Wrong Reel (general)

Marcus Pinn from Pinnland Empire joins James to review Todd Solondz's 'Wiener-Dog' and 'The Neon Demon' by Nicolas Winding Refn.

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Direct download: wienerneon.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:56pm EDT

Orest Ludwig returns to celebrate the epic grandeur of Christopher Lambert in Luc Besson's 'Subway' (1985) and Russell Mulcahy's 'Highlander' (1986).

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Direct download: highlander.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:47pm EDT

Dave Zani joins us to discuss his wide range of projects which include animating and voicing characters in hit video games ('Grand Theft Auto V') as well as writing and producing films for the adult entertainment industry ('Scared Topless', 'Shark Babes'). We also dive deep into the history of Hammer Horror Films and our personal favorites from that legendary studio.

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Direct download: hammer.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49pm EDT

James welcomes Marcus Pinn from Pinnland Empire and Leanne Kubicz from 1898 House to discuss 'Dig!' (2004), an incredible documentary about 90s Indie Rock and the rise of the Dandy Warhols and the Brian Jonestown Massacre.

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Official Site for 1898-House: http://www.1898-house.com/

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Direct download: dig.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46pm EDT

Marcus Pinn of Pinnland Empire and Christopher Funderburg, co-founder of The Pink Smoke, return for a deep dive into the astonishing filmography of director Hal Hartley.

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Direct download: hartley.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

This episode we welcome filmmaker Mark Elijah Rosenberg to discuss the making of his new Sci-Fi film 'Approaching the Unknown' starring Mark Strong and Luke Wilson, now playing in theaters and available on Amazon and iTunes.

Buy/Rent on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/approaching-the-unknown/id1109053950

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Direct download: approaching.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Becky D'Anna and Adam Rackoff return to the podcast to discuss the past, present and future films of director James Cameron.

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Direct download: jamescameron.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

Co-host Parker Dixon, returning guest Nick Stevens, and a bottle of scotch sit down to talk about the ABCs of what makes 'Glengarry Glen Ross' the great film it is.  Forgive the hosts, as their enthusiasm does occasionally slip into full-on fawning at certain points.

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Direct download: WR_Glengarry-WrongReel.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT

Dave Eves and Jessica Ramos return to review 'The Conjuring 2' and discuss the career of filmmaker James Wan.

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Direct download: conjuring2ep.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56am EDT

This episode James welcomes Zane Castillo to the show to discuss the 22-year history of Warcraft across the various games, novels, comics and now films that flesh out this fictional universe.

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Direct download: warcraftep.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

Aaron West from Criterion Close-Up returns to join us for a celebration of Krzysztof Kieslowski's brilliant Three Colors Trilogy.

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Direct download: kieslowski.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58am EDT

Kyle Reardon returns to the podcast to discuss his admiration for Edgar Wright's Cornetto Trilogy.

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Direct download: cornetto.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

Dave Eves and Jessica Ramos join the show to discuss what they love about Italian Giallo and to count down their top 5 favorite movies from this violent and erotic style of filmmaking.

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Direct download: giallo.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:12pm EDT

For the first co-production between Wrong Reel and geekin.nyc, producer Adam Rackoff returns to review 'X-Men: Apocalypse' and to discuss the history of the X-Men franchise.

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Direct download: apoca.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:19pm EDT

Parker sits down with actor, writer, and director Katharine Emmer to talk about her 2015 film "Life in Color," her origins in the industry, and future projects (as well as some theatre geekery).  Her award-winning film, "Life in Color," is available now on Amazon and iTunes.

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Direct download: WR_KE_interview_v02-WrongReel_2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

We welcome back indie filmmaker and co-founder of The Pink Smoke, Christopher Funderburg, to discuss one of the luminaries of the French New Wave, Eric Rohmer.

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Trailer to Funderberg's 'The Burning Bride': https://vimeo.com/109629369 

Direct download: rohmer.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:24pm EDT

Ganesh Nair and Hanna Kozlowska return to talk some movie news with Mikhail and James before reviewing the new film 'The Nice Guys' from writer-director Shane Black.

