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Join hosts and film critics Kaveh Jalinous and Cortlyn Kelly as they explore the world of cinema, the current state of the industry and film culture, and what we can expect from movies in the future. New episodes biweekly on Thursdays at 12PM.

Kaveh and CK's Screening Room Kaveh Jalinous, Cortlyn Kelly

    • TV & Film
    • 3.9 • 7 Ratings

Join hosts and film critics Kaveh Jalinous and Cortlyn Kelly as they explore the world of cinema, the current state of the industry and film culture, and what we can expect from movies in the future. New episodes biweekly on Thursdays at 12PM.

    The Best Movies of 2024 (So Far)

    The Best Movies of 2024 (So Far)

    We're halfway through the year, and this week in the Screening Room, co-hosts Kaveh Jalinous and Cortlyn Kelly celebrate (and/or lament) the movie year that we've had thus far. In the process, they each share their five top films of the year (so far).



    Hosts: Kaveh Jalinous, Cortlyn Kelly.

    • 41 min
    Double Bills: 'Inside Out 2' & 'The Bikeriders'

    Double Bills: 'Inside Out 2' & 'The Bikeriders'

    Like any good day at the movies, hosts Kaveh Jalinous and Cortlyn Kelly bring a double billing of their own to the Screening Rroom: back-to-back discussions of the weekend's biggest releases. Firstly, the two discuss their thoughts on Pixar's 'Inside Out 2' before turning to tackle Jeff Nichols' newest film, 'The Bikeriders.'



    Hosts: Kaveh Jalinous, Cortlyn Kelly.

    • 41 min
    Flashbacks: 4 from the '40s

    Flashbacks: 4 from the '40s

    This week in the Screening Room, co-hosts Cortlyn Kelly and Kaveh Jalinous launch their newest series, Flashbacks, where they each recommend a certain number of films from each decade. For the first episode, the two explore the 1940s, first discussing major themes and moments of the decade in cinema before pivoting to recommending four films each. Before that, the two briefly discuss George Miller's new film, 'Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.'



    Hosts: Kaveh Jalinous, Cortlyn Kelly.

    • 48 min
    Nancy Meyers: A Retrospective

    Nancy Meyers: A Retrospective

    In the second episode of their 'Retrospectives' series, hosts Kaveh Jalinous and Cortlyn Kelly tackle the queen of rom-coms herself: Nancy Meyers. Exploring her six features as a director, the two talk through Meyers' methods of making films, her auteurism and the friendly feelings/complex emotions evoked by her characters and stories. They also get distracted... a lot.



    Hosts: Kaveh Jalinous, Cortlyn Kelly.

    • 58 min
    Box Office Betting: Summer 2024 Edition

    Box Office Betting: Summer 2024 Edition

    This week in the Screening Room, hosts Kaveh Jalinous and Cortlyn Kelly play a new game on the podcast: betting on this summer's releases! With their special guest Zachary Lee, the three each pick six movies–based on certain criteria–attempting to craft a list that they believe will make the most money at the box office. Results will be verified and published post Labor Day weekend. The three also discuss the summer's first wide release, 'The Fall Guy.'



    Hosts: Kaveh Jalinous, Cortlyn Kelly.

    Special Guest: Zachary Lee.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    'Challengers' and Other Sexually-Charged Films

    'Challengers' and Other Sexually-Charged Films

    Welcome to season two of 'Kaveh and CK's Screening Room!' To kick off the festivities, hosts Kaveh Jalinous and Cortlyn Kelly first discuss Beyoncé's newest album, 'Cowboy Carter,' before pivoting into a discussion on Luca Guadagnino's 'Challengers.' Afterwards, the two discuss the sexually-charged cinema genre as a whole.



    Hosts: Kaveh Jalinous, Cortlyn Kelly.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

was up 99 ,

amazing

Eloquent, entertaining, informative, and funny. I absolutely love listening to the screening room and never miss an episode. Such good insights and information from someone who clearly has a knowledge of and passion for cinema.

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Love this pod!

Kaveh J, known for his outstanding journalistic pursuits at Under The Radar and formerly of the Love To See It Podcast has finally broken out on his own and the results are epic. His insight and charm are on full display here in the Screening Room and his guests are hilarious. I haven’t missed an episode and you shouldn’t either. Love this pod, 5 stars!

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