May 31, 2021 Podcast

Welcome to the 71st episode of the podcast!

New in Theaters on June 4

Review

  • Cruella (Walt Disney Studios; now in theaters and on Disney+ with extra-fee Premier Access)

Three by…

This month’s “Three by” director is Yasujirō Ozu. I watched these films on The Criterion Channel streaming service.

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TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for May 2021

This year, I am watching all 50 movies listed in the great book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget by Richard Barrios (Running Press, 2017; available on Amazon.com, on the Shop TCM website, and, hopefully, from your favorite bookseller). More information about the book and my viewing project this year is here.

Here’s the rundown of the movies I watched in May (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

On the Town (1949)

Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

An American in Paris (1951)

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)

TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for April 2021

This year, I am watching all 50 movies listed in the great book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget by Richard Barrios (Running Press, 2017; available on Amazon.com, on the Shop TCM website, and, hopefully, from your favorite bookseller). More information about the book and my viewing project this year is here.

Here’s the rundown of the movies I watched in April (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

Holiday Inn (1942)

Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Cover Girl (1944)

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

May 21, 2021 Podcast

Welcome to the 70th episode of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in Theaters

Summer 2021 Movie Season

I discuss five films I’m really looking forward to seeing this summer (trailers below).

In the Heights – June 11

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Luca – June 18

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Black Widow – July 9

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The Beatles: Get Back – August 27

Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – September 3

Movie of the Week

Singin’ in the Rain (MGM, 1952)

Thanks for Tuning In!

Subscribe to the Movies Past and Present podcast on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, and Stitcher. I hope that watching some great movies will bring you peace and comfort this week. Thanks for listening, be safe out there, and dedicate yourself to the truth.