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In this episode your hosts discuss Clint Eastwood’s career, disputed portrayal of real life events, flashback necessity, and Sully‘s sound design. The Episode Theme is coastlines, inspired by our review of The Light Between Oceans. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 58: Sully


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In this episode your hosts discuss Clint Eastwood’s career, disputed portrayal of real life events, flashback necessity, and Sully‘s sound design. The Episode Theme is coastlines, inspired by our review of The Light Between Oceans. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 58: Sully


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In this episode your hosts discuss Derek Cianfrance’s filmography, the portrayal of time-lapses, and Cianfrance’s cinematographers. The Episode Theme is poverty, inspired by our review of Hell or High Water. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 57: The Light Between Oceans


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In this episode your hosts discuss Taylor Sheridan, Ben Foster, and civilized society in classic Western films. The Episode Theme is curses, inspired by our review of Kubo and the Two Strings. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 56: Hell or High Water



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In this episode your hosts discuss feature-length films from LAIKA studios and homosexual characters in animation. The Episode Theme is legends, inspired by our review of Pete’s Dragon. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 55: Kubo and the Two Strings


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In this episode your hosts discuss child attendance in movie theatres, David Lowery’s ties to Milwaukee, and Disney’s Peter Pan brand. The Episode Theme is uninhabited cities, inspired by our review of Suicide Squad. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 54: Pete’s Dragon


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In this episode your hosts discuss fandom backlash, Rotten Tomatoes, and the process of rating a movie. The Episode Theme is extramarital affairs, inspired by our review of Cafe Society. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 53: Suicide Squad


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In this episode your hosts discuss the purpose of narration, escapism through film-going, and character introductions. The Episode Theme is spaceships, inspired by our review of Star Trek Beyond. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 52: Cafe Society



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In this episode your hosts discuss the reaction to LGBT representation, the Star Trek franchise, and blockbuster trends. The Episode Theme is pet owners, inspired by our review of Wiener Dog. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 51: Star Trek Beyond


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In this episode your hosts discuss director Todd Solondz’ shocking film sequences, armchair activism, and Linklater vs Solondz. The Episode Theme is rescues, inspired by our review of The Secret Life of Pets. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 50: Wiener-Dog


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In this episode your hosts discuss Dr Seuss adaptations, Chris Meledandri, and Alexandre Desplat. The Episode Theme is isolation, inspired by our review of Swiss Army Man. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 49: The Secret Life of Pets


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In this episode your hosts discuss filmmakers’ self promotion, movie theatre walkouts, and death throes. The Episode Theme is dream sequences, inspired by our review of The Neon Demon. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 48: Swiss Army Man



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In this episode your hosts discuss Nicolas Winding Refn’s interest in a Batgirl movie, Cannes film festival audience reactions, and Amazon Studio productions. The Episode Theme is kidnappings, inspired by our review of Finding Dory. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 47: The Neon Demon


In this episode your hosts discuss Pixar’s “co-director” film credit, box office records, and hyper-realistic animation. The Episode Theme is kingdoms, inspired by our review of Warcraft. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. Download Popup

Episode 46: Finding Dory


In this episode your hosts discuss fandom of a film’s source material, Uwe Boll’s courtship of the Warcraft film rights, comparing fantasy films, and motion capturing actors. The Episode Theme is high society, inspired by our review of Love & Friendship. Podcast hosts: Matthew Balz, Jason Callen, and Jacob Mouradian. […]

Episode 45: Warcraft