The Next Reel Film Podcast
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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!
Kirk Douglas passes. Dune logo reveal. Is it a movie or a game?. Harry Potter makes Clue better… weirdly.
Is this rightly regarded as a guilty pleasure? Should Bruce Willis be allowed to write more scripts? Is the silly comedy just too much for the general public? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
We talk about the Arrowverse in a way that puts others of us to sleep. Emma Watts is out as Twentieth Century Studios president. There's some streaming news. Ugg, Disney. Plus three trailers that and a list of #MeToo movies that might be reachers.
How does Dolly Parton do in her second film? Are there sparks with her and Burt Reynolds? Does a musical about a whorehouse work? Tune in to this week’s shows to get these answers and more.
Here’s something you may not have expected to open up 2020: a Guy Ritchie Film about organized crime released in part by Miramax. Maybe around the turn of the Century sure, but we’ve got a fresh take on Guy Ritchie gold that came out in theaters this week with The Gentlemen. Let’s let the lion eat on the decade’s first episode of The Film Board.
We're talking to one of our own! Tommy Handsome's feature film has just hit Amazon Prime so the Film Board has gathered to talk about the film, the production, and release!
Does this film feel dated or does it hold up today as much as it did 40 years ago? How well does Dolly Parton do in her first acting performance? Are Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Parton an example of a perfect on-screen trio? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
Letterboxd strategies. Take Waititi has been attached to a Star Wars project… whatever that means. Colin Trevorrow’s script has leaked. Plus a list of great Hitchcock homages and trailers moving in the opposite direction.
How well do the jokes work for today’s world? Do Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase work as a romantic duo? Does Colin Higgins nail it for his first time directing? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
We have no opinions on The New Mutants again. Scott Derrickson and Dr. Strange part ways.. Pete shares some thoughts on Joker and ZooPat weighs in on The Batman shooting now in London. Letterboxd shares their Year-in-Review.
Is it obvious right out of the gate that Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor would make a great comedy duo? How are the thrills versus the laughs? Are there too many tropes used throughout this film? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.