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If Beale Street Could Talk, The Upside

Hold on to your emotions. We’re catching up on one of the best films of the year, If Beale Street Could Talk, with special guest Julia Teti. Later in the show, we also talk about The Upside, a new inspirational drama starring Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, and Nicole Kidman. Stay tuned for even more reviews, including Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix and an early peek into "True Detective" Season 3 on HBO. You can find more episodes of Cinemaholics on Atom Tickets. Email us anytime at...


Top 10 Films of 2018

We’re counting down our Top 10 movies of 2018! But you won’t just hear picks from the regular cast of this show. We reached out to Cinemaholics contributors across the globe to help us figure out the definitive “Cinemaholics movie of the year.” And we’re not just talking about our favorite films in 2018. We’ll also be discussing which films won the box office, Hollywood trends we’re noticing for the upcoming year, and plenty more. You can view all of our Top 10 choices (including the 22...


Vice, Bird Box

Finally, former Vice President and War on Terror cheerleader Dick Cheney has gotten his own comedic biographical film from The Big Short director Adam McKay in Vice. Plus, Netflix has dropped their latest holiday blockbuster, Bird Box, which stars Sandra Bullock along with a huge, talented cast of recognizable faces, but does is this survival thriller worth seeing? Later in the show, you'll hear Jon's review of Barry Jenkins’s latest film If Beale Street Could Talk, which has finally...


Welcome to Marwen (Last Call)

Steve Carell stars in the latest film from legendary filmmaker Robert Zemeckis. And, well, uh oh. Critics aren't loving Welcome to Marwen, neither are audiences, and here to explain some of...whatever this movie is...we have special guest Matt Serafini joining Will Ashton for a special Last Call bonus episode! Sorry, Matt. Support the show.


Aquaman, Bumblebee

It’s a surf and turf episode! First, we’re diving into the latest DC Comics superhero flick Aquaman. Plus, Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena star in Bumblebee, the latest Transformers film. But this one’s a bit different because it’s a prequel set in the 80s and it’s all about the titular, yellow lovebug. Later in the show, you’ll hear us review several other films, including a new WWI documentary from Peter Jackson titled They Shall Not Grow Old. And we also have a better-late-than-never...


Mary Poppins Returns (Last Call)

Time to dust off your kites. Mary Poppins has ofifcially returned, this time as Emily Blunt, along with an (almost) all-new cast taking residence at 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Special recurring guest Alisha Grauso (Forbes, BirthMoviesDeath, joins the show to help us review Disney's long-awaited sequel to the film starring everyone's favorite magical nanny. Links and Important stuff: Jon Negroni, Will Ashton, Maveryke Hines.our PatreonApple Podcastscinemaholicspodcast [at]...


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Special guest Matt Serafini joins this show this week to review Sony's latest Spider-themed adventure. Later in the show, you’ll also hear reviews for Mortal Engines, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2, our early reactions to Aquaman, and plenty more. Ep. 95 Show Notes: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-VerseMortal EnginesAquamanThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Once Upon a DeadpoolThe Party’s Just Beginning Links and Important stuff: Jon Negroni, Will Ashton, Maveryke Hines.our PatreonApple...


Mowgli, Roma, Creed II, The Favourite

A lot of films are flying at us this month, so we decided to do a marathon of reviews this week. Not only do we cover some limited releases battling it out for Golden Globes and Oscars, but we also cover some recent streaming releases and major blockbusters that have come out in the last month. So sit back, relax, and get ready to hear a whole lot of mini reviews. Ep. 94 Show Notes: Mowgli: Legend of the JungleRomaCreed IIThe FavouriteShrek RetoldVox LuxThe Shivering Truth Anna and the...


Winter Movie Preview 2018-2019

We're catching up on our most anticipated films of the winter season, starting this coming week and going all the way through February. This includes some prestige awards favorites we haven't checked out yet, but also major blockbusters and animated features that will keep us warmly entertained throughout these cold, chilly months. We also tease some of our predictions for the Oscars, as well as some holiday event movies you can check out with family. Links and Important stuff: Jon...


The Grinch (Last Call)

Hey kids! It's almost December, and you know what that means! Roughly 40 minutes of Will Ashton and the It Ain't Ogre Til It's Ogre podcast crew talking about a Dr. Seuss adaptation featuring your favorite Benedict Cumberbatch-voiced Illumination-produced holiday-stealing green bad boy. That's right, Will, Chris, and Matt are talking about the recently released The Grinch, and wow do they have some thoughts to share about this animated film based on the classic Christmastime tale. Support...


