Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 90 – When Should Franchises Be Terminated?

With news of the next Terminator movie losing its release date, the future of the franchise looks uncertain. Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark discuss whether this is a good or a bad thing, among other topics: Why does every franchise need to continue infinitely? Are there any franchises that are okay to keep going on and on? Make sure to subscribe to […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 89 – Alan Rickman as Severus Snape, w/Lizzie Keiper

Craig Hamilton talks to Harry Potter expert Lizzie Keiper of The Leaky Cauldron about the tragic passing of Alan Rickman, and his memorable 8-film performance as the scourge of Hogwarts, Severus Snape. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 89

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 86 – Oscar Seasoning (January 15)

Oscar nominations have been announced, so it’s about time for Ben Flanagan and Craig Hamilton to weigh in with their thoughts and analysis! They discuss snubs and the state of the Oscar race going forward! Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 86

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 83 – Joy (No Spoilers)

Ben Flanagan and Graham Flanagan discuss the latest collaboration between David O. Russell and Jennifer Lawrence, Joy. The film has not caught fire with critics the way their previous collaborations did, but is the film recommendable? Is there a chance critics are wrong? Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 81 – Sicario (No Spoilers)

With Sicario hitting blu ray and digital rental today, Craig Hamilton and Ben Stark thought it’d be a good idea to discuss this highly recommendable movie by Denis Villeneuve. The guys discuss the film’s tone, politics, cinematography, and much more. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 76 – Return of the Jedi (Spoilers)

The final confrontation unfolds as Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark discuss the ending to George Lucas’ original Star Wars saga, and the prelude to this weekend’s big release. How does the film compare to Empire Strikes Back? How does it tie things up? Are the Ewoks really all that bad? Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 74 – Oscar Seasoning (December 11)

Now that Golden Globe nominations have been announced, Oscar season is in full swing. Ben Flanagan and Craig Hamilton begin what will hopefully be an ongoing series of discussions about the current Oscar climate and the state of the race. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 72 – Attack of the Clones (Spoilers)

Ben Stark and Craig Hamilton continue the road to The Force Awakens with the second installment in George Lucas’ troubled prequel trilogy. Is this film a step up from Phantom Menace? Is it a step down? Are its revolutionary tech advancements a help to the film? Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 70 – What’s the big deal about Star Wars?

Ben Stark welcomes back Franco Asmaeil to discuss Star Wars from the perspective of a non-fan. Why is this franchise so beloved? How has a single sci-fi movie become bigger than its entire medium? What does the proliferation of Star Wars films mean for the future of Hollywood? Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 67 – The Phantom Menace (Spoilers)

Ben Stark and Matt Scalici dare tread into prequel territory as they discuss George Lucas’ 1999 return to his Star Wars saga. They talk about anticipating the film during its release, what went wrong, what went right, and what it all means for The Force Awakens. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 65 – The Current State of Comic Book Movies

With the looming Marvel/DC war between Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War, Ben Stark talks to special guest Allen Drago about the current state of comic book movies, why they’re so appealing, and which brand has the advantage. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 62 – The Empire Strikes Back (Spoilers)

Ben Stark and Craig Hamilton continue the road to The Force Awakens with a discussion of the original trilogy’s dark middle chapter. The guys talk about the film’s effectiveness as a stand-alone movie, its relationship to the first film, and the particulars of exactly how much time passes during Luke’s training. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 58 – James Bond Hype!

Ben Stark and Ben Flanagan anticipate the newest James Bond film, Spectre, by discussing their favorite elements of 007 films. From the best Bond actor, to potential villains, to best Bond directors, the guys go in-depth on one of cinema’s most enduring icons. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 56 – The Force Awakens Trailer Debut on Monday Night Football

Graham Flanagan and Matt Scalici keep the Star Wars hype awakened with a discussion of the brand new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The new trailer debuted on Monday Night Football on October 19, and has the geek world – and the mainstream world – abuzz. How did the trailer affect Graham and Matt’s anticipation for the film? Tune in and […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 54 – They’re re-casting John McClane.