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Direct download: niceguys.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Welcome to the playoffs, hockey fans!  Nick Stevens swings by to chat with co-host Parker Dixon about George Roy Hill's iconic sports film, 'Slap Shot' (1977), starring Paul Newman in one of his most cherished roles.  Also present is plenty of liquor, fresh anger due to an(other) early playoff exit by Parker and Nick's favorite hockey team (the beleaguered Washington Capitals), and a cornucopia of names you're not likely familiar with if you aren't into hockey.  Enjoy the ride!

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Direct download: WR_SlapShot-WrongReel.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Martin Kessler returns to discuss the best film adaptations of the novels of author Stephen King.

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Direct download: stephenking.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:35pm EDT

Brittany Starna returns to drop some knowledge on Mikhail & James about Luca Guadagnino's 'A Bigger Splash' and Ben Wheatley's 'High-Rise'.

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Direct download: biggersplash.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:31pm EDT

Parker sits down with Lower East Side Film Festival co-founders Shannon Walker and Tony Castle to talk about their upcoming festival in June as well as a couple of previous festival winners. Televised musicals and 10 year olds watching inappropriate Hitchcock films may have also been discussed.  Maybe.

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Direct download: WR133_updated_wIntro-WrongReel.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am EDT

Andrew Cannizzaro and Ganesh Nair return to rant and rave about all the things that make 'Captain America: Civil War' one of the best comic book movies ever made. And for a special treat, we provide a dramatic reenactment of the latest correspondence from our number one fan.

Andrew Cannizzaro's Official Site: http://www.andrewcannizzaro.com/

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Direct download: civlwar.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58am EDT

Becky D'Anna and Adam Rackoff return to the podcast to shower love and admiration on all things Star Trek and break down what makes 'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan' arguably the high water mark of the entire franchise.

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Direct download: startrek.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40am EDT

Nick Barry returns to help James break down some movie news, geek out over 'Game of Thrones' and to go deep into one of the greatest films ever made, Jean Renoir's 'The Rules of the Game' (1939).

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Direct download: renoir.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

This episode we welcome boxing connoisseur Jacob Rivera to discuss his two favorite movies about the sweet science, Martin Scorsese's 'Raging Bull' (1980) and Leon Gast's 'When We Were Kings' (1996).

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Direct download: boxing.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

James welcomes Orest Ludwig to discuss the fascinating love-hate relationship between Klaus Kinski and director Werner Herzog, one of the most rewarding creative partnerships in film history.

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Direct download: herzogkinski.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:57pm EDT

This episode we welcome Marcus Pinn of Pinnland Empire and Martin Kessler from Flixwise to discuss two of their favorite films, 'Post Tenebras Lux' (2012) and 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' (2010).

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Check Out Marcus's music in 'Positive Omen - Japan Tour 2011': https://vimeo.com/157660471

 

Direct download: boonmee.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT

We welcome back filmmaker Kyle Reardon to discuss the wild, unhinged world of Grindhouse cinema in the 1970s.

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Direct download: grindhouse.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

Mikhail and guest host Brittany Starna unexpectedly invade James's apartment for a slightly intoxicated night of showering praise on Jeremy Saulnier's new film 'Green Room'.

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Direct download: greenroom.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT

James sinks his teeth into the latest trailers and movie news before counting down his top 10 favorite movies by Italian horror maestro Lucio Fulci.

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Direct download: luciofulci.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

James welcomes Marcus Pinn of Pinnland Empire and Christopher Funderburg, co-founder of The Pink Smoke, to discuss a wide range of movie topics with a special emphasis on the filmography of Claire Denis. 

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Direct download: clairedenis.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:51pm EDT

With all the revelations swirling around the DC Cinematic Universe, James returns to dig into the latest movie news as well as to review Richard Linklater's new movie 'Everybody Wants Some!!'.

