The Next Reel Film Podcast
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Is this a better Rat Pack film than 'Ocean’s Eleven'? How does ol’ Blue Eyes do as Robin Hood? Does it translate to gangster era Chicago? Tune in to this week’s episode to get these answers and more!
How does Errol Flynn compare to Douglas Fairbanks? Does this version of Robin Hood hold up as one of the best still? How did they do those arrow-in-the-chest stunts? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Is Douglas Fairbanks as iconic a Robin Hood as Errol Flynn? What’s up with Lady Marian’s surname? How does Robin Hood slide down that tapestry so brilliantly? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.
Before Steve Rogers could do this all day, before Batman asked Superman if he could bleed, before Venom got weirdly obsessed with the pancreas, there was a superhero boom in the movies of the late 80s and early 90s that paved the way for the golden age we are presently experiencing. This panel event recorded at the Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019.
There have been some great British music biopics in the last year. They tend to garner some criticism for the way that history is manipulated to make movie drama. Also each one handles the original artists’ music in different ways. This month, Danny Boyle’s “Yesterday” was released in theaters and it shares with us the joy and the experience of The Beatles’ music by imagining a world where they didn’t exist. That’s one way to ditch the criticism: go full fiction!
Was it worth the wait to finally get Ingrid and Ingmar together? Does the film hold up as Ingrid’s last theatrical film? How is it possible it didn’t start on the stage? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.
How does Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot compare to the many other actors who have played him? Is this version a better adaptation than Kenneth Branagh’s? Why was Ingrid Bergman singled out as Best Supporting Actress? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.
If your birthday is in June, you’re a Gemini. As a special treat for our Gemini listeners we are talking about twins this month. Ansel Elgort plays both John and Jonathan in this under the radar film from first time director Bill Oliver.
Was this film worth the rupture in Ingrid Bergman’s marriage? What do we think of Italian neorealism? And why do people live on this island still? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Does ‘Notorious' work better for us than 'Spellbound' did? How are Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman as a couple? And does Claude Rains convincingly play a Nazi war criminal? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Who do we buy more – Ingrid Bergman as a psychotherapist or Gregory Peck as her boss? How does this mystery hold up against Hitchcock’s other films? And what about that Dalí dream sequence? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
How different is this version than the 1940 version? Did Ingrid Bergman deserve her Academy Award? And why was MGM trying to gaslight the world? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Just as the school year is starting to wind down, JJ and Steve take one more trip back to high school with 2016’s The Edge of Seventeen.
How involved was Hemingway in this production? Does Bergman have the same chemistry with Cooper that she did with Bogart? Does the adaption work? Tune in to this week’s show to hear these answers and more!
You may or may not have a connection to the world of the pocket monsters affectionately called Pokémon, but this month The Film Board is following its new movie in theaters that seeks to sate the adorable appetites of fans young and old in Pokémon Detective Pikachu.