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The Film Board gathers for an in-depth panel discussion on a film just released in theaters and spoil it rotten.

141 Episodes | 2012 - 2023

Erik Messerschmidt joins Justin Jaeger and Tommy Metz III for a Conversation on The Killer

November 14th, 2023


This month, The Film Board is taking on David Fincher's latest, The Killer. Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt sat down with Justin Jaeger and Tommy Metz III to talk about making the movie, how movies are made, and why …

The Killer

November 14th, 2023


“The Killer,” it turns out, is an interesting litmus test for movie lovers. David Fincher’s latest seems to push viewers to their corners. Is it just a movie? A competent excursion in action beats and voice-over? Or is …

Killers of the Flower Moon

October 24th, 2023


Martin Scorsese first optioned the rights to David Grann's bestselling book Killers of the Flower Moon back in 2016, sensing it would make for a …

The Creator

October 1st, 2023


The Film Board gathers! The gang of thugs is here to take on a movie currently in theaters and this month... Hey... do you ever wonder what it would …

The Last Voyage of the Demeter

August 29th, 2023


The Film Board gathers! The gang is here to take on a movie currently in theaters and this month we have a movie with no beginning and no ending... but does it have any stakes, as the Internet wonders? Or is there …


July 26th, 2023


The Film Board gathers! The gang of thugs is here to take on a movie currently in theaters and this month... let’s call it counter programming. The crew is going to try and prove that we, too, are Kenough as we talk …

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

June 13th, 2023


The Film Board Gathers! The gang of thugs is here to take on a movie currently in theaters and this month, we’re swinging into the unknown with Miles and Gwen in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. This month, Steve …


May 23rd, 2023


We’ve only talked about one other Fast Saga film here at The Film Board and given our experience with Fast X, we’re starting to figure out why. But whether the film is good or bad isn’t really the question. The question …

Beau Is Afraid

May 1st, 2023


The Film Board Gathers! The gang of thugs is here to take on a movie currently in theaters, and this month we’re following Joaquin Phoenix on a …

Scream VI

March 14th, 2023


The Film Board Gathers! The gang of thugs is here to take on a movie currently in theaters and this month, we’re headed to the big, bad city where everyone is dressed in robes... and masks age like fine marble. It’s

Magic Mike's Last Dance

February 14th, 2023


The Film Board Gathers! The gang of thugs is here to take on a movie currently in theaters and spoil it rotten, and this month we’re taking the stage with the Tatum behind his third run as his spiritual alter-ego Mike …


January 24th, 2023


The Film Board Gathers! This month it's all about everybody's favorite murderbot who just can't stop with the hand-washing: M3GAN! Just what is it that attracts (most) of us to this James Wan-Blumhouse mash-up of …

Lightyear 💫

June 21st, 2022


Ocean Murff and Krissy Lenz have been to infinity and beyond in Pixar’s latest in the Toy Story Cinematic Multiverse, Lightyear. Chris Evans dons the …

Top Gun: Maverick

June 7th, 2022


Ocean Murff, Pete Wright, and Krissy Lenz strap in and fly the canyon run to attack the station — which is now fully-operational — in Top Gun: …

Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

May 10th, 2022


Doctor Strange gets all magicky with Wanda in this multiversal leveling up to the MCU. There’s a lot going on here, and Ocean Murff, Krissy Lenz, and …


April 5th, 2022


The team had twenty extra months to muscle Morbius into full release shape thanks to pandemic delays. What did they do with all that time? Well, …

The Batman

March 8th, 2022


Fans of Nolan’s Bat-entries will probably understand our reticence walking into Matt Reeves's latest film, The Batman. Christian Bale already did a …


February 22nd, 2022


A bombastic treasure hunt with Spider-Man and Marky Mark? Sure! We’ll watch that!

The Naughty Dog game that started it all, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune released in 2007, was the first in a four-part smash Playstation …

Being the Ricardos

February 8th, 2022


One week in the world of Lucy and Desi leading to a live taping of I Love Lucy in 1953, Being the Ricardos covers their rocky relationship as husband and wife, the accusations of Ball’s participation in the communist …

Scream (2022)

January 18th, 2022


It’s time to Scream again!

