Aug. 16, 2022

Carl Reiner - Summer School

From his early days writing for Sid Caesar to his performance of Saul Bloom in the "Ocean's" trilogy, Carl Reiner kept us laughing for seven decades. In 1987, he directed "Summer School." A comedy about a misfit teacher bribed into …

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Aug. 9, 2022

1986 - Flight of the Navigator

Join us as we take flight on our limited series, "1986", to connect with our inner twelve-year-old for "Flight of the Navigator!" We discuss our love for the film while debating whether or not NASA are the bad guys, the …

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Aug. 8, 2022

Back to the Box Office: Review for Bullet Train

Jeff Johnson and special guest Dayton Johnson, of the Docking Bay 77 Podcast, offer a quick, SPOILER-FREE review of David Leitch's new action-comedy film "Bullet Train." www.afilmbypodcast @afilmbypodcast on Facebook and...

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Aug. 2, 2022

Kevin Smith - Zack and Miri Make a Porno: Part II

On the second half of our 100th episode discussing Kevin Smith and his film, "Zack and Miri Make a Porno," we dive into Kevin's filmography, talk about his many creative endeavors, his upcoming projects, and share stories about our visit …

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Aug. 2, 2022

Kevin Smith - Zack and Miri Make a Porno: Part I

It's our 100th episode! Join us as we discuss Kevin Smith's raunchy romantic comedy, "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" on an episode so big, we had to offer it in two parts! On Part I, Brad, Jeff, and Dave …

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July 26, 2022

1986 - Raw Deal

The system gave him a raw deal. Nobody gives him a raw deal. We're celebrating Arnold Schwarzenegger's birthday this week with "Raw Deal" on our limited series, "1986." Scott and Dave are in raw form as Jeff goes on the …

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July 25, 2022

Back to the Box Office: Reviews for The Gray Man, and Nope

Jeff Johnson and David Burns offer quick, SPOILER-FREE reviews of the Russo Brothers' action-packed film "The Gray Man", as well as Jordan Peele's latest thriller, "Nope."

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July 22, 2022

1986 - The Hitcher

The terror starts the moment he stops. Our limited series, "1986", is celebrating the great Rutger Hauer on a special Friday bonus episode, as we discuss "The Hitcher." Jeff picks up Jason Colvin of the Surely You Can't Be Serious …

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July 19, 2022

Sidney Lumet - Deathtrap

Sidney Lumet is one of the greatest filmmakers with a body of work spanning six decades. His accolades are as impressive as the list of legendary actors he has worked with. From "12 Angry Men", to his final film "Before …

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July 12, 2022

1986 - Aliens

This time, it's war. Our limited series, "1986", sets down on LV-426 to discuss James Cameron's "Aliens". Is the 1990 Special Edition the better version? Which marine would you want watching your six, in a dark corridor? We answer these …

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July 11, 2022

Back to the Box Office: Thor Love and Thunder Review

Jeff Johnson is joined by Alec and Cameron of the Comically Unaware Podcast to offer a quick, SPOILER-FREE review of Thor Love and Thunder! www.afilmbypodcast

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July 8, 2022

1986 - Quicksilver

It's Kevin Bacon's birthday, so our limited series, "1986", is back with a bonus episode to discuss "Quicksilver"! Our resident expert on 1986 movies, Andrew Blakley, stops by to talk about the dangerous, fast-paced world of bike messengering with...

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July 5, 2022

Taika Waititi - Eagle vs Shark

Taika Waititi seems to be successful no matter what genre he explores. From vampires, and pirates, to superheroes, and droids, Waititi has a gift for evoking emotion when and where you least expect it, even when a young boy's imaginary …

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June 28, 2022

1986 - Ruthless People

"I've been kidnapped by... K-Mart!" Andrew Blakley returns to our limited series, "1986" to discuss the comedic, kidnap gone wrong, gone right film, "Ruthless People." Jeff and Andrew talk '86 fashion trends, Danny DeVito's ability to be slimy...

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June 26, 2022

Back to the Box Office: Reviews for Elvis, and The Black Phone

Jeff Johnson and David Burns offer quick, SPOILER-FREE reviews of Baz Luhrmann's electrifying biopic, "Elvis", as well as Scott Derrickson's latest horror thriller, "The Black Phone."

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June 24, 2022

1986 - Invaders from Mars

"There's no place on Earth to hide!" Scott Hoffman and David Burns return for a bonus episode this week to talk Martians with Jeff Johnson for our limited series, "1986." Join us for Tobe Hooper's "Invaders From Mars!" Is the …

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June 21, 2022

Tim Burton - Mars Attacks!

From his early days at Disney, to his blockbusters throughout the years, Tim Burton has consistently delivered everything from gothic fantasy, to quirky oddball tales. He's put his unusual touch on some of Hollywood's biggest characters, including Pee...

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June 14, 2022

1986 - Maximum Overdrive

Who made who? Jeff Johnson, David Burns, and Scott Hoffman discuss Stephen King's first, and only, directorial effort "Maximum Overdrive" on our limited series "1986." Did George Romero secretly direct scenes? How did ACDC get involved? What is the...

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June 13, 2022

Back to the Box Office: Jurassic World Dominion Review

Jeff Johnson and David Burns offer a quick, SPOILER-FREE review of Colin Trevorrow's latest dinosaur adventure, "Jurassic World Dominion".

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June 7, 2022

Colin Trevorrow - The Book of Henry

Colin Trevorrow is one of the most successful directors to take Hollywood by storm in the last ten years. From his debut film, the brilliant time travel comedy "Safety Not Guaranteed", to the massive box office success of Jurassic World, …

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May 30, 2022

1986 - Top Gun

"Sorry, Goose. It's time to buzz the tower." Our limited series, "1986", has finally re-engaged right in time for the release of Top Gun: Maverick! We're talking call signs, soundtrack, and everything else that makes this Tony Scott blockbuster one...

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May 27, 2022

1986 - Firewalker

It's Louis Gossett Jr.'s 86th birthday, so our limited series, 1986, is back with a special Friday bonus episode to discuss his co-starring role in Firewalker! Was Chuck Norris successful as the comedic relief in a PG-rated film? Is Firewalker …

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May 24, 2022

Ang Lee - The Ice Storm

From the beginning of his career, critically acclaimed filmmaker Ang Lee has received accolades for his work. From Academy Award winner Sense and Sensibility, to the visually stunning Gemini Man, Lee has proven himself across genres; with two Oscar...

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May 17, 2022

1986 - Legal Eagles

Our limited series, 1986, is back, and we're excited to be joined by Jason Colvin of the wildly popular Surely You Can't Be Serious podcast! Jason hits the courtroom with Jeff to discuss Ivan Reitman's rom-com crime thriller, Legal Eagles. …

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