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  • 12 Jul 2019 10:38 AM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    Whether you like big budget blockbusters or indies this episode has reviews of both types of films.  First up is talk on the latest Marvel superhero movie "Spider-man: Far From Home".  Ari Aster's sophomore film "Midsommar" occupies the second review slot followed by the hosts sharing bits of movie news and their recommendations on films you might want to watch.

    Recommendations: "Eyes Wide Shut" , "Lady Macbeth"

  • 5 Jul 2019 11:17 AM | Chris Frye (Administrator)


    Heard of Forky?  He's kind of a big deal...as is the movie he's in..."Toy Story 4".  Alan & Chris review this film as well as the latest offering from auteur director Jim Jarmusch "The Dead Don't Die".  Afterwards they share some movie news and then close the episode out with their recommendations of films to seek out.

    Recommendations: "MacGruber" , "Bad Times at the El Royale" , "Personal Shopper" & "Almost Famous"

  • 19 Jun 2019 4:16 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    On this episode of Footcandle Films we're all about monsters… monsters of the giant lizard variety and monsters of rock. The show kicks off with a review of "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" and continues with a review for the Elton John biopic "Rocketman". Chris then takes a turn running the news segment. Our hosts close out the show, as always, with their recommendations of films you might want to check out.

    Recommendations: "Walk the Line", "Observe and Report"

  • 6 Jun 2019 10:37 AM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    Hugh Jackman stars as presidential candidate Gary Hart in "The Front Runner". Elisabeth Moss stars as a Courtney Love-esque rocker in "Her Smell". Both films are reviewed on this episode followed by a news wrap-up of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Before signing off each host gives a recommendation of a film you might want to seek out.

    Recommendations: "Triple Frontier", "The Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience"

  • 23 May 2019 1:05 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    Oscar-winning director Sebastian Lelio decided to do an English language remake of his own film casting Julianne Moore in the lead. Alan & Chris share their thoughts on “Gloria Bell” as well as the critically derided “Serenity” – the latest cinematic effort from Matthew McConaughey & Anne Hathaway.

    Next our hosts discuss the news of the latest actor chosen to wear the Batman’s cowl and the odd new direction of the “Saw” franchise.

    Closing out the episode each host offers a suggestion of a film to screen in the comfort of your own home.

    Recommendations: “Burning”, “Homecoming”

  • 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"

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