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!

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.

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!

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

dd31d1c4df5afcad1f86d3adb13ef763Sony’s spectral spookchasers are back in theaters with GHOSTBUSTERS: FROZEN EMPIRE, and the MovieFilm boys are here with our thoughts on this fifth flick in the franchise. Plus: quick takes on the ROAD HOUSE remake, X-MEN ’97 on Disney+ and the sobering documentary series QUIET ON SET. All that, plus Hollywood Headlines, Listener Letters and more!

Commentary Track: Ghostbusters II

348b577049aa707893d9225bb65a6423The boys are back! With a new GHOSTBUSTERS sequel about to hit theaters, we thought it was a perfect time to visit the summer of ’89 and rewatch their FIRST follow-up, GHOSTBUSTER II. It remains a polarizing flick 35 years after its debut but we still think there’s lots to love about the second GB flick, from its re-teaming of the titular quarter to the spooky special effects and more. Listen separately or watch along with us as we talk through behind-the-scenes stories, amusing anecdotes and other stray observations!

Commentary Track: Lethal Weapon 2

09ba67e3446fd800a4d400a9acb693e6It was 1989 and the magic was back as Mel Gibson and Danny Glover reteamed for LETHAL WEAPON 2! The buddy copy sequel was one of the biggest box office hits of that year, and the MovieFilm boys fired it up to delve into why it still holds up three-and-a-half decades later! Listen separately or watch along as we offer up behind-the-scenes stories, humorous asides and even an insight or two on one of the greatest sequels ever made!

Episode 286 – Dune: Part Two

7ee367f85632e8968a84ddc40e9af979DUNE: PART TWO is playing to packed theaters, and the MovieFilm boys are here with their thoughts on the ambitious sequel from Denis Villeneuve. But that’s not all! New reboots are on the way for THE CROW, THE NAKED GUN, and SUPERMAN, and we have plenty of thoughts on those. Plus: Kevin Costner’s ambitious new western HORIZON, remembering Richard Lewis and much more!

Commentary Track: Dune (1984)

9d4930135f64a292c7d0b193c29ceb64For our latest commentary track, the MovieFilm boys delve into the hidden recesses of David Lynch’s DUNE! Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the film flopped upon its initial release but has nonetheless become a beloved cult artifact in the intervening decades. And with the release of DUNE PART TWO upon us, it seemed a perfect time to revisit this fascinating failure. So slip into your stillsuits and keep your thumper handy as we search for wormsign!