Movies with Mom

Episode 71 - Ready Player One

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By Shane Free
A mother and son on opposite coasts review movies both current and classic on this weekly comedic podcast!
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Episode 79 - The Nun and Adrift
Mom and I take a look at the survival film "Adrift" and Mom gives us her thoughts on "The Nun".
18:49
September 21, 2018
Episode 78 - Game Night
Mom and i review the comedy Game Night now on digital streaming! Rate and review us on itunes!
08:14
August 29, 2018
Episode 77 - Hereditary & New Oscar Category!
After a hiatus Mom and I are back and talking the new "Popular Oscar" category as well as the horror/thriller "Hereditary". Please leave a review and rate us on Apple Podcasts and share with a friend! Also consider supporting this podcast by making a monthly donation on our Anchor homepage.
26:32
August 22, 2018
Episode 76 - Cargo
Mom and I review the Netflix zombie flick !
11:15
June 7, 2018
Episode 75 - The Commuter
Liam Neeson on a train. Hear our review!
08:57
May 25, 2018
Episode 74 - Winchester
Mom and I review the movie based on the real Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California!
13:14
May 16, 2018
Episode 73 - A Quiet Place
shhhhhhhhh! Mom and I review the incredibly intense thriller "A Quiet Place"
10:03
April 25, 2018
Episode 72 - Marrowbone
Mom and I review a spooky little indie film about a family hiding away in an old mansion in the woods! Take a listen and be sure to leave us a review and rate us on itunes!
10:34
April 19, 2018
Episode 71 - Ready Player One
Mom and I discuss the much anticipated new film from one of my favorites Steven Spielberg!
14:27
April 5, 2018
Movies With Mom - Trailer - Coming Soon
A trailer for our podcast Movies with Mom which has recently found a new home here on Anchor! Listen to our old episodes and stay tuned for new ones!
00:32
March 26, 2018
Episode 70 - Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Mom and I discuss the remake of the murder mystery as well as the excitement for "Ready Player One" opening in a few weeks!
11:51
March 21, 2018
Episode 69 - Only The Brave
Mom and I review the underrated firefighting film "Only the Brave". This is an incredible true story with a hell of a cast. It's available to rent or own on all digital platforms. Enjoy and leave us your thoughts!
09:50
March 14, 2018
Episode 68 - 2018 Oscar Reaction!
Mom and I give our reaction to the 2018 Academy Awards! How many did we get right? Listen to find out! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
31:31
March 6, 2018
Episode 67 - 2018 Oscar Predictions!
Mom and I give our predictions in all 24 categories ahead of the 90th Academy Awards! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
19:53
March 3, 2018
Episode 66 - Darkest Hour and Ladybird
Mom and I review two more Best Picture nominees "Darkest Hour" and "Lady Bird", we also talk about the films in the short film category! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
14:12
March 2, 2018
Episode 65 - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
Mom and I review one of the Best Picture favorites heading into Oscar Sunday, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri" Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
20:52
March 1, 2018
Episode 64 - Coco
Mom and I review one of the Best Animated film nominees, Pixar's Coco! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
10:48
February 28, 2018
Episode 63 - The Shape of Water
Mom and I take a look at another Oscars 2018 Best Picture nominee, "The Shape of Water" Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
10:40
February 23, 2018
Episode 62 - The Post
Mom and I review the Best Picture nominated "The Post" directed by my favorite filmmaker Steven Spielberg! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
09:34
February 7, 2018
Episode 61 - Oscar Nominees 2018!
In the new year, we plan to have shorter more bite sized episodes, they will all be 10 minutes or under! This episode we talk Oscar nominees, the snubs, the surprises, hear our thoughts! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
09:41
January 25, 2018
Episode 60 - Golden Globe reaction
Happy New Year! We react to the Golden Globe awards as well as the critically acclaimed Netflix film "Mudbound". Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
25:15
January 19, 2018
Episode 59 - Christmas Episode
Mom and I discuss our favorite Christmas films before signing off for 2017! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
28:05
December 20, 2017
Episode 58 - Thanksgiving Episode
A little bit late posting this episode, but we discuss movies that rely on the dysfunctional family angle and out own Thanksgiving traditions! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
27:40
November 27, 2017
Episode 57 - Hollywood Predators
We review the prequel to the haunted doll movie Annabelle and talk about all the predators that are being exposed in Hollywood. Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
25:44
November 14, 2017
Episode 56 - Halloween Episode!
