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Mad About Movies

Kent Garrison, Richard Bardon, Brian Gill

Mad About Movies is your go-to podcast for all things cinema. Every week, we discuss the latest in movie news, rumors and rumblings and dive deep into a discussion of our chosen movie of the week. Stay tuned to the last segment for our patented Weekl...Show More
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

1:10:31 | Nov 30th, 2015

In anticipation of The Force Awakens, we have dedicated an episode to each of the previous six Star Wars films. Today we kick off our marathon with the original 1977 classic as we look ahead to Episode 7.
Rants & Raves: Stranger Things 3

1:14:29 | Jul 17th

Hopefully everyone has finished their bingewatching of Stranger Things 3 by now! In keeping with tradition, Kent and Brian join forces for a special ‘Rants & Raves’ episode to react to season 3’s highs and lows and speculate on where Hawkins goes fro...Show More

38:25 | Jul 16th

Dave Bautista is a roughneck cop named Vic. Kumail Nanjiani is an Uber driver named Stu. Get ready for some hilarious hijinks and action scenes straight off of your grandparent’s VHS shelf, it’s STUBER! Join Brian and a special guest as they break do...Show More
Spider-Man: Far from Home

1:34:43 | Jul 9th

Marvel Studios just keeps cranking out the hits! Spider-Man is back to dominating the box-office, so we’re back to breaking down what’s next for the MCU and how ‘Far from Home’ ranks among the past films in the franchise. We’re also discussing a lost...Show More
Child's Play (2019)

1:03:28 | Jul 2nd

Episode brought to you by The Movies on CNN - Premiering this Sunday @ 9PM! // Apparently the world just can’t get enough of movies about dolls coming to life, so this week we’re discussing the third-most-popular one currently in theaters, the reboot...Show More
Toy Story 4

1:27:35 | Jun 26th

Is ‘Toy Story 4’ worth the wait, or should it have even happened at all? We’re breaking down all things related to the Toy Story Extended Cinematic Pixar Universe in this week’s episode as well as discussing some rumors about Keanu Reeves, a reboot t...Show More
Men in Black: International

1:18:54 | Jun 18th

Here come the Men (and women) in Black, returning to theaters for some reason. Join us as we attempt to justify ‘Men in Black: International’ as well as discuss some upcoming sequel/reboots that could possible be concerning. 0:00 - Welcome! 3:00 - Mo...Show More
Dark Phoenix

1:37:42 | Jun 12th

The X-Men are again united to face a familiar foe, again, for some reason. Tune in as we’re wrapping up our thoughts on all things Dark Phoenix and the X-Men series with a special guest, discussing some Big Lebowski news and inducting some worthy can...Show More
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

1:33:01 | Jun 4th

Godzilla returns to the big screen after a 5-year hiatus, this time he’s prepping to take on King Kong by fighting a 3-headed dragon and a giant moth? Batman Shane pinch-hits for Richard as we try to make sense of ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ and...Show More
VIP Preview: Booksmart

42:20 | May 30th

We're bringing you a bonus review free of charge this week as a little preview of what our VIP's enjoy every week. Olivia Wilde hops into the directors chair for her debut film 'Booksmart' centering around 2 girls who just didn't get enough out of hi...Show More
Aladdin (2019)

1:21:44 | May 29th

Another day goes by, another Disney live-action reboot hits theaters. Hear what we thought about Guy Ritchie’s ‘Aladdin,’ what’s next for Disney and of course, Blue Will Smith. Also don’t miss our first ever #AskTheMAMFam segment featuring YOU! Give ...Show More
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

1:19:20 | May 22nd

We’re back for round 3 of John Wick talk as Keanu returns as the title character, but which inanimate object will he use to murder hundreds of people with this time?? We also talk the new It and Tarantino trailers and preview the coming weeks of movi...Show More
Pokémon Detective Pikachu

1:29:19 | May 13th

A live-action Pokémon movie has been rumored for over two decades, so of course that means it was well thought out and enjoyable, right?! We’re breaking down Detective Pikachu with a Pokémon lifer, bringing you an update on MoviePass, and reacting to...Show More
Long Shot

1:22:04 | May 8th

While Avengers is breaking all kinds of records, Seth Rogen is attempting all kinds of ways to get another girl who is way out of his league. Is ‘Long Shot’ more than a forgetful box-office dud? Join us for our full review as well as all the news fro...Show More
Avengers: Endgame

2:12:19 | Apr 29th

It’s been over a decade in development, but we’re finally in the Endgame. How will the Avengers saga end? Or will it? Where do we go from here? We’re spending over two hours attempting to answer these questions and more on a very special extra-large ...Show More
Episode 500: Top 10 Favorite Movies of the 2000s

1:14:03 | Apr 22nd

Holy moly!! We made it to 500 episodes!! Huge thanks to each and every person who has listened and supported us over the past few years. It has been quite a ride that won’t be stopping anytime soon. To celebrate, we’re ranking our top 10 favorite fil...Show More
Disney+ Announcement / Hellboy (2019)

1:33:20 | Apr 16th

It’s been quite a week in movie land! Time to catch you up on everything you need to know about the upcoming Disney+ streaming service and what lengths you need to take to avoid the Hellboy reboot. 0:00 - Welcome! 2:40 - Disney+ Announcement 25:00 -...Show More
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - Teaser Trailer Reactions

58:47 | Apr 12th

It’s a great day in Star Wars land when a new trailer drops! Today, we got our first look at Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. As is tradition, Kent and Brian broke it down for an unsettling amount of time. Enjoy!

1:05:03 | Apr 10th

With Brian crying multiple sports tears causing him to seek medical attention, we’ve got Batman Shane pinch hitting to catch up on all things DCEU, review Shazam, and talk about that dad gum Joker trailer.
Dumbo (2019)

1:24:13 | Apr 2nd

He’s cute. He’s lovable. But will we ever think about him again? This week it’s all things Dumbo & Disney as we discuss the affects of the recent Fox merger and attempt to stretch our Dumbo review into an entire episode! 0:00 - Disney/Fox Merger 28:...Show More
Us (2019)

1:21:40 | Mar 26th

Jordan Peele returns for his much-anticipated follow-up to 2017's 'Get Out.' But can he live up to the success of his stellar debut? Tune in as we break down everything from 'Us' as well as discuss the big industry announcement from Apple. 0:00 - App...Show More
Captive State

1:22:42 | Mar 19th

Aliens have taken over Earth again! What will John Goodman do about it this time?! Join Kent, Brian, and the animal handler from the movie (we’re not joking) for all things ‘Captive State’ as well as a reactions to the success of Captain Marvel and J...Show More
Captain Marvel

1:52:11 | Mar 12th

The first female-fronted entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally here! Where does ‘Captain Marvel’ rank in the series? Is Brie Larson a “star?” Was the 90’s nostalgia a complete beating? Where the heck do we go from here? We attempt to an...Show More
VIP Preview: The Social Network

1:30:59 | Mar 5th

We’re letting everyone behind the velvet rope for a special VIP preview episode of MAM as we do a little AMA and discuss the most-requested Throwback movie that we get asked to do an episode on, ‘The Social Network.’ Get more Throwback episodes weekl...Show More
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

47:39 | Feb 26th

Get your leather, fur, and ambiguous English accents ready, because it’s time to put the finishing touches on the beloved ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ trilogy. Is it the most underrated animated series of the past decade? Let us know your thoughts in t...Show More
Rants & Raves: 2019 Oscars

1:16:01 | Feb 25th

The first host-less Oscars has come and gone. There were winners. There were losers. There were 90s alt-rockers. We stayed up way past our bedtime to bring you our annual Rants & Raves Oscars Postgame Show so have at it, #mamfam!
Alita: Battle Angel

1:46:38 | Feb 19th

After decades of production hell, James Cameron’s ‘Battle Angel’ is finally a movie that can be watched. But is it a GOOD movie that can be watched? Join Kent and Brian for plenty of ‘Alita’ talk as well as ‘Star Wars’ news, Oscars drama, and an atte...Show More
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

1:02:37 | Feb 12th

The next Lego Movie is here, and everything is definitely still awesome right?? Right?? Join us for our full review of “The Second Part” as well as our reactions to the ‘Shaft’ reboot and Will Smith’s attempt at the Genie/Papa Smurf.
Third Annual Movie Draft

1:15:37 | Feb 6th

Which movies will be the most successful this year? Which MAM co-host will be doing a solo episode? Place your bets and make your picks for the third annual Mad About Movies Movie Draft.
BONUS: Kent Reviews Minions

30:15 | Feb 6th

Welp. The payoff for last year’s Movie Draft is here, and the VIPs did not do Kent any favors. Tune in for a very controversial episode as he dives further into the ‘Minions’ conspiracy than you ever thought possible.
Rants & Raves: Fyre & Fyre Fraud

1:27:53 | Jan 30th

The ‘Flix and Hulu recently dropped some very similar documentaries, each covering different angles of Ja Rule’s latest failure ‘Fyre Festival.’ But are two documentaries enough?! Join us as we chime in on Fyre & Fyre Fraud and discuss the 2019 Oscar...Show More

