Ep 47: Nightmare Alley (R.2021)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-uhhng-11a5f24 A short, spoiler free review on Nightmare Alley followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, Kim Morgan is also credited for writing, based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham. It stars Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Ron Perlman, and DavidContinue reading “Ep 47: Nightmare Alley (R.2021)”

Ep 46: Hotel Cecil (R.2021) A REEL Crime Segment

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6mj7d-119dc30 In a special REEL Crime Segment, Kris explores the details of the Hotel Cecil, the history, and a disappearance that occurred there. The docuseries referenced is Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel released in 2021 Elisa Lam was a 21-year-old Canadian student at the University of British Columbia who went on aContinue reading “Ep 46: Hotel Cecil (R.2021) A REEL Crime Segment”

Ep 45: Archive 81 (R.2022-) TV Series

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-44vgr-11892fc A short, spoiler free review on Netflix series, Archive 81 followed by a post viewing discussion. Created by Rebecca Sonnenshine, starring Mamoudou Athie, Dina Shihabi, Evan Jonigkeit, Julia Chan, Ariana Neal, Matt McGorry, and Martin Donovan. An archivist hired to restore a collection of tapes finds himself reconstructing the work of a filmmaker andContinue reading “Ep 45: Archive 81 (R.2022-) TV Series”

Ep 44: Being the Ricardos (R.2021)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fmgid-1180519 A short, spoiler free review on Being the Ricardos, followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Aron Sorkin, starring Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, and Alia Shawkat. This film takes place during a production week of I Love Lucy in which they face a crisis thatContinue reading “Ep 44: Being the Ricardos (R.2021)”

Ep 43: The Unforgivable (R.2021)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ifczb-117ed2d A short, spoiler free review on Netflix Original film, The Unforgivable, followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by Nora Fingscheidt, starring Sandra Bullock, Richard Thomas, Linda Emond, Jon Bernthal, Viola Davis, Aisling Franciosi, and Vincent D’Onofrio. A woman recently released from prison after serving 20 years for a violent crime, returns to aContinue reading “Ep 43: The Unforgivable (R.2021)”