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Only the Best for Hayden Maxwell

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Only the Best for Laura Jacoves is a comedy podcast following the titular host as she goes through Sight and Sound's canonical 2012 list of the Greatest Movies of All Time with a great new guest every week!

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Only the Best for Laura Jacoves is a comedy podcast following the titular host as she goes through Sight and Sound's canonical 2012 list of the Greatest Movies of All Time with a great new guest every week!

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22 Ratings
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By JCB___ - May 29 2020
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A lot of fun, though Jimmy should probably wait until *after* recording to take an ambien. Keep it up!

Yeah, I gotta question

By Big Sticky Micky - Jan 26 2020
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God I hate women so much

iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
Average Ratings
18
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1
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2

Good

By JCB___ - May 29 2020
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A lot of fun, though Jimmy should probably wait until *after* recording to take an ambien. Keep it up!

Yeah, I gotta question

By Big Sticky Micky - Jan 26 2020
Read more
God I hate women so much
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Only the Best for Hayden Maxwell

Latest release on Oct 19, 2020

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Only the Best for Laura Jacoves is a comedy podcast following the titular host as she goes through Sight and Sound's canonical 2012 list of the Greatest Movies of All Time with a great new guest every week!

Rank #1: EP 4: My Darling Clementine (1946) with Mo Fry Pas

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Real talk with Mo Fry Pas about the John Ford western My Darling Clementine.

Nov 23 2015

57mins

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Rank #2: OTQ 5: Jaws (1975) with Colin Burgess, Lucas Gardner, and Mikey Heller

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Colin Burgess, Lucas Gardner, and Mikey Heller all meet each other for the first time and discuss Jaws - a film by Steven Spielberg.

May 20 2020

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: EP 99: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) with Luke Mones

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Luke Mones (Boom Pole Guy, satirist) predicts the Oscars and talks Luis Bunuel's beloved The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoise.

Dec 05 2017

1hr 7mins

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Rank #4: EP 157: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) with Felipe Di Poi and Nick Naney

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Fact, fiction, truth, legend, good, evil, and law and order collide in John Ford's THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE dissected here by newcomer Felipe Di Poi and old champ Nick Naney.

May 09 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #5: EP 112: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) with Andy Bankin and Sally Burtnick

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Andy Bankin and Sally Burtnick sing their way through the legendary musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and the podcast tries to make some money.

Apr 10 2018

1hr 36mins

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Rank #6: EP 122: Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) with Dan Licata and Rachel Sennott

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Dan Licata and Rachel Sennott come on the podcast to talk repressed childhood memories, singalongs, and Terence Davies's Distant Voices, Still Lives.

Jul 03 2018

56mins

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Rank #7: EP 144: Napoleon (1927) with Gabriel Barab and Sally Burtnick

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Hayden enlists two of his roommates and good friends to join the cause of watching very long and mostly obscure movies. This week it's the five and a half hour silent bio pic Napoleon where director Abel Gance advances film technology about a dozen different ways while barely skimming the surface of his subject's life story. Will fan favorite Sally Burtnick and history enthusiast Gabriel Barab remain friends and roommates with Hayden after this endeavor is over? The answer might surprise you.

Jan 21 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #8: EP 15: À nos amours (1983) with Sandy Honig

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Sandy Honig (Three Busy Debras) is really funny and this movies podcast episode is funny because of how funny she is.

Feb 15 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #9: EP 31: The White Ribbon (2009) with Amy Zimmer

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Amy Zimmer stops by to talk authoritarianism, EDM, and Michael Haneke's "children's story" The White Ribbon.

May 31 2016

1hr 35mins

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Rank #10: EP 96: Chelsea Girls (1966) with Nick Naney and Sam Taggart

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Nick Naney and Sam Taggart return to the podcast to watch and discuss Paul Morrissey and Andy Warhol's experimental film Chelsea Girls. They also talk about their trip to Six Flags.

Oct 31 2017

54mins

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Rank #11: OTQ 4: Zero for Conduct (1933) with Guy Montgomery

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Guy Montgomery, the little stinker, comes on the podcast and talks little French stinkers in Jean Vigo's short revolutionary comedy ZERO FOR CONDUCT.