1:09:22 | Jan 22nd

M. Night Shyamalan has finally concluded his trilogy that is over 20 years in the making, so of course it all came together, right? Join us as we put together the pieces of ‘Glass,’ discuss Ghostbusters’ inevitable return, and ponder some hypothetica...Show More
Rants & Raves: Best & Worst of 2018

2:17:30 | Jan 16th

Time to bring our best & worst of the year lists in one of our signature Rants & Raves edition of the show, and this year we managed to do it in just over 2 hours and 15 minutes that you’ll definitely never get back.
Vice (2018)

59:24 | Jan 9th

Kent and Brian are off to Switzerland for their yearly meditation and knitting retreat, but the show must go on! Richard is having a totally great time with a special guest to review Adam McKay’s ‘Vice’ so strap in and get ready for some Hot Politica...Show More

1:28:41 | Jan 4th

It's our first episode of 2019, so of course we're starting off the year by talking about another Transformers movie! Join us as we break down 'Bumblebee' and bring you our Favorite Things of 2018.
Mary Poppins Returns

57:11 | Dec 27th, 2018

Grab your umbrellas and chimney brushes and join Brian, Richard, and friend of the show Hannah for their full review of Mary Poppins Returns as the year in movies starts to wind down.
Aquaman (2018)

1:13:43 | Dec 22nd, 2018

Grab your tridents and chain wallets, it’s Aquaman time! Where does it rank in the DCEU? What will our grades be?! What did Batman Shane think?!?!?
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

1:05:58 | Dec 19th, 2018

Time to go inter-dimensional web flying with Spider-Man as we dive into the animation/comicbook/CGI hybrid surprise hit 'Into The Spider-Verse!' Merry early Christmas, #MAMfam!
Throwback! The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

1:25:54 | Dec 12th, 2018

We're taking a break from Oscar season talk with a huge throwback convo featuring Ariel from Geek 101 talking Lord of the Rings, Tolkien, those other movies that had Hobbits in them, and more! We're also spinning the movie news roulette wheel and bri...Show More
Robin Hood (2018)

1:09:52 | Dec 5th, 2018

Grab your bows and arrows, squeeze into your slim-fit archery clothes and forget the physics of fire, because they're rebooting Robin Hood in 2018! Join us for an exhausting review of one of the worst movies of the year, or any year for that matter.
Creed 2

1:26:22 | Nov 28th, 2018

We've got the tissues ready for Brian as we sob through our memories of the first Creed movie before we bring our full thoughts on the sequel as we answer questions such as 'does it work without Ryan Coogler?' and 'what's the deal with Rocky's fedora...Show More

58:14 | Nov 28th, 2018

When you combine director Steve McQueen and Hollywood treasure Viola Davis, it’s a formula for Oscar gold right? Join us as we are joined by our friend Rachel to discuss all the twists and turns that ‘Widows’ had to offer.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

48:58 | Nov 20th, 2018

The Coen Brothers return to bring us a film with more twists and turns than you can imagine in 2 hours. But the biggest twist of all…they did it on NETFLIX?!? Join Kent and Brian as they discuss each chapter in ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ and look...Show More
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

1:40:33 | Nov 20th, 2018

How do you improve on something already as great as 'Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them?' More beasts. More Johnny Depp. More white face paint. We’re diving in to all things ‘Harry Potter’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and beyond in our review along with a p...Show More

1:10:39 | Nov 14th, 2018

It’s time to return to the Cloverfield Cinematic Universe, or something? On this week’s show we’re talking ‘Overlord’ but with PLENTY of Taylor Momsen and Dennis the Menace talk as well. Can’t forget that.
Bohemian Rhapsody

1:34:40 | Nov 8th, 2018

We’re finally taking ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and all things Queen as we discuss the Freddie Mercury biopic for nearly an hour as well as bring you a fresh batch of Movie News, Weekly Recommends and a very special announcement regarding the future of MAM!
The Old Man & The Gun

36:29 | Nov 7th, 2018

Suriprise! Another bonus review for you before we dive into ‘Bohemain Rhapsody.’ We’re talking all things David Lowery, reminiscing on Robert Redford and more with Kent and Brian!
Bad Times at the El Royale

1:14:35 | Nov 5th, 2018

Until we talk ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ later this week, we’re bringing you a little bonus movie news, a bonus review of Drew Goddard’s ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ and a fresh batch of bonus Weekly Recommends to kick off your November!
Rants & Raves: 2018 TV Pilots

1:37:36 | Oct 31st, 2018

Our yearly 3 month marathon is over! Dive into our annual Rants & Rave edition of the show is here as we dive as deep as we can into this year's crop of TV pilots, but mainly just Manifest.
Rants & Raves: 2018 TV Pilots

0:00 | Oct 31st, 2018

Our yearly 3 month marathon is over! Dive into our annual Rants & Rave edition of the show is here as we dive as deep as we can into this year's crop of TV pilots, but mainly just Manifest.
Halloween (2018)

1:26:49 | Oct 24th, 2018

Of course they’re doing a sequel to Halloween 40 years later, right? And of course it’s brought to us by Kenny Powers, right? Join us as we look back at the Halloween ‘78 as we dive into Halloween ‘18 and find out how Brian’s sleep pattern has been a...Show More
Venom (2018)

1:02:20 | Oct 17th, 2018

Grab your space goo and bring your Tom Hardy translators! In a second-helping of MAM for the week, we're breaking down box office hit (for some reason) Venom (for some reason).
First Man

54:03 | Oct 17th, 2018

We're talking all things 'First Man' on this episode as we dive into Damien Chazelle's newest film about NASA, Neil Armstrong, and so much more.
A Star Is Born (2018)

1:03:37 | Oct 10th, 2018

Grab your tissues because this week’s episode of MAM will make you weep with emotion. Listen, we aren’t that jazzed about ‘Suicide Squad 2’ either but we can’t fault anyone for crying about it. Join us for a brief Movie News catch-up before we stage ...Show More
White Boy Rick

1:17:48 | Oct 3rd, 2018

It’s our final episode of September before we start seeing movies we somewhat care about again! Join us as we catch up on some Star Wars and X-Men news and review Richard’s biopic, White Boy Rick!
State of the DCEU / A Simple Favor

1:44:21 | Sep 26th, 2018

We’re talking ‘A Simple Favor’ this week as we debate how to pronounce Paul Feig’s name for 30 minutes, but not before we get a full DC Extended Universe State of the Union address from Batman Shane!
The Predator

1:35:04 | Sep 19th, 2018

Be warned, #mamfam...this episode is a doozy. Put it in the category of such gems as 'Draft Day,' 'Transformers: Galileo's Revenge' and 'Now You See Me' as we attempt to justify what the heck happened with 'The Predator.'

1:06:01 | Sep 12th, 2018

This week we’re…Searching…for a decent movie to review in the midst of the exciting month of September and we found one!!! Join us as we catch up on some sequel news and sing the praises of Jon Cho in ‘Searching.’
Operation Finale

1:16:14 | Sep 5th, 2018

Back in the mix for another September, we're kicking things off with a discussion of the World War 2 / 1960s(?) period movie about the final days of Hitler's regime in Operation Finale. Does it do the story justice or no? We also talk some sequel and...Show More
Eighth Grade

1:28:42 | Aug 29th, 2018

Comedian Bo Burnham takes a turn behind the lens in the directors chair for his feature debut Eighth Grade. We're joined by a guest to discuss everything Bo and Co. had to offer as well as catch up on some casting news and take a wide look at the mos...Show More
Crazy Rich Asians

1:30:51 | Aug 22nd, 2018

This week we're catching up on a few weeks worth of movie news before Brian discusses Crazy Rich Asians, Constance Wu, and the rich culture highlighted in this week's Movie of the Week with Ariel from Geek101 and Megan from On the Download joining as...Show More
The Meg

1:06:46 | Aug 16th, 2018

This week on MAM: it's Jason Statham as Jason Statham vs. a giant Shark vs. another giant Shark. Because of course, right? Join us as we recap our Summer Movie Draft, discuss the VIPs current choice for Best Movie of 2018 So Far and bring you all the...Show More
Mission: Impossible – Fallout

1:13:31 | Jul 30th, 2018

Time for our annual summer Cruise! Get it?!? All 3 MAM hosts are back in the saddle this week talking all the insanity that was Mission: Impossible - Fallout, saying so long (we think?) to MoviePass, and plenty of Michael Flatley talk. Obviously.
The Equalizer 2

1:27:54 | Jul 25th, 2018

Richard and Brian are joined by Batman Shane (Equalizer Shane) to break down all the headlines coming out of San Diego Comic-Con and Denzel's first ever sequel The Equalizer 2! GET EQUALIZED, MAMFAM!

