Damn Good Movie Memories
Episode 314 - Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

Episode 314 - Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

September 30, 2022

A fabulous satire about a successful film director (Joel McCrea) who decides to make a serious film for the era and prepares for his "masterpiece" by living as a hobo to gain street credibility and wisdom. Co-starring Veronica Lake.  Written and directed by Preston Sturges.

Episode 313 - That’s My Boy (2012)

Episode 313 - That’s My Boy (2012)

September 23, 2022

In his raunchiest comedy (yes, really!) Adam Sandler stars as a derelict father trying to re-connect with his estranged son (Andy Samberg).  Co-starring Leighton Meester, Vanilla Ice, James Caan, Milo Ventimiglia, Tony Orlando, Will Forte, Rachel Dratch, Nick Swardson, Ana Gasteyer, and Susan Sarandon.

Episode 312 - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Episode 312 - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

September 17, 2022

The infamous psychological thriller starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford together for the only time in their long, storied careers.  Co-starring Victor Buono and directed by Robert Aldrich.

Episode 311 - Suspect (1987)

Episode 311 - Suspect (1987)

September 9, 2022

Cher stars as an overworked public defender who gets more than she bargained for on a murder case when a juror (Dennis Quaid) does his own investigating, which leads to jury tampering.  Co-starring Liam Neeson, John Mahoney and Joe Mantegna.

Episode 310 - St. Ives (1976)

Episode 310 - St. Ives (1976)

September 2, 2022

Charles Bronson stars as a crime reporter hired by an eccentric millionaire (John Houseman) to recover five stolen ledgers for him.  Co-starring Jacqueline Bisset and directed by J. Lee Thompson.

Episode 309 - Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

Episode 309 - Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

August 26, 2022

One of the often overlooked gems written by John Hughes and the natural alternate reality of Pretty in Pink.  Starring Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, John Ashton, Craig Sheffer, and Elias Koteas.  Directed by Howard Deutch.

Episode 308 - Up in Smoke (1978)

Episode 308 - Up in Smoke (1978)

August 19, 2022

The first hilarious film starring Cheech & Chong, which laid the groundwork for every other stoner movie to be made.  Co-starring Tom Skerritt, Stacy Keach, and Strother Martin.

Episode 307 - Silver Streak (1976)

Episode 307 - Silver Streak (1976)

August 10, 2022

With definite nods to "North By Northwest", Gene Wilder stars in this comedy-mystery about a book editor trying to convince the authorities about the death of famous author that occurred on a passenger train.  Co-starring Richard Pryor and Jill Clayburgh.

Episode 306 - Serpico (1973)

Episode 306 - Serpico (1973)

August 6, 2022

Al Pacino shines as NYPD cop Frank Serpico.  A true story based on the efforts of an honest cop trying to expose the corruption that ran rampant in the New York police force in the 1960s.  Directed by Sidney Lumet.

Episode 305 - The Lady Eve (1941)

Episode 305 - The Lady Eve (1941)

July 29, 2022

A terrific screwball comedy about a father (Charles Coburn) and daughter (Barbara Stanwyck) con-artist duo who attempt to swindle a wealthy, but very naive snake expert (Henry Fonda).  Written and directed by Preston Sturges.

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