Movie Reviews

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #299: Kong: Skull Island

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‘Twas character development that killed the beast. We review Kong: Skull Island.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:00:54) Film Discussion
(00:30:13) Final Rating
(00:34:31) Film Recommendations

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #292: The Lego Batman Movie

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Since we don’t know when we might get another Batman movie, we have to settle for the fun-filled world of Lego. The Lego Batman movie adds Michael Cera (Robin) and Zack Galifianakis (Joker) along with Will Arnett’s Batman, with some pleasant surprises along the way.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:12) Film Discussion
(00:17:58) Final Rating
(00:21:32) Film Recommendations

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #282: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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Another year, another Star Wars film! This week we talk Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the latest film from Gareth Edwards, and there’s even less Godzilla in this film!

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:21) Film Discussion
(00:40:57) Final Rating
(00:45:15) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #272: Interviews with Radio Brendoman and Unpop Podcast

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Recorded live at the 2016 LA Podcast Festival, we sit and chat with Brendan Creecy & Phil Vecchio of the Radio Brendoman podcast and Brock Powell & Curtis Waugh of the Unpop podcast.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:02:41) Interview with Radio Brendoman
(00:39:36) Interview with UnPOP Podcast

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #269: Interviews with Jay Larson & Neil T. Weakley

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Recorded live at the 2016 LA Podcast Festival, we sit and chat with Jay Larson and Neil T. Weakley.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:02:03) Interview with Jay Larson
(00:16:15) Interview with Neil T. Weakley

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #267: Interviews with Jonny Loquasto & DC Pierson

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Recorded live at the 2016 LA Podcast Festival, we speak to some great comedians (and more!) Jonny Loquasto and DC Pierson.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:02:04) Interview with Jonny Loquasto
(00:19:13) Interview with DC Pierson

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #266: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

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The first Jack Reacher was not the biggest hit at the box office, but it gained some respectable numbers and even a few fans. Tom Cruise returns in the role in the sequel, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
(We apologize for some audio issues with this episode.)

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:00:47) Film Discussion
(00:26:30) Final Rating
(00:32:19) Film Recommendations
(00:29:10) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #264: The Accountant

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This week we review The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck and directed by Gavin O’Connor.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:00:45) Film Discussion
(00:24:46) Final Rating
(00:27:15) Film Recommendations
(00:29:10) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #259: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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Tim Burton films range from classic to his Planet of the Apes remake, but when he comes out with a film it always generates a lot of buzz. This week we review Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, based on the young adult dark fantasy novel of the same name.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:01:00) Film Discussion
(00:24:23) Final Rating
(00:26:56) Film Recommendations
(00:28:29) Spoiler Talk

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #256: Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary

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We are back from the 2016 Los Angeles Podcast Festival, and on this edition of The Screen Watchers Guild we discuss Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary. The film is a labor of love from Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini, who also founded the festival along with Dave Anthony.

(00:00:00) Intro
(00:00:46) LA Podcast Festival Discussion
(00:05:16) Film Discussion
(00:14:15) Final Rating
(00:18:05) Film Recommendations
(00:29:57) Spoiler Talk