1:05:07 | Jul 18th, 2018

Rock "The Dwayne" Johnson is back with another attempt at owning the summer with his version of Die Hard but with a little more Towering Inferno and a little less fun. Join Kent and Richard as they review Skyscraper for all it's worth and answer some...Show More
Ant-Man and the Wasp

1:36:54 | Jul 11th, 2018

We've got a BIG episode this week with tons of Star Wars news, a round of American Treasure nominations, and a full discussion of the 20th entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe "Ant-Man and the Wasp." 0:00 - Star Wars news 14:45 - American Treasur...Show More
VIP Preview: Saving Private Ryan (20th Anniversary)

44:07 | Jul 3rd, 2018

In our second offering of the week, take a step inside the MAM VIP for a taste of our weekly VIP throwbacks, this time discussing Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" on the eve of the 4th of July. Is it a "masterpiece?" Should it be considered t...Show More
Sicario: Day of the Soldado

57:07 | Jul 3rd, 2018

In our first of two episodes this week, the summer movie conversation continues with a look at the sequel to one of 2015's strongest films, Sicario. Was "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" necessary? Should this series be a trilogy? Let us know your though...Show More
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

1:23:25 | Jun 27th, 2018

Time to return to Jurassic Park/World/whatever for the fifth time! Surely they got it right this time, right?! Join us for our full review of "Fallen Kingdom" as well as an update on our Summer Movie Draft!
BONUS: Inside Jaws

09:13 | Jun 26th, 2018

Inside Jaws takes you on an immersive journey through the making of 1975’s pulse-pounding hit film Jaws, the first-ever summer blockbuster. Subscribe to Inside Jaws on Apple Podcasts today or hear the first 5 episodes at
Incredibles 2

1:36:41 | Jun 20th, 2018

Put on your Movie Pants and get ready for even more Pixar talk as we're joined by a guest to react to Incredibles 2, offer up some stellar Weekly Recommends, and rant on the current state of MoviePass.
Ocean's 8

1:21:19 | Jun 13th, 2018

It's another week of Ocean's talk on MAM as we discuss the reboot/sequel Ocean's 8 in the only way we know how...with limited credibility and very little preparation. Enjoy!
BONUS Throwback! The Incredibles (2004)

1:00:41 | Jun 11th, 2018

Surprise! In addition to our regularly scheduled Ocean's 8 programming, we're bringing you a bonus episode as Brian and guest Ariel from Geek 101 throw it back to The Incredibles prior to the sequel dropping this weekend!
Throwback! Ocean's Trilogy

58:16 | Jun 5th, 2018

With Solo and Deadpool 2 still dominating the box office, we took this week as an opportunity to reflect on Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Trilogy on the eve of the Ocean's 8 reboot. Join Kent, Richard, and Batman Shane as they remind you of all the gre...Show More
Solo: A Star Wars Story

1:56:21 | May 30th, 2018

It's finally staring to sink in that we're going to get a new Star Wars movie every single year from now until the end of times. Is that a bad thing...or a good thing? Is "Solo" an underrated gem or an embarrassing flop? We've got over an hour and a ...Show More
Deadpool 2

1:33:17 | May 23rd, 2018

We're back to regularly scheduled programming this week with a jam-packed show as we catch up on a ton of TV related news then dive into all things Deadpool 2 with a special guest! Do you think the sequel outdid the original or is it just annoying mi...Show More
Throwback! The Big Lebowski (20th Anniversary)

36:34 | May 15th, 2018

The Big Lebowski is easily one of the most requested movies we are asked to review. What better excuse than the 20th anniversary of the Coen Brothers' classic?? Join us as we talk The Dude, Walter, Donny, and the rest of the greatness the Big Lebowsk...Show More
Episode 400: Top 10 Least Favorite Movies Ever

1:36:08 | May 10th, 2018

Join us as we celebrate our FOUR HUNDREDTH EPISODE with a special Top 10 list chosen by YOU the #MAMfam and VIPs who have made it all possible! So...try to enjoy our raging picks for our least favorite movies of all time!
Avengers: Infinity War

1:58:34 | May 1st, 2018

The past decade of Marvel Studios films are finally leading up to an epic ending! Or beginning? Or neither? From which characters are now expendable to Iron-Man's use of Flex Seal, join us as we hash out everything that went down in 'Avengers: Infini...Show More
Second Annual Summer Movie Draft

56:16 | Apr 25th, 2018

It's that time of the year again for us to predict (with very little accuracy) how the summer movie season will play out! Which MAM host will be this year's victor? Did Kent ever recover from last year? Listen now to find out!
BONUS: Kent Reviews Grown Ups 2

41:59 | Apr 25th, 2018

Prepare your minds for a journey into the mysterious unknown...the world of post-2000's Adam Sandler. Listen as Kent pays his debts by reviewing Grown Ups 2 all by his lonesome. Thoughts and prayers are appreciated.
Isle of Dogs

1:00:08 | Apr 19th, 2018

It's a double-header this week at Mad About Movies! In our second episode in as many days, it's all things Wes Anderson and his newest film Isle of Dogs as we're joined by a special guest!

1:23:12 | Apr 18th, 2018

This week on MAM: we discuss how & why "Rampage" was allowed to happen, bring you some breaking Steven Spielberg news, and fill you in on what John Krasinski could be up to after the massive success of A Quiet Place." 0:00 - John Krasinski / Steven S...Show More
A Quiet Place

1:36:52 | Apr 11th, 2018

With Kent stuck on a runway, Richard and Brian discuss all the news of the day including the Solo trailer, Lord of the Rings, and...Rob Ford? Then Kent joins the gang from an airplane lavatory for a full breakdown of A Quiet Place and The Krasinski C...Show More
Ready Player One

1:40:49 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Welcome to Amerca's hottest new Spielberg film! This movie's got everything! Freddy Krueger, Spongebob, those 2 guys from the Sonic commercials, Oasis playing a concert inside the OASIS... Those are just a few highlights of our Ready Player One discu...Show More
Pacific Rim: Uprising

1:44:12 | Mar 28th, 2018

It's robots vs. monsters vs. Jaegers vs. kaiju vs. bad exposition on this week's show! We're joined by noted Pac Rim enthusiast, Geek 101 podcaster and all around good dude Ariel Rada to discuss the sequel to Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim as well ...Show More
Throwback! The Royal Tenenbaums

34:29 | Mar 23rd, 2018

In honor of 'Isle of Dogs' release this weekend, we're throwing it back to one of director Wes Anderson's most praised films and one that also ranks very high for a MAM host, The Royal Tenenbaums!
Tomb Raider (2018)

1:31:29 | Mar 21st, 2018

Another year, another video game adaptation comes to the screen! Join Brian and Richard for a full batch of movie news before they're joined by a guest to discuss the success and/or failure of the new Tomb Raider!
A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

1:42:43 | Mar 14th, 2018

Disney is taking on one of their most ambitious projects ever in adapting beloved novel "A Wrinkle In Time" into a live-action film. Did it pay off?? Join us and a returning special guest as we break it all down with a little Trailer Talk and some We...Show More
Game Night

1:17:41 | Mar 7th, 2018

Join us as we put the fishing touches on the fallout from the Oscars, discuss some new comedy trailers, react to some very funny and very unfunny comedy trailers, and roll the dice on our Movie of the Week "Game Night." 0:00 - Oscars fallout / Traile...Show More
Rants & Raves: 2018 Oscars

1:06:36 | Mar 5th, 2018

Hollywood's biggest night has come and gone! All that's left to do now is bring you our annual Oscars Postgame Show as we react to all the winners and losers from the 90th Annual Academy Awards! What do you think? Did the Academy get it right this ti...Show More

1:40:58 | Feb 27th, 2018

While Black Panther continues to dominate the box office, we get a chance to dive into writer/director Alex Garland's newest offering, the high-concept sci-fi adaptation "Annihilation" starring Natalie Portman. We also bring you some reboot/sequel ne...Show More
VIP Preview: Throwback! Cool Runnings (25th Anniversary)

18:52 | Feb 24th, 2018

What do you get when you combine North American Treasure John Candy, 90's comedy star Doug E. Doug, and a bobsled? Nostalgic Disney gold, obviously! In honor of its 25th anniversary AND the currently-happening Winter Olympics, we're throwing it back ...Show More
Black Panther

1:48:30 | Feb 19th, 2018

Marvel Studios have seemingly outdone themselves yet again with another critical and commercial blockbuster! We're joined by a very special guest to talk Coogler, vibranium, Michael B. Jordan, and everything else Black Panther had to offer including ...Show More
The Cloverfield Paradox

1:37:56 | Feb 14th, 2018

The Joker! American Treasures! Hot Topic T-Shirts! Another random Cloverfield movie that came out of nowhere! This week's MAM has it all! Join us as we break it all down in a very concise hour and thirty-nine minutes! 0:00 - Movie news / Joker news 2...Show More
Throwback! The Wedding Singer (20th Anniversary)

36:47 | Feb 9th, 2018

In honor of Valentines Day, we are showing love to the entire #MAMfam with a special VIP preview episode discussing the glory days of Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in The Wedding Singer! If you'd like to hear more Throwback episodes discussing your...Show More
Molly's Game

