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A podcast by NextBestPicture.com that reviews the latest film releases and discusses various topics within the world of film and the awards race.

A podcast by NextBestPicture.com that reviews the latest film releases and discusses various topics within the world of film and the awards race.

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NY

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A podcast by NextBestPicture.com that reviews the latest film releases and discusses various topics within the world of film and the awards race.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Episode 217 - Our Favorite Horror Films, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," "News Of The World" & "The Prom" Trailers

10/25/2020
For Episode 217, I am joined by Will Mavity, Dan Bayer, Josh Parham & Kaiya Shunyata. This is yet another week of new trailers as we discuss the upcoming releases of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," "News Of The World," "The Prom," "Wander Darkly," "The Life Ahead," and "Raya And The Last Dragon." We also go over the polls, discuss our favorite horror movies of the 21st Century in anticipation for this year's Halloween, answer your fan-submitted questions and more! Enjoy! Check out more on...

Duration:01:40:05

"Rebecca"

10/24/2020
For this week's main review, I am joined by Nicole Ackman, Dan Bayer, Sara Clements & Danilo Castro. Together, we are discussing the latest film from Netflix, Ben Wheatley's 2020 version of "Rebecca" starring Lily James, Armie Hammer and Kirstin Scott Thomas. The film is being heavily compared to the Best Picture winning 1940 film by Alfred Hitchcock since the two are based on the same novel by Daphne du Maurier, so how does the updated adaptation hold up? Listen in a s we discuss the...

Duration:01:04:04

"The Handmaiden"

10/22/2020
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL REVIEW. Please check out the full review on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Our 2016 retrospective continues as we attempt to cover a few missing podcast reviews which we did not complete the year the site launched. This will culminate in NBP Film Community Awards and awards voted on by the staff towards the end of October. Next up is our review of "The Handmaiden" written and directed by Park Chan-wook...

Duration:00:21:44

The Next Best Theatre Podcast: Episode 35 - Our Reactions To The 74th Annual Tony Award Nominations

10/19/2020
In what has been undoubtedly the oddest Tony season of our lifetimes, the 74th annual Tony Award nominations were announced this past Friday for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. Due to the pandemic, the selection was somewhat limited which led to more than a few surprising choices and even exclusions. The ceremony will be held virtually later this year (date currently unspecified) and we will be back for our winner predictions then with another free episode. Until then, take a listen down...

Duration:00:47:23

Episode 216 - "Hillbilly Elegy," "Nine Days," "I'm Your Woman," "Uncle Frank," "Sylvie's Love" & "Jungleland" Trailers

10/18/2020
For Episode 216, I am joined by Michael Schwartz, Dan Bayer, Josh Parham, Ryan C. Showers & Tom O'Brien. This is a week of trailers as we discuss the trailers for "Hillbilly Elegy," "Nine Days," "I'm Your Woman," "Uncle Frank," "Sylvie's Love" & "Jungleland." We also we go over the polls, answer your fan-submitted questions and more! Enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast iTunes Podcasts -...

Duration:01:46:07

"The Trial Of The Chicago 7"

10/17/2020
For this week's main review, I am joined by Josh Parham, Nicole Ackman, Ryan C. Showers, Lauren LaMagna & Cody Dericks. Together, we are discussing the latest film from Netflix, and one of the year's biggest Oscar contenders "The Trial Of The Chicago 7" written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Rylance, Jeremy Strong, Frank Langella, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and a bunch more! Released during one of the most political years of our lifetimes, the...

Duration:01:19:32

Interview With "Shithouse" Director, Writer, Producer, Editor & Star, Cooper Raiff

10/16/2020
There's always excitement in the air when you feel like you're watching the emergence of a new creative talent on the scene and that's exactly how I felt with Cooper Raiff's directorial debut "Shithouse," which won the Grand Jury prize at this year's South By Southwest for Best Narrative feature. Conducting the duties as star, writer, director, producer and editor on the film, Cooper certainly had his hands full on this film and he was kind enough to spend a few minutes talking to us about...

Duration:00:19:03

"Hail, Caesar!"

10/15/2020
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL REVIEW. Please check out the full review on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture As previously announced, we are diving back into the year 2016 with a few missing podcast reviews which we did not complete the year the site launched. This will culminate in NBP Film Community Awards and awards voted on by the staff towards the end of October. Next up is our review of the Coen Brothers' look back on 1950s...

Duration:00:21:16

Next Best Adaptation - "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir Of A Family And Culture In Crisis" By J.D. Vance

10/14/2020
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL EPISODE. Please check out the full episode on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Next Best Adaptation is back where we review the source material of the year's potential Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar contenders. Last time we were here we looked at "Rebecca" by Daphne Du Maurier and "Death On The Nile" by Agatha Christie. Now, we are looking at "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir Of A Family And Culture In Crisis"...

Duration:00:12:02

The Next Best Theatre Podcast: Episode 34 - Our Favorite Musical Revivals

10/13/2020
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL EPISODE. Please check out the full episode on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture In our latest episode, the team discusses recent Broadway and West End musical revivals that we think worked well...and those that we think didn’t work well. From the Lincoln Center’s extravagant productions of golden age musicals to the recent revival of “Company” that changed Bobby to Bobbie, we get to the bottom of what we...

