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Talkin' Movies with Sam and Raj

Talkin' Movies with Sam and Raj

By Raj Sam
High school friends Raj Sawhney and Sam Osorio take a deep dive into the film industry, each and every week. The two take a look at the most exciting news, review the week's releases, analyze the awards race, and much more on this new podcast!
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YouTuber Chris Stuckmann to make directorial debut
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss Chris Stuckmann's rise from YouTube film critic to filmmaker, as he prepares to make his directorial debut with an indie horror film. The guys also discuss Zack Snyder's Star Wars and Kurosawa inspired feature and the trailer for Succession season 3, and Sam reviews the latest installment in the Fast and Furious saga, F9.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
47:14
July 12, 2021
Can Halloween Kills be a box office spark?
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj react to a bunch of new trailers, including Halloween Kills, Shang Chi, and The Many Saints of Newark. The guys also discuss Oscar implications for Dune and the addition of Ethan Hawke to Knives Out 2.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
43:38
July 02, 2021
In the Heights and Luca reviews
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review new releases from the past couple of weeks, including In the Heights, Luca, and Demon Slayer: Mugen Train. And in the news segment of the show, the guys discuss Snow White casting and the trailer for Netflix's The Harder they Fall.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:45
June 25, 2021
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss the newest installment in The Conjuring franchise, The Devil Made Me Do It. The guys also discuss casting news for John Wick 4, a potential anime spinoff of Lord of the Rings, and the trailer for Asia's newest horror flick, The Medium.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
46:17
June 11, 2021
A Quiet Place Part II and Friends: The Reunion
Sam and Raj are finally back at the movie theater, bringing listeners a review of the long awaited A Quiet Place Part II. The guys also discuss the highly anticipated Friends: The Reunion, and break down Taylor Swift's casting in David O. Russell's newest movie.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:00:06
June 03, 2021
Army of the Dead review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review Zack Snyder's latest venture with Netflix, Army of the Dead, as well as the filmography of Park Chan Wook and Master of None, Season 3. And in this week's news segment, the guys dig into the Amazon/MGM deal, Timothee Chalamet's entry into the world of Willy Wanka, and trailers for The Eternals and Last Night in Soho.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
53:57
May 27, 2021
Knives Out 2 casting
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss the addition of Kathryn Hahn and Leslie Odom Jr. to the cast of Knives Out 2 and what their excitement level is for Rian Johnson's sequel. The guys also break down the trailer for Dear Evan Hansen and take a walk down memory lane, reviewing the first season of True Detective.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
59:47
May 21, 2021
What’s going on with the Golden Globes?
On this episode o Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down the recent fallout between the industry and the HFPA, and discuss what the Golden Globes will look like in the future. The guys also talk about the Venom 2 trailer and Knives Out 2 casting news. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
47:27
May 13, 2021
Who should be the next Superman
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a look at The Hollywood Reporter's report that Warner Bros. and DC are looking to cast a black Superman and bring a black director to the helm. The guys discuss who might be the best fit for the role, plus they dig into some casting news for Succession and break down Marvel's Phase 4 slate video.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
57:34
May 07, 2021
2021 Oscar reactions
Sam and Raj discuss the 93rd Academy Awards, breaking down the winners, losers, upsets, and surprises. Plus, the guys review Mortal Kombat, the newest Warner Bros. release on HBO Max. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
45:45
April 27, 2021
2021 Oscar predictions
Sam and Raj predict who will win in all 23 categories at the 93rd Academy Awards. Tune in to hear whether the guys think Nomadland or The Trial of the Chicago 7will take home the big prize, and to listen in on their discussion about how many awards Minari, Promising Young Woman, Sound of Metal, and other hopefuls will take home. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
52:01
April 22, 2021
Godzilla vs. Kong review
News: Minari, Burning star Steven Yeun joins Keke Palmer, Daniel Kaluuya in Jordan Peele’s next film (Deadline) Warner Bros., DC scrap James Wan’s The Trench, Ava DuVernay’s New Gods (THR) Netflix acquires Knives Out 2 and 3 for $400+ million (Deadline) Trailers: Yasuke Space Jam: A New Legacy Reviews: Godzilla vs. Kong Raj: Clannad, Clannad After Story Sam: The White Tiger Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
48:04
April 06, 2021
The Suicide Squad trailer reaction
NEWS The Suicide Squad trailer John Wick director Chad Stahelski to helm Ghost of Tsushima film adaptation (Deadline) Pierce Brosnan joins Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam (THR) Cary Fukunaga to direct adaptation of Tokyo Ghost (THR) REVIEWS Sam: Invincible, The Sopranos Raj: The Chaser, The Yellow Sea Joint: Godzilla, Godzilla: King of Monsters Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
44:51
March 29, 2021
Zack Snyder's Justice League review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review Zack Snyder's highly anticipated cut of Justice League. The guys discuss how it compares to the theatrical version, whether it is an improvement, and how HBO Max made the release possible.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
44:44
March 23, 2021
Breaking down the Oscar nominations
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj react to the morning's announcement of who was nominated for the 93rd Academy Awards. The guys break down the biggest surprises and snubs, and make some predictions along the way.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:04
March 16, 2021
Raya and the Last Dragon review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review Disney Animation's newest release, Raya and the Last Dragon -- starring Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, and Gemma Chan. The guys break down their thoughts on the newest Disney Princess flick and debate whether it is worth the $30 price tag on Disney+.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
34:54
March 09, 2021
Golden Globe reactions and Avatar Studios
Following the kickoff to the 2021 awards season, Sam and Raj sit down to discuss the year's virtual Golden Globes ceremony. The guys reveal their thoughts on the winners and losers, and break down how the results could influence the Oscars. The guys also go in-depth on Nickelodeon's announcement of the creation of Avatar Studios and provide their thoughts on the final season of Attack on Titan so far.  NEWS Golden Globes reaction (Winners) Avatar: The Last Airbender universe to expand with the creation of Avatar Studios at Nickelodeon with original creators Bryan Konietzko, Michael DiMartino (Press Release) Luca trailer Michael Fassbender to star in David Fincher’s assassin drama ‘The Killer’ for Netflix (THR) Tom Holland’s third Spider Man film titled Spider Man: No Way Home (Instagram) REVIEWS The Sopranos Jujutsu Kaisen Attack on Titan Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
58:18
March 02, 2021
Our introduction to Akira Kurosawa
On this special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss their introduction to legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. The guys discuss which film they chose to start with, Kurosawa's influence on the history of filmmaking, and why they respect the director after beginning to dig into his filmography.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:02:26
February 25, 2021
Mortal Kombat trailer and Cherry non-spoiler review
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss trailers for upcoming streaming releases including Mortal Kombat (HBO Max) and Cruella (Disney+). The guys also break down a bunch of exciting casting news, including the addition of Jesse Plemons to Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon and Joaquin Phoenix to Ari Aster's Disappointment Blvd. The guys close out the episode with non-spoiler reviews for Tom Holland's Cherry and the anime series Monster.  NEWS Trailers: Mortal Kombat, Cruella Jesse Plemons to lead Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert DeNiro (THR) Keke Palmer to star in Jordan Peele’s next movie, Daniel Kaluuya also in negotiations (Deadline) Ari Aster, Joaquin Phoenix team up for Disappointment Blvd. at A24 (Deadline) REVIEWS Cherry Monster Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
47:16
February 22, 2021
Who should replace Gina Carano in The Mandalorian?
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss Gina Carano's firing from Lucasfilm and The Mandalorian and speculate who they would like to see replace the former Cara Dune actress on the series. The guys discuss the new trailer for Zack Snyder's Justice League and the Pedro Pascal/Bella Ramsey casting for The Last of Us HBO series. Sam and Raj close out episode with reviews of Judas and the Black Messiah and Saint Maud.  NEWS Gina Carano fired from The Mandalorian (Deadline) Zack Snyder’s Justice League trailer Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey to headline The Last of Us TV series at HBO (Deadline, THR) Elisabeth Moss cast as Eleanor Coppola in Francis and The Godfather (Deadline) Donald Glover, Phoebe Waller-Bridge teaming up for Mr. & Mrs. Smith series for Amazon REVIEWS Sam: Saint Maud Judas and the Black Messiah Raj: Before Trilogy The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Saint Maud Judas and the Black Messiah To All the Boys: Always and Forever Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:14
February 15, 2021
Harry Potter HBO Max series and Malcom & Marie review
Sam and Raj are back this week, breaking down a bunch of movie news including M. Night Shyamalan's Old trailer, the announcement of Chloe Zhao's Dracula, Timothee Chalamet's upcoming horror movie, and what to expect out of a new HBO Max series set in the Harry Potter universe. The guys also review many titles including WandaVision, Judas and the Black Messiah, Anohana, The Little Things, and Malcolm & Marie.  NEWS Super Bowl trailers: Old Horror news corner: Chloe Zhao to direct “sci-fi western” interpretation of Dracula (THR) Timothee Chalamet, Taylor Russell join Luca Guadagnino’s Bones & All (Deadline) Ethan Hawke reteams with Scott Derrickson for The Black Phone, about “a kidnapped kid who finds himself in a soundproof basement surrounded by the remains of other victims. When night time falls a telephone in the room begins to ring with calls from the dead” (THR) Harry Potter series in development at HBO Max (THR) REVIEWS Sam: Love Actually, Small Axe, WandaVision Raj: Sundance: In the Earth, One for the Road, Censor, John and the Hole, Judas and the Black Messiah, Mass, The World to Come Non Sundance: Pulse, Ted Lasso, Before Sunrise, Earwig and the Witch, Syncrhonic, Anohana (TV + Movie) Joint: The Little Things, Malcolm and Marie Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:02:37
February 09, 2021
2021 movie preview
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj preview the 2021 movie release slate. The guys go month-by-month, discussing the most exciting releases of the year.  Full Schedule: https://www.firstshowing.net/schedule2021/  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
54:34
January 25, 2021
Cherry trailer reaction and plot details for Lord of the Rings series
On this NEWS and REVIEWS episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down the first trailer for the Tom Holland/Russo Brothers post-Avengers team up, Cherry. The guys also discuss the addition of Anya Taylor Joy, Robert DeNiro, Rami Malek, and more to David O. Russell's new movie and dig into the first plot details of Amazon's Lord of the Rings series.  NEWS: Cherry trailer Anya Taylor Joy, Robert DeNiro, Chris Rock, Rami Malek, more join David O. Russell’s next movie. Mike Myers, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Shannon, Andrea Riseborough, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alessandro Nivola, and Zoe Saldana also join Christian Bale, Margo Robbie, and John David Washington (Deadline) Lord of the Rings prequel synopsis Ethan Hawke cast alongside Oscar Isaac in Moon Knight REVIEWS: Sam: Giri/Haji, Ping Pong: The Animation, Demon Slayer (Manga) Raj: A Silent Voice, Pieces of a Woman, Promising Young Woman, Servant Season 2 Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:32
January 18, 2021
Reflecting on what we watched in 2020
On this special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a look back at the most memorable things that they watched in 2020. From new TV hits like Normal People to classics like Avatar: The Last Airbender and Naruto, Sam and Raj break down what had the greatest impact on them throughout the year.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
54:02
January 11, 2021
Our top 10 movies of 2020
On this very special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj reveal their favorite movies of the year. They discuss a wide variety of films --from indie darlings to animated blockbusters -- breaking down what films stood out in the strange year that was 2020.  Sam's Full List: https://letterboxd.com/samoso/list/2020-movies-ranked-1/ Raj's Full List: https://rajsaw.com/2021/01/02/rajs-favorite-movies-of-2020/  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:02:11
January 04, 2021
Episode 92: Soul and Wonder Woman 1984 reviews + our Pixar rankings!
