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Ep. 041: Welcome Back Episode/MoviePass Funeral

The Take Up Reel unit is back! We hope you can join us for another year full of highly tense movie and television discussions along with the classic antics we enjoy servin' ya. In this episode, Tim, Sabrina, Dante, and Jarred recap what they saw in theaters and on their televisions this past summer and also hold a special funeral for their MoviePass subscriptions. Check it out and know that there are more episodes to come in the very near future!


Ep. 040: Is Film School Worth It? (Goodbye Evan and Josh)

Josh and Evan say goodbye and farewell to the show. It's been almost 2 years since the two met and said, "hey, we should start a podcast." As they graduate from Hofstra University and move onto bigger and better things, Timmy-boy and Jarred (from Subway) ask them about their experience working on the show, their favorite memories and it all boils down to the ultimate question, "was film school worth it?" Take a listen and hear what they said. Goodbye Josh and Evan, you shall be missed...


Ep. 039: The 2018 Academy Award Predictions

WE RECORDED THIS JUST HOURS BEFORE THE OSCARS! Come listen to us predict who we think will win and how that lines up with who we WANT to win! Let us know if you agree! Social Media: Evan and Josh's Indiegogo's for their Senior Thesis...


Ep. 038: Call Me By Your Name

Josh and Jarred ring in the new year of The Take Up Reel by having a long-awaited review of one of the best films of 2017, Call Me By Your Name. Twitter: Facebook: Email: Song used: Visions of Gideon by Sufjan Stevens (from the Call Me By Your Name Original Soundtrack)


Ep. 037: Best Movies Of 2017

Its been one hell of a year, thank's to every one of you who has consistently been listening. Thanks to our listeners in Japan! We love you. We look forward to growing more and more in 2018 and we hope you all have a fun and safe New Years! In this episode... Josh, Dante's Inferno, Jarred-From-Subway and Timmy-Boy each go around the table and name their top 3 favorite films from 2017 and they have quite the assortment of selections. Let us know what your top films of 2017 were and what...


Ep. 036: The Disaster Artist

Josh, Dante and Jarred discuss James Franco's genuine and hilarious new film based on the book The Disaster Artist. James Franco delivers a fantastic performance and you can hear our thoughts on the film as a whole! Let us know what you thought of The Disaster Artist! Facebook: Twitter: @TakeUpReel Instagram: @TakeUpReel Email:


Ep. 035: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS!!!!! We spoil a lot of shit so do not listen if you do not want to be spoiled! Josh, Dante, and Jarred discuss the new STAR WARS! A film that seems to be dividing fans, we have some split decisions here as well. How do we feel about Luke? Rey and Kylo Ren? Snoke? Find out and then let us know how you felt! Did you like it? Hate it? Is it the best Star Wars movie yet? The worst? Let us know! You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and email...


Ep. 034: The Florida Project

Josh and Timmy-Boy talk about the little known but highly regarded film from A24 and Sean Baker, The Florida Project. They dive deep into the themes of this masterful film. What is it to be a good parent? What makes a fulfilling childhood? Is it wrong to grow up too early? Let us know what you thought of the movie by connecting with us on social media. Twitter: @TakeUpReel Instagram: @takeupreel Facebook: Song used at the...


Ep. 033: Stranger Things Season 2

We get many voices and opinions on this weeks episode to discuss season 2 of the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things. Was Bob a good character? How do we feel about all of the new characters? What can we expect from season 3? Drop us a line on social media and let us know who you agree with or what you thought of the season as a whole. "oh, and uh, fuck Bob." - Timmy-Boy Twitter: @TakeUpReel Instagram: @Takeupreel Facebook: Song used at the...


Ep. 032: Suburbicon

Josh and Evan sit down to discuss the disappointing new feature directed by George Clooney and Written by the Coen Brothers. Let us know what you thought of the movie! Twitter: @TakeUpReel Instagram: @takeupreel Facebook:


Ep. 031: Good Time

Josh, Timmy-Boy and Jarred-Not-From-Subway talk about the wonderful indie film Good Time starring Robert Pattinson and directed by the Safdie Brothers. If you get a chance to see it, you definitely should. Follow us on Twitter: @TakeUpReel Instagram: @TakeUpReel Facebook: Songs used in this episode from the Good Time OST: The Pure and The Damned Good Time Spotify link to OTS:


Ep. 030: A Ghost Story

Josh, Dante, and Timmy-Boy discuss the lesser known film A Ghost Story from director David Lowry and starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara in the new addition to the show we're calling The Indie-Reel. Along with the major releases, we also want to take time to discuss films that may have a smaller audience or limited release. As always share your thoughts with us on social media or email us and tell us what we should watch! Twitter: @TakeUpReel Instagram: Takeupreel Facebook:...


Ep. 029: Blade Runner 2049

Evan, and Josh welcome two new members to the show, Jarred and Sabrina (along with our resident naked homeless man, Dante) to discuss the finer points of the new sequel to the beloved 1982 film, Blade Runner. They also answer, once and for all, IS DECKARD A REPLICANT??? Let us know if you agree! Twitter: @TakeUpReel Facebook: Instagram: @takeupreel


Ep. 028: Rick and Morty Season 3

Josh, Evan, Dante and Tim meet up in the studio once again and discuss the newest season of the widely popular season 3 of Rick and Morty. The group also welcomes in the new guy from this week, Nathan, a welcomed addition to the dynamic. Theme music: High Heel Leather Boots - Baby Bee Twitter/Instagram: @takeupreel Facebook: TheTakeUpReel Gmail:


Ep. 027: Bojack Horseman Season 4

Josh, Evan, Dante, and Tim discuss the new complex and hilarious season of Bojack Horseman.


Ep. 026: It

Hosts Josh and Evan review "It" with Dante and Tim, two new members of The Take Up Reel.


Ep. 025: War For The Planet Of The Apes

The Take Up Boys do NOT review the new the new Planet of the Apes movie (sorry, we goofed ya). But they DO, however, review the very funny indie comedy The Little Hours starring Aubrey Plaza and Dave Franco before giving you all some rapid fire news from weeks ago that by now probably is useless to you but enjoy these idiots ramble on anyway! Theme: High Heel Leather Boots by Baby Bee


Ep. 024: Spider-Man: Homecoming

The guys are back from their summer break to talk about all the pieces that make up the fun and action packed MCU film; Spider-Man: Homecoming Songs: High Heel Leather Boots - Baby Bee Spider-Man Homecoming (Main Theme) - Michael Giacchino Twitter: @takeupreel Instagram: @takeupreel Facebook: The Take Up Reel Podcast


Ep. 023: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (feat. Dan)

SPOILERS HEAVY EPISODE! The boys (plus Dan) maneuver through the ins and outs, goods and bads, highs and lows of the widely anticipated sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy featuring way too much discussion about Kurt Russell's penis. Head over to for all the latest Songs used: High Heel Leather Boots - Baby Bee Mr. Blue Sky - Electric Light Orchestra Fox On The Run - The Sweet Come A Little Bit Closer - Jay & The Americans Guardians Inferno - The Sneepers


Ep. 022: Cars 3 Trailer and Discussion (how do cars reproduce?)

*Warning: Explicit Content* Josh and Evan cover the new Cars 3 trailer. Also, the guys talk about how they think the cars in the pixar universe reproduce, how do they function, what are they. It gets very philosophical very quickly, accompanied by some hilarious moments. The Theme: High Heel Leather Boots - Baby Bee Website: Twitter & Instagram: @takeupreel Like and follow the Facebook page: The Take Up Reel