Next Best Picture Podcast

A podcast by NextBestPicture.com that reviews the latest film releases and discusses various topics within the world of film and the awards race.

TV & Film
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Episode 40 - More Cannes, The "Wind River" Trai...
Here on Episode 40, we discuss more of the films which premiered at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, the trailer for "Wind River" and in anticipation for "Wonder Woman," we talked about female led action films.
61 min
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Next Best Series - Previewing Game Of Thrones S...
55 min
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"Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"
For this week's main film review, we bring you an early discussion on "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." Much like Captain Salazar in the movie, this review is filled with rage between Kristen and myself.
41 min
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Episode 39 - Cannes, Adventure Films & Favorite...
In Episode 39 we talk about the latest news coming out of this year's Cannes Film Festival.
59 min
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"Alien: Covenant"
For this week's main review, myself, Kristen Lopez & Josh Tarpley take a closer look at Ridley Scott's sequel to "Prometheus" with "Alien: Covenant" starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston & Danny McBride. It gets a little heated and passionate at some points but overall we do the best we can to discuss and debate Ridley Scott's latest.
59 min
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Episode 38 - Alien or Aliens? Charlie Kaufman's...
For Episode 38 myself, Will and Michael talk the latest news of the week, what movies we caught up on and ahead of the release for "Alien: Covenant" we debate which film is better, "Alien" or "Aliens?"
56 min
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Episode 39 - Cannes, Adventure Films & Favorite...
In Episode 39 we talk about the latest news coming out of this year's Cannes Film Festival. The theme for this week is also Adventure Films ahead of the release of "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." We also answer fan questions which results in us talking about our favorite comedies of the past 30 years.
59 min
808
"Alien: Covenant"
For this week's main review, myself, Kristen Lopez & Josh Tarpley take a closer look at Ridley Scott's sequel to "Prometheus" with "Alien: Covenant" starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston & Danny McBride. It gets a little heated and passionate at some points but overall we do the best we can to discuss and debate Ridley Scott's latest.
52 min
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"King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword"
For this week's main review, I am joined by Daniel Chadwick from GetReelMovies.com to discuss Guy Ritchie's new film "King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword" starring Charlie Hunnam.
27 min
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Episode 37 - A New Member, Mythology In Film & ...
For Episode 37, we introduce a new member to The Next Best Picture Podcast in Josh Williams, discuss weekly news, answer fan questions, discuss mythology in film and breakdown lots of trailers including "The Big Sick" & "The Dark Tower."
67 min
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"Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2"
You read why Josh Williams thinks "Guardians Of The Galaxy" is the most effective Marvel film of all time. Now, for this week's main review find out from myself, Mike Vermette and Kristen Lopez if we feel the sequel, "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2" matches up to the first.
51 min
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"The Circle"
or this week's main review, myself and Mike Vermette talk the technology paranoia film "The Circle" starring Emma Watson & Tom Hanks.
30 min
813
Next Best Theatre: Episode 1 - The 2017 Tony No...
his is very exciting. Next Best Picture has decided to take its first step forward into the other worlds of awards season. We will officially be covering the 2017 Tony Awards this year through exclusive podcasts held under the Next Best Picture banner run by our very own Michael Schwartz. We're calling it "Next Best Theatre" and we hope you enjoy this very exciting addition to the Next Best Picture family.
64 min
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Episode 36 - Star Wars At The Oscars, Fan Quest...
For this week's episode, myself, Will and Michael prepare for "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2" (And May the 4th) by talking about another Disney/space property in "Star Wars" and its history at the Oscars. We also answer fan questions, discuss the latest Oscar/movie news and talk about the trailer for "Kingsman: The Golden Circle."
63 min
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Interview With "The Promise" Writer/Director Te...
Coming off of our review of "The Promise," we now bring you Kristen Lopez interviewing the writer/director of that film, Terry George, and actress Angela Sarafyan.
15 min
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Episode 35 - Film News, Oscar Questions & A Ver...
I was admittedly very tired at the time of this recording after having just coming back from vacation. Apologies about the delay, hopefully all of the other podcasts we released this week were enough to keep you entertained while myself, Will & Michael (The Original Trio) got together to talk some film news and answer your questions.
49 min
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"Free Fire"
For this week's second review, myself and Kristen review the new dark/comedy/action film from writer/director Ben Wheatley, "Free Fire."
28 min
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"The Promise"
For this week's main review, myself and Kristen tackle the highly controversial Armenian Genocide epic "The Promise" starring Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale & Charlotte Le Bon, written and directed by Terry George.
29 min
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Interview With "The Lost City Of Z" Writer/Dire...