On this jam-packed episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review 2 major Christmas Day streaming releases, Soul and Wonder Woman 1984, before ranking each and every Pixar movie, discussing their top 5s in-depth.  NEWS Halloween director David Gordon Green in talks to direct The Exorcist sequel for Blumhouse (The Observer) The Little Things trailer, starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto REVIEWS Wonder Woman 1984 Soul PIXAR RANKIGS Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:04:42
December 28, 2020
Episode 91: The Mandalorian Season 2 Finale
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj have an in-depth, spoiler filled discussion about the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian. The guys discuss the bombshell reveals, the beautiful ending, and where the series goes from here.  NEWS The Russo Bros. to direct Millie Bobby Brown in The Electric State (Deadline) Florence Pugh to star in adaptation of murder mystery novel, The Maid (Deadline) A24 sets The Green Knight for a July 31, 2021 release REVIEWS Raj: 5 Centimeters per Second, Weathering With You, Tenet (rewatch), Demon Slayer (Eps 1-10) Sam: Klaus, The Queen’s Gambit, Haikyuu Season 4 Joint: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Dororo, The Mandalorian Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:08:13
December 21, 2020
Episode 90: Gravity and the 86th Academy Awards
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj continue their look back at previous Oscars ceremonies, this time looking at the 86th Academy Awards, representing 2013's films. The guys begin by discussing Gravity, Alfonso Cuaron's award-winning epic before looking at favorites from the year, including nominees like The Wolf of Wall Street, Frozen, and Dallas Buyers Club, and snubs like Before Midnight, Inside Llewyn Davis, and Prisoners.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
45:15
December 18, 2020
Episode 89: New Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, and more from Disney Investor Day
On this week’s episode of Talkin’ Movies, Sam and Raj break down the biggest announcements from Disney’s investor call. From the newest Star Wars and Marvel announcement to Pixar film reveal, the guys break down exactly what you should be excited for in the years to come! Disney Investor Day Highlights Lucasfilm: Ahsoka series, Hayden Christesen to return as Darth Vader, Patty Jenkins Rogue Squadron, Lando, The Acolyte Disney: Pinocchio, Peter Pan & Wendy, Greek Freak, Cruella, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid Animation: Raya, Encanto, and Disney+ series for Baymax, Zootopia, Moana Pixar: Turning Red, Lightyear Marvel, She Hulk, Kahtryn Newton joins Ant Man, Loki, Falcon and the Winter Solider, Fantastic 4 Footnote to Above: Alfred Molina to return as Doctor Octopus in Spider Man 3 (THR) What else is in the news? Jamie Bell and Margaret Qualley to star as Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers (Deadline) Ana de Armas joins Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling in The Grey Man (Deadline) Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon adds Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy to cast (Variety) Chris Evans joins Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Rob Morgan, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Himesh Patel, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, Matthew Perry in Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up (Deadline) Ben Affleck to star in George Clooney’s The Tender Bar (Deadline) Trailers for Servant Season 2 and Nobody Reviews: Raj: The Crown S4, Cowboy Bebop, Dororo, Freaky Sam: Wolflwakers The Mandalorian Chapter 15 Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
57:49
December 14, 2020
Episode 88: Attack on Titan (Seasons 1-3)
On this special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj recap the first 3 seasons of one of their favorite anime series, Attack on Titan, after a rewatch in preparation for the final season. The guys discuss what sets this series apart from other anime, why its twists and turns continued to surprise them, and why Hiroyuki Sawano is a legend.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:16:56
December 10, 2020
Episode 87: Oscar Isaac cast in Metal Gear Solid and Mank Review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss Oscar Isaac's casting as Solid Snake in Jordan Vogt-Roberts' Metal Gear Solid movie. The guys also discuss Emma Stone's exit from Damien Chazelle's Babylon and Margot Robbie's potential casting as her replacement. Finally, Sam and Raj close out the episode with reviews for a series of Oscar contenders, including Nomadland, Sound of Metal, and Mank, and a spoiler discussion of Chapter 15 of The Mandalorian.  NEWS Oscar Isaac to play Solid Snake in Jordan Vogt-Roberts Metal Gear Solid movie (Deadline) Margot Robbie in talks to replace Emma Stone in Damien Chazelle’s Babylon (Deadline) Rapid Fire: The Russo Brothers confirm Ryan Gosling/Chris Evans Netflix spy project will spawn a franchise (Collider) Vera Farmiga, Florence Pugh, and Zahn McClarnon will join Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld in Hawkeye series (Variety) HBO shares concept art of Game of Thrones spinoff House of the Dragon (Twitter) David O. Russell enlists Hildur Guonadottir to score his next film (Film Music Reporter) Hiroyuki Sanada joins Brad Pitt, Lady Gaga in Bullet Train (Deadline) Wonder Woman 1984 reactions (Collider) REVIEWS Citizen Kane Mank Sound of Metal Nomadland The Mandalorian Chapter 15 Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:39
December 07, 2020
Episode 86: Warner Bros. to premiere 2021 movies on HBO Max
In an unprecedented move that will likely shape the future of moviegoing, Warner Bros. announced today that their 2021 slate of films will premiere both in theaters and on HBO Max on the same day. The slate of films a part of this plan include the aforementioned Wonder Woman 1984, Judas and the Black Messiah, Tom and Jerry, Godzilla vs. Kong, Mortal Combat, Space Jam: A New Legacy, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, In The Heights, The Suicide Squad, The Matrix 4, Dune, and more.  On this emergency episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss this monumental decision and what it means for the future of cinemas.  Press Release Announcement Video  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
33:08
December 04, 2020
Episode 85: Is The Mandalorian Chapter 13 the best of the series?