1:33:53 | Feb 7th, 2018

For our second of three episodes this week, we're joined by a guest for our Movie of the Week as we discuss Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut "Molly's Game", bring you the scoop on some Super Bowl trailers, and react to some breaking Star Wars news! 0...Show More
Solo: A Star Wars Story Teaser Trailer Breakdown

38:45 | Feb 6th, 2018

Kent. Brian. Breaking down a new Star Wars trailer for way too many minutes. A tradition unlike any other.
The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

1:27:28 | Jan 31st, 2018

Join Brian, Richard and a special guest for a journey into the Maze Runner series with a discussion of The Death Cure, and hear what the entire MAM crew has to say about those Oscar nominations! 0:00 - MAM State of the Union / Oscar nominations 32:30...Show More
Rants & Raves: Best & Worst of 2017

2:19:46 | Jan 23rd, 2018

After hundreds of hours of discussion, debate, and counseling, we've finally chosen our top 10 best and worst movies of 2017! What did Brian vote as his worst of the year? Did Richard love or hate Phantom Thread? What about that "mother!" movie we sa...Show More
The Post

1:39:33 | Jan 17th, 2018

For our final 2017 review before the big Best & Worst of the Year episode, we’re joined by a special guest to talk Spielberg, Streep, Hanks, and The Post. How could it possibly live up to our absurd expectations?? Plus, Tarantino news, the future of ...Show More
The Shape of Water

1:45:07 | Jan 10th, 2018

We're beginning to round out our final films to discuss before assembling our best and worst lists, but we must first discuss Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water with a special guest. We also bring you our most anticipated movies of 2018 and all ...Show More
Throwback! Catch Me If You Can (2002)

38:11 | Jan 5th, 2018

In this special VIP preview episode, we bring you some Throwback Spielberg talk as we dive into one of his most underrated(?) movies, Catch Me If You Can, in honor of it's 15th anniversary!
Favorite Things of 2017 / I, Tonya

1:16:10 | Jan 3rd, 2018

We're ringing in 2018 with a look back at some of our favorite non-movie related things from the past year! We also give our review of "I, Tonya" and bring you the inaugural episode of one of our many spinoff podcasts "Mad About Figure Skating." 0:00...Show More
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

1:15:29 | Dec 27th, 2017

Uhh it's time to talk Jumanji! What year is it?!? Join us as we give our thoughts on the sequel/reboot/Sony-product-placement vehicle Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. We also give some shoutouts and discuss that little merger between Disney and 21st C...Show More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Postgame Show (Part 2)

1:27:56 | Dec 20th, 2017

We're back this week with our final thoughts on The Last Jedi before putting the conversation aside for the foreseeable future. What does this movie mean for the Force? What about that thing that happens with Rey and Kylo Ren? We're joined by 2 guest...Show More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Postgame Show (Part 1)

1:29:39 | Dec 15th, 2017

The wait is over for Star Wars fans everywhere! As is tradition, join us for over an hour of our initial impressions of The Last Jedi, and stay tuned for part 2 dropping early next week! This episode comes courtesy of Blue Apron, delivering fresh mea...Show More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Pregame Show

28:26 | Dec 13th, 2017

Being the Official Podcast of Star Wars (patent pending) we felt it was only appropriate to air out our final thoughts, last minute predictions, and gut feelings for Star Wars: The Last Jedi in our first ever MAM Pregame Show. Check back Thursday nig...Show More
The Disaster Artist

1:23:14 | Dec 13th, 2017

Fans of The Room unite! We're talking all things Tommy Wiseau and The Disaster Artist with a special guest this week as well as reacting to the Jurassic World 2 trailer and discussing the Golden Globe nominees. Oh hai Mark. 0:00 - Golden Globes / Jur...Show More
Rants & Raves: Curb Your Enthusiasm

1:10:38 | Dec 7th, 2017

As HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm comes to a close for season 9, we reminisce on all things Larry, Leon, Funkhauser and everything Curb had to offer in this special Rants & Raves edition of MAM!
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

1:27:38 | Dec 6th, 2017

This week it's straight back into Oscar season with a discussion of one of the most AmericanTreasure™-studded movies of the year in Martin McDonagh's "Three Billboards." Kent and Brian also discuss a certain Quentin Tarantino rumor involving a belove...Show More

1:39:35 | Nov 29th, 2017

Pixar is at it again, bringing us another memorable piece of animation...but where does their latest film 'Coco' rank among the rest of their movies? On this episode we talk everything 'Coco' and nominate 4 special humans for AmericanTreasure™ status...Show More
Lady Bird

1:04:40 | Nov 29th, 2017

Kent and Richard take some time in the midst of Oscar season to discuss one of the most critically-acclaimed movies (of all time?) in Greta Gerwig's directorial debut 'Lady Bird.'
Throwback! Good Will Hunting (1997)

40:45 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving MAMfam! As a thank you for a great 2017, we're giving the regular feed a taste of our VIP club with this Throwback to 1997's Good Will Hunting in honor if it's 10th anniversary. Happy listening!
Justice League (2017)

1:59:19 | Nov 22nd, 2017

After years of buildup, we're finally talking Justice League! We brought back Batman Shane to talk 2 hours of nothing but Justice League, the DCEU, and all that implies. We apologize in advance.
Murder on the Orient Express

1:15:54 | Nov 13th, 2017

What happens when you mix Rey, Mordecai, The Green Goblin, and Kenneth Branagh? A MURDER! We're officially in Oscar season (I guess?) talking our first star-studded drama of the season, Murder on the Orient Express! Also Kent and Brian get some time ...Show More
Rants & Raves: Stranger Things 2

1:06:31 | Nov 9th, 2017

No one can get enough of Stranger Things, and neither can we! So we're please to bring you a special bonus Rants & Raves edition of MAM as we give maybe 4% of our thoughts on Stranger Things 2.
Thor: Ragnarok

1:23:53 | Nov 9th, 2017

We're back in the MCU this week! We break down all the best bits from Thor: Ragnarok, talk about some properties that might be coming to TV, and mourn the loss of the Dark Universe. Episode brought to you by: 0:00 - Shoutouts/TV ...Show More

1:09:16 | Nov 2nd, 2017

George Clooney is back in the directors chair...but should he be? Join us as we attempt to justify "Suburbicon," discuss some Star Wars bits and the cast of Jon Favreau's "Lion King."
Introducing Inside The Exorcist

10:40 | Oct 30th, 2017

Check out a first look at Wondery's new show "Inside The Exorcist" which brings you an in-depth look at the 1973 horror classic.
Rants & Raves: 2017 TV Pilots

1:41:42 | Oct 27th, 2017

It's time for our annual discussion where we watch all of the network TV pilots and break down all the good, bad, awkward, and downright embarrassing that this year's pilot season had to offer.

1:34:11 | Oct 25th, 2017

Get ready to take cover...a GEOSTORM is coming. Yeah, we're cringing too. Join us as we dissect all that is/was "Geostorm" as well as discuss some Star Wars news and that lovely final Justice League trailer. Ugh. What are we even doing anymore, y'all...Show More
BONUS: Richard Reviews Son of the Mask

38:25 | Oct 20th, 2017

Join Richard as he reviews the 2005 gem "Son of the Mask" to make up for a lost bet. Godspeed, Richard. Thank you for your service.
Throwback! Unforgiven (25th Anniversary)

38:42 | Oct 19th, 2017

It's time for more special bonus content from the VIP feed as we throw it back to 1992's Best Picture winner Unforgiven. Does the movie belong on the AFI Top 100? Also, remember westerns? For more episodes like this, check out the VIP Club at patreon...Show More
Blade Runner 2049

1:41:30 | Oct 11th, 2017

Blade Runner is back! Join us as we discuss the reboot/sequel Blade Runner 2049 35 years after the original. We also talk Rocky news, the Pacific Rim 2 trailer, and the pros and cons of MoviePass.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer 2 Reactions

58:43 | Oct 10th, 2017

A new Star Wars trailer means Kent and Brian talking about it for way too long! Join us as we react to the final trailer for The Last Jedi!
American Made

1:25:56 | Oct 5th, 2017

Tom Cruise continues to go all out for our enjoyment, and this one is no different. Join us as we discuss the enigma of Cruise and his newest film American Made as well as discuss Fast 9, the new season of Curb, and have a little concert talk. 0:00 -...Show More
Throwback! Blade Runner (1982)

48:08 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Step in for a little VIP action as we bring the traditional feed one of our signature Throwback episodes discussing 1982's Blade Runner ahead of its sequel "Blade Runner: 2049." For more content like this, subscribe to our VIP feed at More
Kingsman: The Golden Circle

1:29:52 | Sep 28th, 2017

The Kingsman are back for a sequel so I guess that mean's we're obligated to talk about it? Join us for a review of the Golden Circle, plenty of LBJ and Teddy Roosevelt talk, and our preview of CBS' newest spinoff "Geriatric Sheldon." 0:00 - News / ...Show More

1:26:14 | Sep 21st, 2017

This week we discuss the enigma of Darren Aronofsky and his newest film "Mother!" that people just can't seem to stop talking about. We also get caught up on TV by breaking down the Emmy's. Bless you all.
Throwback! The Princess Bride

57:56 | Sep 14th, 2017

Join Brian as he hides from Pennywise and is joined by Ariel from the Geek 101 Podcast to discuss the 30th anniversary of The Princess Bride! INCONCEIVABLE!
It (2017)

1:21:35 | Sep 13th, 2017

Brian joins the rest of the crew to discuss some breaking Star Wars news before Kent and Richard take a deep dive into the hugely-successful reboot of Stephen King's IT with a frequent guest! YOU'LL FLOAT TOO!! 0:00 - Breaking Star Wars news 27:00 - ...Show More
Wind River

1:30:30 | Sep 6th, 2017

This week we get to once again discuss the work of Taylor Sheridan as we break down his directorial debut Wind River. We also react to some breaking Star Wars news and bring you some stellar recommends.

