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Welcome to Cult Classic Callback, the podcast about classic movies and TV that hosts Linsae and Aaron haven't seen, but their guests have. The question is, are their beloved shows still relevant? Find us on Twitter @CultClassicPod Find us on Instagram @CultClassicCallbackLinsae Find us on Facebook @CultClassicCallback Find more episodes at cultclassiccallback.com
 
Every Best Picture nominee of the 21st century. Join Mike and Brian as they reevaluate the films and Academy Awards of the past, talk trivia and top fives, and address the big question: "Would you keep or kick the Academy's picks for Best Picture?" All that and more on Best Picture This -- where it's always Oscar season!
 
Every week, it's fun and games and all-things-horror: Killer Interviews, Current Events, and Dirty-Little "behind the scenes” secrets of your favorite films. Exclusive interviews with actors, directors, super fans and anyone else we can get our hands on! Weekly contests, challenges and trivia give interactive listeners the chance to win "Horror Freak Of The Week" and get FREE GEAR and be invited to be a GUEST on future shows. All you Horror Freaks have to do is sit back and relax while you e ...
 
Take a journey down this colorfully appointed rabbit hole with your two hosts, Robbie and Tracy, as we delve deeper into some lesser known hidden gems of the world of animated film and TV. Part historical time-capsule, part improv, part critical review and also probably part were-wolf.
 
You know that obscure movie that your best friend loves and talks about constantly despite the fact that you have never seen it? Well it's time to watch THOSE movies. Chad Peter and Mark Heiliger are not just film fanatics but industry professionals. Every week they sit down and dive into a talkie that one of them is sharing with the other. The types of movies that stick with you regardless if its in a good way or not! The Hell With This is part of the Dragon Wagon Radio Podcast Network http ...
 
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Made on a shoestring budget, the debut feature from director/writer/actor Zach Braff connected with audiences in a profound way in 2004. But do its concerns ring as loudly almost two decades later? In this bonus episode, Mike and Brian take a fresh look at "Garden State," costarring Natalie Portman, whose character is often cited as a founding exam…
 
This week Sam is out sick and Brett fills in to discuss the 2001 sci-fi prison snake horror science movie Boa. You got your Dean Cain. You got your Mark Sheppard. You got martial problems. You got cold snakes and blind runway landings. You want some inter-corporation departmental conflict, you got it. You like your science debatable, we got you cov…
 
What was the best movie of 2002? In this miniseries finale episode, Mike and Brian recap the year that was, rank the Academy's picks for Best Picture, kick the ones that don't belong and discuss their personal top 5s. Plus, trivia, Golden Takes and a tribute to Dermot Mulroney. www.bestpicturethis.com Want to curate a future episode? BECOME A PATRO…
 
After making two ensemble-casted epics about disease and downward spirals ("Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia"), director Paul Thomas Anderson turned left. The result: a colorful, cosmic romance starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson, one which he describes as a story about "finding your music." In this episode, Mike and Brian explore PTA's career and b…
 
What makes a masterpiece? Mike is joined in studio this episode by special guest co-host Joey Santos (Ask Flagler), to break down director Martin Scorsese's 2002 American immigration-revenge-crime-history (phew) epic, "Gangs of New York," starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio, which earned a whopping 10 Academy Award nominations, includin…
 
Is horror the perfect genre for sneaking deep, adult themes into movies that feel light and popcorn-y? In this bonus episode, Mike and Brian revisit David Cronenberg's 1986 body horror classic, "The Fly," which was chosen by patron Chris from Tampa. They dive into the film's best moments, explore what (aside from the Oscar-winning make up) makes th…
 
Episode 24 - Isaac Vega Isaac Vega can be found on Twitter @IsaacOnEarth, on Instagram @isaaconearth, on the Kickstarter for Keystone: North America, and at Rose Gauntlet Entertainment. Find us on Twitter @CultClassicPod Find us on Instagram @CultClassicCallbackLinsae Find us on Facebook @CultClassicCallback Find more episodes at boardsalivepodcast…
 
