This week on the The Collider Podcast, we're discussing A Wrinkle in Time. We talk about the film's strengths, its weaknesses, how those weaknesses shouldn't cause people to skip the film entirely, what it means to have a movie with a young African-American woman directed by an African-American woman, and much more. We finish up with a new installment of Recently Watched.
This week on the The Collider Podcast, we've got a packed show. We start off with a post-mortem on last Sunday's Oscars where we discuss the winners and the ceremony. Then we move on to predicting what 2018 movies might show up at the 2019 Oscars. We then move on to answering from reader questions that came in via Twitter. Then we finish up with a reader hot take and Recently Watched.
This week on a bonus episode of The Collider Podcast, we're going all in on our predictions for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. We run through every single category starting with the shorts, moving through the special categories, then technical categories, then performances, and finally Best Director and Best Picture. We discuss why this year is so difficult to predict, why it might not be a good night for Dunkirk, why Roger Deakins may finally win an Oscar, and much more.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're talking about Annihilation. The first half of the episode is spoiler-free as we give our general thoughts about the movie, why Paramount dumped it, if the film could have been a hit like Arrival, what this release strategy means for future sci-fi movies, and more. Then in the second half we shift into spoiler talk by digging into the ending, the symbolism, and much more. We finish up with a new edition of Recently Watched.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're talking about Black Panther. We talk about the film's various strengths, the rich themes woven into the story, the meteoric rise of director Ryan Coogler, the incredible villain, how it compares to other Marvel movies (there are more than a few insults lobbed at Doctor Strange), how Marvel movies changed after the dissolution of the story group, what Black Panther means for the future of the MCU and for blockbusters in general, and more. We finish up with a new installment of Recently Watched.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're talking about the films of Guillermo del Toro and Paul Thomas Anderson now that their latest movies, The Shape of Water and Phantom Thread, respectively, are in wide release. The first half of the show is devoted to the films of del Toro and how he has struggled and persevered as an artist both in his indie films and working within the Hollywood system. Then we move on to Anderson and discuss how radically his artistry has changed over the course of two decades and the bizarre strain of humor running through most of his filmography.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we kick things off by talking about the new Solo trailer, how it looks, our reservations about the upcoming sequel, and more. Then we dive into the trailers that were shown during the Super Bowl, why the one for Mission: Impossible - Fallout was the best, why Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom looks terrible, and more. Then we move into some spoilery territory by discussing The Cloverfield Paradox, what its release means for distribution, how it fits into the larger Cloverfield franchise, and more. Finally, we finish up with reader hot takes and Recently Watched.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're covering two topics. First up, we look back at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, talk about how it was kind of a mediocre year for the fest, some of the standout movies, the disappointments, and more. Then we move on to talking about the Oscar nominations, the snubs, the surprises, and the state of the race. We finish up with a reader hot take regarding Lucky Number Slevin which leads us to just start talking about Josh Hartnett's career.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're looking ahead at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. We briefly discuss how Sundance compares to other film festivals before we each run down our most-anticipated movies of this year's fest. We finish up with a new installment of "Recently Watched."
On a bonus episode of The Collider Podcast, we're looking ahead at the movies of 2018. This is a massive episode where we go through the entire calendar looking at all the wide release movies along with a few indies and films that still don't have a release date. We finish up by noting our most-anticipated movie of the year as well as our prediction for which movie will be #1 at the box office. As a side note, we recorded this on Wednesday, and on Thursday, Fox jumbled up their release calendar.
This week on The Collider Podcast, we're looking at the best films of 2017. We run through our various Top 10 lists, why we selected various movies, and comment on each other's choices. Then we move on to reader hot takes before closing out with our new segment, "Recently Watched", which is a bit different from recommendations. Before, we felt constrained to talk about something we would recommend, and now we're free to just comment on new things we've seen or stuff we've re-watched.