You heard on our podcast review of "The Lost City Of Z" that Kristen Lopez alluded to an interview with the writer/director of that film, James Gray. Well now we have it here for you to listen to.
22 min
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"The Lost City Of Z"
For our second review of the week, myself and Kristen Lopez dive deep into the Amazonian jungle to talk James Gray's "The Lost City Of Z."
28 min
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"The Fate Of The Furious"
For this week's main review, myself and Mike Vermette talk the eighth film in the action franchise, "The Fast & The Furious," known as "The Fate Of The Furious."
25 min
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Episode 34 - News, Fan Questions & Trailers For...
For this week on the Next Best Picture Podcast, myself and Kristen answer your questions, discuss the week's latest Oscar news and give our reactions to the trailer for Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit" and a little film called "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."
56 min
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"Gifted"
This week's main review on the show is the crowd pleasing drama "Gifted" starring Chris Evans, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate & McKenna Grace. Joining me for this review is Mike Vermette.
23 min
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Episode 33 - Academy Rule Changes, Film News & ...
On Episode 33, myself and Will Mavity discuss the Academy's recent rule changes for next year's Oscar ceremony. We also answer fan questions, discuss various film news and take our first look at the "Ingrid Goes West" trailer.
55 min
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Episode 32 - Q1 Of 2017, CinemaCon News & Trail...
Episode 32 finds us discussing two movie trailers with "It" & "A Ghost Story." We also discuss A TON of news out of CinemaCon, the first 3 months of 2017 and more!
68 min
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"Ghost In The Shell"
This week's main review on the show is the 2017 version of "Ghost In The Shell" starring Scarlett Johansson. Joining me for this review is Mike Vermette.
30 min
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"Life"
For this week's main review on the Next Best Picture Podcast, myself and Kristen go into Daniel Espinosa's sci-fi/horror film "Life."
35 min
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Episode 31 - Trailers For "My Cousin Rachel" & ...
Episode 31 finds us discussing two movie trailers with "My Cousin Rachel" & "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri." We also discuss some of the latest Oscar news, answer fan questions and more.
63 min
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"Beauty And The Beast"
For this week's review on the Next Best Picture Podcast, myself, Mike and Kristen go into detail with Bill Condon's live-action Disney remake of "Beauty And The Beast."
40 min
830
Episode 30 - Film News, Fan Questions, New Give...
This week on Episode 30, it's just myself and Kristen Lopez as we discuss the latest film news, answer some fan questions and discuss the trailer for Edgar Wright's "Baby Driver." We also talk details surrounding the new HD giveaway, so be sure to listen for a chance to win.
50 min
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"Kong: Skull Island"
For this week's review, we are taking a look at the king of Skull Island himself in his latest film, "Kong: Skull Island." How does the giant ape fare in his latest big screen film?
26 min
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Episode 29 - Uncomfortable Movie Experiences, A...
For this week's episode, we announce a giveaway and we announce a new team member in Josh Tarpley. Join us as we discuss everything ranging from news, to the Oscars, to personal moviegoing experiences and our review of the trailer for "Atomic Blonde."
68 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 9 (Final)
I know it's late but I can promise you that our Top 10 Worst/Best Of 2016 list of the final part of the NBP Film Awards is totally worth it.
120 min
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"Logan" & Marco Beltrami Interview
This week, myself, Will and Kristen are joined by DJ Valentine from SimplisticReviews.net to discuss and review Hugh Jackman's final Wolverine film, "Logan." We go into spoilers with the review and afterwards I have a special interview with the composer of the movie, Marco Beltrami.
72 min
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Episode 28 - Reflecting On The Oscars & Preview...
We're still trying to recover from the 89th Academy Awards. Now that the dust has settled, Will and I discuss how we feel about the winners and we also discuss the contenders that on paper look like they will be a part of the 2017 Awards Season.
100 min
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Episode 27 - Our Reactions To The 89th Academy ...
With one day to process the bombshell that was the 89th Academy Awards, myself, Will and Michael are joined by guest Andrew Carden from TheAwardsConnection.com to discuss the Oscars which will go down in history as one of the most shocking ever.
74 min
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"Get Out"
While we are all still trying to recover from last night's Oscars, a horror/comedy from Jordan Peele called "Get Out" was released this weekend to much acclaim and is our main review for this week.
34 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 8
It is time for Week 8 of the NBP Film Awards and for this week, myself and the entire NBP team countdown our favorites for 2016 in the following categories: Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Actress, Best Actor & Best Ensemble.