May 11 2020

44mins

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Rank #12: EP 173: Last Year at Marienbad (1961) with Steven DeSiena and Tony Zaret

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Steven DeSiena watched BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ and got to come back with a film of his choice: He chose LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD and this is that episode with Tony Zaret joining in on the fun

Dec 16 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #13: EP 105: The Grapes of Wrath (1940) with Eliza Hurwitz and Dan Licata

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Eliza Hurwitz and Dan Licata talk their treasured cinematic memories and John Ford's definitive adaptation of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath.

Feb 05 2018

53mins

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Rank #14: EP 159: Amarcord (1973) with Larry Sass and Riley Cecil Taggart

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This is a real bro night talkin Fellini's childhood memories in his classic Amarcord.

Jun 07 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #15: EP 84: I Was Born, But... (1932) with Jake Honig and Sandy Honig

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Real life siblings Jake and Sandy Honig come on to watch and discuss a classic siblings movie - Yasujiro Ozu's silent comedy masterpiece I Was Born, But...

Jul 18 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #16: EP 120: Werckmeister Harmonies (2000) with Brett Davis and Rachel Kaly

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Brett Davis and Rachel Kaly are on the show to watch and discuss Bela Tarr's Werckmeister Harmoinies.

Jun 13 2018

1hr

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Rank #17: EP 18: Le Samouraï (1967) with Colin Burgess

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Colin Burgess (Late Mic, Parental Approval) buys a SuperLotto ticket the night of that big one, remember? We also watch Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Samouraï.

Mar 07 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #18: EP 150: The Apartment (1960) with Fareeha Khan and Ellie Sachs

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For our very special 150th episode with ostensibly 100 more to go (although that's not true), Fareeha Khan and Ellie Sachs joins us to talk Billy Wilder's tonally unclassifiable classic The Apartment.

Mar 13 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #19: EP 83: My Neighbor Totoro(1988) with Manolo Moreno and Sefa Urgenc

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Manolo and Sefa stop by to talk My Neighbor Totoro!

Jul 11 2017

1hr 15mins

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Rank #20: EP 28: A Moment of Innocence (1999) with Ruby McCollister

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Ruby McCollister (Zhe Zhe, Ruby's World) talks to you against the wishes of the host and about Mohsen Makhmalbaf's A Moment of Innocence.

May 16 2016

1hr 15mins

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EP 186: Out 1 (1971) with Newman Wolf

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Newman Wolf braved the nearly thirteen hour opus that is Jacques Rivette's OUT 1. Have you seen it? Well there's probably not that many podcasts that have covered it and you probably can't talk about it with too many people so listen to us talk about it. Are you probably never gonna watch it? Listen to us talk about it so you can fake it at a post-COVID cocktail party. It's a win-win.

Oct 19 2020

1hr 10mins

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EP 185: The Earrings of Madame De... (1953) with Steve Girard

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EP 185: The Earrings of Madame De... (1953) with Steve Girard by Hayden Maxwell

Sep 21 2020

51mins

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EP 184: Wavelength (1967) with Vita Haas and Lucy Weisner

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The Cafe Forgot girls come on the podcast to talk the avant garde New York of yesteryear with the landmark experimental short WAVELENGTH.

Aug 26 2020

54mins

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EP 183: The Tree of Life (2011) with Max Wittert

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Max Wittert makes his triumphant return contemplating the creation of the universe, God, and Terrence Malick's homosexuality in our discussion of THE TREE OF LIFE.

Aug 19 2020

59mins

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EP 182: Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974) with Spike Einbinder and Amy Zimmer

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We make a triumphant return back to the regular show with this long-in-the-works episode spotlighting the magical CELINE AND JULIE GO BOATING with return guests Spike Einbinder and Amy Zimmer.

Jul 29 2020

52mins

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OTQ 9: Hour of the Wolf (1968) with Maggie Crane

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Maggie Crane joins us for the finale of Only the Quar. We talk Ingmar Bergman's demons which he puts on full display in the horror film HOUR OF THE WOLF.

