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
In space, no one can hear you podcast! That’s right, this week we’re battling it out for best Alien film. The twist: we don’t get to pick which Alien film we’re defending. Elvis Kunesh joins us for this wild and wacky battle and has the difficult task of talking about Ridley Scott’s Alien. Bryan gets the honor of defending Alien 3, and Ryan finds himself at the mercy of Prometheus. Jonathan has to defend Alien Vs. Predator: Requiem, and boy does he try! Chewie provides judgement.
Continue reading Episode #190 – Alien Battle
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
The newest episode of After The Hype has ARRIVED! That’s right, we’re talking about Denis Villeneuve’s and Eric Heisserer’s stunning Sci-Fi film ARRIVAL. Special thanks to indie author A.R. Fagundes for joining us this week to bask in the glory that is Amy Adam’s performance. Seriously, we have to strain ourselves to come up with problems for this movie. ENJOY!
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Continue reading Episode #185 – Arrival
This week we’re joined by Lianna M. DiRocco to talk about the Steve McQueen classic BULLITT. Buckle up, shift into gear, and get ready for the greatest car chase of all time. You won’t want to miss this one.
Continue reading Episode #184 – Bullitt
This week Graham Mason joins us to battle it out for BEST ANIME FILM. We’ve got quite an awesome selection of films this week and it’s going to be extremely difficult to pick the best one. Ryan is the judge this week.
Continue reading Episode #183 – Anime Battle