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Zach & Matt talk about the things they love the most. An unpredictable journey through pop culture.

Zach & Matt


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    The Shawshank Redemption

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 133:25


    A man wrongfully imprisoned for murder forms a bond with another convict over many years, finding solace and eventually redemption while learning to hang onto hope. Written and directed by Frank Darabont. Based on the novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King. Starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No recommendations!


    Clueless

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 108:38


    A beautiful, popular and rich high school student learns to be not quite so shallow and superficial while she befriends a new student, plays matchmaker and finds an unlikely love of her own. Written and directed by Amy Heckerling. Loosely based on the novel Emma by Jane Austen. Starring Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy and Paul Rudd. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Spencer (Now in theaters)


    You Were Never Really Here (Listener Request #20)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 83:10

    A traumatized veteran works as a mercenary to track down missing and abducted girls. Written and directed by Lynne Ramsay. Based on the novella of the same name by Jonathan Ames. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts and Ekaterina Samsonov.  Listener Request courtesy of Lewis. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The French Dispatch (Now in theaters) Scenes from a Marriage (2021) [HBO Max]

    GIVE US A SECOND, episode 44: Our Favorite Episodes of Seinfeld, vol. 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 72:29

    It's a podcast about nothing.   FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch [REVISITED]

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 122:16

    A grieving young woman and a boozy, womanizing doctor uncover a sinister plot involving Halloween masks, androids and Stonehenge. Written and directed by Tommy Lee Wallace. Starring Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin and Dan O'Herlihy. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: At the end of the episode, we review the new film HALLOWEEN KILLS (Peacock and in theaters).  

    Hereditary

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 129:03


    A grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences beyond their control and comprehension. Written and directed by Ari Aster. Starring Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro and Gabriel Byrne. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No recommendations this week!


    The Evil Dead (1981)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 87:08

    Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods where they unwittingly conjure up some ancient, flesh-possessing demons. Written and directed by Sam Raimi. Starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker and Theresa Tilly.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Trick 'r Treat (HBO Max) Ouija: Origin of Evil (HBO Max)

    Sleepaway Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 86:49

    A shy, traumatized young girl, along with her cousin, is sent to summer camp for the first time and pretty soon, anyone that messes with her ends up dead. Written and directed by Robert Hiltzik. Starring Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields and Christopher Collet. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No recommendations this week!

    GIVE US A SECOND, episode 43: The Friday the 13th Franchise

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 73:34

    It's a special slasher treat!  We discuss all things Jason Vorhees and Friday the 13th, touching on each entry in the series and then each eventually giving our rankings. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean

    The Conjuring

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 110:03

    In 1971, famed paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a malevolent presence in their Rhode Island farmhouse. Directed by James Wan. Written by Chad and Carey W. Hayes. Starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Titane (Now in theaters) Till Death (Netflix)

    Carrie (1976)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 112:15


    A shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, fanatically religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. Directed by Brian De Palma. Screenplay by Lawrence D. Cohen. Based on the novel by Stephen King. Starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen and Betty Buckley.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The Many Saints of Newark (HBO Max)


    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (Listener Request #19)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 96:51


    A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. Directed by Robert Aldrich. The screenplay was written by Lukas Heller, based on the novel of the same name by Henry Farrell. Starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Listener Request courtesy of Karen. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No recommendations this week!


    Total Recall (1990) [Listener Request #18]

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 101:54


    In the year 2084, a seemingly ordinary construction worker cannot shake his obsession with Mars and it ultimately leads him to discover that the life he knows is a lie. Or maybe it's all a dream. Directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon and Gary Goldman. Inspired by the short story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" by Philip K. Dick. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin & Ronny Cox. Listener Request courtesy of Theodore FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No recommendations this week!


    Uncut Gems

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 125:58

    With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive. Directed by Benny & Josh Safdie. Written by the Safdies & Ronald Bronstein.  Starring Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel, LaKeith Stanfield, Kevin Garnett and Eric Bogosian.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Contempt (Criterion Channel, Streaming Rental) Naked and Afraid of Love (Discovery+)

    Speed (Listener Request #17)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 99:06

    A young police officer must prevent a bomb from exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph. Directed by Jan de Bont. Written by Graham Yost. Starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock and Dennis Hopper.  Listener Request courtesy of Jade. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (Streaming Rental) Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)

    GIVE US A SECOND, episode 42: Woodstock '99: Peace, Love and Rage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 46:46

    ATTENTION: WE ARE TAKING SOME TIME OFF. WE WILL RETURN LABOR DAY WEEK, SO HANG TIGHT! THANKS FOR LISTENING! We discuss the recent HBO Documentary about one of the more embarrassing moments in American pop culture history. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean

    Field of Dreams

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 100:19

    A farmer from Iowa is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Directed by Phil Alden Robinson. Screenplay by Robinson, based on the novel "Shoeless Joe" by W.P. Kinsella. Starring Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Amy Madigan and Ray Liotta.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No Recommendations this week!

