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Out Now Bonus: Missing A Plane Skinamarink

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This bonus Out Now with Aaron & Abe is having fun with planes, computers, and children’s toys. Aaron and Abe recap a number of new releases for this January 2023 hodgepodge episode, including Missing (22:05), Plane (50:15), and Skinamarink (1:08:30) , which happens to feature a guest appearance from Markus Robinson. Plus, there’s time for some Out Now Quickies™ (3:45) , Games (1:32:45) , and Feedback (1:47:50) as well. 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

95th Academy Award Nominations & Thoughts

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Well, the Oscar nominations for the 95 th Academy Awards have arrived. All of the battles on Hollywood's western front between critics lists, guilds, filmmakers, actors, and studio campaigns have led to a...fairly reasonable but undoubtedly safe set of potential winners. As far as the major categories are concerned, there's (once again) not a ton of surprise for those who have been paying attention. Elsewhere, I can't offhand see any picks that came out of nowhere, and only one that upsets the general standard for things. The recent overhaul in the Academy membership has led to diverse choices in many categories, though it doesn't feel as positively overwhelming as it could have been. I have further thoughts on all these, which I will go through, category by category. The Oscar results will be revealed on March 27, 2022. Here is a quick breakdown of the films with the most nominations: Everything Everywhere All At Once – 11, All Quiet on the Western Front – 9, The

Out Now Commentary: Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track is dealing with a war in the streets and terror in the night. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Yancy Berns, and Mark Hofmeyer to discuss John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13  as the first part of the “I Love LA” theme of commentaries for 2023. Listen in to hear the crew discuss what made this 70s flick stand out as more than just an exploitation flick. There’s plenty of conversation revolving around Carpenter’s ability, the ideas and style of the film, the stars involved, themes of the time, 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

This Week's Movie Recap: Missing, Plane, Women Talking, Top Ten of 2022, and More!

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Once again, it's another week of smaller and streaming releases, along with some award contender expansions. The big release is  Missing , a follow-up to the similarly structured  Searching . I also have reviews for some new horror features, such as  Skinamarink  and  Sick , along with the acclaimed drama  Women Talking . Plus, we have plenty of new podcast episodes, including our huge  Top Ten Films of 2022  show .  So, feel free to check out all these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading!

Out Now 520: The Top Ten Films of 2022

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe is putting the final stamp on the year 2022 in movies! Aaron and Abe are joined by Movie Markus’ Markus Robinson to go over their Top Ten Films of 2022 . Hear what the group has to say about their favorite films of the year, honorable mentions, most anticipated films of 2023, and more. PLUS – Many frequent Out Now guests happily contributed their top ten picks for 2022 in audio form as well, in addition to what’s heard during listener 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 519: M3GAN

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe has something to say about the RoboBoogie and evil dolls. Aaron and (briefly) Abe are joined by Firstshowing.net’s Alex Billington to talk all about M3GAN , from producer James Wan and Blumhouse . Hear what has to be said about this year’s January kick-off horror film and whether or not the camp value was enough to push it over the edge. Plus, we have trailers to discuss, games, feedback, and more. Tune in for Out Now Quickies™ ( 6:11 ), Trailer Talk for Evil Dead Rise and Renfield ( 24:00 ), the main review ( 30:47 ), Games ( 1:07:00 ), and Out Now Feedback ( 1:21:20 ). 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 2022, M3GAN, Babylon &More!

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Happy New Year!  As we enter 2023, I've got plenty of new stuff to share. First up - Top Ten Lists! I have lists for my favorite films of the year, my top movie moments, the best home releases on 4K and Blu-ray, as well as my most anticipated films of the year. As far as reviews, I wrote all about this week's release, M3GAN . Plus, we have plenty of new podcast episodes covering a number of Oscar hopefuls ( Babylon, White Noise, Women Talking, The Whale ,  etc.), along with spoiler thoughts on Avatar and Glass Onion .  So, feel free to check out all these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading!

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