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Weekly Recap: Favorites of the Year So Far, Mr. Malcolm, The Princess & More!

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Get ready for fireworks this weekend, as ... The Minions  are back? I didn't see their latest feature, but I do have new reviews for smaller films including Mr. Malcolm's List , The Princess , and Fire of Love . More importantly, I've put together the list of my Favorite Films of the Year So Far , which is always a fun exercise. Plus, there is our latest podcast covering Elvis , which I'm sure will be getting more viewers this weekend in theaters.  So, feel free to check out all of these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Movie Reviews: (All Reviews Are Linked) Aaron's Top 10 Favorite Films of 2022 So Far   In-House Reviews: Mr. Malcolm's List, The Princess, The Forgiven, and More!   Recent Reviews: Elvis  -   In Theaters The Black Phone  -   In Theaters Lightyear  -  In Theaters Jurassic World Dominion  -   In Theaters Crimes of the Future   -  In

Out Now 499: Elvis

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe has a suspicious mind that you may enjoy it! Aaron is joined by The A.V. Club’s Todd Gilchrist and Why So Blu’s Peter Paras to discuss Baz Luhrmann’s stylish biopic, Elvis . Listen in to hear whether or not this group enjoyed this take on the King of Rock & Roll, the key performance by Austin Butler , and more. Plus, there’s time for games, listener feedback, and more. Tune in for Out Now Quickies™ ( 6:13 ), the main review ( 32:15 ), Games ( 1:38:28 ), and Out Now Feedback ( 1:50:39 ). So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill… You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify . Subscribe via iTunes HERE

This Week's Movie Recap: Elvis, The Black Phone, Marcel The Shell, and More!

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The King has returned. Elvis is in theaters this week, and Baz Luhrmann makes a film very much in his style to honor the rock star. Also out, The Black Phone , featuring a creepy Ethan Hawke in a solid horror flick. I have reviews for both, plus thoughts on smaller releases including Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Father of the Bride ,  and more. Plus, there are a couple of new podcasts covering Lightyear   and E.T.  on its 40th anniversary.  So, feel free to check out all of these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Movie Reviews: (All Reviews Are Linked) Elvis -  Big, bright, colorful, and full of reverence for The King of Rock & Roll -  In Theaters The Black Phone -  An effective horror film with some killer masks. -  In Theaters In-House Reviews: Marcel the Shell, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Brian and Charles, and More!   Recent Reviews: Lightyear  -  In T

Out Now 498: Lightyear

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe is taking everyone to infinity, and seeing if they can reach beyond! Aaron and Abe are joined by David Yeh to talk all about Pixar’s spin-off film, Lightyear , the movie that inspired the toy. Listen to this trio finally get an understanding of how this film fits in the Toy Story universe, what they had to say about it, and what the future of Pixar looks like. Plus, there’s time for new trailer thoughts, games, and more. Tune in for the Summer Movie Gamble X update ( 5:15 ), Out Now Quickies™ ( 12:40 ), trailer talk for Strange World and Puss in Boots: The Last Wish ( 26:07 ), the main review ( 34:33 ), Games ( 1:27:00 ), and Out Now Feedback ( 1:36:00 ). So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill… You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify . Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Out Now Commentary: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track wants to help anyone in need phone home. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Yancy Berns, and Maxwell Haddad to discuss Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster masterpiece, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial . Coming out within a week of its 40 th anniversary, the group talk about the film from all angles, including where Spielberg developed this idea from, the tone of kids films at the time, what the actors bring to this story, the effectiveness of the E.T. design, and more. There’s plenty more discussion about the nature of the production, what makes this film stand out as a classic, and lots of fun tangents as well. So now, if you’ve got a couple of hours to kill… You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify .  Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Lightyear, Spiderhead, Official Competition & More!

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Buzz Lightyear has returned, but it's a little different. No longer a toy, Lightyear   presents a film that inspired the toy, leading to a Pixar sci-fi flick that's pretty fun and fit for everyone. I have a review for it here, as well as several smaller write-ups covering new streaming releases that feature a sinister Chris Hemsworth , another dramatic Adam Sandler , and a solid satire featuring Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz . Plus, there's this week's very fun podcast, which covers Jurassic World Dominion .  So, feel free to check out all of these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Movie Reviews: (All Reviews Are Linked) Lightyear   - Pixar gets up close to infinity, and it's fun, even if it's not beyond. -  In Theaters In-House Reviews: Spiderhead, Official Competition, Mad God, Hustle, and More!   Recent Reviews: Jurassic World Dominion  -   In Theater

Out Now 497: Jurassic World Dominion

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe is saying out with the Jurassic and in with the Cretaceous! Aaron is joined by Deep Blue Sea: The Podcast’s Jay Cluitt and Mark Hofmeyer to discuss Jurassic World Dominion . There’s a lot of conversation here, as the trio covers their thoughts on the film and this franchise, let alone how seriously to take it. Plus, games, other upcoming creature features, and more. Tune in for Out Now Quickies™ ( 16:44 ), Trailer Talk for Prey and Beast ( 27:49 ), the main review ( 37:31 ), Games ( 1:36:28 ), and Out Now Feedback ( 1:44:15 ). So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill… You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify . Subscribe via iTunes HERE

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