Episode 291: Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

f8165a8fbc0572795a09f7db3d0b9000KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES is sitting atop the box office throne, and we have lots to say in our in-depth discussion about the latest APES adventure! Does it live up to its lineage? Listen for all our thoughts. Plus: New LORD OF THE RINGS on the way whether we like it or not, remembering Roger Corman, and much more!

Episode 292: Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga + MoviePass, MovieCrash

f7827bc332035236dc2dd87b02929f70Lots to discuss in our latest MovieFilm show! First up, there’s the fascinating new HBO documentary MOVIEPASS, MOVIECRASH and the trailer for Francis Ford Coppolla’s self-funded sci-fi opus MEGALOPOLIS! And then it’s the main event: FURIOSA: A MAD MAX SAGA is in theaters now and we have plenty of thoughts on director George Miller’s long-delayed prequel project! All that, plus Headlines, Listener Letters and more!

Commentary Track: Mad Max

65cc63e95e031d9647087b950f61bfe1It was 45 years ago that Max Rockatansky, as played by a babyfaced Mel Gibson, first hit the deserted roadways of a near future Australia. Sure, he was more miffed than mad in his first big screen go-round, but director George Miller’s debut feature MAD MAX made enough of a mark that it’s still inspiring devotees nearly a half century after its debut. And with this week’s release of FURIOSA, we thought it was a perfect time to dip into the archives and look back to the time when Miller made Mel Mad!

Episode 291: Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

f8165a8fbc0572795a09f7db3d0b9000KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES is sitting atop the box office throne, and we have lots to say in our in-depth discussion about the latest APES adventure! Does it live up to its lineage? Listen for all our thoughts. Plus: New LORD OF THE RINGS on the way whether we like it or not, remembering Roger Corman, and much more!

Commentary Track: Escape from the Planet of the Apes

IMG_1886With the impending release of a new PLANET OF THE APES adventure, we thought it was a perfect time to dip into the archives and watch an entry from the original APES series. Listen separately or watch along with us as we talk through 1971′s ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES, the third film in the cycle and one with a supremely depressing ending! We had a lot of fun while delving into some serious corners, and we hope you’ll join us on the journey!

Commentary Track: The Flintstones (1994)

2e52c2bd7d2d91aab9154ab22ca5cd8fFor our latest commentary track, we talked through 1994′s THE FLINTSTONES. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Steven Spielberg-produced cartoon adaptation was a summer smash, with the perfectly cast John Goodman and Rick Moranis playing Fred and Barney. Listen separately or watch along with us as we delve into the mists of the Stone Age (or 1994), pointing out behind-the-scenes trivia and other anecdotes along the way!

Episode 289: Civil War

3b846b8e54edd107cf2fe4d5276396a2The MovieFilm boys reconvene to unpack writer-director Alex Garland’s controversial and conversation-inducing new film CIVIL WAR! Does the dystopian tale of a United States in disarray live up to its high concept, or is it more less clever than it thinks it is? Zaki and Brian are ready to discuss. But that’s not all! We also discuss the trailers for the new JOKER sequel and TRANSFORMERS prequel, unpack the legacy of the late O.J. Simpson, and much more!

Commentary Track: The Mummy (1999)

6c0b620bac9750d3f2e993dacff21b2cThis week the MovieFilm boys talk through 1999′s THE MUMMY, released 25 years ago next month! Listen separately or watch along with us as we break down the production history, story development and other ephemera surrounding the Brendan Fraser action-adventure opus! Does it hold up to the passage of time? Is it worthy of its beloved reputation? We have plenty of thoughts.

Episode 288: Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

a47215803503b12bb0224f9baffa0341GODZILLA x KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE is currently smashing up movie theaters, and the MovieFilm boys have some thoughts on the latest blockbuster from Warner Bros./Legendary’s MonsterVerse! Plus: Remembering Louis Gossett Jr., another visit to THE MATRIX may be coming, quick thoughts on the trailers for the remake of THE CROW, the new ALIEN and BEETLEJUICE sequels, and more!