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Batman (Ben Affleck) sees a flying, alien, bug-looking dude in Gotham, so he gets Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) to help convince the Flash (Ezra Miller), Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and Aquaman to resurrect Superman (Henry Cavill). It's worse than it sounds. more

Nov 17, 2017 10:15 AM Film

Matt and Ryan talk about complicated mustaches and simplistic movies before celebrating the purge of sexual assailants in entertainment. BONUS SEGMENT: THE BOYS GOT A VOICEMAIL! more

Nov 11, 2017 11:42 AM Film

This new adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic is surprisingly unsurprising. Director Kenneth Branagh is a great Hercule Poirot, but overall, it is a competent tale competently told by exceptional performers given exceptionally little to do. more

Nov 10, 2017 9:54 AM Film

Matt and Ryan talk of the fantasy sci-fi shenanigans in Thor: Ragnarok more

Nov 3, 2017 11:08 AM Film

Matt and Ryan attempt to change the podcast format. Again. more

Nov 3, 2017 11:03 AM Film

Halloween is over when I say it is and get ready to cry, smell and watch a lot with this newsy roundup of film stuffs. more

Nov 3, 2017 11:01 AM Cutting Room

Read about a small sampling of amazing, talented, brilliant filmmakers who happen to not be straight white dudes. more

Nov 3, 2017 11:01 AM Film

Director Taika Waititi takes control over Thor (Chris Hemsworth) to gleefully strange effect. Jammed with far more comedy, insane visuals and Jeff Goldblum performing peak Goldbluming, this is the most entertaining film of the year so far. more

Nov 3, 2017 10:58 AM Film

Matt Damon plays a schlub in the late 1950s who gets embroiled in a murderous plot in this dark comedy that also tries to tackle the sins of racism. If you think that sounds like a weird combination that can't quite work, you're right. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:36 AM Film

A bevy of horror at The Alamo Drafthouse and a slew of events at Film Streams. When it comes to your autumn plans, consider your pumpkin stuffed! more

Oct 13, 2017 1:13 PM Cutting Room

The digital age is democratizing film, much to the dismay of some critics and filmmakers. more

Oct 13, 2017 1:13 PM Film

A Groundhog Day ripoff where a young woman has to solve her own death by getting murdered over and over again by a knife-wielding psycho in a baby mask. It's nowhere near as fun as that made it sound. more

Oct 13, 2017 1:12 PM Film

Matt and Ryan discuss board games, video games, and Blade Runner. Y'all, it's a great time to be a nerd. more

Oct 6, 2017 12:20 PM Film

30 years after the events of the original, K (Ryan Gosling) hunts down a secret that threatens to topple the human/android balance in a dystopian world that has a surprising amount of color and light. This sequel actually lives up to the classic. more

Oct 6, 2017 10:35 AM Film

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was a watershed moment in pop culture for gender equality. If only the movie had half the importance or energy of the real event... more

Oct 2, 2017 3:21 PM Film

Matt and Ryan discuss the Kingsman sequel and sundry tidbits. You know how they do. more

Sep 29, 2017 10:22 AM Film

This spy-heavy sequel sees the surviving members of the Kingsman travel to America, where they team up with Channing Tatum's cameo to fight against a drug kingpin played by Julianne Moore, which sounds more fun than it actually is. more

Sep 22, 2017 11:56 AM Film 1 Comments

Matt and Ryan talk about mother! and a bunch of other frustrating stuff. It's fun. But mostly only for Matt. more

Sep 15, 2017 12:57 PM Film

This allegorical, frustrating endeavor sees Jennifer Lawrence as a woman whose writer husband (Javier Bardem) invites people into their home and lives with catastrophic results. It's actually about much more than that, but I'm not supposed to say... more

Sep 15, 2017 12:49 PM Film

Matt and Ryan talk about "it." They also talk about the movie It. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:05 PM Film