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 #337: "It's A Living Thing" | Backdraft (1991)

Jan. 20, 2021

Steven and Brian are brothers, but they don't always get along. This would be pretty normal for bro…

Episode #336: "Go Back to Disneyland" | Double Impact (1991)

Jan. 13, 2021

Chad and Alex were separated as babies and grew up not knowing they each had a twin brother, but wh…

Episode #335: "The Rocka-Who??" | The Rocketeer (1991)

Jan. 6, 2021

Welcome to 1991! Our first episode rockets into your podcast app of choice as Cliff Secord finds a …

Episode #334: "Minds Were Evaporated" | Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

Dec. 25, 2020

There are two questions you always say "yes" to: When someone asks if you're a god, or if the hosts…

Episode #333: "I Love Being A Turtle!" | TMNT (1990)

Dec. 23, 2020

Ever wanted to see Leonard, Donatello, Michaelangelo and Raphael beat the crap out of a bunch of ev…

Episode #332: "Talk Hard" | Pump Up The Volume (1990)

Dec. 16, 2020

Mark Hunter moved away from everything he knew into a dysfunctional high school in the middle of no…

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