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Movies My Friends Have Never Seen

The podcast where my friends watch classic movies for the first time. Hosted by Nick Nadel. Logo by Tim Finn. 

Feb 11, 2019

This week comedy writer River Clegg (The Onion, The New Yorker, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) steps into the Mothership for the first time to watch the Steven Spielberg classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Join us as we discuss how the film changed science fiction, how Spielberg is both hugely successful...

Dec 23, 2018

This week we have a holiday treat with James Hancock from the Wrong Reel podcast stopping by to watch the heartwarming classic "The Sound of Music" for the first time. 

Join us as we talk about the childhood trauma that made James avoid "The Sound of Music" until now, our favorite and least favorite Von Trapp kids, the...

Nov 21, 2018

This week we're talking Steve Martin and John Candy with returning guest Timothy Cooper stopping by to watch the Thanksgiving classic Planes, Trains & Automobiles for the first time. 

Join us as we discuss the genius of John Candy, marvel at the many amazing actors in bit parts and break down how the dad from Home Alone...

Nov 8, 2018

This week comedy writer/performer Emily Menez (IFC, UCB) returns to discuss her experience watching the Al Pacino/Robert De Niro/Michael Mann crime classic Heat for the first time.

Join us as we dig into Pacino's insane acting choices, the low-rent TV pilot origins of this dense crime saga, the script's lack of strong...

Oct 30, 2018

This week we have a spooky Halloween treat with returning guest Kevin Maher (Kevin Geeks Out) stopping by to watch the Donald Sutherland/Julie Christie supernatural horror classic Don't Look Now for the first time. 

Join us as we discuss the film's haunting depiction of grief, the many visual motifs director Nicolas...