Middle Class Film Class
Middle Class Film Class
Pete Abeyta
Weekly movie news and review released every Monday and Wednesday. Mondays are Gab & chatter (movie news, discussion) and streaming recommendations. Wednesday is one deep dive review chose from the Wheel of Destiny. Recorded live to tape with Joseph, Pete & Tyler. Email us to be featured on the air, or for general inquiries MCFCpodcast@gmail.com
The Worst Person In The World (2021) review / dir. Joachim Trier
The gang watch each other pee at a party this week, as they review Academy Award nominated film from Norway, The World Person in the World. Follow Julie as she discovers who she wants to be after college. For 4 years we follow her love life, home life, and work life. Was this wrongly snubbed for Best Foreign Feature? Did the gang think it was overrated? Watch the streaming every for around $10, then listen to us break it down. http://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    
May 18
1 hr 17 min
Gab & Chatter: Corpus Christie / Call Me By Your Name / She's The Man / Anthropoid / Ella Enchanted / White Hot / High School Musical
On this episode: Norm MacDonald’s secret he left behind, and Ezra Miller is an NFT trailblazer… PLUS King Walken takes the stage, Robby P pairs up with Bong Joon Ho, and Ethan Hawke comes to Marvel’s rescue. In news: The Sky is Everywhere, Don’t Look Up, Listener Stephen, The Maple Syrup Don, Ezra Miller, Hawaii 5-0, The Flash, Danny Glover, Smash Mouth, BB Mack, Henry Rollins, Music, Black Flag, He Never Died, SyFy, Alex Trebek, Crypto, Greg Srisavasdi, $SHIB, $DOGE, $BCH, Willy Wonka, Shia LeBeouf, Celebrity Deathmatch, Charlie Sheen, Daniel Day Lewis, Joaquim Phoenix, Willem Dafoe, Norm MacDonald, Michael Richards, Robert Pattinson, Bong Joon Ho, Parasite, Edward Ashton, Mickey7, Lord of the Rings, Nicki Six, Okja, The Host, creature feature, Tremors, Burt Ward, Fred Ward, Batman, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Dune: Part 2, David Lynch, Emperor Palpatine, Wizard of Oz, Ian Mckellan, Harry Potter, James Hong, Big Trouble in Little China, Gong Gong, Ralph Feinnes, In Bruges, Keifer Sutherland, Gene Hackman, Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Sting, David Lynch, Paul Verhoeven, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Super Bowl, Christopher Walken, Seven Psychopaths, Guy Pearce, Wynona Rider, Edwards Scissorhands, Foo Fighters, Denis Villenueve, Ethan Hawke, Marvel Movies Fanny and Alexander, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunn, Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi, Doctor Stranger: In the Multiverse of Madness, Sam Raimi, The Red Museum, Akira, Kevin Spacey, Baby Driver, House of Cards, CODA, Vinegar Syndrome, Pauly Shore, Pinnochio, Pacific Rim, Atlantic Rimhttp://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    Streaming Picks:Anthropoid - Amazon PrimeWho Framed Roger Rabbit - Disney+Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas - HBO MaxWhite Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch - NetflixCorpus Christie - Kanopy, Plex, Criterion Channel, VuduElla Enchanted - HBO MaxShe’s The Man - Tru TV, DirecTVHigh School Musical - Disney+Call Me By Your Name - FreeVee
May 16
1 hr 16 min
Quiz Show (1994) review / dir. Robert Redford
The gang gets fed the answers this week, as they review a mostly true American story of the 1950s game shows, Quiz Show (1994).  Chosen by Pete from the wheel of destiny, this lightly fictionalized retelling of the scandal of 21, on NBC showcases the people and events leading up to the institution of rules and regulations around TV game shows in the United States. How did the gang like this overlooked drama? Listen in and find outhttp://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    
May 11
1 hr 5 min
Gab & Chatter: One Cut Of The Dead / I Love You Now Die / The Sixth Sense / Signs / Muppets From Space /