1:27:08 | Aug 31st, 2017

We are finally all back together this week after what feels like forever, and there's a lot to catch up on! Join us as we discuss Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit," James Cameron's 50 Avatar sequels, and some nostalgic TV shows that might be returning. 0:...Show More
Logan Lucky

1:29:11 | Aug 24th, 2017

Kent and Brian are back together again to catch up on a ton of movie news including some big Star Wars bits and another whirlwind over at DC/WB. They also get a chance to talk about Steven Soderbergh's Logan Lucky and discuss the many (?) merits of t...Show More
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

1:16:03 | Aug 16th, 2017

Brian is joined by long-time-guest Ariel Rada from the Geek 101 Podcast to discuss the masterwork that is Luc Besson's "Valerian."
Throwback! Titanic

49:06 | Aug 10th, 2017

It's a Best Picture winner and one of the highest-grossing movies of all time...but should it be? Join us as we bring you some content from our VIP feed as we discuss 1997's Titanic.
The Dark Tower

1:21:57 | Aug 9th, 2017

Richard and Kent discuss the long-awaited Dark Tower film, some big news from Disney and Netflix, and of course...the Little League World Series. 0:00 - News / Disney / Netflix 34:44 - The Dark Tower 1:08:00 - Weekly Recommends
Atomic Blonde

54:02 | Aug 2nd, 2017

Charlize Theron is back and even more Furious than before. Join us as we discuss Atomic Blonde and the enigma known as "The Emoji Movie" 0:00 - News / Emoji Movie / Valerian 20:38 - Atomic Blonde 44:00 - Weekly Recommends
Comic-Con News / The Big Sick

58:01 | Jul 28th, 2017

Join us as we recap the big stories coming out of SDCC 2017 and review the surprise comedy hit The Big Sick! 0:00 - SDCC News 23:42 - The Big Sick

1:31:36 | Jul 26th, 2017

Christopher Nolan is back at it with his epic war picture Dunkirk. Join us as we break it down with a special guest, as well as discuss some news regarding James Bond. 0:00 - News / Bond 16:17 - Dunkirk 1:18:00 - Weekly Recommends
War for the Planet of the Apes

1:15:56 | Jul 20th, 2017

The conclusion (?) of the successful Planet of the Apes prequels is here, and this time it's War! Join us as we discuss it in-depth as well as make some big show announcements! 0:00 - Show Announcement 23:32 - War for the Planet 1:04:00 - Weekly Reco...Show More
Throwback! Planet of the Apes (1968)

36:34 | Jul 13th, 2017

In anticipation of the final chapter of Rise of the War for the Dawn of the Revenge of the Attack for the Battle of the Planet of the Apes, we throw it back to the one that started it all, 1968's Planet of the Apes!
Spider-Man: Homecoming

1:19:24 | Jul 12th, 2017

Spider-Man is back home at Marvel with his first solo entry into the MCU! This week we discuss all things Spider-Man: Homecoming, Daniel Day Lewis' retirement, and of course Cake vs. Pie. 0:00 - News / Daniel Day Lewis / Jumanji Trailer 18:57 - Spide...Show More
Introducing Locked Up Abroad

15:41 | Jul 11th, 2017

What does it feel like in the split second you realize you're about to be locked up in a foreign country - possibly for life? In Locked Up Abroad, host Jim Clemente (Real Crime Profile) brings you first hand accounts from people who lived this nightm...Show More
Baby Driver

1:25:01 | Jul 6th, 2017

We take a break from the doldrums of this year's summer movie season to discuss Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver,' with guest Knox McCoy from The Popcast! 0:00 - News / Box Office Catch Up 16:02 - Baby Driver 1:10:00 - Weekly Recommends
Throwback! Air Force One

40:01 | Jul 4th, 2017

Happy 4th of July weekend to everyone here in the States! And what a better way to celebrate than to discuss American Treasure Harrison Ford's tenure as our butt-kicking President in 1997's Air Force One in honor of its 20th anniversary! GET OFF OUR ...Show More
Episode 300: Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Movies

1:45:18 | Jun 29th, 2017

We made it to episode 300! Thank you so much to the MAM Fam for supporting us unconditionally up to this point. In honor of this milestone, we're bringing you our top 10 guilty pleasure movies. Get your popcorn ready, 'cause it's gonna be a show!
Transformers: The Last Knight

1:34:17 | Jun 28th, 2017

We triumphantly take over where we left off with Age of Extinction to discuss Michael Bay's final Transformers film (hopefully) The Last Knight. We also discuss some breaking Star Wars news! This one's a doozy. 0:00 - Movie News / Star Wars Updates 2...Show More
Throwback! Starship Troopers

49:20 | Jun 22nd, 2017

In honor of its 20th anniversary, we take a look back at sci-fi cult hit Starship Troopers and debate its various accolades.
All Eyez On Me

1:19:03 | Jun 20th, 2017

This episode we discuss the much-debated 2pac biopic "All Eyez On Me," briefly review Cars 3, and converse on Game of Thrones and Lyndon Baines Johnson. Yes, you read that right.  0:00 - TV catch-up talk 19:17 - Cars 3 / All Eyez On Me 1:09:00 - Week...Show More
Throwback! E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

48:18 | Jun 15th, 2017

This week's Throwback episode looks back at Steven Spielberg's most personal film "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial." Is it still iconic 35 years later?
The Mummy (2017)

1:26:24 | Jun 14th, 2017

The Dark Universe is here...we think? Join us as we discuss the first of many upcoming monster movie reboots from Universal "The Mummy," as well as the merits of Rotten Tomatoes and an update on our Summer Movie Draft. 0:00 - Summer Movie Draft / Rot...Show More
Throwback! Men In Black

42:49 | Jun 8th, 2017

Join us as we throw it back and discuss one of the most praised blockbusters ever 'Men in Black' in celebration of its 20th anniversary.
Wonder Woman (2017)

1:38:04 | Jun 7th, 2017

Join us this week as we break down everything involving Wonder Woman and nominate some new American Treasures. Has DC finally steered the ship in the right direction? 0:00 - Hello and American Treasures 24:05 - Wonder Woman 1:29:00 - Weekly Recommend...Show More
Baywatch (2017)

42:31 | Jun 1st, 2017

Instead of our usual Throwback episode this week, we get to discuss the unfortunate throwback to a TV show from the 90s in the reboot of Baywatch and some ideas for shows that COULD make for decent movies.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

1:18:52 | May 31st, 2017

This week we discuss Pirates of the Caribbean for the first time (believe it or not) as well as some more sequel news! 0:00 - Movie News 28:04 - Pirates of the Caribbean 1:09:00 - Weekly Recommends
Throwback! Spider-Man Trilogy

1:34:40 | May 26th, 2017

This week's Throwback looks back at Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy prior to the new Marvel Studios reboot.
Alien: Covenant

1:47:42 | May 24th, 2017

This week we dive into the newest entry into the 'Alien' franchise, ponder the state of SNL, and discuss some news surrounding Justice League and Spider-Man.
Throwback! Black Hawk Down

58:32 | May 19th, 2017

Ahead of this weekend's release of Alien: Covenant, we look back at one of Ridley Scott's biggest successes, 2001's Black Hawk Down.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

1:31:58 | May 17th, 2017

Join us this week as we discuss what happened with King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and what the overall deal is with Warner Brothers these days. 0:00 - Intro/Movie News 33:03 - King Arthur 1:22:18 - Weekly Recommends
Throwback! Insomnia (2002)

1:19:32 | May 12th, 2017

For this week's Throwback edition of MAM, Richard and Brian talk Christopher Nolan's Insomnia for its 15th anniversary.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

1:46:11 | May 9th, 2017

Sequels are never better than the original...right?!? Join us this week as we debate all things Guardians of the Galaxy, Awesome Mix Vol. 2, and the "cuteness" of Baby Groot. 0:00 - Announcements / American Treasures 36:25 - Guardians of the Galaxy V...Show More
The Circle