Mom and I talk about one of the masters of horror, John Carpenter! We also discuss some of our halloween traditions during my childhood back in Pennsylvania. Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
30:25
October 31, 2017
Episode 55 - 78/52
Mom and I take a look at the awesome documentary about the making of the famous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho". Also, we have our Halloween episode coming on the 31st! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
30:25
October 30, 2017
Episode 54 - Wait Until Dark
Mom and watch an older thriller that I had never seen but have heard a lot about through the years. Find out what I thought and how Quentin Tarantino links to this classic film! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
30:25
October 25, 2017
Episode 53 - Gerald's Game and Devil
Happy October! Mom and I take a look at the latest Stephen King adaptation "Gerald's Game" as well as a movie from a few years back "Devil" What did we think? (hint: Mom hated one of them) Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
30:25
October 10, 2017
Episode 52 - Score: A Music Documentary
Before October and horror season kicks in, we take a look at documentary about film scoring, properly titled SCORE! Learn about how music that brings movies to life is created, and hear what we thought. Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
30:25
September 26, 2017
Episode 51 - IT
"We all float down here" ....Mom and I take a look at the movie that's breaking all sorts of records and taking the country by storm! Listen to find out what we thought of IT! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
30:25
September 18, 2017
Episode 50 - JAWS
Mom and I continue our review of Spielberg films with his 1975 blockbuster JAWS! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
19:58
August 30, 2017
Episode 48 - Dunkirk
Dad joins Mom and I as we review the Christopher Nolan war epic "Dunkirk"! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
25:12
August 9, 2017
Episode 49 - Spielberg Flashback - Duel and Sugarland Express
Mom and I begin a series in which we will review Steven Spielberg's filmography leading up to the December release of his next film, "The Papers". We start with Duel and Sugarland Express. Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
17:41
August 9, 2017
Episode 47 - RIP George Romero and Martin Landau
In honor and remembrance of the deaths of George Romero and Martin Landau, Mom watches "Night of the Living Dead" and "Ed Wood" for the first time! What did she think? Listen to find out! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
22:29
July 26, 2017
Episode 46 - Kong Skull Island
Mom and I review the latest King Kong movie, "Kong Skull Island"! Did the big monkey deliver the goods in this star packed action/adventure, listen to find out what we thought! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
18:05
July 19, 2017
Episode 45 - Okja - Netflix Original
Mom and I review a movie that makes you feel like a jerk if you eat meat! Listen to our review of the Netflix Original "Okja". Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
20:09
July 14, 2017
Episode 44 - Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Mom and I watch the live action remake of the Disney classic! Be our guest and join us won't you? Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
23:29
June 28, 2017
Episode 43 - Life
Mom and I review the overlooked Sc-fi alien film LIFE! A big budget monster movie with A-List stars! What did we think? Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
16:57
June 15, 2017
Episode 42 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Mom and I take a look at the HBO film about the true story of Henrietta Lacks, a women whom many do not know but should. Take a listen! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes and rate us!
21:06
June 7, 2017
Episode 41 - GOLD
Mom and I take a look at the Matthew Mcconaughey movie about a wannabe prospector looking for gold in Indonesia. This movie was supposed to be an Oscar contender, but what went wrong? Take a listen and enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
22:57
May 31, 2017
Episode 40 - Get Out
Mom and I take a look at the best reviewed film of 2017 so far. "Get Out" the directorial debut of Jordan Peele. This is a twisted tale that has a ton of layers to it, but don't worry, this is a spoiler free review. Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
16:27
May 22, 2017
Episode 39 - The Founder
Mom and I watch the movie about the founder of McDonald's! I have to day, I got really hungry for a burger after watching this flick. A well reviewed movie that went under the radar. What did we think? Order up! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
18:08
May 16, 2017
Episode 38 - Moana
Mom is back! We review the Disney release of "Moana". We discuss the music in the film and how the songwriter Lin Manuel Miranda is now beginning to take Hollywood by storm after his blockbuster musical "Hamilton"! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
22:40
April 24, 2017
Episode 37 - Split
Dad fills in for mom this week as we discuss the latest thriller from M. Night Shaymalan! Join us and find out what we thought! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
23:24
April 18, 2017
Episode 36 - Movies Coming in 2017!
After a few weeks off Mom and I are back! We take a look at some movies that we are looking forward to in the coming year. Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
25:34
March 20, 2017
Episode 35 - Oscar Madness 2017!
