May 10, 2024 Podcast

Welcome to episode 122 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in/Coming Soon to Theaters

May 10
Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (20th Century Studios)

May 17
IF (Paramount)
The Strangers: Chapter One (Lionsgate)
Back in Black (Focus Features)

Reviews

The Fall Guy (Universal)
Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (20th Century Studios)

Classic Cinema Corner

2024 Turner Classic Movie Classic Film Festival (list of movies seen)
Star Wars May the 4th Marathon at Megaplex Theaters in Salt Lake City

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April 6, 2024 Podcast

Welcome to episode 121 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in Theaters

Classic Cinema Corner

TCM’s “Two for One” double features every Saturday now through June 29. More info at the TCM website.

Reviews

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March 21, 2024 Podcast

Welcome to episode 120 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

Coming to Theaters

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (Columbia Pictures) — Opens March 22

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures) — Opens March 29

See It on the Big Screen

Luca (Pixar, 2021) — Playing on the big screen for the first time and for a limited time starting March 22. Check your local listings.

Gone with the Wind (1939)

Studio Ghibli Fest 2024 — 14 films from the Studio Ghibli library. More details here.

Spidey-Mondays!

Star Wars Skywalker Saga — All nine films on the big screen on Star Wars Day, May 4, 2024 (“May the Fourth Be with You”)

Reviews

Dune: Part Two (Warner Bros.)

Kung Fu Panda 4 (DreamWorks/Universal)

Arthur the King (Lionsgate)

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January 20, 2024 Podcast

Welcome to episode 119 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

“Made in Utah”

My good friend Chris Dallin joins me to discuss “Made in Utah”–movies filmed in the great state of Utah. 2024 also happens to be the year where the Utah Film Commission is celebrating the 100th anniversary of films being made in the state (more info at https://film.utah.gov/100years/).

Chris is always involved with cool projects, including being a part of the local premiere of the film Redemption: For Robbing the Dead (2011). Check out the video below.

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January 4, 2024 Podcast

Welcome to episode 118 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in Theaters

Reviews

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December 30, 2023 Podcast

Welcome to episode 117 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

Disney100

I’ve had a blast this year with my Disney100 celebration and it’s now coming to an end. In this final Disney100 episode, I’m joined by my good friends Marc Vibbert from the Animation Fascination podcast and Trent Vactor from the Vactor-Verse podcast where we each pick three favorite films from either the Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, and/or Lucasfilm—all studios which The Walt Disney Company currently owns. 

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January 12, 2023 Podcast

Welcome to episode 95 of the Movies Past and Present podcast. My good friends Rachel Wagner and Darin Lundberg join me in a discussion of the feature length films from DreamWorks Animation.

DreamWorks Animation Rankings

Here are our individual rankings of all 43 DreamWorks Animation films.

Stanford Clark’s Ranking (Letterboxd)

Rachel Wagner’s Ranking (Letterboxd)

Darin Lundberg’s Ranking

Great: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, KUNG FU PANDA, CHICKEN RUN, PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH, THE BAD GUYS, WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT, RISE OF THE GUARDIANS

Good: KUNG FU PANDA 2, SHREK 2, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD, KUNG FU PANDA 3, MEGAMIND, MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED, SINBAD: LEGEND OF THE SEVEN SEAS, THE ROAD TO EL DORADO, ABOMINABLE

Fair to Middling: SHREK, PUSS IN BOOTS, MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA, PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR, ANTZ, TURBO, MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN, SPIRIT: STALLION OF THE CIMARRON, OVER THE HEDGE, FLUSHED AWAY, CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE, THE CROODS, THE CROODS: A NEW AGE, SPIRIT UNTAMED

Bad: SHREK THE THIRD, BEE MOVIE, SHREK FOREVER AFTER, THE BOSS BABY, THE BOSS BABY: FAMILY BUSINESS, TROLLS, TROLLS: WORLD TOUR, MADAGASCAR, HOME, MONSTERS VS. ALIENS, SHARK TALE

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December 21, 2022 Podcast

Welcome to episode 94 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in Theaters

Reviews

  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (Netflix)

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November 24, 2022 Podcast

Welcome to episode 93 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

Happy Thanksgiving! Here are five films that you might want to consider checking out with your family over the holiday weekend, two in theaters and three on streaming.

In Theaters

Streaming

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November 3, 2022 Podcast

Welcome to episode 92 of the Movies Past and Present podcast.

New in Theaters

Opening November 4

Opening November 11

Classic Cinema Corner

Coming to a theater near you are two great classics:

Three By…

After a bit of an absence, the “Three By…” segment is back. This episode covers three diverse films by director Penny Marshall: Jumpin’ Jack Flash (20th Century Fox, 1986), Awakenings (Columbia, 1990), and A League of Their Own (Columbia, 1992).

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