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Book Vs. Movie is the podcast that ponders the question: "Which was better...the book or the movie?" We spoil away the details, uncover the plot points, discuss casting choices and shower with praise (or pummel with snark) as we see fit. Hosts are Margo P. (She's Nacho Mama's Blog) and Margo D. (Creator of Brooklyn Fit Chick.com) and we are not afraid to tell it like it is!
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A bi-weekly podcast devoted to infamous examples of failed film-franchise starters. In a Hollywood landscape dominated by giant tentpole movies, not all attempted franchises can succeed. Many intended first entries of a series fail to generate the planned sequels due to low box office, poor judgement, or, simply put... utter incompetence. This show is a celebration of (or perhaps a memorial for) those failures, as hosts Trev and Chris dissect what went wrong with these cinematic misfires. @F ...
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A weekly podcast reviewing one or two new release titles every episode with an occasional free-for-all segment at the end we call Potpourri. Proudly presented by ObsessiveViewer.com. A full archive of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast (as well as written reviews) can be found at ObsessiveViewer.com.
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Surprisingly Criterion

Surprisingly Criterion

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Surprisingly Criterion - the podcast where we select and talk about the films that we’re surprised are a part of the Criterion Collection, and the films we can’t believe are not! The Criterion Collection brands itself as a depository of important classic and contemporary films for film aficionados. Their collection features over a 1000 movies and counting! Surely all of these can’t be important, can they? What does 'important' even mean!
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Your hosts with the mosts, Henry and Lillie, take you through the weird, wild and wonderful world of the movie genre that is the "Creature Feature." Joined by a variety of guests from various backgrounds of the arts, sciences and beyond! Tune in and find out which monster movies are worth the watch! Use the link below find all our social media, patreon and more! https://linktr.ee/icfammpodcast Main Episodes every other Monday Check out our Patreon for early content as bonus episodes!
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Best Picture This

Mike Cavaliere & Brian McMillan

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Join Mike and Brian as they reevaluate the top films and Academy Awards nominees from 1999-2009 (plus a whole lot of bonuses), talk trivia and top fives, and address the big question: "Would you keep or kick the Academy's picks for Best Picture?" All that and more on Best Picture This -- where it's always Oscar season!
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A Comedy Podcast where film critics, Aislene and Gracie talk about a movie before putting it to the Test. ( 6 different Feminist and Inclusive tests). Using these tests, they judge the film's feminism and if it's inclusive. Then they ask the most important question, Is it good? Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/the-feminist-critique/support
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Seen the Sequel?

Seen the Sequel?

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Welcome to the movie podcast about the sequels that were never made, probably for good reason. Each week Host Curry and his cast of cinema geeks create the sequels that never happened, covering old favourites to new releases and everything in between. Join Curry, Al, Joe and John every Monday as they bring you the sequels nobody ever wanted. --- Seen the Sequel? is available, for free, via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast and all good podcasting platforms. --- Follow us on Twitter: @SeenTheSeq ...
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Adult Beverage Film Podcast

