The Next Reel Film Podcast
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Have some time social distancing by yourself or with the family and looking for something cool to watch? Join Kyle and Rob for a stroll down the Disney movie lane to fill up your watchlists now!
Does this feel like Spike Lee at his most Lee-ish? How effective is the satire in this film? Does Damon Wayans take his performance too far? Tune in to this week’s show for these answers and more.
What a weird time to be alive, right? It seems appropriate for Blumhouse to release a political powderkeg in the middle of a national state of emergency quarantine that’s been wildly politicized across the spectrum. There’s no better time for us to talk about The Hunt!
Wisdom teeth. Tom and Rita. Plus a list of films with hot weather as a principle character and three derivative trailers!
Is it clear that Spike Lee has something to say with this film? How does the camerawork and production design work to enhance this world? Is this film still relevant in today’s society? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
In the first episode of our Exiles In Space double feature Steve and JJ discuss Claire Denis’ first English language film, "High Life". They agree that it's artfully made. They agree that it has sci-fi elements. They even agree that it is not an enjoyable or comfortable viewing experience. What they can’t tell you is what this film is going to mean to you.
Corona Virus Gregorian Reset. Bollywood Eternals. Old Kids in the Hall. Plus a very special re-ranking and a list of films featuring great surveillance!
How influential has this film been over the years? Where does this film fit into the French crime films? Does anyone wear a trenchcoat and fedora like Alain Delon? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Blumhouse has done it again! The prolific production company has already knocked out its second release of the year with this month’s Film Board subject: The Invisible Man.
Spielberg is stepping down as Indy director. Wait… there’s a Snake Eyes movie? Deepfakes and BTtF. The Director’s Cut nightmare. Dear Evan Hansen?
How did Jules Dassin use this film to help break the blacklist? Are the criminal protagonists here easy to like? How do they so effectively amp up the tension in the robbery? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Amazing Stories is back. Trump misunderstands the Oscars, longs for a resurgence of Gone with the Wi...whatever. Shantaram halts production because they don’t know how to write it. Police Academy redux? Joaquin Phoenix prison breaks a cow.
How does a docu-style approach work in telling this prison break story? What do the sound, editing and camerawork do to amplify the tension? How well do our new actors do in creating these characters? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Oscars recap. Fathom Events and King Kong.The Batman camera test.
Where does this land in the Ben Falcone/Melissa McCarthy lineup of films they’ve made together? Should this be more than just a guilty pleasure? Is it okay to rank this higher than obviously better films like 'Autumn Sonata'? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!