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The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's episode 4 of the MovieFilm Commentary Track, and with Thanksgiving on the horizon, we're watching a movie we're especially thankful for: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (or, as old fogies like us call it, just Star Wars).

The MovieFilm Podcast: Spectre and the James Bond Legacy

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

After three long years, Bond, James Bond is back! Last Friday marked the release of Spectre, the twenty-fourth film in the immortal spy movies,...

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Final Star Wars Trailer!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, after taking stock of the aftermath of last week's once-in-a-lifetime Back to the Future day (make sure you listen to our...

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Back to the Future Part II

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The future is now! Today is October 21, 2015, and as any dyed-in-the-wool film buff knows, that's the very same date that Marty McFly and Doc Brown visit at the start of 1989's Back to the Future Part II.

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Martian, Malala, and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We also discuss the latest headlines out of Hollywood, including a franchise onslaught that's going to see four more Transformers films, two more Mad Max films, and at least one more Prometheus.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Scaling Everest and Revisiting The Visit

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show we start by offering quick takes on M. Night Shyamalan's The Visit and the new IMAX-3D spectacle Everest, before diving into th...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Furious 7 to Straight Outta Compton -- Summer Movies in Review!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.08.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We remember the late, great Wes Craven, discuss what we learned on "Force Friday," and I share the story of how his heartfelt interview with Andrew Garfield about The Amazing Spider-Man caught fire all over the Internet and went viral!

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Fascinating Failure of Fantastic Four

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's a packed show this week, as we're honored to be joined by the esteemed Sean Gerber of Modern Myth Media to guide us through all the big Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel announcements unveiled at last weekend's D23 convention.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Mission: Impossible + Joel Edgerton on The Gift

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.05.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The dog days of August may be here, but that doesn't mean the MovieFilm crew has missed a step as we celebrate three years of the show! To start thi...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Pixels, Mr. Holmes, and Ant-Man!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's the big 75th episode of the MovieFilm Podcast! We start off this week's show by discussing new release Pixels, directed by Chris Columbus and starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, and Michelle Monaghan.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Back to the Future, Trainwreck, and Comic-Con!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.14.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The MovieFilm gang starts out this week's show by welcoming celebrated author and pop culture historian Caseen Gaines to help celebrate thirty years of Back to the Future, and talk up his new must-read tome We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Taking Aim at Terminator Genisys

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's super-sized show, the MovieFilm gang is joined by Taz Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh, hosts of the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast, for a wide-ranging conversation about the pluses and (mostly) minuses of Terminator Genisys, the fifth film in the futuristic franchise.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Welcome to Jurassic World!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The MovieFilm crew are joined by special guest Sean Coyle, director of Hulu's The Awesomes, for a discussion on the long-in-coming franchise reboot from director Colin Trevorrow and producer Steven Spielberg. Did it measure up to our expectations?

The MovieFilm Podcast: Tomorrowland and San Andreas

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With summer movie season in full swing, the MovieFilm guys have lots to say about Tomorrowland (read my review here) and San Andreas (read my r...

The MovieFilm Podcast: On Fury Road With Mad Max!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Brian and I are joined by Paul Shirey, editor-in-chief movie news site for an in-depth conversation about director George Miller's latest, thirty-years-in-the-making Mad Max epic.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Disassembling Avengers: Age of Ultron

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Avengers: Age of Ultron is the number one film in the world, and the MovieFilm gang is here to offer our thoughts on the long-awaited, much-anticipated superhero sequel from Marvel Studios.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Trailer-palooza! Star Wars, Batman v. Superman + More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The Fandom Awakens! For this week's show, we're joined by a special guest, award-winning documentary filmmaker Ray Nowosielski, and we go through the big batch of trailers that dropped in the last few days.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Fast Talk About Furious 7

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.07.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show we unpack the number one movie in the country, Furious 7! In addition listen to Zaki's interview with writer-director Alex Garland about his cerebral sci-fi thriller Ex Machina.

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's time once again for a MovieFilm CommentaryTrack! For this go-round, Brian and I chat up our thoughts and drop copious amounts of useless trivia as we watch one of our favorite films of all time: Terminator 2: Judgement Day.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Chappie, Run All Night, and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's a catch-all episode of the MovieFilm Podcast as Brian and Zaki await the arrival of the much-anticipated Furious 7, which kicks off the summer movie season in a few short weeks.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Focus, the Oscars and Leonard Nimoy

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We're very excited to be joined by special guest, Sabir Pirzada, staff writer on the CBS series Person of Interest, for this episode, and there's a lot to cover!

The MovieFilm Podcast: Spider-Man, Jupiter Ascending and Kingsman

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The MovieFilm gang is back, and just in time to tackle last week's big news that Sony and Disney have come to an agreement to share Spider-Man.

The MovieFilm Podcast: American Sniper + Director Kevin Macdonald on Black Sea

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.30.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, we start things off by diving into the number one movie in the country, the Clint Eastwood docudrama American Sniper. In addition to marveling at the war pic's record-shattering opening weekend, we also get into Bradley Cooper's performance.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Our Fave Flicks of 2014!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We also talk up our varied reactions to the new trailers for Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and 50 Shades of Grey, discuss our antipathy toward the Golden Globes, and unpack the latest Star Wars news.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Interrogating The Interview

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Between last episode and this one, The Interview went from a planned wide release to a cancelled release to a limited release to an online release. Phew!