The Next Reel Film Podcast
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Does Kevin Costner kill it in the movie or does he just kill the movie? Can we get more Alan Rickman? And what’s up with all the witchcraft? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.
How effective are Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn as love interests? Why does the film end the way it does? And is Connery really going commando style? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
How does a film that is positioned for Oscar nominations fall off the radar so quickly? Is this a transformative performance from Nicole Kidman? Why can’t Sebastian Stan stay away from girls that are going to be trouble? We only do 1 show a month so why a hiatus? We might answer these questions on this month’s Trailer Rewind.
How influential was this film on people’s impressions of the Robin Hood tale? Does the animation style hold up? How about the voice actors? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!
The Film Board returns from hiatus this week and we figured that we’d welcome everyone back in by answering the question - “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” now showing in theaters. The Richard Linklater film stars Cate Blanchett and is based on the book by Maria Semple.
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!