Damn Good Movie Memories
Episode 281 - Libeled Lady (1936)

Episode 281 - Libeled Lady (1936)

February 11, 2022

A terrific screwball comedy featuring four of the biggest names in Hollywood at the time: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Spencer Tracy.  A newspaper attempts subterfuge in order to get a socialite to drop her libel suit against them.

Episode 280 - L.A. Confidential (1997)

Episode 280 - L.A. Confidential (1997)

February 5, 2022

One of the best Neo-Noir films of all time, highlighting the sleazier side of Hollywood in the late 1940s and 50s.  Starring Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kevin Spacey, Kim Basinger, James Cromwell, and Danny DeVito.  Co-written and directed by Curtis Hanson.

Episode 279 - Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986)

Episode 279 - Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986)

January 29, 2022

Whoopi Goldberg plays a bank computer data processor, who through an early form of online messaging becomes involved in an espionage plot with a British intelligence agent.  Co-starring Stephen Collins, Carol Kane, Annie Potts, and John Wood.  Directed by Penny Marshall.

Episode 278 - Kid Galahad (1937)

Episode 278 - Kid Galahad (1937)

January 21, 2022

One of the first big budget boxing films about about two shady fight promoters (Edward G. Robinson and Humphrey Bogart) and a fresh-faced farm kid (Wayne Morris) looking to break into the fight game. Co-starring Bette Davis.  Directed by Michael Curtiz.  Remade in 1962 with Elvis Presley.

Episode 277 - Little Big League (1994)

Episode 277 - Little Big League (1994)

January 15, 2022

An underappreciated baseball movie about a 12-year-old kid (Luke Edwards) who inherits the Minnesota Twins and becomes the team's manager.  Starring Timothy Busfield, Jason Robards, John Ashton, and Jonathan Silverman. Includes cameos from MLB stars Ken Griffey Jr., Randy Johnson and many others.

Episode 276 - Sabotage (1936)

Episode 276 - Sabotage (1936)

January 8, 2022

An early British thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock centering around a number of terrorist bombings in London.  Starring Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, and John Loder.

Episode 275 - Jackass: The Movie (2002)

Episode 275 - Jackass: The Movie (2002)

December 31, 2021

"Movie" might be stretching it, as it's more like an extended episode of their popular MTV show.  Enjoy (or not) the stunts and pranks from the Jackass gang of Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera and his family, Chris Pontius, Ryan Dunn, Wee-Man, Preston Lacy, Dave England, and Ehren McGhehey. Faves include fireworks wake-up, rent-a-car crash up derby, and the shoplifter.

Episode 274 - The Mummy (1932)

Episode 274 - The Mummy (1932)

December 24, 2021

The original classic starring Boris Karloff as an ancient mythical figure resurrected from the dead, now attempting to find his lost love in modern times. Co-starring Zita Johann and Edward Van Sloan.

Episode 273 - In & Out (1997)

Episode 273 - In & Out (1997)

December 18, 2021

A popular small-town high school teacher (Kevin Kline) about to be married to his fiancée (Joan Cusack) has his life turned upside-down when one of his ex-students/turned movie star (Matt Dillon) outs him as gay during the Oscars. Co-starring Tom Selleck, Debbie Reynolds, Wilford Brimley, and Bob Newhart.

Episode 272 - Green For Danger (1946)

Episode 272 - Green For Danger (1946)

December 11, 2021

A terrific classic British whodunit, much in the vein of the Columbo mysteries of the 1970s.  Starring Alastair Sim as an inspector from Scotland Yard investigating a string of deaths at a British hospital during World War II.  Co-starring Trevor Howard, Leo Genn, and Sally Gray.

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