The Binge Movie Podcast: Ben-Hur | War Dogs | Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we start off with a lengthy analysis of the biggest film-world controversy in recent memory—The Birth of a Nation star/writer/director Nate Parker‘s recently-uncovered college past as an accused rapist—then review three new releases about outsider… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Pete’s Dragon | Florence Foster Jenkins | Miss Sharon Jones! | Little Men | Equity

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review five (five!) new releases about, let’s say…loss of innocence and disillusionment. Pete’s Dragon (8:13—28:40) | cast: Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban | screenplay: David Lowery,… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Suicide Squad | Don’t Think Twice | Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review three new releases that take heavy approaches to light subject matter. Suicide Squad (6:21—29:07) | cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jared Leto, Cara Delevingne | writer/director: David Ayer [Trailer]… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Best Movies of 2016 So Far

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we do a midyear check-in to count down our 10 favorite movies of 2016 so far before we head into prestige season. However abominable this year has been for celebrity deaths, political dystopia, and… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Absolutely Fabulous The Movie | Café Society | Lights Out | Breaking a Monster

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review four new releases about unhealthy attachments. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (9:14—19:44) | cast: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, Jane Horrocks | writer: Jennifer Saunders | director: Mandie Fletcher… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Ghostbusters (2016)

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On this episode of The Binge Movie Podcast, we’ve got just one movie on our minds. PICK OF THE WEEK! Ghostbusters | cast: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Neil Casey | writers: Katie Dippold, Paul Feig… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates | Hunt for the Wilderpeople | No Men Beyond This Point

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review three new releases about people clashing with institutions. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (5:25—14:42) | cast: Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Adam Devine, Aubrey Plaza, Stephen Root, Sugar Lyn Beard, Kumail… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The BFG | Swiss Army Man | Wiener-Dog | The Legend of Tarzan

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review four new releases about unlikely friendships and, uh…travel? The BFG (6:31—20:46) | cast: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall | screenplay: Melissa Mathison | director: Steven Spielberg… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Neon Demon | Tickled | Free State of Jones

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This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review three new releases about rebels who challenge fearsome, powerful institutions. The Neon Demon (4:12—19:39) | cast: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote, Keanu Reeves, Karl Glusman, Christina Hendricks | writers:… Continue Reading