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  • 8 May 2019 10:46 AM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    After 21 films “Avengers: Endgame” has arrived in theaters to wrap-up some major themes in the MCU and bid farewell to some beloved characters. Another film, seemingly in development since the first Marvel film came out, has finally seen the light of day with the release of “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” on iTunes. Our hosts share their thoughts on both as well as discuss some movie news and share their recommendations of films you should check out.

    Recommendations: “Unicorn Store“, “Pet Sematary (2019)

  • 17 Apr 2019 2:38 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    We've had odd film review pairings in the past but this one...it's a doozy. First up we talk about the inspiring space program documentary "Apollo 11". From the soaring heights of space we then plunge into the underworld of bad cops and ruthless criminals in the noir thriller "Dragged Across Concrete". Once the reviews wrap we devote the news segment to our recent visit to the RiverRun Film Festival. Last, but not least, we close the episode with recommendations of films you might not have heard of that you should consider seeking out.

    Recommendations: "Ode to Joy", "The Breaker Upperers"

  • 3 Apr 2019 1:53 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)


    Jordan Peele's much anticipated follow-up to "Get Out" has arrived in theaters. Alan & Chris review Peele's sophomore effort "Us" along with a World War I documentary by filmmaker Peter Jackson. In the Silver Screen news section of the show that follows the hosts share their thoughts on the recent passing of Agnes Varda at the age of 90. Rounding out this episode are recommendations of films that are worth checking out that might have slipped in under your cinematic radar.

    Recommendations: "Dragged Across Concrete", "Beautiful Boy"

  • 20 Mar 2019 2:13 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    2019's first entry in the Marvel (or is it Mar-vel) cinematic universe has arrived with Brie Larson in "Captain Marvel". Alan & Chris share a review of this new release as well as the biopic "Stan & Ollie" starring Steve Coogan & John C. Reilly. News tidbits & recommendations of films you might have missed round out the episode.

    Recommendations: "Incendies", "The Death of Stalin"

  • 28 Feb 2019 8:51 AM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    The Academy didn't call on Alan & Chris to host the awards this year so they're available to share their reviews of two Oscar nominated films - "The Wife" and "Shoplifters". Rounding out the show are movie news tidbits and each host offers up a film recommendation.

    Recommendations: "Hale County This Morning, This Evening", "True Romance"

  • 4 Feb 2019 3:02 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    M. Night Shyamalan has delivered the third installment in his Eastrail 177 trilogy a.k.a. "Glass" to movie theaters across the country. Alan & Chris have their review of this film along with a discussion of the multi-Oscar nominated "Green Book". Speaking of the Oscars, the hosts devote their news segment to discussing the recently released nominations for this year's award ceremony. Each host gives a recommendation of a film you should watch to close out this episode.

    Recommendations: "Ralph Breaks the Internet", "Signs"

    Reviews: "Glass", "Green Book"

  • 16 Jan 2019 4:55 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    On the last episode when the hosts gave their best of 2018 lists it was mentioned neither had seen the latest by Yorgos Lanthimos - "The Favourite". That oversight has now been remedied and they offer a review of it as well as the social media buzzed movie of the moment Netflix's "Bird Box" starring Sandra Bullock. Afterwards the tried and true segments of movie news and recommendations make their return after an episode hiatus. Recommendations: "Love, Gilda", "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch" Reviews: "The Favourite", "Bird Box"

  • 16 Jan 2019 4:51 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    Now that we've entered into the early days of 2019, our show hosts Alan & Chris are all prepared to look back at 2018 and give their Top Five Films. In addition they offer up their biggest cinematic frustrations, biggest cinematic surprises and the films they're most looking forward to in 2019. With so much to cover the usual show segments of movie news & recommendations are on hiatus… but never fear they'll return on the next episode.

  • 19 Dec 2018 4:21 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    Alan & Chris have survived the snowpocalypse that walloped North Carolina and made it in to the MESH studios to discuss Melissa McCarthy's dramatic turn in "Can You Ever Forgive Me?". This is followed by a review of Alfonso Cuaron's latest film that is streaming exclusively on Netflix – "Roma". Alan then shares some movie news items … including what he says is THE biggest movie news item of the year. Rounding out the show, per the tried and true formula, are recommendations of films to check out.

    Reviews: "Can You Ever Forgive Me?", "Roma"

    Recommendations: "Happy as Lazzaro", "Krampus"

  • 3 Dec 2018 12:16 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    Director Steve McQueen returns to the big screen with a heist film centered around a group of widows left to clean up their criminal husbands' mess. Alan & Chris share their thoughts on "Widows" as well as the straight-to-Netflix Cohen Brothers anthology film "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs". Cinema related news items follow the pair of reviews, with film recommendations closing out the show.

    Reviews: "Widows", "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"

    Recommendations: "Ozark", "They'll Love Me When I'm Dead"

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