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We grew up on movie sets. Now we act, write, direct, produce, edit, and teach. So we know a thing or two about movies. And even when we don’t, we’ll talk about them anyway. Each week we dissect one movie and whatever else strikes our fancy. Informed opinions, inside information, occasional guests, personal stories, and tons of spoilers. Check out our merch at ArkinBros.com Follow us on Facebook at The Arkin Brothers Talk About Movies Follow Anthony on Instagram @clemtorment Follow Matthew on ...
 
Interviews with cultural icons hosted by Matt Schichter. Guests include Lady GaGa, Robert DeNiro, Bradley Cooper, Katy Perry, One Direction, Christopher Walken, Taylor Swift, Gary Oldman, Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber, Kevin Hart, Alan Arkin, Kristen Stewart, Selena Gomez, Metallica, Pierce Brosnan, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Lady Antebellum, Don Cheadle, Tim McGraw, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Abrams, The Killers, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Will.I.Am, Carrie Underwood, and Slash to name but ...
 
I am Chris Hardwick. This podcast used to be called Nerdist. Now it is not. It is still basically just me talking about stuff and things with my two nerdy friends Jonah Ray and Matt Mira when they’re available, and usually someone more famous and smarter than all of us. Swearing is still fun, so we still do that occasionally. I hope you like this new iteration which is the same as before, but if a name hangs you up unhealthily I’m sure you will not hesitate to unfurl your rage not only in th ...
 
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Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly team up to teach us about blended families. The Brady Bunch it's not. Adam McKay directs a cast including Richard Jenkins, Mary Steenburgen, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, and Rob Riggle. With Anthony Arkin and Matthew Arkin. arkinbros.com Producers: Alexis Rosinsky and Sofia Rosinsky, stellalunafilms.com, Instagram: Stel…
 
Jeremy Irons and Jeremy Irons star alongside Geneviève Bujold in this David Cronenberg classic about twin gynecologists who share more than their looks. With Anthony Arkin and Matthew Arkin. arkinbros.com Producers: Alexis Rosinsky and Sofia Rosinsky, stellalunafilms.com, Instagram: Stellalunafilms Elia Baitel: YouTube: www.youtube.com/elixirtv, In…
 
We might not be as tough as these guys, but we know a little bit about being 4 brothers. John Singleton directs Mark Wahlbeg, Garret Hedlund, Tyrese Gibson, Andre 3000, Terrence Howard, Sofia Vergara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Charles, Fionnula Flanagan, and Taraji P. Henson in this tale of brotherhood and revenge. With Anthony Arkin and Matthew Arkin…
 
Sean Penn thinks his older brother Michael Douglass needs a little fun in his life, so he buys him a game as a birthday present. And some not so hilarious hijinks ensue. This movie reminds us of all the wonderful gifts we've gotten each other in years past. Directed by David Fincher, also starring Deborah Kara Unger, James Rebhorn, Peter Donat, Car…
 
Anthony and I talk about movies. Willis, Joe, Jess, and Dock rob banks. It's kinda the same thing. Tonight we begin a month of movies and discussions about the fraternal bond, starting with this one, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawk, Vincent D'Onofrio, Skeet Ulrich, and Julianna Margulies. Producers: Alexis Rosinsky and Sofia Rosinsky, stel…
 
Special guest Nicholas Meyer, Director (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan), Writer (The Seven Percent Solution and 3 of the Star Trek Movies). We'll be talking about his classic Time After Time, starring Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, and David Warner. Among other things. Maybe we'll even hear some juicy gossip about our pop from when they worke…
 
Kathleen Turner's life didn't turn out the way she wanted. Now, she has a chance to go back in time and maybe make it right. Will she? The suspense, or something, is killing us. Also starring Nicholas Cage and Helen Hunt. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Producers: Alexis Rosinsky and Sofia Rosinsky, stellalunafilms.com, Instagram: Stellalunafilms…
 
Denzel Washington is an ATF agent who has alter the past to prevent a terrorist attack that's already happened. Or has it? Along the way, he might save the life of the woman he loves, or will, or did, or . . . you get the idea. Directed by Tony Scott (Top Gun, True Romance, Man on Fire) and starring Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer, Adam Gold…
 
