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Does this film feel dated or does it hold up today as much as it did 40 years ago? How well does Dolly Parton do in her first acting performance? Are Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Parton an example of a perfect on-screen trio? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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The Next Reel Film Board

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

What a brilliant end to a decade! We’re wrapping it up with the ultimate film in the Skywalker Saga from that Star Wars galaxy far, far away. How do the filmmakers hold up to the weight of an entire world of expectations for this film? Be with us now. Feel the force of the The Film Board’s Year End episode.

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The Saturday Matinée

2020-01-18 • Saturday Matinée

Letterboxd strategies. Taika Waititi has been attached to a Star Wars project… whatever that means. Colin Trevorrow’s script has leaked. Plus a list of great Hitchcock homages and trailers moving in the opposite direction.

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Trailer Rewind

with Steve Sarmento & Justin Jaeger

Anna and the Apocalypse

For the last Trailer Rewind of the decade we wanted to bring you something fun to watch with friends. Or is it? Does a holiday setting make a film a holiday film? Is there such a thing as a zombie holiday film? In a genre that’s on its 3rd wave of popularity is it possible to create a fresh take?

All About Nina

November 24, 2019

Woman Walks Ahead

October 15, 2019

Leave No Trace

September 17, 2019

Destroyer

August 27, 2019

Jonathan

June 18, 2019

The Edge of Seventeen

May 21, 2019

The Vanishing of Sidney Hall

April 16, 2019

I, Tonya

March 19, 2019

The Bachelors

February 12, 2019

Lean on Pete

January 29, 2019

Marvel Movie Minute

HULK (2003)

By Pete Wright | January 7, 2020

One more hiatus ep before we launch season 2! This week, Ang Lee’s HULK, plus we introduce a new crew to lead us bravely into our angry, green future!

The Return of The Incredible Hulk (1977)

By Pete Wright | September 4, 2019

Banner is still on the road, but this time he’s traveling with a friend: a case of the 5 o’clock shadow that simply can’t be beat… not even by THE HULK!

The Incredible Hulk (1977)

By Pete Wright | August 14, 2019

The second episode of our MMM break takes us back to the 1977 film — and series pilot — that built Hulk-love into a generation of 70s and 80s kids.

IM126: Avenger Initiative

By Pete Wright | July 1, 2019

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Alex Robinson from Star Wars Minute talk about Nick Fury’s surprise appearance, Robert Downey Jr.’s initial thoughts on the scene, and Edgar Wright’s suggestion to Jon Favreau that led to a franchise expectation

IM125: Ratio of Table Ladies

By Pete Wright | June 28, 2019

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Tommy Handsome from TNR’s Film Board and the What’s That Smell? Podcast talk about Robert Downey Jr.’s suits, Scarlet Letters title work, and mystery song cues

IM124: The ‘Name That Least Sounds Like a Name’ Name

By Pete Wright | June 27, 2019

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Tommy Handsome from TNR’s Film Board and the What’s That Smell? Podcast talk about the sweatshop mentality of some effects studios, the animating career of Samati Boonchitsitsak, and the mysterious Grantland Gears

IM123: An Ironic Newt

By Pete Wright | June 26, 2019

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Tommy Handsome from TNR’s Film Board and the What’s That Smell? Podcast talk about the ever popular Tony’s Food Service, what’s involved in the Greens department, and where animals were in this film

IM122: March of the Propmakers

By Pete Wright | June 25, 2019

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Tommy Handsome from TNR’s Film Board and the What’s That Smell? Podcast talk about Adi Granov yet again, Avi Arad’s assistant, and the importance of the illustrators

IM121: Clippy

By Pete Wright | June 24, 2019

in which Andy, Pete, and guest Tommy Handsome from TNR’s Film Board and the What’s That Smell? Podcast talk about the credits; look at the Petes, Andys and Toms in the film; and dig into the career of Cricket Sloat

IM120: A Shoutout to Elijah Samuel Quesada

By Pete Wright | June 21, 2019

in which Andy, Pete, and our guest Nick Exposito from Fantasy Flix League talk about Kent Seki and the impressive HUD work, Jeff Bridges’ longtime team of doubles, and Shane Mahan and the team behind the incredible physical suit effects

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