The OFFICIAL podcast of Film Threat!
Infinity Pool + Pathaan + Velma + more
Reviews of Brandon Cronenberg's Infinity Pool, Bollywood movie Pathaan and indie action movie Virtually Heroes. Plus an interview with documentary filmmaker Jeremy A. Lopez about his music doc One For All: The DJ Chris Villa Story. And Velma!
The Last of Us + Sundance + Slamdance + Skinamarick + more
The Last of Us episode 2 is here so let's talk about fungi-infused zombies. Plus we review Skinamarink, Chinese sci-fi The Wandering Earth 2 and the writers from Film Threat assemble to discuss films playing at the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals.
Sundance Film Festival 2023 + Velma + Missing + Alice, Darling
The 2023 Sundance Film Festival has begun and there's already controversy. Plus reviews of Missing, Alice, Darling, Velma plus an interview with Sean Crampton and Jordan Wiseley, the filmmakers behind the indie action movie The Stalking Fields.
The Last of Us
The Last of Us premieres on HBO Max and we've got the review. Plus Chris Gore and Alan Ng discuss attending the Critics Choice Awards as they nurse their hangovers. And Slamdance filmmakers join the show for a roundtable chat about making indie movies.
Plane + Velma + Shin Ultraman + more
Reviews of the action movie Plane starring Gerard Butler, Shin Ultra Man, Mindy Kaling's Velma cartoon and the Mark Manson documentary based on his book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a #@%! Hilarity ensues.
Candy Land + RRR + Emancipation + more
While nursing a Golden Globes hangover, Chris Gore and Alan Ng discuss the Tollywood powerhouse RRR taking Hollywood by storm. Plus reviews of the indie exploitation film Candy Land and Will Smith in Emancipation. Hilarity ensues.
Could be great
Chris, let me start off by saying that I love what you’re doing with Film Threat and I have been a big fan ever since running into your Film Courage videos. I love having a critic out there, doing this work, that not only loves pop culture but also has deep knowledge of show business. Which is why I desperately want to love this podcast, but it’s really hard to sometimes. First, the way you’re doing superchats leads to a stilted, tangential, and non-cohesive “conversation”. I really want to hear your thoughts on Obi-Wan but it feels like as soon as you get any momentum going in that direction you interrupt things to read 20 superchats, most of which have nothing to do with the topic. What about having a dedicated section of time for superchat and Q&A instead of interspersing it randomly throughout the episode? Also, as much as I love your brain and the points your making, please be mindful of running over others on the episode with you. The interruptions/talking over the other contributors to the conversation isn’t a great look for you. Again, love what you’re doing and as is this podcast is more good than bad. But I believe it could be truly great with just a little more polish.
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