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The First Word - A Summer 2019 Recap + Quick Fall Preview

8/31/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg record a fun chat discussing the end of the summer 2019 movie season, and some of our favorite movies. As well as a talk about the new trailers for The Rise of Skywalker and Lucy in the Sky, plus a preview of the Venice Film Festival and fall season.

Duration:00:59:58

The First Word - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, feat. Aaron Neuwirth

7/30/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss Quentin Tarantino's latest film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in-depth, with spoilers, on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast, featuring entertainment journalist & podcaster Aaron Neuwirth from the show Out Now with Aaron & Abe.

Duration:01:46:39

The First Word - Avengers: Endgame, feat. Alisha Grauso & Amon Warmann

5/1/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss Marvel's Avengers: Endgame full-on with spoilers, featuring two guests: Alisha Grauso (@AlishaGrauso) & Amon Warmann (@awarmann), the same guests from our Infinity War episode. We chat about everything that happens in Endgame, our criticisms, and favorite scenes, and much more in this epic MCU episode.

Duration:02:04:41

The First Word - Theories on 2019's Endgame + Star Wars

4/22/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg record a fun chat speculating on Marvel's Avengers: Endgame and Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast. We discuss ridiculous theories and different possibilities about what we think might happen in these two big 2019 movies.

Duration:01:46:22

The First Word - Jordan Peele's Us, feat. Aaron Neuwirth

3/28/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss Jordan Peele's new horror film Us in-depth, on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast, featuring entertainment journalist & podcaster Aaron Neuwirth from the show Out Now with Aaron & Abe.

Duration:01:51:28

The First Word - 2019 Academy Awards, feat. Clayton Davis

2/27/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss the 2019 Academy Awards, analyzing the winners and nominees along with a discussion about how voting works and how voters are influenced. Featuring special guest Clayton Davis (@AwardsCircuit) - who owns and runs the website AwardsCircuit.com.

Duration:01:33:00

The First Word - Shyamalan's Glass, feat. Amon Warmann

1/21/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss M. Night Shyamalan's film Glass (his highly anticipated sequel to Unbreakable and Split), with guest film critic Amon Warmann (@awarmann). We also briefly discuss the new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Duration:01:47:00

The First Word - Top 10 Movies of 2018, feat. Alicia Malone

1/16/2019
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss their Top 10 favorite movies of 2018, featuring special guest Alicia Malone (@aliciamalone, Host on TCM, Backwards & In Heels, The Female Gaze). We count down our Top 10 of 2018 and spend some time discussing why we love each of these films.

Duration:01:40:24

The First Word - Brady Corbet's Vox Lux

12/26/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg dive into a heated discussion about Brady Corbet's provocative, brilliant new film Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman and Raffey Cassidy, on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast. We also discuss a few new trailers including Avengers: Endgame and Men in Black International.

Duration:01:22:00

The First Word - Documentary Love, feat. Amirose Eisenbach

12/13/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg are joined by producer & filmmaker Amirose Eisenbach to discuss documentaries on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast. We talk about the doc films we love and discuss the experience of making documentaries.

Duration:01:45:37

The First Word - The Great Netflix Debate, feat. Peter Sciretta

12/3/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg are joined by Peter Sciretta (owner of slashfilm.com) to debate and discuss the good & the bad of Netflix on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast. Is it really good for cinema? Can they be better? Do we still love Netflix anyway?

Duration:01:18:51

The First Word - Damien Chazelle's First Man

11/23/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss Damien Chazelle's First Man, starring Ryan Gosling as the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong.

Duration:01:10:53

The First Word - 2018 Venice Film Festival, feat. Anton Volkov

9/10/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) records this episode from Venice joined by Anton Volkov for a discussion about a few of the films seen at the Venice Film Festival on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast. We discuss First Man, Roma, The Favourite, and The Mountain, along with a few other thoughts on Venice.

Duration:01:12:24

The First Word - Mission: Impossible, feat. Leigh Whannell

8/7/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss the entire Mission: Impossible movie series starring Tom Cruise, with a focus on Fallout directed by Christopher McQuarrie, on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast. Featuring filmmaking, actor, screenwriter Leigh Whannell as our special guest.

Duration:01:10:49

The First Word - Hereditary & Summer Horror, feat. Annette DiGiovanni

7/13/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss horror movies including Ari Aster's Hereditary and John Krasinski's A Quiet Place on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast, featuring guest and genuine horror fan Annette DiGiovanni.

Duration:01:28:08

The First Word - June 2018 Trailer Week, feat. Anton Volkov

6/15/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss movie trailers galore from the epic movie trailer week in June 2018 on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast, featuring trailer expert Anton Volkov from Trailer-Track.

Duration:01:46:52

The First Word - Solo: A Star Wars Story, feat. Germain Lussier

5/29/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss Ron Howard's Solo: A Star Wars Story in the 10th episode of The First Word Podcast, featuring entertainment journalist guest Germain Lussier from io9.

Duration:01:22:07

The First Word - Avengers: Infinity War, feat. Alisha Grauso & Amon Warmann

5/3/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War full-on with spoilers, featuring two guests: Alisha Grauso (@AlishaGrauso) & Amon Warmann (@awarmann). We chat about all the good, the bad, theories about what's next, and what really happened in this movie, and much more in this Marvel mania episode.

Duration:02:09:47

The First Word - On Dogs + Isle of Dogs, feat. Tomris Laffly

4/10/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) briefly review Wes Anderson's stop-motion animated film Isle of Dogs, then discuss dog love and dogs in movies with film journalist guest Tomris Laffly (@tomilaffly). We love dogs!

Duration:01:38:19

The First Word - Video Game Movies, feat. Jordan Vogt-Roberts

3/29/2018
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Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) talk about the new Tomb Raider movie and discuss video game movies in general, and why there still isn't a good one yet, with special guest filmmaker Jordan Vogt-Roberts (@VogtRoberts).

Duration:01:19:05