108 episodes

The podcast where hosts Jason Peters and Ryan Seybold take films from the cinematic multiverse and discuss the hell out of 'em. Fun, thoughtful, occasionally off-color analysis with none of the usual pretense.

We also feature a unique comedy sketch in every episode that relates to a movie we just discussed!

Esoterica Cinema Jason Peters & Ryan Seybold

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

The podcast where hosts Jason Peters and Ryan Seybold take films from the cinematic multiverse and discuss the hell out of 'em. Fun, thoughtful, occasionally off-color analysis with none of the usual pretense.

We also feature a unique comedy sketch in every episode that relates to a movie we just discussed!

    RRR (5 Minute Review Series)

    RRR (5 Minute Review Series)

    During this off-season of Esoterica Cinema, we've been introducing new features and content such as our 5 Minute Review Series!5 Minute Reviews feature Jason or Ryan breaking down a given film from the Esoterica Cinema universe in - you guessed it - five minutes! But it's an Esoterica Cinema five minutes which means they'll typically clock in around ten.Our 5 Minute Reviews are short-form and spoiler-free, so absolutely anyone can enjoy whether they've seen the film or not.Today, join Ryan as he breaks down the 2022 action epic RRR, written & directed by S. S. Rajamouli, and starring N. T. Rama Rao Jr. & Ram Charan.Stay tuned for plenty more where this came from! And if there's a particular film you'd like for us to review, drop us a line on Twitter, IG, or G-mail @esotericacinema

    • 9 min
    Patton (5 Minute Review Series)

    Patton (5 Minute Review Series)

    During this off-season of Esoterica Cinema, we've been introducing new features and content such as our 5 Minute Review Series!5 Minute Reviews feature Jason or Ryan breaking down a given film from the Esoterica Cinema universe in - you guessed it - five minutes! But it's an Esoterica Cinema five minutes which means they'll typically clock in around ten.Our 5 Minute Reviews are short-form and spoiler-free, so absolutely anyone can enjoy whether they've seen the film or not.Today, join Jason as he breaks down the 1970 biopic Patton, written by Francis Ford Coppola & Edmund North, directed by Franklin Schaffner, and starring George C. Scott.Stay tuned for plenty more where this came from! And if there's a particular film you'd like for us to review, drop us a line on Twitter, IG, or Gmail @esotericacinema

    • 9 min
    The Show feat. Wyndham Jennings from Celluloid Fever Dreams (Full-Length Review)

    The Show feat. Wyndham Jennings from Celluloid Fever Dreams (Full-Length Review)

    We're still here in the off-season doing what we do best...talking about movies!Today's episode is our last full-length review before we kick off Season 3 shortly, and we're happy to bring a new friend into the fold in the form of Wyndham Jennings from the Celluloid Fever Dream podcast!Wyndham has a similar approach to the films he reviews on his program in that he tries to find films that are somewhat-to-very off the beaten path. Naturally, we hit it off like champs and he brought some tremendous insight to a pretty wild film, 2020's The Show, written by the peerless Alan Moore.We hope you enjoy listening to the conversation as much as we enjoyed having Wyndham on the show...for The Show!Jason & Ryan

    • 1 hr 53 min
    12 Monkeys (5 Minute Review Series)

    12 Monkeys (5 Minute Review Series)

    During this off-season of Esoterica Cinema, we've been introducing new features and content such as our 5 Minute Review Series!5 Minute Reviews feature Jason or Ryan breaking down a given film from the Esoterica Cinema universe in - you guessed it - five minutes! But it's an Esoterica Cinema five minutes which means they'll typically clock in around ten.Our 5 Minute Reviews are short-form and spoiler-free, so absolutely anyone can enjoy whether they've seen the film or not.Today, join Jason as he breaks down the 1987 sci-fi/action film The Running Man, written by Steven DeSouza, directed by Paul Michael Glaser, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Richard Dawson.Stay tuned for plenty more where this came from! And if there's a particular film you'd like for us to review, drop us a line on Twitter, IG, or Gmail @esotericacinema

    • 8 min
    End of Evangelion - Part 2 feat. Jesse from Sudden But Inevitable (Bonus Discussion, Anime)

    End of Evangelion - Part 2 feat. Jesse from Sudden But Inevitable (Bonus Discussion, Anime)

    Today, we're bringing you something a little different as we analyze a movie that is a retelling of the finale of a TV show. Yes, you read that correctly.But this isn't just any show. This is Neon Genesis Evangelion, and we're specifically looking at the film End of Evangelion, which is a re-telling of the final 2 episodes of the show.Now, for this series and subsequent film, Ryan took a backseat while Jason dove in head first. Does this mean you're stuck with Jason for 3-1/2 hours? No, because he went out and got friend of the show Jesse from Sudden But Inevitable to join him for the whole dang thing!We've split this discussion in two, so enjoy the second and final half of this epic conversation.Cheers, sci-fi & anime friends!- Jason & Ryan

    • 51 min
    The Running Man (5 Minute Review Series)

    The Running Man (5 Minute Review Series)

    During this off-season of Esoterica Cinema, we've been introducing new features and content such as our 5 Minute Review Series!5 Minute Reviews feature Jason or Ryan breaking down a given film from the Esoterica Cinema universe in - you guessed it - five minutes! But it's an Esoterica Cinema five minutes which means they'll typically clock in around ten.Our 5 Minute Reviews are short-form and spoiler-free, so absolutely anyone can enjoy whether they've seen the film or not.Today, join Jason as he breaks down the 1987 sci-fi/action film The Running Man, written by Steven DeSouza, directed by Paul Michael Glaser, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Richard Dawson.Stay tuned for plenty more where this came from! And if there's a particular film you'd like for us to review, drop us a line on Twitter, IG, or Gmail @esotericacinema

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

D-McFry the Science Guy ,

Awesome show!

I love listening to this podcast. The hosts do a great job of discussing all things film in ways that are accessible and fun. Sounds great, produced well, and a fun time always, Esoterica Cinema is can’t miss podcast entertainment!

FiOSFailureinFL ,

Phenomenal Philm Pundits!

I’ve always been enamored by the film industry and felt that I have a keen understanding and grasp on storylines, themes, cinematography, etc., but these two cinephiles are not your prototypical film reviewers and definitely breakdown movies on another level! After giving Jason and Ryan a listen, their commentaries turned me onto films I may have never been interested in and/or ones that I had never even heard about prior to their podcast, all whilst making you laugh in the process! What stood out to me after listening to them is that not only are their decompositions of films analytical, critical and elaborate, but the fact that they are not pretentious in their reflection process adds a much needed depth to their podcast. Unlike a majority of film critics that are merely attempting to project their personal viewpoints onto their listeners as the only justifiable analyses of movies, Jason and Ryan come across as very humbled and seemingly get more enjoyment out of reviewing films versus merely just watching them, which keeps their listeners tuned in. Keep up the excellent reviews and I’ll keep listening and looking forward to your next episode!

J. Period ,

I came for the discussion…

I stayed for the skits. These guys are brilliant. I definitely suggest giving them a listen.

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