Ocean Murff is joined by our very own Tommy Metz III to discuss the fifth film in the Scream franchise, Scream. But why isn’t it called Scream 5? Is that part of the meta-nature of the film? …

Spider Man: No Way Home

December 21st, 2021


They stuffed a lot of movie into two and a half hours with Spider-Man: No Way Home. Villains and Spider-Men from multiple movies across the franchise …


November 9th, 2021


Eternals introduces us to a whole new era in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. New heroes, new villains, new locations and technologies. It’s hard to …


October 26th, 2021


We’re off-world this week as we head into Denis Villeneuve’s Dune with Ocean Murff, Matthew Fox, Steve Sarmento, and Pete Wright.

This is a property with some baggage and we come carrying a lot of it. Loved the book? …

No Time To Die

October 19th, 2021


James Bond is a brand - that's Ocean's opening take as The Film Board discusses the 25th 007 outing, No Time to Die. And with such an iconic brand …

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

September 7th, 2021


Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings proves people don't tire of superhero origin stories when the storytelling is this good. Under director Destin Daniel Cretton, the narrative takes center stage in Marvel's 25th …

Black Widow

July 13th, 2021


The Film Board convenes in the Red Room to discuss Cate Shortland’s new MCU entry, Black Widow. It’s a packed house as Andy is joined by Kyle Olson from Marvel Movie Minute, Matthew Fox from the Superhero Ethics …


June 29th, 2021


Justin Lin returns to direct the latest entry in the Fast Saga, F9. But despite Lin being back behind the wheel, reviews have been mixed for this installment. For this episode of The Film Board Podcast, Andy is joined …


June 22nd, 2021


Fatherhood is a fairly loose adaptation of Matthew Logelin’s memoir, but unfortunately it feels loose in all the wrong ways. There seems to be an interesting story there, but it never quite clicks. Andy Nelson is joined …

In the Heights

June 15th, 2021


Is the magic in the new film In the Heights from Jon M. Chu’s direction or from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s original Broadway show? We think it’s Chu working wonders here to bring Miranda's show to vibrant cinematic life.

Andy …

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

June 8th, 2021


Ed and Lorraine Warren are back battling ghosts in The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, the third Conjuring film and eighth entry in The Conjuring Universe.

Andy Nelson discusses the movie with Pete Wright, Tommy Metz …

Army of the Dead

May 25th, 2021


The Film Board convenes! We're back on the Zack Snyder train with the first entry in what promises to be a big, nasty zombie universe - the Netflix film Army of the Dead.

Board the container with Pete Wright, Jordan …

Wrath of Man

May 11th, 2021


Guy Ritchie steps outside his usual stylized crime films with the gritty, dark new action thriller Wrath of Man. Though it features his trademark …

The Mitchells vs the Machines

May 4th, 2021


An animated film about one family trying to stop a robot invasion from taking over the world doesn’t seem like the sort of movie that’s going to elicit tears, but that’s what The Mitchells vs the Machines did here. In …


April 27th, 2021


Science fiction is often used as a way to explore aspects of social mores, painting pictures of what’s working and what’s not in our societies. These …

Raya and the Last Dragon

March 9th, 2021


"Sometimes, you just have to take the first step.”

The Film Board convenes in the land of Kumandra to discuss Disney’s new animated feature Raya and the Last Dragon. The voice cast is amazing – Kelly Marie Tran, …


February 23rd, 2021


The Film Board is on the road with Frances McDormand in Chloé Zhao’s new film Nomadland. Do McDormand and Zhao deliver the goods and is the film worth all the awards it’s already raking in? Short answer: they definitely …

Judas and the Black Messiah

February 16th, 2021


Shaka King delivers a strong second film with Judas and the Black Messiah, his new film that follows FBI informant Bill O'Neal as he infiltrates …


January 31st, 2021


The Film Board convenes to discuss Fisher Stevens’ new film Palmer starring Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple, Alisha Wainwright, and Ryder Allen. Does it deliver the emotional punch it sets out to deliver, or does it end …

