Episode 195: Sonic the Hedgehog

sonic-the-hedgehog-new-1With Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog racing through theaters, we were as surprised as anyone that we enjoyed it as much as did. Join us for a fun chat as we unpack why the furry speedster scratched our itch. But that’s not all! We also talk about Disney’s Planet of the Apes plans, the first look at Robert Pattinson as The Batman, word that the Friends cast are reuniting, and more! Hear it all through the embed below or at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

Episode 194: Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

6f7576f9-80f2-4900-ac20-c232a8bf5067-VPCTRAILER_BIRDS_OF_PREY_DESK_THUMBHarley Quinn’s fantabulous emancipation is currently unfolding in theaters with Birds of Prey, and the MovieFilm boys chime in with their takes on the latest DC Comics cinematic escapade. Also: Hear our thoughts on the Oscar telecast and news that Rick Moranis is coming out of retirement. Plus: Remembering Kirk Douglas and Robert Conrad, and much more! Listen to it via the embed below or at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

Episode 193: Best Movies of the 2010s

5dd5bd4f79d7576c71492927The MovieFilm boys close out January by taking a look back at the most memorable films of the decade that just ended. What was the level of cinema offered up by the 2010s? Listen in to find out! In addition, hear our remembrance of Kobe Bryant, some thoughts on the premiere of Star Trek: Picard, word of Lethal Weapon 5 in the pipeline, and much more! You can listen via the embed below or at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

Episode 192: Bad Boys For Life

039c9825497269dcab2757d8ea3dee3422f3e395It’s the MovieFilm Boys talking Bad Boys! After a seventeen year gap, Will Smith & Martin Lawrence are back in their signature buddy cop franchise in Bad Boys For Life, and Zaki & Brian are here to chime in on whether it was worth the wait. In addition, hear our reactions to the first trailer for Sony’s scary superhero pic Morbius, plus our thoughts on the just-announced Oscar nominations and word that Hank Azaria is bidding farewell to one of his many Simpsons alter egos. Plus: Star Wars news and more! Listen via the embed below or at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

Nostalgia Theater: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

9AD7BF3F-C870-4724-A97F-1117C66E665EIt’s time for some 2020 hindsight! For this episode, I’m joined by veteran writer/producer Zack Stentz — you know his work from X-Men: First Class, Thor, and the upcoming Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous — for a fond look back at the late, lamented, gone-too-soon TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. I had this conversation for the San Francisco Chronicle last fall in the lead-up to the release of Terminator Dark Fate, but I’m glad to have this chance to share the entirety of our chat for the first time!

Episode 191: Zaki and Brian’s Favorite Movies of 2019!

best_movies_of_2019It’s 2020, now time for some hindsight! Listen as the MovieFilm boys go through their respective top ten lists of favorite movies for the year that just ended. Which ones made the cut? Which ones missed it by that much? Find out in the latest episode. Listen via the embed below or at Apple PodcastsStitcheriHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

Episode 190: The Mandalorian – Season 1 Wrap-Up

star-wars-the-mandalorian-chapter-4-baby-yoda-scenes-fan-reactio-1198039-1280x0The MovieFilm boys convene one last time in 2019 to take stock of the reaction to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and discuss the debut season of The Mandalorian. It’s a relaxing post-Christmas hangout, and you can hear it via the embed below or at Apple PodcastsStitcheriHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

Episode 189: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

rise-of-skywalkerThe latest (last?) installment of the Star Wars saga is here, and per MovieFilm tradition, we dispense with our usual format and instead go all-in for a show-length dissection of The Rise of Skywalker! Did returning director J.J. Abrams stick the landing on the 42-years-in-the-making epic, or did Lucasfilm drop a load of Bantha poodoo? Listen as we unpack the plot, delve into the details, and just generally give our hot takes on what we loved, what we didn’t, and where we’d like to see things go next in the galaxy far, far away.You can listen through the embed below or at Apple PodcastsStitcheriHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

star-wars-revenge-sith-hero_0The end of the Skywalker Saga is upon us, and as is MovieFilm tradition, the boys celebrate the release of a brand new Star Wars installment by dropping a commentary track for a previous one. This time around we delve into the episode that closed out the prequel trilogy, 2005’s Revenge of the Sith! Listen in as we share our production anecdotes, amusing observations, and our personal histories with the story of Anakin Skywalker’s final descent into the dreaded Darth Vader! Listen via the embed below  or at Apple PodcastsStitcheriHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: First Blood

RamboThis coming week sees the release of Rambo: Last Blood on home video, bringing to a close the cinematic cycle of Sylvester Stallone’s alter ego: Troubled Vietnam vet John Rambo. With that in mind, the MovieFilm boys decided to hop in the time machine and check out the movie that started it all, 1982’s First Blood. Watch along with us or simply listen as we talk through the action opus that accidentally birthed a franchise, talking about the historical context, production anecdotes, and what the legacy of Rambo is nearly forty years later. Listen via the embed below or at Apple PodcastsStitcheriHeartRadio, and Spotify! As we always ask, please hit up our Facebook page or e-mail moviefilmpodcast@gmail.com to let us know how we’re doing!