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The best movies from around the world that don't exist and the people who don't exist that made them. Irreverent discussion, clips and interviews, hosted by the author of the Official Dictionary of Sarcasm, James Napoli, and the author of the LaLa Pettibone book series, Heidi Mastrogiovanni.

Movies Not Movies James Napoli, Heidi Mastrogiovanni

    • Comedy
    • 4.9, 10 Ratings

The best movies from around the world that don't exist and the people who don't exist that made them. Irreverent discussion, clips and interviews, hosted by the author of the Official Dictionary of Sarcasm, James Napoli, and the author of the LaLa Pettibone book series, Heidi Mastrogiovanni.

    Go Martian, Go!

    Go Martian, Go!

    In the Season One Finale, Heidi and James hang out on Planet Funny with the creative force behind a Martian who becomes a college sports hero. If you fail to be moved by this rousing spectacle, then you probably will fail at most other things. 

    • 28 min
    Before The Stench, When We Were Happy

    Before The Stench, When We Were Happy

    James and Heidi have a gas profiling this blast of a film. You'll hear about the wunderkind director who is not afraid to ask the universal romantic question: "How far would you be willing to go to sustain a relationship founded on chronic flatulence?" Get ready to explode with emotion.  

    • 26 min
    Raiders of the Lost Generation

    Raiders of the Lost Generation

    Heidi and James welcome the power couple (oh, wait, they hate being called a power couple--they are way too edgy and non-corporate for that) who made a movie about the man fighting to live on the last tiny speck of undeveloped land in the world. Again, our guests are totally non-corporate. Really. You'll see. 

    • 22 min
    Cops in Lofts

    Cops in Lofts

    James and Heidi welcome Jake Guylenhall and Reese Witherfork to discuss the hottest topic in crime movies today: why so many movie cops live in lofts. Listeners will not fail to be moved by the exclusive movie clips in this episode, which feature a cop--and others--in a loft. 

    • 22 min
    The Shark Whisperer

    The Shark Whisperer

    Heidi and James go deep for a profile of this boundary-busting family film from Dalt Wisney studios. A certain "Benecio" is among the in-studio guests who take us behind the scenes at a movie about the unsung heroes of the ocean. Sharks. Oh, and Shark Whisperers, too, sure. 

    • 20 min
    Oh!

    Oh!

    James and Heidi welcome their most challenging movie yet! Wherein the protagonist only ever says one word: "Oh!"  You know, like the mobsters in movies when they throw up their hands in utter disbelief at something untoward that just happened. Listen to this one, or...fuhgettaboutit! 

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Autumn_Kat ,

Like happy hour with witty, film-loving friends

Movies Not Movies is such a unique and entertaining podcast. Heidi and James contrast each other beautifully and every episode has thoughtful and laugh-out-loud, "OMG" moments. Listening feels like hanging out with two of your funniest, film-loving friends over happy hour. Never dull, always uplifting and well worth listening to!

MP 2019 ,

A Comedy Jem!!!

Awesome. Binged it and laughed my way through the episodes!!

NancyOD ,

funny and irreverant

If you love movies and Hollywood [or have a love/hate relationship with the latter], you'll enjoy this witty, irreverent take on the movie biz.

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