Forgotten Cinema

Forgotten Cinema

www.forgottencinemapodcast.com
A podcast about forgotten films that deserve a second chance


Folks!
Jul 8 • 55 min
Everyone at some point in their lives need to slay their (metaphorical) dragon. In the Mikes’ case it’s the 1992 Tom Selleck film(?) Folks!, directed by Ted Kotcheff. The question is, did the Mikes survive their battle unscathed? This episode of Forgotten…
11:14
Jul 1 • 64 min
The Mikes are talking loosely connected vignettes and early 00’s indie films with the 2003 film, 11:14, starring Patrick Swayze, Hilary Swank, and Rachael Leigh Cook. This episode of Forgotten Cinema Season 5: Audience Choice is brought to us by Chris…
Silent Running
Jun 24 • 55 min
On this episode the Mikes visit hippie forests…..in space!!!! That’s right, it’s time for the 1972 sci fi film, Silent Running; starring Bruce Dern and directed by visual effects legend, Douglas Trumbull. This episode of Forgotten Cinema Season 5:…
Uptown Girls
Jun 17 • 47 min
The Mike’s are going to try their best to act their age and not their show size in one of their most difficult episodes of Forgotten Cinema they’ve ever done as they tackle the 2003 comedy(?) Uptown Girls, starring Brittany Murphy and Dakota Fanning. This…
King Creole
Jun 10 • 53 min
Time for the Mikes to go back to 1958 New Orleans and channel their inner King for this week’s episode of Forgotten Cinema; King Creole. This episode of Forgotten Cinema Season 5: Audience Choice! is brought to us by GI Gary over at the Pint O’ Comics…
Mystery Men
Jun 3 • 57 min
The Mike’s (especially Field) are feeling super about this week’s Audience Choice episode as they discuss the 1999 comedy film, Mystery Men starring Ben Stiller, William H. Macy, Janeane Garofalo, and Hank Azaria. This episode of Forgotten Cinema Season…
Clay Pigeons
May 27 • 52 min
The Mike’s are watching Joaquin Phoenix hide bodies way too easily while Vince Vaughn laughs really weird in the 1998 film, Clay Pigeons, directed by David Dobkin. This episode of Forgotten Cinema Season 5: Audience Choice! is brought to us by Shane…
Clue
May 20 • 50 min
The Mikes bust out the checklists, dice, and pewter weapons as Forgotten Cinema explores the 1985 whodunit comedy, Clue, in episode 3 of Season 5: Audience Choice! This episode was chosen from recommendations from two of our viewers; Biggs from the Box…
The Phantom
May 13 • 61 min
The Mike’s are going to “Slam Evil” in this one, bro! …Seriously, that’s this film’s tagline. It’s the 1996 film, The Phantom on this episode of Forgotten Cinema Season 5: Audience Choice! Brought to us by John Amenta, one of our good friends over at the…
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
May 6 • 51 min
Season 5: Audience Choice….begins!!!!! This episode was brought to us by Forgotten Cinema fan Zach Goodridge! Mike Butler and Mike Field travel 60’s Europe during the midst of the Cold War to meet another dynamic duo who may actual bicker more than them…
Forgotten Bloopers (Year 1)
May 5 • 10 min
We know what all of you are thinking: Each and every episode of Forgotten Cinema is always a flawless masterpiece of the Podcastian Arts (copyright pending), however, this isn’t always the truth. Sometimes Mike Field and Mike Butler…mess up. *Pause for…
So I Married an Axe Murderer
Apr 29 • 58 min
Excuse me, I ordered the large podcast? Hello!!! That’s right! The Mikes are taking a trip to San Francisco 1993, where apparently coffee shop poet is a real job, in So I Married an Axe Murderer, starring Mike Myers and Nancy Travis. Mike Butler and Mike…
The Night of the Hunter
Apr 22 • 54 min
The Mikes find themselves in the Great Depression, running from our serial killer preacher step-father in the penultimate season 4 episode of Forgotten Cinema. Mike Butler and Mike Field break down the 1955 forgotten classic, “The Night of the Hunter”…
The Lone Ranger
Apr 15 • 48 min
Hi-ho Silver! Awaayyyyy!!!! The Mikes are headed west on this episode of Forgotten Cinema to explore The Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. Listen in as Field valiantly defends this film from its haters as Butler attacks him with some…
Sneakers
Apr 8 • 45 min
Forgotten Cinema tackles a film with Robert Redford, Ben Kingsley, Sidney Poitier, River Pheonix, Dan Akroyd, and James Earl Jones…. …wait…this is “forgotten” cinema, right? Sneakers, released in 1992 and directed by Phil Alden Robinson, is a terrific…
Enchanted
Apr 1 • 58 min
How does she know you podcast? How does she know…..it’s Forgotten Cinema! That’s right, the manly Mikes from Forgotten Cinema are tackling the most testosterone driven film they’ve ever done before…Disney’s Enchanted, starring Amy Adams and Patrick…
The Frighteners
Mar 25 • 52 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1996 film “The Frighteners,” starring Michael J. Fox.
