416 episodes

The Ringer dives into movies as Sean Fennessey sits down with Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers, breaks down the latest industry trends, handicaps the upcoming Oscars race, and reviews new films with Ringer colleagues like Shea Serrano, Amanda Dobbins, and Bill Simmons.

The Big Picture The Ringer

    • TV & Film

The Ringer dives into movies as Sean Fennessey sits down with Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers, breaks down the latest industry trends, handicaps the upcoming Oscars race, and reviews new films with Ringer colleagues like Shea Serrano, Amanda Dobbins, and Bill Simmons.

    Top 5 Movie Duos and Why ‘The Last Duel’ Rules

    Top 5 Movie Duos and Why ‘The Last Duel’ Rules

    We’re talking about ‘The Last Duel,’ the latest film from Ridley Scott and the first produced screenplay from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck since ‘Good Will Hunting.’ Thinking about Matt and Ben has us in the mood to celebrate movie duos, so Sean and Amanda drop some top 5s (1:00). Then, Sean talks to Todd Haynes about his new documentary, ‘The Velvet Underground’ (43:55).

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Guest: Todd Haynes
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Let’s Rank the Horror Franchises. Plus: ‘Halloween Kills.’

    Let’s Rank the Horror Franchises. Plus: ‘Halloween Kills.’

    Every year, Chris Ryan joins Sean to share his favorite horror flicks, break down the state of the genre, and spotlight a few under-the-radar gems. They also rank their favorite horror franchises and put Freddy, Jason, Michael Myers, Chucky, and more in their proper place (1:00). Then, filmmaker David Gordon Green comes to the show to discuss 'Halloween Kills' and his 'Exorcist' reboot (58:00).

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey 
    Guests: Chris Ryan and David Gordon Green
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 1 hr 27 min
    The 1998 Movie Draft: A Time for Betrayal

    The 1998 Movie Draft: A Time for Betrayal

    We are drafting again! Sean and Amanda are joined by Chris Ryan to pick their faves and foil their pals in another hotly contested draft over a delightful time in recent movie history: 1998 (23:43). Then, actor Fran Kranz sits down with Sean to discuss his impressive and powerful directorial debut, ‘Mass’ (1:24:00).

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Guests: Chris Ryan and Fran Kranz
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 2 hrs 9 min
    No Time to Die’ and Top Five James Bond Movies

    No Time to Die’ and Top Five James Bond Movies

    James Bond is back! After a nearly two-year delay, ‘No Time to Die’ finally arrives in theaters around the world. To celebrate, Sean and Amanda are joined by Chris Ryan to talk about the new film, Daniel Craig’s legacy as 007, and their top five favorite Bond films (47:00). Then, Sean welcomes ‘No Time to Die’ director Cary Joji Fukunaga to talk about becoming the first American to take on Bond and the unique challenges of shepherding a massive franchise film (1:22:00).

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Guests: Chris Ryan and Cary Joji Fukunaga
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 1 hr 52 min
    ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ and Top 5 Comic Book Movie Sequels

    ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ and Top 5 Comic Book Movie Sequels

    Eddie Brock and his alien symbiote pal are back in 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage,' a sequel to the surprise mega-hit from 2018. To break down the new 'Venom' movie and our favorite comic book movie sequels, Sean is joined by Van Lathan and Charles Holmes, aka The Midnight Boys (0:30). Then, Sean talks to 'Let There Be Carnage' director Andy Serkis, the acclaimed performance capture artist behind Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' films and a filmmaker in his own right (1:14:05).

    Host: Sean Fennessey
    Guests: Van Lathan, Charles Holmes, and Andy Serkis
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Top Five ‘Sopranos’ Episodes and ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ With David Chase

    Top Five ‘Sopranos’ Episodes and ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ With David Chase

    This weekend sees the release in theaters and streaming on HBO Max of ‘The Many Saints of Newark,’ a film prequel to David Chase’s medium-altering TV series. Justin Sayles, The Ringer’s resident Sopranosologist, joins the show to discuss the movie and his deep dive on every single episode in show history, including his top five picks (35:30). Then, ‘Sopranos’ creator and ‘Many Saints’ cowriter and producer Chase joins Sean to talk about the movie, his relationship to the show now, and a lot more (1:17:39).

    Host: Sean Fennessey
    Guests: Justin Sayles and David Chase
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 1 hr 57 min

Top Podcasts In TV & Film

You Might Also Like

More by The Ringer