James is joined by Liam O’Donnell – the writer/director of Beyond Skyline, aka the sequel to an alien-invasion film from 2010 that nobody expected a sequel from – much less a great one! Seriously, Beyond Skyline is great sci-fi, martial arts, alien punching fun and Liam gives us the blow-by-blow of how he took his series from a 13% RT score for the original Skyline to a 73% for the sequel. Plus the guys discuss the late-90’s genre-mashing Arnold Schwarzenegger film End of Days! Also, iTunes is running a special on Beyond Skyline – rent it now for only $.99…
Zach returns for one-week only from globe-trotting trip #1 to discuss his adventures in Africa and India, run down the movies he’s recently watched on planes, and generally catch up on the world of film with James as his guide (it’s ok to be worried for him). Also, the guys reveal how they fared with their Oscar picks!
James is joined by Joe Grabinski of the hilarious twitter account “Amazon Movie Reviews” (@AmznMovieRevws) to discuss his insane viral success, his process in selecting the best of the worst in online movie reviews, and what the future holds for his beloved novelty account. Plus the guys discuss Moon director Duncan Jones’ latest sci-fi effort MUTE. Spoilers after the music!
Robert Jones, movie-mashup maestro, joins James to rank and discuss the last 10 films they watched.
James is joined by Movie-mashup editor Robert Jones to discuss his popular YouTube channel, the process he uses to create his videos, as well as the latest Alex Garland film Annihilation. Stick around for spoilers after the music!
James is joined by returning guest co-host Paul from the Countdown Podcast to discuss the new Marvel film Black Panther as well as quick-rank all 18 MCU films. Stick around for spoilers after the music!
James is joined by guest co-host Ryan from the Circle of Film Podcast to rank and discuss the last 10 movies they’ve seen.
Zach & James reveal their highly-anticipated Super Bowl LII predictions, then talk about some movies.
James and Zach discuss the 2018 Oscar nominations and choose who will and should win, reveal the CRL listener’s favorite 20 films of 2017, and then discuss the Oscar hopefuls The Post (directed by Steven Spielberg) and Phantom Thread (dir by Paul Thomas Anderson).
Zach and James are joined by special guest Kyle to rundown the complete filmography of auteur director Stanley Kubrick, then the guys rank all 13 applicable films!
Zach and James go deep into the year that was 2017 with loads of alternative year-end lists from the guys, NEW New Year movie resolutions, and an overview of what to expect in cinemas in 2018. Special thanks to our Patreon Supporters – Specifically thanks to Matt, Mindy, Scott, Ryan, Victoria, Scott, Roger, Josh, Catarina, Allan, Botond, Justin, Matthew, Michael, Adem, Thomas, Andrew, and Troy!
James and Zach count down their 20 favorite movies of 2017, as well as their greatest disappointments, films they regret not having seen before making their list, and more.
Zach and James ring in the new year by discussing and ranking the last 10 movies they’ve seen.
The war on Christmas continues and thus so does our tradition of watching several Christmas movies we haven’t seen and then talking about them. This year with someone who continues to haven’t seen them to this day.
It’s finally here: Episode VIII has arrived. Does it reach the heights of the original trilogy, or does it wallow in the depths of the prequels? Does it follow the predictable pattern of The Force Awakens, or does it forge a new path into uncharted space? Special-guest Kyle rejoins us to talk about the film, with lots of spoilers to go around because we really wanted to dive in deep. Also Kyle’s father checks in to share his experience from watching the original trilogy in theaters to now watching the latest installment. Sidenote: We had a heck of a time…
We talk about The Disaster Artist, the new James Franco film based on the origins of the infamously-bad film “The Room.” Then we count down our top 10 Worst Acting Performances.
James and Zach discuss the new Greta Gerwig directed drama Lady Bird which is currently the most-reviewed film on Rotten Tomatoes to remain at 100%, then run down their top 10 films that don’t deserve to appear on the infamous review aggregator site’s Top 100 Movies of All Time list. If you’re interested in signing up for MoviePass, you can use our referral link here if you want. Follow Cinereelists: Facebook – Twitter James: Letterboxd – Twitter Zach: Letterboxd – Twitter Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe: iTunes / RSS Have a film suggestion you think we’ve never seen…
Zach and James read and discuss some recent listener email.
James administers a 30-question DC trivia contest between Mohsen and Zach.
Mohsen comes back on the show to talk Justice League with us.
James and Zach are joined by special-guest Luke to discuss the 2017 remake of Murder on the Orient Express, then the trio run down their favorite “whodunit” movies.
We had Marvel Superfan Evily back on the show to talk about the third (and best) Thor movie, Thor Ragnarok. Then James pits Zach vs Evily in a Marvel Cinematic Universe Trivia Battle of Champions.
James and Zach celebrate 300 episodes by adding 100 more to their list of Favorite Films of All Time. This episode covers 201-250 and last week’s episode rounds out the top 300.
In our continuing series of listing our favorite films, we prepare for our 300th episode by listing half of our top 200-300 favorite films.
James and Zach talk The Florida Project and Florida-set films, all while recording in Florida.