Damn Good Movie Memories
Episode 212 - G Men (1935)

Episode 212 - G Men (1935)

October 17, 2020

James Cagney stars as a young lawyer who decides to join the FBI after the murder of his friend by gangsters.  Co-starring Robert Armstrong, Lloyd Nolan, Ann Dvorak, and Margaret Lindsay.

Episode 211 - The Firm (1993)

Episode 211 - The Firm (1993)

October 10, 2020

Based on the first film adaptation of a John Grisham novel, Tom Cruise stars as a young ambitious lawyer who quickly discovers the law firm that recruited him has major legal issues of their own.  Co-starring a stellar cast including Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, and David Strathairn. Directed by Sydney Pollack.

Episode 210 - Father Was a Fullback (1949)

Episode 210 - Father Was a Fullback (1949)

October 2, 2020

The title of this comedy is a bit of a misnomer, as Fred MacMurray plays a college football coach (not a fullback!) whose family drama is worse than his winless team.  Co-starring Maureen O'Hara, Betty Lynn, Natalie Wood, and Thelma Ritter.

Episode 209 - Empire Records (1995)

Episode 209 - Empire Records (1995)

September 25, 2020

A fun, fast-paced comedy following a day in the life of a group of record store employees.  The film was a bomb at the box-office when it was first released, but now has a loyal cult following. Featuring Renee Zellweger and Liv Tyler in early film roles.  Also starring Anthony LaPaglia, Maxwell Caulfield, Rory Cochrane, Robin Tunney, and Ethan Embry.

Episode 208 - Doc Hollywood (1991)

Episode 208 - Doc Hollywood (1991)

September 18, 2020

Michael J. Fox stars in this fun romantic comedy about a young doctor who gets stuck in a small town in South Carolina while driving cross-country to Los Angeles.  Co-starring Julie Warner, Woody Harrelson, Bridget Fonda, Barnard Hughes, and David Ogden Stiers.

Episode 207 - Pollyanna (1960)

Episode 207 - Pollyanna (1960)

September 11, 2020

A terrific tale about the simple act of being kind to others, as an upbeat young girl brings her positive attitude to a new town after the death of her parents.  Starring Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Karl Malden, Agnes Moorehead, Kevin Corcoran, Nancy Olson, and Adolphe Menjou. 

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Episode 206 - D.O.A. (1949)

Episode 206 - D.O.A. (1949)

September 4, 2020

Though considered a "B-movie", the original D.O.A. is often touted as one of the top film noir's ever made.  Starring Edmond O'Brien as a notary who is on borrowed time to find out who poisoned him and why.

Episode 205 - Pinocchio (1940)

Episode 205 - Pinocchio (1940)

August 28, 2020

The second animated Disney film to be released after the massive success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs three years prior.  The tale of a marionette boy who attempts to become human and learn important life lessons along the way.

Episode 204 - Defending Your Life (1991)

Episode 204 - Defending Your Life (1991)

August 21, 2020

A truly wonderful film about what "really" happens after you die.  Written, directed, and starring Albert Brooks.  Co-starring Meryl Streep and Rip Torn.

Episode 203 - Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

Episode 203 - Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

August 15, 2020

Bill Murray bails on the sequel and is replaced by Bernie Mac.  Can the Angels and two new villains save the franchise?  Starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Demi Moore, and Justin Theroux.  Directed by McG.

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