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Andrew Watches Movies


Hi, my name is Andrew, and I watch movies. I have watched thousands of movies in my life, and enjoy writing, and talking about them. There is no discrimination based on genre or age here, I watch 'em all, and podcast about them. Sometimes, I even watch the movies with other people, and have an after movie conversations on the show. I hope everyone enjoys the evolution of this podcast, and our journey through the film world together. Let's start the conversation!


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Hi, my name is Andrew, and I watch movies. I have watched thousands of movies in my life, and enjoy writing, and talking about them. There is no discrimination based on genre or age here, I watch 'em all, and podcast about them. Sometimes, I even watch the movies with other people, and have an after movie conversations on the show. I hope everyone enjoys the evolution of this podcast, and our journey through the film world together. Let's start the conversation!




Set it Off- Menace to the Boyz in the New Jack City

We have come to the last week of February, but this should not be the end of listening to and seeking out films from diverse voices. Film at its best is a transportitive empathy machine; a safe place to walk a couple hours in someone else's shoes. For some things, it shines a light on experineces that the closest you will get to is through a film. In some cases, that is a lucky thing. Each of the films discussed today shine a light on aspects of society that many try to forget about, but that lack of memory leads to the divide that creates that in the first place. Enjoy a discussion on Menace to Society, Set it Off, Boyz n the Hood, South Central, Life, and others.


Them Against the World- Malcolm X, Judas and the Black Messiah, One Night in Miami, Eyimofe, Round Midnight, Claudine

For the month of February, the podcast has been given to black voices. Today's episode starts out with some revolutionaries; those who took on the world. Februrary 21st also marks the anniversary of Malcolm X's assasination. Spike Lee's Masterpiece Malcolm X seems appropriate to include this month, and is streaming on HBO. Also on HBO, we have the story of Fred Hampton, a Black Messiah whose voice was snuffed out far too early. On Amazon Prime exists a beautiful film about Malcolm X, Jim Brown, Cassius Clay (right before he became Ali), and Sam Cooke. One Night in Miami is an excellent watch that I think everyone should see. These 3 films are each powerful stories about people who gave their lives to shape our modern culture. Also covered on this episode: Eyimofe- HBO Max 'Round Midnight- Rental Claudine- Physical Copy Only Email the show- Follow Andrew on Letterboxd-


Love, Basketball, and Private Dicks in the Purple Rain.

Welcome to week 2 of Black History Month. This week a couple of brilliant films were watched for the first time. Love and Basketball is an early 2000's film that should not be discarded as just another teen romance movie. Just like Purple Rain shouldn't be viewed as just another musical. Sure the acting might be over the top, but that soundtrack is a classic. Films watched for this episode: Purple Rain (HBO) Love and Baskettball (HBO) Bill Russel: Legend (Netflix) Shaft (HBO) I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (HBO) Blazing Saddles (Rental) Blue Collar (Starz) Blindspotting (Rental) Follow Andrew on Letterboxd Email the show:


Will My Heart Go On? Re-boarding the Titanic

Titanic is setting sail again in theaters, this time in 3D. The only time that I have seen the film was in the theater when I was 18 years old. I am now 43, and fully expect to have a different experience with the film. Will the plot still hold water, or will it sink to the bottom upon arrival. Tune in to find out. Follow Andrew on Letterboxd: Email the show:


To Sleep with Anger or To Sir, With Love- Black History Month Week 1

Andrew Watches Movies is a podcast that celebrates the diversity of character, launguages, cultures, and race. With that in mind, the month of Februrary is being devoted completely to black stories and filmmakers. Today's episode focuses more on the drama side, with a little Black Panther mixed in since Wakanda Forever just dropped on Disney+. Films covered on this episode- To Sleep With Anger (Tubi) and Killer of Sheep (Kanopy) from Charles Burnett Emancipation (Apple+) from Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua Eve’s Bayou (Showtime) starring Samuel L Jackson and directed by Kassi Lemmons In the Heat of the Night (paramount+) and To Sir with Love (Amazon Prime) which both star Sidney Poitier Follow Andrew on Letterboxd: Email the show:


The Drop- What Andrew was Watching this Week

This past week was a bit of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly for movie watching. The movie Fear? might not have been the best idea to see in the theater, pickings are slim in January. Tune in for a discussion on the previously mentioned, You People (netflix), To Leslie (rental), Harbinger (rental), Triangle of Sadness (rental), and Brandon Cronenberg's Infinity Pool (theater). James Gandolfini's final film "The Drop" also gets a first time viewing for the episode. Follow Andrew on Letterboxd Email the show-


January Dumping Ground or Hidden Gems? Aftersun, Babylon, Missing, Skinamarink and Stargate

What is the best thing to do during the lonely, frozen days of winter? I would say going to the theater should be at the top of the list, but distributors have always used this season as their dumping ground. This is where the movies that aren't really good enough for theatrical releases, but have contractual obligation surrounding them have traditionaly gone to die. Will this year be the same? On this episode I head to the theater to see Babylon, Missing, and Skinamarink which is the new flavor of the month in the horror community. The new release Aftersun is also covered along with Stargate, a huge hit which I had never seen before. Follow me on Letterboxd:


