The Next Reel Film Podcast
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Could Julie Andrews do anything wrong in the 60s? Can Carol Channing really sing that low? Why couldn’t they have just given Pat Morita and Jack Soo names? Join us on this week’s show as we discuss Thoroughly Modern Millie!
Is there really this much pastel in Rochefort? Could Catherine Deneuve have been any more adorable? What’s up with the ax murderer element? Join us this week to find out!
Would Julie Andrews have been better in My Fair Lady? How bad is Dick Van Dyke’s cockney? Was casting the Bride of Frankenstein as an angry nanny an in-joke? And just how do those actors dance with animated characters? Tune in to this week’s show to find out!
Does Jai Courtney work as McClane Jr.? How many villains is too much? Did McClane really need to go to Russia? Tune in to this week’s show to find out more!
Is Burnt about food or redemption, or both? Listen in for the first of many Trailer Rewind episodes this year that won’t give JJ a fright.
How does Bruce Willis work as the older John McClane? How is Mac Justin Long as his sidekick? And did Maggie Q really do her own stunts? We talk about all this and more on this week’s show!
Does Christopher Nolan’s use of IMAX cameras feel like a necessary decision? How well does the story work without a central protagonist? Why the three timelines? Tune in to our guest cinematographer Toby Oliver the TNR Speakeasy to find out!
How well do Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson work together on screen? Would a straight-up version of the original script have been better? What about the alternate ending? Tune in to this week’s show to get our thoughts!
This week listen to Steve, Andy, and JJ examine Aaron Sorkin’s latest, "Molly's Game". They may try to gamble a bit about the film’s performance and purpose for coming out on Christmas. Jessica Chastain and company may be giving away some tells for big hollywood gold with this movie out in theaters now.
Does Renny Harlin amp this sequel up appropriately or does it go too far? Should John McClane be this unlikeable? And do the bad guys really ‘die harder’? Tune in to this week’s show to find out!
Does John McClane represent the perfect everyday action hero? Is Hans Gruber one of cinema’s greatest villains? Why does this film work so well and still hold up? And does anyone talk to themselves as well as Bruce Willis? Join us on this week’s show to find out!
Does Lisbeth finally win out? How does Noomi do in the role over the three films? Are they going to remake this? Tune in this week to find out!!
We did it! We got to Star Wars #8 without our own Starkiller of a planet disintegrating - and what a fantastic reward we have in store for you when all of the usual suspect gang of thugs gather here to spoil the heck out of The Last Jedi. There’s so many people holding back the inner secrets of this story on social media so that you won’t get spoiled, but we fly a squadron of X-wings right in the face of that on The Film Board. #THISISYOURSPOILERFIX
Is this film as good as its predecessor? Will Lisbeth ever let down her steel wall? And is it worth it seeing a more Millennium-centric story? Tune in this week to find out!
Andy & Pete are joined by Paul Dergarabedian from comScore to talk about film analytics, how he got started in the business and his love for film.