Catholic Movie Guy Podcast
By Catholic Movie Guy
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I'm Steve - the Catholic Movie Guy. A Catholic, a guy, and a movie lover. I started this podcast to discuss films of all kinds, old and new, from a Catholic perspective - because Catholics like movies, too. https://catholicmovieguy.com.
||CleanMetropolitan (1990)||Sorry, ya'll - Jeff Sessions has kept me real busy lately. But, because it has been a while, I have decided to release an episode from the vault for the masses. - Witness the triumphant return of TheTimMan to the podcast discussing one of his (and my)..||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPoker and the Movies||Sorry for the delay, all - I will be getting to some of the newer summer films next week (including Incredibles 2, which I really liked) with the help of the steadfast Bo Bonner. - But this week, with the World Series of Poker taking place as we speak..||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Importance of Art and a 2018 Movie Roundup (Uncommon Good)||This week I once again suckered Bo Bonner and Dr. Bud Marr of The Uncommon Good on Iowa Catholic Radio (heard on 1150 AM, 88.5 FM, and 94.5 FM) to have me on. We started with a lengthy discussion on the value and importance of art and ended with ou||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIsle of Dogs/Avengers: Infinity War Part I (2018)||On this episode, Bo Bonner (of the Uncommon Good on Iowa Catholic Radio) and I serve up a double feature, discussing Wes Anderson's stop-motion animation adventure, Isle of Dogs, before reviewing the latest MCU entry, Avengers: Infinity War, Part I.||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Quiet Place (2018)||After a long hiatus, the illustrious Bo Bonner rejoins me to discuss one of the best films of 2018, John Krasinki's A Quiet Place. Co-starring his real life wife Emily Blunt, it is a thoughtful thriller/horror film that transcends the typical genre ent.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnnihilation/2018 First Quarter Roundup||It's been a while, but never fear - your Catholic Movie Guy and Professor Bo Bonner have been seeing all the films of 2018 so you don't have to (unless you want to, of course)! - In this podcast, Bo and I canvass the notable films of 2018's first thre..||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLady Bird (2017)/Best Films of 2017||As the Academy Awards draw closer, Bo and I get together to give our final look-back on the films of 2017. - First, we go in-depth on Lady Bird, an Oscar contender and coming-of-age story set largely in a Catholic school; Bo and I had polar-opposite r..||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)||Awards season is heating up, and the Catholic Movie Guy Podcast continues apace. - This week, I again welcome Bo Bonner of The Uncommon Good on Iowa Catholic Radio to the show to discuss the 2017 Golden Globe Winner of Best Picture (Drama),||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Last Jedi (2017)||If you were waiting on the Catholic Movie Guy to make up your mind about the new Star Wars, I have some good news, and some bad news. - The good news is that I loved it as much as anyone; the bad news is that I hated it as much as everyone. -||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScrooged (1988)||'Tis the season for Christmas movies, so here's a short and sweet one: TheTimMan and I discuss the 1988 Bill Murray take on A Christmas Carol, Scrooged. - One of us loves it, one of us hates it, and did my wife like it? - Next week,||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntolerable Cruelty (2003)/The Big Lebowski (1998)||You know how sometimes politicians will release bad news ahead of the weekend, hoping no one notices? That's this podcast. - We have a bit of a lull in the production schedule before The Last Jedi (nerd alert) next week,||12/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFall Movie Roundup||Last week I was graciously invited on The Uncommon Good show on Iowa Catholic Radio (heard on 1150 AM, 88.5 FM, and 94.5 FM) with Dr. Bud Marr and Bo Bonner to discuss the movies of Fall 2017. For the convenience of my legions of fans,||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHalloween Movie Talk||Hey there movie-people! - Today I'm joined by first-time guest Charlie Backer: entrepreneur, musician, and horror aficionado. - With only a few days until All Hallow's Eve, we discuss a Catholic perspective on the horror genre.||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlade Runner 2049 (2017)||Hey there, fellow humans! - Our old friend, Professor Bo Bonner, joins me to discuss the visually stunning and morally interesting sequel, Blade Runner 2049. - Directed by the great Denis Villeneuve, the current title-holder for "Most Pro-Life Movie ...||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlags of Our Fathers/Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)||With the threat of nuclear war a daily news story, you may want to kick your feet up and drink yourself into a coma. But that's no way to live! - So, instead, get into the trenches with TheTimMan and me - this week we discuss two acclaimed war films,.||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Godfather Part II (1974)||Here it is, the most highly anticipated sequel since whatever the latest Star Wars movie was - the second half of our Godfather discussion, focusing on the equally great (or greater) film, The Godfather Part II (1974). - I (correctly) favor Part II,||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Godfather Part I (1972)||Hey there, faithful listener - long time, no see (or hear)! - The reasons for the relatively lengthy layoff are nothing compared to the payoff: thetimman and I discuss - at length - a movie that needs no introduction, the absolute masterpiece,||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummer Movie Roundup on Iowa Catholic Radio||This week I was graciously invited on The Uncommon Good show on Iowa Catholic Radio (heard on 1150 AM, 88.5 FM, and 94.5 FM) with Dr. Bud Marr and Bo Bonner to discuss the movies of Summer 2017. For the convenience of my legions of fans,||7/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBaby Driver (2017)||Howdy podcast peoples! - This week TheTimMan and I actually discuss a new release: the high-octane film Baby Driver, the latest film from Edgar Wright of Cornetto Trilogy fame. - Not to be confused with the chauffeur for The Boss Baby,||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sound of Music (1965)||Ah, the dreaded musical! - Following a long layoff, the podcast returns from the depths of technical difficulties. First, I briefly discuss a very interesting new book by Joe Jordan about Robert Wise, legendary Hollywood