100 min
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Episode 26 - Final 2017 Oscar Predictions
We're finally here. It's finally time for the Next Best Picture Podcast to share with all of you, our final Oscar predictions for the 89th Academy Awards. Myself, Michael and Will are joined this week by Marshall Flores from Awardsdaily.com to help us break down all 24 categories.
87 min
840
"A Cure For Wellness"
This week on the Next Best Picture Podcast, our main review is the new horror film from director Gore Verbinski called "A Cure For Wellness."
34 min
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Interview With Steve Morrow, Sound Mixer Of "La...
This week on the show we thought it would be appropriate to bring on a guest interview from the Best Picture frontrunner, "La La Land." Oscar nominee Steve Morrow CAS. joins me to talk about his role as a sound mixer on "La La Land," the awards season for him and his team so far and what the future holds.
70 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 7
It is time for Week 7 of the NBP Film Awards and for this week, myself, Mike and Kristen countdown our favorites for 2016 in the following categories: Best Documentary, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay & Best Director of the year.
70 min
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Episode 25 - Reactions to the BAFTA Awards, WGA...
On Episode 25, it's one week before our final awards predictions, the final voting ballots are out and the BAFTA Awards need talking about. We not only talk about the current state of the race but we also discuss the latest movie trailers for "It Comes At Night" & "The Beguiled."
53 min
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"John Wick: Chapter 2"
For our second review of the week, myself and Mike Vermette review the sequel to "John Wick" properly titled "John Wick: Chapter 2."
28 min
845
"The Lego Batman Movie"
For this week's main review on The Next Best Picture Podcast, myself, Mike Vermette and guest DJ Valentine from SimplisticReviews.net review "The Lego Batman Movie."
33 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 6
85 min
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Episode 24 - The Annie, ASC & DGA Awards Plus S...
On Episode 24 of the Next Best Picture Podcast myself and Michael are joined by a guest, Eric R., to discuss the Annie, ASC and DGA Awards winners plus Eric discusses his time at the 2017 Sundance film festival and what that may mean for next year's Oscar race.
50 min
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"The Space Between Us"
This week myself and Mike Vermette, review the new romance/young adult/scifi film "The Space Between Us."
19 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 5
It is time for week 5 of the NBP Film Awards and for this week, myself and Michael are joined by a returning Will. This week's categories are Best Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects, Scenes & Action/Superhero Films for 2016.
103 min
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"Gold"
This week on the Next Best Picture Podcast, we are back to reviewing one film a week and this week's film is the Matthew McConaughey starring vehicle "Gold."
23 min
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Episode 23 - Reactions To The SAG, ACE & PGA Aw...
This week on Episode 23 of the Next Best Picture Podcast we got together immediately following the SAG Awards to talk about those, the ACE & PGA awards from the past week. What does it all mean for this year's Oscar race? Tune in to find out.
57 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 4
89 min
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Episode 22 - Reactions To The Oscar Nominations...
It's the most wonderful or horrible time of the year depending on which films you liked last year. The Oscar nominations were finally announced and on episode 22 we discuss them along with our predictions for the ACE, PGA & SAG awards. Myself and Michael are joined for this exciting episode by Jorge from SplashReport.com
57 min
854
"Split"
For our second review of the week, myself and Kristen Lopez review M. Night Shyamalan's latest film "Split."
38 min
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Episode 21 - Final Oscar Predictions For The 89...
This is it. One day before the nominations are announced. Here is the podcast episode sole dedicated to predicting the 89th Academy Award nominations. Myself and Michael are joined by Sam Coffey from AwardsCircuit.com to help us along with the many categories.
98 min
856
"The Founder"
This week on The Next Best Picture Podcast I am being joined by a guest: Andrew Carden of The AwardsConnection.com! Together, he and I review the new film from John Lee Hancock and starring Michael Keaton, "The Founder."
24 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 3
And we're back with week 3 of the NBP Film Awards as we countdown the very best of 2016 leading up to this year's Oscar ceremony. For this week we countdown our favorite villains, death scenes, horror/scifi films, animated films & voiceover performances. There is a slight dip in audio quality for the first 18 minutes but things get back to normal after that with some shocking reveals and disagreements amongst the team resulting in one of our most fun podcast episodes yet.
99 min
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"Silence"
For our second review of the week, Kristen Lopez and I review Martin Scorsese's latest film "Silence" starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver & Liam Neeson.
40 min
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Episode 20 - The BAFTA Nominations, DGA, PGA & ...
For episode 20 on the Next Best Picture Podcast we break down this year's BAFTA nominations, the Producers Guild Of America (PGA), the Directors Guild Of America and the many other guilds which announced their nominations this week as Oscar nomination morning draws near.
