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Musings on Movies, TV, and Pop Culture From the Fine Folks at Mr. Boy Productions.

Musings on Movies, TV, and Pop Culture From the Fine Folks at Mr. Boy Productions.
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Musings on Movies, TV, and Pop Culture From the Fine Folks at Mr. Boy Productions.

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English


Episodes

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: The Matrix

3/17/2019
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It’s two decades later, and The Matrix still has us! Join Brian and Zaki for a brand new MovieFilm Commentary Track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of one of the most influential and thought-provoking action movies of all time. The boys delve into behind-the-scenes stories, their own personal reactions, and the impressive legacy of the Wachowskis’ cyberpunk foray starring Keanu Reeves and Lawrence Fishburne! This one was a treat to record, so we hope you’ll enjoy plugging in and...

Duration:02:18:25

Episode 167: Captain Marvel

3/10/2019
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Captain Marvel, the latest entry in Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe, is now in theaters and the MovieFilm boys are here with their takes on the Brie Larson superhero epic! Hear whether we thought the film measured up to its forebears and where we think things are going next with Avengers: Endgame right around the corner! Plus: Remembering Luke Perry, wrapping up this year’s Oscars, Steven Spielberg’s anti-Netflix crusade, thoughts on the devastating Leaving Neverland, and much more! As...

Duration:01:36:49

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

2/23/2019
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It’s an excellent adventure for Brian & Zaki! With Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this month, the MovieFilm boys mark the occasion with a fun commentary track. We discuss the timeless time travel comedy’s production process, story development, deep impact on the pop culture landscape, and much more! You can stream the episode below, or listen via iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify. And please make sure to...

Duration:01:34:15

Episode 166: Alita: Battle Angel

2/20/2019
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With Alita: Battle Angel in theaters, Brian and Zaki reconvene to parse their reactions to the James Cameron-Robert Rodriguez comic book adaptation. In addition, we chime in on the latest Batman rumors (could Armie Hammer be suiting up soon?), speculate on what the failure of The LEGO Movie 2 may mean for this year’s box office, and much more! As always, you can stream the episode below, or listen via iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify. And please make sure to hit “like” on our...

Duration:01:49:02

Episode 165: Oscar Nominations and Star Wars Speculations

2/7/2019
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The MovieFilm boys are back to cycle through a whole host of new headlines out of Hollywood! Listen to our thoughts on last week’s Oscar nominations, Liam Neeson’s publicity disaster, and word that Ben Affleck has handed in his Batman retirement papers! Plus: The Hobbs & Shaw trailer, Star Wars title speculation, and remembering the late, legendary character actor Dick Miller! Listen to it via the embed below, or via iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify! Also, as always, please make...

Duration:01:38:04

Episode 164: Glass

1/20/2019
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Nineteen years after Unbreakable hit theaters, writer/director M. Night Shyamalan has unleashed its belated sequel Glass, uniting stars Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson with James McAvoy from the director’s Split two years ago. Listen in as Brian and Zaki discuss their thoughts on this belated trilogy-capper, and if it measures up to the long wait! In addition, hear reactions to last week’s surprise announcement of another Ghostbusters reboot, plus our thoughts on Star Trek 4 stalling,...

Duration:01:53:45

Episode 163: Zaki and Brian's Favorite Movies of 2018!

1/6/2019
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2019 is here, but the MovieFilm boys need to pause and pick our fave flicks of the year just passed! Listen to our respective top tens, and hear which movies juuuust made the cut. Plus: Headlines, Star Wars news, and more! It’s a new year, and there’s plenty of MovieFilm excitement on the way! As always, you can stream the episode below, or listen via iTunes or Stitcher. And please make sure to hit “like” on our Facebook page and let us know how we’re doing by writing a review!

Duration:02:03:51

Episode 162: Aquaman Fallout

12/30/2018
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The MovieFilm Podcast closes out 2018 with conversations on a whole host of topics various and sundry, from Aquaman’s triumphant swim to the top of the box office, to Kevin Spacey’s bizarre re-entry into the public eye, to the Academy Awards’ trouble finding a host. In addition, thoughts on Green Book, Vice, and Bumblebee, plus Listener Letters, Star Wars news, and more! Hear it through the embed below or via iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and Spotify! Also, like we always ask, please visit...

Duration:01:59:00

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Home Alone

12/24/2018
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Christmas Eve is here, and please allow us to gift you our latest commentary track! Given the time of year, we decided to watch 1990’s evergreen family fave Home Alone, directed by Chris Columbus and starring Macaulay Culkin! Listen as we share our memories, observations, and anecdotes of this beloved film and have a grand old time while doing it. You can hear the track on its own or watch the movie along with us, but either way, check it out via the embed below or at iTunes, Stitcher,...

Duration:01:53:21

The MovieFilm Commentary: Home Alone

12/24/2018
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Christmas Eve is here, and please allow us to gift you our latest commentary track! Given the time of year, we decided to watch 1990’s evergreen family fave Home Alone, directed by Chris Columbus and starring Macaulay Culkin! Listen as we share our memories, observations, and anecdotes of this beloved film and have a grand old time while doing it. You can hear the track on its own or watch the movie along with us, but either way, check it out via the embed below or at iTunes, Stitcher,...