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss a new horror film from Ex Machina and Devs filmmaker Alex Garland and Vanity Fair's exclusive first-look at Tom Holland in Cherry. The guys also discuss the kickoff of the holiday season with Hulu's Happiest Season and review Chapter 13 of The Mandalorian.  NEWS: Alex Garland working on “low-budget” horror film (Empire) First look at Tom Holland, Russo Brothers Oscar vehicle, Cherry (VF) Also in the news: Jessica Chastain’s The 355 pushed to January 14, 2022 (Variety) Godzilla vs. Kong could follow Wonder Woman 1984, head to HBO Max (THR) David Prowse dies at 85 REVIEWS: Sam: The Camille Girl/Midori/Shōjo Tsubaki, Kung Fu Hustle Happiest Season The Mandalorian, Chapter 13 Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
45:53
November 30, 2020
Episode 84: Get Out (and the 90th Academy Awards)
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj continue to revisit past Oscar favorites, this time going back to Get Out. The guys discuss Jordan Peele's stellar directorial debut, the tiny details you pick up on re-watches, and why this movie extends beyond its genre. The guys also look back at the 90th Academy Awards and discuss whether movies like Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, Logan, and The Shape of Water deserved what they got at the Oscars. Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
42:55
November 26, 2020
Episode 83: Wonder Woman 1984 heads to HBO Max
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss Warner Bros. groundbreaking decision to release Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max on Christmas Day. The guys also discuss Zendaya's Oscar chances with Malcolm and Marie's February release, the addition of Lady Gaga, Logan Lerman, and Michael Shannon to Brad Pitt's Bullet Train, and the first trailer for Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland's Chaos Walking.  NEWS Release Updates: Wonder Woman 1984 to hit HBO Max on Christmas day Zendaya, John David Washington’s Malcolm and Marie gets February 5 release from Netflix (THR) Lady Gaga (Collider), Logan Lerman (Deadline), and Michael Shannon (Deadline) join Brad Pitt and Zazie Beetz in Bullet Train 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg to helm next Predator installment (Deadline) Trailer Corner: Chaos Walking Pieces of a Woman Snyder Cut Rapid Fire: Tyler Perry, Melanie Lynsky, Ron Perlman join Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up (THR) 21 Jump Street team Lord/Miller and Channing Tatum to reteam for Universal Monster movie (Deadline) Creed 2 director Steven Caple Jr. to direct a new Transformers movie (Deadline) Marvel updates: Black Panther 2 could be set to film in July 2021 (THR), Deadpool 3 said to be moving forward with Bob’s Burgers writers Molyneux Sisters (Deadline) REVIEWS Sam: Call Me By Your Name, Hugo Raj: Gangs of London, Toy Story Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Music from https://www.bensound.com
58:41
November 23, 2020
Episode 82: A Quiet Place, Grindelwald, and Lilo & Stitch
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down a busy week in movie news, which included announcements of A Quiet Place spinoff, new casting for Grindelwald, a live-action Lilo & Stitch, and much, much more! NEWS Jeff Nichols to helm A Quiet Place spinoff (THR) Mads Mikkelsen in talks to replace Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise (Deadline) Crazy Rich Asians filmmaker Jon M. Chu to direct live-action Lilo and Stitch (THR) Paul Dano, Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, Bill Burr, and Peter Sarsgard join Jake Gyllenhaal’s The Guilty (Deadline) Happiest Season trailer REVIEWS A Silent Voice The Mandalorian, Chapter 11 Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
47:55
November 16, 2020
Episode 81: Moonlight, La La Land, and one of the craziest Oscars
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj look back at the 2016 Best Picture winner, Moonlight. The guys discuss why Barry Jenkins' masterpiece transcends traditional storytelling, making it one of the most impactful films ever made. Sam and Raj also look back at the 2017 Oscars and the crazy La La Land/Moonlight mix-up. Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
56:09
November 13, 2020
Episode 80: Johnny Depp departs the Fantastic Beasts franchise
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss Warner Bros. decision to remove Johnny Depp from the Fantastic Beasts franchise. The guys break down how the franchise may move forward with the character of Grindelwald and who may be recast in the role. The guys also review the Sundance hit, Possessor, and The Mandalorian Chapter 10 (Season 2, Episode 2).  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
48:23
November 09, 2020
Episode 79: The 2021 Oscar Season Begins
Sam and Raj begin their deep dive into the Oscar race once again on this episode of Talkin' Movies. The guys discuss a wide variety of awards contenders, including movies from the beginning of the year like The Way Back and Da 5 Bloods, to traditional Oscar season releases like Nomadland, Mank, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Minari, One Night in Miami, and MORE!  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
47:60
November 06, 2020
Episode 78: The Mandalorian Season 2 Premiere Review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review the premiere episode of The Mandalorian season 2. The guys discuss what it feels to be back in a galaxy far, far away, and whether or not this episode lives up to what season 1 gave us. Sam and Raj also break down news stories including Oscar Isaac's casting as Moon Knight in Marvel's upcoming Disney+ series, and Patrick Wilson's directorial debut, Insidious 5.  NEWS Oscar Isaac to lead Moon Knight series for Marvel on Disney+ (Deadline) Patrick Wilson to make directorial debut with Insidious 5 (Variety) The Midnight Sky trailer RAPID FIRE Adam Sandler, Chernobyl director Johan Renck to team for The Spaceman of Bohemia (Deadline) Awkwafina and Sandra Oh team up for Netflix comedy (Twitter) Tom Holland confirms that Spider-Man 3 is shooting REVIEWS Sam: Over the Garden Wall, Texas Chainsaw Massacre Raj: Snow White, Throne of Blood, Memories of Murder, His House Joint: The Mandalorian  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
57:15
November 02, 2020
Episode 77: Halloween (1978 and 2018)
On this special Halloween edition of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review the original 1978 Halloween as well as the 2018 follow up. The guys discuss their contrasting opinions on John Carpenter's horror classic, and breakdown how David Gordon Green's installation reshaped the franchise 40 years later.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com 
48:09
October 30, 2020
Episode 76: Borat 2 Review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review Borat 2, the surprise sequel to the 2006 comedy classic. The guys discuss how it compares to the original, and why it's important that Amazon picked up the film before the election. The guys also break down some big film and TV news including Jared Leto's return to the role of the Joker in Zack Snyder's Justice League and a brand new Jake Gyllenhaal/Denis Villeneuve team up on HBO.   NEWS Michael B. Jordan is considering directing Creed 3 (Deadline) Jared Leto’s Joker, Joe Mangianello’s DeathStroke to return for Snyder Cut (THR, Collider) Denis Villeneuve, Jake Gyllenhaal reteam for The Son miniseries at HBO (Deadline) Rapid Fire: First look at Tom Holland as Nathan Drake in Uncharted (Twitter) Fast and Furious to end after 11 movies, Justin Lin to direct final installments (Deadline) Trailers: News of the World, Raya and the Last Dragon, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom REVIEWS Raj: You Never Should Have Left, Rebecca, Over the Moon, The Gentlemen, On the Rocks, Borat 2 Sam: Borat 2, Seoul Station Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:46
October 26, 2020
Episode 75: Is The Exorcist the Scariest Movie of All-Time?
In 1973, The Exorcist took the world by storm, earning the "scariest movie of all-time" moniker. In 2020, nearly 50 years later, the film is just as effective. On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj revisit the Oscar-winning horror classic, discussing its lasting impact on the genre, the hysteria surrounding the release, and what went into the making of such a terrifying film.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:32
October 22, 2020
Episode 74: Middleburg Film Festival Recap
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss the wide array of films they saw at this year's virtual Middleburg Film Festival. The guys review Oscar hopefuls like Minari and One Night in Miami, and discuss their potential favorite movies of the year. The guys also break down a few key news pieces, including the addition of Leonardo DiCaprio, Timothee Chalamet, and Meryl Streep to Adam McKay's new project and Dev Patel's Chippendales movie. NEWS Leonardo DiCaprio, Timothee Chalamet, Jonah Hill, Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi, and Himesh Patel join Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up at Netflix (Deadline) Rounding out the ensemble that also includes Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, and Rob Morgan The film follows two low-level astronomers who embark on a media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy the Earth Rapid Fire: Michael B. Jordan to produce Static Shock movie (THR) New trailer for Soul Joaquin Phoenix, Ridley Scott to reteam for Napoleon movie, Kitbag (Deadline) Trailer for Amy Adams, Glenn Close Oscar player Hillbilly Elegy I, Tonya director Craig Gillespie to hemp Chippendales movie starring Dev Patel (Variety) The Crown season 4 trailer Anya Taylor Joy confirmed as Furiosa, Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul Mateen II will also star (Deadline) REVIEWS Raj: I Saw the Devil, Nocturne, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Concrete Cowboy, Minari, Wolfwalkers, One Night in Miami Sam: Fargo season 3, Sound of Metal, Minari, One Night in Miami, The Trial of the Chicago 7 Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:05:04
October 19, 2020
Episode 73: The Conjuring Franchise
In the lead up to Halloween, Sam and Raj revisit a fan-favorite horror franchise, The Conjuring series. The guys dig into what makes The Conjuring 1 and 2 both a critical success and an audience pleaser. They also discuss the spinoffs including Annabelle and The Nun, and whether or not they live up to the franchise proper. Finally, the guys discuss whether or not they believe in ghosts and how that impacts how they approach the horror genre. Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:11:32
October 15, 2020
Episode 72: The Haunting of Bly Manor Non-Spoiler Review
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review the highly anticipated Netflix series, The Haunting of Bly Manor. The guys break down a busy news week, which included the announcement of Gal Gadot reteaming with Patty Jenkins for a Cleopatra movie, the first trailer for David Fincher's Mank, and casting for the Game of Thrones spinoff series, House of the Dragon.  NEWS Gal Gadot, Patty Jenkins reteam for Cleopatra (Deadline) First trailer for Netflix, David Fincher’s Mank Cary Fukunaga finds post-Bond project in Masters of the Air (Deadline) Paddy Considine to star in Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon, as King Viserys (Variety) RAPID FIRE John David Washington joins Christian Bale, Margot Robbie in David O. Russell’s next film (Deadline) Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange joins Spider-Man 3 (THR) Kiki Layne, Gemma Chan cast in Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling (Deadline) Delays:, Soul: Disney+ on December 25, Batman: March 2022, Dune: October 2021, Jurassic World Dominion: June 2022 Trailers: Promising Young Woman, News of the World, The 355 REVIEWS Raj: Attack on Titan (rewatch), Gangs of London, Queen of Black Magic, Ema, Run, The Haunting of Bly Manor Sam: The Haunting of Bly Manor Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