1:29:48 | May 3rd, 2017

This week we take a chance to catch up on movie news and discuss a very confusing movie for a number of reasons, The Circle. 0:00 - Movie News 26:26 - The Circle ​​​​​​​1:18:00 - Weekly Recommends
Throwback! About a Boy

51:23 | Apr 27th, 2017

This week's throwback looks back at 15 years of About a Boy and the greatness that was(?) Hugh Grant.
First Annual Summer Movie Draft

1:01:54 | Apr 25th, 2017

Join us for our first ever Mad About Movies Summer Movie Draft as we pick what we think will be the most successful movies of the summer!
Throwback! Alien (1979)

45:25 | Apr 20th, 2017

Before the highly anticipated Alien: Covenant hits theaters, join us as we review the original masterpiece Alien!
The Fate of the Furious

1:30:14 | Apr 18th, 2017

It just wouldn't feel right if we didn't dedicate as much time as possible to one of the franchises that made our podcast...a family. Join us as we discuss the latest installment into the Fast series, as well as discuss some comic book movie news! 0:...Show More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer Reactions

52:41 | Apr 14th, 2017

Join Brian and Kent for their tradition of breaking down the newest Star Wars trailers. This week, hear all the speculation that the first "Last Jedi" teaser brought.
Throwback! Looper

1:17:14 | Apr 13th, 2017

In anticipation of his Star Wars film, we discuss Rian Johnson's 'Looper' after we discuss one of the most talked about trailers of the year. 0:00 - Howdy / Trailer Talk / Netflix News / Weekly Recommends 32:48 - Looper
Throwback! Full Metal Jacket

44:58 | Apr 6th, 2017

In honor of its 30th anniversary, we throw it back this week to Stanley Kubrick's Vietnam picture Full Metal Jacket.
Power Rangers (2017)

1:32:56 | Apr 5th, 2017

This week we discuss the reboot of the Power Rangers franchise as well as some DC news and a new horror movie trailer! 0:00 - Movie News 31:15 - Power Rangers 1:17:00 - Weekly Recommends
Throwback! Zodiac

43:52 | Mar 30th, 2017

This week we open the cold case files as we throw it back to David Fincher's 'Zodiac' on its 10th anniversary.
Life (2017)

1:13:33 | Mar 29th, 2017

This episode we react to the Justice League and Spider-Man: Homecoming trailers and discuss the space thriller Life. 0:00 - Trailer talk 24:44 - Life 1:04:00 - Weekly Recommends
Introducing Inside Psycho

14:32 | Mar 24th, 2017

Inside Psycho is a deep dive into the mysterious and peculiar happenings that occurred during the filming of the legendary film Psycho. Mark Ramsey Media and Wondery create a magical mix of fact and fiction which transports you into the world of Hitc...Show More
Throwback! Boogie Nights

55:40 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Join Richard and Kent as they discuss PTA's Boogie Nights and analyze why it has stood the test of time, and Brian as he discusses some Deadpool news with our friend Ariel.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)

1:43:00 | Mar 22nd, 2017

This week we welcome a guest to discuss the good and bad that Disney had to offer with their live-action version of Beauty and the Beast. We also reminisce about Bill Paxton and discuss a possible Matrix reboot. 0:00 - Updates/Banter 9:50 - Bill Paxt...Show More
Throwback! Wayne's World

37:37 | Mar 17th, 2017

This week we get a chance for a bit of nostalgia as we discuss one of our favorite comedies of the 90s, Wayne's World.
Kong: Skull Island

58:33 | Mar 13th, 2017

King Kong is back (yay?) and we are here to justify the reboot. Join us as we look ahead to its inevitable sequels and discuss Kong: Skull Island. 0:00 - Intro/Shoutouts 5:41 - Kong: Skull Island 48:55 - Weekly Recommends
March Madness Special: Best & Worst Basketball Movies

50:36 | Mar 13th, 2017

Join us this week for our first ever Mad About Movies March Madness Madness as we let the listener decide the best and worst basketball movies ever!
Throwback! Beauty & The Beast (1991)

41:21 | Mar 9th, 2017

In anticipation of its upcoming live-action reboot, we throw back to the original 1991 Disney Animation classic Beauty and the Beast.

1:36:38 | Mar 8th, 2017

Wolverine is back for one last ride, but why? Is Logan better than The Dark Knight? Join us as we discuss it all on this bittersweet episode of Mad About Movies. 0:00 - Intro/Theater Pet Peeves/Indy 5 33:19 - Logan 1:26:00 - Weekly Recommends
Throwback! Raising Arizona

35:20 | Mar 3rd, 2017

Continuing our Coen Brothers conversation, we look back at one of their first films, the cult-classic comedy Raising Arizona.
Rants & Raves: 2017 Oscars

1:20:47 | Feb 27th, 2017

Join us for our annual Oscars Postgame Show as we react to the craziness that was the 89th Annual Academy Awards.
Get Out

46:05 | Feb 26th, 2017

Jordan Peele randomly brought us a box-office smash and one of the most-talked about movies in a while with his directorial debut Get Out. Join Kent and Richard as they give their initial thoughts on this poignant thriller.
Throwback! No Country For Old Men

46:54 | Feb 22nd, 2017

As it celebrates its 10th anniversary, we throw it back to 2007 Best Picture winner No Country For Old Men.
John Wick: Chapter 2

1:21:40 | Feb 21st, 2017

This week we discuss the sequel to a surprise hit for Keanu Reeves, John Wick: Chapter 2. We also discuss some big casting news!
Throwback! The Prestige

51:06 | Feb 16th, 2017

Since we had such a good time discussing the Dark Knight trilogy, and The Prestige is now a decade old, we discuss all the twists in this special Throwback episode.
The LEGO Batman Movie

1:28:32 | Feb 15th, 2017

It's been nearly a week since we discussed Batman in-depth, so it's about due time! This week we discuss some Batman news and The LEGO Batman Movie, as well as some new American Treasures. 0:00 - Shoutouts/Banter 7:56 - News/Batman News 20:24 - Ameri...Show More
Valentines Day Special: Favorite Chick Flicks

1:33:51 | Feb 12th, 2017

Join us for a special episode as we are joined by a guest to discuss our favorite "chick flicks" and argue "what IS a chick flick?"
Throwback! The Dark Knight Trilogy

1:54:14 | Feb 8th, 2017

By popular demand, we finally get to discuss some general thoughts on Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, with help from our resident Batman expert Shane.
BONUS: Podcast State of the Union & Moonlight

40:21 | Feb 1st, 2017

Join us as we update you on the status of the show as it sits in 2017 and briefly discuss best picture nominee Moonlight.

1:23:52 | Feb 1st, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan is back to making thrillers, and we are back to discuss it! Join us as we discuss Split, the untimely passing of an American Treasure, and some Star Wars news.
Rants & Raves: Best & Worst of 2016

1:57:02 | Jan 23rd, 2017

Our annual list episode has arrived! Hear our final thoughts on all the best and worst that 2016 had to offer.
Patriots Day

1:19:14 | Jan 19th, 2017

This week we discuss our second Peter Berg movie in the past few months, as well as catch up on a bit of movie news. 0:00 - Movie News 24:08 Patriots Day 1:08:00 - Weekly Recommends
Golden Globes & The State of Late Night TV

1:28:47 | Jan 11th, 2017

Richard and Brian dive into the fallout from the Globes and discuss their biggest passion - late night TV.
La La Land

1:45:27 | Jan 4th, 2017

Musicals don't come around very often. Is it because they just never work? This week we head into La La Land to discuss Damien Chazelle's newest film, as well as some breaking Star Wars news.
Manchester By The Sea

1:16:19 | Dec 31st, 2016

We return to Oscar season talk with a discussion on Manchester By The Sea and the unfortunate passing of Carrie Fisher.
BONUS: The Year of OJ & Favorite Albums of 2016

54:47 | Dec 28th, 2016

This week we take a break from Oscar season to chat with longtime producer of the show Steven, as well as discuss the confusing career of Brendan Fraser and our favorite music of the year.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Part 2)

1:37:39 | Dec 21st, 2016

Join Kent and Brian as they are joined by a guest to discuss Rogue One after having a few days to digest the experience.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

59:39 | Dec 16th, 2016

Our Star Wars postgame show is back by popular demand as we give our initial impressions of Rogue One.
Throwback! National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

1:35:37 | Dec 14th, 2016

The guys continue the Christmas theme by throwing back to Christmas Vacation as well as Fast 8 and The Golden Globes.
Throwback! Home Alone

1:33:51 | Dec 8th, 2016

It's long overdue but it's finally here! In a special Christmas-themed Throwback, we discuss the holiday classic Home Alone.

1:25:43 | Nov 30th, 2016

This week we welcome a guest to discuss Disney's current offerings and their latest animated film / big blockbuster Moana. 0:00 - Disney / Star Wars / Marvel Talk 25:50 - Moana 1:11:00 - Weekly Recommends
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

57:42 | Nov 30th, 2016

Join us as we take a bit of bonus time this week to attempt to process what happened with Ang Lee's newest movie.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

1:34:17 | Nov 23rd, 2016

We journey deep this week into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and all that involves as we discuss the newest entry or reboot to the franchise, Fantastic Beasts. We also discuss some super exciting movie economics! Woohoo!
Throwback! That Thing You Do!

