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Out Now 420: Antebellum

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This week'sOut Now with Aaron and Abe is determining what actually rises again. Aaron and Abe are joined by Movies Markus’ Markus Robinson to go over the slavery-themed horror/thriller Antebellum, starring Janelle Monae. The group digs into just how effectively the film managed to balance being a genre flick and having something important to say about the racial divide in America, which includes a spoiler-focused section of the review that is established beforehand. Additionally, the trio also goes through some listener feedback, along with a welcome return of Games 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 AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Antebellum, The Nest, Toronto Film Fest & More!

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After a bit of a breather, this week's full recap is back and loaded with reviews. Who needs theaters, right? I have reviews for a bunch of movies available for home viewing, including Antebellum, the film that also factors into my latest Variety article, as I spoke with the directors about how they shot the film. I also have my reviews for films from the Toronto International Film Festival. Additionally, there are a couple of solid podcasts we put together, including our Mulanepisode, along with our in-depth thoughts on I'm Thinking of Ending Things. 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:(All Reviews Are Linked)AntebellumStyle and performance outweigh story in this mind-bending horror film.TIFF 2020 - NomadlandFrances McDormand leads a great character drama.TIFF 2020 - Concrete CowboyIdris Elba is a cowboy on a horse.TIFF 2020 - I Care A LotA twisty con-ma…

Out Now 419: I’m Thinking Of Ending Things

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is thinking of recording things. Aaron and Abe are joined by Jonathan Van Dyke to go over, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, the latest mind-scrambling drama from director Charlie Kaufman. The group goes deep into their thoughts on the film, which includes an entire section focused on more spoiler-y aspects of the film, as they attempt to decipher some of its meanings. Additionally, the trio also goes through some listener feedback to round out the episode. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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Out Now Commentary: Seven (1995)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track will learn what’s in the box. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Scott Mendelson, Peter Paras, and Yancy Berns to discuss the stylish horror noir Seven, from director David Fincher. Listen in to hear the group go over the impact this film had on the dark crime thrillers to come, thoughts on Fincher’s career, as well as the careers of Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt. There’s plenty more discussion in regards to the filmmaking on display, what makes this film stand out, and lots of fun tangents as well.So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…
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Out Now 418: Mulan

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is determining the value of a reflection. Aaron and Abe are joined That’s It LA’s Michael Lee to discuss Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. The group go into their thoughts on the film, with an extended review that also delves into aspects of the production, cast-based opinions, and the role of diversity in front of and behind the camera. Additionally, the trio also go through 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 AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Mulan, I'm Thinking of Ending Things & More!

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In terms of recent upward trajectory, along with Variety, the news is out that I've been made Senior Film & TV Editor for We Live Entertainment. That goes nicely with the batch of reviews I have out this week. No, even if they were open around me, I'm not planning on hitting theaters right now, so no Tenet review from me. However, I do have a few reviews for films available to watch at home, including Mulan, I'm Thinking of Ending Things, and an early review of Antebellum. Additionally, there are a couple of solid podcasts we put together, including our Bill & Ted Face the Musicepisode. 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:(All Reviews Are Linked)MulanOne of the better Disney remakesI'm Thinking Of Ending ThingsCharlie Kaufman still makes movies that are challengingEarly Review: AntebellumStyle and performance outweigh story in this mind-bend…

Out Now 417: Bill & Ted Face The Music

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is totally excellent. Aaron and Abe are joined The Psych Show’s Ali Mattu to discuss Bill & Ted Face the Music the legacy sequel to the cult favorite time-traveling series, starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. The guys get into what it is that makes this series a joyous one and plenty of thoughts regarding its status in culture and what sets it apart. 

Additionally, the group shares some thoughts regarding the late Chadwick Boseman, and following the review, the trio also goes through some listener feedback to round out the episode. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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