director,||6/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Few Good Men (1992)||As you head into the weekend, what would be better than relaxing and meditating on code, honor, and loyalty with our podcast on 1992's A Few Good Men? Some might say this would have been more appropriate for LAST weekend, being Memorial Day and all,||6/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreed (Best of 2015)||And we're back! - It's been too long, as life and personal misfortune intruded on my bodcasting. But here we are with a special Emergency Podcast - Tim Saw a Sports Movie/new entry in our Best of 2015 Series, the Rocky sequel, Creed. -||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrue Grit (2010)||This week, I return with a mirthful TimMan to discuss one of our absolute favorites, the Coen Brothers' 2010 masterpiece True Grit. Our conversation views the film from a theological perspective: all is grace (within the movie, anyway). -||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLogan (2017)||Happy Easter! - This week, the Master and I breakdown the cinematic swan song of the X-Men's Wolverine (as played by Hugh Jackman, anyway), 2017's Logan - one of the best superhero movies (and Westerns?) of memory. -||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLenten Viewing Podcast||A blessed Holy Week to all. - I figured, since there is only a few days left in Lent, it was long past time for a Lenten-themed podcast. So, for anyone looking for some classics and some slightly less-well known films to watch during this holy season.||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVertigo (1958)||Finally - a Hitchcock film! - This week TheTimMan returns for an in-depth (as far as a half hour goes) analysis of my favorite Hitchcock film, and one of my top 3 films of all time, Vertigo. - The film was recently voted by the American Film Institut...||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMad Max: Fury Road (Best of 2015)||Sorry for the late post this week, but real life intruded on my illustrious podcast empire. - This week we continue our Best of 2015 Series. I am joined by the Doctor, Bud Marr, and the Master, Bo Bonner, to (over?||3/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGangs of New York (2002)||Welp, - TheTimMan returns from exile to discuss the sprawling, somewhat problematic, messy masterpiece - Martin Scorsese's 2002 epic, Gangs of New York, starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio. -||3/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBest of 2016: Arrival||Deja vu all over again? Or are we merely stepping out of our linear experience of time for a more holistic view? - Although I reviewed this film in short, non-spoiler form on Episode 6, its acclaim and themes deserve a full podcast.||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoom (Best of 2015 Series)||Many Catholics aren't hip to new-ish movies of worth (having shunned the world and all); and if they are trying to watch a movie, it's usually from their couch, because who can afford to go out (especially if you need a babysitter)? -||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJerry Maguire||Continuing two themes from last week's episode - what did Tim happen to watch and sports movies - we tackle (SEE WHAT I DID THERE) the 1996 Cameron Crowe film Jerry Maguire. - Starring Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger,||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmergency Podcast: Tim Saw a Sports Movie||The Catholic Movie Guy Podcast is a reflection of its host(s). Sometimes, this means that a podcast is dedicated to a dissection of weighty or difficult spiritual themes (e.g., Silence); sometimes, it's an appreciation of a worthy new film (e.g.,||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBest of 2016: La La Land||The dreaded musical. - The bane of man's existence. The fly in the ointment of the cinematic universe. I HATE MUSICALS. Without exception. - Until, of course, La La Land. Damien Chazelle's 2016 neo-musical (is that a thing?||2/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMiller’s Crossing||Oh, no - another Coen brothers' movie! - Well, here on the Coen Brothers Podcast Catholic Movie Guy Podcast, we can't resist discussing greatness. This time we canvass their 1990 neo-noir/gangster film Miller's Crossing, starring Gabriel Byrne,||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSilence||For our fabulous fifteenth podcast, the Brewmaster General and I tackle the controversial 2016 film Silence. Directed by Martin Scorsese and based on the Shusaku Endo novel of the same name, the film tackles big issues: faith, love, evil,||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBest of 2016 Series – Hail, Caesar!||My Best of 2016 Series continues with Hail, Caesar! Yet another Coen brothers' film, the Timman and I discuss in-depth this interesting (and Catholic?) movie, starring Josh Brolin as one of the most admirable Catholic characters since the Golden Age o||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBest of 2016 Podcast – Hell or High Water||Howdy, ya'll. - This week we continue our Best of 2016 series with Hell or High Water, the 2016 western starring Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine. It is definitely in my personal Top 5 for 2016. Set in West Texas, I bring on my good friends Dr.||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBest of 2016 Series: Love and Friendship||Happy Twelfth Night! - Our first episode of 2017 is the first in a sporadic series: my favorite movies of 2016. Instead of just reading a top ten list, throughout the year I will dedicate certain podcasts to examining in-depth my favorite (and,||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 – The Other Christmas (?) Movies Podcast||Episode 11 is here! - We all know the 12 days of Christmas START, not end, on Christmas Day. Still, sometimes by Christmas day you've seen all the Christmas classics and, quite frankly, are sick of them. We discussed our favorite classic Christmas mov.||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast Episode 10 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story||- Episode 10 has arrived, just in time for Festivus (not to mention Christmas) listening. - On this episode, I am joined by special guest Bo Bonner, Director of Campus Ministry and Assistant Professor at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moin..||12/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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Smart, thoughtful, Catholic analysis for the discerning cinephile. Love. It.
A welcome perspective-- Real people discussing movies worth seeing from a Catholic perspective. Funny and smart.
Great Catholic Movie Reviews and hilarious!
Love the good Catholic reviews! Awesome!! And hilarious!!!