Physicist Explains the Marvel Multiverse

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In this edition, listen as a real theoretical physicist explains the legit science behind Marvel multiverse that we will soon see unfold in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, listen as Kevin Smith provides an informative breakdown of the first trailer for Masters of the Universe: Revelation. And finally, watch The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtable discussion with TV comedy actresses such as Aidy Bryant (Shrill), Lena Waithe (Master of None), Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant), and more. Read More »

Luca Honest Trailer

Pixar’s new movie Luca (now streaming on Disney+) is a deceptively simple coming-of-age adventure in the Italian Riviera, but that’s partially what makes this delightful movie about blossoming summer friendships so magnificent. Even the Luca Honest Trailer doesn’t have too much to nitpick about, even though they do point out that the fish friends played by Jacob Tremblay and Jack Dylan Grazer essentially commit murder and genocide throughout the film. Read More »

Pixar Movies Around the World

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In this edition, see how the movies of Pixar Animation differ around the world, and it’s not just hearing your favorite characters in a different language. Plus, take a look at all the nostalgic elements of Netflix’s Fear Street 1994, the first in a new trilogy of horror movies on the streaming service. And finally, see how Quentin Tarantino fares in guessing old movies based on their VHS descriptions. Read More »

Making America: The Motion Picture

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In this edition, go behind the scenes of the animation in the historical satire America: The Motion Picture on Netflix. Plus, listen as Kevin Smith looks back on Silent Bob’s speech from Clerks and breaks down the making of the scene. And finally, find out how accurately pickpocketing has been represented in movies like Birds of Prey, Ocean’s 11, Now You See Me, Gangs of New York, and many more. Read More »

How The Falcon and The Winter Soldier Should Have Ended

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier already has a solid ending that not only gives us a worthy new Captain America in Sam Wilson, but it also lays the groundwork for some intriguing elements to come with John Walker, Sharon Carter, and Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine. But a new edition of How It Should Have Ended imagines a couple other paths the series could have taken, including one that brings Captain America back from that moon base at the perfect time.

See how The Falcon and The Winter Soldier should have ended below. Read More »

Willy Wonka 50th Anniversary Retrospective

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In this edition, listen as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory director Mel Stuart reflects on the making of the delicious movie for its 50th anniversary. Plus, see how The Birdcage compares to the 1978 film upon which it’s based, La Cage Aux Folles. And finally, watch a dramatic TV actors roundtable with Rege-Jean Page, Jonathan Majors, Chris Rock and more. Read More »

Ghostbusters Terror Dog Prop

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In this edition, get up close with one of the original stop-motion Terror Dog puppets from Ghostbusters in 1984. Plus, listen as The Avengers, Thor, and Loki star Tom Hiddleston takes a look back at various roles from his career, which includes much more than comic book movies. And finally, listen as legendary chef Wolfgang Puck breaks down restaurant scenes from movies like Ratatouille, Chef, and more. Read More »

VFX Artists React to Honey I Shrunk the Kids

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In this edition, see what the visual effects artists at Corridor Crew think of shrunken scenes in movies like Honey, Shrunk the Kids and Ant-Man. Plus, get a breakdown of the minefield scene from F9, the latest installment of the Fast and Furious saga. And finally, crack up with Kevin Hart as he messes up some takes from the family dramedy Fatherhood on Netflix. Read More »

Shang-Chi Trailer Easter Eggs

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In this edition, take a look at over five dozen Easter eggs, comic references, and callbacks from the latest trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Plus, listen as /Filmcast host David Chen digs into why fulfilling fan demand for “Justice for Han” in the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise is a big deal. And finally, watch as our own Peter Sciretta checks out the new Warner Bros. Studio Tour experience featuring Harry Potter and DC Comics movies. Read More »

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Conan O'Brien Says Farewell - Conan Final Episode

Conan O’Brien‘s late night talk show Conan came to an end last night on TBS. The series has been on the air since 2010, with a total of 11 seasons comprised of over 1,500 episodes. But the comedian’s tenure in late night television goes back nearly 20 more years when he took his position at the desk of Late Night with Conan O’Brien on NBC in 1993. So the last episode of Conan isn’t just the end of his most recent show, but a farewell to his entire run as a late night host. It’s a big deal, and you can watch clips from the final Conan episode below. Read More »