Jul 23 2020

46mins

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OTQ 8: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) with Connor Ratliff

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Connor Ratliff revisits the counter culture classic ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST with Laura and Jimmy.

Jul 06 2020

1hr 10mins

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OTQ 7: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) with Dan Fox and Betsy Kenny

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Bernie bros Dan Fox and Betsy Kenny do a quar check-in to talk Sergio Leone's iconic spaghetti Western THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY.

Jul 01 2020

52mins

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EP 181: Ivan the Terrible, Pt. I (1945) with Rachel Coster and Rebecca Weiser

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EP 181: Ivan the Terrible, Pt. I (1945) with Rachel Coster and Rebecca Weiser by Hayden Maxwell

Jun 22 2020

1hr

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OTQ 6: Opening Night (1977) with Bridey Elliott

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We're closing the book on actor-director John Cassavetes with special guest actor-director Bridey Elliott! We discuss maybe the most meta and personal film about his and Gena Rowlands's relationship to their craft with the backstage drama OPENING NIGHT.

May 25 2020

56mins

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OTQ 5: Jaws (1975) with Colin Burgess, Lucas Gardner, and Mikey Heller

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Colin Burgess, Lucas Gardner, and Mikey Heller all meet each other for the first time and discuss Jaws - a film by Steven Spielberg.

May 20 2020

1hr 1min

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OTQ 4: Zero for Conduct (1933) with Guy Montgomery

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Guy Montgomery, the little stinker, comes on the podcast and talks little French stinkers in Jean Vigo's short revolutionary comedy ZERO FOR CONDUCT.

May 11 2020

44mins

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OTQ 3: The Deer Hunter (1978) with Anna Seregina

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Anna Seregina discusses all the movies she's watching in quar (a lot!) and Michael Cimino's Best Picture winning epic The Deer Hunter.

May 04 2020

40mins

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OTQ 2: I Am Cuba (1964) with John Reynolds

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Only the Quar continues on with TV's John Reynolds (television) talking COVID-19, Italian food, and I Am Cuba.

Apr 24 2020

54mins

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Only the Quarantine Ep 1: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1978) with Eastman Presser

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Only the Best for Hayden Maxwell continues on in this brave new COVID-19 infected world with a new mini-series Only the Quarantine where we will be watching the movies off of the 2012 Sight & Sound Directors's Top 100 list that is *not* featured on the Critic's Top 250 list. First up, Eastman Presser calls in from the UK to talk John Cassavetes's The Killing of a Chinese Bookie.

Apr 17 2020

42mins

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EP 180: The Lady Eve (1941)with Danny Groh and Andrew Tisher

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Recorded pre-All This but post-All That (90s kids will remember), Andrew Tisher and Danny Groh (Selfish Green Men) grace us with their presence to delight in Preston Sturges's The Lady Eve. This recording is a delightful relic of a simpler time.

Apr 02 2020

1hr 27mins

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EP 179: The Conformist (1970) with Devon Walker

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Devon Walker watches and discusses a perverted Italian movie called The Conformist.

Mar 16 2020

1hr 6mins

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EP 178: Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) with Manolo Moreno and Natalie Price

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Manolo returns and meets Natalie Price and they end up watching a landmark experimental short.

Mar 09 2020

1hr 20mins

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EP 177: 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her(1967) with Jane Harrison and Eitan Levine

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2 or 3 first time guests (two - Jane Harrison and Eitan Levine) watch 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her which is kind of about a prostitute and capitalism.

Mar 02 2020

1hr 6mins

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EP 176: Los olvidados (1950) with Brett Davis and Casey James Salengo

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Brett Davis and Casey James Salengo form a gang with Jimmy and Hayden and watch Luis Bunuel's socially realist melodramatic youth in peril classic Los olvidados.

Feb 17 2020

1hr

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iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
Average Ratings
18
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Good

By JCB___ - May 29 2020
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A lot of fun, though Jimmy should probably wait until *after* recording to take an ambien. Keep it up!

Yeah, I gotta question

By Big Sticky Micky - Jan 26 2020
Read more
God I hate women so much