For this week's review, I am joined by Josh Parham and Danilo Castro. Together, the three of us review the latest Star Wars film starring everyone's favorite smuggler, Han Solo in "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
Episode 91 - Cannes Award Winners, Ron Howard's...
For Episode 91, myself and Josh Parham discuss the winners of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, our favorite Ron Howard movies (Which is also the focus of this week's poll), and the trailers for "BlacKkKlansman" and "Bohemian Rhapsody."
For this week's review, I am joined by Danilo Castro and Liam Heffernan. Together, the three of us review the eagerly anticipated sequel to 2016's "Deadpool," titled "Deadpool 2" starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin and more jokes and pop culture references than one can count. There is a spoiler section at 34:20.
Next Best Adaptation - "Boy Erased" By Garrard ...
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL EPISODE. Please check out the full episode on our Patreon Page by subscribing over at - www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture
Episode 90 - Mother's Day, Favorite Non MCU-Mar...
For Episode 90, (We're now the same age as Oscar!!) myself, Will Mavity, Josh Parham and Danilo Castro discuss our favorite movies and memories pertaining to Mother's Day, discuss the polls related to "Deadpool 2," what's going on at Cannes, answer your fan questions, and give our thoughts on the trailers for "Searching" and "The Predator."
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL REVIEW. Please check out the full review on our Patreon Page over at - www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture
Interview With "Beast" Writer/Director, Michael...
"Beast" is a seductive psychological thriller from the mind of writer/director Michael Pearce featuring breakthrough performances, an unsettling yet hypnotic mood and a control over story and craft. Michael Pearce was kind enough to lend me a few minutes of his time to talk about his indie breakthrough hit.
Episode 89 - Previewing Cannes 2018, The Palme ...
For Episode 89, myself, Will Mavity and Josh Williams discuss the Cannes 2018 lineup as it kicks off this week, our favorite Palme d'Or winners (Which is also the question for this week's poll), the trailers for "Robin Hood" and "The Catcher Was A Spy" and more!
For this week's review, I am joined by Jessica Peña and together we review the new film from director Jason Reitman, writer Diablo Cody and star Charlize Theron (Who all previously collaborated on the 2011 film "Young Adult") called "Tully" also starring Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston and Mark Duplass.
Episode 98 - The Oscar Contenders From The Firs...
For Episode 98, myself, Will Mavity, Michael Schwartz & Josh Parham continue on from last week's episode where we revealed our top films of 2018 so far and now we are revealing what we feel are the most realistic Oscar contenders from the first half of the year.
"Avengers: Infinity War"
It's finally here. The biggest movie of 2018 and one of the biggest reviews we've ever done on the podcast. After ten years of films, it is finally time for "Avengers: Infinity War." Myself, Mike Vermette and Josh Williams discuss our favorite moments, theories and thoughts on Marvel's latest with both a non-spoiler and spoiler section.
The Next Best Theatre Podcast: Episode 4 - The ...
Tony Nominations are officially being announced next week....which means myself, Nicole Ackman & Dan Bayer are back with the podcast special “Next Best Theatre" to give you our predictions for next week nominations and talk all things Tony Awards until the big ceremony on June 10th
Episode 87 - The Best Marvel Films, Netflix & T...
For Episode 87, myself, Will Mavity and Jessica Peña discuss our favorite Marvel films (Which is also the question for this week's poll) in anticipation for "Avengers: Infinity War," Netflix's ongoing battle to change the industry and the trailers for "Hotel Artemis" and "Blindspotting."
THIS IS A PREVIEW PODCAST. NOT THE FULL REVIEW. Please check out the full review on our Patreon Page over at - www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture
Episode 86 - Favorite Films Of 2018 So Far, Can...
For Episode 86, myself & Will Mavity are joined by returning guest Josh Parham. Together, we answer your fan questions, discuss the trailers for "Hot Summer Nights," "The Wife" "Mary Shelly," talk about our favorite films of 2018, what is going on at Cannes 2018 and much more!
