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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

Interviews With "Downton Abbey: A New Era" Stars Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech & Writer Julian Fellowes

5/23/2022
Following the success of the 2019 film "Downton Abbey," the cast returned for a sequel, penned once again by series creator Julian Fellowes, titled "Downton Abbey: A New Era," which was just released in theaters this weekend. It's a welcome return to a cast of characters we know and love so well by this point that any time we spend with them is truly a gift. Actors Laura Carmichael and Allen Leech see it that way as well, as they reprise their roles as Lady Edith and Tom Branson. Along with...

Duration:00:28:40

Episode 295 - Cannes Begins, Oscar Rule Changes & The "Three Thousand Years Of Longing" Trailer

5/22/2022
For Episode 295, I'm joined by Josh Parham & Will Mavity. Today, we're discussing the initial reviews and reactions for some of the biggest titles from the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. We also give our thoughts on the recent AMPAS rule changes for the 95th Academy Awards, share our thoughts on the trailers for "Three Thousand Years Of Longing," "Good Luck To You, Leo Grande," "Bros," go over the polls, discuss other film news, answer your fan-submitted questions, and more! Please take a listen...

Duration:01:33:04

"Downton Abbey: A New Era"

5/21/2022
For this week's main podcast review, I am joined by Nicole Ackman and guests Maggie Lovitt from Wealth Of Geeks & Nathaniel Rogers from The Film Experience. We're heading back to Downton for "Downton Abbey: A New Era," starring Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Jim Carter, Imelda Staunton, Hugh Dancy, Elizabeth McGovern, Laura Haddock, Laura Carmichael, Dominic West, and a lot more! A sequel to the 2019 film, the story is split into two. One plot line follows characters...

Duration:00:51:05

Interview With "Emergency" Stars RJ Cyler, Donald Elise Watkins & Sebastian Chacon

5/20/2022
"Emergency" had its world premiere at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, where it received positive reviews for its writing, blend of drama with dark humor, and performances from RJ Cyler, Donald Elise Watkins & Sebastian Chacon. The three actors were kind enough to talk with us about their work on the film, and you can tell from listening that there is a deep sense of camaraderie amongst them. Be sure to take a listen down below and check out the film, which is currently playing in limited...

Duration:00:18:52

"Amour"

5/19/2022
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL REVIEW. Please check out the full podcast review on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Our 2012 retrospective continues with the Palme d'Or and Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner of 2012: Michael Haneke's brutally devastating but honest love story, "Amour," starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva & Isabelle Huppert. Incredibly heavy in its subject matter, the film has endured as one of the...

Duration:00:20:41

Interview With "Montana Story" Star, Owen Teague

5/16/2022
"Montana Story" had its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, where it received positive reviews for its performances by Haley Lu Richardson and Owen Teague. Owen was kind enough to spend some time with us discussing how he's similar and different from the character he's playing, his experience with horses during production, and more. Be sure to take a listen down below and check out the film, which is currently playing in limited release from Bleecker Street. Thank...

Duration:00:15:51

Episode 294 - Cannes 2022 Preview, Oscar Dates & "Avatar: The Way Of Water" Trailer

5/15/2022
For Episode 294, I'm joined by Josh Parham, Nadia Dalimonte & Will Mavity. Today, we're talking about the dates announced for the 95th Academy Awards and our final preview for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, which begins this week on May 17th. We also give our thoughts on the trailers for "Avatar: The Way Of Water," "Cha Cha Real Smooth," and "Resurrection," go over the polls, discuss other film news, answer your fan-submitted questions, and more! Please take a listen down below or subscribe...

Duration:01:34:26

"Firestarter"

5/14/2022
For our main podcast review this week, I am joined by Josh Parham & Cody Dericks. Today, we're discussing the remake of the 1984 film "Firestarter" starring Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Sydney Lemmon, Kurtwood Smith, John Beasley, Michael Greyeyes & Gloria Reuben. Will this modern-day take on the Stephen King horror-science fiction novel from Blumhouse and director Keith Thomas ("The Vigil") light the world on fire, or will it fizzle out into nothingness? Tune in down below as we discuss...

Duration:00:41:42

Interview With "On The Count Of Three" Screenwriters, Ari Katcher & Ryan Welch

5/13/2022
"On The Count Of Three" had its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, where a lot of people were wondering who would be daring enough to pick up the film, which dealt with a highly sensitive subject matter, blending dark comedy with the heartwarming drama between two best friends who make a pact to kill themselves on the same day. Screenwriters Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch had a difficult tight rope to walk when communicating the themes of their story and the humanity of their...

Duration:00:17:56

Interview With "Pleasure" Director/Writer, Ninja Thyberg

5/12/2022
"Pleasure" premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, and within the opening moments, everyone who was watching it knew it was going to be a tough sell. An uncompromising look at the porn industry with many graphic sex scenes, it is a testament to writer and director Ninja Thyberg that the movie works as well as it does. With no judgment being placed on its protagonist (played brilliantly and fearlessly by Sofia Kappel), the film is a psychological character study that showcases both the...