58:13
October 12, 2020
Episode 71: Joker
Sam and Raj continue revisiting Oscar favorites from the past few years, this week looking at 2019's Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, and Zazie Beetz. The guys discuss how they feel about the film a year after it's release, debate whether or not it deserved such high praise from The Academy, and break down the public discourse and controversy surrounding the film around release.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
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October 08, 2020
Episode 70: The Lion King, Spider-Man, and The Godfather
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down a CRAZY news week which included announcements like Barry Jenkins directing a prequel/sequel to The Lion King, Jamie Foxx's return to Electro, and a behind-the-scenes movie about the making of The Godfather starring Oscar Isaac and Jake Gyllenhaal. The guys also review Host, The Disciple, Gangs of London, and much more! Join us later this week for an in-depth discussion of Joker! NEWS Moonlight director Barry Jenkins to direct The Lion King follow-up (Deadline) Jamie Foxx to reprise Electro role in Spider Man 3 (THR) Minari Trailer Oscar Isaac, Jake Gyllenhaal, Barry Levinson team up for making of The Godfather movie (Deadline) REVIEWS Sam: Host, The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Lake Mungo Raj: The Disciple, The Playbook, Gangs of London Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
58:07
October 05, 2020
Episode 69: Halloween Streaming Recommendations
We're officially in October, and in the lead up to Halloween, Sam and Raj bring you a long list of streaming recommendations to get you in the mood for spooky season! The Talkin' Movies team pulled some of their favorite horror, thriller, and suspense movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and HBO so you can consume the best genre content in the leadup to October 31st! Netflix Raj: Creep Hush The Autopsy of Jane Doe Sam: Insidious The Gift The Invitation Upcoming: The Haunting of Bly Manor (Oct. 9) Amazon Raj: Lake Mungo Crawl The Strangers: Pray at Night Sam: Overlord The Wailing Hulu Raj: Pet Semetary Southbound  Oculus Sam: Cabin in the Woods  The Lodge Over the Garden Wall (also on HBO) HBO Raj: Doctor Sleep Ready or Not Funny Games Sam: The Conjuring 2 Other Raj: Host - Shudder Hell House LLC - Shudder Haunt - Shudder Halloweentown - Disney+ Sam: Mandy - Shudder Tigers Are Not Afraid - Shudder Classics: Exorcist - HBO Halloween - Shudder Scream - CBS All Access Psycho - Peacock Hereditary - Prime Old Boy - Shudder Silence of the Lambs - Netflix The Thing - Starz The Witch - Showtime The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Shudder Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
51:03
October 01, 2020
Episode 68: Old, Enola Holmes, and Nomadland
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj continue their discussion on Bradley Cooper's directorial efforts, looking at Carey Mulligan's casting in Maestro. The guys also discuss M. Night Shyamalan's Old and the Sound of Metal trailer. Then, in this week's reviews segment, the guys jointly review Millie Bobby Brown's Enola Holmes before Raj discusses his NYFF screening of Chloe Zhao's Nomadland. NEWS: Carey Mulligan joins Bradley Cooper’s Maestro as Leonard Bernstein’s wife (Deadline) Sound of Metal trailer First plot details emerge for M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie, Old (Collider) Rapid Fire Yara Shahidi cast as Tinkerbell Aldis Hodge joins Black Adam Apple picks up Cherry for awards push Disney delays West Side Story, Black Widow, Shang Chi, Eternals REVIEWS: Sam: Enola Holmes Raj: Monsters, The Monster, Enola Holmes, Nomadland Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
54:41
September 28, 2020
Episode 67: A Star is Born
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj gear up for the upcoming awards season by revisiting an Oscar player from a couple of years back, Bradley Cooper's, A Star is Born. The guys discuss Cooper's astounding directorial debut and what makes him such a special filmmaker. They also talk about Lady Gaga's incredible performance and what she brought to this project as a musical talent. The guys also look back at the 2018 Oscars ceremony, breaking down what was good and bad about the year's awards.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
43:07
September 24, 2020
Episode 66: Your Name Remake, The Mandalorian Trailer, and The Devil All the Time
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss Lee Isaac Chung signing onto the Your Name live-action adaptation, and break down trailers for The Mandalorian season 2 and The Trial of the Chicago 7. The guys also review the new Netflix film, The Devil All the Time.  NEWS: Lee Isaac Chung tapped to direct Your Name live-action adaptation (Deadline) First trailer for The Mandalorian, Season 2 First trailer for The Trial of the Chicago 7 Jonathan Majors joins Ant Man 3 (Deadline) WandaVision trailer REVIEWS Raj: The Devil All the Time, Alone, Mother Sam: The Devil All the Time Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
39:42
September 21, 2020
Episode 65: Ranking Every Christopher Nolan Movie
On this week's featured episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj finish their Christopher Nolan series by reviewing the last bit of his films not yet discussed on the podcast (Following, Memento, Insomnia, The Prestige), before ranking all 11 of the acclaimed director's films. Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
56:08
September 18, 2020
Episode 64: Dune Trailer, Harry Styles, and Scream 5
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down the highly anticipated trailer to Dune. The guys also discuss Harry Styles joining Florence Pugh, Dakota Johnson, and Chris Pine in Olivia Wilde's next movie, Neve Campbell's return to Scream, and Samurai Champloo. NEWS: Delays Wonder Woman 1984 moves to Christmas Candyman moves to 2021 Dune Trailer Harry Styles replaces Shia LaBeouf in Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling (Deadline) Zazie Beetz, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield, RJ Cycler join Jonathan Majors and Idris Elba in Netflix project The Harder They Fall (Twitter) Raj’s Horror Corner Freaky trailer Host director Rob Savage signs three-picture deal with Blumhouse (Variety) Neve Campbell officially joins Scream 5 (Bloody Disgusting) The Academy introduces new diversity requirements (Press Release) REVIEWS: Raj: Samurai Champloo, #Alive Sam: Fargo 2, Bowling for Columbine, Rent A Girlfriend Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
52:46
September 14, 2020
Episode 63: Dunkirk Retrospective
Is Dunkirk Christopher Nolan's best movie? On this featured episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down the Oscar-winning war film. The guys discuss why Nolan's practical style of film making adds to the movie's impressiveness, why the editing is so essential, how Hoyte van Hoytema's brilliant cinematography, and much more! Behind the Scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0G_ddYoPs Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
38:18
September 10, 2020
Episode 62: Game of Thrones Creators' New Project, No Time to Die, and Mulan
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down a mix of movie and TV news, including a new No Time to Die trailer, a new project from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and DB Weiss, and The Mandalorian season 2. The guys also review a bunch of new releases, including Tenet, Mulan, and I'm Thinking of Ending Things.  NEWS The Haunting of Bly Manor trailer No Time to Die trailer First look images of Mank released by Netflix (Twitter) Adam Driver teams with Sam Raimi for Sci-Fi Thriller 65 (Deadline) Game of Thrones creators set new project at Netflix (Press Release) The Mandalorian S2  gets October 30 release date REVIEWS Sam: Tenet, Fargo S1, OJ: Made In America, Shadow, Made in Abyss, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, Raj: Tenet, Mulan, I’m Thinking of Ending Things Tune in later this week for a retrospective episode on Dunkirk! Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
52:12
September 07, 2020
Episode 61: Tenet Non-Spoiler Review
Sam and Raj are just minutes out of the theater, giving their non-spoiler thoughts on Tenet! Join us for this brief discussion on Christopher Nolan's latest mind-bending blockbuster! Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
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September 02, 2020
Episode 60: Chadwick Boseman, The Haunting of Bly Manor, and The Legend of Korra
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj honor Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, who passed away of cancer at age 43. The guys discuss the impact he had on people both through his on-screen characters and his real life heroic actions.  The guys also discuss Vanity Fair's first look at The Haunting of Bly Manor, Normal People star Paul Mescal's next project, and review The Legend of Korra and Christopher Nolan's Following.  NEWS: Chadwick Boseman passes away at 43 Vanity Fair gives The Haunting of Bly Manor first look (VF) Paul Mescal joins Maggie Gyllennhaal’s directorial debut The Lost Girl (THR) Disney to reboot Haunted Mansion (THR) Ethan Hawke joins Robert Eggers’ The Northman (Deadline) Barry Keoghan joins The Batman (SlashFilm) REVIEWS: Sam: Hannibal, The Legend of Korra Raj: Monster, Hell or High Water, Blair Witch, He's Out There, Following Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:33
August 31, 2020
Episode 59: Interstellar Retrospective
On this week's featured episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a look back at Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. The guys discuss their thoughts on the film, as well as the split reception by audiences. They also discuss the film's balance of science and emotion, and how the collective work of Nolan, the actors, Hans Zimmer, and the rest of the crew makes this one of the filmmaker's bests. Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Letterboxd: @samoso Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Letterboxd: @rajsaw2 Music from https://www.bensound.com
53:27
August 27, 2020
Episode 58: DC Fandome Recap - The Batman, The Suicide Squad, and Wonder Woman 1984
On this very special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down each announcement from DC Fandome. The guys discuss the incredible The Batman trailer, The Suicide Squad BTS look, the Wonder Woman 1984 trailer, the Snyder Cut first look, and all the other exciting announcements. The guys also look at the growing cast of Lady Gaga's Gucci movie and discuss the first set of Tenet reviews. DC Fandome Discussion Wonder Woman 1984: Trailer The Flash: Concept Art - Ben Affleck to return as Batman (VF) The Suicide Squad: Roll Call, BTS, Poster Snyder Cut: Trailer, Confirmed 4, 1-hour parts Black Adam: Concept Art Aquaman: New tone Shazam: Shazam: Fury of Gods The Batman: Trailer Robert De Niro, Jared Leto, Al Pacino, and Adam Driver joining Lady Gaga in Ridley Scott’s Gucci movie (Deadline) Olivia Wilde to direct a “female-centered” Marvel movie (Deadline) Trailers: Tenet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZGcmvrTX9M Death on the Nile: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM1U-Whb-P0 On the Rocks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn3sK4WiviA Reviews:  Raj: The One and Only Ivan, Lovecraft Country, Monster Sam: Grizzly Man, Donnie Brasco, The English Patient Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
45:17
August 23, 2020
Episode 57: Honoring Robin Williams