55 min
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"Patriot's Day"
For this week's main review, myself and Kristen Lopez review the latest Peter Berg film (He also did "Deepwater Horizon" earlier this year), "Patriot's Day" starring Mark Wahlberg.
22 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 2
Last week we gave you Part 1 of the NBP Film Awards on The Next Best Picture Podcast and now we are here in week two with another set of awards from all members of the team here.
80 min
862
Episode 19 - Guild Award Nominations & 74th Gol...
This week's episode of The Next Best Picture Podcast was interesting as we decided to record over the course of 2 days to bring you a jam packed episode.
80 min
863
"A Monster Calls"
For our second review of the week, myself and Kristen break out the tissues and discuss the powerful film "A Monster Calls" starring Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Lewis MacDougall & Liam Neeson.
33 min
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"Hidden Figures"
For this week's main review on the Next Best Picture Podcast, myself and Kristen review the film "Hidden Figures" starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae & Kevin Costner.
34 min
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The 2016 NBP Film Awards: Part 1
We here at Next Best Picture are pleased to bring to you Part 1 of our film awards for 2016, The NBP Film Awards.
110 min
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"Lion"
For this week's main review on the Next Best Picture Podcast, myself and Will take a look the potential Oscar player, "Lion" starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman.
28 min
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Episode 18 - The Guild Awards & The Golden Glob...
Happy New Year everyone! We are kick starting 2017 with this episode of awards talk with the guild awards and our Golden Globes Predictions.
55 min
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Episode 17 - The Makeup Shortlist, Fan Question...
It's a light week as far as Oscar news goes in the wake of the Holidays, so we take the opportunity to answer fan questions and see where that takes us as we wrap up 2016 and look forward to our End of Year Awards.
84 min
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"Fences"
The second review of the week is Denzel Washington's adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize Winning play "Fences." Kristen Lopez joins me for this review and we dive deep into the themes, acting and filmmaking on display in this Oscar player.
30 min
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"Jackie"
For this week's main review on the Next Best Picture Podcast, we review Pablo Larrain's buzzed about biopic "Jackie" starring Natalie Portman.
32 min
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"Passengers"
For this week's review of "Passengers," I am joined by a special guest from the UK, Sarah Buddery from sarahsawamovie.com, who joined us last time for our review of "The Girl On The Train."
33 min
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"La La Land"
Our second review for the week is the current Best Picture frontrunner "La La Land." Does it totally meet the hype which has surrounded this film since its premiere at Venice? Listen in as we find out.
34 min
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"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
This week on the main review for the Next Best Picture podcast, we are going to a galaxy far far away with a review of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Kristen Lopez joins me for this one as we talk about all of the highs and lows of Gareth Edwards' latest.
38 min
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Episode 16 - SAG Nomination Reactions, Academy ...
In episode 16, we react to the SAG Award Nominations and how they impact the acting races moving forward. We respond to the Academy's many shortlists which were released for various categories.
86 min
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Episode 15 - Critics Choice Awards, Golden Glob...
This is a JAM PACKED episode that I wish I had gotten out yesterday but there was a lot of content to go through and discuss, so while part of the conversation may be a moot point after tomorrow (Discussing SAG Nomination Predictions) we hope you can enjoy this episode as much as we did recording it with our special guest for the first time on the Next Best Picture Podcast, from AwardsWatch.com Erik Anderson.
109 min
876
"Miss Sloane"
For this week our 2nd review is Jessica Chastain's now Golden Globe nominated (Best Actress Drama) starring film, "Miss Sloane." We have the entire gang on here to review this one and it's a great deal of fun.
33 min
877
"Office Christmas Party"
This week we are taking a break from our standard Oscar fare and are turning our attention towards some good old fashion Holiday cheer. That cheer comes in the form of laughter from some of television's biggest comedy names in "Office Christmas Party." But is it any good?
25 min
878
"Elle"
For our final review of the week, we tackle Paul Verhoeven's contender for Best Foreign Language Film, "Elle."
37 min
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Episode 14 - NBR, NYFCC, LAFCA Critics Awards &...
This week on episode 14, we talk about the first critics awards out of the gate for the 2016 awards season. The National Board Of Review, New York Film Critics Circle and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association each handed out their awards to three different films making the beginning of the race very exciting.
71 min
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"Manchester By The Sea"
On this week's main review we discuss Kenneth Lonergan's big Oscar player, "Manchester By The Sea."
38 min
881
"Nocturnal Animals"
And to wrap up this week in podcasts we bring you both our review and spoiler discussion of writer/director Tom Ford's followup to "A Single Man," "Nocturnal Animals."
41 min
882
Moana
I am joined for the first time by our newest member to the Next Best Picture Podcast, Kristen Lopez, for our review of Disney's "Moana."
