Happy Thanksgiving (to those of you in the US)! In this special double parking lot special episode, Kyrsten and I have a laid-back non-spoiler review of Knives Out and then Tiny and I go into a spoiler review of the film! Then, to close out the episode, we have the remaining Red Carpet recordings from last month’s Heartland International Film Festival!
This week, I sat down with new guest Manny Casillas (Crityrion on Letterboxd) to talk about Oscar snubs throughout history, further breakdown this year’s nominees, and attempt to dig up as much dirt on Kyrsten as possible.
This week, Tiny and I welcome special guest Ben Sears to the show! Ben is a patreon supporter who is known for his photography, going to elementary school (for a time) with Tiny, and paying us to be a guest on the podcast! In this special episode, we rundown this year’s Oscar nominees! Enjoy.
In part 4 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, I review the closing night film Care to Laugh, interview the filmmakers, and then Kyrsten and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival on the awards night red carpet!
In part 3 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Tiny and I review the beautifully funny and earnest The Samuel Project, and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival!
In part 2 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Kyrsten and I review the sobering documentary Crime + Punishment, and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival!
In part 1 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Kyrsten and I review the uplifting documentary The Bikes of Wrath, and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival!
To commemorate our 250th episode, Tiny and I each selected a movie from the IMDb Top 250 for us to review. Tiny chose The Elephant Man for me and I chose Rear Window for him. We also discuss the latest news regarding James Gunn, the DCEU, Venom, Life Itself, This is Us, and more.
In this special episode, Matt journeys to Nightmare on Edgewood, Indianapolis’ most intense haunted house to talk about the history of the haunt, and discuss the nature of fear and scary movies with the haunt’s marketing coordinator. Continue reading →
Recorded Live at Indy PopCon 2017 – In our 2nd Indy PopCon 2017 episode, Tiny and I chat with other vendors and our convention friends about their favorite movie/TV villain and their thoughts on this year’s convention. Continue reading →
Recorded Live at Indy PopCon 2017 – This year at Indy PopCon, Tiny and I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Justin Purvis, the creator of a highly addictive and fun card game based around movie knowledge aptly named MovieBuff! We had a blast playing the game and talking with Justin and really hope you enjoy the episode. For more info on MovieBuff, check out MovieBuffGame.com and follow them on Facebook. Continue reading →
Recorded 2/21/17 – In this special episode of the podcast, we welcome back Tony Troxell along with the creators of the incredibly fun movie pitching party game Buy the Rights! We talk about the creation of the game, the joys of Kickstarter, and we play the game on the show! Continue reading →
Recorded November 27th, 2016 – We were invited back once again to Starbase Indy for another panel! This year, Mike George (from Starbase Indy) was on-hand once again to lead this year’s panel. This year we talked about Development Hell with some examples of movie sequels and passion projects that never got off the ground. Continue reading →
Is there a more dull and trope filled genre than the music biopic? I don't know. But about 30 minutes into Rocketman, I came to the realization that no matter how you dress it up, no matter how uniquely you incorporate the music and artist hardships, I simply don't think there is a way to hook me into a music biopic.Rocketman's whimsical fanta […]
The Garden Left Behind is important for its representation and unapologetically telling its story on behalf of those whose stories don't get told. I commend the movie for that. However, the movie didn't work quite as well for me specifically because it was so message focused. It quickly becomes more of a vehicle for delivering its messages (all of […]
There's a moment late in Portrait of a Lady on Fire where one character wakes up in bed before the other and stares at her lover still sleeping. It's a look that brings out that feeling of waking next to someone you love and having that yearning and security in knowing that it is one of countless times you will wake up next to them. It's a loo […]
Pretty slow, which isn't a surprise as the story kind of demands a slow burn to show us the inner pain and turmoil of the characters. It's gorgeously shot and haunting, at times, in its slow tension building. But there wasn't enough there to justify all the long stretches of rehashing ideas and sentiments through voice over. It makes for a rea […]
I sincerely wonder if Olivia Wilde watched Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and decided Elizabeth Banks' comedic take on 90s journalists was accurate enough and did the same.Really though, Olivia Wilde is in an entirely different movie and it feels so forced and incongruous to the rest of the movie. Richard Jewell is a serviceable enough award […]
This was a frustrating watch because it's so aimless by design. Is it a drama about this stoner's laid back attitude toward life? Or is it a comedy about a bumbling, carefree guy coasting through life? I think it's neither. Instead it's just Korine having fun with depicting a lifestyle and nothing more. There are bits of conflict and plot […]