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Podcast with recommendations, commentary, and reviews of current and classic cinema. Established 2018.

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Podcast with recommendations, commentary, and reviews of current and classic cinema. Established 2018.

    Episode 49 - June 25, 2020

    Episode 49 - June 25, 2020

    Welcome!

    I ventured out to the movie theater last weekend and lived to tell! Kudos to Megaplex Theatres (www.megaplextheatres.com) for doing a really great job.

    My James Bond 007 viewing project continues! I highlight the best and worst of the films I've watched so far.

    Thanks for tuning in! More info on my blog at moviespastandpresent.com.

    • 35 min
    Episode 48 - June 18, 2020

    Episode 48 - June 18, 2020

    Happy Father's Day!

    Make sure to check out the free digital rentals currently available with outstanding feature films and documentaries about Blacks in America and the Black Lives Matter movement. I've been renting movies from Apple iTunes (https://apple.com/itunes) and Amazon Prime Video (https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/storefront/).

    Also, check out the new Spike Lee Joint DA 5 BLOODS now streaming on Netflix (https://www.netflix.com).

    I watched ARTEMIS FOWL on Disney+ (https://www.disneyplus.com) and lived to tell (it's a terrible film).

    It's Father's Day this Sunday in the U.S.A. and I pick 10 films about fathers to consider watching over the weekend.

    Stay safe out there!

    Thanks for listening. More info is on my blog at moviespastandpresent.com.

    • 28 min
    Episode 47 - June 4, 2020

    Episode 47 - June 4, 2020

    Welcome!

    #BlackLivesMatter
    Warner Bros. is making their 2019 drama JUST MERCY available to rent for free during the month of June via all major digital download/streaming provider (I rented it on Apple iTunes).

    The Criterion Channel (https://www.criterionchannel.com) is making some of their "Pioneers of African America Cinema" collection of films available to watch for free.

    Check out the Virtual Cinema options at Film at Lincoln Center (https://www.filmlinc.org).

    I'm having fun with my Turner Classic Movies "Must-See Sci-Fi" and James Bond 007 movie watching projects.

    More info on the blog at moviespastandpresent.com. Thanks again for tuning in!

    • 24 min
    Episode 46 - May 28, 2020

    Episode 46 - May 28, 2020

    Welcome!

    Some movie streaming options for you this week... HBO Max, Warner Media's new streaming service, launched this week. Also, make sure to check out the We Are One: A Global Film Festival on YouTube May 29-June 7 (YouTube.com/weareone).

    Lots of stuff to check out on Disney+, too, including two titles from the 20th Century Fox library--FANTASTIC MR. FOX (2009) and HELLO, DOLLY! (1969).

    Speaking of Disney+, I discuss 10 "comfort" films currently on the service that you might enjoy as we're still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Thanks for tuning in! More details are on the blog at moviespastandpresent.com.

    • 26 min
    Episode 45 - May 19, 2020

    Episode 45 - May 19, 2020

    Welcome!

    New on Video on Demand: SCOOB! (Warner Bros.)

    Craving a movie on the big screen? Check to see if any drive-ins are open in your area! The local drive-in has been opened in Salt Lake City where I live.

    Some other at-home movie options include a return of movies to network television for the next few weeks ("The Wonderful World of Disney" Wednesday nights on ABC and "Sunday Night at the Movies" on CBS.

    The AFI Movie Club is still going strong--a new movie movie recommendation every day. Check it out at afi.com/movieclub.

    TCM is having a Memorial Day Marathon of war movies during Memorial Day weekend. More at tcm.com

    Thanks for tuning in! More info on my blog at moviespastandpresent.com.

    • 23 min
    Episode 44 - May 1, 2020

    Episode 44 - May 1, 2020

    It's a Disney+ special on this week's podcast!

    New on Disney+ the first week of May:
    - THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987) - May 1
    - JOHN CARTER (2012) - May 2
    - STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (2019) - May 4 (aka Star Wars Day!)

    We also talk about 10 Academy Award-winning films playing on Disney+ that you might want to consider watching.

    Check out the Disney+ streaming service at www.disneyplus.com.

    More info on my blog at moviespastandpresent.com. Thanks for tuning in!

    • 34 min

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