"Isle Of Dogs"
For this week's main review, myself and Jacey Aldredge discuss the new stop motion animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson titled "Isle Of Dogs" which is expanding in wide release this weekend.
Interview With Sound Editors Ethan Van Der Ryn ...
With two shared Oscar Nominations for "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon" and "Argo" between them and two wins for one of them on "The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers" and "King Kong," Ethan Van Der Ryn and Erik Aadahl have been working together since 2007's "Transformers" and are two of the very best in the business when it comes to Sound Editing.
Episode 85 - A New Member, Dwayne Johnson, & Th...
For Episode 85, myself & Will Mavity officially welcome Liam Heffernan to the team over at Next Best Picture. Together, we talk about this week's weekly poll revolving around the star power of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, trailers for "Cargo," "Upgrade" and "How To Talk To Girls At Parties" plus we reveal the books we will be reviewing for Next Best Adaptation and so much more!
"A Quiet Place"
For this week's main review, myself and Josh Williams discuss the new horror film from writer, director and star John Krasinski called "A Quiet Place" co-starring his real life wife, Emily Blunt.
Episode 84 - Best Of Q1 Of 2018 & The Trailer F...
For Episode 84, myself & DeAnn Chiazzese discuss many new polls which you can vote for on the weekly poll page, the first quarter of 2018, best uses of sound in horror films, faith-based films and the trailer for "First Reformed."
"Ready Player One"
For this week's review, I am joined by two guests this week: JD Duran from the InSession Film Podcast and J Don Birnam from SplashReport.com. Together, the three of us review Steven Spielberg's latest film "Ready Player One."
Interview With "Finding Your Feet" Star, Imelda...
Imelda Staunton is an English actress who has amassed quite a career in films such as the "Harry Potter" series as Dolres Umbridge, "Vera Drake" for which she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Leading Actress and on stage where she has won four Oliver Awards.
Episode 83 - Changes In Hollywood & The Trailer...
For Episode 83, myself & Will Mavity are joined for the first time in a long time by this week's guest...Kristen Lopez from the podcast Citizen Dame. Together, we talk about Steven Spielberg's thoughts on Netflix, recent allegations against Academy President John Bailey, the trailer for "Under The Silver Lake" and this week's weekly poll.
For this week's review, I am joined by Jacey Aldredge & Jessica Peña and together the three of us review the new thriller from Steven Soderbergh (Shot exclusively on the iPhone) titled "Unsane" starring Claire Foy.
Interview With The Cinematographer Of "Isle Of ...
Tristan Oliver has been the cinematographer on many acclaimed stop-motion animated films such as "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were Rabbit," "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and now "Isle Of Dogs." Tristan was kind enough to take a few minutes out of his day to talk to us about his work on Wes Anderson's latest film on the Next Best Picture Podcast.
For Episode 82, myself, Will Mavity & DeAnn Chiazzese give our reactions to many new trailers including "Sorry To Bother You," "Eighth Grade" and more! We also discuss the weekly poll as it pertains to "Isle Of Dogs" and various other topics!
For this week's review, I am joined by Jacey Aldredge & Daniel Howat and together the three of us review the 2018 video game adaptation of "Tomb Raider" aptly titled "Tomb Raider" starring Alicia Vikander.
Interview With The Director & Writer Of "Midnig...
This is an interview with Julius and Alston Ramsay is practically a "Indie Filmmaking How To Guide." Get an in-pepth look at how "The Walking Dead" director and the former speechwriter for General Petreaus and the Secretary of Defense created a low budget thriller called "Midnighters," using inventive techniques for effects work, set design, noir cinematography and more.
"Fantastic Mr. Fox"
Next Best Picture has decided to start doing "historical" podcast film reviews for movies that pre-date the creation of the site for you, our dear fans.
Episode 81 - Video Game Adaptations & Trailers ...