42:43 | Nov 19th, 2016

In honor of its 20th anniversary, we discuss the Oneders rise to the Wonders in a special Throwback episode of 1996's That Thing You Do!

1:29:38 | Nov 17th, 2016

This week we gather to discuss the Beauty and the Beast trailer, some American Treasures, and the new sci-fi flick Arrival.
Hacksaw Ridge

1:09:27 | Nov 10th, 2016

Join us for a lengthy discussion as Mel Gibson returns to the director's chair for his World War 2 epic Hacksaw Ridge.
Doctor Strange

1:27:43 | Nov 10th, 2016

Marvel Studios are at it again, bringing yet another of Stan Lee's characters to life. Join us as we talk all things Doctor Strange and discuss this year's box office numbers so far. 0:00 - Box Office Talk 29:33 - Doctor Strange 1:17:00 - Weekly Reco...Show More
Halloween Jamboree Spectacular 2016

50:28 | Oct 31st, 2016

In honor of the holiday, we take a nostalgic look back at some of our favorite Halloween-themed movies.
World Series Special! Major League & Rookie of the Year

1:16:03 | Oct 29th, 2016

Due to both the Cubs and Indians making this year's World Series, we throw it back to two of our favorite baseball movies, Major League and Rookie of the Year.
The Accountant

1:34:15 | Oct 26th, 2016

Kent and Brian catch up on a ton of Star Wars news and discuss the very confusing "The Accountant." 0:00 - Movie News / Star Wars tidbits 32:43 - The Accountant 1:19:00 - Weekly Recommends This episode is brought to you by INDOCHINO custom menswear -...Show More
Rants & Raves: 2016 TV Pilots

1:58:00 | Oct 19th, 2016

This week we take an annual look at the latest TV pilots from the big 4 networks and give them the pass/fail. Episode brought to you by: promo code MAD -&- TRIBECA SHORTLIST
The Girl on the Train

1:42:36 | Oct 12th, 2016

This week we take a closer look at the novel-turned-movie The Girl on the Train, discuss some new trailers, and of course...rant about Minions. 0:00 - Intro chat 7:15 - Movie News / Power Rangers reboot 34:31 - The Girl on the Train 1:29:00 - Weekly ...Show More
Deepwater Horizon

1:34:44 | Oct 5th, 2016

Join us as we discuss some noted live-action Disney reboots, the new Peter Berg film Deepwater Horizon, and some fun times at the dentist. Featured Promo: 0:00 - Brian's Disney trip / Mad About Dentists 9:55 - Disney re...Show More
The Magnificent Seven (2016)

1:24:23 | Sep 28th, 2016

Join us as we rave over the MacGruber news and break down the Magnificent Seven remake-reboot! 0:00 - Disney World talk / MacGruber 2 news 15:19 - Magnificent Seven review 1:12:00 - Weekly Recommends
2016 Emmys & The Magnificent Seven (1960)

1:32:56 | Sep 21st, 2016

Join us as we discuss all the good and bad of this year's Emmys and reminisce on the 1960 classic The Magnificent 7.

1:28:26 | Sep 14th, 2016

This week we discuss Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood's "Sully," some bad news for MGM, and of course...The Cup.
Throwback! Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

52:11 | Sep 9th, 2016

Join us for a nostalgia-filled discussion of the Gene Wilder classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."
Rants & Raves: Stranger Things

1:37:24 | Sep 8th, 2016

Join us as we dive deep into Netflix's Stranger Things and discuss some potential American Treasures.
Hell or High Water

1:28:13 | Aug 31st, 2016

In this episode brought to you by we discuss the falling careers of Oliver Stone and Kevin Smith, discuss the surprising Hell or High Water, and reflect on the greatness of Gene Wilder.
War Dogs

1:34:21 | Aug 24th, 2016

This week we try to justify the Ben-Hur remake flop, the 2016 Ghostbusters totals, and Todd Phillips' newest film War Dogs.
Sausage Party

1:28:30 | Aug 17th, 2016

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are back, but this time in animation! Join us as we talk the insane "Sausage Party" and break down the newest "Rogue One" trailer.
Suicide Squad

1:55:39 | Aug 10th, 2016

The conversation we've been anticipating is here. Can WB and DC right the ship after BvS? Join us for a long hard look at Suicide Squad and all that it brought.
Throwback! Fight Club

48:47 | Aug 6th, 2016

Join us for our final Throwback of this session with a nostalgic conversation regarding David Fincher's cult classic 'Fight Club.'
Jason Bourne

1:32:40 | Aug 1st, 2016

We return to the world of Bourne to talk the newest entry into the series...the reboot (?) sequel (?) Jason Bourne as well as some Disney and Marvel news.
Throwback! Bourne Trilogy

48:49 | Jul 28th, 2016

Surprise! We're bringing you some Throwback action as we reminisce on the greatness of the Bourne Trilogy to prepare for the forthcoming sequel/reboot.
Star Trek Beyond

1:12:38 | Jul 26th, 2016

Join us as we catch up on all the trailers and announcements from SDCC and the newest entry into the Star Trek franchise.
Now You See Me Commentary

1:58:02 | Jul 23rd, 2016

This has been requested for years and we finally made it happen for the faithful listeners! Sit back, pop in your Now You See Me Blu-Ray, and enjoy the journey of a lifetime.
Ghostbusters (2016)

2:02:10 | Jul 20th, 2016

Sony is rebooting Ghostbusters because of course they are! Join us as we very openly discuss the film as well as this year's Emmy nominees.
Throwback! Armageddon

38:32 | Jul 12th, 2016

It might be the end of the world, because we're talking Michael Bay! Join us for a throwback discussion of Armageddon, brought to you by LootCrate!
Throwback! The Sandlot

38:50 | Jul 10th, 2016

Join us for a bit of summer nostalgia as we dive into one of our childhood favorites, The Sandlot.

1:25:51 | Jul 6th, 2016

We eagerly return from our Fourth of July weekend to talk Steven Spielberg's latest attempt at a blockbuster The BFG. We also discuss some Star Wars news and a box office trend.
Independence Day: Resurgence

1:31:03 | Jun 27th, 2016

We had 20 years to prepare for the inevitable follow-up to 1996 blockbuster Independence Day, but does nostalgia for the original make the sequel any more bearable?
BONUS: Richard Through The Looking Glass

42:26 | Jun 23rd, 2016

Shrouded deep in secrecy is Richard's rumored journey Through The Looking Glass. Luckily, Richard was brave enough to document his experience. This is that story.
Finding Dory

1:23:15 | Jun 22nd, 2016

Join us as we talk all things Pixar and their latest sequel Finding Dory. This episode is courtesy of Blue Apron! Visit to get 3 meals for free!
Now You See Me 2

2:00:32 | Jun 15th, 2016

The most highly-anticipated episode of our show is here as we talk all things Now You See Me 2 for nearly two hours. Sorry not sorry.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

1:09:01 | Jun 8th, 2016

This week we dive deep into all things TMNT as we discuss the newest version "Out of the Shadows." We also talk some Rogue One news at the top of the show!
X-Men: Apocalypse

1:40:58 | May 30th, 2016

The X-Men are back in the epic conclusion (?) to the rebooted franchise. Join us as we break down all the good and bad that Apocalypse had to offer as well as bring back our American Treasures segment.
The Nice Guys

1:16:48 | May 25th, 2016

This week we talk some breaking Netflix news as well as the comedic turn of Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in Shane Black's "The Nice Guys."
Green Room

1:20:11 | May 19th, 2016

Join Kent and Richard as they react to the Ghostbusters controversy and discuss the surprising thriller Green Room.
Captain America: Civil War

1:27:13 | May 9th, 2016

The much-anticipated third Captain America film is here, and it brings with it plenty of implications on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Join us as we discuss it all it all and also talk some Star Wars news!

1:16:54 | May 4th, 2016

This week we talk Key and Peele's feature-length debut Keanu, the news coming out of DC Comics, and the inevitable Space Jam 2.
Everybody Wants Some!!

1:30:13 | Apr 27th, 2016

Richard Linklater has returned to his roots with the spiritual sequel to Dazed & Confused, affectionately titled "Everybody Wants Some!!" Join us as we are joined by a special guest to discuss the film as well as some Marvel news and the unfortunate ...Show More
The Jungle Book (2016)

1:20:37 | Apr 19th, 2016

This week focuses on Jon Favreau's imagining of The Jungle Book, the Avatar sequels, and of course Now You See Me 3.
Hardcore Henry

1:14:04 | Apr 14th, 2016

This week we dive into a ton of Marvel news, Brian and Richard give a brief review of Midnight Special, and Kent and Richard discuss the action experiment Hardcore Henry.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer 1 Reactions

52:41 | Apr 8th, 2016

Thanks to overwhelming demand, here are 53 minutes of reaction to the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
2016 Summer Movie Preview

1:55:13 | Apr 6th, 2016

This week we take a step back to discuss the fallout of Batman V Superman and the lowdown on all the big movies to look forward to this summer!
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

2:06:55 | Mar 26th, 2016

This review comes with much hype and anticipation. Join us as we discuss Batman V Superman in all its glory in only two short hours!
Episode 200: Our Top 10 Favorite TV Shows EVER!