On another special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj look back at the incredible filmography of Robin Williams. The guys discuss their introduction to the actor through Aladdin, the humanity that he brought to each of his characters, and what made him such a special person.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
29:01
August 21, 2020
Episode 56: Avatar Creators Leave Netflix Series
On this week's first episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj sit down and vent about Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko's exit from Netflix's adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender. The guys also discuss the trailer for the new Tom Holland movie, The Devil All the Time, and review things like Boys State and Into the Unknown: The Making of Frozen 2.  NEWS Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko exit ATLA Netflix Series (Statement) Trailer for The Devil All the Time, to hit Netflix on September 16 (YouTube) First look at Sophia Coppola’s On the Rocks (EW) Lion director Garth Davis signs onto upcoming Tron movie (Deadline) REVIEWS Raj: Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, The Innkeepers, Absentia, Hell House LLC, Perfect Blue, Saving Mr Banks, Into the Unknown Sam: Hannibal, A Knight's Tale, Boys State Be sure to tune in on Thursday for an episode on Robin Williams! Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
43:37
August 17, 2020
Episode 55: Sam Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy
On this week's featured episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a look back at Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. The guys look at the trilogy's impact on the modern day superhero movie, and break down each individual film, discussing the cast, plot lines, and what went wrong in the third installment.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
48:37
August 13, 2020
Episode 54: Ben Affleck, Bradley Cooper, and Captain Marvel 2
On this week's first episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj dig into a BUSY news week which included exciting stories like Nia DaCosta landing Captain Marvel 2, Bradley Cooper teaming up with PTA, Tom Hanks starring in Pinocchio, and Ben Affleck directing the behind-the-scenes story of Chinatown. The guys also review a whole bunch of things, including The Last of Us 1 + 2 and the Shudder original, Host.  NEWS: Nia DaCosta to direct Captain Marvel 2 (Deadline) Bradley Cooper in talks to star in Paul Thomas Anderson’s next (THR) Tom Hanks to play Geppetto in Robert Zemeckis’ Pinocchio (Deadline) Ben Affleck to write/direct BTS story on the making Chinatown (Deadline) Trailer Rundown: Judas and the Black Messiah  Zola I’m Thinking of Ending Things  Ratched Raised by Wolves REVIEWS: Raj: Avengers Infinity War + Endgame, Road to Ninja, The Last, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Host, La Llorona, Howard Sam: Police Story, All the President's Men, The Last of Us 1 + 2 Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
48:39
August 10, 2020
Episode 53: Spotlight Retrospective - Revisiting the 2015 Best Picture Winner
On this week's featured episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj look back at the 2015 Best Picture winner, Spotlight. The guys discuss the film's incredible ensemble cast, how important films like this are, and the competitive Oscars race, which included other titles like Mad Max: Fury Road, The Big Short, The Revenant, Room, and more! Also, please be sure to support our good friend Mamadou in his professional endevours here! Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
34:53
August 06, 2020
Episode 52: Emmy Reactions and Pixar's Luca
On this week's first episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj react to the Emmy Nominations and break down who they feel was snubbed. The guys also look at Pixar's newly announced Luca, a story of friendship set in Italy. The guys also review a bunch of things, including The Notebook, E.T., Signs, District 9, High and Low, Giri/Haji, and much more!  NEWS Emmy Nominations Pixar’s Luca (Twitter) Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer team up for sci fi thriller Invasion (Deadline) Courteney Cox to return for Scream 5 (IG) Netflix gives first look at Sarah Paulson in Ratched (VF) Amy Adams to star in Nightbitch (Deadline) REVIEWS Sam: Sleepless in Seattle, The Pianist, Signs, District 9, The Notebook, Icarus, Ali, Munich, E.T., Boyz n the Hood, Capturing the Friedmans, Sleeping Beauty Raj: High and Low, Giri/Haji Also, please be sure to support our good friend Mamadou in his professional endevours here! Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:03
August 03, 2020
Episode 51: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - Is it Tarantino's Best?
On this week's featured episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj look back at Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood a year after its release. The guys discuss the standout performances, 1960's Hollywood, and where the film ranks among Tarantino's best.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
44:49
July 30, 2020
Episode 50: Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts, and The Trial of the Chicago 7
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down a series of massive delayed release dates before digging into Vanity Fair's first look piece on Aaron Sorkin's The Trial of the Chicago 7. The guys also discuss a new Netflix project from Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts, and review a bunch of movies including About Time, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, The Rental, and Dil Bechara! Join us later this week for a discussion on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood! NEWS Delayed release dates Vanity Fair gives first look at The Trial of the Chicago 7 (VF) Gael Garcia Bernal lands lead role in M. Night Shyamalan’s next (Deadline) Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington to reteam for Netflix thriller (THR) REVIEWS Sam: About Time, Mississippi Burning, Ford v Ferrari, Rush, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Winter's Bone, Silver Lining's Playbook, I Lost My Body, Trumbo, The Green Inferno, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Raj: 13 Assassins, Dil Bechara, The Wretched, The Rental, The Assistant Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
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July 27, 2020
Episode 49: Inception's 10 Year Anniversary
On this special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj revisit Christopher Nolan's Oscar-winning film, Inception, in honor of the 10 year anniversary. The guys discuss how the film has changed for them over the years, and debate whether it is truly one of the acclaimed director's best films to date. *NOTE: This episode was recorded prior to WB's announcement that Tenet has been delayed indefinitely.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
49:08
July 23, 2020
Episode 48: The Russo Brothers, Viola Davis, and Possessor
On this week's news episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down some great announcements, including a Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, and Russo Brothers team up for a James Bond-like thriller at Netflix, and Gina Prince Bythewood's upcoming The Woman King, starring Viola Davis. The guys also take a look at some older movies like Chungking Express and Million Dollar Baby. Be sure to join us in a few days for our look back at Inception! NEWS Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans team up with Russo Brothers for Espionage Thriller (Deadline) Noah Centineo joins Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam (THR) Gina Prince Bythewood to direct Viola Davis in The Woman King (Variety) Possessor trailer I’m Thinking of Ending Things images Telluride cancelled The Card Counter poster New animated Star Wars series, The Bad Batch, on Disney REVIEWS Sam: The Old Guard, Dark, Four Lions, Jerry Maguire, Million Dollar Baby Raj: The House of the Devil, The Wailing, Chugking Express Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
38:36
July 20, 2020
Episode 47: Our Favorite Movies of the Year So Far!
On this special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down their 5 favorite movies of 2020! Although it has been a weird year for film, there are still many great things to recommend, most of which you can stream from the comfort of your own home! Take a listen and see what the guys think are among the best movies halfway through this year.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting
49:54
July 13, 2020
Episode 46: The Dark Knight Trilogy
Sam and Raj kick off their countdown to Christopher Nolan's Tenet with a look back at his career. In the first of a multi-episode series, the guys look at The Dark Knight Trilogy. The two break down each individual film, discuss its legacy, and look at how The Dark Knight changed the way they saw movies.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us 13th Just Mercy Selma Fruitvale Station Get Out If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen Malcom X The Hate U Give I Am Not Your Negro Watchmen Mudbound Fences 12 Years a Slave Blindspotting
01:27:57
July 10, 2020
Episode 45: Halloween Sequel Delayed and Jude Law is Captain Hook
On the first special news episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down a busy week in the industry, which includes announcements about the delay of Halloween Kills and Jude Law's casting in David Lowery's Peter Pan film as Captain Hook. The guys also look at upcoming projects for Brad Pitt and John Boyega.  STORIES: Jude Law to play Captain Hook in David Lowery's live-action Peter Pan (Variety) Halloween Kills delayed to 2021, teaser trailer released (Bloody Disgusting) Brad Pitt, David Leitch team up for Bullet Train (Deadline) John Boyega, Felicty Jones, Jodie Turner Smith, and Jack Reynor to star in Borderlands (Deadline) Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us   13th  Just Mercy   Selma   Fruitvale Station  Get Out   If Beale Street Could Talk Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen   Malcom X   The Hate U Give   I Am Not Your Negro   Watchmen  Mudbound   Fences   12 Years a Slave   Blindspotting
23:51
July 08, 2020
Episode 44: Hamilton Review
On this week's first episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj review the film adaptation of the hit Broadway play, Hamilton. The guys discuss how the stage production translates to the small screen and how Disney helped make the experience possible.  NEWS Netflix news: Announce a September 4, 2020 release date for Charlie Kaufmann’s I’m Thinkin of Ending Things Officially acquire Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago Trailers: An American Pickle The Tax Collector REVIEWS Sam: Hamilton, Dark Raj: Hamilton, What We Do in the Shadows (TV), Ju On Origins, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies: When They See Us  13th Just Mercy  Selma  Fruitvale Station  Get Out  If Beale Street Could Talk  Do the Right Thing Blackkklansmen  Malcom X  The Hate U Give  I Am Not Your Negro  Let the Fire Burn  Watchmen Mudbound  Fences  12 Years a Slave  Blindspotting 
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July 06, 2020
Episode 43: Batman, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Horror Films
