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Out Now 436: One Night In Miami

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe is making a big deal out of a big night . Aaron and Abe are joined by the Taylor Network’s Darrell Taylor to talk all about One Night In Miami from director Regina King . The three take their time going over the acclaimed adaptation of the stage play, concerning an evening spent with black icons Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke . There’s a lot to discuss in regards to the clashing opinions of these men, their role in the civil rights movement, what King brings in her direction, and more. Plus, there’s time for Games and Feedback! 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: Manhunter (1986)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track wants to know: can you see? Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Jason Coleman, Jim Dietz, and Scott Mendelson to discuss Michael Mann’s take on the Thomas Harris novel Red Dragon – 1986’s Manhunter , starring William Petersen, Tom Noonan , and Brian Cox as Hannibal Lecktor . This is the first of our Hannibal commentaries that will be the theme of the first five months of 2021, so get ready. Listen in to hear the group go over the impact this film had on the cop thriller/serial killer genre. There’s plenty of talk about the film, the performances, Mann’s direction, Hannibal, the novel, and the other films, naturally. There’s plenty more discussion about the nature of the production, what makes this film stand out, and lots of fun tangents as well. So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill… You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify .   Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Locked Down, The Marksman, Most Anticipated Films & More!

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2021 is coming in hot, so let's talk movies. This week's reviews include a quarantine-themed comedy-drama-heist flick ( Locked Down ), a new Liam Neeson action flick ( The Marksman ), a terrific documentary ( MLK/FBI ), and more. Plus  I have my picks for my most anticipated films of 2021, my top ten of 2020, an early review of The White Tiger , and other write-ups.   Additionally, there are more podcasts we put together, including our episodes covering the best films of 2020, Small Axe , Soul ,   and more. Finally, there are my various essays lists, and new trailers to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! Movie Reviews And Top Ten Lists: (All Reviews Are Linked) ​ In-House Reviews: The Marksman, Locked Down, Pieces of a Woman, MLK/FBI & More! Early Review:  The White Tiger -  An entertainingly gritty Indian crime story.   Most Anticipated Films of 2021 - A Month By Month Look Top 10 Films of 2020   Top

Out Now 435: The Top Ten Films of 2020

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe attempts to wrap up the long and mystifying year that was 2020, as far as movies are concerned . Aaron and Abe are joined by Movies Markus’ Markus Robinson to countdown their top ten films of 2020. The three take their time going over the different 2020 movies they ranked highest, from Ava to The Vast of Night . Also, keep your ears open to hear from many other regular guests who sent in recordings of their own top ten as well. It’s a packed show! 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 434: Small Axe

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe wants you to know that if you are the big tree, we are the small axe . Aaron is joined by Movies Markus’ Markus Robinson and Professor Mike Dillon to talk about the entire Small Axe anthology of films from director Steve McQueen . The three spend time on each film in this large undertaking – Mangrove (9:05), Lovers Rock (43:55), Red White and Blue (1:00:30), Alex Wheatle (1:20:19), and Education (1:34:08) . Plenty of thoughts are shared in regards to the power of the filmmaking, storytelling, performances, music, and the heavy themes addressing issues of race and more. 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 433: Soul

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe  is traveling to the Great Beyond and back. Aaron and Abe are joined by David Yeh to talk all about Pixar’s Soul , an out-of-this-world comedy about the afterlife and what comes before. All three have lots to dig into with what director Pete Doctor (and co-director Kemp Powers ) has in store for audiences with his fourth directorial effort, going over the story, themes, music, and more. The guys also go over some listener feedback to round out the episode. 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

Weekly Recap: The Top Ten Films of 2020, Top Movie Moments & More!

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Happy New Year! We've made it to 2021. Yes, there are still major issues out there, but ideally, this is leading to a start to getting back on track. Regardless, it's time to talk about movies, and what better way to kick off a new year than looking at some of the best to have come out? This week, instead of new reviews, I have my picks for the best films of 2020, my favorite movie moments, and more. Be sure to hit that Top Ten link AND enjoy all of the easter eggs I've linked to every image in it. Additionally, there are more podcasts we put together, including our episodes covering Wonder Woman 1984 ,   and more. Finally, there are my various essays lists, and new trailers to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! Movie Reviews And Top Ten Lists: (All Reviews Are Linked) ​ Top 10 Films of 2020   Top 20 Movie Moments of 2020   Top Ten Blu-ray Picks For 2020 The Top 100 Films of the Decade (2010 - 2019)   Soul  -  A

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