2:06:23 | Mar 25th, 2016

Join us for our special 200th episode as we discuss our favorite TV shows! Thanks for all the support and cheers to 200 more!
10 Cloverfield Lane

1:29:22 | Mar 16th, 2016

This week we talk a ton of movie news including Indiana Jones 5, the Han Solo movie, and Captain America: Civil War BUT our main discussion revolves around the newest Bad Robot production 10 Cloverfield Lane.

1:20:41 | Mar 9th, 2016

This week we dive head first into the new Ghostbusters trailer, a bunch of Disney and Zootopia talk, and a ton of movie news!
The Witch: A New-England Folktale

1:15:29 | Mar 3rd, 2016

Kent and Richard sit down for a little horror talk as well as some final thoughts on the Oscars and the state of comedy.
Rants & Raves: 2016 Oscars

52:56 | Feb 29th, 2016

Join us for our immediate thoughts on the 88th annual Academy Awards!
Zoolander 2

1:14:39 | Feb 24th, 2016

Yet another attempt at capitalizing off our love for a comedy of the past is here in the form of fashion guru Derek Zoolander. Join us as we attempt to justify the making of this film and the career path of Ben Stiller.

1:09:34 | Feb 17th, 2016

One of the biggest hits in recent memory comes in the form of vintage Ryan Reynolds with katanas. Join us this week for our discussion of Deadpool, as well as some Star Wars news!
Hail, Caesar!

1:11:49 | Feb 9th, 2016

Despite an odd release date, the Coen Brothers are back to doing what they do. Join us for an in-depth discussion on Hail, Caesar! as well as the filmography of George Clooney.
Making A Murderer

1:24:03 | Feb 3rd, 2016

This conversation is long overdue, but we have finally gotten around to discussing Netflix's critically-acclaimed documentary series Making A Murderer.
Rants & Raves: Best & Worst of 2015

2:02:35 | Jan 21st, 2016

We have finally arrived at the end of the year in cinema. Join us for a lengthy discussion on all the good and bad that 2015 had to offer in film.
The Big Short

1:07:18 | Jan 15th, 2016

Join us as we discuss the official Oscar nominations and our final film of the year The Big Short.
The Revenant

1:13:55 | Jan 13th, 2016

One of the most buzz-worthy films of 2015 is finally in wide release. Is this the year Leo takes home his long-overdue Oscar? Join us as we talk The Revenant, Star Wars news, and the Golden Globes.

30:03 | Jan 10th, 2016

Join us for a brief bonus discussion on the awards contender and surprise hit 'Room' starring Brie Larson.
The Hateful Eight

1:19:29 | Jan 6th, 2016

Quentin Tarantino is at it again, this time with a full ensemble in the much anticipated Hateful Eight. Join us as we go in depth and discuss the film, as well as the demise of a streaming service and some American Treasures.

47:49 | Jan 2nd, 2016

Today we take a little time away from the holiday weekend to discuss David O'Russell's newest collaboration with Jennifer Lawrence, Joy.

1:02:21 | Dec 31st, 2015

Now that the Star Wars hype has temporarily faded, we are in the beginning stages of our Oscar discussion. This week, we focus on Will Smith's controversial football drama Concussion.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (Part 2)

1:18:37 | Dec 22nd, 2015

Believe it or not, the Star Wars conversation is still ongoing. Today we bring you another hour of analysis of The Force Awakens with 2 very special guests!
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

1:31:17 | Dec 18th, 2015

The wait is over! The newest episode of the Star Wars franchise is now in theaters. Join us as we break down our initial thoughts in part 1 of our Force Awakens review.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

59:49 | Dec 17th, 2015

The final episode of our Star Wars flashback is here! Join us as we discuss Return of the Jedi and give our final thoughts before The Force Awakens hits theaters.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

53:59 | Dec 15th, 2015

We are only one review away from our final episode of our Star Wars Extravaganza as we discuss arguably the most beloved Star Wars film of them all, The Empire Strikes Back.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

55:55 | Dec 10th, 2015

Join us as we round out our retrospective of the Star Wars prequel trilogy with the epic conclusion Revenge of the Sith and look ahead to our final episodes of the marathon.

1:17:15 | Dec 8th, 2015

We take some time away from our Star Wars marathon to discuss the year's most critically-acclaimed drama Spotlight. We also discuss the highly controversial Batman V. Superman trailer.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

56:46 | Dec 5th, 2015

Episode number 3 of our Star Wars jamboree covers Episode 2: Attack of the Clones with a moderated debate of passionate fans.

1:32:01 | Dec 4th, 2015

We take a break from our Star Wars marathon to discuss one of 2015's most buzzed about films, the Rocky sequel/reboot Creed starring Michael B. Jordan. We also talk some movie news and American Treasures.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

1:14:55 | Dec 2nd, 2015

Our Star Wars marathon continues with a discussion of 1999's much-debated Episode 1: Phantom Menace.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

1:20:48 | Nov 25th, 2015

The conclusion to the wildly successful Hunger Games franchise has come and gone, and what a better time to talk all things Hunger Games? This week we wrap up the series by talking Mockingjay Part 2, and the trailer for Now You See Me 2!
Throwback! Rocky

1:18:42 | Nov 18th, 2015

This week we take the opportunity to discuss the 1976 classic Rocky as we anticipate the upcoming spinoff Creed. We also talks some movie news regarding Star Wars, Fast & Furious, and Jem and the Holograms

1:35:21 | Nov 11th, 2015

James Bond is back and with Sam Mendes as the helm once more. Join us as we welcome a special guest to discuss Spectre and the world of Bond. We also talk some SNL and TV news!
Crimson Peak

58:33 | Nov 4th, 2015

Join us this week for an in-depth discussion on all things Crimson Peak and Guillermo del Toro. We also talk some TV news in the first segment!
Steve Jobs

1:28:21 | Oct 28th, 2015

The long-awaited Aaron Sorkin-Danny Boyle collab is finally here as Michael Fassbender brings the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to the silver screen. We also talk some movie news regarding the Oscars!
Bridge of Spies

1:12:32 | Oct 20th, 2015

We're here for another episode this week as we discuss Steven Spielberg's latest collaboration with Tom Hanks Bridge of Spies. We also talks some Movie News and welcome a special guest!
Reacting To Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer #3

1:05:57 | Oct 19th, 2015

Kent and Brian sit down for yet another hour of Star Wars speculation prior to the release of The Force Awakens and after the final theatrical trailer release.
Rants & Raves: Fall 2015 TV Pilots

1:19:11 | Oct 14th, 2015

Our annual discussion on the state of network TV is finally here! Join us as we talk this year's offerings from CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox.

1:16:34 | Oct 14th, 2015

We double dip this week to bring you two episodes, the first of which we discuss the latest effort from Denis Villeneuve in drug cartel drama Sicario. We also induct some people into our hall of American Treasures!
The Martian

1:14:34 | Oct 6th, 2015

Ridley Scott is finally (hopefully) back in business with a surprise hit. Join us with a special guest this week as we discuss The Martian as well as, Michael Bay, Furious 8, and of course...Now You See Me.

1:15:56 | Sep 29th, 2015

Summer is officially over, so...avalanches! This week's discussion centers on Everest, underachievers, and Stephen Colbert
Black Mass

1:16:06 | Sep 23rd, 2015

Brian is all excited because Black Mass is finally here!! This week we go in-depth and talk Johnny Depp and Scott Cooper's collaboration, some stellar recommends and go over this year's Emmys.
The Visit

1:18:15 | Sep 15th, 2015

We finally get a chance to talk M. Night Shyamalan and his filmography, specifically in the context of his newest effort The Visit. We also talk a heavy dose of movie news and a little bit of Colbert!
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

1:14:38 | Sep 8th, 2015

Join us for our second Alex Gibney documentary discussion of the year as we dive into his informative look into the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. We also get Brian's #ForceFriday experience!
2015 Summer Recap Extravaganza

56:50 | Sep 2nd, 2015

Join us for a look back at some of the best and worst movies of the summer as well as a big helping of movie news, some thoughts on some films that deserved a mini-review, and our American Treasure nominees for September.
Straight Outta Compton

1:27:10 | Aug 17th, 2015

This week we discuss one of the surprise hits of 2015, the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton. We also talk some breaking Star Wars and Disney news.
Fantastic Four (2015)

1:10:18 | Aug 11th, 2015

Sometimes you can try really really hard, and things just don't go as planned. Thus is the case with Josh Trank and his Fantastic Four reboot. Join us for a rant-filled discussion of the film and some quality Weekly Recommends.