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Direct download: evrybody.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Mikhail & James reassemble the herd of nerds (Andrew Cannizzaro and Ganesh Nair) for a few beers and a heated discussion about the pros and cons of Zack Snyder's 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'.

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Direct download: batmanvsuperman.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37am EDT

Better put the kids to bed for this one. Martin Kessler from Flixwise joins us to discuss the intersection of science fiction and erotica as we rank our favorite films that straddle that divide. Parker and James also provide a dramatic reading of recent violent threats made toward James on Twitter. Enjoy.

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Direct download: Sci-Fi_2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:04pm EDT

Kyle Reardon returns to discuss the operatic spaghetti westerns of the great Sergio Leone.

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Direct download: leone.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT

This episode we welcome director Jen Senko and producer Adam Rackoff to discuss their new documentary 'The Brainwashing of My Dad'. After the interview, James breaks down the latest trailers and movie news and offers his review of the new film 'Miles Ahead'. 

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Direct download: brainwashing.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

James flies solo on this episode as he breaks down the latest trailers for 'Game of Thrones' and 'Captain America: Civil War' before reviewing the new releases 'Boom Bust Boom' and '10 Cloverfield Lane'.

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Direct download: 10clover.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

James and Mikhail welcome back Marcus Pinn to discuss one of his favorite directors, Terrence Malick, and his new film 'Knight of Cups'.

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Direct download: knightofcups.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:05pm EDT

James welcomes Nick Barry back to the show to discuss one of the greatest adventure films ever made, John Huston's 'The Man Who Would Be King' (1975).

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Direct download: manwhowouldbeking.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

James flies solo on this episode as he chimes in on the latest R-rated craze in the world of superheroes before doing the deep dive on the amazing 50-year career of Brian De Palma.

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Direct download: newsdepalma.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

Marcus Pinn of Pinnland Empire joins us for a special episode where we sign our names in the Devil's black book and begin our study of the Occult after seeing 'The Witch' from writer-director Robert Eggers.

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Direct download: thewitch.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

We welcome back Martin Kessler, filmmaker and co-producer on the Flixwise podcast, to discuss the early days of one of his favorite movie franchises, 'Predator' (1987) & 'Predator 2' (1990). 

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Buy The Loneliest Stoplight: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/lonelieststoplight

 

Direct download: predator.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm EDT

James and Mikhail assemble a herd of nerds including Andrew Cannizzaro and Ganesh Nair to discuss Tim Miller's adaptation of 'Deadpool' as well as all other topics related to the future of the X-Men franchise on the screen and off.

Andrew Cannizzaro's Official Site: http://www.andrewcannizzaro.com/

Ganesh Nair's Blog: http://ds-df.com/

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Direct download: deadpool.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:39pm EDT

Parker and James welcome back Nick Stevens to discuss the latest entertainment news before tackling one of the great American movies, 'Network' (1976).

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Direct download: network.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:10am EDT

This episode we welcome friend of the show, filmmaker Kyle Reardon, to discuss the latest release by Joel and Ethan Coen, the love song to Hollywood's Golden Age known as 'Hail, Caesar!'.

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Direct download: hailcaesar.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 5:01pm EDT

James welcomes back Marcus Pinn from Pinnland Empire to review the 2016 Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films presented by ShortsHD, a program currently playing theatrically internationally. Filling out the program to feature length are additional shorts such as Bill Plympton's 'The Loneliest Stoplight' starring Patton Oswalt, produced by James Hancock and Adam Rackoff.

Find a Theater Near You: http://www.shorts.tv/theoscarshorts/theatrical-release/

Pinnland Empire Official Site: http://www.pinnlandempire.com/

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Direct download: animatedshorts.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT

The gang's all here to welcome special guest and friend of the show, Aaron West from Criterion Close-Up, to discuss one of his and Mikhail's favorite directors, Nagisa Oshima. At the heart of the discussion is his highly controversial 'In the Realm of the Senses' (1976), a film that remains censored in Japan to this day.

