Episode 29: From Here to Eternity

October 7, 2018

Hi, and Welcome to Sarah and Mike’s Best Picture Podcast, I’m Michael Cole, and this is episode number 29.  This week, we’ll be talking about 1953’s From Here to Eternity.

The film is directed by Fred Zinneman, and starred Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed, and Frank Sinatra.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1954's On the Waterfront, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

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Episode 28: The Greatest Show On Earth

September 24, 2018

Hi, and Welcome to Sarah and Mike’s Best Picture Podcast, I’m Michael Cole, and this is episode number 28.  This week, we’ll be talking about 1952’s The Greatest Show On Earth.

 

The film is directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and starred Charlton Heston, James Stewart, Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde and Gloria Grahame.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1953's From Here to Eternity, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

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Episode 27: An American In Paris

September 14, 2018

This is episode number 27.  This week, we’re going to be talking about the film An American in Paris which came out in 1951.  

The film is directed by Vincenze Minnelli, starring Gene Kelly, and Leslie Caron.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1952's The Greatest Show On Earth, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

 

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Episode 26: All About Eve

September 6, 2018

This is episode number 26.  This week, we’re going to be talking about the film All About Eve which came out in 1950.  

The film is directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, and Thelma Ritter.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1951's An American in Paris, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

 

Check out Chocolatediamondmedia.com for our other projects!

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1940s Wrap-Up

August 26, 2018

This week, we talk about the 1940s best picture winners as a group, and compare and contrast and see if we can find any kind of discernable point to them.

If you want to try to watch along with us next week, we will resume with 1950's All About Eve, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

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Episode 24: All The King’s Men

August 14, 2018

This is episode number 24.  This week, we’re going to be talking about the film All the King’s Men which came out in 1949.  

The film starred Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek and Mercedes McCambridge, and was directed by Robert Rossen.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1950's All About Eve, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

 

Check out the trailer for our feature film, and the IndieGoGo campaign that goes with it: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/just-a-pinprick-of-light/x/18937440#/

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Episode 23: Hamlet

July 31, 2018

This week, we’re going to be talking about the film Hamlet which came out in 1948. The film starred Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, and was directed by Laurence Olivier.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1949's All The King's Men, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

 

Check out the trailer for our feature film, and the IndieGoGo campaign that goes with it: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/just-a-pinprick-of-light/x/18937440#/

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Episode 22: Gentleman’s Agreement

July 12, 2018

This week we're talking about the 1947 film "Gentleman's Agreement," starring Gregory Peck, Celeste Holt, and directed by Elia Kazan.  This is the story of a journalist who poses as a Jewish man in order to understand Anti-Semitism, and hopefully to make his readers as well.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1948's Hamlet, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

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Episode 21: The Best Years of Our Lives

June 30, 2018

This is a film about three servicemen coming home from WWII, to the same town, and how their readjustment into 'normal' life progresses.

Starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, and Harold Russell. It was directed by William Wyler.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1945's The Long Weekend, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

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Episode 20: The Lost Weekend

June 19, 2018

Sorry about the week off, but we're back with 1945's The Lost Weekend, the story of an alcoholic on a binge weekend hitting rock bottom.

If you want to try to watch along with us, we're going to do a decade wrap up next week, but then will resume with 1945's The Long Weekend, and if you have anything you'd like us to mention about any of the Best Pictures, email us at mikediamond82984@gmail.com.

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