Devil in a Blue Dress
Mar 18 • 51 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1995 film, “Devil in a Blue,” starring Denzel Washington.
The Nice Guys
Mar 11 • 52 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2016 film, “The Nice Guys,” starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.
Two Family House
Mar 4 • 49 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2000 film, “Two Family House.”
Constantine
Feb 26 • 56 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2005 film, Constantine, starring Keanu Reeves.
Three Days of the Condor
Feb 19 • 53 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1975 spy thriller “Three Days of the Condor,” starring Robert Redford.
Meet Joe Black
Feb 12 • 63 min
The Mike’s catch up with a vacationing Death in this Valentine’s(ish) episode of Forgotten Cinema. That’s right, the Mikes are discussing their very first romantic drama, Meet Joe Black, starring Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins, directed by Martin Brest.
Ghost Town
Feb 5 • 55 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2008 film, Ghost Town, starring Ricky Gervais.
New Jack City
Jan 29 • 51 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1991 crime drama, “New Jack City,” starring Wesley Snipes.
Wow Signal
Jan 27 • 19 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the new documentary “Wow Signal” in a special episode.
Tomorrowland
Jan 22 • 54 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2015 Disney film, “Tomorrowland,” starring George Clooney.
The Conversation
Jan 15 • 54 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1974 film “The Conversation,” starring Gene Hackman.
Sing Street
Jan 8 • 53 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2016 film, Sing Street.
Strange Days
Jan 1 • 60 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1995 film, “Strange Days,” starring Ralph Fiennes.
The Family Man
Dec 25, 2019 • 57 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2000 film “The Family Man,” starring Nicholas Cage.
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Dec 18, 2019 • 50 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2010 Finnish film, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale.
Bolt
Dec 11, 2019 • 53 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2008 Disney film “Bolt,” starring John Travolta and Miley Cyrus.
Krampus
Dec 4, 2019 • 59 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2015 film, Krampus, directed by Michael Dougherty.
The Two Jakes
Nov 27, 2019 • 52 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1990 film,”The Two Jakes,” the sequel to “Chinatown,” starring Jack Nicholson.
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Nov 20, 2019 • 68 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1995 film,”Mortal Kombat” with special guest, YouTuber Russ Lyman.
Maserati: 100 Years Against All Odds
Nov 18, 2019 • 21 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field dicuss “Maserati: 100 Years Against All Odds” in a special episode.
The Blob (1988)
Nov 13, 2019 • 58 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field dicuss the 1988 film “The Blob” starring Kevin Dillon and Shawnee Smith.
Burn After Reading
Nov 6, 2019 • 58 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2008 film “Burn After Reading,” with special guest, Andrew Morgan of the NOMcast.
2.13 - Fright Night (2011)
Oct 30, 2019 • 61 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2011 film, “Fright Night,” starring Anton Yelchin and Colin Farrell.