The Oscars love Holocaust movies — so what does that tell us about how we consume historical dramas? Is it possible to separate the art from the artist? And how does violence/obscenity in movies dull — or sharpen — our life experience? Mike and Brian's conversation veers into unexpected places this episode, in exploring director Roman Polanski's "T…
 
We welcome Brett back on this episode. We dive into the world of APEs, unnecessary helicopter chases, breakfast beers, car accident fights, a KFC imposter, George Kennedy continuing to owe someone favors, green blood, a drive-in shootout, the longest horse chase ever filmed, and god so many other things. Brett watched the trailer and said he was go…
 
Do musicals have the power to spark intellectual revelations? Is that even their aim? Mike and Brian wrestle with the genre by exploring the impact of director Rob Marshall's debut, "Chicago," which won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2002 and stars Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones and John C. Reilly. They discuss the Oscar…
 
Director Sam Raimi, who launched his career with low-budget splatter horror films, brings a sense of campy enthusiasm to 2002's "Spider-Man," starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker. But does that style elevate or cheapen the film's comic book aesthetic? In this bonus episode, Mike and Brian dive into the movie's best moments, talk trivia and debate…
 
Episode 23 - Chris Michaud Chris Michaud can be found on Twitter @tableflipsyou and on Flip the Table. Find us on Twitter @CultClassicPod Find us on Instagram @CultClassicCallbackLinsae Find us on Facebook @CultClassicCallback Find more episodes at boardsalivepodcast.com/category/cult-classic-callback Theme song "Ghost Run" by Jean-Marc Giffin @Jea…
 
With a star-studded ensemble cast led by Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore, director Stephen Daldry's "The Hours" has a literary style and lofty ambitions. That combination led it to an Oscar nomination for Best Picture in 2002. In this episode, Mike and Brian are divided in discussing the film's impact and best moments. They talk triv…
 
Is "The Two Towers" even better "The Fellowship of the Ring"? Would the movie be stronger with less Gollum? And is every film in Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy a lock for its respective year's top 5? Mike and Brian tackle these questions and more in this episode, recorded in studio on Facebook Live, then get into trivia and play Ke…
 
Live-action reimaginings of animated Disney classics: yea or nay? Mike and Brian continue their summer series this week with Disney's live-action "Mulan." They dive into the history of the Chinese legend that inspired the story, Disney's recent run of live-action remakes, as well as the usual Best Moments, trivia and more. www.bestpicturethis.com W…
 
It’s never a good idea to go home again. Or in this case back into the woods where your sister disappeared on tape 20 years ago at the hands of a supernatural witch that was really good at her job. But you know, who needs common sense when you have creepy local racists, blurry cam footage, a bloodborne monster, space tents and one hell of a foot in…
 
Jim Carrey makes his return to the big screen (and to absurdist comedy) in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG (2020), directed by Jeff Fowler. But is his commitment to the role enough to keep this film afloat? In this Facebook Live bonus episode, Mike and Brian dive into Carrey's career in comedy and drama, talk trivia and pull out the Popcorn-O-Meter to measure e…
 
Director Paul Greengrass explores the power of storytelling in 2020's "News of the World" which, starring the great Tom Hanks, earned four Academy Award nominations. But what else can the Oscar-nomated western teach us about genre, truth and modern life in America? In this special bonus episode, broadcast live on Facebook and in partnership with th…
 
The premier episode of our Mainstream Monthly feature takes us deep into the Maryland woods on an adventure filled with shaky cameras, cigarette butts, stream crossings, and a genre establishing horror film. 20 years on does The Blair Witch Project hold up. We find out.By horror film, movie review, murders, podcast, do i like this podcast?, coeds, 1999, podcaster, Sam and Ian, maryland, duo, podcasting, lost in the woods, bmoives, camp, thriller, b movies, gore, podcasters of instagram, woods, lost, blair witch, film, the blair witch project, murder, comedy, bloody, do i like this, bwp, movie reviews, the woods, college, cinema, horror movie, thrasher, film review, shaky cam, spotify podcast, found footage, movie, horror, b movie
 