On this episode: Jason Statham to star in the sequel to Bee Movie and Netflix CEO says TikTok is ruining their business just like it’s ruining Tyler’s life. Plus incoming George Carlin documentary, Marvel bootlicking on Twitter, and overdue listener mailIn news: Tik Tok, Don’t Tell a Soul, Safe, Temple of Doom, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Shawshank Redemption, Bee Movie, Willy Wonka, Jason Statham, The Beekeeper, David Ayer, The Transporter, The Accountant, Matt Damon, The Wicker Man, John Wick, Kurt Wimmer, Bill Block, Miramax, Fury, Training days Bright, Antoine Fuqua, Harsh Times, The Tax Collector, Suicide Squad, God of War, hallucinogenic monk honey, Weird Al movie, A Clockwork Orange, Thor: Love and Thunder, Don’t Worry Darling, Harry Stylers, Olivia Wilde, Florence Pugh, Daniel Radcliffe, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilt Chamberlain, I Think You Should Leave, Tim Robinson, Power of the Dog, Reed Hastings, Don’t Look Up, CODA, PewDiePie, Markiplier, Happy Gilmore, George Carlin, Seinfeld, Judd Apatow, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Sam Raimi, Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, The Northman, The Lighthouse, Avatar, The House That Jack Built, Toy Story, Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Marry Me, Ben Affleck, Marc Anthony, Bruce Purkey, Eric Holmes, Greg Srisavasdi, Find your Film, Randy Newman, Godfather Part 3, Joel Shinneman, http://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    Streaming Picks:I Love You Now Die - HBO MaxThe Sixth Sense - Amazon PrimeSigns - Amazon PrimePhone Booth - HBO Max
May 9
1 hr 7 min
The Godfather: Part 3 (1990) review / dir. Francis Ford Coppola
The gang gets corrupted by the church this week as they review the finale in the Godfather trilogy. Directed by  Francis Ford Coppola, and written by him, as well as Mario Puzo. Tyler watched the original cut, while Pete and Joseph watched the Coda, and they discuss the differences. Widely regarded as the worst of the series, and a cash grab by Coppola, do the guys feel the same way? Ezekiel (Zeke) Hampton from Skylight Motion Picture and Radagast the Brown join us for the opposing view, as he is one of the rare defenders of Part 3. Check out his music on Spotify below. Skylight Motion Picturehttps://open.spotify.com/artist/42fjUpiRndTL6B8uZf0k5LRadagast The Brown https://open.spotify.com/artist/5TEamAs81jRpBVMRLOzWVc http://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    
May 4
1 hr 18 min
Gab & Chatter: The Alpinist / The Scary of 61st / Uzumaki (Spiral) / Batman & Robin / The Telltale Heart / more Muppets movies
On this episode: The Batman 2: The secret of the ooze, Netflix’s most expensive movie ever, and Adam Sandler is back with the Safdie’s. PLUS, insider gossip on Alex Garland’s MEN, Daniels’ drop 0% this week, and the Kung Fu sequel we didn’t know we wanted. In news: Kung Fu Panda, Soulja Boy, The Godfather part 3, Coda, The Batman, The Riddler, The Joker, The Penguin, Condiment man, Polka Dot Man, Mr. Freeze, Jesse Eisenberg, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dean Norris, Kevin MacDonald, Kids in the Hall, Henry Cavill, Henry Rollins, Music, He Never Died, Batman and Robin, Poison Ivy, Uma Thurman, Court of Owls, Amy Adams, Elizabeth Moss, Isla Fisher, Sacha Baron Cohen, John Stamos, Bane, Two Face, Will Poulter, Barry Keoghan, The Russo Brothers, The Gray Man, Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Anna De Armas, Bridgerton, Rege-Jean Page, Bourne identity, Manchurian Candidate, Zorg, The Fifth Element, Marriage Story, Project Power, I Care A Lot, Hubie Halloween, Army of the Dead, Red Notice, Uncut Gems, Adam Sandler, Safdie Brothers, Punch Drunk Love, Good Time, Robert Pattinson, The French Dispatch, Alex Garland, Men, Ex Machine, Devs, Annihilation, Dune, Oscar Isaac, Oates Studios, Neill Blomkamp, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Morbius, June 14th, Betsy Ross, Hereditary, Ladybird, The Movies that Made Me, The Daniels, Daniel Scheinert, Kirsten Lepore, Hi Stranger, Pockets, Kung Fu Hustle, Kung Pow: Enter the Fist, Robert Eggers, The Northman, The Lighthouse, Ari Aster, Lars Von Trier, Jeff Tremaine, Lance Bangshttp://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    Streaming Picks:John Wayne Gacy Tapes - NetflixThe Alpinist -   NetflixThe Telltale Heart (Eggers) - Youtube(Spiral) Uzumaki - Amazon PrimeBatman and Robin - HBO MaxMuppets Take Manhattan - HBO MaxMuppet Treasure Island - Disney+The Scary of 61st - Shudder 
May 2
1 hr 11 min
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011) review / dir. Sean Durkin
