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Medfield College Film Society
113 minutes | May 1, 2022
The Million Dollar Duck
This week the society watches the 1971 comedy The Million Dollar Duck, directed by Vincente McEveety and starring Dean Jones, Sandy Duncan, and Joe Flynn. Ever wonder what would happen if you got a sudden glut of cash via a radioactive duck? Are you up-to-date on your tax law and gold bullion policies? Well, this be the place! Watch out for nosy tax assessors and the government and their textbook overreaches, this one is going to be an EGGSTRAVAGANZA!Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates
110 minutes | Apr 3, 2022
Freaky Friday (2003)
This week the society returns to a tale they can't seem to let go of and checks out the 2003 remake of Freaky Friday, directed by Mark Waters, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan. Join us as we see what happens when a mother and daughter trade places and decide to make things as difficult as they possibly can for themselves instead of just staying home. Brush up on your talk therapy and guitar as quick as you can, and never read your fortune cookies! Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates
109 minutes | Mar 6, 2022
Unidentified Flying Oddball
This week the society boards their version of the Satellite of Love and experiences the 1979 madcap adventure Unidentified Flying Oddball, directed by Russ Mayberry and starring Dennis Dugan and Jim Dale. Join us if you dare for this trip into space and back in time to King Arthur's Court, and see if Robert can break Andy down further than ever before. You'll need plenty of space gear and perhaps some salacious periodicals from your own time... I'll be honest I don't even know what one needs to survive this one, just strap yourself into this rocket with us and take the ride.Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates
112 minutes | Feb 6, 2022
Darby O'Gill And The Little People
This week the society gets the "come hither" put on them by the King of Leprechauns as they watch the 1959 period drama Darby O'Gill And The Little People, directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Janet Munro and 007 himself: a young Sean Connery. Join us as we explore the lore of the little people under a haze of pub drinking. Be aware if your children watch this movie a few scenes may haunt them for the rest of their lives! However, if you need to know everything about the Leprechaun code, this be the place!Follow us on social media @medfieldfilm for the latest updates
129 minutes | Jan 2, 2022
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
This week the society kicks off the new year with an epic adventure in 1954's epic 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Kirk Douglas and James Mason. We dive into this early Disney blockbuster and society longtime favorite, filled to the brim with amazing special effects, acting, and music. Join us as we board the Nautilus and enjoy all manner of icky sea food, but beware! The fair captain may be slightly unhinged, and we may just have to impersonate him for the entire podcast. This one will be quite the adventure, and will only end in God's good time.Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates
49 minutes | Dec 19, 2021
Mickey's Christmas Carol
This week the society celebrates the holidays with its second-annual Christmas special! And the gang's all here, we're watching the 1983 animated short Mickey's Christmas Carol, directed by Burny Mattinson and starring Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, and Clarence "Ducky" Nash, as well as a large cast of Disney favorites! Join us as we travel the well-worn path to Victorian England with a special Disney twist. Prepare yourself for tales of disastrous tree allergies, alluring duck animation, and lots and lots of politics.... IT'S CHRISTMASTIME!Follow us on @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest news
120 minutes | Dec 5, 2021
The Ugly Dachshund
This week the society watches the madcap classic Disney comedy The Ugly Dachshund from 1966, directed by Norman Tokar and starring Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette. Join us as we discover what happens to a young tumultuous married couple as they add a great dane to a group of impish doxies in what is perhaps the perfect house. Make sure to get party insurance and protect all your art supplies, because madness will ensue!Follow us @medfieldfilm for the latest news and updates
85 minutes | Nov 7, 2021
Fun and Fancy Free
This month the society turns back the clock to the 1940's to watch Walt Disney's 1947 animated package film Fun and Fancy Free, starring Edgar Bergen, Jiminy Cricket, and Mickey, Donald, and Goofy. Join us as we break and enter with Jiminy Cricket, and witness a get together with some dummies and a young lady. Be sure to remember to bring your magic beans, and always remember that if you love someone, it's best to say it with a slap.Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates.
126 minutes | Oct 31, 2021
This week the society celebrates SPOOKY SEASON with their second annual spoooooooky Halloowweeeeen speciallllll. This year, we're watching the madcap 1968 comedy Blackbeard's Ghost, directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, and Peter Ustinov. Join us as we travel to the town of Godolphin and experience the supernatural, pirate lore galore, and lots of...sports. Bring along your book of spells, and prepare to be wined and dined with giant menus and take a trip to the roulette table with your favorite pirate ghost in tow!Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates.
113 minutes | Oct 3, 2021
The Black Hole
This week the society watches the 1979 sci-fi spectacular The Black Hole, directed by Gary Nelson and starring Maximillian Schell, Anthony Perkins, and Robert Forester. Join us as we go in....through....and BEYOND with an on-the-edge captain and his diverse group of robots with different skills and attributes. Will you encounter God? Will you live forever? Will you meet and ex-bartender robot that only speaks in synth noises and flips upside down to assert dominance? Come along with us and find out!Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates.
