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 #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 …

Episode #381: ”Couldn‘t get much higher” | The Doors (1991)

Nov. 17, 2021

Jim Morrison was a deeply spiritual and creative artist, but plagued by addiction to drugs and alcohol. Oliver Stone's take on the rise and fall of the band focuses on how Jim's destructive behaviors alienated everyone aroun…

Episode #380: ”Baby Steps” | What About Bob? (1991)

Nov. 10, 2021

Bob Wiley is a great guy... he just doesn't do well around others. Or going outside. Or doing anything that involves risk. But now he's got Dr. Leo Marvin, a renowned therapist whose new book — Baby Steps — might just be wha…

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