The Binge Movie Podcast: Mary Poppins Returns | If Beale Street Could Talk (Guest: Ashley De La Torre)

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review two new releases about families facing adversity. They also welcome back fan-favorite guest host Ashley De La Torre! Mary Poppins Returns | cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters,… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Ben Is Back | Mary Queen of Scots | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review three new releases about fraught families. Ben Is Back | cast: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton | writer/director: Peter Hedges | verdict: Binge It! (Rebecca), Consume in Moderation (Jason)… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Favourite | Roma

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review two new releases about complex, intimate female relationships in the face of toxic masculinity.  Pick of the Week! The Favourite | cast: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn |… Continue Reading

The Binge Interview: Brady Corbet on Vox Lux, Imploding Empires, and His Soundtrack Master Plan

Doing a promotional interview can feel a bit like going on a first date: the nervousness, the preparation, the desperate hope that you’ll connect, have a good mutual rapport, and both walk away agreeing that neither said anything embarrassing and… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Widows | The Front Runner (Guest: Ashley De La Torre)

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review two new releases about power and privilege. They also welcome a special guest, Bay Area cultural critic Ashley De La Torre, for a wide-ranging discussion of the first film. Pick of the Week! Widows… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Boy Erased | Suspiria | Bohemian Rhapsody

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review three new releases about evolving into a more authentic identity. Boy Erased | cast: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joel Edgerton, Troye Sivan, Xavier Dolan | screenplay/director: Joel Edgerton | verdict: Consume… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Can You Ever Forgive Me? | Mid90s | Wildlife

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review three new releases about finding light in darkness and darkness in light. Pick of the Week! Can You Ever Forgive Me? | cast: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Jane Curtin |… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Halloween | Beautiful Boy | The Oath

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review three new releases about the fight to survive. Halloween | cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak | screenplay: David Gordon Green, Danny McBride | director: David Gordon Green | verdict: Consume… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Hate U Give | First Man | Tea with the Dames

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review three new releases about perseverance. Pick of the Week! The Hate U Give | cast: Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Regina Hall, Anthony Mackie, Common, Issa Rae, K.J. Apa, Algee Smith | screenplay: Audrey… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: A Star Is Born | The Old Man & the Gun | MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

On this episode, Rebecca and Jason review three new releases about myth versus reality. A Star Is Born | cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle | screenplay: Bradley Cooper, Eric Roth, Will Fetters |… Continue Reading