Ralph Breaks the Internet

The film otherwise known as Wreck-It Ralph 2 has just hit theaters like a box office smashing wrecking ball, but did Ralph break our expectations, too? We discuss and review this new Disney film along with Green Book, The Christmas Chronicles, Robin Hood, and Cam, so tune in for yet another packed episode. Ep. 92 Show Notes: Ralph Breaks the InternetGreen BookThe Christmas ChroniclesRobin Hood Cam Links and Important stuff: Jon Negroni, Will Ashton, Maveryke Hines.our PatreonApple...


The Hateful Eight (Last Call)

Happy Flicksgiving! Per the request of one of our patrons, we're retro reviewing The Hateful Eight, directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth, and Walton Goggins. The film originally came out at the tail end of 2015, so what our thoughts three years later? Support the show.


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Should we Expelliarmus this new Harry Potter prequel sequel from our minds (wait, is that Obliviate?) Special guest Tyler Carlin of the Bacon and Eggs podcast joins us this week to discuss the latest misadventures of Newt Scamander in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World of finanical decisions. We also review The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Instant Family, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Bodied, Burning, and more! Ep. 91 Show Notes: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of GrindelwaldThe Ballad of Buster...



October is dead and gone, but Overlord brings some gore-infused horror back to the big screen right on time for the holidays. The Cinemaholics review this new WWII historically revisionist war movie (but with Nazi zombies) from director Julius Avery. Plus we review The Grinch, Widows, Outlaw King, and The Front Runner. Ep. 90 Show Notes: OverlordThe GrinchWidowsOutlaw King The Front Runner Links and Important stuff: Jon Negroni, Will Ashton, Maveryke Hines.our PatreonApple...


Bohemian Rhapsody

Is Bohemian Rhapsody Freddie Mercury's real life, or is it just fantasy? Well, the Cinemaholics are caught in a landslide of controversy surrounding Fox's new biopic starring Rami Malek about the iconic band's rise to fame in the 70s and 80s. Also in this show, the gang reviews Suspiria, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, The Haunting of Hill House, Wildlife, and Boy Erased. Ep. 89 Show Notes: Bohemian RhapsodySuspiriaThe Nutcracker and the Four RealmsThe Haunting of Hill House...



Get ready for one badical review. This week, we discuss the new A24 coming of age skater film written and directed by Jonah Hill and starring Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges, Katherine Waterston, and a host of talented newcomers. Later in the show, we also review "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," Johnny English Strikes Again, "Red Dead Redemption 2," and "Kidding." Ep. 88 Show Notes: Mid90s"Johnny English Strikes Again Links and Important stuff: Jon Negroni, Will Ashton, Maveryke Hines.our...



Is Halloween a trick...or treat? This week, we review the latest followup to the 1978 classic horror film of the same name, directed this time by David Gordon Green with Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle reprising their roles as original final girl Laurie Strode and unkillable serial killer Michael Myers. We also review The Hate U Give, Apostle, and more! Ep. 87 Show Notes HalloweenThe Hate U GiveThe Old Man & The GunApostleBeautiful BoyThe Romanoffs Links and Important stuff: Jon Negroni,...


Bad Times at the El Royale (Last Call)

Drew Goddard directed and wrote this new neo-noir thriller about one night gone horribly wrong at a hotel with some disturbing, dark secrets. Starring Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Jon Hamm, Dakota Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, and more, this ensemble piece had all of us at Cinemaholics talking, so we decided to do a special Last Call episode to give the film it's due. Support the show.


First Man

The review has landed, but does First Man have wings? That's what we're here to find out. Damien Chazelle's latest film promises to be his prestige hat trick at the Oscars, with starring roles for Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy that might be out of this world. Also in this week's show, we review some new Netflix movies like Hold the Dark and 22 July, plus new seasons for "Big Mouth" and "American Vandal." Next week, we'll be diving into Bad Times at the El Royale due to scheduling conflicts, so...


Is Pixar in Decline? (Happy Hour w/ T.J. Wolsos)

T.J. Wolsos, cofounder of, joins Jon Negroni for our latest Happy Hour topic: are the best Pixar films behind us? Jon and T.J. discuss the current state of Pixar Animation Studios, from their work culture and recent scandals to the actual movies they have slated for the next decade. This is one conversation about Pixar you don't want to miss. Thumbnail artwork by Zohar Lazar. Links and Important stuff: our PatreonApple Podcastscinemaholicspodcast [at]...