    Eddie and the Cruisers (Listener Request #16)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 104:02

    A television newswoman stirs up the past when she picks up the story of a 60s rock n' roll frontman who was presumed dead but may still be alive, all while searching for the missing tapes of the band's unreleased second album. Directed by Martin Davidson. Screenplay by Davidson and Arlene Davidson. Based on the novel by P.F. Kluge. Starring Tom Berenger, Michael Parè, Joe Pantoliano, Matthew Laurance, Helen Schneider and Ellen Barkin.  Listener request courtesy of Ryan. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The White Lotus (HBO Max) Eyes of Laura Mars (Criterion Channel)

    Widows

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 120:41

    Four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms. Directed by Steve McQueen. Screenplay by McQueen & Gillian Flynn. Based on the television series of the same name written by Lynda La Plante. Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Cynthia Erivo and Robert Duvall.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean

    Wonder Boys [REVISITED]

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 117:46


    We're giving one of our favorites another go! It's the REVISITED series! An English professor juggles his crumbling marriage, his affair, his editor who is after a long overdue second novel, a student infatuated with him and a student desperate to come out of his shell - all in one crazy weekend. Directed by Curtis Hanson. Screenplay by Steve Kloves. Based on a novel by Michael Chabon. Starring Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes and Robert Downey Jr. Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Wait Until Dark (HBO Max) In Search of Darkness I & II (Shudder)


    GIVE US A SECOND, episode 41: Salute Your Shorts, season 1: episode 6: "Cheeseburgers in Paradise"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 41:39

    The title, episode number and original air date for this episode of SALUTE YOUR SHORTS seem up for debate and change depending on your source. We did the best we could. In order to circumvent the terrible food at Camp Anawana, Donkeylips and Sponge sign up for the camp wrestling team in hopes of winning a lobster dinner while Budnick hatches a scheme of his own in pursuit of illicit burgers. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean

    The O.C., season 1: episode 7 - "The Escape"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 91:10

    After circumstances unexpectedly bring them all together, the main foursome of Newport Beach - Ryan, Seth, Marissa and Summer - all head to Tijuana together for a trip that descends into total madness when Marissa's life starts to fall apart. Directed by Sanford Bookstaver and written by show creator Josh Schwartz. Starring Ben Mckenzie, Mischa Barton, Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties by Tom O'Neill with Dan Piepenbring (available wherever books are sold) A Quiet Place II (Paramount Plus / Now in Theaters)

    The Fly (1986)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 84:53

    A brilliant but eccentric scientist invents a machine that will change life on earth as we know it but something goes wrong and he begins to transform into a horrific fly mutation. Directed by David Cronenberg. Screenplay by Cronenberg and Charles Edward Pogue. Based on a short story by George Langelaan. Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Basic Instinct (4K disc available to purchase) I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Seasons 1 and 2 on Netflix)

    There Will Be Blood

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 194:35

    A modern masterpiece that tackles obsession, capitalism, family, greed, hatred, masculinity, isolation, religion and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the oil business. Written for the screen and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Based on the novel "Oil!" by Upton Sinclair.  Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks by Adam Nayman (available wherever books are sold) Adaptation (available to stream on Amazon Prime)

    Black Snake Moan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 89:33

    The conclusion of ONE TRASHY SUMMER! In rural Tennessee, a former bluesman takes it upon himself to bring peace to a young woman who is tortured by past abuse and unable to control her sexual urges. However, his methods may be questionable at best. Written and directed by Craig Brewer. Starring Christina Ricci, Samuel L. Jackson and Justin Timberlake. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No Recommendations this week!

    Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 84:43

    For the final part of a sorority initiation ritual, two pledges and some creepy male companions must break into a nearby bowling alley and steal a trophy. Unbeknownst to them, the trophy is home to a devilish imp who wreaks havoc once released. Directed by David DeCoteau and written by Sergei Hasenecz. Starring Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens and Michelle Bauer.  WEEK 4 of ONE TRASHY SUMMER! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs (Shudder)

    Valley of the Dolls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 107:47

    Three young women engage in cutthroat careerism, have wild sex and ingest fistfuls of pills all while trying to navigate the unsteady waters of the entertainment industry during the turbulent 1960s. Directed by Mark Robson with a screenplay by Helen Deutsch and Dorothy Kingsley. Based on the novel by Jacqueline Susann. Starring Patty Duke, Barbara Parkins and Sharon Tate. WEEK 3 of ONE TRASHY SUMMER! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No recommendations this week!