On this week's Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj look at some major Hollywood news from the week, which includes Michael Keaton's return to Batman and Margot Robbie signing on to a new Pirates of the Caribbean. The guys also take a deep dive into the horror genre, discussing what makes it special and how it has evolved over the years.  NEWS: Michael Keaton returning to play Bruce Wayne in The Flash (The Wrap) Margot Robbie reteams with Chistina Hodson for new Pirates of the Caribbean (THR) Rapid Fire: Elizabeth Banks to play Ms. Frizzle in Live-Action Magic School Bus (THR) Netflix releases first images of Enola Holmes (Twitter) Barry Jenkins to write a feature adaptation of documentary Virunga, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio (Deadline) Top Gun Maverick director to helm Twister reboot (Variety) Delayed release dates: Tenet - August 12 Mulan - August 21 M. Night Shyamalan - July 23, 2021 REVIEWS: Sam: Let the Right One In, Peaky Blinders, Avatar Comics Raj: When Harry Met Sally, Your Name, The Lodge FEATURED SEGMENT: Horror Films: What makes the genre special? Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Movies (and where to stream them): When They See Us - Netflix 13th - Netflix Just Mercy - Free to Rent Selma - Free to Rent Fruitvale Station - Rental Get Out - Rental If Beale Street Could Talk - Hulu Do the Right Thing - Free to Rent Blackkklansmen - HBO Malcom X - Netflix The Hate U Give - HBO I Am Not Your Negro - Amazon Prime Let the Fire Burn - Kanopy Watchmen - HBO Mudbound - Netflix Fences - Rental 12 Years a Slave - Rental Blindspotting - Free to Rent
01:02:40
June 29, 2020
Episode 42: Harry Potter Retrospective
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a look back at the Harry Potter franchise, breaking down each individual film before discussing JK Rowling's recent comments and whether or not we can separate the art from the artist. The guys also take a look at a very busy news week, which included announcements on a new Will Smith project, Kristen Stewart signing on to play Princess Diana, and a whole bunch of Oscar Isaac news! NEWS Will Smith teaming with Antoine Fuqua for Emancipation (Deadline)  Kristen Stewart to star as Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain’s Spencer (Deadline) Oscar Isaac Corner A first look at his character in Paul Schrader’s The Card Counter (Deadline)  Ben Stiller to direct Isaac in London. Eric Roth to adapt new short thriller by Jo Nesbo (Deadline)  Isaac, as well as Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland, and Anne Hathaway join Cate Blanchett in James Gray’s Armageddon Time (Deadline)  Drew Goddard to pen Project Hail Mary (THR) First look at Regina King’s One Night in Miami (EW)  Edgar Wright to direct thriller The Chain (Deadline)  Dan Gilroy finds next project, AI centered Faster, Cheaper, Better (Deadline)  Zack Snyder releases first clip from his Justice League (Deadline)  Trailers The Rental Candyman The Nest Netflix picking up Trial of Chicago 7 (Variety) Tenet Preview (EW) REVIEWS Sam: Dallas Buyers Club, Wolf Children, Normal People Raj: Ford v Ferrari, 7500 FEATURED SEGMENT Harry Potter Series Review Separating art from the artist Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ When They See Us - Netflix 13th - Netflix Just Mercy - Free to Rent Selma - Free to Rent Fruitvale Station - Tubi TV Do the Right Thing - Rental
01:12:09
June 22, 2020
Episode 41: Naruto Shippuden - Rewatch Review
On this week's second episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a deep dive into Naruto Shippuden, reviewing the series after their most recent rewatch. The guys discuss break down each arc of the show and discuss why it made them both emotional on multiple occasions. Go back a few weeks to find our review of Naruto as well! Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ https://www.indiewire.com/2020/06/criterion-collection-black-films-streaming-1202235384/ Movies (and where to stream them): When They See Us - Netflix 13th - Netflix Just Mercy - Free to Rent Selma - Free to Rent Fruitvale Station - Tubi TV Get Out - Rental If Beale Street Could Talk - Hulu Do the Right Thing - Rental Blackkklansmen - HBO Malcom X - Netflix The Hate U Give - Cinemax I Am Not Your Negro - Amazon Prime Let the Fire Burn - Kanopy Watchmen - HBO Mudbound - Netflix Fences - Rental 12 Years a Slave - Rental
01:16:25
June 18, 2020
Episode 40: Tenet Delayed, The King of Staten Island, and Da 5 Bloods
On this week's first of two episodes of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj catch up on Hollywood news before (finally) reviewing some new releases! The guys discuss a bunch of delays, including Tenet and Wonder Woman 1984, and break down Jake Gyllenhaal's newly announced project. They then close out this week's episode with reviews for Pete Davidson's The King of Staten Island and Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods. NEWS Release dates Tenet - July 31, 2020 Wonder Woman 1984 - October 2, 2020 No Time to Die - November 20, 2020 Godilla vs Kong - May 21, 2021 The Matrix 4 - April 1, 2022 Academy introduces new representation goals (Press Release) Jake Gyllenhaal’s Snow Blind picks up steam (Deadline) REVIEWS Shirley The King of Staten Island Da 5 Bloods Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out. Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ https://www.indiewire.com/2020/06/criterion-collection-black-films-streaming-1202235384/ Movies (and where to stream them): When They See Us - Netflix 13th - Netflix Just Mercy - Free to Rent Selma - Free to Rent Fruitvale Station - Tubi TV Get Out - Rental If Beale Street Could Talk - Hulu Do the Right Thing - Rental Blackkklansmen - HBO Malcom X - Netflix The Hate U Give - Cinemax I Am Not Your Negro - Amazon Prime Let the Fire Burn - Kanopy Watchmen - HBO Mudbound - Netflix Fences - Rental 12 Years a Slave - Rental
31:08
June 15, 2020
Episode 39: Black Voices in Cinema and Current Events
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a break from the usual Hollywood conversation to talk about the tragic events that have taken place in our world. The guys discuss systematic bias and racial inequality in the industry, and examine the films and black voices that helped educate and inform them.  Below are some resources where you can learn more about what you can do, plus a list of related movies that you should check out.  Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ https://www.indiewire.com/2020/06/criterion-collection-black-films-streaming-1202235384/ Movies (and where to stream them): When They See Us - Netflix 13th - Netflix Just Mercy - Free to Rent Selma - Free to Rent Fruitvale Station - Tubi TV Get Out - Rental If Beale Street Could Talk - Hulu Do the Right Thing - Rental Blackkklansmen - HBO Malcom X - Netflix The Hate U Give - Cinemax I Am Not Your Negro - Amazon Prime Let the Fire Burn - Kanopy Watchmen - HBO Mudbound - Netflix Fences - Rental 12 Years a Slave - Rental
58:03
June 08, 2020
Episode 38: Revisiting Princess Mononoke
On this week's special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj revisit Sam's all-time favorite movie, Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke. The guys look at what makes the film so brilliant and discuss how Miyazaki has influenced the world of animation. They also discuss the possibility of Henry Cavill returning to Superman and review a bunch of movies! NEWS COVID UPDATES Sundance hit Palm Springs to hit Hulu on July 10 Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho pushed to April 23, 2021 Henry Cavill to reprise his role of Superman (Deadline) Universal to relaunch Wolfman, Ryan Gosling to star (Variety) RAPID FIRE Amazon developing series on  Girl With the Dragon Tattoo character, Lisbeth Salander (Variety) Doug Liman directing Tom Cruise space movie (Deadline) Leigh Whannell, Blumhouse developing a sequel TV series to 2018 hit Upgrade (Deadline) Sonic the Hedgehog sequel a go at Paramount, original team returning (Variety) Apple to co-finance Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon (Deadline ) REVIEWS Sam: Jennifer's Body, The Strangers Raj: The High Note, The Vast of Night FEATURED SEGMENT Revisiting Princess Mononoke Sam's underseen/underrated anime recommendations: Shows: Samurai Champloo Your Lie in April Mob Psycho Monster Berserk (90s TV show) Afro Samurai Haikyuu Movies: Wolf Children Perfect Blue Sword of the Stranger The Boy and The Beast Berserk (Film Trilogy) Paprika A Silent Voice Jin Roh: the Wolf Brigade Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:06:45
June 01, 2020
Episode 37: #ReleaseTheSnyderCut, Tenet, and The Last Dance
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down some MASSIVE news, including the announcement of The Snyder Cut's 2021 release on HBO Max and a brand new trailer for Christopher Nolan's Tenet. The guys also talk about a couple upcoming Netflix projects before taking a deep dive into ESPN's Chicago Bulls/Michael Jordan documentary, The Last Dance.  NEWS The Snyder Cut to be released HBO Max (Press Release) Adam Sandler, Lebron James team up for Hustle (Variety) Da 5 Bloods Trailer Tenet Trailer REVIEWS Leon: The Professional Harakiri The Lovebirds FEATURED SEGMENT The Last Dance Discussion Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:11:50
May 24, 2020
Episode 36: Mad Max Fury Road - 5 Year Anniversary
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj revisit George Miller's iconic action hit, Mad Max Fury Road, in honor of the film's 5 year anniversary. The guys provide new insights into the film and dig into Kyle Buchanan's incredible Oral History at The New York Times. The team also discusses Hamilton, Dakota Johnson, Scarface, and much more!  News Hamilton moves up Disney+ launch to July 3 (Twitter) Phil Lord and Chris Miller tapped to helm Ryan Gosling’s Project Hail Mary (Variety) Cate Blanchett adds 2 more projects to her incredible resume (Collider, Variety) Dakota Johnson added to already stacked cast for Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling (Variety) Luca Guadagnino attached to direct Scarface reimagining (THR) Reviews Capone Basketball County: In the Water Featured Segment 5 Years Later: Revisiting Mad Max Fury Road Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:06:04
May 17, 2020
Episode 35: Naruto - Rewatch Review
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj wrap up their Naruto rewatch with a full series review, discussing their overall thoughts, favorite arcs, and things that changed about the show in revisiting it. The guys also break down a busy news week that includes topics like M. Night Shyamalan's new movie, Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods, and Tom Cruise's plans to shoot a movie in space! News: Star Wars Corner Taika Waitit and Leslye Headland confirmed, Krysty Wilson Cairns working with Taika (Press Release) Boba Fett to return in The Mandalorian: Season 2 (THR) M. Night Shyamalan assembles cast for his next movie (Collider, Variety) The King of Staten Island trailer Spike Lee’s next gets a release date (Twitter) Tom Cruise to shoot a movie in space (Deadline) Reviews: Neon Genesis Evangelion The Perks of Being a Wallflower Django Unchained The Eddy, Episode 1 Heat Featured Segment: Naruto - Rewatch Review Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:14:57
May 10, 2020
Episode 34: Hercules, Daisy Ridley, and Remembering Irrfan Khan
On this week's Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down another busy week in movie and TV news, which includes stories about Disney's live-action Hercules, Daisy Ridley's Star Wars follow up, and Adam Driver's re-team with Jeff Nichols. The guys also review Bad Education and Normal People before honoring the brilliant career of Irrfan Khan, who unfortunately passed away earlier this week.  News Russo Brothers producing live-action Hercules for Disney (THR) First look at Misha Green/Jordan Peele/JJ Abrams Lovecraft Country (Trailer) Daisy Ridley finds Star Wars followup (Deadline) Jeff Nichols re-teams with Adam Driver for Yankee Comandante (Variety) Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage join Macon Blair’s Brothers (Variety) LeBron James reveals first look at Space Jam 2: A New Legacy logo Reviews Bad Education (HBO) Normal People (Hulu) Featured Segment Remembering Irrfan Khan Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:01:21
May 03, 2020
Episode 33: Sam Goes to Bollywood!
