Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 11: Interview with Vincent Arcaro, How to Train Your Dragon, and Clash of the Titans

6 ‘n 90.  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.″

The Islander is where guests are interviewed by Nancy and asked to pick the ten films they would take with them to a desert island.  Nancy’s guest this week is Vincent Arcaro, founder, president, and executive producer of Dark Light Pictures.″

After watching How to Train Your Dragon, it’s difficult not to ask yourself the question, “Are the only films that don’t insult an audience’s intelligence being made for kids?”″

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Da Man’s Fun Size Reviews

THE DAMNED UNITED.  Movies with damn in the title — they’re a small but blasphemous bunch.  You got your damn musicals (Damn Yankees), you got your damn historical adventures (Damn the Defiant!), and you got your damn horror flicks (Village of the Damned, Queen of the Damned).  Now, add to the list: The Damned United.  And, no, it’s not a movie about a bunch of airline passengers stuck on the tarmac for three hours.

Michael Sheen plays an English soccer coach who takes a winning team from first to last place.  It’s sort of like The Natural, except with soccer, and not only do they lose the big game, they never even make it to it.  Hey, happy endings are overrated.  Anyway, this is a damn good story about the loss of loyalty and friendship.  I’m in!

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Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 10: Mascots Taken from the Movies, Alice in Wonderland, and Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster

Admiral (It’s a trap!) Ackbar, a team mascot?  Before any final decisions are made, the Misfits have some suggestions about which movie characters would make a good mascot.″

6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six movies in ninety seconds.″

Robert Culp and Corey Haim remembered.″

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Holiday (audio review) Plus Backstory: Gertrude Sanford Legendre

Back in my years as a teenaged Cinema Misfit, I gobbled up any film that was made in the 1930’s…romances, musicals, screwball comedies, gangster movies, even Paul Muni films…I saw and loved them all.  Now, as I move into the sunset of my life (or at least the mid-afternoon), my ardor for some of these flicks may have waned a bit (I’m looking at you, “Bringing Up Baby”), but “Holiday” has always retained a hold on my heart.  Here are some of the reasons why:″

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