What was really the best movie of 2001? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences chose Ron Howard's "A Beautiful Mind." But how does that pick hold up 20 years later? In this miniseries finale, Mike and Brian re-rank the Academy's nominees for Best Picture, kick those that don't belong and build their own top 5 lists for the year in film. www.…
 
Episode 22 - Suzanne Sheldon Suzanne Sheldon can be found on Twitter @425suzanne and on The Dice Tower Podcast Find us on Twitter @CultClassicPod Find us on Instagram @CultClassicCallbackLinsae Find us on Facebook @CultClassicCallback Find more episodes at boardsalivepodcast.com/category/cult-classic-callback Theme song "Ghost Run" by Jean-Marc Gif…
 
How much truth do we need in movies that are "based off of a true story"? Director Ron Howard takes many liberties throughout "A Beautiful Mind," which took home the Academy Award for Best Picture. But is the movie better or worse because of those changes? Mike and Brian explore the film's best moments, compare Russell Crowe's performance to those …
 
What makes a cult classic? For director Richard Kelly's "Donnie Darko," starring a young Jake Gyllenhaal, it's its seamless mix of horror, comedy, sci-fi, philosophy, '80s pop music, religious subtext and an unwavering committment to Sparkle Motion. But how does all that ambition hold up on rewatch? In this episode, Mike and Brian dive into the mov…
 
Summers around the corner, so it was time to take Sam camping (apparently she never went to camp…WHAT!?!?). Time to get your bunk chanting in order, baseball taunts ready, work on your facial expressions, and try not to get left alone with the handsy cook (understatement of the year). Also show of your legs if you got them guys! And don’t forget to…
 
Can a fantasy epic really be one of the best pictures of the year? Peter Jackson gets started on his Lord of the Rings trilogy with "The Fellowship of the Ring," and Mike and Brian tackle the big themes — and some small, petty ones — in this episode, which was simulcast on Facebook Live. Visit bestpicturethis.com for past episodes and that all-impo…
 
Is Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) really an "avenging angel"? How are we supposed to feel about his climactic shootout? Is director Martin Scorsese trying to drive us crazy with saxophones?!? Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture in 1976, TAXI DRIVER is crammed full of enigmas, and in this special bonus episode, Mike and Brian dive headlo…
 
Made for just $1.9M, director Todd Field's "In the Bedroom" is by far the smallest-budget film in the Academy Award's 2001 slate for Best Picture. But, led by powerhouse performances from Tom Wilkinson and Sissy Spacek, its dramatic punch just might be most powerful. In this episode, Mike and Brian dive into the movie's best directing and writing m…
 
Great Scott! A special Facebook Live bonus episode! This is heavy! This week, Mike and Brian skateboard into the studio to talk about director Robert Zemeckis' 1985 time travel classic, "Back to the Future," starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. They get into trivia, debate the place of "popcorn" movies in cinema and smile wide for the cam…
 
If you like "Downtown Abbey," you'll love "Gosford Park" -- at least, you should, seeing as how the TV drama was originally conceived as a spinoff of Robert Altman's Academy Award-nominated film. In this episode, Mike and Brian dig into the 2001 Best Picture nominee, debate its thematic intentions and consider its place among the top films of 2001 …
 
This is the pod. In David Lynch's 2001 surrealist masterpiece, "Mulholland Drive," dream and reality collide. But is the result transcendent ... or just weird for weird's sake? In this special bonus episode, Mike and Brian explore the movie's many mysteries through their Questions Three, dive into trivia and critics' reviews, then gush over Naomi W…
 
Episode 21 - Andrew Phung Andrew Phung can be found on Twitter @AndrewPhung, on Instagram @AndrewPhung, and on Kim's Convenience. Find us on Twitter @CultClassicPod Find us on Instagram @CultClassicCallbackLinsae Find us on Facebook @CultClassicCallback Find more episodes at boardsalivepodcast.com/category/cult-classic-callback Theme song "Ghost Ru…
 
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