    Hot Dog... The Movie

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 109:00

    A teen runaway tags along with an up-and-coming hot dog freestyle skier as he makes his way to Squaw Valley for a big competition. 80s-style debauchery and snow-melting madness ensues. Directed by Peter Markle and written by Mike Marvin. Starring David Naughton, Patrick Houser, Tracy Smith, John Patrick Reger and Shannon Tweed. We are discussing the Unrated Producer's Cut. WEEK 2 of ONE TRASHY SUMMER! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The Grifters (HBO Max)

    Killer Joe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 119:09


    One Trashy Summer returns! Believing his naïve sister to be the sole beneficiary of his mother's life insurance policy, a desperate degenerate drug dealer seeks out the assistance of a police detective who moonlights as a contract killer. Directed by William Friedkin and written by Tracy Letts - based on his play of the same name. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church and Gina Gershon.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The French Connection (Amazon Prime) Mainstream (Streaming Rental) Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (Amazon Prime, Shudder)


    Hell or High Water (Listener Request #15)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 88:50

    A divorced father and his ex-con loose cannon of a brother resort to a desperate scheme and some frontier justice in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas. Directed by David Mackenzie and written by Taylor Sheridan. Starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster. Listener Request courtesy of Peter. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Wind River (Roku Channel, PlutoTV, streaming rental) The Italian Job (1969) [Paramount Plus]

    Smooth Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 80:34


    Suspended between carefree youth and the harsh realities of the adult world, a teenage girl experiences an unsettling awakening in this haunting vision of innocence lost. Directed by Joyce Chopra with a screenplay by Tom  Cole. Based on a short story by Joyce Carol Oates. Starring Laura Dern and Treat Williams. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Memories of Murder (Hulu) The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone (Paramount Plus)


    Romeo + Juliet (1996) [Listener Request #14]

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 99:23


    Shakespeare's famous tragedy is updated to the vibrant, modern suburb of Verona while still retaining its original dialogue. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Screenplay by Luhrmann and Craig Pearce. Based upon the play by William Shakespeare. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. Listener Request courtesy of Arianne. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Another Round (Hulu) Lost in America (Tubi, Streaming Rental) Modern Romance (Streaming Rental)


    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 121:19


    The coolest kid in the history of high school is determined to have a day off from class to hang with his best friend and his girlfriend, despite the efforts of an overeager principal. Written and directed by John Hughes. Starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara and Jennifer Grey. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Shiva Baby (Streaming Rental) Grizzly II: Revenge (Do Not Watch This Movie)


    A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 6:27

    The return of technical difficulties has prevented a new episode from dropping this week. We apologize for the delay and hope to be back as soon as possible with two new episodes! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean  

    The Departed

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 155:20

    A mole in the police department. An undercover cop infiltrating the crew of a notorious Irish mob boss. Both race to uncover each other's identity before they are found out. Let's do it with the best crime director of all time and the biggest and best cast money can buy. Directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan, based on a script by Alan Mak and Felix Chong. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Vera Farmiga, Ray Winstone and Martin Sheen. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean  

    Cocktail (audio commentary)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 111:58

    ATTENTION: WE'RE TAKING A COUPLE OF WEEKS OFF. WE'LL RETURN APPROXIMATELY APRIL 26th! We provide an electrifying* audio commentary for Tom Cruise's Golden Raspberry award winning film COCKTAIL. Written by Heywood Gould and directed by Roger Donaldson. Starring Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue and Kelly Lynch. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean TALK TO YOU IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS!         *Actually not that electrifying. It was late and we started getting tired. Sorry!

    Mad Men, season 4: episode 7 - "The Suitcase"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 77:53

    After just over 200 episodes in between, we return to one of our favorite shows, MAD MEN. It's May 25, 1965, the night of the second Ali/Liston heavyweight boxing match and also Peggy Olson's 26th birthday. Don is deliberately avoiding bad news from California and thus drags Peggy into an all-nighter for a client, causing her to miss her own party. Directed by Jennifer Getzinger and written by show creator Matthew Weiner. Starring Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean Taking a brief break from recommendations!  

    School of Rock (2003)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 108:19


    In desperate need of rent money and still reeling from being booted from his rock band, Dewey Finn impersonates a substitute teacher at an uptight private elementary school and then decides to turn his precocious and talented class into a new band. Directed by Richard Linklater and written by Mike White. Starring Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Sarah Silverman and Miranda Cosgrove. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The Daytrippers (HBO Max) Attack the Block (Hulu)  


    Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 91:30

    In the midst of The Great Depression, bored waitress Bonnie Parker falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together, they form a gang and start a violent crime spree taking them through much of the southern part of the country, stealing cars and robbing banks. Directed by Arthur Penn, written by David Newman & Robert Benton. Starring Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Night Moves (1975) [streaming rental, blu-ray] Private Life (Netflix)

    The Prestige (Listener Request #13)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 109:08


    After an onstage accident results in a tragic death, two stage magicians engage in a ruthless battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outdo each other (while also constantly reading each other's diaries). Directed by Christopher Nolan and written by Nolan with his brother Jonathan. Based on a novel by Christopher Priest. Starring Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis and David Bowie.  Listener request courtesy of Luke.  FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean No recommendations this week!


