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Bonus Episode! Inteview with Rachel Belofsky of ScreamFest LA Horror Film Festival

Sponsored by: Iron Galaxy Welcome to our Halloween Special Bonus-sode. This is a short interview with a great voice in Horror, and creator of ScreamFest LA Horror Film Festival, Rachel Belofsky. Rachel talks to Matt k about what it takes to get into Screamfest, Horro at large, and why some people in the film industry […]


CinemaJaw 252, Statesville Haunted Prison’s John Laflamboy – Best Vampire Movies Halloween Special

Reviewed This Episode: The Martian I for and I: Crimson Peak Trivia:Guillermo del Toro Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Which Director is the better Tom Hanks collaborator, Ron Howard or Steven Spielberg? Sponsored by: Busy Beaver Buttons,MoviePass, The Food Heals Podcast, Project: VCR Podcast It’s become an annual CinemaJaw tradition, and we know how lucky we are, […]


CinemaJaw 251, ICON SHOWPLACE – Best Movie Theater Scenes

Reviewed This Episode: The Intern I for and I: The Martian Trivia: Ridley Scott Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Dinner before the movie or after? Sponsored by: AB Mobile Apps,MoviePass, Cards Against Humanity If you listen to CinemaJaw, even if this is your first time listening, then you like the movies. A big part of why we […]


CinemaJaw 250! Patrick O’Rourke – Best Workplace Movies

Reviewed This Episode:Black Mass I for and I: The Intern CinemaWAR: Is Johnny Depp done with the silly roles? Trivia: Anne Hathaway/Jake Gyllenhaal Movie Trivia Sponsored by: Basecamp, Blu Collar Glomeration, AB Mobile Apps,MoviePass 250! It is a momentous occasion here at CinemaJaw. 250 episodes in the can! Wow. As we enter our 7th year […]


CinemaJaw LIVE at Geekbar, Hackers 20th Anniversary – Best Movie Hackers

This episode is dedicated to Shawn King owner of Evil Squirrel Comics, and a good friend. Reviewed This Episode:Mistress America Trivia:Johnny Depp Movie Trivia Sponsored by: Jackbox Games, MoviePass,Immortal Fear, Children of Haiti We’ll do it LIVE! This week on CinemaJaw we take a trip over to our friends at Geekbar here in Chicago, as […]


CinemaJaw 249, Donny Rodriguez – Fall Movie Preview

Reviewed This Episode:Straight Outta Compton I for and I: Time Out of Mind CinemaWAR: Is Richard Gere a legendary actor? Trivia: Fall Movie Trivia Sponsored by: Cards Against Humanity, MoviePass,Sentient Chronicles,Immortal Fear, The Bob and Katie Show Fall Movies. This is when the heavy hitters start to drop. Oscar bait. Ry the Movie Guy awaits […]


CinemaJaw 248, Darren Dean – Best Diner Scenes

Reviewed This Episode:What We Do in theShadows, Tangerine I for and I: Before We Go CinemaWAR: Did Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon wait too long for it’s sequel? Trivia: Fruit Movie Trivia Sponsored by: Field Notes,Sentient Chronicles,Immortal Fear Diners are a great setting in film, because (as Matt K. would posit) they force the characters to […]


CinemaJaw 247, Maria Finitzo – Best Movie Coaches

Reviewed This Episode: In The Game,The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Gift I for and I: No Escape CinemaWAR: Which is the better movie stoner duo – Harold & Kumar or Cheech & Chong? Trivia: OwenWilsonMovie Trivia Sponsored by: Utter Nonsense, Sarantos, Sentient Chronicles,Immortal Fear As Ringo once cleverly pointed out, we all need a little […]


CinemaJaw 246, Best Airplane Scenes

Reviewed This Episode: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Ex Machina I for and I: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. CinemaWAR: Is Guy Ritchie a Top Tier Director? Trivia: Writers Movie Trivia Sponsored by: Bit Bash Chicago,Moviepass, GuruSwipes This week on CinemaJaw we fly solo (no guest this week) and in honor of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, we […]


CinemJaw 245, Franklin Leonard – Best Screenplays of the Past 25 Years

Reviewed This Episode:The Wolfpack I for and I: Straight Outta Compton CinemaWAR: Is there hope for the Fantastic Four franchise or is it dead in the water? Trivia:Charlize Theron Movie Trivia Sponsored by: Cards Against Humanity,Moviepass, GuruSwipes, Three Link Directory A movie is like a tree, go with me here. Many constituent parts make up […]


