FILE – NOVEMBER 23, 2012: The American romantic movie drama Casablanca celebrated its world premiere on November 26, 1942. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman the film was a solid success in its initial run, winning three Academy Awards, and its characters, dialogue, and music have become iconic. It now consistently ranks near the top of lists of the greatest films of all time. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery: Humphrey Bogart (1899 – 1957) and Ingrid Bergman (1915 – 1982) star in the Warner Brothers film ‘Casablanca’, 1942. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

What Classic Films Still Hold Up? – Episode 065

March 30, 2016

Why do some classic movies hold up to a modern audience, but others just don’t work? We talk about why some work and some don’t, and also name our favorite classic films that still work as entertainment. We hope this episodes adds a few good movies to your Netflix queue.

Your Hosts

Brent Hartinger
Erik Hanberg

Media Consumed This Episode

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (film, 1961)
Adam’s Rib (film, 1949)
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (film, 1941)
Roman Holiday (film, 1953)
Casablanca (film, 1942)
Some Like It Hot (film, 1959)
Sunset Boulevard (film, 1950)
Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams (book, 2015)
Strangers on a Train (film, 1951)
Vertigo (film, 1958)
The Big Sleep (film, 1946)
All About Eve (film, 1950)
The Manchurian Candidate (film, 1962)

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