Episode 47: Guardian of the Summer Box Office

Episode 47: Guardian of the Summer Box Office

It’s that time of year again! The 2017 Summer movie season is here and Erik Childress does his annual breakdown of the potential for hits and misses from May to August. 25 films and then some as a full summer preview turns into how one movie studio may have blown a big opportunity for what is destined to be one of the summer’s best movies and could have been one of its biggest surprise hits.

Episode 45: South by Southwest by 2017

Episode 45: South by Southwest by 2017

On this episode, Erik is joined by Steve Prokopy of Ain’t It Cool News to talk all about this year’s South by Southwest. They talk in-depth about Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver, Joe Swanberg’s Win It All, Harry Dean Stanton in Lucky plus James Franco’s highly-anticipated film version of the making of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room, The Disaster Artist. All that and a couple wonderful surprises from a very good year for the film festival.

Episode 43: I Left My Heart In San Franchise

Episode 43: I Left My Heart In San Franchise

The Chicago Critics Film Festival has announced its first preview and producer Erik Childress tells you where you can buy your passes. Then he is joined by Sergio Mims to get you all caught up on the latest Blu-rays from Arrow, Kino, Criterion, Lionsgate, Broad Green and Universal. Finally it’s the return of Patrick Bromley of FThisMovie.net to play another round of Me, Everyone, No One. Which franchise will he erase from existence?

Episode 42: All You Need Is Logan!

Episode 42: All You Need Is Logan!

It’s all about Logan. Almost. Comic Book expert, Erik Laws, returns to mount an in-depth discussion into Hugh Jackman’s reported final appearance as Wolverine. Along with host Erik Childress it is a two-part conversation dealing with a little history and their expanded thoughts on the film and then delving into spoiler alert territory. Also, Sergio Mims returns to offer the latest in new Blu-rays for your viewing pleasure.

Episode 41: Me, Everyone, No One & Sundance

Episode 41: Me, Everyone, No One & Sundance

Erik Childress catches you up on his trip to the Sundance Film Festival and many of the films he saw with an assist from Nick Digilio and WGN Radio. Then the debut of a brand new segment (or game) to the podcast with comic book expert Erik Laws. Is it about comic books, movies or something entirely different? Tune in to find out on Me, Everyone, No One.

Episode 40: To Franchise Or Not To Franchise

Episode 40: To Franchise Or Not To Franchise

Erik Childress has returned from Sundance, but on this episode must first address the growing list of franchise entries that studios are besieging the marketplace with. Patrick Bromley of FThisMovie.net joins him to talk the best and worst of them as well as to discuss this year’s upcoming FThisMovie Fest. Before that though, Sergio Mims is back like John Wick to catch-up on the latest movies you can catch up with on DVD.

Episode 37: Going Rogue On Awards Season. And Star Wars!

 Episode 37: Going Rogue On Awards Season. And Star Wars!

The final Movie Madness of 2016 gives you the long-awaited awards breakdown and who the frontrunners now are for the Oscars. Collin Souter also returns to talk the highs and lows of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. And a special thank you to all our listeners, there is a chance for a very special prize. Tune in to hear how you can win something great courtesy of Netflix.

Episode 35: Grieving By The Sea Without Pitt or Jolie

Episode 35: Grieving By The Sea Without Pitt or Jolie

Erik Childress is back to catch you up on the box office over the Thanksgiving holiday. He is then joined by Sergio Mims to discuss the latest Blu-rays from Twilight Time, Warner Bros., Paramount, Sony and more. Then the founder of the Now Playing Network, James Laczkowski stops by to discuss Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea as well as films about grief.

Episode 34: We Give Thanks To Movies – Now More Than Ever!

Episode 34: We Give Thanks To Movies – Now More Than Ever!

This week gives you a pre-Thanksgiving (and pre-Black Friday) look at some great new Blu-rays coming out which we talk to Sergio Mims about. We take a look at just how those Arrival numbers measure up at the box office. Finally we have a sobering conversation with Brian Tallerico of RogerEbert.com of how the evolution (and maybe devolution) of movies may matter ever more in Trump’s America.

Episode 33: Let’s Get Some Strange!

Episode 33: Let’s Get Some Strange!

This week’s epic episode tries to sober us out of the election results by talking with Sergio Mims about some great new Blu-rays from Shout Factory, Kino and Lionsgate amongst others to help cheer you up. Then comic book expert Erik Laws returns to go deep on the Strange – Doctor Strange! – and discusses whether or not it lives up to its high praise in the Marvel universe.

Episode 32: Cubbie Blue, Blu-rays and Box Office Blues

Episode 32: Cubbie Blue, Blu-rays and Box Office Blues

Erik Childress breaks down the lackluster Autumn movie season, charting the winners & losers and then takes you through a preview of what may come out on top during the holidays. Then he is joined by Sergio Mims to talk about new Blu-rays including Bubba Ho-Tep and new titles from Sony, Warner Bros, Mill Creek, Kino along with revisiting the documentary Weiner. But the Cubs have also won the World Series for the first time in 108 years and Erik shares his memories of the game and the person he wishes he could share it with.