Today, the news dropped that Len Wiseman would be developing a Die Hard prequel that will feature a young John McClane and “show how he became a die hard kind of guy.” This is troubling indeed, so Ben Stark and Ben Flanagan had to talk about this news and the franchise as a whole. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 53 – Early Review for Bridge of Spies (No Spoilers)

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We have a surprise for our listeners! Graham Flanagan sits down with his colleague Arielle Berger to discuss her reactions to a very early screening of Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies. Tune in and see what they have to say! Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 53

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 52 – What’s So Scary About Horror Movies?

It’s the Halloween season, so horror novices Ben Stark and Ben Flanagan discuss what they look for in a horror film, what elements of a film they find most scary, and which filmmakers flourish in the genre. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 52

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 51 – The Star Wars Hype Awakens

In about 3 months, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will arrive in theaters. The deluge of trailers, toys, and various product tie-ins have begun, so Craig Hamilton and Ben Stark talk about their relationship to the franchise, their anticipation of the film, and the current cultural climate when it comes to what has to be the most buzzed-about movie of 2015. Make sure to […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 49 – The Jungle Book and Other Live-Action Remakes of Disney Animation

Graham Flanagan and Ben Stark talk about the new trailer for Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book and discuss the ongoing trend of Disney filming live-action remakes of their animated feature films. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 49

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Film Nerds Unlimited – Issue 47: The Double-Edged Katana of Tarantino’s Ego

Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark talk about a recent Vulture interview with Lane Brown (not Lane Butler), in which master filmmaker Quentin Tarantino showcases his trademark swagger, and attempt to analyze how this swagger relates to Tarantino’s filmography. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 47

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 46 – Colin Trevorrow is directing Star Wars 9

Lots of news came out of Disney’s big D23 convention, but one of the biggest bits was the announcement that Colin Trevorrow, director of Jurassic World, would direct the 9th “episode” in the ongoing Star Wars saga after JJ Abrams and Rian Johnson deliver their entries. Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark discuss the decision, what it says about the future of Star Wars movies, what it says […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 45 – On the Waterfront (Spoilers)

Ben Stark continues his journey through his 2015 Shelf of Shame with Elia Kazan’s classic, On the Waterfront. Tune in as he discusses the film with Craig Hamilton. Topics covered include the film’s legendary performance(s), Leonard Bernstein’s score, the movie’s Oscar scorecard, and other notable Kazan works. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 43 – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (Spoilers)

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Tom Cruise fanboys Ben Stark and Ben Flanagan spend a tremendous amount of time gushing about the newest entry in the Mission: Impossible series. They discuss Chris McQuarrie’s contributions to the series, newcomer Rebecca Ferguson, the relationship of Cruise’s star image to the character of Ethan Hunt, and the film’s place in its franchise and in the 2015 Summer Movie Season. Make sure to subscribe […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 42 – Is Tom Cruise Our Greatest Working Action Star?

On the eve of release for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark discuss a surprisingly staggering notion: Tom Cruise is the best action star working in movies today. With the waning careers of Schwarzenegger and Willis, and the middling quality of films starring The Rock or Vin Diesel, it seems like Cruise is the clear king of the action mountain. Listen […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 40 – Tarantino Hires Ennio Morricone for The Hateful Eight

One of the big news items for fans of movie scores coming out of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was the reveal that master composer Ennio Morricone (The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly) would be scoring Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming The Hateful Eight. As huge fans of both Morricone and Tarantino, Graham Flanagan and Matt Scalici talk about this news, what it means for […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 39 – San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Movie Reactions

It was a big year at San Diego Comic-Con for movies, especially those from DC and Warner Brothers. Neither Ben Flanagan nor Ben Stark attended Comic-Con, but both have internet access and, therefore, have valid and firmly held opinions about all of SDCC’s goings-on. *Note: The guys totally failed to mention the Hateful Eight panel, which warrants a full podcast discussion of its own. That very […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 38 – Are 1974-1976 the best “Best Picture” years ever?