Rutger Hauer is a cop. Rutger Hauer's partner was killed. Rutger Hauer is upset. He's burnt out, and he can't let it go. And it won't stop raining. And people are getting their hearts ripped out of their chests. By something with very big teeth. Also starring Pete Postlethwaite, Kim Cattrall, Alun Armstrong, and Michael J. Pollard.…
 
Looks like we'll be having a Van Damme good time! Join us for another time-traveling cop! Another actor who can barely act! Another inconsequential evening with the Arkin Brothers! Timecop remains Jean-Claude's highest grossing film. Directed by Peter Hyams (2010, Capricorn One) and also starring Mia Sara and Ron Silver. And check out the shorts we…
 
Capping of our month-long exploration of the rom-com, we delve into this classic from the early aughts. Renee Zellweger stars alongside Colin Firth and Hugh Grant, with admirable assists from Jim Broadbent and Embeth Davidtz. Screenplay by Andrew Davies (House of Cards), Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Notting Hill, Four Weddings and a Funeral), and…
 
No, it's not a crazy caper about a stolen election starring the craziest of the crazy, My Pillow Guy Mike Lindell. It's the next installment in Rom Com March, starring Doris Day and Rock Hudson as a pair of singles who get their party lines crossed. Written by Stanley Shapiro (That Touch of Mink) and Maurice Richlin (The Pink Panther). Also starrin…
 
Rom Com March continues with this classic of the form pairing two incomparable stars: Audrey Hepburn and Peter O'Toole. Also featuring Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith, and Charles Boyer. Directed by William Wyler (Roman Holiday, Ben Hur, Funny Girl). And boy, did we have a lot of stories about folks in this movie!…
 
She's American. He's English. She's a world-famous movie star, he's an ordinary schlub. But they're both adorable. Can they make it work? We wonder . . . and discuss. Starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant and a whole bunch of Brits. Ah, rom-coms. Something to make Anthony's head explode . . . maybe.By Matthew Arkin
 
Hammer keeps on a'hammerin' away, this time bringing back Peter Cushing as the complicated and tortured Gustav Vile, I'm sorry . . . Weil. Watch as he battles, the forces of evil, or twins of evil, or vampires, or lust, or . . . whatever. You figure it out. Also starring the fabulous Collinson twins and Damien Thomas and his hair as Count Drac . . …
 
Really he must be. He's causing all kinds of trouble. British Horror February continues with another Hammer classic, again directed by Terrence Fisher and starring Peter Cushing. We can't get enough of them. Also boasting the wonderful Veronica Carlson, Simon Ward, and Freddie Jones (Dune, The Elephant Man).…
 
Wow. You can listen to us actually agree on something as we wind up Cataclysmic January with this gem from the "Things It Never Even Occurred To Me To Worry About" file. Could Earth's core really stop rotating? We may never know, but let's just say it could. No problem. We've got Hilary Swank to save us, along with Aaron Eckhart, Delroy Lindo, Stan…
 
We complained about not having Charleton Heston in The Poseidon Adventure. Mayhap we'll complain about not having Gene Hackman in this gem. One of the classics of the disaster genre, starring Moses himself, along with more stars than you can shake the ground at, including Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Genévieve Bujold, Lorne Greene, Richard Roundtre…
 
Cataclysmic January continues. This week we're talking about Deep Impact. It's like "Don't Look Up," but . . not. Mimi Leder (The Morning Show, The Peacemaker) directs an all-star cast led by Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Morgan Freeman, and Maximillian Schell. We even got a guest appearance by our friend and cast member,…
 
David Dastmalchian and Chris catch up and talk about dealing with loss, addiction, and the importance of having an emotional support system. They also talk about "Dune", David’s comic book series "Count Crowley", and playing Polka-Dot Man in "The Suicide Squad"! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https:…
 
We kick off the new year with Cataclysmic January and a discussion of this gem from the Golden Age of disaster movies, directed by Ronald Neame (Hopscotch, First Monday in October) and featuring a star-studded cast including Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Shelley Winters, Carol Lynley, Roddy McDowall, Stella Stevens, and Jack Albertson…
 
Christina Ricci chats with Chris about how both their families are expecting babies soon (since this ep recorded, her baby was born! Congratulations, Ricci!!), how to negotiate device screentime with your kids, and what it was like to work on the new “Matrix” film. Her current show “Yellowjackets” on Showtime is amazing and “The Matrix Resurrection…
 
