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

Robin Hood: Men In Tights

Is Cary Elwes the perfect Robin Hood follow-up to Errol Flynn? How does this hold up to other films by Brooks? Is it timeless or dated? Tune in to this week’s show to hear these answers and more.

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Robin Hood (1991)

Why did this film get relegated to a TV release? How does it compare to other Hood tales? And why do Hood scholars love it so much? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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It Chapter Two

Will the sequel have the record-setting legs of its predecessor? Is It the greatest Stephen King thriller of all time? There’s a lot to talk about here as long as we’ve got the courage to fight the fear.

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2019-09-07 • The Saturday Matinée

Lars trains with arrows. Steve finds Birdemic. Variety: “… the rare comic-book movie that expresses what’s happening in the real world.” RogerEbert.com: “In mainstream movies today, ‘dark’ is just another flavor.” Jessica Biel destroys a camera with an arrow. TitularLines on Twitter.

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Does Kevin Costner kill it in the movie or does he just kill the movie? Can we get more Alan Rickman? And what’s up with all the witchcraft? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more.

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Robin and Marian

How effective are Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn as love interests? Why does the film end the way it does? And is Connery really going commando style? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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Destroyer

How does a film that is positioned for Oscar nominations fall off the radar so quickly? Is this a transformative performance from Nicole Kidman? Why can’t Sebastian Stan stay away from girls that are going to be trouble? We only do 1 show a month so why a hiatus? We might answer these questions on this month’s Trailer Rewind.

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Disney’s Robin Hood

How influential was this film on people’s impressions of the Robin Hood tale? Does the animation style hold up? How about the voice actors? Tune in to this week’s show to get these answers and more!

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette

The Film Board returns from hiatus this week and we figured that we’d welcome everyone back in by answering the question – “Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” now showing in theaters. The Richard Linklater film stars Cate Blanchett and is based on the book by Maria Semple.

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