Film reviews from a regular guy
In episode 66 Hemant comes clean as to why there was no regular episode last week, and it has something to do with the start of the NBA Playoffs. After talking about how he has high hopes for the Toronto Raptors this post season he shares his thoughts on Shazam!, the newest installment in the … Continue reading "Shazam! (2019)"
In episode 65 Hemant opens up with a couple of quick reviews of some films that just hit home release – Clint Eastwood’s The Mule and Adam McKay’s Vice. He then gets into the feature review of Bumblebee, the newest addition to the Transformers franchise. 00:41 – Introduction 1:13 – Quick Review – The Mule … Continue reading "Bumblebee (2018)"
Jordan Peele’s newest film Us hit theaters a couple weekends ago and it has been on a tear, pulling in big money. Hemant wasn’t able to see it opening weekend, but was able to make time to check it out during the week. In episode 64 he dives into a spoiler free review of Us … Continue reading "Us (2019)"
Triple Frontier (2019)
In episode 63 Hemant confesses why he missed recording an episode last week even though he had all the preparation done. It may have something to do with the release of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 video game. Even though the new format for the show states that there will only be one review per … Continue reading "Triple Frontier (2019)"
Captain Marvel (2019)
The newest Marvel film just hit theaters this past weekend and it is making big time money. Hemant, his wife, and his 8 year old son were three of those people that contributed to its massive opening weekend box office numbers. In episode 62 Hemant shares his thoughts on Captain Marvel and what it adds … Continue reading "Captain Marvel (2019)"
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
In episode 61 Hemant is excited to talk about his cure for the monotony of running on a treadmill. If you’ve listened to this podcast in the past there’s a good chance you’ve heard him rant about how much he hates treadmill runs. But thanks to a friend, he is now running using an online … Continue reading "Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)"
In episode 60 Hemant explains why there hasn’t been a new episode for nearly a month, and you can be sure that it wasn’t because he was being lazy. He then talks about the new format for the podcast which mostly involves focusing on one film per episode and keeping the reviews short and focused. … Continue reading "Alpha (2018)"
M. Night Shyamalan is back with his sequel to Unbreakable and Split. Glass just opened this past weekend and Hemant had a chance to see it opening night. In this episode he shares his thoughts on this highly anticipated film. But before he gets into that he rips through a few quick reviews including First … Continue reading "59. Glass"
It’s week 2 of Frozen Fest 2019 where Hemant watches at least one movie per day for the month of January. In this episode he does some quick reviews of some of his favourites over this time which include The Rider, Blindspotting, Sorry to Bother You, The House that Jack Built, and Zero Charisma. It’s … Continue reading "58. Venom"
57. Ten Favourite Films Watched in 2018
It’s that time of year again where I count down my 10 favourite films that I watched in 2018. Since these are the 10 films I enjoyed the most this year, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they were released in 2018. I also outline some honourable mentions, before talking about films I regret not getting … Continue reading "57. Ten Favourite Films Watched in 2018"
56. Bird Box
Ring in the new year with episode 56 of the podcast. Hemant talks about the low key New Year’s Eve celebrations that he has adopted, and how he is perfectly fine with this life choice. Since he was not hung over on New Year’s day, he had a chance to spend some time with the … Continue reading "56. Bird Box"
It’s Christmas time and in this episode Hemant talks about how his family celebrated the holiday season, as well as some of the cool gifts he got including a Playstation VR. He then does some quick movie reviews for Joseph Khan’s Bodied and the 1988 Eddie Murphy classic Coming to America. The rest of the … Continue reading "55. Aquaman"
In this episode of the podcast Hemant blows through quick reviews of Equalizer 2, Eighth Grade, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. He then talks about Roma, the new film from writer and director Alfonso Cuarón. This Netflix produced film has just hit the streaming service after making its run through various film festivals including Venice … Continue reading "54. Roma"
53. Creed II
In this episode of the podcast Hemant gets into the Christmas spirit and shares some of his holiday traditions, including searching for the perfect Christmas tree at a family run tree farm, and starting Christmas shopping on Christmas Eve. It’s then onto the main event of the episode where he discusses the latest instalment in … Continue reading "53. Creed II"
Episode 52: Eyes Wide Shut & Reflecting on Year One of Red 7
It’s hard to believe, but this episode marks the one year anniversary of the Red 7 Movie Cast podcast. I find it pretty crazy that I’ve been able to maintain a weekly podcast for this long. I start off this episode reflecting on the last year, talking about what I’ve learned from producing this podcast, … Continue reading "Episode 52: Eyes Wide Shut & Reflecting on Year One of Red 7"
Episode 51: The Meg
In this episode Hemant talks a bit about taking his son to see the Joe Dante classic from 1984, Gremlins, and how they plan to start up a podcast together. He also has recently finished season 1 of The Purge TV series, and gives his final verdict on it. It’s then onto the feature review … Continue reading "Episode 51: The Meg"
Episode 50: BlacKkKlansman & Full Metal Jacket
In this episode Hemant revisits 2015’s Blackhat from Michael Mann while running on the treadmill. He also talks about the Russell Peters comedy show he got to experience from a corporate luxury suite in the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. He then shares his thoughts on Spike Lee’s newest film BlacKkKlansman which was recently released on … Continue reading "Episode 50: BlacKkKlansman & Full Metal Jacket"
Episode 49: The Shining
Over the last week and a half Hemant has been fighting off a bad cold. During this time he has spent a lot of time on the couch, revisiting a number of different films. He doesn’t dive very deep into talking about them, but he does give his brief thoughts on them. He also discusses … Continue reading "Episode 49: The Shining"
Episode 48: 2001: A Space Odyssey & Mr. Robot Season 3
Episode 48 marks the beginning of Hemant’s exploration of films by Stanley Kubrick. Over the next several weeks he will be watching various films from this iconic director’s filmography. In this inaugural episode he visits 2001: A Space Odyssey from 1968. He’s not proud of it, but this is the first time Hemant has watched … Continue reading "Episode 48: 2001: A Space Odyssey & Mr. Robot Season 3"
Episode 47: Summer of 84
In this episode Hemant reports from the treadmill once again and talks about what worked and didn’t work for him during a rewatch of 2016’s 10 Cloverfield Lane. He also revisited Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One this week with a bunch of 8 year olds. Why you ask? Well it was his oldest son’s birthday … Continue reading "Episode 47: Summer of 84"