Duration:00:14:15

The Next Best Series Podcast - Interview With "Pachinko" Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Luciano Vignola & Re-Recording Mixer Martin Czembor

5/11/2022
"Pachinko" premiered on Apple TV+ on March 25th and has gone on to become one of the most acclaimed series of 2022, resulting in a renewal for a second season which will come in 2023. The series is based on a novel of the same name by author and journalist Min Jin Lee. Soo Hugh created the series, with all episodes directed either by Kogonada ("After Yang") or Justin Chon ("Blue Bayou"). It tells the generational story of a Korean family who immigrates to Japan from various perspectives in...

Duration:00:24:55

Episode 293 - The SAG Awards Need A New Home & The "Don't Worry Darling" Trailer

5/8/2022
For Episode 293, I'm joined by Amy Smith, Josh Parham, Nadia Dalimonte & Tom O'Brien. Today, we're talking about where the SAG Awards will be broadcast since it announced it would not air on TNT/TBS this year due to the Warner Bros. Discovery merger. We also give our thoughts on the trailer for "Don't Worry Darling," go over the polls, discuss other film news, answer your fan-submitted questions, and more! We want to wish all of the moms out there a Happy Mother's Day! We love and appreciate...

Duration:01:32:27

"Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness"

5/7/2022
For our main podcast review this week, I am joined by Nicole Ackman, Lauren LaMagna & Amy Smith. Today, we're discussing the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), "Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness," starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, Michael Stuhlbarg & Rachel McAdams. Director Sam Raimi returns to Marvel after helming the original "Spider-Man" trilogy, and he brings his distinct filmmaking style and love...

Duration:01:43:21

Interview With "Lux Æterna" Director, Gaspar Noé

5/6/2022
Gaspar Noé is one of cinema's most intense filmmakers, crafting a filmography that pummels you into submission through powerful imagery, sensory overload, and unflinching violence which twists your guts inside and out. He is not for the faint of heart, so it was a delightful surprise when talking with him about his latest film, "Lux Æterna," to discover that his personality is vastly different from what you would expect. Tune in below to listen to my conversation with him regarding his...

Duration:00:22:14

The Next Best Theatre Podcast: Episode 46 - Our Nomination Predictions For The 2022 Tony Awards

5/5/2022
After what feels like an eternity since the pandemic changed the face of the American theatre scene, we can officially say Broadway is back as Nicole Ackman, Cody Dericks, Lauren LaMagna, and I go through a whole season of shows eligible for this year's Tony Award Nominations. The announcement for the nominations will occur on May 9th, and for this episode, we all come together to give our thoughts on what will be nominated and what might miss out. Please give this full-length episode a...

Duration:01:20:10

Episode 292 - CinemaCon 2022, The "Bodies Bodies Bodies" & "On The Count Of Three" Trailers

5/1/2022
For Episode 292, I'm being joined by Amy Smith, Josh Parham, Dan Bayer & Nadia Dalimonte. Today, we're talking about all of the news this week from CinemaCon 2022, as well as the trailers for "Bodies Bodies Bodies" & "On The Count Of Three." We also go over the polls, discuss other film news, answer your fan-submitted questions, and more! Please take a listen down below or subscribe to us on your favorite podcast app. Thank you as always for your continued support, and enjoy the show! Check...

Duration:01:27:20

"Memory"

4/30/2022
For our main podcast review this week, I am joined by Josh Parham & guest Mike McGranaghan. Today, we're discussing the latest Liam Neeson-led action film "Memory," also starring Guy Pearce and Monica Bellucci. Directed by Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale"), it clearly wants to mix "Taken" with "Memento," but does it all come together? Tune in below to hear our thoughts as we discuss the performances, writing, action set pieces, and more in our review. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on...

Duration:00:38:30

Interview With "Hatching" Director, Hannah Bergholm

4/29/2022
"Hatching" had its world premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival as a part of its Midnight Section and is now being released by IFC Midnight this weekend in limited release. The coming-of-age horror film boasts some incredibly gruesome practical creature effects, which harkens back to horror films of the 70s and 80s with an outstanding dual performance from the film's breakout star, Siiri Solalinna. Director Hannah Bergholm was kind enough to spend a few minutes talking with us about...

Duration:00:17:17

"Skyfall"

4/28/2022
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL REVIEW. Please check out the full podcast review on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Our 2012 retrospective continues with one of the biggest films from that year. Sam Mendes' "Skyfall" was a game-changer for the James Bond franchise critically, financially, and awards-wise. Heralded for its cinematography, focus on character, score, and iconic James Bond theme by multi-award-winning artist Adele, the...

Duration:00:19:43

Interview With "Navalny" Director, Daniel Roher

4/27/2022
"Navalny" had its world premiere at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award for U.S. Documentary and the overall Festival Favorite Award. One couldn't have guessed how a month later, the film would prove to be more timely than ever when Russia waged war on Ukraine. The documentary tells the story of the rise of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny and the plot to assassinate him by the Kremlin. Though Navalny is currently behind bars, the documentary has...

Duration:00:20:56