March 29th, 2022 | 2 hrs 46 mins
2022, academy awards, belfast, chris rock, coda, don't look up, drive my car, dune, film, king richard, licorice pizza, movies, nightmare alley, oscars, slap, the power of the dog, west side story, will smith
Tim and Palmer are joined by Lisa and Jeff to discuss the 2022 Best Picture nominees (and winner)!
*Despite what is said at the beginning of the episode, there is only one episode on the 2022 awards -- our reactions to the ceremony are at the end of the episode.
Episode 79: Best Picture 1962: West Side Story, The Guns of Navarone, The Hustler, Judgment at Nuremberg, Fanny
February 10th, 2022 | Season 8 | 1 hr 4 mins
1962, academy awards, best picture, fanny, film, hollywood, judgment at nuremberg, movies, oscars, the guns of navarone, the hustler, west side story
While out treating FANNY to a rousing production of WEST SIDE STORY, suddenly, THE GUNS OF NAVARONE go off signaling that THE HUSTLER has begun the JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG.
Episode 76: Best Picture 1972: A Clockwork Orange, The French Connection, Fiddler on the Roof, The Last Picture Show, Nicholas and Alexandra
December 30th, 2021 | Season 8 | 1 hr 12 mins
1972, a clockwork orange, academy awards, best picture, fiddler on the roof, film, hollywood, movies, nicholas and alexandra, oscars, stanley kubrick, the french connection, the last picture show
While ironically taking in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Tsar NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA at THE LAST PICTURE SHOW in the area of Paris known as THE FRENCH CONNECTION, Palmer begins to ask the eternal question: what exactly is A CLOCKWORK ORANGE?
Episode 75: Best Picture 1982: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Chariots of Fire, On Golden Pond, Reds, Atlantic City
December 2nd, 2021 | Season 8 | 52 mins 12 secs
academy awards, atlantic city, best picture, chariots of fire, film, indiana jones, movies, olympics, on golden pond, oscars, raiders of the lost ark, reds
Racing on CHARIOTS OF FIRE in Atlantic City while smoking a pack of REDS, Palmer & Tim a.k.a the RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK nearly reach the finish line which rests ON GOLDEN POND.
Episode 74: Best Picture 1992: Beauty and the Beast, The Silence of the Lambs, JFK, Bugsy, The Prince of Tides
November 11th, 2021 | Season 8 | 56 mins 4 secs
1992, academy awards, academy rewind, beauty and the beast, best picture, bugsy, cinema, film, jfk, movies, oscars, the prince of tides, the silence of the lambs
Firmly now only calling ourselves BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Palmer and Tim head out to JFK airport to meet BUGSY aka THE PRINCE OF TIDES, the man responsible for THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, the musical!
Episode 73: Best Picture 2002: Moulin Rouge, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, A Beautiful Mind, In the Bedroom, Gosford Park
October 21st, 2021 | Season 8 | 56 mins 23 secs
2002, a beautiful mind, academy awards, academy rewind, best picture, cinema, film, gosford park, in the bedroom, moulin rouge, movies, oscars, the lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring
While Tim is IN THE BEDROOM overlooking GOSFORD PARK reading THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, a novel from A BEAUTIFUL MIND of J.R.R. Tolkien, Palmer bursts in singing Come What May from MOULIN ROUGE.
Episode 72: Best Picture 2012: The Help, The Artist, Hugo, Tree of Life, War Horse, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Descendants
September 30th, 2021 | Season 8 | 1 hr 46 mins
2012, academy awards, academy rewind, best picture, cinema, extremely loud & incredibly close, film, hugo, midnight in paris, moneyball, movies, oscars, the artist, the descendants, the help, tree of life, war horse
Academy Rewind is back with a new season and a host of new movies. Though it's MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, Tim and Palmer are EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE to finding HUGO inside of the TREE OF LIFE. Shaped like a WAR HORSE, the tree is the creation of THE ARTIST known only as THE HELP, someone possibly connected to THE DESCENDANTS of the creator of MONEYBALL.
Episode 71: Best Picture 1943: Yankee Doodle Dandy, Pride of the Yankees, Wake Island, King's Row, Random Harvest, The Pied Piper, The Magnificent Ambersons, The Talk of the Town, 49th Parallel, Mrs. Miniver
August 12th, 2021 | Season 7 | 1 hr 12 mins
1943, 49th parallel, academy awards, academy rewind, best picture, cinema, film, king's row, movies, mrs. miniver, oscars, pride of the yankees, random harvest, the magnificent ambersons, the pied piper, the talk of the town, wake island, yankee doodle dandy
Academy Rewind is THE TALK OF THE TOWN and THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES on the 49TH PARALLEL (located on WAKE ISLAND right across from KINGS ROW) since Palmer and Tim brought in THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS as an opening act. They work as almost a PIED PIPER, bringing in the audience nightly, even such guests as MRS. MINIVER. Though the island seems like a RANDOM HARVEST, Palmer and Tim are having a good enough success to cry out, "YANKEE DOODLE DANDY!" with gusto night after night.
Episode 70: Best Picture 1953: Moulin Rouge, The Greatest Show on Earth, Ivanhoe, High Noon, The Quiet Man
July 22nd, 2021 | Season 7 | 48 mins 1 sec
1953, academy awards, best picture, film, high noon, hollywood, ivanhoe, moulin rouge, movies, nominees, oscars, the greatest show on earth, the quiet man
Celebrating the success of their staging of IVANHOE starring THE QUIET MAN, considered THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, Palmer and Tim headed off to the MOULIN ROUGE at HIGH NOON, not realizing that the venue does not open until after sundown.
Episode 69: Best Picture 1963: To Kill a Mockingbird, Lawrence of Arabia, The Longest Day, The Music Man, Mutiny on the Bounty
July 1st, 2021 | Season 7 | 1 hr 2 mins
1963, academy awards, best picture, film, lawrence of arabia, movies, mutiny on the bounty, oscars, the longest day, the music man, to kill a mockingbird
After enjoying a rousing production of THE MUSIC MAN, Palmer wants to do is watch TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, but Tim forces him to watch LAWRENCE OF ARABIA which amounts to THE LONGEST DAY in Palmer's life...a MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY might be afoot.