Damn Good Movie Memories
Episode 304 - Say Anything… (1989)

Episode 304 - Say Anything… (1989)

July 22, 2022

One of the most beloved romantic comedies of the 1980s (or any era) about a quirky kickboxer (John Cusack) and his pursuit of his longtime crush (Ione Skye).  Co-starring John Mahoney and Lili Taylor.  Written and directed by Cameron Crowe.

Episode 303 - Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

Episode 303 - Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

July 15, 2022

Two goofy lifelong friends decide to go on a road trip to attend their high school reunion in this very funny 1980s-themed buddy comedy.  Starring Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo and Alan Cumming. 

Episode 302 - Repo Man (1984)

Episode 302 - Repo Man (1984)

July 8, 2022

The epitome of a cult classic about a ragtag group of car repossessors, set to the soundtrack of the early 80s Los Angeles punk music scene.  Starring Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton, Tracey Walter, Sy Richardson, Olivia Barash, and Fox Harris.

Episode 301 - The Wizard of Oz discussion

Episode 301 - The Wizard of Oz discussion

July 1, 2022

We've covered the fun facts about this classic film in the previous episode. For this episode, we hearken back to the original format of DGMM where we interview many past guests about their experiences with The Wizard of Oz.

Episode 300 - The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Episode 300 - The Wizard of Oz (1939)

June 24, 2022

Congrats to us for hitting 300 episodes!  To celebrate, we cover all the terrific facts for what is often considered the greatest film of all-time.  Starring Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr.

Episode 299 - Raging Bull (1980)

Episode 299 - Raging Bull (1980)

June 17, 2022

One of the greatest boxing films in history, along with being one of the upper echelon films in the storied legacy of both Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese covering the troubled life of boxer Jake LaMotta.  Co-starring Joe Pesci and Cathy Moriarty.

Episode 298 - The Hollywood Knights (1980)

Episode 298 - The Hollywood Knights (1980)

June 10, 2022

A wild and raunchy comedy starring Robert Wuhl as the leader of a drag-racing club looking to have one more night of debaucherous fun before their hangout is torn down.  (Think American Graffiti meets Porky's!)  Co-starring Fran Drescher, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tony Danza, and Stuart Pankin.

Episode 297 - Picnic (1955)

Episode 297 - Picnic (1955)

June 3, 2022

A soap opera-type drama starring William Holden as a once popular football player, now a lowly drifter looking to start over.  However, his troubled past catches up with him again in a tiny Kansas town.  Co-starring Kim Novak, Rosalind Russell and Cliff Robertson.

Episode 296 - The Presidio (1988)

Episode 296 - The Presidio (1988)

May 27, 2022

The military police led by Sean Connery partners up (begrudgingly!) with a San Francisco detective (Mark Harmon) to find the killer of a military police officer.  Co-starring Meg Ryan and Jack Warden.

Episode 295 - Ira Belfer (Owner of Captain Video)

Episode 295 - Ira Belfer (Owner of Captain Video)

May 20, 2022

Since 1985, Captain Video has been a video rental mainstay of the San Francisco Bay Area and is one of the last remaining traditional video stores still operating in the United States.  Ira looks back on the early days of the home video rental business and how he started, along with what keeps him going in the present day of modern technology. 

If you're ever in the San Francisco Bay Area and still love collecting or renting movies or simply want to experience a blast from the past, stop in and say hello to Ira at Captain Video:

2837 S. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 572-0212

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