Catching up

Welcome to 2023 everyone! I returned from my vacation to Washington 2 weeks ago, and promptly got sick. While I wasn't able to record, I was able to watch a whole lotta movies. In this episode, I briefly talk about what I have seen, and catch y'all up on life and shit. There's also a special bonus wrapped up in here. I don't want to ruin the surprise, but there is a first time watch of movie that just mentioning I haven't seen inspires RAGE in people. It's paired up with a Whale of a tale. Follow Andrew on Letterboxd And for God's Sake, Listen to some Nothing Left


Stranger in a Strange Land- Strange World, The Wonder, Violent Night, and Decision to Leave

Join Andrew for an enlightnening conversation about the new disney movie Strange World. The trolls came out heavy for this one online. Also covered on this episode: The new netflix movie The Wonder, the new killer Santa movie Violent Night, and Park Chan-Wook's new film Decision to leave. Stick around for a mini review of The Audacy Beach Festival and a little bit of live Jack White.


Silent Night Deadly Night



Christmas War Movies

Well, this should have been up for Christmas.....but wasn't. Better late than never. Celebrate Christmas in January with a little bit of War. This is Andrew's least favorite genre, so this is gonna be an endurance test. Covered on this episode- All Quiet on the Western Front, Paths of Glory, The Thin Red Line, and Come and See.


O’ The Horrors of Christmas



New Release Episode- Bones and All, The Fablemans, and The Glass Onion

Warning: Not everything said in this introduction is true. I did not get a chance to see Strange World in theaters this week, but will remedy that on the next episode. Movies that were seen this weekend to be discussed are Glass Onion: An Knives Out Mystery, Stephen Spielberg's The Fableman's, and Bones and All, which is a perfect title for a Thanksgiving weekend release. Every one of these was enjoyed to some degree. A couple of these will be in contention for favorites of the year. Do yourself a favor and check out some of the movies coming out in the next few weeks. We are in for one hell of a show. Email the show Follow Andrew on Letterboxd:


The Menu, Slash/Back, Banshees of Inisherin

Today we will be taking a cullinary journey of cinematic proprtions. On the menu for today's episode, Andrew travels to a small viliage near the Arctic Circle for Shudder's new movie Slash/Back. We then take a scenic journey to the Irish Island of Inisherin, which supposedly is populated with Banshees. We round out the episode with a full flavor five course masterpiece; The Menu. We hope you enjoy your experience! email the show- Follow Andrew on Letterboxd-


Halloween Revisited with Larry Cohen

In-between holiday blues gotcha down? Missing Halloween, and wishing it was every day of the year (it is)? Never fear, Andrew is here to the rescue. Join Andrew for his Halloween 2022 binge watch. This year a Larry Cohen marathon filled the day with joy. Join Andrew for a discussion on It's Alive, It's Alive Again, Island of the Alive, and Ambulance. Not the one from Michael Bay. Contact the show Follow Andrew on Letterboxd


Weirdly, Don't Worry, Darling

This week's episode is a good one, both films were thoroughly enjoyed. The Roku channel blessed the world with the biopic we never knew we needed. Weird: The Al Yancovich Story is the closest thing I've seen to Monty Python or Carl Reiner in the modern age. Hats off to Daniel Radcliffe for a fantastic performance. Join Andrew for a spoiler free discussion of the film, and stay for Don't Worry, Darling. Florence Pugh will steal the show, and our hearts, in every single venture.


The Justin Long Podcast- Barbarian and Jeepers Creepers

Unbeknost to me at the time of recording, Barbarian has been given an October 25th release date on HBO-Max. This one comes highly recommended, its a delicously bloody good time. Stick around after the Barbarian talk for a discussion on Justin Long's other horror movie: Jeepers Creepers. Email the show Follow Andrew on Letterboxd:


Mia Goth: Pearl

Earlier this year, Ti West graced us with the masterpiece X. After the credits finished, a trailer played for a prequel to the film. Will Pearl hold up the fantastic reputation X helped create? Tune in to find out. Little tease though, I can't wait for MaXXXine! Email the show- Follow Andrew on Letterboxd


Triple Horror Feature- Cat People, Dog Soldiers, and Dark Night of the Scarecrow

Over here at Andrew Watches Movies, October is our favorite time of the year. The weather gets colder, pumpkin spice is added to the menu, and we get to watch almost non stop horror movies. Join Andrew for a triple feature of terror. Featured on this episode are Cat People, Dog Soldiers, and Dark Night of the Scarecrow. Classics one and all. Email the show- Follow Andrew on Letterboxd-


Bros and Blondes

Andrew got a chance to check out the new theatrical release Bros, and the new movie Blonde from netflix. One of these is bound to be a classic, the other is abomination. Tune in to find out which is which. Warning: Ranting may occur. Contact the show-- Follow Andrew on Letterboxd