30something Movie Podcast

30something Movie Podcast

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

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Episode #386: ”I‘ve been rejected by death” | The Guyver (1991)

Dec. 8, 2021

An ancient race of aliens called the Zoanoids came to Earth and created humans in order to develop the ultimate weapon. That weapon is now here and someone is working to keep it out of the hands of the ZoaLord. When the Guyv…

Episode #385: ”Grown-up version of Bam-Bam” | Stone Cold (1991)

Dec. 6, 2021

This is the bonus episode that was promised if we hit 2,000+ followers on Twitter... and thank you to our listeners for making that happen! This one's for you! Joe has been suspended from the force for his excessive interpre…

Episode #384: ”You called a taxi?” | Night on Earth (1991)

Dec. 1, 2021

Five different cab drivers in five different cities from around the world experience some memorable passengers. Winona Ryder, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Giancarlo Esposito, and Roberto Benigni star in Night on Earth. Trailer: (War…

Episode #383: ”Can I miss her now?” | The Fisher King (1991)

Nov. 24, 2021

Jack was a successful shock jock until one flippant remark toward a caller set off events that would lead to the caller killing several people and himself at a restaurant. Now Jack is helping run a small video store with his…

Episode #382: ”Razzies of 1991”

Nov. 18, 2021

We hope you enjoy this special bonus episode as we wade through the thick sludge of Golden Raspberry nominated movies from the 1991 slate. Vanilla Ice finds love and fights gangsters. Bruce Willis gets to the DaVinci code be…

Favorite TV Shows of 1991: Patreon Exclusive Preview

Nov. 17, 2021

We dive into our favorite TV shows that were premiering, ending or just on the air in 1991. If you enjoy this short preview, please head over to 30podcast.com/donate to become a Patreon Co-Executive Producer of the show and …

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