For Episode 81, it is the unofficial beginning of Season 3 on the Next Best Picture Podcast as we return back to our regular format now that the Oscars are officially behind us. Myself, Will Mavity, DeAnn Chiazzese and Josh Williams introduce a new member of NBP in Jacey Aldredge, discuss the weekly poll as it pertains to "Tomb Raider" and give our reactions to trailers for "Christopher Robin," "The Grinch" and "Mary Poppins Returns."
"A Wrinkle In Time"
For this week's review, I am joined by DeAnn Chiazzese and together we review the latest film from Ava DuVernay, Disney's "A Wrinkle In Time" starring Oprah Winfrey, Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling and Chris Pine.
Episode 80 - Our Full Reactions To The 90th Aca...
For Episode 80, it is one of the most special episodes we have ever done. Not only do we recap the 90th Academy Awards hosted once again by Jimmy Kimmel but there is also an announcement at the end which means a great deal to all of us here at Next Best Picture. Filled with debate, happiness, complaints and laughs, this is our full recap of the 2018 Oscars with Michael Schwartz, Will Mavity, DeAnn Chiazzese & Daniel Howat.
Our Instant Reactions To The 90th Academy Awards
We were so excited by the 90th Academy Awards that myself, Michael Schwartz & DeAnn Chiazzese could not wait until tomorrow night to tell you our thoughts on the evening. Episode 80 will still go on as planned where we will go into greater detail on the evening but here are our instant reactions right after the ending to the Oscars.
For this week's review, I am joined by Deann Chiazzese and together we review the latest divisive Jennifer Lawrence movie called "Red Sparrow" also starring Joel Edgerton.
Episode 79 - Our Final Oscar Predictions For Th...
For Episode 79, myself, Michael Schwartz, Will Mavity & DeAnn Chiazzese debate, joke, agonize and throw lots of stats at each other, as we reveal to you our final Oscar predictions for the 90th Academy Awards.
For this week's review, on my birthday no less, I am joined by the another who is also celebrating their birthday, DeAnn Chiazzese. Together, we are joined by Ryan C. Showers and guest Jessica Peña (Who are not celebrating their birthdays) as the three of us review Alex Garland's new sci-fi film "Annihilation" starring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez and Oscar Isaac. The spoiler section of the review starts at 36:33.
Episode 78 - BAFTA Reactions & The Winners Of T...
For Episode 78, myself, Michael Schwartz, Ryan C. Showers & this week's guest Paul Hardister talk about the BAFTA's, reveal what will be the first ever historical film review on the podcast (For Patreon members only), discuss the weekly poll, answer fan questions and reveal the winners of the first ever NBP Film Community Awards voted on by the fans of Next Best Picture.
Interview With The Sound Mixing Team On "The Sh...
Earlier this week we brought you an interview with the Sound Editor/Mixer of "Baby Driver, " Julian Slater. This week we have another interview, this time with the Oscar nominated Sound Mixing team on "The Shape Of Water," Chris Cooke and Glen Gauthier.
For this week's review, I am joined by Daniel Howat & Josh Williams as we talk Marvel's highly anticipated film from director Ryan Coogler ("Fruitvale Station" & "Creed"), "Black Panther" starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Kaluuya and many more!
Interview With Sound Editor/Mixer On "Baby Driv...
As we continue our Oscar coverage here at Next Best Picture, we have another interview with an individual who's name you may not have heard before, but you've certainly heard his work in the film "Baby Driver." Julian Slater is nominated for the BAFTA for Best Sound and is a two-time nominee at the Oscars this year for both Sound Editing and Sound Mixing for his work on Edgar Wright's film. I had the pleasure to talk with Julian about his work on the film, his thoughts on the awards season and more!
"The 15:17 To Paris"
For this week's review, I am joined by a guest: Josh Parham. Together, he and I review Clint Eastwood's newest film "The 15:17 To Paris" starring the real-life heroes from the events depicted in the film.
Episode 77 - Our BAFTA Predictions, Johann Joha...