Adult Beverage Film Podcast

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We bring cinema home with a new flair of laughter and insight into how the films were made. You will love hearing our hosts and special guests from the film industry (directors, writers, directors of photography, producers, actors, gaffers) talk about some of the best films and tv shows ever made. In each episode, we discuss a new or old classic film with our guests who speak freely about their thoughts while we enjoy a few alcoholic drinks along the way. Our hosts: Kent Smith (award-winning ...
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Book Vs. Movie: Don’t Look Now The Daphne DuMaurier Short Story Vs. the Nicolas Roeg Film RIP Donald Sutherland! (1935-2024) Due to the passing of actor extraordinaire Donald Sutherland, we are replaying our "Don't Look Now" episode. This week, let's talk about Daphe DuMaurier's short story "Don't Look Now," published in 1971 and adapted into a fil…
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"Summer Sweeps" rolls right along, as we turn our attention to the cinematic adaptation of Get Smart, the popular 60s television spy-spoof from comic legends Mel Brooks and Buck Henry. For the movie version, Hollywood recruited heavy-hitters such as Steve Carrell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin, and even Dwayne "Franchise Viagra" Johnson, and were rewar…
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Book Vs. Movie: Hit Man The 2001 Texas Monthly Article Vs. The 2024 Richard Linklater Film "Hit Man" is a 2024 romantic action comedy directed by Richard Linklater and co-written by Glen Powell, who also stars in the film. The story is loosely based on a true-life article by Skip Hollandsworth. The film follows Gary Johnson, a philosophy professor …
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This week, I ride solo to review Ishana Shyamalan’s The Watchers in both a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I share my thoughts on the new A24 film, Tuesday. I also talk about recent news regarding Rebel Moon’s director’s cuts, The Office sequel series, and more. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 03:…
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Book Vs. Movie: The Paper Chase The 1971 Book vs. The 1973 Film In the episode, the Margos discuss the 1971 novel "The Paper Chase" by John Jay Osbourn Jr. and compare it to the 1973 film directed by James Bridges. The story follows James Hart (played by Timothy Bottoms), a first-year law student at Harvard who faces challenges when he clashes with…
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This week, I welcome Brent Leuthold back to the show to review Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga in both a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. Then, in this week’s secondary review, we share our thoughts on Richard Linklater’s Hit Man. We also talk about recent news regarding Mike Flanagan and The Exorcist, more AI concerns, the current state of movie th…
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"Summer Sweeps" rolls on, with our look at Michael Mann's 2006 adaptation of his classic '80s detective series, Miami Vice. Coming back to the property that played a big part in making his Hollywood career, and doing so with a recently minted movie star in Colin Farrell and recent Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx, probably seemed like a can't-lose s…
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Book Vs. Movie: The Bridges of Madison County The 1992 Book vs. The 1995 Film The Margos explore chick-lit and romance in this episode! "The Bridges of Madison County" is a romantic drama that revolves around a short but passionate love affair between Francesca Johnson, a lonely Italian-American housewife, and Robert Kincaid, a wandering National G…
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This week, Mike and I review In a Violent Nature in both a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I share my thoughts on Pamela Adlon’s Babes. We also talk about recent news regarding Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 07:36 Feature Review In a Violent Nature (2024) -…
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Book Vs. Movie: The Hound of the Baskervilles The 1902 Book vs. The 2012 BBC One Production The Margos are concluding “Mysteries in May” with one of the greatest mystery writers of all time, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and his most famous creation, Sherlock Holmes. The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels serialized in The St…
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This week, I welcome Sam Watermeier back to the show to review I Saw the TV Glow in both a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. Then, in this week’s secondary review, we share our thoughts on Renny Harlin’s The Strangers: Chapter 1. We also talk about recent news regarding the Trump movie The Apprentice and the Scarlett Johansson’s OpenAI/ChatGP…
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Our "Summers Sweep" look at failed movie adaptations of classic TV series continues, with one of the more "movies that time forgot" entries we've ever covered: the 1999 update of the late 60s/early 70s, "youth-delinquents-turned-undercover-cops" detective series, The Mod Squad. Despite an impressive cast - including Claire Danes, Omar Epps, Giovann…
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Book Vs. Movie: Arsenic and Old Lace The 1941 Play vs. The 1944 Movie "Arsenic and Old Lace" is a classic American play by Joseph Kesselring. It's a dark comedy about the Brewster family, particularly two elderly sisters, Abby and Martha Brewster, who have a penchant for charity and kindness. However, their generosity takes a macabre turn when it's…
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This week, I review Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes in both a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I share my thoughts on Michael Showalter’s The Idea of You, currently on Amazon Prime Video. I also talk about recent news regarding 28 Years Later, Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollum, Spider-Man Noir, S…
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Book Vs. Movie: Memento The Short Story vs. The Movie The Margos continue our theme “Mysteries in May” with Memento, the 2000 film directed by Christopher Nolan based on the short story Memento Mori by his brother Jonathan Nolan, which was printed in Esquire magazine in March 2001. Years after the original film's events, Leonard Shelby, still haunt…
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This week, I’m joined by my friend Sam Watermeier from Midwest Film Journal for a feature review of new horror film Tarot in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. Then, in our secondary review, we discuss Jerry Seinfeld’s Unfrosted, currently on Netflix. We also talk about recent news regarding 28 Years Later, The Exorcist: Deceiver, and more. Timestam…
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May is here, and that means it's time for "Summer Sweeps," a five-episode look at failed cinematic adaptations of classic television series. First up, The Avengers. No, not those Avengers! We're talking about the 1998 attempted-blockbuster, starring Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, and Sean Connery, based on the cult-classic British spy action-comedy se…
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Book Vs. Movie: Death on the Nile The1937 Novel Vs. the 1978 Movie For “Mysteries in May,” the Margos start with the queen of the genre, Agatha Christie, and her 1937 novel Death on the Nile, which was adapted into a film in 1978. It features her famous detective, Hercule Poirot, and is set aboard a luxurious Nile steamer. The plot revolves around …
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This week, I’m joined by my friend Andy Carr from Odd Trilogies Podcast for a feature review of FX’s Shōgun in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. We also talk about a selection of samurai films Andy has watched recently alongside Shōgun. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 Introducing Andy - 01:52 News - 13:50 Feature Review Shogun - 16:21 Spoiler - 53:27…
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Book Vs. Movie: The Natural The 1952 Novel Vs. the 1984 Movie "The Natural" by Bernard Malamud and its 1984 movie adaptation directed by Barry Levinson offers different experiences despite sharing the same storyline. The book delves deeper into the psychological aspects of the protagonist and explores themes of fate, ambition, and the corrupting in…
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This week, Mike joins me for a feature review of Abigail in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. We also talk about early 2000s teen sex comedies and more. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I share some brief non-spoiler thoughts about Sasquatch Sunset. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 02:23 Mike Intro - 09:54 Feature Review Abigail - 12:48 S…
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"Evil Easter" concludes, with a look at 2013's Evil Dead...uhhh, remake? Reboot? Re-imagining? Look, whatever you want to call it, it's another movie where a bunch of kids in a cabin get murdered by demonic forces, okay? The question is, without the franchise's beloved, iconic leading man, Bruce Campbell, and with series director Sam Raimi now just…
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Book Vs. Movie: The Philadelphia Story The 1939 Play Vs. the 1940 Movie "The Philadelphia Story" is a romantic comedy play by Philip Barry that became a successful film. Directed by George Cukor, it follows Tracy Lord (played to perfection by Katherine Hepburn,) a wealthy socialite about to marry for the second time. Her ex-husband, Dexter (Cary Gr…
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This week, I’m joined by guest Brandon Peters for a feature review of Civil War in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. We also talk about podcasting, PopCon Indy, movie theater experiences, and more. Then, in this week’s secondary review, Mike joins me for a review of controversial new horror film, Late Night with the Devil. Timestamps Show Start - 0…
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