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20 | Solo: A Star Wars Story

What makes a film good to you? Is it that escapist ride or is it the artistic value that pulls you in. The original Star Wars famously blended innovation, artistic expression, ​and pure popcorn fun. Years later, does the new Solo film live up to the originals? Check out what Sam thinks on this episode of Cinema Stories! Follow Sam Kirby on Facebook, @Samuel_J_Kirby on Twitter or @samkirby17 on Instagram.


19 | Deadpool 2

In 2016, the profane, chimichanga loving, 4th wall breaking character of Deadpool was brought to the screen with critical and shocking financial success. Now our friendly neighborhood Sam Kirby, who constantly finds himself too scared to swear at all, reviews the highly anticipated sequel. Does it live up to the original hit or is DP2 DOA? Check out what Sam thinks, on this episode of Cinema Stories! Follow Sam Kirby on Facebook, @Samuel_J_Kirby on Twitter or @samkirby17 on Instagram.


18 | Avengers: Infinity War

After 10 years of anticipation, the film event of the year is finally here. Sam discusses the quality of the smash-hit blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, it's deeper themes, how it fits into the MCU, and what the future holds. Sam finished by updating you on the latest in movie and TV news. Will Infinity War live up to Sam's ridiculously high expectations or will his excitement fade away? Find out on Cinema Stories. THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR INFINITY WAR AND THE MCU Be sure to...


17 | Avengers: Age of Ultron (The Lost Themes)

On this special episode of Cinema Stories, Sam dives into the themes of Avengers: Age of Ultron to find out what happened to the average sequel of one of the most successful action movies of all time. In anticipation of​ Infinity War, Sam takes feedback on who is most likely to be exiting the MCU as well as the latest in entertainment news. Be sure to download, share and play this special episode of Cinema Stories as well as the other episodes on demand. Like Public House Media's Facebook...


16 | Ready Player One

The legend returns. No, not Sam Kirby but Steven Spielberg! The acclaimed director ventures back into the realm of fantasy adventure with Ready Player One. Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Mark Rylance and Ben Mendelsohn, does the flick live up to the hype or is it game-over for this one? Sam also discusses the latest in the world of movie and TV news. Be sure to download, share and play this wacky episode of Cinema Stories as well as the other episodes on demand. Like Public House...


15 | A Wrinkle in Time

This week Sam jumps back to the past into the hallways of his middle school and his experience with the book A Wrinkle in Time. He relates these memories to the latest Ava Duvernay adaptation. Sam gives his review, answers viewer questions in FEEDBACK and presents some of the latest stories to hit Tinseltown. Be sure to download, share and play this wacky episode of Cinema Stories as well as the other episodes on demand. Like Public House Media's Facebook page. Friend Sam Kirby on...


14 | Black Panther

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is back at it again with its 18th film, Black Panther. Sam discusses the critically acclaimed, box-office smash offering his perspectives on the film. Is this the perfect superhero film to supercede all others? Does it live up to the seemingly insurmountable hype? Will Sam ever experience super-hero fatigue. Probably not. He is usually hype for Marvel. Join us for this super-episode of Cinema Stories where we talk the latest movie and TV news and reviews....


13 | The Cloverfield Paradox

What's up with trailers? Today, the hype around the release of certain trailers is equivalent to the hype around the movies themselves! Sam discusses trailers and the third film in the Cloverfield anthology, The Cloverfield Paradox. Sam loved the first two films in the series! Will the film live up to the hype, or fall to the wayside? Be sure to speak your mind in the newest segment on the show "Feedback." Be sure to play, download, share! Check out Public House Media on Spreaker,...


12 | Narcos

Why are we obsessed with criminals? We all enjoy our dark villains in movies and TV but why? Why do we have this side of us that is so interested in these grim characters and themes? Is this a negative quality, or is it beneficial? Today on Cinema Stories, we discuss this phenomenon and the starkly realistic Netflix series, Narcos. Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal and Wagner Moura star in the critically acclaimed show. This review is not spoiler heavy! Please download, share, and keep up with...


11 | The Best Films of 2017

Top Ten Lists. We all love them. But what makes them so appealing to us as human beings? Maybe we're competitive by nature? Maybe they make us feel secure? Maybe its something more positive than that. Maybe its about connecting with others. Today, Sam presents his top ten best films of 2017 on his first annual awards show, THE CINES! Put on your ironic tuxedo T-shirts and dresses, get ready to protest something and let's begin. Let's put on a show, talking movie and TV news and reviews.


10 | The Greatest Showman + La La Land

Musicals have swept audiences off of their feet into surreal magic since the early days of "talkie" films. Though the popularity of musicals has fallen, since the. golden age of Hollywood, the magic of these motion pictures has found its way back onto the silver screen. Tapping our feet to the beat we discuss the latest musical starring Hugh Jackman, The Greatest Showman and the Oscar winning 2016 film La La Land. Today, we find out what makes a good musical tick, talking movie and TV news...


9 | Star Wars: The Last Jedi

We all have films that we've been connected to since childhood. For some it's Harry Potter, for others it's Batman. Mine, my dad's and many of my old high school friends? STAR WARS. Star Wars has enchanted generations with its epic scope, colorful characters and fresh perspectives on age old stories. Join me today, as we discuss the fresh and highly anticipated, Star Wars film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. May the force be with us as we talk movie and TV news and reviews.


7 | 3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Jim and Andy : The Great Beyond

Actors and actresses give their all during films. Crafting an authentic, emotional performance is one of the most difficult feats to accomplish. This week we discuss 3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond. A film with knockout performances and a film where a man got knocked out during his. Make sure you tune in to this week's "performance" on Cinema Stories.


6 | Murder on the Orient Express and The Last Man on Earth

We're all connected to theater in one way or another. For some it's playing a rapping Elvis for a gradeschool performance. For others it's creating a highly successful adaptation of a murder mystery on the silver screen. You can judge which one has more value. This week on Cinema Stories, we get theatrical talking Murder on the Orient Express and The Last Man on Earth.


5 | Justice League & DCEU

Holy Justice League Batman! This week on Cinema Stories, we discuss the entirety of the DC Extended Universe as well as the new Justice League film! Sit back, relax and please don't get triggered as we discuss this divisive series of movies as well as superhero fandom as a whole. Grab your capes and cowels and let's have a great time.


4 | The Killing of a Sacred Deer+The Orville

Cinema is a bit weird at its heart. Strangers, friends, and families gather to view people they don't know, experiencing events that they may never encounter, on a screen for 2 hours. Even more unique is much of the content that comes out of Tinseltown. On this episode of Cinema Stories, we talk about the oddness of the theater-going experience as well as a movie and TV series that many critics have-deemed peculiar, to say the least. This time we talk The Killing of a Sacred Deer and The...


3 | Stranger Things 2 and Thor- Ragnarok

A new season of Stranger Things is out! Also, Sam Kirby reviews the highly anticipated Thor- Ragnarok.


2 | The Conjuring and The Florida Project

As Halloween begins Sam Kirby looks into the review of The Conjuring and The Florida Project. Are you scared yet? Because Sam really scared...


1 | Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review

To open the first edition of Cinema Stories, Sam Kirby offers his official review of Kingsman 2. From the good, the bad, and the ugly, Sam serves up just what you need to know about the latest in the movie world.