The White Tiger

January 26th, 2021


The Film Board convenes to talk about Ramin Bahrani’s new Netflix film The White Tiger as our first film discussion of 2021. What does the film have to say about India’s caste system and does it relate universally to …

Wonder Woman 1984

December 29th, 2020


Believe it or not, we’re hitting 100! That’s right, our 100th episode today discusses the 100th film we’ve discussed on The Film Board. Wonder Woman 1984 broke the seal on Warner's year of day-and-date releases, giving …


December 8th, 2020


We’re finally in the last month of 2020 and the entertainment industry is mulling through new layers of execution and release. In this first week of …

Hillbilly Elegy

November 30th, 2020


2020 is slowly but surely coming to a close and most people are feeling like that shift can’t come fast enough at this point. This last week we Americans all did our best to celebrate our Thanksgiving in ceremonies …

The Trial of the Chicago 7

October 20th, 2020


It’s less than three weeks until the American presidential election and each passing day in this country seems to stack fraught anxieties atop one another. Timing our existential stress perfectly, this week Netflix …

I’m Thinking of Ending Things

September 8th, 2020


Things are changing in the entertainment industry. COVID-19 has changed the way the world consumes movies. Over the past month, we’ve begun to see some new releases open in limited theater capacities while others …

Project Power

August 18th, 2020


“The power goes where it always goes, to the people that already have it.”

2020 has given us a new understanding of what dog days can mean. Historically the label has been reserved for the hottest days of the year …


July 7th, 2020


COVID-19 has created a unique dearth in the film industry. We’ve all been seeking something to look forward to this summer and Disney+ provided a glimmer last week by releasing a film version of Hamilton captured live …

Da 5 Bloods

June 16th, 2020


Theaters are not quite open yet. The Coronavirus is still a major threat in the world and even though some businesses are reopening, the film …


May 26th, 2020


What have you been up to? Seen any good movies lately? It’s not always easy to find them, but “Theater at Home” releases are available and more titles are being announced all the time. The Film Board will continue to …

Guns Akimbo

April 7th, 2020


Everything is changing right now and movies are no exception, so we gathered a geographically and socially distanced gang of thugs to talk about a new "Theater at Home" release. We were initially going to talk about

The Hunt

March 17th, 2020


“Don’t 'first amendment' me.”

What a weird time to be alive, right? It seems appropriate for Blumhouse to release a political powderkeg in the middle …

The Invisible Man

March 3rd, 2020


“Don’t let him haunt you.”

Blumhouse has done it again - The prolific production company has already knocked out its second release of the year with …

The Gentlemen

January 28th, 2020


Here’s something you may not have expected to open up 2020: a Guy Ritchie film about organized crime released in part by Miramax. Maybe around the turn of the century, sure, but we’ve got a fresh take on Guy Ritchie …

30 Nights of Sex to Save Your Marriage

January 27th, 2020


The Film Board Gathers! This week on the show, we're on a journey to save a marriage through therapy, comedy, and 30 straight nights of sex!

30 Nights of Sex to Save Your Marriage has hit streaming services and we are …

Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

December 24th, 2019


What a brilliant end to a decade! We’re wrapping it up with the ultimate film in the Skywalker Saga from that Star Wars galaxy far, far away: Star …

Knives Out

November 26th, 2019


SURPRISE! The Film Board snuck out and saw an advance screening this month, so we’re in spoiler Shangri-la to chat about Knives Out before it's even officially released! It’s a traditional “whodunit” that Rian Johnson …

Zombieland: Double Tap

October 22nd, 2019


It’s deja vu all over again as The Film Board tackles a second sequel month in a horror realm. This one has a serious cast blasting away with comic relief in Zombieland: Double Tap. It's been ten years since the …

It Chapter Two

September 10th, 2019


Let’s go back to school with It Chapter Two. The Film Board made a pact last month that we’d return to Derry with the other losers if It came back. …

Where’d You Go, Bernadette

August 20th, 2019


The Film Board returns from hiatus this week and we figured that we’d welcome everyone back in by answering the question - Where’d You Go, Bernadette. The Richard Linklater film stars Cate Blanchett and is based on the …


July 12th, 2019


There have been some great British music biopics in the last year. They tend to garner some criticism for the way that history is manipulated to make …

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

May 14th, 2019


"That’s a twist. That’s very twisty."