What is the best “Best Picture” year ever? That’s the kind of question that gets tossed around a lot in the corporate offices of FilmNerds.com, so Craig Hamilton and Ben Stark decided to address it. Very quickly the answer got whittled down to a very narrow set of years, and then the conversation became much tougher: Figuring out which was a better Best Picture […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 36 – The Wolfpack (Spoilers)

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Graham Flanagan is joined by Aspect Radio co-host and ArtsBHAM contributor Corey Craft to discuss the Sundance documentary The Wolfpack, about a group of home-schooled teens that see the world primarily through the lens of re-enacted movies. Graham and Corey were able to catch the film during Corey’s recent visit to New York, but the film is also hitting festivals and theaters nationwide. […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 35 – Are Pixar Movies Really For Kids Anymore?

Ben Flanagan and Matt Scalici are both shaken by the emotional experience of watching Pixar’s latest, Inside Out, and discuss the animation studio’s approach to making films that appeal to both children and adults. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 35

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 33 – James Horner

Ben Flanagan and Graham Flanagan remember the composer James Horner, who died on June 23. They discuss classic Horner scores from Braveheart, Titanic, Aliens, and many others. All the Film Nerds are grieving the loss of Horner, but Ben and Graham bring a personal perspective to a composer who was so prolific during many of our developmental years. Make sure to subscribe to […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 32 – Inside Out (Spoilers)

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Franco Asmaeil of the podcast Dawn of the Dad joins Ben Stark for a discussion of Pixar’s latest critical and financial hit, Inside Out. They begin with a brief discussion of the short attached to the film, Lava, and continue on to talk about art history, tears, and death being preferable to being forgotten. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 31 – Jurassic World (Spoilers)

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WARNING: There are some cell connection issues at times. If they come up, relax! It’s only for a little bit and is marginally inconsequential. Ben Stark talks to Ben Flanagan, Matt Scalici, and Craig Hamilton about 2015’s latest smash hit, Jurassic World. The long-developing sequel summons some strong opinions from a few of the Nerds, and between the three conversations, every possible angle of […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 30B – Graham Flanagan’s Shelf of Shame

Graham Flanagan takes a break from his Cuban vacation to commend Craig and Morgan on their Shelves of Shame. In the process, he asks important questions about what it means to be a Film Nerd, the logistics of trans-Caribbean trolling, and the true definition of the term “jake ace”. The staff of FilmNerds.com apologize for this. Make sure to subscribe to […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 30 – Craig and Morgan’s Shelves of Shame

Craig Hamilton and special guest Morgan Gargis talk about a FilmNerds.com tradition: The dreaded Shelf of Shame, or the list of movies we all, as movie buffs, really should have seen by now. Everyone has their own Shelf of Shame, so don’t judge Craig and Morgan too harshly… Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 29 – Anticipating Batman v Superman and DC Films

Craig Hamilton and special guest Morgan Gargis discuss the prospects of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the DC cinematic universe in general, and what Warner Brothers should do to make their films successful. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 29

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 25 – Are Fifth Movies Always Bad?

Ben Stark has a long and rambling conversation with Ben Flanagan about the rare case of a fifth movie in an ongoing franchise. Is Rocky V the high water mark? If so, is Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation doomed? Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 25

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 24 – Superhero Movie Casting

Craig Hamilton and Ben Stark discuss casting in superhero movies, from the spot-on casting of Marvel Studios, to the creative casting of the X-Men and Batman films, to the arguably worse casting decisions in superhero movie history. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 24

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 23 – The Rise & Fall of Sylvester Stallone

In celebration of the return of Back to the Movies, Matt Scalici talks to Ben Stark about the oddity that is Rhinestone, and the bizarre career that made the film possible: That of action movie superstar and comedy movie wannabe Sylvester Stallone. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! Click […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 22 – Tomorrowland (Spoilers)

