The Binge Movie Podcast: Lion | Miss Sloane | Office Christmas Party

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca review three new releases about the power of perseverance. Lion (8:46—19:24) | cast: Sunny Pawar, Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Rooney Mara | screenplay: Luke Davies | director: Garth… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Moana | Jackie | Things to Come

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca review three terrific new releases about female protagonists forging new identities in the wake of loss and upheaval. Moana (20:07—38:49) | voice cast: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison,… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Nocturnal Animals | Elle | Manchester by the Sea | The Edge of Seventeen

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca set a record: for the first time in over 50 episodes, all four movies earn their highest rating of Binge It! That’s right, every movie is their Pick of the Week… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Arrival | Loving | The Love Witch

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca engage in some grief-stricken dumbstruck muttering about the results of the presidential election, then review three new releases about the struggle to communicate and say what really matters. PICK OF… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Doctor Strange | Trolls | Gimme Danger | Tower

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca review four new releases about creatures and circumstances that transcend human understanding. We’re joined by Jason’s long-suffering husband and in-house Marvel expert Scott Ward for the first movie! Doctor Strange (9:56—31:27) |… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Handmaiden | Aquarius | Being 17

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca review three new releases about relationships that aren’t necessarily how they appear on the surface. PICK OF THE WEEK! The Handmaiden (14:34—31:44) | cast: Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo, Jo Jin-woong |… Continue Reading

The Binge Interview: Barry Jenkins on “Moonlight,” Masculinity, and Making the Year’s Most Vital Movie

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, I have the pleasure of sitting down for a chat with Barry Jenkins, screenwriter/director of the profound new drama Moonlight. Based on an unpublished play by Tarell Alvin McRaney, set and shot in the… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Accountant | Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review two new releases about protagonists who’ve lived many lives and don’t shy away from an awkward moment. The Accountant (10:47—25:55) | cast: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, Jon Bernthal, J.K. Simmons, John Lithgow,… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Birth of a Nation | The Girl on the Train | American Honey | Denial

On this week’s welcome-back episode of The Binge Movie Podcast, we review four new releases about bondage and purpose. The Birth of a Nation (7:59—28:20) | cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley, Gabrielle… Continue Reading

Binging the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival

Guys, I had the privilege of attending the 41st Toronto International Film Festival from September 7-18. It was my third consecutive year in attendance, and as far as the movies were concerned, let’s just say the third time was the charm.… Continue Reading