On this exciting episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj are joined by a very special guest, Bollywood expert (and Raj's cousin), Ankur Bhatia, for a lesson on the Indian film industry. Ankur walks the guys through what makes a Bollywood movie before Sam reviews his first ever Bollywood film, Kal Ho Na Ho.  Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Follow Ankur on Instagram @ankurbhatia009! Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com Ankur's Movie Recommendations: Movies to look out for on streaming services soon: Chichorre Thappad Panga Chapaak Malang Once life goes back to normal, I want to see these in theaters: Sooryavanshi Brahmastra Laal Singh Chaddha Must watch list: SRK Baazigar Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Karan Arjun Dil Toh Pagal Hai Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Mahobatein Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Devdas Kal Ho Naa Ho Main Hoon Naa Swades Veer Zaara Don 1 and Don 2 Chak De India Om Shanti Om Rab Ne Banadi Jodi Aamir Khan 3 Idiots Rang De Basanti Lagaan PK Dangal Secret Superstar Salman Khan Bharat Bhajrangi Bhaijaan Tubelight Sultan Ek Tha Tiger Tiger Zinda Hai Hum Saath Saath Hai Hum Apke Hain Kaun Maine Pyaar Kiya Tere Naam Ranbir Kapoor Sanju Tamasha Barfii! Rockstar Bachna Ae Haseeno Raajneethi Wake up Sidd Rocket Singh: Salesman of the year SLB Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Black Saawariya Guzaarish Ram Leela Bajirao Mastani Padmaavat Excel Entertainment Dil Chahta Hai Lakshya Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Luck by Chance Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobara Dil Dhadakne Do Gully Boy Karan Johar Dostana I Hate Love Storys Student of the Year Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Kapoor and Sons Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Dear ZIndagi Badrinath ki Dulhania Raazi Good Newwz Vishal Bhardwaj Omkara Kaminey Haider Rangoon Saath Koon Maaf Action Sholay Dabanng Singham 1 and 2 Simmba Dhoom 1,2,3 Agneepath War Thriller Gupt Ajnabee Humraaz Race Article 15 Pink Andadhun Badlapur Blackmale Badla Itefaq (2017) Rom-Com Bareily ki Barfi Sonu Ki Titu Ki Sweety Jab We Met Other Love Aaj Kal Cocktail Queen Koi Mil Gaya Saathiya Kai Po Che! Kedarnath Jodha Akbar
59:22
April 30, 2020
Episode 32: Hunger Games, Enola Holmes, and Olivia Wilde
On this week's first episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down a busy week of Hollywood news, which includes the likes of the newly announced Hunger Games prequel, Millie Bobby Brown's Enola Holmes, and Olivia Wilde rounding out her next film's cast.  Tune in later this week for an exciting featured segment as well! NEWS Industry Updates Hunger Games prequel movie in the works (THR) Russian Doll co-creator spearheading Star Wars series for Disney+ (Variety) Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark sequel moving forward (THR) Millie Bobby Brown's Enola Holmes moves to Netflix (THR) Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf, and Chris Pine round out cast for Olivia Wilde's new film, Don’t Worry Darling (Variety) REVIEWS Ran Extraction Bad Educadtion Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
56:32
April 27, 2020
Episode 31: Devs Review
On this episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj are joined by Mamadou to take a deep dive into Alex Garland's FX on Hulu series, Devs. The guys give some general thoughts on the show before diving into spoilers, discussing the plot and themes behind the sci-fi miniseries. SPOILERS BEGIN AT 8:30! Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Follow Mamadou on Twitter @mamaxbarry! Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:01:56
April 22, 2020
Episode 30: Our First Look at Dune
On this week's Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a look at Vanity Fair's preview of Dune, Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's 1965 sci-fi epic. The guys also discuss a lot of TV news, including the 3 new HBO Max projects that J.J. Abrams is directing and the trailer for Damien Chazelle's The Eddy. Be sure to tune in later this week for an in-depth review of Devs! News: Coronavirus Updates SDCC Canceled (Twitter) Disney delays Soul to November 20,also moves Raya and the Last Dragon from November 25 to March 12, 2021 (Variety) JJ Abrams sets new series at HBO Max, including Justice League Dark, Overlook, and Duster (THR) The Eddy Trailer Kelvin Harrison Jr. joins Euphoria Season 2 (Collider) Fonzo retitled Capone, details finally surface (IndieWire) Vanity Fair gives us our first look at Dune (Article 1, Article 2) Reviews: The Social Network Endings Beginnings Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
50:47
April 19, 2020
Episode 29: Avatar: The Last Airbender Review
Raj finally watched the entirety of the hit Nickelodeon show, Avatar: The Last Airbender, so on this week's Talkin' Movies, the guys sit down and discuss their thoughts on the series. Sam and Raj also look at a bunch of horror news and review Tigertail. News Carlos Lopez Estrada to direct Robin Hood remake for Disney+ (THR) Jesse Eisenberg’s directorial debut picks up steam (Deadline) Horror Corner David Bruckner (Night House, VHS, Southbound) to direct Hellraiser reboot for Spyglass. Written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski (Super Dark Times) (THR) Sentient Entertainment remaking Alejandro Amenabar’s 2001 horror hit, The Others. Deadline reports that the plan is to reinvent and modernize the story (Deadline) Salem’s Lot adaptation coming from Gary Dauberman (Annabelle Comes Home, IT). James Wan producing (THR) Fede Alvarez to helm zombie pandemic film, 16 States (Deadline) Reviews Tigertail Featured Segment Avatar: The Last Airbender review (Spoilers begin at 28:50) Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
58:49
April 13, 2020
Episode 28: Mamadou Returns for a Discussion on Animation!