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Direct download: oshima.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:29pm EDT

Trapped in a blizzard without his co-hosts and nobody to talk to, James Hancock ventures into unknown territory in this solo episode where he breaks down the latest movie news, trailers, and box office reports.

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Direct download: newssolo.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

James welcomes writer Marcus Pinn from Pinnland Empire to discuss a wide range of topics including Terrence Malick, the 2016 Oscar nominees, and most importantly, the wildly original filmography of Canadian director Guy Maddin.

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Direct download: marcuspinn.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

This episode Mikhail and James welcome two very special guests, independent filmmakers Alfredo Alcántara and Andrew Cannizzaro, to discuss a variety of topics from the Mexican film industry to the epic new film 'The Revenant' by director Alejandro González Iñárritu.

Andrew Cannizzaro's Official Site: http://www.andrewcannizzaro.com/

Alfredo Alcántara's Official Site: http://www.thinkponderosa.com/

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Direct download: therevenant.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 4:28pm EDT

This episode James welcomes back Paul M. Cobb, Professor of Islamic History at the University of Pennsylvania and author of ‘The Race for Paradise’. Joining Paul is one of his oldest friends, Monica Sanning, for a lively discussion of comic books, tabletop RPGs, how Paul became cool in high school, and the stunning 4k restoration of 'Chimes at Midnight' (1965) from director Orson Welles. 

Paul M. Cobb's Website: http://www.paulmcobb.com/

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Direct download: WRs01ep101_1-2-AAC_File2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02am EDT

For our 100th episode, we look back at the best and worst of 2015 and lock down our top 10 films of the year while also making up a few new categories of a less conventional nature along the way.

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Direct download: WRs01ep100_1-2-AAC_File2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

The evidence against Mikhail revealing him as a closet geek continues to mount as he invites two Star Wars fanatics, Ganesh Nair and Sam Kaminsky, onto the show for another discussion of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. 

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Direct download: WRs01ep99_1-2-AAC_File2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

Love him or hate him, there is no ignoring Quentin Tarantino. His latest film 'The Hateful Eight' is now rampaging its way across the country in a 70mm roadshow in a battle to preserve film as a viable medium. Listen as the hosts of Wrong Reel sit down to discuss the film and everything else that pops into their head about the iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.

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Direct download: WRs01ep98_1-2-AAC_File2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT

We welcome back Becky D’Anna (Executive Director, International Promotions at Sony Pictures Entertainment) to discuss the global phenomenon of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', a film that proudly proclaims that the heart and soul of Star Wars is officially back. 

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Direct download: WRs01ep97_1-2-AAC_File2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41am EDT

James welcomes producer Adam Rackoff to discuss his new project, 'Merry Xmas' directed by Boman Modine, starring Dick Van Dyke, Matthew Modine and Valerie Harper. And in a special news segment, we indulge in a marathon trailer breakdown session about 'Star Trek Beyond', 'X-Men: Apocalypse', and 'Independence Day: Resurgence'.

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Direct download: WRs01ep96_1-2-AAC_File2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm EDT

Mikhail sits down with friend of the show, Brittany Starna, to discuss a wide range of topics from the Golden Globe nominations to Adam McKay's adaptation of Michael Lewis's book 'The Big Short'. And in a first for the podcast, Mikhail and Brittany reopen negotiations over Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth', a film that did not get its due in a previous episode.

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Direct download: WRs01ep95_1-2-AAC_File2.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 2:29pm EDT

This episode Mikhail Karadimov welcomes Hanna Kozlowska (staff reporter for Quartz) to discuss the acclaimed drama 'Spotlight', based on the true story of the Boston Globe's investigation into child molestation within the Catholic Church. And for history buffs, Mikhail and Hanna also revisit the Watergate scandal with a look back at Alan J. Pakula's 'All the President's Men' (1976).