You may or may not have a connection to the world of the pocket monsters affectionately called Pokémon, but this …

Avengers: Endgame

April 30th, 2019


The teams at Disney have put out specific warnings and requests not to spoil Avengers: Endgame, but you know this thing is the core of what The Film Board is all about! If you don’t want to be spoiled, don’t click on …

Captain Marvel

March 12th, 2019


"I’m not what you think I am."

Attention true believers! The Film Board is approaching the home stretch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Three. It's wrapping up over two successive months here in 2019. The big one …

Happy Death Day 2U

February 19th, 2019


"Uh, Who is this crazy white girl?"

Horror abounds for The Film Board in February and this year is no different. We woke up in the same scary month this year with Happy Death Day 2U specially released for the sweetheart …


January 22nd, 2019


“We’re finally being let into the universe.”

Happy New Year everyone! The Film Board is respawning for you here this January with Glass from M. Night Shyamalan. Is it a sequel to Unbreakable? Is it a sequel to Split? Or …

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

December 18th, 2018


"It always fits eventually."

Here’s a gift for the whole family from The Film Board’s clan to yours - the thugs went out and saw our first official …

Green Book

November 27th, 2018


"You never win with violence. You only win when you maintain your dignity."

The Film Board spent the holiday weekend giving thanks and watching Green …

First Man

October 16th, 2018


“We need to fail down here so we don’t fail up there.”

Buckle up for an intense journey on this one with The Film Board as we examine the story of struggles and successes that adorn the space race and the USA’s historic …

The Predator

September 18th, 2018


“The data suggests that it tracks its prey, exploits weakness. Seems to enjoy it, like a game.”

The concept from Predator has been through a number of …

The Happytime Murders

August 28th, 2018


“Looks like someone had a real piñata party.”

What the heck is going on?! The Film Board was ROFL when the trailer for The Happytime Murders was released, so we decided to take a flyer and check to see if Melissa …

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

June 26th, 2018


“They’re alive. Just like me.”

Volcanoes, clones, and lizards oh my! Let’s all get Jurassic with it this month as we venture back to join the forsaken …

Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 29th, 2018


“I might be the only person who knows what you really are.”

Ready for an Easter Egg hunt? Yes, it’s actually Memorial Day but Solo: A Star Wars Story


April 17th, 2018


“2000 years of revenge, vendetta, murder. Welcome to Beirut.”

Last week the U.S. and its allies once again fired missiles on Syria in a response to recent chemical weapons attacks in the country. On Friday, April 13th, …

Ready Player One

April 4th, 2018


"It’s the only place that feels like I mean anything."

Have you heard Steven Spielberg is rumored to be directing another Indiana Jones movie? It’s technically been “announced,” and the amazement that many people feel …

Black Panther

February 20th, 2018


"What happens now determines what happens to the rest of the world."

The Marvel Madness continues this month with Black Panther and it brings some …

Molly's Game

January 9th, 2018


"You don’t want to break the law when you’re breaking the law."

Happy New Year! We’re bringing you an early episode of The Film Board as a late …

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

December 19th, 2017


"I need someone to show me my place in all this."

We did it! We got to Star Wars #8 without our own Starkiller of a planet disintegrating - and what a fantastic reward we have in store for you when all of the usual …

Murder on the Orient Express

November 14th, 2017


"Use the little grey cells of the mind - and you will know!"

The literary adaptation sub-faction of The Film Board thugs gathers here to spoil the unraveling of Agatha Christie’s great mystery masterpiece, Murder on the …

Blade Runner 2049

October 10th, 2017


"I did your job once. I was good at it."

The Film Board gathers! This week on the show, we’re gearing up to hunt some rogue Nexus 8s and save all humanity with Denis Villeneuve's take on the Ridley Scott classic, Blade …

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

September 26th, 2017


The Film Board gathers! This week we’re choosing sides with the Kingsman and the Statesmen as we take on Poppy and the minions in Kingsman: The …

The Dark Tower

August 8th, 2017


"Something made it through."

