Shazam! (2019)

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Shazam! (2019)

A few hours after I saw Shazam!, a friend of mine asked me for my thoughts and I had to answer him honestly, “Well, it is half of a very good movie.”  But then I added, “I’m not entirely sure what the other half is supposed to be.”  I don’t think that I will be […]

| June 4, 2019
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American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017)

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American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017)

Oh, that word.  That strange, naughty, tantalizing word. If you were a kid growing up in the 70s or 80s – or basically any time between the end of World War II and the birth of the internet, “Playboy” was a word you didn’t dare utter.  It fit comfortably on the list of swear words […]

| June 3, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #100: Citizen Kane (1941)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #100: Citizen Kane (1941)

It’s our 100th episode! With Star Wars Month behind them, Doug and Jerry take a look at Orson Welles’s first film, and first masterpiece, Citizen Kane, regularly cited as the greatest film ever made. It’s Terrific! #citizenkane #podcast #movies @cinema @film @films @TCM @TCMParty#citizenkane #orsonwelles #rosebud #cinema #thethirdman #themagnificentambersons #film #ostron #touchofevil #art #sansimeon #california […]

| June 3, 2019
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Bowing Out: Tim Conway (1933-2019)

Bowing Out: Tim Conway (1933-2019)

Tim Conway, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 85, was one of the funniest people who ever lived, and I absolutely mean that.  He was a gifted physical comedian, on par with Chaplin, Keaton and The Three Stooges.  His comedy was effortless, unpredictable and explosively funny. It wouldn’t surprise me if the term […]

| May 15, 2019
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Bowing Out: Doris Day (1922-2019)

Bowing Out: Doris Day (1922-2019)

It is difficult to look at Doris Day’s three-foot smile and middle-American pretty face and reflect that here was a woman that was just as vilified as she was glorified.  There are millions who love her for her work in film, television and in her music career, but just as many who despise her for […]

| May 14, 2019
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The Revolted, Part 2: Showgirls (1995)

The Revolted, Part 2: Showgirls (1995)

Some things just don’t work out.  Sometimes the intention overrides the execution and what you come away with is a misstep that, if you’re lucky, you can easily get over.  When it comes to movies, sometimes the misfires come in gargantuan proportions.  Enter: The Revolted, a bi-weekly examination of big-budget, highly anticipated movies that, for […]

| May 13, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #97: The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #97: The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy

This episode, Jerry and Doug discuss Star Wars Month, the ever-dreaded Prequel Trilogy: Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Episode II: Attack of the Clones, and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Are they not so good? Yes. Are they to be as hated as they have become? No. Jerry and Doug try to walk on […]

| May 13, 2019
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Mini Ep. #5: The Legend of Peter Mayhew

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Mini Ep. #5: The Legend of Peter Mayhew

| May 8, 2019
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