For Episode 77, myself, Michael Schwartz, Will Mavity, Ryan C. Showers & guest Liam Heffernan all put our minds together to give you our predictions for the 2018 BAFTA Awards. We also discuss the enormous amount of trailers released this week, the sad passing of composer Johann Johannsson and other thoughts on the Oscar race.
"A Fantastic Woman"
For this week's review, I am joined by a guest: Erik Anderson from AwardsWatch.com Together, he and I review what e both think is the frontrunner for this year's Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, "A Fantastic Woman" starring Daniela Vega.
Episode 76 - The 2017 NBP Film Awards Winners &...
For Episode 76, it is a packed house where I am joined by Michael Schwartz, Will Mavity, Deann Chiazzese, Daniel Howat & Josh Williams. Together, we reveal the winners of the first ever NBP Film Awards for 2017 voted on by the staff at Next Best Picture and then afterwards, we reveal the first ever NBP Film Community Awards Nominations which will be voted on by all of you starting on Sunday February 4th until February 17th 2018.
Interview With The Cast & Crew Of "Funny Story"
Next Best Picture presents a special Slamdance edition of the Podcast. We interviewed Michael Gallagher, Director of "Funny Story," along with cast members Matthew Glave, Emily Rickards, and Jana Winternitz.
Episode 75 - Oscar Nominations Reactions & Sund...
For Episode 75, myself, Michael Schwartz, Will Mavity, Deann Chiazzese & Ryan C. Showers are all together to talk about our reactions to the Oscar Nominations and then myself, Will and Deann break off to discuss the films we saw at this year's Sundance Film Festival
Episode 74 - SAG, PGA Winners & Our Final Oscar...
For Episode 74, myself, Deann Chiazzese & Will Mavity are coming to you LIVE for the first time ever from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to bring you our final Oscar predictions before the nominations are announced.
For Episode 73, myself, Deann Chiazzese, Will Mavity & Ryan C. Showers break down the BAFTA and other various guild nominations, the Critics Choice Award winners, this week's poll and more!
Interview With The Writer/Director Of "Humor Me...
Yesterday, I posted my review of "Humor Me" on Next Best Picture. After seeing the film, I had the pleasure of speaking with the writer and director of that film, Sam Hoffman.
For this week's review, I am joined by Deann Chiazzese as we conduct our first film podcast review of 2018, "The Commuter" starring Liam Neeson.
Interview With The Composer Of "The Shape Of Wa...
and most acclaimed film composers working today. Winning an Oscar for his work on "The Grand Budapest Hotel" in 2014, his most recent work on "The Shape Of Water" has earned him Critics Choice, BAFTA nominations and a Golden Globe win for Best Original Score.
For this week's review, I am joined by Will Mavity and the newest member to Next Best Picture, Fiona Underhill. Together, the three of us review Paul Thomas Anderson's newest film "Phantom Thread" starring Daniel Day-Lewis (In quite possibly his last on-screen role), newcomer Vicky Kris and Lesley Manville.
Episode 72 - Our Reactions To The 75th Golden G...
For Episode 72, myself, Deann Chiazzese, Will Mavity & Daniel Howat give you our Golden Globe reactions immediately following the show.
Interview With Writer & Actor Kumail Nanjiani (...
Ever since debuting at Sundance last year, "The Big Sick" has continued to defy expectations becoming a critical and box office office hit and also contending within this year's awards season in various categories including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Holly Hunter) and Best Original Screenplay.
Episode 71 - Golden Globe Predictions & Goodbye...
For Episode 71, myself, Deann Chiazzese and Mike Vermette give you our Golden Globe predictions (You can also fill out our contest and predict the winners yourself here), talk about the latest weekly poll and close out 2017 with a few fun topics including Best Shots, Best Death Scenes, Best Lines, Best Villains and many more!
"All The Money In The World"
For this week's review, I am joined by Deann Chiazzese as we review the true-life thriller from director Ridley Scott, "All The Money In The World" starring Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg and a recently cast (And outstanding) Christopher Plummer.