Stephen King’s opus inspired the movie The Dark Tower and The Film Board gathers here to throw out a bunch of thoughts on it. There will be talk about the source material for this story and …

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

July 25th, 2017


"The whole universe is after us."

The Film Board drops out of Exospace this month to experience the other-dimensional adventure of Valerian and the …

The Mummy

June 13th, 2017


"We recognize, examine, contain, destroy."

THE FILM BOARD GATHERS! This month we all got wrapped up in the first film release for the “Dark Universe.” Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe give us an entry into a new world of …

Alien: Covenant

May 23rd, 2017


"One wrong note eventually ruins the entire symphony."

The Film Board gathers! This month we’ve hit the Feel-a-Round Cineplex for Ridley Scott’s latest entry to the Alien Cinematic Universe: Alien: Covenant. The film …

The Circle

May 2nd, 2017


"Knowing is good, but knowing everything is better."

The Film Board gathers and we’re pulling everyone much much too close into The Circle. The book …


March 7th, 2017


"Don’t be what they make you to be."

Back-to-back Film Board weeks! We couldn’t let this one go by - Marvel comics movies are continuing to find their …

Get Out

February 28th, 2017


“Here it is: My boy Chris has been missing for two days.”

The Film Board gathers! This month, in a departure from the heady intensity of the Oscars line-up, our Gang of Thugs takes on a thriller written and directed by …


January 24th, 2017


"He’s on the move."

DON'T LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE OF THE FILM BOARD until you see Split! At The Next Reel and The Film Board, we always mention how WE SPOIL MOVIES and this month we’ve taken on twistmaster M. Night …

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

December 20th, 2016


"I'm one with the Force. The Force is with me."

Look at this - The Film Board is back with a thuggish gathering of galactic implications. Last year doesn’t totally count as long ago nor far, far away for a new Star Wars

Doctor Strange

November 8th, 2016


"Forget everything that you think you know."

The Film Board gathers! The Marvel Cinematic Universe has returned so we've brought together a merry band of thugs to spoil the next episode of the massive comic book soap …

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

October 25th, 2016


"You’re right – the numbers don’t add up."

The Film Board is all out of breath! Our faithful thugs have been sprinting from house to car to theater to …


September 20th, 2016


"Terrorism is just an excuse."

The Film Board gathers undercover of darkness through compromised microphones and remotely accessed computer screens to discuss a dramatic reconstruction of the deconstruction of the …

War Dogs

August 23rd, 2016


"That sounds illegal."

The Film Board gathers, celebrating the Dog Days of summer with a slick new film from the team that created The Hangover’s Wolf …

Jason Bourne

August 2nd, 2016


"Use SQL to corrupt the databases."

The Film Board gathers! This month, we’ve got thugs being thugs as the Bourne Quintology moves into its latest …

Now You See Me 2

June 14th, 2016


"Are you listening, Horsemen? You will get what's coming to you. In ways you can't expect."

The Film Board gathers! This month, The Four Horsemen return to continue the magical crusade to right societal wrongs through …

Captain America: Civil War

May 10th, 2016


"If we can't accept limitations, we're no better than the bad guys."

The Film Board gathers! This month, #TeamFilmBoard takes on #TeamCap and #TeamIronMan for the title in this hero-on-hero-on-decidedly-non-hero battle …


April 12th, 2016


"I found this upsetting because I was very hungry and also my wife had died ten minutes earlier. Maybe I should start from the beginning."

The Film …

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

March 28th, 2016


"We know better now, don't we? Devils don't come from hell beneath us. They come from the sky."

The Film Board gathers! This month, the gang of thugs comes together to take on the latest in Zack Snyder’s DC Comics …

Hail, Caesar!

February 10th, 2016


“It’s complicated.”

The Film Board gathers! The Coen Brothers are back, this time channeling the spirit of old Hollywood. Josh Brolin plays Eddie …

The Finest Hours

February 1st, 2016


“In the coast guard they say you go out, they don’t say you gotta come back.”

The Film Board gathers! This month we’ve come together to take on Craig Gillespie’s story of a heroic Coast Guard rescue at sea, The Finest …

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

December 23rd, 2015


“Droid, please.”