Our rebellion against holiday cheer continues with this slasher classic. The title says it all, and it boasts an appearance by the '80s Queen of Scream Linnea Quigley. For a special treat, give a listen to this song from the montage sequence: "The Warm Side of the Door": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyMpCygf1S8…
 
Karen David (Fear the Walking Dead, Once Upon a Time, Barry) chats with Chris about their mutual love of home renovation/restoration, how she's balanced careers in music and acting, and going from working on a Fairy Tale show to an Apocalypse show. Speaking of which, the mid-season finale of Fear the Walking Dead is Sunday, Dec 5 which you can watc…
 
Don't let incessant and inane holiday cheer ruin your December! Join us for Horrible Holidays. We kick it off with this Christmas slasher classic, which has the distinction of being one of Steve Martin's favorite films. Starring Olivia Hussey (Romeo and Juliet), Margot Kidder (Superman), Keir Dullea (2001), John Saxon (Nightmare on Elm Street), and…
 
In the third and final round of our Cage fight, Matthew got a little over-excited, and Anthony had to calm him down. We were talking about Fire Birds, in which Nick leads an elite unit of helicopter fighter pilots as they target . . . Oh, hell, it's a rotary-wing Top Gun, with Sean Young as Kelly McGillis, and Tommy Lee Jones as Tom Skerritt.…
 
Ron Funches is back on the podcast! He and Chris talk about voice-over acting, what video games Ron is currently playing and how he made his wrestling debut. Ron is currently on a terrific animated show called Poorly Drawn Lines (based on the popular webcomic) on FXX and Hulu! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy N…
 
The brothers have a cage fight in this episode! Nicolas Cage, that is. Take him, a murder conspiracy, boxing, and Atlantic City, throw Brian De Palma into the mix with a script by David Koepp (Carlito's Way, Spiderman) and you've got the makings of a good time. Also starring Carla Gugino, Stan Shaw, Gary Sinise, John Heard, and Kevin Dunn.…
 
Dick and Angel Strawbridge are a charming British couple who are on one of Chris & Lydia's favorite shows, "Escape to the Chateau", which follows them on their amazing journey to restore a centuries-old French chateau and turn it into a stunning home/B&B/events location. The show is the perfect cross of DIY art and engineering! Even if you haven't …
 
Danny Elfman has a terrific chat with Chris about their mutual love of Victorian-era taxidermy, how Danny made the jump from science to music in high school, the early days of Oingo Boingo, and making the shift from band to film scoring. There are some really great stories! Danny will be performing 2 shows at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angel…
 
Stanley Tucci chats with Chris about the process of getting dual Italian citizenship, how life can be viewed experientially through the food we eat, and his battle overcoming cancer. Stanley's new memoir "Taste: My Life Through Food" is available in bookstores now! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at htt…
 
The movie that launched the works of John le Carré to the screen, where he remained a force for more than half a century. Starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, and Sam Wanamaker. Directed by Martin Ritt (Hud, Norma Rae) with cinematography by the legendary Oswald Morris (Oliver, Fiddler on the Roof, The Man Who Would Be King).…
 
Director David Yarovesky--a.k.a. Yarvo (Brightburn, The Hive)--is back on the podcast! He and Chris talk about the ups and downs of directing, making your vision a reality, and finding the right balance of CG in a movie. They also talk about Chris & Lydia's recent baby announcement! Yarvo’s new film "Nightbooks" is on Netflix now! See Privacy Polic…
 
Sean Connery returns to the spy game, but since this is written by Tom Stoppard, directed by Fred Schepisi, and based on the novel by John le Carré, you know that this will bear as much relation to a Bond film as chess does to Chutes and Ladders. Also starring Michelle Pfeiffer, John Mahoney, James Fox, J.T. Walsh, and Roy Scheider.…
 
Creator and producer Brian Volk-Weiss has not only produced stand-up specials for some of the biggest names in comedy, but he also has given us such gems as Netflix's "The Toys That Made Us" and "The Movies That Made Us". His newest series is also a home run, Disney+'s "Behind the Attraction", which focuses on a different legendary aspect of the Di…
 
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