New Podcast Up: Some Monkeying Around With Kiefer

New Podcast Up: Some Monkeying Around With Kiefer

We talk “12 Monkeys” the series and how it stacks up against the Terry Gilliam film. We also discuss the film “Forsaken” where father and son Sutherland show us that the old west is still pretty cool. And Roger makes a case for Kiefer running for president. You can find the episode here. Advertisements

New Podcast Up: “Logan in the Wasteland”

In this podcast episode, Richard and I discuss the film Logan starring Hugh Jackman.  We specifically talk about the black and white version that was released with some blu-ray copies.  Above all, what made the film work from a writer’s standpoint and what can writers learn from it?  We also discuss the dollar rental of the … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: A Single Groot

What made “Guardians 2” such a good film? Characters! We discuss the character driven story and specifically what Guardians 2 got right. What made Guardians 2 work from a writer’s perspective?  We also mourn the passing of Chris Cornell by talking about the film “Singles”, a 90’s film that defined the grunge era and cameoed … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Send the Executives to Hollows Grove

New Podcast Up: Send the Executives to Hollows Grove

We spend some considerable time in this episode ranting about Sony specifically, but basically we discuss the problems of executives side-lining writers on film projects. We also discuss the film “Hollows Grove”, a film not even Lance Henrikson could save. Find the episode here.

New Podcast Up: Everybody Was Kung Fu Farming

Richard Kutz and I absolutely love AMC’s Into the Badlands.  If you aren’t watching it right now, you should.  The writing is excellent, the world building is amazing and who doesn’t love farmers who know kung fu?  We also discuss a little known film that is close to our heart entitled Hunter/Prey.  The writing in this film … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Checking Out Demon Sharks

New Podcast Up: Checking Out Demon Sharks

In this episode, Richard and I discuss the amazing writing of Bates Motel, and how we think the departures from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho were smart and well-written.  We also discuss Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga and Nestor Carbonell, three actors who pulled off Emmy winning performances in this series.  We are sad to finally check out of the … Continue reading