The Film Board gathers! This month the gang of thugs takes on the seventh film in The Star Wars Saga, this from reboot master, J.J. Abrams. Does he bring his magic rebootinator to set every day to apply …

An Interview with DC Barns & J Trent Adams — Star Wars: A Force for Change

December 22nd, 2015


Last year, DC Barns entered his name in a contest to join the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Pinewood Studios in London. He and …


November 13th, 2015


The Film Board gathers! ...around a long mysterious table high in a castle above the clouds to take on the biggest issues of the day — certainly the biggest at the box office right now: Sam Mendes’ latest entry in the …

The Martian

October 4th, 2015


“So… I blew myself up.”

The Film Board gathers! This month on the show, we’re dropping everything and working together to bring our man Mark Watney home from Mars in Ridley Scott’s latest, The Martian. This film, based …


September 21st, 2015


“Sit down, man. Acclimatize.”

The Film Board gathers! This month the gang of thugs has come together to answer the age-old question that has …

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

August 17th, 2015


“For a special agent, you’re not having a very special day, are you?"

The latest franchise to get hit with reboot fever is a 1960s throwback with class that’s getting wildly underserved theatrical notice. That’s right, …


July 20th, 2015


“I want you to break into a place and steal some stuff."

The Film Board gathers! This month the gang of thugs comes together for Marvel's latest, Ant-Man. How does Scott Lang's mini hero stand in the current Marvel …

Jurassic World

June 15th, 2015


“The key to a happy life is to accept you are never actually in control.”

The Film Board gathers! This month, we christen Jurassic World, the latest …

Avengers: Age of Ultron

May 6th, 2015


Film Board assemble! This month the thugs gather to take on Joss Whedon’s next entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Avengers: Age of Ultron. How does the comic adaptation stand up to the original books? Does Joss …

Child 44

April 19th, 2015


Child 44 was supposed to be Oscar bait. Instead, its star-heavy cast is dragging it through opening weekend with a 27% freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a deflated box office take. But why? This week, The Film …


March 23rd, 2015


“It’s time we fight back."

The Film Board gathers! This month we take on the latest in The Divergent Series: Insurgent! This time around, Tris Prior is battling her nemeses internal and external at the hand of director …

Kingsman: The Secret Service

February 16th, 2015


This is not the movie you think it is. At least, that's the take of our round table of thugs on The Film Board this week as we spoil Kingsman: The …


January 19th, 2015


Chris Hemsworth gives his all in Michael Mann's study of hacking new this week: Blackhat. If most computer films have historically failed the computer stuff, the consensus thus far is that Blackhat has delivered where …

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

December 21st, 2014


Peter Jackson is back with another turn at the wheel of Middle Earth. This time, Bilbo and buddies are off to slay the dragon, fight ye olde Gold …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

November 23rd, 2014


Katniss and crew are back in part one of their journey against the Capitol. Things are grim, as evidenced by the jumpsuits and rubble, and the crying …


October 19th, 2014


The Film Board gathers to fully spoil Brad Pitt’s and David Ayer's latest World War II tank-a-palooza, Fury. First spoiler: it's a war film, more …

The Equalizer

October 1st, 2014


It’s throwback time on The Film Board as we take on Denzel Washington’s latest, The Equalizer. We discuss all the various social constructs Denzel and director Antoine Fuqua look to equalize, from guns and home …

Guardians of the Galaxy

August 3rd, 2014


This, good people, is a summer tentpole we can get excited about. Director James Gunn has delivered a funny and frolicking space opera in Guardians …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

July 13th, 2014


Waitwaitwait... what?? A summer tentpole that causes us to ask big questions and congratulate smart filmmaking decisions? WHAT? Such is our review of

Edge of Tomorrow

June 8th, 2014


Tom Cruise is back in Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow, tripping through time and trauma on the road to defeat an alien horde. Here’s the weird thing …


May 21st, 2014


Japan + Nuclear Power Plant + Misunderstood Fear of Technology = GODZILLA! The Film Board gathers to take on this summer romp and the jury is split. …

