HBO Max Movie Club

HBO Max Movie Club

The official HBO Max Movie Club podcast provides a forum for fans of the service’s priority library films and new Saturday night theatricals via conversational host commentary, along with guest appearances from the folks who produced, directed, wrote, or starred in these very awesome movies. Hosted by comedian Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas), this fun (and often, hilarious) podcast that covers the freshest new releases and most beloved nostalgic films of the past is your one-stop-shop for all movies on HBO Max…and beyond.

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June 13, 2022 34 min

No better way to celebrate Pride Month with the movie club than to talk about the colorful and energetic classic “The Birdcage.” Joining Matt to explore this flamboyant 90s feel good film is comedy duo Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp. The remake of the French film "La Cage aux Folles" presents a challenge to family values for South Beach drag club owner Armand (Robin Williams) and his life partner, Albert (Nathan Lane). The co...

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Pioneer of the mockumentary genre, Christopher Guest has molded movies from both on and off the screen. With a unique ability to embody and employ comedy for his films, they remain quirky and quotable beyond their years. So naturally, Matt Rogers is joined by friend of the show, Greta Titelman, to paw through the catalog that defines Guest’s prowess. Fearless to present a strong cast of characters, the real pedigree of Guest’s work...

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May 16, 2022 42 min

As part of so many modern classics, and a proper example of Hollywood royalty, Renée Zellweger is the focus of our first movie club meeting. To explore everything from her British embodiment in Bridget Jones’s Diary, to her depth and humor in Chicago, host Matt Rogers welcomes the Roxie to his Velma. You may know this first guest from Saturday Night Live, or their podcast Las Culturistas: Bowen Yang is the name on everyone’s lips. ...

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May 9, 2022 3 min

It’s natural to feel suspicious of a sequel. But, take it from the Academy (if the Academy were us…) this is a sequel you won’t want to miss. HBO Max Movie Club is back for season two with your beloved host Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas), to serve the hottest Hollywood takes and relish in the movies immortalized by our adoration. In season two, the club shares all of the biggest moments in your year alongside all of your favorite fi...

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December 20, 2021 43 min

In honor of The Matrix Resurrections (coming to theaters and HBO Max on December 22nd), host Matt Rogers makes good on his promise from the Keanu-thon episode by revisiting the films that started it all! And to make this week's episode of HBO Max Movie Club extra special, we've invited the boys from the Blank Check podcast (Atlantic film critic David Sims and actor Griffin Newman) to help Matt detangle what exactly makes Th...

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December 6, 2021 36 min

This week on HBO Max Movie Club, host Matt Rogers invites guest Brendan Scannell (Bonding) to reminisce on 2018's 'A Star Is Born' frenzy and the chokehold Bradley Cooper's remake had on the cultural zeitgeist. From a debate on where exactly the film takes place to a recount of the film's impact on their respective 'Spotify Wrapped' playlists, it's clear this most recent version of A Star Is Born lef...

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November 22, 2021 42 min

This week on HBO Max Movie Club, host Matt Rogers has a special treat for you all: rewatching his favorite movie of all time, Clueless! Joined by writer, podcaster, and friend Louis Virtel, the two discuss every possible literal detail of this iconic movie they could think of. Spectacular yet surprisingly affordable wardrobe? Check. Exactly how director Amy Heckerling managed to bottle 90s teen essence into a cult classic? Check. G...

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November 8, 2021 51 min

This week on HBO Max Movie Club, host Matt Rogers decided that, in honor of the holiday season, he was going to take it upon himself to rewatch the entire Harry Potter film series. You know, for the viewers! And with those viewers in mind, he invited comedy writer and podcaster Alise Morales to help give you the high-quality HP content you deserve! Together, they sprint through all their favorite characters (why does Alise have suc...

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November 1, 2021 35 min

For this week’s installment of HBO Max Movie Club, host Matt Rogers attended a screening of the new Dune with his good friend and SNL writer Sudi Green... and they 👏 had👏 a 👏blast. From Dune’s iconic Hans Zimmer score to a big Jesus storyline, these two discuss every nook and cranny of the fantasy novel-turned-film-turned-film-again. In fact, they had so much fun watching the film in a real-life theater, tha...

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October 11, 2021 3 min

This week Matt Rogers is hosting a minisode in honor of The Many Saints of Newark! Fresh on HBO Max and in theaters, Matt gets into the casting of it all: as a Sopranos prequel, is Michael Gandolfini’s casting nepotism or family talent? Give the minisode a listen to find out!


The Many Saints of Newark is available in theaters and on HBO Max, in the US only, for 31 days from theatrical release.

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September 27, 2021 31 min

This week on HBO Max Movie Club, prestige Oscar film fans, you’re in for a treat! Clint Eastwood’s newest film Cry Macho is premiering on HBO Max, and to celebrate, host Matt Rogers is taking a deep dive into the famed actor/director’s legendary filmography. Joined by comedian, writer, and friend Gabe Liedman (Q Force), Matt unpacks all things Clint. From Bridges of Madison County to Gran Torino, the pair break down just why Clint ...

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September 13, 2021 42 min

This week on the HBO Max Movie Club, host Matt Rogers tackles scary movies, including the upcoming HBO Max film Malignant! And by 'tackles them,' we mean he doesn't because Matt Rogers doesn't do scary movies. So you better believe he isn't watching Malignant... 

So instead, he watched the scariest movie he can personally handle: 1993's iconic Jurassic Park

Joined by friend and comedian Dave Mizzoni (Gayme S...

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August 30, 2021 41 min

In this week’s episode of the HBO Max Movie Club, host Matt Rogers invites his dear friend (and star of HBO Max’s Los Espookys!) Greta Titelman into the studio to rant and rave about Lisa Joy’s newest film, Reminiscence. Together, the two reveal how they feel about the cast (um, Hugh Jackman, Thandiwe Newton, AND Rebecca Ferguson all in one place?!), that special female director touch when it comes to a sex scene, and the old-timey...

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August 16, 2021 36 min

In this episode of the HBO Max Movie Club, host Matt Rogers is taking on THEE (as in “Megan THEE Stallion”) Suicide Squad! He admits that 2016’s Suicide Squad was just fine—but wow does THEE Suicide Squad blow it out of the water! Matt dives into the best bits and highlights what makes it so special before sitting down with Flula Borg (a.k.a. Javelin, in the film) to chat spoilers galore. If you’re wondering how Flula prepped for h...

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August 2, 2021 33 min

In this episode, the HBO Max Movie Club is taking you on a historical tour of all things Keanu! With an emphasis on Point Break, Speed, and Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, host Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas) breaks down Keanu Reeves’s movie magic with comedian, actor, and fellow podcaster Joel Kim Booster (Urgent Care with Joel Kim Booster & Mitra Jouhari). Play along as they decide which iconic Keanu characters to “F***, ...

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July 19, 2021 40 min

The inaugural episode of the HBO Max Movie Club steps inside the world of Space Jam: A New Legacy! Michael Jordan and his toon pals first charmed millennials across the globe in 1996 with the original Space Jam; now, Lebron James has come to spread the toon joy to a new generation of kids and adults alike. With a discussion that nods to a killer soundtrack and sparkly villains (e.g. Don Cheadle), host Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas) ...

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July 9, 2021 2 min

HBO Max is the destination for this year’s biggest blockbusters, and this companion podcast will not only change, but enhance the way you watch them. Host Matt Rogers brings you along for the ride as he dives deep into HBO Max’s new releases, like Space Jam: A New Legacy and The Suicide Squad, in addition to the classics already on the platform like The Matrix franchise. In conversation with comedians, friends, and movie insiders a...

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