Steve Martin

All of Me

December 26, 2019

How funny are Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin together? Is this the start of more mature Martin comedy films? How well do they follow the rules they establish regarding body cohabitation… and does it matter? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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The Lonely Guy

December 19, 2019

Does this sad sack turn for Steve Martin work? How depressing can Charles Grodin get before he’s not funny anymore? How much work did Neil Simon have to do to adapt the original book? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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The Man With Two Brains

December 12, 2019

Do Reiner and Martin make another hit or flop? How funny is this parody/homage of mad scientist films? Does Kathleen Turner handle comedy well? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid

December 5, 2019

Can Steve Martin act opposite Humphrey Bogart? Does it work to intercut old films noir? Does the comedy kill the tone? Tune in to this week’s show to get answers to these questions and more!

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Pennies From Heaven

November 28, 2019

Was this film too much of a shift for Steve Martin’s comedy fans? How does it work as a musical? And why are they lip syncing? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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The Jerk

November 21, 2019

Does this work as well for people seeing it now for the first time? How do Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters do in it? Why’s it called The Jerk? Tune in to this week’s show to get answers to these questions and more!

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The Spanish Prisoner

November 8, 2013

David Mamet has made a name for himself as a playwright, as a screenwriter, as an author, and as a writer/director. His fifth film that he wrote and directed, “The Spanish Prisoner,” didn’t make many waves when it came out in 1998, but it seemed to impress the critics and it ended up in the black. Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — as we begin a short David Mamet Directs series by talking about this film.

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