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
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!
FIND LAWRENCE ON RAINBRO
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
This week we’re joined by Thomas Ford to talk about the Tom Ford film NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, starring Amy Adams who at this point couldn’t give a bad performance if she wanted to. We gush over the impressive imagery and dive into what makes this film so special. There’s a lot to unpack here so don’t waste another minute and give the new episode a listen!
Continue reading Episode #189 – Nocturnal Animals
May the 4th be with you! We celebrate Star Wars Day by talking about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and how it gave us all the feels. Emily Blake from Chick’s Who Script joins us to talk about what worked and what didn’t, all the while drinking blue milk of our own creation. If we were concerned about the standalone films before, Rogue One put us at ease. It’s a big episode this week so don’t waste another minute!
Continue reading Episode #188 – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
This week we’re going back to high school to talk about the 90s classic ROMY AND MICHELE’S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION. Get out on the dance floor and move like you invented post-its. We’ve got a great episode ahead! Special thanks to Michelle Dunn and Sean Buono for guesting on the show this week.
Continue reading Episode #187 – Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (20th Anniversary)
This week Mari Provencher joins us to hunt for magical beasts and talk about the newest franchise in the Harry Potter universe: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM. Grab your TARDI-I mean suitcase and join us on this adventure through time and spa-I mean America in 1926.
Continue reading Episode #186 – Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them