23 min
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Episode 13 - Our Newest Member, BFCA Preview & ...
The Oscar Race is finally entering into the critic's phase this week and we have added a new member to our show to not only help us with our discussions about the National Board of Review, the New York Film Critics Circle, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Film Critics Nominations but to be a part of all of our shows for the foreseeable future.
62 min
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"Loving"
Myself and Michael review Jeff Nichol's latest "Loving."
30 min
885
Episode 12 - "Patriot's Day" Reactions, Film Ne...
On Episode 12 we go over reactions to both "Patriot's Day" and "Hidden Figures" as well as our thoughts on Best Supporting Actor, film news and trailer reactions to "Beauty And The Beast" and "The Zookeeper's Wife."
54 min
886
"Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them" & What ...
This week our main review is the new David Yates and J.K. Rowling collaboration "Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them." Cinema Throwdown also makes a return here not having been heard since our "Snowden" episode where we debate over which Harry Potter film is truly the best.
48 min
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"Moonlight" & Interview With Composer Nicholas ...
On this episode we review Barry Jenkins' much hyped about second film "Moonlight" and then afterwards I interview the composer for that film plus "The Big Short," "Free State Of Jones" and the upcoming "Oceans 8," Nicholas Britell.
54 min
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Episode 11 - "Rules Don't Apply" Reviews, Film ...
On Episode 11 we discuss the reviews for "Rules Don't Apply," "Moana," "Allied" and others, film news and our reactions to the trailer for "Ghost In The Shell."
41 min
889
"Arrival" & Top 3 Intellectual Science Fiction ...
On this episode we review Denis Villeneuve's "Arrival" and list our top 3 favorite intellectual science fiction films.
69 min
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"Hacksaw Ridge" & Kevin O'Connell Interview
We are very excited about this one. Not only do Will and I review Mel Gibson's latest film "Hacksaw Ridge" but afterwards, Will conducts an interview with the Sound Mixer on the film, 20 time Oscar nominee, Kevin O'Connell.
69 min
891
Episode 10 - Early "Fences" Reactions, Film New...
It's Episode 10 of the Next Best Picture Podcast and this time it's just Will and I as we discuss the first reactions to "Fences," other Oscar & film news along with trailer reactions to "Life," "Gifted," and "T2: Trainspotting."
57 min
892
"Doctor Strange"
On this week's edition of the Next Best Picture Podcast, we have a couple of different reviews on the horizon. First up is our review of "Doctor Strange" where myself and Will are joined by DJ Valentine from SimplisticReviews.net
35 min
893
Episode 9 - Viola Davis Moves To Supporting, Fi...
This week on Episode 9, we discuss Viola Davis moving to Supporting, other Oscar news along with film news, the trailer for Shia LaBeouf's newest movie "Man Down" and we answer some fan questions as well.
63 min
894
"Inferno" & "Certain Women"
This week on the Next Best Picture Podcast, we have reviews of "Inferno" and "Certain Women." First up is our review of "Inferno" where I am joined by Lee from BigPictureReviews.co.uk. Then I am joined for "Certain Women" by JD Duran from InSessionFilm.com.
52 min
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Episode 8 - The Gotham Awards Nominees, Film Ne...
For this week, we review the Gotham Award nominees, talk the latest film news and discuss the trailers for "Guardians Of The Galaxy 2," "Logan," and "A Cure For Wellness."
66 min
896
"Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" & "Denial"
For our review of "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" I am joined by Mike Vermette and then both Will and Michael Schwartz join me for a review of "Denial."
38 min
897
Episode 7 - Week 2 Of NYFF, Film News & The "Jo...
It's our first episode without Will but Michael and I do our best to discuss where the Oscar Race now stands after the 2nd week of the New York Film Festival comes to a close.
56 min
898
"The Accountant" & "13th"
For this week's main review, we have yet another double feature with "The Accountant" and "13th." Myself and Michael are joined for the first time on the show by Mike Vermette whose reviews you may have seen on the site for "The Accountant," "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children," "Blair Witch," and "Morgan."
43 min
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Episode 6 - Week 1 Of NYFF, Film News & The "Ja...
On this week's episode of the Next Best Picture podcast, we have a lot of news to unpack as we talk about the first week of the New York Film Festival, the latest news in the world of film and the 2016 awards race.
64 min
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"The Girl On The Train" & "The Birth Of A Nation"
For this week's main review on the Next Best Picture Podcast, we have a double feature. First up is Tate Taylor's thriller adaptation of the Best Selling Novel "The Girl On The Train" with a special guest, Sarah Buddery from Sarahsawamovie.com.
52 min