117 minutes | Sep 5, 2021
Son Of Flubber
The society is ALL IN 4 FUN in this our first episode of Season 3! This week the society returns to our glorious alma mater in 1963's comedy Son Of Flubber, directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, and Kenan Wynn as Alonzo Hawk. Join us as we return to the world of Ned Brainard and his marital woes and wacky troublesome inventions. Bring tape for your windows, a saxaphone to dump your snacks in, and your tax records, you'll need them all in Medfield!Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates
63 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
Season 3 Teaser
Buckle up all ye listeners, and come aboard the Good Ship Season 3! Join us as we reveal a bit of the season 3 slate to come, and look back a bit as well.... Follow on @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest updates!
79 minutes | Aug 29, 2021
MCFS Presents: The Muppets At Walt Disney World
This week the Society wraps up their summer series by watching the 1990 special The Muppets At Walt Disney World, originally aired on the Magical World of Disney. Join Kermit and Co. as they attend the marinating of the bugs and end up at the Vacation Kingdom of the World with all its dysfunctional cast members. Be sure to bring your poison ivy cream, your best taco sauce, and your hands to put into cement in front of the Chinese Theatre, WELCOME TO THE FAMILY! Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest information
136 minutes | Aug 15, 2021
MCFS Presents: Descendants 2!
This week on the podcast Andy has a chance to balance the scales with Disney's 2017 made-for-tv film Descendants 2. Join us as we continue the saga with your very favorite heroes and villains, along with some new characters thrown in for good measure. Prepare to LIVE EVIL, but if you aren't down with that, make sure your limo is gassed up and have your 3D printer at the ready - you're going to need it!It's..... DESCENDANTS.... 2!!!!Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for the latest information.
89 minutes | Aug 1, 2021
MCFS Presents: Jeff Presents: Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary
This week we continue our Summer series with a celebration of Walt Disney World's birthday as we dial the wayback machine 40 years to view the 10th Anniversary special, starring good friends Dean Jones and Michele Lee. We pick up with our Love Bug stars and follow them to the Vacation Kingdom of the World, with their children played by Dana Plato and Ricky Schroeder, and a nice dose of Michael Keaton along the way...Come with us if you dare, but be forewarned that this is not for the faint of heart. Grab your Kraft recipe book and your John Schneider records for autographing, as well as a tent and all the sporting equipment you can fit in to your car, it's DISNEY WORLD OR BUST!
94 minutes | Jul 18, 2021
Spingfield University Film Society: The Simpsons Movie
Welcome back dear friends to the Springfield University Film Society, your home for all the great legendary movies in the 20th Century Fox catalogue! This week the society comes home to Springfield with a look at 2007's The Simpsons Movie, made by and starring the folks you know and love from your favorite 20th Century Fox TV show! Join us as we live life under the dome, escape to Alaska, and see if our favorite family can hold it together enough to get people out of their bubble. Be sure to bring along your pants, a cold towel for the sweat lodge, and as many Sop signs as you can carry, because it's sure to be an adventure.Follow us on the Internet for all Springfield University Film Society news.
84 minutes | Jul 4, 2021
Disneyland 35th Anniversary
It's Summer Summer Summertime, and what better way to ring in this Summer than with our Summerriffic Summer series, Medfield College Film Society Presents, a look into lesser-known Disney content out there in the internet somewhere.And what better way to ring in the Summer series than with a classic to 75 percent of the Society?! This week we turn on the 1990 TV special celebrating Disneyland's 35th Anniversary, hosted by Tony Danza and featuring a Michael Eisner word cloud of celebrities and notables. You will ponder with Frasier Crane, wonder with Woody Harrelson, shudder at Charlie Fleischer, abduct with Miss Piggy, be tortured with Ernest P Worrell, and do some vigorous Hammer dancing with some chimney sweeps, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and the Fresh Prince. What more can I say, but join us to watch this classic (?) TV special!Follow us @medfieldfilm on social media for more updates!
155 minutes | Jun 20, 2021
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
This week the society wraps up Season 2 with a blockbuster and memorable TOUCHSTONE from our youth in 1988's Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, and Charles Fleischer. Join us as we hop into Benny the Cab and try to cut it as a gumshoe in Toontown. Watch out as always for sociopathic homicidal politicians and try and avoid having any thoughts whatsover about Roger's girlfriend.Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @medfieldfilm for the latest updates.
98 minutes | Jun 6, 2021
This week the society discusses the 1957 Disney classic Old Yeller, directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire, Tommy Kirk, Kevin "Moochie" Corcoran, and Spike in the titular role. Join us as we settle the frontier with the help of our domesticated friends through thick and thin, hoping to tame the wilderness before we ourselves are tamed by it. Be sure to bring your rugged individualism, as well as a good rope, some even better cornbread, and maybe some tissues. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @medfieldfilm for the latest updates.
124 minutes | May 2, 2021
Herbie Goes Bananas
This week the society rounds third and heads home to finish our trip through the gauntlet of the four pre-Lohan Herbie movies with a doozie, Herbie Goes Bananas, the 1980 international adventure directed by Vincent McEveety and starring Stephen W. Burns, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, and Joaquin Garay III. Join us as we set sail aboard the Sun Princess and enjoy life at sea with a scenic trip to Mexico, Panama, and who knows where else. Brace yourself - there are pickpockets, archeological opportunists, flirtatious cruisers, menacing bulls, maniacal naval figures, and, of course, bananas ahead. We can only say you've been warned. There. Will. Be. Bananza.Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @medfieldfilm for the latest updates.
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