In this special episode of FF+, Aaron and Patrick interview screenwriter of the “Back to the Future” trilogy, Bob Gale. Bob tells stories about the creation of the franchise and talks about some of the new special features present in the 35th Anniversary “Ultimate Trilogy” set releasing on October 20, 2020, for the first time ever in 4K.
This week on FF+, Caless Davis and Aaron react to the second pair of films from Amazon & Blumhouse’s partnership and also an Oscar-contending courtroom drama biopic from podcast favorite writer/director Aaron Sorkin.
This week on FF+, Caless Davis joins Aaron for reactions to three newly releasing films, two of which are part of a new Amazon/Blumhouse partnership and one that was a hit at 2020’s Sundance Film Festival and offers a unique perspective on the black teenage coming-of-age film.
This week we continue our Batman v Superman celebration by covering the first of three films centering on the blue boy scout himself, beginning with Richard Donner’s 1978 entry that set the tone for what an entire genre of film looks like today. We challenge ourselves to consider both this film’s value as a trend-setter and whether it holds up today.
In this special episode of FF+, Aaron, Caless, Don, and Patrick battle it out against each other by drafting 8 films each from 1999 across a range of different genre categories. This episode was live in our Facebook Discussion Group and members there will vote on who drafted the best overall slate of films from October 5-7.
* Game format inspired by Sean Fennessey at The Big Picture Podcast
In this special episode of FF+, Aaron and Patrick interview author of the 2014 book “Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation”, Blake J. Harris, and co-director of “Console Wars” the documentary film, Jonah Tulis.
Jacob Neff joins us to discuss our September Donor Pick winner in a month we aim to honor the late, great Robin Williams. Our conversation has us debating the merits of promoting artistry versus realism and wondering whether Professor Keating’s methods would be beneficial to all students, as well as trying to understand what makes this film such a beloved favorite for so many viewers.
“Black Label” is a special series that began during Black History Month 2020 where four Critics of Color sit down to discuss their love for movies. This special series highlights perspectives in film criticism that are vital to the culture because they are for the culture. In this episode, our round-table reconnects after a few months apart to celebrate the life of dearly departed King; Chadwick Boseman, discuss Disney’s brand of diversity, talk “New Mutants”, and reflect on good ole whitewashing problems
We discuss arguably the greatest Batman animated film of all-time, and one where the duality of Bruce Wayne/Batman is fully explored in addition to a uniquely sweet, impactful, and tragic romance for the character.
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Spoiler Review – 07:48