Duration:01:53:22

Episode 161: Aquaman & Bumblebee & Spider-Man & Mary Poppins

12/21/2018
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The MovieFilm boys ring in the holidays with special guest Aaron Neuwirth of Out Now With Aaron and Abe for a fun conversation dissecting several new releases, including Disney's belated sequel Mary Poppins Returns and Paramount's Transformers spin-off Bumblebee, plus spoilery conversations about the animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse from Sony and Warner Bros.' splashy DC Comics adaptation Aquaman. In addition, we offer our remembrances of the late Penny Marshall, chime in on the...

Duration:02:08:45

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

12/3/2018
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There’s a brand new Robin Hood movie in theaters now, but we’re not here to talk about that! Instead, our commentary track is for the Robin who stole from the rich while also stealing our hearts, 1991’s Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Join Brian and Zaki as they watch the smash hit movie directed by Kevin Reynolds and starring Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, and Alan Rickman, and hear them exchange their own personal memories of a time when Kevin Costner could make the world believe that...

Duration:02:29:02

Episode 160: Creed II

11/22/2018
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Creed II is punching its way through the box office, and the MovieFilm boys step into the ring once more to render their verdict on this eighth movie in the Rocky Balboa saga, starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone. But that’s not all! Hear Zaki’s thoughts on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, plus remembrances of the late Stan Lee and William Goldman, word that another shared universe of movie monsters in the offing, and much more! You can listen through the embed below...

Duration:01:46:13

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Rocky IV

11/17/2018
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Yo, Adrian! With Creed II on the way, the MovieFilm boys have reconvened for another commentary track, this time looking back at the pinnacle (or nadir) of the Rocky series: 1985’s Rocky IV! Listen separately or watch along with us as we thrill to the iconic Sylvester Stallone boxing sequel, along with all the ‘80s fashions, training montages, power ballads, and oh yeah, weird sentient robots therein. It’s an experience that’ll leave you with your hearts on fire, and you can hear it via the...

Duration:01:41:03

Episode 159: Bohemian Rhapsody

11/10/2018
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With November upon us, and with Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody burning up the box office charts, Brian and Zaki have reconvened to let you know if it will rock you. In addition, get our belated takes on last summer’s here-and-gone actioner Skyscraper, featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson doing his very best John McClane impression. But that’s not all! We also give our thoughts on Disney’s big streaming plans for their Marvel and Star Wars universes, the many many many Avatar sequels James...

Duration:01:58:31

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

10/27/2018
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The man with the hat is back, and the MovieFilm boys are back with their commentary track for 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom! The first Indy sequel reunited star Harrison Ford, director Steven Spielberg, and producer George Lucas, and took our intrepid archaeologist on a darker journey than anything audiences were expecting at the time, and while some aspects don’t hold up as well as we’d like, it’s still a rip-roaring good time that we’re excited to talk through and share our...

Duration:02:02:46

Episode 158: First Man & A Star is Born + Venom Fallout!

10/18/2018
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The fall season is upon us, and that means we have lots of quick takes on a whole host of new Awards Season releases, including a conversation on A Star Is Born that went a bit deeper than we planned, plus our mixed thoughts on First Man, and Brian’s take on Bad Times at the El Royale. But that’s not all! We also take stock of the massive, unexpected (by us) success of Venom, discuss ABC’s plans to revive NYPD Blue, continuing troubles for MoviePass, and much more! Plus: Listener Letters,...

Duration:01:39:54

Episode 157: Venom + A Star is Born

10/5/2018
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Is Venom poison? Find out in our latest episode as we share our thoughts on the Spider-Man-less Spider-Man spin-off from Sony. The Tom Hardy comic book caper is intended to launch a(nother) shared cinematic universe, and we let you know whether we think that will (or should!) happen. But that’s not all: Zaki gives some thoughts on why he was underwhelmed by Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star is Born, and we also have first details on the very first Star Wars live action TV series:...

Duration:01:34:57

Episode 156: The Joker Starts Filming

9/29/2018
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We confidently proclaimed it would never get made, but apparently Warner Bros. didn’t get the memo, because the Joker movie (based on the DC Comics villain) directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix is in production now, and we have some thoughts based on the early photos we’ve seen. But that’s not all in this freewheeling episode of the MovieFilm show! Hear our reactions to the new trailers for Captain Marvel, Creed II, and the latest (last?) X-Men epic from Fox, Dark Phoenix!...

Duration:01:45:50

Episode 155: The Predator

9/15/2018
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The Predator is back on the hunt with this weekend’s release of the space alien franchise’s fourth installment (or sixth, if you choose to include those two Alien vs. Predator crossover flicks), and the MovieFilm boys dig into writer/director Shane Black’s return to the franchise he started out with thirty-one years ago to see if it was worth the wait! In addition, we discuss word that Henry Cavill may have hung up his red cape and blue tights as Warner Bros. moves on from Superman. Plus:...

Duration:01:34:23