Duration:00:18:43

Interview With "The Forty-Year-Old Version" Cinematographer, Eric Branco

10/12/2020
"The Forty-Year-Old Version" bursted onto the scene at Sundance earlier this year to tremendous buzz and acclaim. While most of the praise has been directed towards the film's star, director, writer and producer, Radha Blank, cinematographer Eric Branco has also be singled out for his black and white photography of New York City which helps to give the film an early 90s independent feeling. Eric was kind enough to talk with Next Best Picture about his process into making the film, how he...

Duration:00:19:50

Episode 215 - Why The Oscars Shouldn't Be Canceled & The "Mank" Trailer

10/11/2020
For Episode 215, I am joined by Michael Schwartz, Dan Bayer, Josh Parham & Cody Dericks. With the announcement this week that "Dune" would be moving to October 2021, there was an article which ran in The Washington Post about whether or not the Oscars should be canceled this year due to the lack of major studio films in the awards season race. We also discuss the premiere of "French Exit" and the end of NYFF, plus we go over the polls, give our reactions to the trailers for "Mank" & "Black...

Duration:01:30:32

"The Forty-Year-Old Version"

10/10/2020
For this week's main review, I am joined by Josh Parham, Dan Bayer & Cody Dericks. Together, we are discussing the latest film from Netflix, "The Forty-Year-Old Version" starring, written, directed and produced by Radha Blank. Premiering earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival where Blank won the Best Directing prize, the film is a singular vision from a unique voice on the indie filmmaking scene and quote possibly, the breakout of the year. Take a listen to our thoughts as we...

Duration:00:52:48

Interviews With The Filmmakers, Story & Animation Teams For "Soul"

10/9/2020
We have a special sneak peak into the making of Pixar's "Soul" for you all to devour before its launch on Disney Plus on December 25th, 2020. We were lucky enough to have seen the first 40 minutes of the film and from that, we conducted a series of three separate interviews. We spoke with filmmakers Pete Docter (Director/Writer), Kemp Powers (Co-Director) and Dana Murray (Producer). Then we spoke with the Story Team: Kristen Lester (Story Supervisor), Michael Yates (Story Artist) & Aphton...

Duration:00:50:34

Interview With "The War With Grandpa" Producer, Tre Peart

10/8/2020
Tre Peart was only 8 years old when he read the book "The War With Grandpa" and pitched it to his parents Marvin Peart (Brookdale Studios) and Rosa Peart (Marro Media Company) who later financed and produced the comedy film, also titled "The War With Grandpa," starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman and Christopher Walkin. Now, the film is out in theaters this weekend and Tre, now 15 years old, is reflecting on being the youngest producer in Hollywood. We spoke with Tre about the process behind...

Duration:00:12:30

Next Best Series Podcast: Episode 13 - "Emily In Paris," "The Comey Rule" & "The Boys"

10/7/2020
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL EPISODE. Please check out the full episode on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture We're trying something new! Previously, whenever we talked about television on the podcast it was for either just the Emmys or for a specific miniseries or show that everyone wanted to discuss over the course of a couple of weeks. Following the same formula as the Next Best Theatre Podcast, we will be getting together once a...

Duration:00:19:39

"The Glorias"

10/6/2020
For this week's second podcast review, I am joined by Josh Parham, Nicole Ackman and Ryan C. Showers. Together, we are discussing the newest film from Julie Taymor, "The Glorias." A biopic about women's rights advocate and journalist Gloria Steinem, starring Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Timothy Hutton, Lorraine Toussaint, Janelle Monáe & Bette Midler. How did we feel about Taymor's style coming together with Gloria's incredible life story? What did we think of the performances? And how...

Duration:01:08:50

Interview With "Save Yourselves!" Writers/Directors Alex H. Fischer & Eleanor Wilson

10/5/2020
"Save Yourselves!" is an independent comedy that debuted earlier this year at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. While you may not have heard of it, it's worth seeking out for its funny and satirical concept on our addition to technology. Writers and directors Alex H. Fischer & Eleanor Wilson, were kind enough to spend a few moments with us discussing the making of the film, its themes, the two central performances from Sunita Mani & John Paul Reynolds and more. Take a listen down below! Check...

Duration:00:19:08

Episode 214 - How The Election Will Impact The Oscars, Cineworld & Trailers "Minari" & "The Witches"

10/4/2020
For Episode 214, I am joined by Michael Schwartz, Bianca Garner, Josh Parham & Lauren LaMagna. After a tumultuous week in the world of politics, and with one month to go before the Presidential Election, it is time to dive into what it will all mean for the Oscars this year. We also talk about the many impacts that the Coronavirus continues to have on the film industry with Cineworld temporarily closing all of its locations and our favorite directorial debuts of 2020 so far to help get us...

Duration:01:31:52

"The Boys In The Band"

10/3/2020
For this week's main review, I am joined by Josh Parham, Tom O'Brien and guest Joey Moser from Awards Daily. Together, we are discussing the latest film from Netflix, "The Boys In The Band" starring Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Robin de Jesus, Brian Hutchison, Michael Benjamin Washington & Tuc Watkins. We discuss the comparisons to the stage play and the original 1970 William Friedkin film, the performances by the cast, the direction from Joe...

Duration:01:03:18