Film Freaks Forever!

Film Freaks Forever!

Phoef Sutton and Mark Jordan Legan discuss fun, freaky, fabulous, and offbeat "gems" of cinema. Film Freaks Forever! is part of the Writer's Bone Podcast Network.

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March 6, 2021 87 min

Early in this new year of 2021, some truly great talents have passed away and we were particularly moved and yet pleased to see the incredibly long lives and distinguished careers of four favorite performers—Cicely Tyson, Hal Holbrook, Cloris Leachman, and Christopher Plummer.

All lived into their 90s and worked right up to the end, and along the way created some memorable and iconic characters, both onstage and in front of the cam...

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2020 was a dumpster fire in so many ways, so we figured everyone could use a good laugh. So, in Episode #30 of Film Freaks Forever!, we shine a light on six of our favorite film comedies. Hilarious movies that are guaranteed to make you chuckle, guffaw, belly laugh, chortle, roll in the aisles…you get the idea.

We take you from the 1930's through the 1960's/1970's, into the new millennium, and then we end with a very re...

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December 16, 2020 95 min

Just like they do in heist movies, your Film Freaks quietly and meticulously planned this podcast, wearing masks, gloves, speaking in code, all the while planning the ultimate heist episode. Enjoy the thrills and chills of staying one step ahead of the authorities as Phoef and Mark take you through some of the best heist movies ever made - from the 1950's all the way through to today. Everyone from Sterling Hayden, Marilyn Monr...

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In this episode, your fellow Film Freaks Phoef Sutton and Mark Jordan Legan share six of their favorite forgotten films. Phoef and Mark discuss good movies that fell through the cracks or were well received, but have since faded in memory—some real gems that deserve to be discovered or re-discovered by a wider audience.

As you know, film buffs love to turn someone onto an obscure goodie that they’ve never heard of, and this episode...

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For Halloween, your fellow Film Freaks approach the cauldron with some wolf's bane, an eye of newt (so yummy) and some of the best witch movies ever!

Phoef and Mark take you through the beginnings of the genre and then discuss six films about witches that they love and enjoy watching over and over. So grab your broom, your black cat, pull up a large toadstool, and listen in as the Film Freaks shine a full moon on their top pick...

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Yes, the Film Freaks look back at the past decade (2010-19) and share their individual Top 10 lists. From their Top 10, each Film Freak then picked two favorite films to discuss and highlight.

So enjoy as these four gems are analyzed and fascinating fun facts are shared. Some of the stars in these marvelous movies include Jeff Bridges, Anna Paquin, Chris Hemsworth, Cynthia Erivo, Mark Ruffalo & Chris Pine! Plus, at the end of t...

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September 2, 2020 136 min

Hey you bushwhackers, mosey on up and listen in as the Film Freaks discuss some great, rather underrated Westerns flicks.

The Film Freaks love them some Westerns, but classics like “High Noon,” “Shane,” “The Searchers,” etc. have been discussed to death, so we light a campfire, cook up a mess of beans, and discuss some truly wonderful Westerns. Films featured in this episode include “Destry Rides Again” (1939), “Ride Lonesome” (195...

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Way before Steven Spielberg changed movies and box office numbers forever with the summer smash, “Jaws,” he had already established quite a reputation and resume working in television in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

The Film Freaks dive deep into Spielberg's very first television job ever (where he got to work with legends like Rod Serling and Joan Crawford) and then take you through a lot of his fascinating, off beat and ed...

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In the latest entertaining podcast episode, the Film Freaks tip their trucker hats to a wonderful genre, the trucker movies! The long-haul truckers truly keep this country going and there are dozens of fun, weird, and fantastic flicks about these dedicated drivers delivering us everything we need!

The Film Freaks take you through the history of the genre and many marvelous actors and directors are discussed—Humphrey Bogart, Roy Sch...

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May 5, 2020 157 min

In the latest episode of the Film Freaks Forever! podcast, Mark Jordan Legan and Phoef Sutton provide yet another quarantine edition, recorded from their individual lairs during this unusual time. And though we couldn't record in our regular recording studio, we hope with even a different audio system and a few glitches, you'll enjoy this one.