Mom and I do a quick review of "Moonlight" and "Fences" before diving into the 2017 Academy Award results. What were the surprises and what the hell happened when the Best Picture was announced! And the winners were... Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
20:22
February 28, 2017
Episode 34 - Oscar Week! - Lion
In the week leading up to Oscars, you will get a new episode each day as we finish reviewing all the best picture contenders for the 2017 Academy Awards. In this episode we take you to India and review the film "Lion" starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. One of us thinks this movie should be considered for best picture. Take a listen and enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
12:27
February 22, 2017
Episode 32 - Oscar Week! - Hacksaw Ridge
In the week leading up to Oscars, you will get a new episode each day as we finish reviewing all the best picture contenders for the 2017 Academy Awards. In this episode we look at Mel Gibson's epic was film "Hacksaw Ridge". Is this true story something that appealed to mom and I? Listen to find out, and stay tuned for another episode on Wednesday! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
21:14
February 20, 2017
Episode 33 - Oscar Week! - Hidden Figures
In the week leading up to Oscars, you will get a new episode each day as we finish reviewing all the best picture contenders for the 2017 Academy Awards. In this episode we take you to the moon as we review "Hidden Figures". See what we thought of this incredible true story! Also, stay tuned for our review of "Lion" on Thursday! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
13:19
February 20, 2017
Episode 31 - Manchester by the Sea
We take a look at the drama "Manchester by the Sea" starring Casey Affleck, and Michelle Williams. Definitely a tear jerker, but is it the powerhouse film that the critics are calling it? We'll let you know, enjoy the show! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
19:33
February 13, 2017
Episode 30 - Arrival
Mom and I continue to review all the 2017 Best Picture nominees, this week, the alien invasion film "Arrival". I also tell her about a strange film I saw called "The Lobster" and we discuss what really would happen if aliens made a visit to earth. Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
14:32
February 7, 2017
Episode 29 - Hell or High Water and Life Animated
Mom and I review another Best Picture 2017 nominee, "Hell or High Water", does the bank heist movie live up to the hype? We also review one of the Best Documentary 2017 nominees, "Life Animated" it deals with autism and how a young boy coped with the aid of classic Disney movies. Enjoy the show! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes!
18:35
February 1, 2017
Episode 28 - Oscar Nominees and Florence Foster Jenkins
One of our favorite days of the year, mom and I react to the 2017 Oscar nominations! A new announcement format threw mom for a loop, then we review the film that gave Meryl Streep her 20th all-time nomination, "Florence Foster Jenkins" Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
22:51
January 25, 2017
Episode 27 - La La Land
Mom and I review an original Hollywood musical, "La La Land"! This is the follow up film from the director of "Whiplash" starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Listen to hear if we think it lives up to the hype! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
20:01
January 18, 2017
Episode 26 - Golden Globes 2017
Mom and I welcome in 2017 with out reactions to the first major awards show of the season The Golden Globes! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
25:09
January 11, 2017
Episode 25 - The Holiday
Our last podcast of 2016, we are still fairly new to this, so once we tweak the format, and hone our skills, we will bring it even better in 2017! This is a film that I saw in 2006 and always liked, listen to hear what mom thought! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
14:55
December 23, 2016
Episode 24 - Serendipity
This week we look at one of mom's favorite Christmas movies! Do you believe in soul mates? Listen as we discuss the 2001 romantic comedy "Serendipity"! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
19:09
December 14, 2016
Episode 23 - Planes, Trains and Automobiles
We take a look at the best Thanksgiving movie ever made "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles"! Mom and I discuss why this movie works and talk about some of our own ridiculous travel situations. Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
25:37
December 7, 2016
Episode 22 - Don't Breathe
Mom and I are back after a few weeks off, and this week we take a look at the home invasion thriller "Don't Breathe". The critics loved it, but did we? Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
11:56
November 15, 2016
Episode 21 - Freaks (1932)
This week we review the controversial 1932 film "Freaks". This film was extremely controversial for it's time and was even banned in the UK for 30 years. Lets see how it holds up and how it would play in today's society. Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
23:01
October 20, 2016
Episode 20 - Lights Out
What happens when the lights go out? Mom and I review a short film turned feature with our review of the James Wan produced horror flick, "Lights Out". Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
24:28
October 12, 2016
Episode 19 - Vertigo
This week mom picked the movie and she went with a Hitchcock classic. "Vertigo" is considered not only Hitchcock's best film, but also ranked #61 on the AFI list of top 100 movies of all time. Listen to hear what we think of the film, and discuss the final scene which many find is up for interpretation. Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
31:16
October 5, 2016
Episode 18 - Field of Dreams
October baseball is just around the corner and my Boston Red Sox are in the playoffs! Mom and I watch the classic baseball flick "Field of Dreams" and talk about my little league days! Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
21:07
September 30, 2016
Episode 17 - Blair Witch
