30something Movie Podcast

30something Movie Podcast

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

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441: ”The Tramp can’t talk” | Chaplin (1992)

Nov. 23, 2022

Charlie left his humble beginnings in London to make it big in America... and he definitely made it. Chaplin tells the story of one of the most influential filmmakers in early Hollywood. Robert Downey Jr, Kevin Kline, Dan Ay…

440: ”The Duck of Death” | Unforgiven (1992)

Nov. 16, 2022

William Munny struggles to provide for his children after his wife died. Now a drifter has offered him the chance to kill for money -- and killing was the only thing he was ever good at.  Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, and …

439: ”By any means necessary” | Malcolm X (1992)

Nov. 9, 2022

It would seem that life would end when a man went to prison, but for Malcolm Little it was a wake-up call. While incarcerated, he learned about the tenets of Islam and became a member of the Black Nationalist group, the Nati…

438: ”I’m the FBI... Full-Blooded Indian” | Thunderheart (1992)

Nov. 3, 2022

A young FBI agent is assigned to work a murder investigation on a Sioux reservation, just because he happens to have some Native American ancestry. He's caught between two worlds: his job as an FBI investigator and a communi…

437: ”Even when you win, you lose” | Alien³ (1992)

Oct. 31, 2022

3 times the suspense. 3 times the danger. 3 times the terror. The guys welcome Patreon Co-Executive Producer, Rob Perry, as he sits down with us to review possibly the most controversial entry in the Alien franchise. Sigourn…

436: ”I Said the Words!” | Army of Darkness (1992)

Oct. 26, 2022

Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This... is our PODCAST... on Army of Darkness. Patreon Co-Executive Producer, Rob Perry, was our guest. The show retails for free and can be found in the Film Histor…

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