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Nick Stevens drops in to discuss the latest movie adaptation of The Scottish Play aka William Shakespeare's 'The Tragedy of Macbeth'. We dig into Michael Fassbender's interpretation of the character before giving Nick a turn to perform some of this favorite passages from Shakespeare.

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This episode we take a look at some of the latest foreign films with Tetsuya Nakashima's 'The World of Kanako' and Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth', two wildly different movies that ignite a little heated debate between your faithful co-hosts.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:21pm EDT

This episode we welcome Czech-Canadian filmmaker and podcaster Martin Kessler to discuss one of his favorite films, Milos Forman's unforgettable 1984 adaptation of Peter Shaffer's 'Amadeus'.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:25pm EDT

Hope you've had your chance to binge-watch the show because this episode we review the excellent 1st Season of 'Jessica Jones', the latest collaboration between Marvel and Netflix. We also dig into some movie news and exchange some high fives about 'Creed'.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm EDT

We welcome back friend of the show Brittany Starna to talk with Mikhail about the latest film from Todd Haynes, 'Carol', his adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel 'The Price of Salt', starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:20pm EDT

Nick Stevens joins us for an unfiltered exploration of the documentary 'Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films'. Led by the larger-than-life Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, Cannon Films produced low-budget films of every conceivable genre, many of which we eagerly devoured in the 1980s. Most people called their films schlock but nobody can deny their now infamous cultural footprint.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:35pm EDT

It is our pleasure to welcome Lady P from Flixwise to discuss one of her favorite filmmakers, Ernst Lubitsch, a director who belongs among the giants of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:55pm EDT

This episode Parker and James rant and rave about the latest trailers and movie news before diving into a review of the 24th installment in the James Bond franchise, 'Spectre'.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:22pm EDT

This episode we welcome spy thriller and espionage novel connoisseur Nick Barry to discuss more than half a century of the James Bond franchise. From Ian Fleming's service in WWII to his extraordinary novels and the mega movie franchise they inspired, we dig into everything that makes James Bond one of the most enduring pop culture phenomenons of all time.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:50am EDT

This episode James welcomes one of his oldest friends, John Martin, for a look into the troubled history of Sam Peckinpah's lyrical and poetic 'Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid' (1973).

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:32am EDT

This episode we welcome back our most loyal fan, Becky D'Anna, to discuss one of her favorite filmmakers, Ingmar Bergman. Furthermore, for the first time in many weeks, we have the entire Wrong Reel crew together for a deep dive into 'Persona' (1966) and 'Hour of the Wolf' (1968).

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm EDT

This week we welcome artist and teacher Wilfredo Ortega aka Wolf to discuss one of the all-time great New York-based gangster movies, Brian De Palma's 'Carlito's Way' (1993), a movie based on the novels of Judge Edwin Torres. In addition to discussing the film and Wolf's experiences growing up in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, we take a break to shamelessly geek out about the countless hours we spent as teenagers playing Dungeons & Dragons.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:02pm EDT

This week we welcome back friend of the show, producer Adam Rackoff, to review the brilliant new film by director Danny Boyle and writer Aaron Sorkin, 'Steve Jobs'. Adam also shares some of his experiences from his time working at Apple and what it was like to see Steve Jobs in action first hand.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am EDT

Our hardcore horror preparation for Halloween continues with one of the most beloved cult films ever to come out of Britain, 'The Wicker Man' (1973, dir by Robin Hardy).

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

This week we sit down with Indie animation icon Bill Plympton and friend of the show, producer Adam Rackoff, to discuss their latest film, 'The Loneliest Stoplight' starring Patton Oswalt. Bill also speaks at length about the early days of animation, his favorite pioneers, and which animated films continue to inspire him to this day.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:42pm EDT

We kick off the Fall movie season with a double feature of reviews, Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass' and Denis Villeneuve's devastating new film 'Sicario'.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:43pm EDT

Halloween is just around the corner so pull up a chair beside us and enjoy our commentary to George A. Romero's classic horror film, 'Night of the Living Dead' (1968). Special guest Nick Stevens joins us and treats us to a burst of singing.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:25am EDT