    Garden State (Listener Request #12)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 103:36

    A quiet, medicated and emotionally stunted young man returns home to New Jersey for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family and childhood friends for a decade. True love and townie hijinks ensue. Written, directed and starring Zach Braff. Plus, Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard.  Listener request courtesy of Nate. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Nomadland (Streaming on Hulu)

    Freaks and Geeks, season 1: episode 4 - "Kim Kelly is My Friend"

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 93:31


    TV is back on the menu and we select a single episode of one of our favorite shows to dive into and discuss - FREAKS AND GEEKS! Ultra-tough Kim suddenly befriends Lindsey but she may have ulterior motives, while Sam is bullied mercilessly by Kim's friend, Karen Scarfolli, whose locker is next to his. Starring Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, Busy Phillips, James Franco and Samm Levine. Guest starring Rashida Jones. Written by Mike White and directed by Lesli Linka Glatter. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: The Kid Detective (streaming rental) Phantom Thread (streaming on HBO Max) Judas and the Black Messiah (streaming on HBO Max)  


    Blue Valentine

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2021 91:28

    Happy Valentine's Day, folks!!! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Talk Radio (streaming on Amazon Prime)  

    The Silence of the Lambs [REVISITED]

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 144:22

    For the 30th anniversary of one of our favorite films, we're introducing something BRAND NEW to the Greatest Moments universe: The Revisited Series!  That's right, folks!  We're giving THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS another try now that we're not as terrible as we used to be! Don't worry, this will be a relatively rare occurrence! This is a completely new, fresh episode but it is on a subject we covered a long time ago. Hopefully, we do this truly wonderful film a little more justice this time around! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Gretel & Hansel (Streaming on Hulu and Amazon Prime)

    Boyz N The Hood

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 93:35

    Three young men living in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles confront modern day questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects. Featuring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Morris Chestnut, Regina King and Nia Long. Written and directed by John Singleton FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Black Bear (streaming rental) Ingrid Goes West (streaming rental)  

    Green Room

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 85:41

    A D.I.Y. punk band + a super badass Imogen Poots fight for their lives after inadvertantly being dragged into the aftermath of a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar/club/compound. Also featuring Anton Yelchin, Alia Shawkat and Patrick Stewart. Written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Chinatown (HBO Max) Killer Joe (Hulu)

    GIVE US A SECOND, episode 40: 5th Anniversary of Greatest Moments + Underrated Movies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 48:25

    Can you believe it? Five years of this nonsense... Plus, we discuss four of our favorite underrated movies. More than ever, THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean

    Slap Shot (Listener Request #11)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 97:29

    Old Time Hockey! For our latest listener request, we discuss one of the great sports movies of all time, SLAP SHOT!  Listener Request courtesy of Justin. FOLLOW US ON LETTERBOXD - Zach1983 & MattCrosby Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Midnight Special (Netflix) Unlawful Entry (Starz)

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) [Listener Request #10]

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 151:25

    It's another listener request!  We discuss David Fincher's 2011 adaptation of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, starring Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig - a film we were very excited to see at the time. We decide that it not only holds up, it perhaps has gotten better with age! It's a long and dark episode, so listener beware!  Listener Request courtesy of Brian. Thank you so much for listening! Follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod - Subscribe on Apple Podcasts/Podbean No recommendations this week!  Instead, follow us on Letterboxd!!! We want to start a little film community amongst our loyal listeners if possible. We can be found there at Zach1983 & Matt Crosby

    Vertigo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 103:37

    After an unexpected scheduling hiccup, we're finally able to bring you what should have been the New Year's Eve episode, VERTIGO - the masterpiece from Alfred Hitchcock now considered to be among the greatest films ever. Does it actually live up to the hype? Listen to find out! Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: Bullitt (HBO MAX) I'm Alan Partridge (HBO MAX) Crash (1996) [Criterion blu-ray, Arrow 4k ultra HD]

    Die Hard

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2020 106:02

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from your friends at THE GREATEST MOMENTS IN THE HISTORY OF FOREVER!!!  We reignite an old debate from the early days of the show and run through one of the greatest action films of all time! Thank you so much for listening! Please follow the show on Twitter: @GreatestPod Subscribe on Apple Podcasts / Podbean This week's recommendations: A Muppet Christmas Carol (Disney Plus) Possessor (blu-ray/4k ultra HD, streaming rental)  

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