The Film Freaks each picked three of their favorite films that happen to be curre...

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In a special episode of the Film Freaks Forever! podcast, Phoef Sutton and Mark Jordan Legan try and record a new episode with both of them isolated in their respective homes during these unusual and abnormal times.

Fans wrote in requesting a special podcast suggesting some perfect streaming films to view, entertainment that could provide escape (comfort food movies). And so that's what we've tried to do. Even though we cou...

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In the latest, exciting edition of Film Freaks Forever!, your hosts Mark Jordan Legan and Phoef Sutton take you through the harrowing, haunted history of the zombie movie!

Very few know it all began with a 1929 book and then what is considered the very first "official" zombie movie that came out in 1932. Your Film Freaks shine a light on many of the famous and many of the forgotten zombie flicks—everyone from George Romero,...

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Yes, it's that time of the year where the motion picture industry congratulates itself and hands out little gold statues that drive people crazy!

Your Film Freaks, Phoef Sutton and Mark Jordan Legan, take a fun and fascinating dive deep into the ocean of Oscar history. From the very first ceremony of 1929 all the way up to 2019, the Film Freaks discuss some of the worst films and performances to be honored to also some of the g...

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December 16, 2019 82 min

Happy holidays from your Film Freaks, Mark Jordan Legan and Phoef Sutton!

‘Tis the season, but if you are tired of the same old holiday movies like “White Christmas,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” and "It’s A Wonderful Life,” your Film Freaks shine some twinkling lights on four terrific Christmas films that you might not even think of as Christmas films.

Everything from hilarious screwball comedies to taut bank heist thrillers to a...

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In this entertaining new episode of Film Freaks Forever!, your hosts Phoef Sutton and Mark Jordan Legan shine a stage light on the genre of films about show business! 

It's always fascinating when the entertainment industry looks inward and the Film Freaks shout "Action!" with four captivating, engaging movies about this biz we call show are discussed and analyzed. Everyone from Ben Hecht to Rita Hayworth to Martin Shor...

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Happy Halloween, fellow Film Freaks!

Your hosts Mark Jordan Legan and Phoef Sutton have returned from their trick or treating and—as they fight over trading Skittles for Kit Kats (or maybe a Baby Ruth)—they’re thrilled to share with you four fantastic, scary, maybe you know them, maybe you don't 1960s horror films!

1960 started with a bang as Norman Bates brought new meaning to "room service" at the Bates Motel. “Psycho...

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September 27, 2019 112 min

In the latest edition of the podcast that has been called "cool" and "gives me something to do when walking the dog," your Film Freaks jump through the Fourth Dimension to bring you some of the best, fascinating films on those who have dared to mess with Einstein's theories, H.G. Wells' diaries, and cosmic strings.

Phoef Sutton and Mark Jordan Legan discuss the whole genre and then shine a light on three of ...

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September 3, 2019 79 min

In this episode, your loyal hosts Mark Jordan Legan and Phoef Sutton don their caps and gowns and march to "Pomp & Circumstance" to receive their Film Freak diplomas.

They're ready to guide you around the coolest campus and find the greatest parties as they educate you on four superb college themed movies—from one of the most popular college comedies ever made to a real obscure, yet clever and compelling, 1970s TV m...

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In the latest Film Freaks Forever! episode, Mark Jordan Legan and Phoef Sutton throw a net over the whole "When Animals Attack" genre, which really took off during the anti-pollution/ecology movements of the 1970s. It's a fascinating, frightening and unintentionally funny genre and your loyal Film Freaks guide you through scary swamps, treacherous mountains, and basically anywhere outdoors where this genre warns you tha...

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In the latest edition of Film Freaks Forever!, we head to the beach and to the swimming pools for summer fun! Slather on some sunscreen, grab your surfboards, and jump in your dune buggy as the Film Freaks, Mark Jordan Legan and Phoef Sutton, shine a light on four eclectic summertime films.

They discuss the origins of the whole subgenre with “Gidget” and the Frankie and Annette Beach movies to John Milius' cult surfer's fil...

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