Let's go camping with the Blair Witch! Mom never saw any of the Blair Witch movies, so I had her watch the 1999 original and then the recently released sequel. Did the shaky cam footage make mom scared or sick? Listen to find out our thoughts and why Shane think's the original Blair Witch Project is one of the best horror films ever made! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
30:40
September 21, 2016
Episode 16 - The Jungle Book (2016)
We head into the jungle to see how the live action adaptation matches up to the original animated classic. We also talk about Rickie the Bear, a bear that was kept in captivity at our local mini-golf course...yeah, I know, weird right? Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
16:40
September 14, 2016
Episode 15 - RIP Gene Wilder - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
In honor of Gene Wilder who recently passed away, we take a look back at his most famous role in, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory". We also talk about the chocolate factory that we visited as a family in Hershey, Pennsylvania! Enjoy! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
24:43
September 6, 2016
Episode 14 - Three Men and a Baby
Well, long story short, my wife and I adopted a baby girl who was born on 8/24/16. So to celebrate her birth, mom and I take a look back at the 1987 hit "Three Men and a Baby". We talk about why the movie still works today and the infamous "ghost boy" that is seen in the background of one of the shots. To see a clip of the "ghost boy" visit our blog on the website www.movieswithmomshow.com. Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
21:29
August 30, 2016
Episode 13 - Now You See Me 2
Mom and I take a look at the magic heist film "Now You See Me 2". We also discuss when my brother and I had our own magic show as kids called Freestyle Magic. It was a family affair, my dad designed the tricks and my mom served as an assistant. To see some of our magic acts, visit the website www.movieswithmomshow.com. Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
26:26
August 24, 2016
Episode 12 - Back to the Future and Joy
Mom and I discuss two of our favorite films. When I was 8 years old, "Back to the Future" changed the course of my life. After seeing it I immediately became a fan of Michael J. Fox and wanted to be an actor. I talk about landing a commercial for Nickelodeon which in turn, changed my path from acting to filmmaking. Mom talks about her childhood and not being able to see many movies, however, in 2015 she saw "Joy" and was immediately inspired by it's lead character and how she overcame the odds to become one of the most successful women in business. Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
40:17
August 17, 2016
Episode 11 - Chariots of Fire (1981)
In honor of the Rio Olympics, Mom and I take a look at the 1982 Best Picture Winner about competing runners, "Chariots of Fire". I was only 5 years old when it upset "Raiders of the Lost Ark" to take the Oscar! Had I been able to watch the Oscars at that time, I know I would have been as annoyed as I was when "Saving Private Ryan" lost to "Shakespeare in Love". Mom and I also discuss the sport we think we could have excelled at as an Olympian! Follow on Soundcloud or subscribe on iTunes! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
24:29
August 9, 2016
Episode 10 - Stand By Me
Mom and I take look back at the 30th Anniversary of the classic coming of age film "Stand By Me". We discuss the cast, some behind the scenes anecdotes, as well as some personal stories from our own childhood. Enjoy! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
29:34
August 1, 2016
Episode 9 - Keanu
Kitten please! Mom and I discuss a movie that was not intended for moms, the kitten gangster film from the minds of Key and Peele, "Keanu". While mom was not a big fan, I appreciated the fact that the screenwriters made the main character a cat as opposed to taking the easy way out and using yet another trained Hollywood dog. See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
14:40
July 25, 2016
Episode 8 - Ghostbusters (2016)
Who ya gonna call? This week dad joins mom and I to discuss the all-female Ghostbusters! When announced the all female cast got a lot of flack from fans everywhere, was it warranted? Listen to hear our take and if the film has the same magic as the original! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
19:34
July 19, 2016
Episode 7 - Ghostbusters (1984)
In this bonus episode ahead of the new Ghostbusters being released, we revisit the 1984 classic. While I love this film, my mom is not a fan, listen as I try and convince her that Ghostbusters was one of the great films of 1984. See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
13:45
July 13, 2016
Episode 6 - The Secret Life of Pets
What do your pets do when you're not at home? Listen to mom and I disagree on our review of "The Secret Life of Pets"! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
20:55
July 12, 2016
Episode 5 - The BFG
Mom and I enter Giant Country to talk "The BFG"! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
16:43
July 4, 2016
Episode 4 - My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Mom and I discuss the sequel to the 2002 smash hit, and my connection to the franchise, having edited the trailer for the first film. See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
15:22
June 28, 2016
Episode 3 - Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
Mom and I review the documentary "Raiders: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made". Listen now to hear my mom's "high heel" rating! See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
15:28
June 24, 2016
Episode 2 - Finding Dory
On this episode, mom and I discuss the new Pixar film "Finding Dory". See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
14:12
June 19, 2016
Episode 1 - The Conjuring 2
In our first episode, mom and I discuss the James Wan horror film "The Conjuring 2" See ratings and listen to previous shows at www.movieswithmomshow.com
19:23
June 11, 2016
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