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Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark go in-depth on Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, which didn’t set the box office on fire in its release weekend, and currently has a “Rotten” designation on RottenTomatoes.com… Is the movie bad? Is it worth talking about? Is it saying anything worth thinking about? Touch the pin and find out. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 21 – Pros and Cons of Mystery Box Movie Marketing

Movie marketing is a topic that has come up on FNU before, but the recent strategy for Tomorrowland has spurred on a conversation between Ben Flanagan and Ben Stark about whether or not a “mystery box” approach is a wise movie for studios and for the filmmakers that studios employ. How much marketing power should a filmmaker be given? How much […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 19 – Simon Pegg’s Indictment of Blockbusters

This week, Simon Pegg made comments suggesting that geek culture in mainstream film was dumbing down audiences, and Damon Lindelof admitted a disinterest in working on an “unoriginal” franchise like Star Wars. These comments, combined with the usual “popcorn movie malaise” that can set in for many film fans in the Summer, sparked the ire of Matt Scalici, and Ben […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 16 – Mad Max: Fury Road (Spoilers)

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Ben Stark talks to Graham Flanagan about the highly anticipated and highly acclaimed action epic Mad Max: Fury Road. Matt Scalici hops in to add his thoughts on this weird and unlikely summer blockbuster. Beware: Spoilers abound! Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below!   Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 16

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 15 – Summer 2015 Box Office Preview, Part I (May-June)

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Dawn of the Dad’s Franco Asmaeil and Ben Stark go in-depth on Summer 2015, talking about the big movies of the season and trying their best to guess which will be the money-makers and which will be flops. Will Avengers: Age of Ultron stay on track? Will Jurassic World be a Green Lantern-level flop? Will this weekend’s Mad Max: Fury Road make a stand for R-rated action movies? Make sure […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 11 – You can’t get rid of The Babadook

Francesca Scalici and Ben Stark discuss Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook, recently added to Netflix Instant. They give their opinion on the film, its meaning, and its representation of parenthood, among other things. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below!   Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 11

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 10 – Getting Hyped for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron

This Friday, the second “phase” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe culminates in Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Matt Scalici and Ben Stark assemble to talk about their favorite Marvel movies, psychoanalyze their Marvel nerdiness, and address various other bits of Marvel business. It’s Avengers week. ‘NUFF SAID. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below! […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 9 – Will The Visit be Shyamalan’s return to glory?

The trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit dropped last week, and while Matt Scalici is skeptical, Graham Flanagan sees an opportunity for M. Night Shyamalan to shine up a career that some Film Nerds might consider tarnished. Make sure to subscribe to our brand new podcast on iTunes or listen in the audio player below!   Click Here to Download: Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 9

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 2 – Blade Runner 2 Casting / Oscars 1957

Welcome back to Film Nerds Unlimited, our new podcast series from the FilmNerds crew in which we discuss, argue about, and rant with each other on the movie-related topics that we’ve been thinking about lately. In the latest “issue” of our new Film Nerds Unlimited podcast series, Ben Flanagan reacts to the news of Ryan Gosling being cast in the Blade […]

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Film Nerds Unlimited: Issue 1 – Summer Movie Seasons / The Force Awakens Trailer

Greetings, Nerds! Welcome to Film Nerds Unlimited, a brand new podcast series from the FilmNerds crew in which we discuss, argue about, and rant with each other on the movie-related topics that we’ve been thinking about lately. What, you may be asking, makes it different than our previous podcasting ventures? Well, for one thing, we’re doing it! Thanks in large […]

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Baseball Movies: From ‘Major League’ to ‘Moneyball,’ here’s the true hall of fame

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AL.com Birmingham news manager and deliriously hapless Chicago Cubs fan Alex Walsh joins “Aspect Radio” co-host Ben Flanagan to explore the best examples of the baseball movie genre, as we list each of our top three favorite films set on or around a diamond. Warning: We will leave out a couple that we know you hold near and dear to […]

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Shelf of Shame: Comedy Edition – Withnail & I (1987)

