New Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Cinematic Royalty’ (The Queen & The Crown)

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney, joined by special guest Sarah. L. Blair, are talking royalty with the return of prestige Netflix series The Crown. They discuss the series in the context of films about royalty, such as Stephen Frears’ The Queen, and how TheContinue reading “New Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Cinematic Royalty’ (The Queen & The Crown)”

New Affiliate Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘A Tribute to Sir Sean Connery’

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney take a break from our traditional format to lament the passing of the late, great, Sir Sean Connery, who recently passed away at the age of 90. We discuss his career at large, talking through the eras he wasContinue reading “New Affiliate Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘A Tribute to Sir Sean Connery’”

New Affiliate Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Hitchcock & Wheatley (Rebecca)’

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney, in a special crossover event with The Movie Palace podcast, focus in on Daphne du Maurier’s legendary Gothic melodrama Rebecca. We focus on Ben Wheatley’s brand new adaptation, drawing comparisons and differences with Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1940 version,Continue reading “New Affiliate Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Hitchcock & Wheatley (Rebecca)’”

New Affiliate Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘The Reality of Comedy’ (Borat)

Brand new affiliate podcast. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, A. J. Black co-host Carl Sweeney in this episode are discussing comedy on the eve of the release of Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm. We go back to 2006 to examine Borat, the first movie from Sacha Baron Cohen featuring his Kazakh creation, as we tryContinue reading “New Affiliate Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘The Reality of Comedy’ (Borat)”

New Affiliated Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Cineworld and the ‘Death’ of Cinema’ (The State of the Cinematic Nation III)

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney respond to the recent seismic changes in the global cinema industry, chiefly the closure of over 500 Cineworld/Regal cinemas across the UK & the US. We discuss how the delay of 007 film No Time to Die precipitatedContinue reading “New Affiliated Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Cineworld and the ‘Death’ of Cinema’ (The State of the Cinematic Nation III)”

New Affiliated Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Social Media & the Discourse (The Social Dilemma)’

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney discuss the recent Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, as part of a broader discussion about social media in our lives.

New Affiliated Podcast: THE X-CAST – ‘Season 6 / The Official Archives / Albuquerque’

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of The X-Cast, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney touch base on several pieces of X-Files related business… – What we think of the new The Official Archives book. – The news about the Albuquerque spin-off series, and what it means for the franchise. – What’s coming forContinue reading “New Affiliated Podcast: THE X-CAST – ‘Season 6 / The Official Archives / Albuquerque’”

New Affiliated Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Legacyquels’

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney discuss the ‘Legacyquel’, the idea proposed by Matt Singer in 2015 of what to call sequels which arrive years, sometimes decades, later – such as the recently released Bill and Ted Face the Music. They look at many filmsContinue reading “New Affiliated Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘Legacyquels’”

New Affiliated Podcast: THE MOVIE PALACE – ‘In the Heat of the Night’

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of The Movie Palace, in which I take over from host Carl Sweeney, I am joined by co-host Russ Hugo to discuss Norman Jewison’s 1967 racial potboiler In the Heat of the Night. Another episode originally recorded for my on-hold ‘New Hollywood’ podcast The New Wave, thisContinue reading “New Affiliated Podcast: THE MOVIE PALACE – ‘In the Heat of the Night’”

New Affiliate Podcast: MOTION PICTURES – ‘A Tribute to Chadwick Boseman’

Brand new podcast appearance. In the latest episode of Motion Pictures, myself and my co-host Carl Sweeney discuss, in a sadly unexpected episode, the life and career of the late Chadwick Boseman, who passed away recently at 43.