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Million Dollar Movies

May 30, 2018

Bob and Dan discuss Freaks (1932), a film that takes a behind-the-scenes look at a traveling circus/freak show. It's the movie that defined the 60s (even though it came out in the 30s). Other topics discussed: the code of Millennials, separating art from artists, and - can you believe we went there? - the Nazis.

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May 23, 2018

Bob and Dan talk with screenwriter Nelson Greaves about Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957), a film about a team of scientists who attempt to rescue other scientists from a mysterious island inhabited by giant crabs. It gets weirder from there. Topics discussed: camp, the hive mind, the double feature, what belongs...


May 16, 2018

Bob and Dan discuss Across 110th Street (1972), a gritty film about the Italian mafia picking a fight with the black mafia in Harlem over a robbery committed by a few amateur criminals. Topics discussed: the old New York City, progressive movies versus blaxploitation, clich├ęs, and buddy cop movies. Take a listen!

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May 9, 2018

Bob and Dan are very excited to welcome their first guest on the podcast: screenwriter Hannah Schneider! Hannah chose the movie this week: The Lady Eve (1941), a screwball comedy about a rich idiot returning from the Amazon on a cruise ship, and falling in love with a woman attempting to con him out of his money via a...


May 2, 2018

Today on the show, Bob and Dan discuss The Day After Tomorrow (2004), a movie about humans getting their comeuppance for man-made Climate Change. Other topics discussed: Bush/Cheney, propaganda vs. the truth, the end of the world, dogs, the movie 2012, and -you guessed it- the Nazis. It's a fun one!

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