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WITHNAIL & I (1987) Bruce Robinson’s crudely shot but deeply personal meditation on friendship and alcoholism follows a pair of unemployed actors living in squalor and taking an impromptu trip to the English countryside to continue an ongoing avoidance of any actual responsibility. Richard E. Grant (in his film debut) stars as the troubled and self-absorbed Withnail with an at-first […]

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Cinematrimony – Guardians of the Galaxy

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Matt and Francesca Scalici return with another episode of Cinematrimony. This time, Matt and Francesca discuss Marvel’s latest comic book adaptation Guardians of the Galaxy. Does the movie exceed Matt’s fanboy hype? Does it play well with notoriously anti-superhero Francesca? Matt and Francesca discuss this and more in this episode of Cinematrimony. Click Here to Download: Cinematrimony – Guardians of […]

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Cinematrimony – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Matt and Francesca Scalici return with another episode of Cinematrimony. This time, Matt and Francesca discuss Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the latest edition of the sci-fi reboot franchise. Matt was thrilled with the first film in this new imagining of Rod Serling’s bizarre sci-fi tale but will Francesca come around after this heavily-praised sequel? Matt and Francesca […]

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Shelf of Shame: Comedy Edition – Midnight Run (1988)

MIDNIGHT RUN (1988) Martin Brest’s road action/comedy marks the first essential film in this 10-part comedy series thanks to a deft script loaded with memorable action and dialogue delivered by pros in their absolute primes. Robert De Niro obviously still had about a decade of brilliant work in him, this on the cusp of “Goodfellas” and “Awakenings.” As no-nonsense, world-weary […]

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Shelf of Shame: Comedy Edition – Silver Streak (1976)

SILVER STREAK (1976) Fun action/comedy blending exciting set pieces. Mostly a showcase for Gene Wilder, especially during the first hour when it goes for more of a Hitchcockian vibe. Richard Pryor only comes more than an hour into it, when it drifts almost entirely into pure action territory. Hops from light romance to mistaken identity thriller to disaster movie blockbuster […]

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Gordon Willis, 1931-2014

Arguably the greatest cinematographer ever, Gordon Willis passed away at 82 on Sunday. He shot the entire “Godfather” trilogy, “All the President’s Men” and every Woody Allen movie from 1977-1985, a run that included “Annie Hall” and perhaps his greatest work “Manhattan” (above). Read this tribute and take a look at some of my favorite Willis images.

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Cinematrimony – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Matt and Francesca Scalici return with another episode of Cinematrimony. This time, Matt and Francesca discuss Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Does the latest offering from the Marvel universe overcome Francesca’s inherent boredom with the superhero genre? Matt and Francesca discuss this and more in this episode of Cinematrimony. Click Here to Download: Cinematrimony – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Cinematrimony – Grand Budapest Hotel

Matt and Francesca Scalici return with another episode of Cinematrimony. This time, Matt and Francesca discuss Wes Anderson’s latest colorful quirky drama Grand Budapest Hotel. How does it stack up to the rest of Anderson’s long line of offerings? Matt and Francesca discuss this and more in this episode of Cinematrimony. Click Here to Download: Cinematrimony – Grand Budapest Hotel

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Back to the Movies 1984 | No. 49: Oh, God! You Devil!

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Note: Back to the Movies is a special feature on the FilmNerds blog in which Matt Scalici will be watching the Top 50 highest-grossing movies of 1984 in order from 50 to 1.

The next film on my list forced me to confront a problem inherent to doing a project like this, yet somehow one I managed to avoid during my cinematic voyage through 1983. What do you do in a project like this when you encounter a sequel to a movie you haven’t seen? Do I add to my workload by forcing myself to watch the film’s predecessors in order to add the context I need to truly appreciate the movie?

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The List of Lists

“We’re all going to die some day.” The morbid thought above is what motivated me to start using my IMDb app to log every single movie I’d like to see from every year that cinema has existed. This was two years ago, and after hopping over to Letterboxd to house my myriad of “To See” lists, I’ve found myself on […]

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