Reel Crime

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Episode 133: God Complex - Films About A Greater Being

March 5th, 2020

On the 133rd episode of Reel Crime, we're taking a broad look at films that feature God or a story about a greater being. 

News this week:

Matt Reeves reveals the Batmobile from The Batman

Murray Bauman becomes a Stranger Things series regular

Featured review: 

Leigh Whannell's The Invisible Man

Episode 132: Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite

February 19th, 2020

The latest episode of Reel Crime is dedicated to Bong Joon-Ho's Oscar winning feature film, Parasite. We talk about the importance of this movie and how its crossover appeal will effect Asian cinema.

Suggested Viewing: VFW

In the News:

The New BSG will be part of the SyFy Continuity

 

Episode 131: Film Favs By Female Directors

February 14th, 2020

With female directors not always receiving their due, we take a look at some of our favorite films by women. Check out episode 131 of Reel Crime! 

News this week:

The first footage of Robert Pattinson as Batman

The latest James Bond theme song premieres

 

Suggested viewing:

Horse Girl

Episode 130: The Decade’s Best

November 14th, 2019

This week we start our end of year episodes with a recap of some of our favorite films of the last decade. 

News this week:

Andy Serkis confirmed as Alfred in The Batman

Details on the Obi-Wan event series revealed

 

New releases:

The Irishman - Reviewed

The Mandalorian Chapter One - Reviewed

Episode 129: The Devil’s Night Special 2019

October 31st, 2019

We're back with another Halloween show. This week we're touching base again on some of our favorite devilish films just in time for the big holiday!

News this week:

Game of Thrones show runners quit Star Wars trilogy

Jeffrey Wright is officially Jim Gordon

Green Lantern gets the green light at HBO Max

 

Related content:

The Omen reviewed

Episode 128: Halloween Special: The Psycho Film Franchise

October 23rd, 2019

On this week's episode we talk the chronology of the Psycho film series starring Anthony Perkins!! From the Hitchcock classic to the made for Showtime sequel, it's all Norman and Mother this week on Reel Crime. 

News this week:

Watchmen is the biggest cable opener of 2019

James Wan directing new horror for 2020

Related:

31 Days of Hell: Psycho II reviewed 

 

Episode 127: The Rainbow Connection - Jim Henson

October 2nd, 2019

This week: Andrea, Chris, Dana, and Mara sit down to discuss the works of Jim Henson and the effect he had on the film industry. 

News this week:

Jordan Peele signs a five year deal with Universal

Ghostbusters back in theaters for the 35th anniversary

Twin Peaks Season Four?

 

Suggested Viewings:

Rambo Last Blood

Episode 126: Blue Snaggletooth: All About Toys!!!

September 25th, 2019

This week: Rudy Garza Jr. joins us to talk about toy collecting, our favorite toys, and what toys are going to be hot again! We talk Star Wars, Transformers, GI Joe, and more! 

News this week:

Jeffrey Wright and Jonah Hill to join The Batman

Elm Street rights return to the Craven Estate

 

Netflix Now:

We Have Always Lived in this Castle - Reviewed

 

Toy talk starts at 00:20:00

Episode 125: Enter The Matrix

September 18th, 2019

This week, we're talking about the Wachowski's Matrix series. We also include the stunning animated anthology, The Animatrix. Take the red pill and join us as we travel down the rabbit hole. 

News this week: 

It Chapter 2 dominates the box office

Dan Aykroyd talks his Ghostbusters 3 return

Battlestar series planned for NBC's new streaming service called Peacock. 

 

In theaters:

Rob Zombie's 3 From Hell - Reviewed

 

Suggested viewings:

Star Trek: Discovery

Too Old to Die Young

 

Matrix discussion starts at 00:14:30

 

Episode 124: Full Retro Volume #2 - ’80s Comedy Films

September 11th, 2019

After a brief, late summer hiatus...Reel Crime is back with an episode on our favorite '80s comedy films! Join Chris, Mara, Trevor, and Liam on a new journey into some of the most hilarious films we've seen. 

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