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When Harry Met Sally – Part 2: Perfectly Timeless (Fashion Aside)

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In part two of our discussion of When Harry Met Sally, we gush about how great the movie is, and give it credit for inspiring (for good and bad) nearly every romantic comedy since then. Along the way we discuss

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When Harry Met Sally – Part 1: Best Bubbly Balance

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In part one of our discussion of what has proven to be the foundation for the modern romantic comedy, ‘When Harry Met Sally…’, we talk about how we should recast four major roles, and one minor role. Along the way

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Taxi Driver – Part 2: The Saxophone Self

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In Part Two of our discussion of Taxi Driver, we start out by sharing lots of great casting suggestions from friends and fans of the show, including a couple that had us second guessing our choices. Then we reveal which

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Taxi Driver – Part 1: Identifiable and Root-for-able

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In this episode of Remakers Mark, we discuss Martin Scorsese’s meditative tale of dirty New York and antihero Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver. In part one, we recast the movie, including a discussion of who we would have direct the remake

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Vacation – Part 2: TV Edits and Mix Tapes

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In part two of our discussion of Vacation we start by going over some really excellent audience feedback from both Twitter and Facebook, and reveal who the big winners were from our recasting in Part One. Andy goes into umbrage

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Vacation – Part 1: Doing Stupid Things With Gusto

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In part one of our discussion of the family road trip comedy classic National Lampoon’s Vacation, we first talk about some of the favorite vacations that we’ve had. Then, we reveal how we would recast four major characters, and five

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In Memoriam 2013 • Remaker’s Mark Special Episode 5

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In this, our fifth Special Episode, we talk about people who we lost from the world of Hollywood in 2013. We discuss why they were beloved by us and others, and what we recommend people seek out to know more

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The Sting – Part 2: The Epitome of the Heist

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In part two of our discussion of the 1973 caper classic The Sting, we first reveal who our recasting winners were, as well as some great casting suggestions from friends and listeners. We then talk about the powerhouse duo of

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The Sting – Part 1: The Shadiest Merry Go ‘Round in Chicago

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In part one of our discussion of the 1973 caper classic The Sting, we take on the far-from-easy task of recasting major and minor roles alike, including replacing Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Along the way we reveal our 30′s-era

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The Bridge on the River Kwai – Part 2: A Monument For British Huff-n-Puffery

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In part two of our discussion of ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai‘, we first reveal who we picked as the best recasting choices, as well as listed feedback received from Facebook and Twitter. Then we tackle a wide range

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