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 #422: ”Be A Beacon??” | Sneakers (1992)

Aug. 3, 2022

Martin is a hacker who leads a group of ragtag computer geeks specializing in identifying companies' cyber vulnerabilities. When they are approached by two supposed NSA agents to help steal a top secret decoder, they discove…

Episode #421: ”We’re not dog people” | Beethoven (1992)

July 27, 2022

George isn't a dog person. Sometimes he might not even be a people person. But now he doesn't have a choice since his family pressured him to take in Beethoven, a massive slobbery dog. He'll change his mind, though, once he …

Episode #420: ”Quack! Quack! Quack!” | The Mighty Ducks (1992)

July 20, 2022

Gordon Bombay is a hotshot lawyer with a chip on his shoulder. Now he has to be of service to the public... by coaching a pee-wee hockey team. Not only that, but he's coaching against his former hockey coach. Can Gordon keep…

Razzies of 1992: Patreon Exclusive Preview

July 16, 2022

Pat and John slosh through the "worst" of 1992, which includes the worst WW2 spies ever, the worst psychologist ever, and a terribly awkward first contact with the natives. At the very least you'll learn a little bit about p…

Episode #419: ”Wake Up and Apologize” | Reservoir Dogs (1992)

July 13, 2022

Make sure you learn your colors: White, Orange, Blonde, Pink, Blue, Brown... this is likely one of the bloodiest episodes of Sesame Street ever. But one of these things is not like the others and may be an undercover cop. Ha…

Episode #418: ”Mistletoe can be deadly if you eat it” | Batman Returns (1992)

July 6, 2022

Max Shreck is a wealthy businessman trying to corner the market on Gotham's power supply who is suddenly presented with a wonderful opportunity: use the crass but devious "Penguin" as his own puppet in the mayoral election. …

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