We welcome back friend of the show Brittany Starna to tackle two very different approaches to the horror genre, M. Night Shymalan's 'The Visit' and the Austrian import 'Goodnight Mommy' from writer-directors Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm EDT

This episode we welcome writer-director Mitch Cohen to discuss his film 'Super Zero: Badass Journey into Awesomeness'. We also find time to geek out shamelessly about zombie films, superhero movies and the overlap between cinema and video games.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:39pm EDT

Parker Dixon welcomes his friend Jordan Schursky (editor & colorist) to discuss two very different movies about war. First up is Larisa Shepitko's devastating film 'The Ascent' (1977) about two Russian soldiers captured by the Germans during WWII. Then we switch gears to discuss the best propaganda film ever made for a war that never happened, Paul Verhoeven's 'Starship Troopers' (1997). 

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

'The Seven Five' is a riveting new documentary about police corruption in 1980s Brooklyn and the man who was arguably the dirtiest cop in NYC history, Michael Dowd. Due to a lucky chance encounter with his ex-partner Ken Eurell after a screening of the film, it is our privilege to have Ken on the show to discuss his time working in the most dangerous precinct in the country.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:05pm EDT

This week we welcome Paul M. Cobb, Professor of Islamic History at the University of Pennsylvania and author of 'The Race for Paradise', to discuss David Lean's epic film 'Lawrence of Arabia' which we all saw in 70 mm at the Museum of the Moving Image. As a special feature, friend of the show Nick Stevens joins us to reenact an exchange between David Lean and Peter O'Toole. Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT

Megan Elledge (freelance editor, independent filmmaker) joins us to discuss USA Network's breakout hit, Sam Esmail's 'Mr. Robot', a brilliant show about a hacker vigilante attempting to take down an evil corporation.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:41pm EDT

Through the magic of Skype, we welcome Becky D'Anna (Executive Director, International Promotions at Sony Pictures Entertainment) to celebrate one of her favorite filmmakers, Albert Brooks. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

This episode Mikhail Karadimov welcomes back friend of the show Brittany Starna to burn the midnight oil discussing a genuine cult classic, 'Better Off Dead...' (1985), starring 80s icon John Cusack.

00:00 - 19:23 - Introduction/News

19:24 - 1:19:09 - 'Better Off Dead' (1985)

1:19:10 - 1:21:53 - Closing Remarks/Blooper

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

For fans of bite-sized chunks of entertainment, Mikhail Karadimov and Parker Dixon enjoy a brief meandering conversation/pitch session about everything from flatulance to border collies. Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:04pm EDT

Based on the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and novelist David Foster Wallace, 'The End of the Tour' is a riveting new film in limited release starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg. Using David Foster Wallace's thoughts on David Lynch's work as a springboard, this week we also look back at 'Lost Highway' (1997).

00:00 - 21:37 - Introduction/News

21:38 - 1:19:22 - 'The End of the Tour' Review

1:19:23 - 1:53:30 - 'Lost Highway'

1:53:31 - 1:56:51 - Closing Comments/Blooper

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:38pm EDT

It has been entirely too long since Wrong Reel sat down to record a commentary track and for this momentous occasion we decided on the ever-controversial but always entertaining Russ Meyer and his film 'Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens' (1979). Put the kids to bed and enjoy. Strictly #NSFW.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:48pm EDT

This week we welcome back Adam Rackoff, a producer with a slate of amazing projects from animated films with Bill Plympton to the creation of the iPad app and audiobook 'Full Metal Jacket Diary' with actor Matthew Modine. We go deep into all the news and announcements from San Diego Comic Con, review Marvel's latest production 'Ant-Man' and discuss everything we're excited about in the world of superhero movies and television shows coming our way over the next few years.

