A Film By...

A Film By...

A Film By... is a podcast created and hosted by Brad Koszo and Jeff Johnson. Together, they wax intellectual about Hollywood's biggest film directors, their underrated movies, and the things we love about them.

Recent Episodes

Kevin Reynolds - The Beast

Jan. 18, 2022

Kevin Reynolds is a director known for offering up the occasional blockbuster, and his many collaborations with Kevin Costner. In 1988, he created one of the more poignant films about war with his Soviet tank drama, The Beas…

1986 - The Golden Child

Jan. 11, 2022

"I waaaant the kniiiiife... pleeeeeease." Our 1986 series is back with a chat about Eddie Murphy classic, The Golden Child. Jeff, Brad, Scott and David discuss their favorite scenes, and the interesting connection to Big Tro…

Oliver Stone - U-Turn

Jan. 4, 2022

Vietnam. Presidents. Rock stars. Social commentary. Throughout his storied career, filmmaker Oliver Stone has written outstanding scripts, made memorable movies, and won Academy Awards. With this neo-noir crime thriller, he …

1986 - Karate Kid Part II

Dec. 31, 2021

To celebrate NYE and the release of the new season of Netflix hit, Cobra Kai, Jeff calls Andrew and Scott into the dojo for a talk about Karate Kid Part II. Daniel-san's growth and development, Pat Morita's Oscar nomination,…

1986 - Platoon

Dec. 28, 2021

On this episode of the limited 1986 series, Jeff is joined by Brad and David to talk about Best Picture winner, Platoon. The conversation includes Vietnam war movies, Oliver Stone, great music, and who the best pick is to bu…

Nora Ephron - Mixed Nuts

Dec. 21, 2021

It's the annual Christmas episode! This year, Brad and Jeff discuss Nora Ephron's dark Christmas comedy "Mixed Nuts"! It's a wild night of unexpected events taking place at a crisis hotline center with Steve Martin doing his…