CinemaJaw 244, Chuck Bryant – Movies You Should Know… But Don’t

Reviewed This Episode: Pixels, End of the Tour, Irrational Man I for and I: Fantastic Four CinemaWAR: Since 1996whichis the better spy series: Mission Impossible or Bond? Trivia: Vacation Movie Series Trivia Sponsored by: Jackbox Games,Moviepass, GuruSwipes,Boom Boom Girls of Wrestling There are movies that you know, and movies that you don’t know, then there […]


CinemaJaw 243, Wish Come True Movies w/guest Brian Babylon

Reviewed This Episode: Ex Machina, Amy I for and I: Southpaw CinemaWAR: Who is the second best boxer from the Rocky franchise? Trivia: Boxing Movie Trivia Sponsored by: Moviepass, Basecamp, Tom Slatin, Sofa King Podcast When you wish upon a star.Makes no difference who you are.Anything your heart desires.Will come to you. Or so Jiminy […]


CinemaJaw 242, Best Terminator Scenes w/guest Kenny Johnson

Reviewed This Episode: Terminator Genisys, Ted 2 I for and I: Minions Trivia: Stripper Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Which movie has the better motorcycle chase: T2 or Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade? Sponsored by: Moviepass,, Ultimate Discount Services INC., He said he’d be back. Arnold Schwarzenegger is at it again, time travelin’ with a […]


CinemaJaw 241, Best Movie-going Experiences w/guest Matt Pais

Reviewed This Episode:JurassicWorld, Inside Out Interested or Ignore: Ted 2 Trivia: Talking Animal Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Is Bryce Dallas Howard a leading lady now after Jurassic World? Sponsored by: Moviepass Magical memories are made inside the movie palaces. Perhaps your first kiss, or the first time it dawned on you that movies were more than […]


CinemaJaw 240, Festival Darlings w/guest Jordon Hodges

Reviewed This Episode: Spy Interested or Ignore: Inside Out Trivia: Pixar Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Is Cameron Crowe finished? Sponsored by: Moviepass, Sarantos,Blue Collar Glomeration Many movies come out of the festival circuit. It’s almost like our minor league, if you will. Some films get championed first by the judges at the big film festivals, […]


CinemaJaw 239, Best Survival Movies w/guest Max Brooks

Reviewed This Episode: Me, Earl and the Dying Girl Interested or Ignore:JurassicWorld Trivia:JurassicPark Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Who is the bigger star Tom Hardy or Chris Pratt? Sponsored by: 21st Century Auto Insurance,Moviepass, Knowing Nile Survival. Natural selection dictates that only the strong get to pass on their genes. But in this unnatural world we have […]


CinemaJaw 238, Movies About Hollywood w/guest Jensen Karp

Reviewed This Episode: Tomorrowland Interested or Ignore: Spy Trivia: Cameron Crowe Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Which is the better rapper turned actor Mark Wahlberg or Will Smith? Sponsored by: The Natter Cast, 21st Century Auto Insurance,Moviepass Hollywood is obsessed with itself. This is a statement of fact. Don’t get me wrong. It should be! While, it’s […]


CinemaJaw Supersode 1 – Happy 35th Birthday Pac-Man, Our Top Video Game Movies and More!

This is a special episode. In honor of Pac-Man turning 35 today, we are celebrating and stitching together our best video game related content of the past five years! You will hear an interview with a man who made what is arguably one of the best video game movies of all time, Tron himself, Mr. […]


CinemaJaw 237, Actors Who Have Reinvented Themselves w/guest Steve “Capone” Prokopy of AICN

Reviewed This Episode: Maggie, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Avengers: Age of Ultron Interested or Ignore: Tomorrowland Trivia: George Clooney Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Which is better –Practicaleffects or CGI? Sponsored by: The Natter Cast, Evorath Book Series, Moviepass Spring is the time for rebirth, and hay fever. Annually the “Summer” movie season kicks off with […]


CinemaJaw 236, C2E2 Special! w/guest Gabriel Hardman, Geeks Out, and MORE!

Poll: Which director do you trust the most: J.J. Abrams – Joss Wheadon – or Christopher Nolan Interested or Ignore: Hot Pursuit Trivia: Women of Comic Book Movies Trivia Sponsored, Onscribe, The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is a convention spanning the latest and greatest from the […]


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