Episode 70 - Happy Holidays, Oscar Shortlists &...
For Episode 70, myself & Deann Chiazzese bring everyone holiday cheer with a look at the various shortlists which were announced this week, our reactions to the trailers for "Ocean's 8" and "Sicario 2: Soldado," plus we talk about our holiday poll and answer your fan questions. Enjoy and happy holidays from us to you!
For this week's review, I am joined by JD Duran from the InSession Film Podcast as he and I review one of the biggest and most anticipated Oscar films of the year, "The Post" directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks.
Episode 69 - Reactions To The GG/SAG Nomination...
For Episode 69, myself, Deann Chiazzese, Will Mavity & Ryan C. Showers give our reactions to the Golden Globe & SAG Award Nominations. We also discuss some of the latest to happen this awards season, this week's poll, answer your questions, react to the trailer for "15:17 To Paris" and more!
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
For this week's review, I am joined by Daniel Howat & Deann Chiazzese.
For this week's review, I am joined by JD Duran from the InSession Film Podcast as he and I review the bizarre, hilarious and darkly dramatic Oscar player "I, Tonya" starring Margot Robbie, Allison Janney & Sebastian Stan.
"The Disaster Artist"
Oh hai everybody! For this week's second podcast review, Will Mavity and I review the comedy movie event of the year, James Franco's "The Disaster Artist" which tells the bizarre behind the scenes story of the making of what has been called "The Citizen Kane Of Bad Movies" - "The Room." Is it all a joke or is there something more within Franco's film? Take a listen to find out.
Episode 67: The 2017 IFP/NBR/NYFCC/LAFCA Winner...
For Episode 67, in what might go down as the most bizarre episode in the Next Best Picture Podcast's history, due to unforeseen circumstances and schedules simply not being able to align, I was left to record this episode as a "one-man-show."
"The Shape Of Water"
For this week's main review, I am joined by Tommy Barquinero as we review the new film from Guillermo del Toro called "The Shape Of Water" starring Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg & Doug Jones.
"Call Me By Your Name"
For this week's second podcast review, Will Mavity and I review the hotly anticipated "Call Me By Your Name" which premiered last year at Sundance to great critical and audience attention. Starring Timothee Chalamet, Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg, how does the recent Gotham Independent Film Winner for Best Picture hold up?
Episode 66 - Spirit Award Nominations Recap & P...
For Episode 66, myself, Michael Schwartz, Will Mavity, Deann Chiazzese & Ryan C. Showers discuss the Independent Spirit Award Nominations, preview the Gotham Award Winners, NBR, NYFCC and LAFCA.
For our main review this week I am joined by Deann Chiazzese as the two of us review the new Pixar film "Coco" starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt and more!
For our second review this week (Hopefully we gave you enough time to catch it streaming or your local theater) I am joined by Deann Chiazzese and together we review the Netflix period drama "Mudbound" starring Carey Mulligan, Garret Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Rob Morgan, Jason Clarke & Mary J. Blige.
Episode 65 - Oscar Chances For "Mudbound," Pred...
For Episode 65, myself, Michael Schwartz, Deann Chiazzese & Ryan C. Showers talk "Mudbound," predictions for the Independent Spirit Award nominations, our favorite Pixar films (Weekly poll) and more!
For our main review this week I am joined by Deann Chiazzese and the returning guest, DJ Valentine from SimplisticReviews.net where last time we reviewed Marvel's new film of the season ("Thor: Ragnarok"), now we turn our eyes towards DC and "Justice League" starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher and more!
"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
For this week's second podcast review, Will Mavity and I review Martin McDonagh's third feature length film, the much talked about awards contender "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" starring Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Lucas Hedges, Peter Dinklage and John Hawkes.
Episode 64 - "The Post" Trailer And What Will B...
For Episode 64, myself, Michael Schwartz and Will Mavity welcomed Deann Chiazzese to the podcast a few weeks ago and now the four of us do the same for Ryan C. Showers.
