Solo: A Star Wars Story – Trailer Discussion

Screen Shot 2018-02-05 at 9.47.12 PMThe first (and long awaited) trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story is finally here, and Zaki and Brian just had to know what the other thought of it. Listen in to hear the boys’ initial impressions in this special mini-episode of MovieFilm. You can hear it all via the embed below, or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. And if you haven’t already, please make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments to MovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

Episode 140: Oscar Nomination Reactions

Best Picture 2018The MovieFilm boys react to this week’s Oscar nominations and offer some very early predictions on who we we think will take home the gold! In addition, hear our thoughts on the latest headlines out of Hollywood, including word that Indiana Jones 5 is Steven Spielberg‘s next, a(nother) RoboCop sequel may be in the offing, and more! Plus: A quick catch-up on the latest Star Wars news, some belated reactions to the trailers for Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomOcean’s 8, and Sicario 2, Brian’s story about meeting The Room‘s director/star Tommy Wiseau, and a new batch of Listener Letters! Listen to it all via the embed below or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. If you haven’t already, make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments to MovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Et The Extra-Terrestrial / Et The Extra Terrestrial / E.T.The MovieFilm boys celebrate 2018 by debuting a brand new commentary track! This time around we talk through one of Brian’s favorite movies of all time, the Steven Spielberg classic E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial! Long time listeners already know what a formative experience this was, and he has plenty of insights to offer whether you watch along or listen separately. (Oh, and you’ll hear from Zaki too.) There’s behind-the-scenes trivia, observations on plot and story, and lots of fond memories of the 1982 blockbuster. Hear it all via the embed below or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. If you haven’t already, make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments to MovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

Episode 138: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Fallout

Screen Shot 2017-12-28 at 11.01.41 PMNow with multiple viewings and hours of inward reflection under their belts, the MovieFilm boys are ready to revisit and reassess their thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi!  But before the main event, Zaki and Brian catch each other up on all of the award season hopefuls they’ve caught this month: The Post, The Shape of Water, The Disaster Artist, Molly’s Game, Coco, as well as Netflix’s first “blockbuster” Bright. Listen to it all via the embed below or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. If you haven’t already, make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments toMovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

Episode 137: Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

TheLastJedi-InternationalPoster-Cover-1200x640Star Wars: The Last Jedi is in theaters, and the Force is back in force! And as has become a MovieFilm tradition, the boys toss the format like an unwanted lighsaber and instead dive in for a full show of Star Wars conversation! Listen as Brian and Zaki give their takes on this newest episode of the beloved franchise. We unpack the plot, dissect the details, just generally give our all-in 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. Hear it all via the embed below or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. If you haven’t already, make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments toMovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Darth MaulA new Star Wars movie is almost upon us, and that means it’s time once again for the MovieFilm boys to mark the occasion with another commentary track talking through the one of the older films. For this go-round, we enter the prequel era with 1999’s The Phantom Menace! Whether you queue up your blu-ray or digital copy to watch along with us, or listen separately, you’ll find plenty to enjoy as we pick apart one of the weaker entries in the Star Wars canon and try to figure out where it stepped wrong. There’s behind-the-scenes trivia, observations on plot and story specifics, and our personal memories of returning after so many years to that Galaxy Far, Far Away. Hear it all via the embed below or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. If you haven’t already, make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments toMovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

Episode 136: Justice League Fallout

Justice LeagueThe MovieFilm boys are back after an extended post-Thanksgiving layover! This week: We dive in with a look at the stunning box office flame-out of Warner Bros.’ superhero epic Justice League. Why did it fall so far shot of the financial mark? What does this mean for the future of the DC Comics Expanded Universe? We offer our thoughts and theories. Also: Hear our thoughts on the first trailer for next year’s Avengers: Infinity War, and Zaki’s interview with director Joe Wright about the new film Darkest Hour. Plus: Get our takes on James Cameron’s Avatar sequel plans, word that Disney is looking to buy Twentieth Century Fox, news of Quentin Tarantino taking on the Star Trek franchise, and much more! Listen to it all via the embed below or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. If you haven’t already, make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments toMovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

Episode 135: Justice League

Justice-League-Batman-Wonder-Woman-AquamanJustice League is in theaters now, bringing DC Comics’ biggest superstars onscreen and in action together for the first time, and the MovieFilm boys are all in! Join Brian, Zaki, and special guest Aaron Neuwirth of the Out Now With Aaron & Abe Podcast for a show-long discussion of the latest DC Comics superhero flick from Zack Snyder (and company)! Did the movie meet our expectations? Was it a mistake to have any expectations? Does Ben Affleck make it apparent that he’s got one foot out the door? Does Henry Cavill finally get to be the Superman we all hope he can be? What did we think of newbies like Aquaman and the Flash? Hear our spoiler-filled conversation for all our thoughts on where we’re at with the League, and how we’re feeling about the DC Comics Expanded Universe moving forward. You can hear it all via the embed below or at iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play. If you haven’t already, make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page, and send any questions or comments to MovieFilmPodcast@gmail.com.

Episode 134: Headlines!

landscape-1476786741-ben-affleck-batmanIt’s a big week of big headlines for the MovieFilm Podcast! First, we discuss the shocking revelations about comedian Louis C.K. that rocked the industry last week, as well as the continued fallout from Kevin Spacey’s abuse scandal. After that, we talk up Amazon’s big Lord of the Rings TV plans, Current Batman Ben Affleck’s will-he/won’t-he flirtation with continuing to play the Dark Knight after Justice League, and more! Plus: the latest news out of the Star Wars universe, as director Rian Johnson makes plans for an entirely different trilogy set in the galaxy far, far away, and word that Disney is planning a Star Wars TV offering exclusively for their recently-announced streaming service. All that, plus Listener Letters, and Trailer Talk, and all the fun and banter you’ve come to expect. Be sure to check back later this week for our special “All Justice League” review show! As always, stream it below, or listen via iTunes or Stitcher. And please make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page and let us know how we’re doing by writing a review!