0:00 - 57:49 - Intro/News

57:50 - 1:58:07 - 'Ant-Man' Review

1:58:08 - 2:14:15 - Closing Remarks

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:44pm EDT

This week we review the breakout hit of the 2015 Sundance Film festival, 'Tangerine' from director Sean Baker. Shot exclusively on the iPhone 5S, the film follows a transgender woman on a rampage looking for the man who broke her heart. For our follow up film, we discuss 'Mala Mala', a documentary about living as a transgender in Puerto Rico. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:37am EDT

With the release of 'Terminator Genisys' we take a look back at the entire franchise to compare the essential classics with those that are completely unwatchable. For any hardcore fan the conclusions might already be obvious.

00:00 - 40:32 - News/Intro

40:33 - 1:43:16 - Terminator Rant

1:43:17 - 1:51:01 - Conclusion/Blooper

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

In preparation for next week's pop culture extravaganza, San Diego Comic Con, we sit down with animation producer/Star Wars savant/studio manager for Bill Plympton Studios, John Holderried. We discuss his many years in the trenches at Comic Con and what new projects Bill Plympton will feature at this year's convention including his new film starring Patton Oswalt - 'The Loneliest Stoplight', his WIP 'Revengeance', and the new blu-ray for his feature film 'Cheatin''. We also dig into the most exciting movie panels and which we feel will explode in popularity or land with a thud. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

The New York Asian Film Festival is back with their 14th program including 54 feature films playing primarily at the Film Society of Lincoln Center through July 11th. We were lucky enough to have a sneak peak at Kinji Fukasaku's classic Yakuza epic 'Battles Without Honor and Humanity' (1973) which will be playing Friday, July 3rd at the Walter Reade Theatre.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

This episode we speak with award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of the Slamdance Film Festival, Dan Mirvish ('Between Us' - 2012). Dan Mirvish is in the final stretch of his Kickstarter campaign to bring to the screen 'Bernard and Huey', a script by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, author, screenwriter and playwright Jules Feiffer ('Carnal Knowledge' - 1971). Check out the link to this amazing campaign:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/844519392/bernard-and-huey-film-by-dan-mirvish-and-jules-fei

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Miroslav Slaboshpitsky's controversial Ukrainian film 'The Tribe' is one of the most audacious directorial debuts in years and it was our pleasure this week to celebrate the film during its opening weekend in the US. 

0:00 - 23:37 - Introduction/News

28:38 - 48:01 - Miroslav Slaboshpitsky's 'The Tribe'

48:02 - 1:13:45 - Tribes in Cinema Bound by Violent Codes

1:13:46 - 1:16:18 - Closing Remarks/Blooper

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:25pm EDT

Hold onto your butts. This week we tackle 'Jurassic World' and discuss to what extent it measures up against the rest of the franchise. We also share our earliest memories of going to the movie theater.

00:00 - 19:45 - Introduction/News

19:46 - 52:21 - 'Jurassic World' Review

52:22 - 1:10:37 - First Movie Theater Experiences

1:10:38 - 1:17:37 - Closing Remarks/Blooper

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:49pm EDT

In honor of the Glorious Technicolor Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art playing through August, we decided to make an episode celebrating the technicolor process and one of the most famous musicals from that period, Vincente Minnelli's 'An American in Paris' (1951) starring the indomitable Gene Kelly.

0:00 - 24:53 - Introduction/News

24:54 - 50:33 - Glorious Technicolor

50:34 - 1:23:25 - 'An American in Paris' (1951)

1:23:26 - 1:28:45 - Closing Remarks/Blooper

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm EDT

Will Ferrell's latest outing "Get Hard" (directed by Etan Cohen) might not be his strongest vehicle but we used the film as an excuse to dig into the career highlights of one of the greatest comedic performers of his generation. Kevin Hart manages to shine in the movie as well, but we're all hoping he and Ferrell get hooked up with better material in the future.

00:00 - 23:07 - Introduction/News

23:08 - 53:57 - Will Ferrell's Career

53:58 - 01:17:17 - Get Hard Review

01:17:18 - 01:24:30 - Closing Remarks/Blooper

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:35am EDT