This week we set our sights on the latest of Hollywood's many recent reboots, this time a new imagining of our beloved childhood heroes in a half-shell, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We also pay tribute and celebrate the life of the late Robin Williams.
The most anticipated and talked-about film in the history of Mad About Movies is finally here! Join us as we discuss all things Guardians of the Galaxy and Marvel Cinematic Universe as well as some news regarding Ghostbusters 3, the live-action Jungle Book, and True Detective season 2.
We come to you this week with a podcast 12 years in the making as we review the most highly praised film of the year thus far, Richard Linklater's Boyhood. We also break down headlines from Comic-Con 2014 and give a brief review of Brett Ratner's Hercules.
In anticipation of the upcoming reboot, and just for plain old nostalgia's sake, we are excited to throw it back to 1990 this week with a discussion of all things Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We also take an opportunity to look back on the films released in 1999 that are celebrating their 15th anniversary this year.
Come along as we discuss one of the most talked about and most anticipated blockbusters of the summer, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. We also talk some SNL news and induct some worthy candidates into the ever-growing hall of American Treasures.
This week we break down one of the few offerings of the once-coveted July 4th release weekend, the family-friendly found footage film Earth to Echo. We also briefly discuss some news concerning Pacific Rim, give our thoughts on the return of Community, review the Girl Meets World pilot, and reminisce on some of our favorite childhood TV shows.
Join us as we spend the entirety of this week's episode in a heated conversation regarding the dumbfounding Michael Bay, his Transformers franchise, and the ultra-bloated 165 minute abomination that unfortunately had the biggest opening weekend of 2014, Transformers: Age of Extinction.
Kent sits down with guest Brandon Luna from the Calypso Cigar Review to discuss acclaimed director Joon-ho Bong's apocalyptic film Snowpiercer in this special bonus episode of Mad About Movies.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, we are pleased to bring you a nearly hour-long conversation regarding Tim Burton's iconic Batman starring Michael Keaton. We talk about the film's cultural impact, how it affected the cinematic landscape, and how well it holds up a quarter of a century after its release. We also break some news regarding the future of the Star Wars franchise in a brief Movie News, Rumors, & Rumblings segment.
Join us for a special bonus episode as we bring you our thoughts on the animated adventure sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2, the past and future releases of DreamWorks Animation Studios, and the current state of animated film-making.
Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum return with the sequel to their 2012 hit 21 Jump Street, the humorously titled 22 Jump Street. Join us as we give our review as well as discuss the Dumb & Dumber To trailer debut and some news regarding DC Comics' movie release calendar.
Today we welcome in a special guest, Sean O'Connell of CinemaBlend.com and the Washington Post to discuss Doug Liman's Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. We also talk Marvel's Ant-Man drama, Doctor Strange casting rumors, and attempt to justify the lack of domestic box-office success for this year's films.
Join us (and have a snack handy) as we talk Jon Favreau's return to the screen in his independently produced comedy Chef. We also talk Star Wars 7 and Marvel news, as well as induct some worthy candidates into our ever-growing hall of American Treasures.
We are pleased to bring you a bonus episode this week as two of us review Seth MacFarlane's western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West. We also discuss the current state of comedic film-making using the examples of Judd Apatow, Woody Allen, Seth Rogen, and the comedy factory that is Saturday Night Live.
This week we welcome in a very special guest, comedic genius Rob Fee, to discuss the X-Men franchise and the newest entry into the series, X-Men: Days of Future Past. We also discuss Edgar Wright's departure from Ant-Man and give Rob an opportunity to rant about our podcast's favorite film: Now You See Me.
We are pleased to bring you a monster-sized show this week as we go in-depth and review Gareth Edwards' take on Godzilla. We also discuss the possible release calendar for the Star Wars franchise, the recently announced Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the Coen Brothers and Spielberg finally teaming up.
This week we review the first of many raunch-coms hitting theaters this summer, Neighbors starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. We also discuss Batfleck's Batveins, which actor landed the role of Gambit in the new X-Men sequels, and break the seal on our new TV Roundup segment.
The summer movie season of 2014 is upon us and this week we review the first big blockbuster of the year. Join us as we talk The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as well as news regarding a possible title for Star Wars 7, Steven Spielberg's new project, and The Simpsons finally coming to cable and online streaming.
This week we bring you a mega-sized epic of a show and our longest episode to date. Join us as we break down the confirmed cast for Star Wars 7, give our summer movie preview, and throw it back to 2010 with a full review of Christopher Nolan's Inception.
Frequent Christopher Nolan collaborator and cinematographer Wally Pfister has made his directorial debut. This week we break down Pfister's sci-fi thriller Transcendence as well as discuss a potential project for Leonardo DiCaprio, rant about the Mrs. Doubtfire sequel, and add a few names to our hall of American Treasures.