"Murder On The Orient Express"
For our main review this week I am joined by Deann Chiazzese and for the first time, one of our own staff writers makes his debut on The Next Best Picture Podcast, Daniel Howat. Together, the three of us review Kenneth Branagh's 2017 adaptation of "Murder On The Orient Express."
For this week's second podcast review, Will Mavity and I gush for a half an hour over our love of Greta Gerwig's directorial debut "Lady Bird" starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Timothy Chalamet and Lucas Hedges.
Episode 63 - Spacey & Hoffman Are Out & The "I,...
For Episode 63, myself, Michael Schwartz, Will Mavity and Deann Chiazzese discuss how the shape of the race has changed drastically with the recent allegations thrown at Kevin Spacey & Dustin Hoffman. We also...
For our main review this week I am joined by Deann Chiazzese and the returning guest, DJ Valentine from SimplisticReviews.net as the three of us review the third standalone Thor film known as "Thor: Ragnarok" starring Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett and a ton of others.
For this week, we have a second podcast film review as we continue to roll along this year's awards season. Will Mavity and I discuss Margaret Betts' debut feature film, the Sundance hit, "Novitiate," starring Margaret Qualley & Academy Award winner Melissa Leo.
Episode 62 - Horror At The Oscars & The Trailer...
For Episode 62, myself, Michael Schwartz and Will Mavity welcome Deann Chiazzese to the Next Best Picture Podcast as an official member as we all discuss the current state of the Oscar race, how the horror genre has fared with the Academy over the years (In honor of Halloween), the trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's new film "Phantom Thread" starring Daniel Day-Lewis and more!
"Thank You For Your Service"
For our main review this week I am joined for the first time on a film podcast review by Deann Chiazzese as her and I review the PTSD war drama "Thank You For Your Service" starring Miles Teller.
Interview With "Blade Runner 2049" Set Decorato...
"Blade Runner 2049" remains one of the most impressive technical achievements in 2017. Will Mavity recently had the opportunity to talk to the Set Decorator for the film, Alessandra Querzola.
"The Killing Of A Sacred Deer"
For this week, we have a second podcast film review. Will Mavity and I discuss Yorgos Lanthimos' ("Dogtooth" & "The Lobster") newest film "The Killing Of A Sacred Deer" starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman & Barry Keoghan.
Episode 61 - The 2017 Gotham Nominations, Forei...
For Episode 61, myself, Michael Schwartz and Will Mavity discuss the 2017 Gotham Nominations, preliminary SAG thoughts, the Best Foreign Language and Sound categories and we also answer a ton of fan questions.
For this week's main review, we are joined by David Hart who does the podcast Pop Culture Case Study as he and I discuss one of the worst films of the year, "The Snowman" starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer & J.K. Simmons. This is from the same director (Tomas Alfredson) who gave us "Let The Right One In" and "Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy" and even he has distanced himself from the film. Never a good sign. Take a listen as we sharpen our knives for this one. Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - @nextbestpicturepodcast iTunes Podcasts - itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-…d1087678387?mt=2
Episode 60 - Harvey Weinstein, The End Of NYFF ...
For Episode 60, myself, Michael Schwartz and Will Mavity discuss the sick state of affairs in Hollywood following the Harvey Weinstein accusations
"The Florida Project" & Interview With Producer...
For this week, we have a second review, this one with Will Mavity as he and I discuss the critically acclaimed independent film "The Florida Project" starring Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Kimberly Prince & Bria Vinaite.
Episode 59 - "Blade Runner 2049" & "The Shape O...
For Episode 59, myself, Michael Schwartz and Will Mavity are joined by the returning Deann Chiazzese. Together the four of us talk "Blade Runner 2049" and "The Shape Of Water's" chances in the Oscar race.
"Blade Runner 2049"
For this week's main review, I am joined by Jorge from SplashReport.com as we review the sequel to Ridley Scott's sci-fi masterpiece "Blade Runner," this time directed by Denis Villeneuve called "Blade Runner 2049" starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.
