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Author and film historian Jeremy Arnold discusses his new book - The Essentials Vol. 2: 52 More Must-See Movies and Why They Matter.
Acclaimed cinematographer Phedon Papamichael (Sideways, Ford v Ferrari) returns to our podcast to discuss his latest project - the highly acclaimed drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 written and directed by Aaron Sorkin.
Author and film historian David J. Skal discusses his latest book - Fright Favorites: 31 Movies to Haunt Your Halloween and Beyond, a gorgeously produced volume commissioned by Turner Classic Movies.
Movie Geeks United home entertainment correspondent Adam Long reveals the roster of Blu-ray titles released during the month of September 2020.
In anticipation for the Netflix film The Boys in the Band starring Zachary Quinto and Jim Parsons premiering on September 30, here's a segment we devoted to the original 1970 William Friedkin film for our Movie Geek Yearbook series. This segment features our conversations with three scholars of queer cinema - Ramzi Fawaz, Matt Bell and David Gerstner. 
Michael S. Glick enjoyed a 35-year career as an assistant director and unit production manager. In this conversation conducted for our Movie Geek Yearbook series, he reminisces about working with Jack Nicholson, Cher and testy union leaders on The Witches of Eastwick, John Wayne on McQ, Al Pacino on The Godfather Part II and many more experiences. 
Movie Geeks United! home entertainment correspondent Adam Long reveals the list of niche films released on Blu-ray during the month of August 2020.
The Movie Geeks review the films released during the Summer of 1995. Titles include Die Hard with a Vengeance, Apollo 13, Casper, Smoke and Braveheart.
Biographer Vincent LoBrutto joins us to discuss the subject of his new book - Ridley Scott: A Biography.
A panel of special guests joins host Jamey DuVall as he explores the majority of films released in the U.S. during March of 1970. Guests include legendary musician and composer Don Randi, assistant director Harvey Laidman, film professors Ramzi Fawaz, David Gerstner and Matt Bell, authors Stephen Prince (Savage Cinema: Sam Peckinpah and the Rise of Ultraviolent Movies), Garner Simmons (Peckinpah: A Portrait in Montage), David Weddle (If They Move...Kill 'Em!: The Life and Times of Sam Peckinpah), Chris Nashawaty (Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen and Candy Stripe Nurses: Roger Corman: King of the B Movie), Pawel Aleksandrowicz (The Cinematography of Roger Corman), Beverly Gray (Roger Corman: Blood-Sucking Vampires, Flesh-Eating Cockroaches and Driller Killers), Jan Herman (A Talent for Trouble: The Life of Hollywood's Most Acclaimed Director, William Wyler), Gabriel Miller (William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood’s Most Celebrated Director), Kate Buford (Burt Lancaster: An American Life), Nik Havert (The Golden Age of Disaster Cinema), Nat Segaloff (Stirling Silliphant: The Fingers of God), Mary Elizabeth Strunk (Wanted Women), and Daniel Kremer (Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films), producer/director Dale Bell, cinematographers Richard Pearce and Malcolm Hart, professor Alan Brown, and Woodstock attendees Albert Froment and Mike Brinn. For more information and advanced access to future episodes and uncut interviews, visit
The Movie Geeks speak with biographer Gabriel Miller, author of The Films of Martin Ritt: Fanfare for the Common Man. We discuss Ritt's values as a filmmaker, and his string of unforgettable movies, including Hud, The Molly Maguires, The Great White Hope, Norma Rae, The Front and Murphy's Romance. Please note that this interview was conducted in 2019 for our new podcast series Movie Geek Yearbook. Find out more by visiting
Movie Geeks United home entertainment correspondent Adam Long reveals the list of titles released on Blu-ray during the month of July 2020.
The Movie Geeks speak with celebrated critic, scholar and author David Sterritt (Robert Altman: Interviews) about the works of director Robert Altman, including MASH, Nashville, McCabe & Mrs. Miller and A Prairie Home Companion.This interview was conducted in 2019 for our series Movie Geek Yearbook. Visit for more details.
The Movie Geeks speak with author Kate Buford about her wonderful biography Burt Lancaster: An American Life.
The Movie Geeks speak with acclaimed director Lesley Chilcott about her latest project - the six-part EPIX docuseries Helter Skelter: An American Myth. The series premieres on July 26.
The Movie Geeks speak with acclaimed actor Stacy Keach (Fat City, Road Games, End of the Road) about his roster of extraordinary performances.
The Movie Geeks speak with legendary musician Don Randi about his collaborations with Phil Spector, The Wrecking Crew, Linda Ronstadt, Mama Cass, Brian Wilson, Glen Campbell and many others, as well as his film scoring duties for Roger Corman's delirious 1970 crime film Bloody Mama.
The Movie Geeks speak with acclaimed actor Tom Skerritt about his string of unforgettable films, including MASH, Alien, Top Gun and A River Runs Through It.
A panel of special guests joins host Jamey DuVall as he explores the majority of films released in the U.S. during February of 1970. Guests include actor Stacy Keach, actress Dorothy Tristan, film analyst John Kenneth Muir (Horror Films of 1970s), Vincent Price Legacy UK and The Sound of Vincent Price curator Peter Fuller, And Now the Podcast Starts! co-host TD Velasquez, film historian Steve Haberman, screenwriter Fred Freeman, biographer Brian Scott Mednick (Gene Wilder: Funny and Sad), author Peter Brunette (The Films of Michelangelo Antonioni), film professor Melis Behlil, film professor Jon Lewis, photojournalist Alexandra Avakian, director Nile Southern, biographer Lee Hill (A Grand Guy: The Art and Life of Terry Southern), cinematographer David Muir, author and journalist Preston Fassel, film historian Darren Partridge, and director Arthur Allan Seidelman.For more information and advanced access to future episodes and uncut interviews, visit
Movie Geeks United home entertainment correspondent Adam Long reveals the list of titles released on Blu-ray during the month of June 2020.
The Movie Geeks speak with filmmaker Richard Pearce about his resume of incredible work - from his documentary efforts as a cinematographer (Woodstock, Hearts and Minds) to his efforts as a feature film director (Heartland, Country, No Mercy, A Family Thing, Leap of Faith).
One of our favorite guests - director Joel Schumacher - has passed away at the age of 80. In tribute to his legacy, here are replays of our two conversations with Mr. Schumacher where he discusses his films (St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, Falling Down) and insights into the industry.
The Movie Geeks celebrate director Elaine May's stunning 1976 crime film Mikey and Nicky starring Peter Falk and John Cassavetes with author Patrick Cooper (Aren't You Gonna Die Someday? Elaine May's Mikey and Nicky: An Examination, Reflection, and Making Of).
The Movie Geeks celebrate the 40th anniversary of Urban Cowboy with author and film historian Nat Segaloff. Mr. Segaloff was a close personal friend of the film's director - James Bridges - and shares personal stories of Bridge's involvement with the film as well as the additional highlights of his career. You can read more about Mr. Segaloff's superlative contribution to the preservation of film history by visiting his website at
Authors Therese Grisham and Julie Grossman (Ida Lupino, Director: Her Art and Resilience in Times of Transition) discuss the works of trailblazer Ida Lupino, the popular actress who transitioned into film directing with a string of daring, socially conscious films including Never Fear, Outrage, The Bigamist and The Hitch-Hiker.
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Movie Geeks United
Podcast Status
Sep 7th, 2013
Latest Episode
Oct 19th, 2020
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