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It’s Saturday detention for Young Zach, but fortunately he has some friends to help him through the day, and when he’s done he may just discover a bit more about himself, and The Breakfast Club.

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Zach laughs his way through Animal House, and then reflects upon the humor and the times. At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/zach-on-film-003.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by making a $5.00 per month recurring donation. It will help ensure Zach on Film continues far into the future! A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and

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Zach watches The Great Escape, and has a few opinions about it. The Great Escape is a 1963 American film about an escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II, starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Richard Attenborough. The film is based on the book of the same name by Paul Brickhill, a non-fiction account of the mass escape from Stalag Luft III in Sagan (now Żagań, Poland), in the province of Lower Silesia, Nazi Germany. The characters are composites of real men. The film was made by the Mirisch Company, released by

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This week, Zach sits down to watch The Magnificent Seven. The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 American western film directed by John Sturges. It is a western-style remake based on Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai. The film stars Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and Horst Buchholz who play a group of seven American gunmen who are hired to protect a small agricultural village in Mexico from a group of marauding native bandits led by Calvera, portrayed by Eli Wallach. The film’s musical score was composed by Elmer Bernstein. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/zach-on-film-01.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download

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This week, Zach sits down to watch Pulp Fiction and gets a little lesson in story telling. The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp510.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by making a $5.00 per month recurring donation. It will help ensure Major Spoilers continues far into the future! A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens,

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In this episode, Zach sits down and learns all about the Bruce Lee classic, Enter the Dragon. A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp508.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by making a $5.00 per month recurring donation. It will help ensure Major Spoilers continues far into the future! A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really

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In this episode, Zach sits down and learns all about the Spaghetti Western as we look at The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in the title roles respectively. Director of photography Tonino Delli Colli was responsible for the film’s sweeping widescreen cinematography and Ennio Morricone composed the famous film score, including its main theme. It is the third film in the Dollars Trilogy following A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and For

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In this episode, Zach finally watches Kill Bill, and gets a little schooling in homages to the past. Kill Bill is a two-part 2003–2004 action/thriller film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Kill Bill was originally scheduled for a single theatrical release, but with a running time of over four hours, it was separated into two volumes: Kill Bill Volume 1, released in late 2003, and Kill Bill Volume 2, released in early 2004. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp504.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed! A big Thank You goes out to everyone who

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In this episode, we take a look at a porn parody trailer, Rodrigo plays Pokemon, and Zach examines Duck Soup for the first time. Duck Soup is a 1933 Marx Brothers anarchic comedy film written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, with additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman and Nat Perrin, and directed by Leo McCarey. First released theatrically by Paramount Pictures on November 17, 1933, it starred what were then billed as the “Four Marx Brothers” (Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo) and also featured Margaret Dumont, Raquel Torres, Louis Calhern and Edgar Kennedy. It was the last Marx Brothers film

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