The Next Reel Film Podcast

When the movie ends, our conversation begins

The Next Reel Film Podcast

When the movie ends, our conversation begins

The Next Reel

The Edge of Seventeen

Just as the school year is starting to wind down, JJ and Steve take one more trip back to high school with 2016’s The Edge of Seventeen.

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For Whom The Bell Tolls

How involved was Hemingway in this production? Does Bergman have the same chemistry with Cooper that she did with Bogart? Does the adaption work? Tune in to this week’s show to hear these answers and more!

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu

You may or may not have a connection to the world of the pocket monsters affectionately called Pokémon, but this month The Film Board is following its new movie in theaters that seeks to sate the adorable appetites of fans young and old in Pokémon Detective Pikachu.

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Casablanca

How well do Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman work on screen together? Does Paul Henreid work as the other man? And how about that song? Tune in to this week’s show to hear us talk about these things and more.

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Chinese Puzzle

Did Cédric Klapisch need to return to Xavier and his story 10 years later? Is Xavier any better than he was last time? And how is everyone else? Tune in to this week’s show to get answers to these questions and more!

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Avengers: Endgame

Tony, Steve, Nat, Bruce, Thor, and the rest are up to show us how it goes down in Endgame. So Steve, JJ, and Pete are here to cry about it.

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Russian Dolls

Did ‘L’Auberge Espagnole’ need a followup? Why is Xavier so unlikeable? Do the elements that work balance with the elements that don’t?

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L’Auberge Espagnole

How well does Cédric Klapisch paint the world of study abroad programs? Why does Audrey Tautou get such prominent billing? And where do we sign up to join the Erasmus Programme?

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The Vanishing of Sidney Hall

This month Steve and JJ following the story of Sidney Hall, a young novelist who writes a book that impacts a generation and soon after, he disappears.

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A Star Is Born (2018)

How well do Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga do in recreating these roles? How does this version stack up to the previous three versions? Which did we like the most? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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