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Mad About Movies is your go-to podcast for all things cinema. Every week, we discuss the latest in movie news, rumors and rumblings and dive deep into a discussion of our chosen movie of the week. Stay tuned to the last segment for our patented Weekly Recommends, in which each of the hosts suggests something that you should check out ASAP.

Mad About Movies is your go-to podcast for all things cinema. Every week, we discuss the latest in movie news, rumors and rumblings and dive deep into a discussion of our chosen movie of the week. Stay tuned to the last segment for our patented Weekly Recommends, in which each of the hosts suggests something that you should check out ASAP.
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Dallas, TX

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Wondery

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Mad About Movies is your go-to podcast for all things cinema. Every week, we discuss the latest in movie news, rumors and rumblings and dive deep into a discussion of our chosen movie of the week. Stay tuned to the last segment for our patented Weekly Recommends, in which each of the hosts suggests something that you should check out ASAP.

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@mam_podcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Throwback! The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

12/12/2018
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We're taking a break from Oscar season talk with a huge throwback convo featuring Ariel from Geek 101 talking Lord of the Rings, Tolkien, those other movies that had Hobbits in them, and more! We're also spinning the movie news roulette wheel and bringing our patented Weekly Recommends as always!

Duration:01:25:53

Robin Hood (2018)

12/5/2018
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Grab your bows and arrows, squeeze into your slim-fit archery clothes and forget the physics of fire, because they're rebooting Robin Hood in 2018! Join us for an exhausting review of one of the worst movies of the year, or any year for that matter.

Duration:01:09:51

Creed 2

11/28/2018
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We've got the tissues ready for Brian as we sob through our memories of the first Creed movie before we bring our full thoughts on the sequel as we answer questions such as 'does it work without Ryan Coogler?' and 'what's the deal with Rocky's fedora?' We also react to that 'Lion King' trailer that nuked the earth over Thanksgiving.

Duration:01:26:21

Widows

11/28/2018
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When you combine director Steve McQueen and Hollywood treasure Viola Davis, it’s a formula for Oscar gold right? Join us as we are joined by our friend Rachel to discuss all the twists and turns that ‘Widows’ had to offer.

Duration:00:58:13

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

11/20/2018
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The Coen Brothers return to bring us a film with more twists and turns than you can imagine in 2 hours. But the biggest twist of all…they did it on NETFLIX?!? Join Kent and Brian as they discuss each chapter in ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ and look ahead to the future of digital distribution.

Duration:00:48:57

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

11/20/2018
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How do you improve on something already as great as 'Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them?' More beasts. More Johnny Depp. More white face paint. We’re diving in to all things ‘Harry Potter’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and beyond in our review along with a preview of our side podcast ‘Cryercast’ to talk some very important casting news involving Jon Cryer.

Duration:01:40:21

Overlord

11/14/2018
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It’s time to return to the Cloverfield Cinematic Universe, or something? On this week’s show we’re talking ‘Overlord’ but with PLENTY of Taylor Momsen and Dennis the Menace talk as well. Can’t forget that.

Duration:01:10:38

Bohemian Rhapsody

11/8/2018
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We’re finally taking ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and all things Queen as we discuss the Freddie Mercury biopic for nearly an hour as well as bring you a fresh batch of Movie News, Weekly Recommends and a very special announcement regarding the future of MAM!

Duration:01:34:39

The Old Man & The Gun

11/6/2018
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Suriprise! Another bonus review for you before we dive into ‘Bohemain Rhapsody.’ We’re talking all things David Lowery, reminiscing on Robert Redford and more with Kent and Brian!

Duration:00:36:27

Bad Times at the El Royale

11/4/2018
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Until we talk ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ later this week, we’re bringing you a little bonus movie news, a bonus review of Drew Goddard’s ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ and a fresh batch of bonus Weekly Recommends to kick off your November!

Duration:01:14:34

Rants & Raves: 2018 TV Pilots

10/31/2018
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Our yearly 3 month marathon is over! Dive into our annual Rants & Rave edition of the show is here as we dive as deep as we can into this year's crop of TV pilots, but mainly just Manifest.

Duration:01:37:35

Halloween (2018)

10/24/2018
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Of course they’re doing a sequel to Halloween 40 years later, right? And of course it’s brought to us by Kenny Powers, right? Join us as we look back at the Halloween ‘78 as we dive into Halloween ‘18 and find out how Brian’s sleep pattern has been affected by it.

Duration:01:26:48

Venom (2018)

10/17/2018
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Grab your space goo and bring your Tom Hardy translators! In a second-helping of MAM for the week, we're breaking down box office hit (for some reason) Venom (for some reason).

Duration:01:02:19

First Man

10/17/2018
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We're talking all things 'First Man' on this episode as we dive into Damien Chazelle's newest film about NASA, Neil Armstrong, and so much more.

Duration:00:54:02

A Star Is Born (2018)

10/9/2018
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Grab your tissues because this week’s episode of MAM will make you weep with emotion. Listen, we aren’t that jazzed about ‘Suicide Squad 2’ either but we can’t fault anyone for crying about it. Join us for a brief Movie News catch-up before we stage dive (eh?) into ‘A Star is Born’ talk! Woo!

Duration:01:03:36

White Boy Rick

10/3/2018
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It’s our final episode of September before we start seeing movies we somewhat care about again! Join us as we catch up on some Star Wars and X-Men news and review Richard’s biopic, White Boy Rick!

Duration:01:17:47

State of the DCEU / A Simple Favor

9/26/2018
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We’re talking ‘A Simple Favor’ this week as we debate how to pronounce Paul Feig’s name for 30 minutes, but not before we get a full DC Extended Universe State of the Union address from Batman Shane!

Duration:01:44:20

The Predator

9/19/2018
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Be warned, #mamfam...this episode is a doozy. Put it in the category of such gems as 'Draft Day,' 'Transformers: Galileo's Revenge' and 'Now You See Me' as we attempt to justify what the heck happened with 'The Predator.'

Duration:01:35:03

Searching

9/12/2018
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This week we’re…Searching…for a decent movie to review in the midst of the exciting month of September and we found one!!! Join us as we catch up on some sequel news and sing the praises of Jon Cho in ‘Searching.’

Duration:01:06:00

Operation Finale

9/4/2018
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Back in the mix for another September, we're kicking things off with a discussion of the World War 2 / 1960s(?) period movie about the final days of Hitler's regime in Operation Finale. Does it do the story justice or no? We also talk some sequel and prequel news and recommend some fine entertainment options in Weekly Recommends.

Duration:01:16:12