The gang escapes their cults this week, as they review Martha Marcy May Marlene, starring Elizabeth Olson, directed by Sean Durkin. Following the weeks after a young and impressionable, Martha, as she tries to assimilate back into a regular life, after spending years at a small cult. Is this role a fitting entry into feature films for Elizabeth Olson? Is the movie worth the slow pace? Listen in and find out. http://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    
Apr 26
58 min
Gab & Chatter: The Batman / Phone Booth / The Witch / The Great Muppet Caper / When we Were Bullies
This week's episode was streamed live in Twitch through Sacramento's own STAB comedy theater. Watch the VOD here--> https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1464886711On this episode: On this episode: Breaking News! The Mummy Reboot is bad! Skarsgard is a beefcake, and Scorsese picks his successor. Plus… incoming Exploding Kittens movie, and we need to talk about EzraStreaming on twitch.tv/stabcomedyIn news: Listener Stephen, The Mummy, Alex Kurtzman, Star Trek Discovery, Picard, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Mark Wahlberg, Star Wars, Universal’s Dark Universe, Benecio Del Toro, The Wolfman, Dracula Untold, Luke Evans, Beauty and the Beast, Lucas Hedges, Robert Eggers, Alexander Skarsgard, Michael Phelps, Kitfalbo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Goop, gamer girl bath water, Belle Delphine, Hiyao Miyazaki, Indiana Jones, Martin Scorsese, Hereditary, Ari Aster, Midsommer, Men, Alex Garland, Disappointment Blvd, Shutter Island, Silence, Troll 2, Basketcase, C.H.U.D., Critters 2, Bootleg Cinema, Ezra Miller, We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Flash, A Star is Born, SPAM misuse, I’m Still Here, Peacemaker, HBO, Wigwam, Do you Wanna Taste it, Minecraft movie, Jason Momoa, The Oatmeal, Exploding Kittens, , Unstable Unicorns, Throw Throw Burrito, Chipotle, Mike Judge, Netflix, Greg Daniels, Beavis and Butthead, Office space, King of The Hill, Silicon Valley, The Ofiice, Parks and Rec, Space Force, Tom Ellis, Lucifer, Lucy Liu, Mark Proksch, Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Tim Heidecker, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Chalamet, Wonka, Bill the Butcher, Gangs of New York, Mick Meyers, Cat in the Hat, Willy Wonka, Abraham Lincoln, Hugh Jackman, The Prestige, Pride and Prejudice, Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Dumb and Dumber, Odd Job, James Bond, Labyrinth, Ebenezer Scrooge, A Muppet Christmas Carol http://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    Streaming Picks:Conversations with a Killer: John Wayne Gacy - NetflixThe Batman - HBO MaxThe Witch - ShowtimeThe Muppet Movie - Disney+The Great Muppet Caper - Disney+When We Were Bullies - HBO MaxPhonebooth - HBO Max
Apr 25
1 hr 4 min
The Northman (2022) - Field Trip
**1st half spoiler free ** The gang gets their revenge this week, as they review the new Robert Eggers viking epic, The Northman. Only available in theaters now, this brutal tale based on nordic writings stars Alexander Skarsgard, Claes Bang, Nicole Kidman, and Anya Taylor Joy. Does Bobby Eggs go three for three with his first three movies, or is this a movie you should wait for it to hit the bargain barrel at Walmart? Listen in to find out! Email us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com  www.MCFCpodcast.comLeave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Tyler Noe  Joseph Navarro  and Pete Abeyta
Apr 24
50 min
The Lie (2018) review / dir. Veena Sud
The gang plays a harmless trick this week, as they review The Lie (2018) produced by Blumhouse Studios, starring Peter Sarsagaard, Mireille Enos, and Joey King. The Lie follows the (possibly) accidental death of Brittney, the best friend of Kayla, while the two are being driven to a ballet retreat out of town, by Kayla's dad, Jay. When Jay has to decide whether to go to the police, or save his daughter's fate, he will stop at nothing... including teaming back up with his estranged wife. Streaming right now on Amazon Prime, so watch it first, then listen along to see how we liked it http://www.MCFCpodcast.comEmail us at MCFCpodcast@gmail.com    Leave us a voicemail (209) 730-6010Joseph Navarro    Pete Abeytaand Tyler Noe    
Apr 20
57 min
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