Episode 58 - Week One Of NYFF, "Blade Runner" &...
For Episode 58, myself & Michael Schwartz are joined by a guest: Deann Chiazzese. Together we discuss the state of the Oscar race in the above the line categories, the first week of NYFF, the "Annihilation" trailer and the original "Blade Runner" as we prepare for "Blade Runner 2049."
"Battle Of The Sexes" & Interview With Composer...
For this week's main review, I am joined by Tommy Barquinero as we review the true story sports drama "Battle Of The Sexes" starring Emma Stone and Steve Carrell. Plus, stay tuned 35 minutes in for an exclusive interview with the composer of that film, Academy Award nominee Nicholas Britell ("Moonlight").
Episode 57 - Best Female Led Sports Films & "Is...
For Episode 57, myself, Will Mavity & Michael Schwartz issue an invitation, talk about our poll results, discuss the latest poll on the best female led sports films, answer fan questions and discuss the trailers for "Isle Of Dogs," "The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)" and "Tomb Raider."
For this week's main review, I am joined by Matthew Garrell as we review the new awards-bait film from David Gordon Green "Stronger." Is Jake Gyllenhaal able to get that ever elusive Best Actor Oscar nomination? How does it all pan out? Find out below.
Next Best Series Podcast: Episode 3 - The 2017 ...
After giving our predictions a few days ago, myself, Will Mavity and Michael Schwartz react and discuss the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards show, going through each category and talking about the smaller elements which really stood out to us.
Episode 56 - Wrapping Up TIFF, Jake Gyllenhaal'...
For Episode 56, myself, Will Mavity & Michael Schwartz are back as we analyze the race post Venice, Telluride and TIFF. We also discuss the best performances of Jake Gyllenhaal's career (Our weekly poll) as we look forward to "Stronger" and we discuss the trailers for "Downsizing" and "All The Money In The World."
For this week's main review, I am joined Matthew Garrell as we review the massively disturbing and divisive new film from Darren Aronofsky called "Mother!" starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer. We also go into spoilers with our review 34 minutes in so if you don't want to be spoiled, you can stop there.
For Episode 55, myself, Will Mavity & Michael Schwartz take a look at where the Oscar race currently stands now that we know about most of the films from Telluride, TIFF and Venice. We also discuss four new trailers this week and talk about which film we feel is Darren Aronofsky's best as we prepare for "Mother!"
For this week's main review, I am joined Tommy Barquinero and Matthew Garrell as we review the massive horror blockbuster film, the 2017 reimagining of Stephen King's "It."
Next Best Series Podcast: Episode 2 - Our 2017 ...
I know it has been awhile since we last talked about the 2017 Emmy race (We decided to review this season of "Game Of Thrones" in the meantime) but here we are with Episode 2. In this podcast exclusive, we are taking a look at the above the line categories at this year's Emmy Awards (Acting, Writing, Directing etc.) and together, myself, Will Mavity and Michael Schwartz give you our predictions.
Episode 54 - Celebrating Our One Year Anniversa...
Episode 54 is a special one. Myself, Will Mavity & Michael Schwartz (The original trio) celebrate our one year anniversary of Next Best Picture by reflecting on the past 365 days, answering your fan questions and breaking down what is going on at Venice at Telluride as the 2017 Awards Season officially kicks off. Thank you so much for helping us get this far. There is more to come!
For this week's main review, I am joined Mike Vermette as we review what is undoubtedly one of the worst films of the year in "Tulip Fever" starring Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Christoph Waltz and more. This is a spoiler filled review so please be aware that this review is anything goes...
Next Best Series Podcast: "Game Of Thrones" Sea...
This is it. It's the last episode of "Game Of Thrones" we will receive until at least a year (And some say even 2019). Will Mavity and I are back to review the season finale of Season 7 titled "The Dragon And The Wolf" and it is a jam packed episode (The longest episode of the series at 80 minutes long) so there is a TON to unpack and speculate on as we head into the final season.