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  • 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"

  • 3 Dec 2018 12:14 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)



    Recommendations: "The Kindergarten Teacher", "Halloween (2018)"

    Reviews: "Bohemian Rhapsody", "The Old Man & the Gun"

  • 3 Dec 2018 12:11 PM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    Director Damien Chazelle returns to the multiplex with a film that isn't centered around music but instead tells the story of astronaut Neil Armstrong in "First Man". After sharing their thoughts on this recent release, Alan and Chris celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic "Halloween" by discussing what works and doesn't on this genre defining film by John Carpenter. News & movie recommendations round out this episode.

    Recommendations: "Bisbee '17", "Stronger"

  • 3 Dec 2018 11:55 AM | Chris Frye (Administrator)

    With the arrival of Bradley Cooper's remake of "A Star Is Born" starring himself and Lady Gaga in theaters it is safe to say the Oscar-bait season has officially begun. Alan & Chris discuss Mr. Cooper's first directorial effort followed by reviews of the smaller independent film "Puzzle" and the comic book adaptation misfire "Venom" starring Tom Hardy.

    Recommendations: "Sorry to Bother You", "Best of All Worlds"

  • 9 Oct 2018 7:54 AM | Alan Jackson (Administrator)

    October has arrived. Time for pumpkin spice lattes and a recap of the 4th annual Footcandle Film Festival. Along with recounting festival highlights, Alan & Chris share a review of American Animals – a film which was featured in this year's festival as a special presentation.

    Recommendations: "Night of the Living Dead (1968)", "Rampage"

    Review: "American Animals"

  • 18 Sep 2018 8:01 AM | Alan Jackson (Administrator)

    Two smaller independent films are on the agenda today with reviews of "Leave No Trace" and "Borg vs McEnroe". Next on the news roundup you hear about films getting their debut at the Toronto International Film Festival and what exactly is going on with the "Popular Film" Oscar. Recommendations round out the episode as well as a chance for you to receive a free 2018 Footcandle Film Festival t-shirt (if you're the first one to email the correct answer after consulting your friend named Google).

    Recommendations: UndefeatedThe Post

    Reviews: Leave No Trace & Borg vs McEnroe

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