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

April 21st, 2014


Film Board assemble! It’s Captain America and his bestie The Winter Soldier this week as Andy Nelson, Pete Wright, Steve Sarmento, and Chadd Stoops …


March 23rd, 2014


What better way to kick off the spring tentpole season than with the launch of another adaptation of a young adult novel. This time, it’s Veronica …

The Monuments Men

February 18th, 2014


Might be best to start off a conversation about George Clooney's latest, The Monuments Men, by telling you what this film is not. It's not a comedy. And in spite of its pedigree and subject matter, it's not all that …

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

January 19th, 2014


Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is worth exactly what you pay for it. And possibly slightly less. Such is the verdict of The Film Board this month as we take on the Kenneth Branagh-helmed thriller. It's the fifth in the Ryan …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

December 16th, 2013


Winding his way back and forth across the expanse of Middle Earth, Peter Jackson brings us his second stab at The Hobbit with The Desolation of Smaug

Thor: The Dark World

November 11th, 2013


We're headed back to Asgard this week as we gather The Film Board to take on Thor: The Dark World! Join Andy Nelson, Pete Wright, Steve Sarmento, and …


October 28th, 2013


We’re on a trip to space with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in this month’s Film Board review of Cuarón & Son’s astro-tacular, Gravity. Join …


September 22nd, 2013


The next time your young daughter asks if she can take Joy to your house on the other side of the neighborhood, the correct answer is a resounding "no." Such is the lesson from this week's Film Board subject, Denis …

You're Next

August 27th, 2013


Spoiler alert — the crew is as divided on You're Next as we have ever been on this show. Director Adam Wingard's home invasion horror romp has been hailed as "clever," "deliciously twisted," and that it "streamlines the …

The Wolverine

July 29th, 2013


The Film Board gathers! It's a full house this week as we take on the latest clawed brawler from Marvel, The Wolverine. The crew agrees: there are …

World War Z

June 23rd, 2013


The curse is broken! The Film Board gathers and we finally have a movie that all of us like! It's Brad Pitt against the world's nasty plague problem on the show this week and Steve, Andy, and Pete talk about why you …

Now You See Me

June 3rd, 2013


It's a Very Special Episode for this month's Film Board gathering. Today on the show, Steve Sarmento and Chadd Stoops join Andy Nelson and Pete Wright to take on the great Next Reel Crossover with Now You See Me — a …


April 14th, 2013


The Film Board gathers to take on this weekend's new release, 42. This Jackie Robinson biopic comes with some misgivings, not the least of which comes in writer-director Brian Helgeland's script. The Board is moved …

Oz the Great and Powerful

March 11th, 2013


The Film Board gathers to take on Disney's latest trip to the Emerald Kingdom. This week on the show, Steve Sarmento and Tommy Metz III join Andy and …

Side Effects

February 11th, 2013


The band is back together! And this month, the illustrious Film Board gathers its ranks to take on Steven Soderbergh's "final" film, Side Effects. Haven't seen it yet? Don't worry, we'll spoil it for you, but it won't …

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

December 16th, 2012


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has landed in HFR 3D glory! Join us for this special episode of The Film Board as we take on Peter Jackson's latest contribution to Middle Earth. This month's contributors Steve …

Cloud Atlas

October 29th, 2012


The Film Board gathers to take on Cloud Atlas, the epic journey of a whole lot of Toms Hanks and Halles Berry. Join Andy Nelson, Pete Wright, and …


September 30th, 2012


In spite of scheduling complications, The Film Board goes on. This month, Pete and Andy talk Looper starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis.

The Bourne Legacy

August 12th, 2012


Join the goodly Chadd Stoops, Mike Evans, Steve Sarmento, Andy Nelson, and Pete Wright to talk The Bourne Legacy. We talk Chaos Cinema. We talk Jeremy Renner and the Brothers Gilroy. At one point, Steve gets so mad he …

The Dark Knight Rises

July 22nd, 2012


The Board Gathers! Andy Nelson and Pete Wright are joined by regulars Chadd Stoops and Steve Sarmento to talk through the final chapter in …


June 16th, 2012


The Film Board Gathers! This week, we come together to see if Andy and Pete were right about Prometheus.

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