2.12 - Burnt Offerings
Oct 23, 2019 • 56 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1976 film, “Burnt Offerings,” starring Karen Black and Oliver Reed.
2.11 - Monster House
Oct 16, 2019 • 63 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2006 animated film, “Monster House,” produced by Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg.
2.10 - 1408
Oct 9, 2019 • 55 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2007 film, “1408,” starring John Cusack.
2.9 - Near Dark
Oct 2, 2019 • 66 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1987 film, “Near Dark,” starring Adrian Pasdar, and Bill Paxton.
2.8 - 3:10 to Yuma
Sep 25, 2019 • 73 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2007 film, “3:10 to Yuma” starring Christian Bale and Russell Crowe.
2.7 - Macgruber
Sep 18, 2019 • 60 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2010 comedy, “Macgruber,” based on the SNL skit.
2.6 - Blue Velvet
Sep 11, 2019 • 71 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1986 film, “Blue Velvet,” directed by David Lynch.
2.5 - The Sugarland Express
Sep 4, 2019 • 69 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1974 film, “The Sugarland Express,” starring Goldie Hawn, William Atherton and directed by Steven Spielberg.
2.4 - The Mask of Zorro
Aug 28, 2019 • 67 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1998 film, “The Mask of Zorro,” starring Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, and Catherine Zeta Jones.
2.3 - Reign of Fire
Aug 21, 2019 • 73 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2003 film “Reign of Fire” starring Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, and Dragons.
2.2 - House Party
Aug 14, 2019 • 53 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1990 film “House Party” starring Kid ‘n Play.
2.1 - The Shadow
Aug 7, 2019 • 80 min
The Mikes discuss the 1994 superhero pulp noir film, “The Shadow,” starring Alec Baldwin.
1.13 - Red Rock West
Jul 31, 2019 • 59 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1993 film, “Red Rock West,” starring Nicholas Cage.
1.12 - Dreamcatcher
Jul 24, 2019 • 56 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2003 film, “Dreamcatcher,” based on a Stephen King novel.
1.11 - Meet the Robinsons
Jul 17, 2019 • 50 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2007 animated Disney film, “Meet the Robinsons.”
1.10 - The A-Team
Jul 10, 2019 • 56 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2010 film, “The A-Team” starring Liam Neeson and Bradley Cooper.
1.9 - The Star Chamber
Jun 26, 2019 • 55 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1983 film “The Star Chamber” starring Michael Douglas.
1.8 - Hudson Hawk
Jun 19, 2019 • 60 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1991 film “Hudson Hawk” starring Bruce Willis.
1.7 - Collateral
Jun 12, 2019 • 55 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2004 film “Collateral” starring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx.
1.6 - Sorcerer
Jun 5, 2019 • 66 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1977 film, “Sorcerer,” starring Roy Scheider.
1.5 - Valkyrie
May 29, 2019 • 52 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 2008 film “Valkyrie” starring Tom Cruise.
1.4 - Stir of Echoes
May 22, 2019 • 54 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 1999 film “Stir of Echoes” starring Kevin Bacon.
1.3 - Wanted
May 15, 2019 • 47 min
Mike Field & Mike Butler discuss the 2008 action film, Wanted, starring James McAvoy and Angelina Jolie.
1.2 - The Legend of Tarzan
May 8, 2019 • 47 min
The Mikes’ journey into Forgotten Cinema takes them through the jungles of Africa in the 2016 adventure film, The Legend of Tarzan. Our hosts discuss why adventure films seem to have taken a back seat in films, how this film harkens back to the “Golden…
1.1 - The ‘Burbs
May 1, 2019 • 58 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field discuss the 1989 film “The ‘Burbs” starring Tom Hanks.
Forgotten Cinema - An Introduction
Apr 21, 2019 • 4 min
Mike Butler & Mike Field introduce themselves and the Forgotten Cinema podcast.