2022

Jack Kelly befriends two newcomers to his trade, brothers David and Les Jacobs. When publisher Joseph Pulitzer sets new rules that make it harder for the young newspaper salesmen to make a buck, the boys go on strike. If you…

Episode #408: ”Love Rhombus” | Noises Off (1992)

May 4, 2022

Hired to helm an Americanized take on a British play, director Lloyd Fellowes does his best to control an eccentric group of stage actors. It doesn't go well. Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, John Ritter, and Carol Burnett …

Episode #407: ”Earlobes are a girl’s best friend” | Universal Soldier (1992)

April 27, 2022

It might be a Terminator knock-off, but that doesn't mean this isn't the most fun "guy gets killed in Vietnam and returns to life decades later as part of a secret government super-soldier program... guy meets girl... guy ha…

Episode #406: ”Did you order the Code Red?” | A Few Good Men (1992)

April 20, 2022

No, it's not an ad for Mountain Dew... it's the JAG courtroom drama where Maverick upstages G.I. Jane and gets Col. Jessup to scream at him. You might join us as we weep for Santiago. Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson s…

High Noon: Patreon Exclusive Preview

April 16, 2022

The Clash and Gary Cooper both have the same question on their mind: "Should I stay or should I go?" Enjoy this preview of our special episode on the 1952 classic High Noon, available in full to our Patreon "Co-Executive Pro…

About the Hosts

John Reid

Host

What three movies would be the best to give someone an idea of your cinematic tastes?
1. Star Wars
2. Fight Club
3. Amadeus

What’s your favorite way to spend a day off?
Hanging with the family... doesn't matter what or where!

What's one thing that can instantly make your day better?
Getting to go see a movie in a theater and enjoying a big tub of buttered popcorn.

Two-parter:
Superman or Batman? SUPERMAN
Tony Stark or Steve Rogers? STEVE ROGERS

What director has had the biggest impact on you?
Steven Spielberg... the sheer volume of beloved movies from my childhood that he directed make this a no-brainer.

Share a movie that you enjoy but feel like not enough people know about.
One we did earlier on in the podcast... The Name of the Rose. It's a great medieval Sherlock Holmes-style mystery with Sean Connery and Christian Slater.

Patrick Cantagallo

Co-host

What three movies best summarize your cinematic tastes?
- The Great Escape
- Jaws
- Skyfall

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?
- Early (before dawn) long run, then with the family — on, by, or in the water

What is one thing that can instantly make your day better?
- Motorcycle ride

Two-parter:
1) Superman or Batman?
- Batman

2) Tony Stark or Steve Rogers?
- Logan

What director has had the biggest impact on you?
- John Williams. (Seriously, I think any of the directors that collaborated with him.)

Share a movie that you enjoy but feel like not enough people know about:
- The World's Fastest Indian

Jeff Mazzuca

Co-host

What three movies would be the best to give someone an idea of your cinematic tastes?
** Right off the bat, I’d like to say that in keeping with tradition and lists on this podcast, I’m going to add extra “spaces”.
- Casablanca
- Jaws
- E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
- Who Framed Roger Rabbit
- Jurassic Park

What’s your favorite way to spend a day off?
- With two little ones at home, “days off” are very difficult to come by. However, I’m always down to watch a movie or binge some TV shows.

What's one thing that can instantly make your day better?
- When my sons smile at me when they first see me.

Two-parter:
1) Superman or Batman?
- Superman

2) Tony Stark or Steve Rogers?
- Steve Rogers

What director has had the biggest impact on you?
- Steven Spielberg

Share a movie that you enjoy but feel like not enough people know about.
- Swingers (1996); dir. Doug Liman
- Noises off (1992); dir. Peter Bogdanovich
- Murder By Death (1976); dir. Robert Moore

Bo Warmbold

Co-host

Dennis Matuch

Co-host