OETA Movie Club Podcast

OETA Movie Club Podcast

The OETA Movie Club Podcast is a deep dive into the classic films shown every Saturday night at 9 pm on OETA Movie Club. Join hosts Robert Burch and Jeff Morava as they share all the little-known movie facts and trivia, and movie knowledge that only our own Robert Burch seems to know. OETA Movie Club has been a Saturday night staple on OETA for more than 30 years. We are thrilled to be bringing you a weekly podcast for our dedicated fans and movie lovers across Oklahoma. Listen with fresh popcorn!

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August 8, 2022 23 min

This week's special bonus episode is all about IMDB's top 10 most watched films of all time. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts and tune in to the OETA Movie Club every Saturday night at 9 pm on OETA. 🍿📽

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This week on the OETA Movie Club Podcast we discuss "All the President´s Men", the 1976 drama film directed by Alan J. Pakula, and starring  Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford. The movie is about "The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovering the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts and tune in t...

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July 25, 2022 15 min

This week on the OETA Movie Club Podcast we discuss "Akeelah and the Bee", the 2006 drama film directed by Doug Atchison, and starring Laurence Fishburne; Angela Bassett; Keke Palmer; Curtis Armstrong. The movie is about a young girl from South Los Angeles trying to make it to the National Spelling Bee. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts and tune in to Akeelah and the Bee on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 9 pm on  OETA. ...

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July 18, 2022 17 min

This week on the OETA Movie Club Podcast we discuss "Christmas in Connecticut", the 1945 romance and comedy film directed by Peter Godfrey, and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, and Sydney Greenstreet. The movie is about a food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife. She must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christ...

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July 11, 2022 19 min

This week, the OETA Movie Club talks "A Star Is Born", the 1954 American musical drama film directed by George Cukor, written by Moss Hart, and starring Judy Garland and James Mason. The movie is about a film star helping a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts and tune in to A Star Is Born on Saturday, July 16, 2022...

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July 5, 2022 23 min

On this week's episode, we do a deep dive into the 1960 classic Ocean's Eleven. Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) calls on some of his World War II buddies, including Jimmy Foster (Peter Lawford), Sam Harmon (Dean Martin), and Josh Howard (Sammy Davis Jr.),  to pull off an elaborate New Year's Eve heist at five casinos in Las Vegas. Eleven members of Danny's crew come together to pull off the perfect robbery, but they suf...

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is about a wily Roman slave who schemes to earn his freedom by romantically uniting his master with a courtesan. But matters get complicated and he ends up dragging in his neighbors around him, leading to chaos. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts and tune in to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 9 pm on  OETA. 🍿📽

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The Philadelphia Story is a 1940 American romantic comedy film directed by George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, and Ruth Hussey. The film is about a socialite whose wedding plans are complicated by the simultaneous arrival of her ex-husband and a tabloid magazine journalist. North by Northwest is a 1959 American spy thriller film produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Mar...

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June 13, 2022 16 min

The Ladykillers is a 1955 British black comedy crime film directed by Alexander Mackendrick and stars Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Jack Warner, and Katie Johnson as the old lady, Mrs. Wilberforce. Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts a...

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This week's special bonus episode is all about our hosts Robert and Jeff's top 3 favorite childhood scariest movies. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts and tune in to the OETA Movie Club every Saturday night at 9 pm on OETA. 🍿📽

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This week's special bonus episode is all about our hosts Robert and Jeff's top 3 favorite childhood favorite movies. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts and tune in to the OETA Movie Club every Saturday night at 9 pm on OETA. 🍿📽

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May 23, 2022 23 min

Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical sports drama film directed by Hugh Hudson, written by Colin Welland. In the class-obsessed and religiously divided United Kingdom of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson), a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and refuses to train or compete...

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May 16, 2022 20 min

The Thomas Crown Affair is a 1968 American heist film directed and produced by Norman Jewison and starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. Bored millionaire Thomas Crown (Steve McQueen) concocts and executes a brilliant scheme to rob a bank without having to do any of the work himself. When Vicki Anderson (Faye Dunaway), an investigator for the bank's insurance company, takes an interest in Crown, the two begin a complicated ca...

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May 9, 2022 20 min

Lion is a 2016 Australian biographical drama film directed by Garth Davis from a screenplay by Luke Davies based on the 2013 non-fiction book "A Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley. The film stars Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, and Nicole Kidman. It tells the true story of how Brierley, 25 years after being separated from his family in India, sets out to find them. Listen now wherever you get your podcasts ...

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May 2, 2022 19 min

On this episode of the OETA Movie Club Podcast, host Robert Burch and director Jeff Morava do a deep dive into the 1950 comedy, "Father of the Bride", directed by Vincente Minnelli. The film stars Spencer Tracy in the title role, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, and Leo G. Carroll. In this film, the father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financia...

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April 25, 2022 16 min

On this episode of the OETA Movie Club Podcast, host Robert Burch and director Jeff Morava do a deep dive into the 2015 biographical drama, "Woman in Gold",  directed by Simon Curtis and written by Alexi Kaye Campbell. The film stars Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern, and Jonathan Pryce. The film is based on the true story of Maria Altmann,...

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April 18, 2022 20 min

On this episode of the OETA Movie Club Podcast, host Robert Burch and director Jeff Morava do a deep dive into the 1972 classic, "Cabaret", a musical drama directed by Bob Fosse  and screenplay by Jay Allen. It stars  Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The movie takes place in Berlin in 1931, where an  American cabaret singer Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) meets British academic Brian Roberts (Michael York), who is fi...

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April 11, 2022 18 min

On this episode of the OETA Movie Club Podcast, host Robert Burch and director Jeff Morava do a deep dive into Dirty Dancing, a 1987 dance and romance film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Eleanor Bergstein. It stars Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze. The film tells the story of Frances "Baby" Houseman (Grey), a young woman who falls in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle (Swayze) at a vacation resort.. Listen ...

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On this episode of the OETA Movie Club Podcast, host Robert Burch and director Jeff Morava do a deep dive into A Fish Called Wanda, a 1988 comedy film directed by Charles Crichton and written by Crichton and John Cleese. It stars Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin. The film follows a gang of diamond thieves who double-cross one another to find stolen diamonds hidden by the gang leader. A barrister becomes a ce...

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On this episode of the OETA Movie Club Podcast, host Robert Burch and director Jeff Morava do a deep dive into The Thin Man, a 1934 American comedy-mystery. The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a leisure-class couple who enjoy copious drinking and flirtatious banter. Nick is a retired private detective who left his very successful career when he married Nora, a wealthy heiress accustomed to high soc...

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