A Beautiful Mind

January 09, 2021


Brilliant mathematician, John Nash, is on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now only his devoted wife can help him overcome his mental illness and move on to greatness.

Craig and guest Zaki Hasan (@ZakisCorner on twitter) discuss Craig’s fear of his future Mental health, Scott Glenn appreciation, baby bathes and the movie A Beautiful Mind on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

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Show Notes

  • 1:02

    Craig and Zaki discuss teaching media studies from home and an update on The MovieFilm Podcast.

  • 9:14

    Craig and Zaki discuss “A Beautiful Mind”

  • 26:06


  • 38:44

    Double Feature

  • 39:43

    Final Thoughts

  • 43:12

    A preview of next week’s episode “The Social Network”

Next week, Craig, Alan and Patrick Beatty get social, network and online with “The Social Network”

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