This week we go back to the beginning…of the Academy Awards! That’s right, we’re watching all of the best picture winners starting with WINGS (1927). We’re joined by Jandy Hardesty to give us an in-depth look at the history behind the movie and why it was so important.
Continue reading Episode #197 – Wings (1927)
Face your past. Choose this week’s podcast where we talk about T2 TRAINSPOTTING, Danny Boyle’s follow-up to the 90s drug-filled cinematic punch to the gut. We’re joined by Elliot Campos, who gives us a hilarious breakdown of the plot and nearly breaks the podcast in the process. We talk about getting older and wrestle with the message of the movie. It’s an interesting discussion and you won’t want to miss a minute of it!
Continue reading Episode #196 – T2 Trainspotting
IT’S MORPHIN’ TIME! We’re joined this week by special guest Christopher Hayden and friend of the show Jason Blagman to talk about the 2017 reboot of POWER RANGERS. The movie gets a lot right, but also makes some creative decisions that have us scratching our heads. We talk about the importance of being true to the spirit of the original show, and the inherent flaw in trying to appeal to both fans and non-fans alike. It’s ZORDS, Emily! Anyway, we’ve got a super fun episode this week so lend us your ears for an hour-twenty and let’s do this!
Continue reading Episode #195 – Power Rangers (2017)
After a fun month of ORIGINS episodes we’re back with new content AND A NEW HOST. We welcome Emily Blake ( @TheEmilyBlake on twitter) as the newest member of After The Hype. Say hi!
This week we talk about the final film of the Hugh Jackman Wolverine saga – LOGAN. We’re joined by special guests Elvis Kunesh and Jason Blagman, who give us insight on what worked and what didn’t. If you’ve invested even a tiny amount of time into Jackman’s Wolverine character, you’ll want to check out this fitting conclusion.
Continue reading Episode #193 – Logan
And so we come to the end of our ORIGINS month, this time highlighting the introduction of Ryan James and talking about Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Join us as we lament the fate of Bucky Barnes and realize that the spy thriller genre suits Cap’n well. It’s a great look back at a fun episode and an equally fun movie. You won’t want to miss this one.
Continue reading ATH ORIGINS Ep #89 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Judge, jury, and executioner? Yeah, that’s our DREDD episode, and this is our podcast ORIGINS for Chewie. Bask in the glory of what will one day be considered the best episode introduction of all time.
Continue reading ATH ORIGINS Ep #23 – Dredd
Welcome to the second week of our ORIGINS month in which we’re taking a look back at the origin stories of each of the hosts of the podcast. Last week we went back to the very beginning to talk Dead Space. Let’s jump ahead a few weeks to our PROMETHEUS episode, which just so happens to be Jonathan’s introduction to the podcast, as well as Graham’s introduction as frequent guest!
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We’re taking a break from your regularly scheduled episodes to bring you the origin stories of each of the hosts of After The Hype, starting with the very first episode…or the second episode? Well, the second episode but labeled as the first? Anyway, hosts Bryan and Nick talk video games, specifically DEAD SPACE.
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Hey guys! This week we’re joined by special guest Lawrence Thunell to talk MOONLIGHT from director Barry Jenkins. This is also the last week before we go on a month hiatus. Don’t worry, though! We’ve got some fun episodes planned during this time, which we’ll talk about more at the end of this episode. There’s a lot here and we get into some good stuff about the movie so you won’t want to miss it!
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Continue reading Episode #192 – Moonlight
Loosen those vocal chords and get your dancing shoes ready because we’re talking about Damien Chazelle’s LA LA LAND, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. First-time guest Mike Nayyar joins us to go over what works, what doesn’t, and how the hype surrounding this movie got completely out of control. You won’t want to miss this week’s episode!
Continue reading Episode #191 – La La Land