Our good friend Mamadou Barry is back for an in-depth discussion of the genre of animation. As an artist himself, he provides incredible first-hand insight that can't be found anywhere else!  Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Mamadou can be found online @mamaxbarry! Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
45:37
April 09, 2020
Episode 27: Ant Man, Obi Wan, and Never Rarely Sometimes Always
On this week's first episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj run through the news and review some movies, saving the featured segment (and a special guest) for a bonus episode later this week. The guys look at new release dates, Ant Man and Obi Wan writers, the Call Me By Your Name Sequel, and a new Edgar Wright project. Finally, they close out the episode reviewing Eliza Hittman's stunning Never Rarely Sometimes Always. NEWS COVID 19 Updates: Release Dates: Artemis Fowl: May 29, 2020 moves to Disney+ Mulan: July 24, 2020 Spongebob: Sponge on the Run: Moves from May 22, 2020, to July 31, 2020 A Quiet Place 2: September 4, 2020 Candyman: Moves from June 12, 2020 to September 25, 2020 The French Dispatch: Moves from July 24, 2020 to October 16, 2020 Black Widow: November 6, 2020 Free Guy: Moves from July 3, 2020 to December 11, 2020 Top Gun Maverick: Moves from June 24, 2020 to December 23, 2020 Peter Rabbit 2: Moves from August 7, 2020 to January 15, 2021 The Eternals: Moves from November 6, 2020 to February 12, 2021 Ghostbusters: Afterlife: Moves from July 10, 2020 to March 5, 2021 Morbius: Moves from July 31, 2020 to March 19, 2021 Shang Chi: Moves from February 12, 2021 to May 7, 2021 Minions: The Rise of Gru: Moves from July 3, 2020 to July 2, 2021 Jungle Cruise: Moves from July 24, 2020 to July 30, 2021 Uncharted: Moves from March 5, 2021 to October 8, 2021 Doctor Strange 2: Moves from May 7, 2021 to November 5, 2021 Sing 2: Moves from July 2, 2021 to December 22, 2021 Thor Love and Thunder: Moves from November 5, 2021 to February 18, 2022 Indiana Jones 5: Moves from July 9, 2021 to July 29, 2022 Captain Marvel 2: Gets July 8, 2022 date Wicked removed from the release calendar Amazon has teamed with SXSW for “Amazon Prime presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection" Ant Man 3 gets new writer (THR) Obi Wan series finds new writer (Variety) Call Me By Your Name sequel officially a go Train to Busan Peninsula trailer Edgar Wright to tackle Set My Heart to Five (THR) REVIEWS Never Rarely Sometimes Always Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
46:35
April 06, 2020
Episode 26: Furiosa, Ryan Gosling, and Controversial Movies
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj have some Mad Max spin-off news to discuss! The guys also look at Ryan Gosling's newest project and provide an update on delayed movies and production shutdowns. Sam and Raj close off this week's episode with a conversation about controversial movies.  News Anya Taylor Joy eyed for Furiosa spin-off (Variety) MGM to develop new Ryan Gosling project (Deadline) Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu finds next project (The Film Stage) Trailer for Apple TV+ series Defending Jacob Delays and Shutdown Updates (Variety) Delayed release dates  Wonder Woman 1984 (June 5>August 14) In the Heights (June 26>TBD) Scoob and Malignant also TBD Tenet remains slated for July 17 More early digital releases The Call of the Wild and Downhill - March 27 Never Rarely Sometimes Always - April 4 Endings Beginnings - April 17 What we watched this week Featured segment Controversy in cinema Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:15:24
March 30, 2020
Episode 25: Quarantine Diaries
News Update on the Coronavirus impact on Hollywood Celebrities Idris Elba (Pacific Rim) Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace) Kristofer Hivju (Game of Thrones) Daniel Dae Kim (Hellboy) Movie theaters shut down Regal AMC closing for 6-12 weeks Cinemark Alamo Drafthouse Delayed Movies Lionsgate delays Antebellum (April 24), Run (May 8), and Spiral (May 15). All TBD (Collider) Disney pulls Black Widow (May 1), The Personal History of David Copperfield (May 8), and The Woman in the Window (May 15). TBD (Variety) Minions: The Rise of Gru (July-TBD) - Postproduction can’t complete (THR) Production Shutdowns Matrix 4 Fantastic Beasts 3 King Richard Cannes Film Festival Delayed (Press Release) Originally scheduled for May 12-23 Considering postponement until end June/begin July Some positives Netflix steps up: Netflix has established a $100 million relief fund to assist entertainment industry workers who have lost their jobs amid shutdown. Netflix also acquired The Lovebirds. No date set (Deadline) Recent releases are hitting streaming early: Emma, The Hunt, The Invisible Man, Onward. The Way Back, Bloodshot, and Birds of Prey arrive March 24. Sonic arrives March 31 Onward hits Disney+ April 3 Rosario Dawson joins The Mandalorian (Slashfilm) To star as fan favorite Ahsoka Tano The character has only appeared in animated form in Clone Wars and Rebels Anakin Skywalker’s apprentice Dawson expressed interest in playing the character in responding to a fan’s tweet in 2017 Reviews/Featured Segment Quarantine Diaries: How has the quarantine impacted our viewing habits? Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:12:11
March 23, 2020
Episode 24: Dracula, Coronavirus, and Streaming Recommendations
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss a couple of exciting stories in the world of horror, including Karyn Kusama helming a new Dracula project and the Ready or Not directors signing onto Scream. The guys also take a look at how the Coronavirus has impacted the film industry with release delays and production shutdowns. To remedy the lack of movies in theaters, Sam and Raj recommend a bunch of movies you can stream from the comfort of your own home.  News Karyn Kusama teams with Blumhouse to develop new Dracula movie (THR) Radio Silence filmmakers Matthew Bettinelli Olpin and Tyler Gillett join Scream (THR) Trailer rundown Black Widow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkaTt3cGClI Jungle Cruise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwNGKNomzAA Soul: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP5C1OSSEOo Coronavirus continues to hit Hollywood in a major way Featured Segment Movies you can stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and HBO Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:14:19
March 16, 2020
Episode 23: J.J. Abrams, Pixar's Onward, and a SPECIAL GUEST!
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj welcome their good friend Mamadou Barry onto the podcast for an in-depth discussion about what makes movies special to him. The guys also discuss a new J.J. Abrams project, The Obamas teaming up with The Russo Brothers, Pixar's Onward, and Ben Affleck's The Way Back. News J.J. Abrams to produce supernatural thriller The Pinkerton (THR) Matt Reeves gives us first look at Batmobile (Twitter) Barack, Michelle Obama team up with Russo Brothers on Netflix project (Collider) Coronavirus delays Bond and cancels SXSW Reviews The Way Back Onward TV: Devs Featured Segment What makes movies personal for us Follow Mamadou on Twitter @mamaxbarry! Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:14:46
March 09, 2020
Episode 22: Indiana Jones, The Invisible Man, and Up and Coming Directors
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss the exciting news that James Mangold may be taking over Indiana Jones 5 and what that means for the end of the franchise. The guys also review The Invisible Man and All the Bright Places before a featured discussion on the next generation of directors who are shaping today's film industry. News James Mangold in talks to direct Indiana Jones 5 (Variety) Creed 3 finds writer (THR) Chris Evans to star in Little Shop of Horrors (THR) Candyman retelling gets its first trailer Bob Iger steps down as CEO of The Walt Disney Company (Press Release) Reviews All the Bright Places The Invisible Man Featured Segment Up and Coming Directors Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:06:07
March 01, 2020
Episode 21: More Star Wars, Jennifer Lawrence, and Actors with Range
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss J.D. Dillard's newly announced Star Wars project. The guys also review new releases like The Lodge and Standing Up, Falling Down, and contribute their thoughts to the ongoing "Actors with Range" trend.  News J.D. Dillard to develop a new Star Wars movie (THR) Jennifer Lawrence joins Adam McKay’s upcoming Netflix comedy (Variety) First trailer for psychological thriller “Run” released A24 picks up Claire Denis romance/thriller “The Stars at Noon” (Deadline) Martin McDonagh reteams with Searchlight Pictures for his next project (Variety, Deadline) Reviews The Lodge Ride Your Wave Looper The Last Thing He Wanted Standing Up, Falling Down Featured Segment Actors with Range Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:05:26
February 24, 2020
Episode 20: The Batman, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Foreign Film Recommendations
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss the post-Oscars news wave, which included first looks at The French Dispatch, The Green Knight, and The Batman. The guys also review many new movies, including Portrait of a Lady on Fire and Sonic the Hedgehog. Finally, Sam and Raj reflect on Parasite's Best Picture win by recommending other great foreign films.  News The French Dispatch trailer and images released (The New Yorker) Rick Moranis is coming out of retirement (Deadline) The Green Knight trailer (Youtube) Matt Reeves gives us first look at his Batman (Twitter) Reviews Fantasy Island Promare Portrait of a Lady on Fire Sonic the Hedgehog To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You Featured Segment Foreign Film Recommendations Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw236 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:09:49
February 16, 2020
Episode 19: BONUS - Oscar Reactions!
Sam and Raj hopped on the mic just minutes after the ceremony ended to discuss the incredible Parasite win, and other thoughts on the night as a whole. Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
43:52
February 10, 2020
Episode 18: Final Oscar Predictions, Sam Raimi, and Birds of Prey
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj round out months of Oscar discussions by making their final predictions before the weekend's ceremony. The guys also get into news including Sam Raimi's attachment to Doctor Strange 2 and the new The Way Back trailer. Lastly, in this week's review segment, the guys take a look at Birds of Prey and Horse Girl. News: Sam Raimi to direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Variety, THR) Texas Chainsaw Massacre to be rebooted by Legendary (Variety) Gareth Edwards finds Rogue One follow-up (Variety) The Way Back trailer (Warner Bros.) Knives Out sequel officially gets greenlight (Collider) Reviews: Birds of Prey Horse Girl Featured Segment: Final Oscar Predictions Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:16:28
February 08, 2020
Episode 17: Fast & Furious 9, Gretel and Hansel, and Sundance Recap
This week on Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj take a look at some trailers that previewed prior to Sunday's Super Bowl. They also have four movie reviews this week, including Color Out of Space, The Rhythm Section, Gretel and Hansel, and the Taylor Swift Documentary, Miss Americana. Finally, the guys look at reactions from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, and pick out some titles that they are anticipating based on reactions.  News:  Christopher McQuarrie announces Henry Czerny will return to MI franchise (Twitter) Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch lands July 24 release date (IndieWire) Priyanka Chopra joins Matrix 4 (Variety) Oscar presenters and performers (Twitter) Trailer Rundown (Fast & Furious 9, A Quiet Place II, Mulan, Trailer Track) Reviews: Color Out of Space The Rhythm Section Gretel and Hansel Miss Americana Featured Segment: Sundance Recap Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:01:41
February 02, 2020
Episode 16: Justice League Dark, The Gentlemen, and 2020 Horror Films
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj cover another busy news week, which included announcements like Bradley Cooper's next movie going to Netflix and Bad Robot is working on Justice League Dark movies and TV. The guys also review The Gentlemen and The Turning before looking ahead to the rest of 2020's massive slate of horror films.  News: Netflix acquires Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born followup (Deadline) Benny Safdie to star in Pieces of a Woman (Collider) Bad Robot to develop Justice League Dark movies and TV (Deadline) Matt Damon joins James Mangold’s The Force (Deadline)  Reviews: The Gentlemen The Turning Featured Segment: 2020 Horror Films
01:11:23
January 27, 2020
Episode 15: Billie Eilish, Taika Waititi, and SXSW Preview
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj cover a very busy news week, including Billie Eilish joining Bond, Oscar Isaac's next project, and a potential Taika Waititi directed Star Wars movie. The guys also review Bad Boys for Life and Weathering With You and take a look at the first wave of titles announced for this year's SXSW Film Festival News: Christian Bale, David O. Russell to re-team (Deadline) Billie Eilish to perform Bond theme (Twitter) Oscar Isaac joins The Great Machine (THR) First Morbius trailer (Youtube) Taika Waititi to direct a Star Wars movie (THR) Mindhunter put on indefinite hold (Deadline) Reviews: Bad Boys for Life Weathering With You Servant (TV) Featured Segment: SXSW Preview Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:11:17
January 19, 2020
Episode 14: BONUS - Oscar Nominations Reaction
Sam and Raj are up bright and early this morning giving you all an immediate reaction to the 2020 Oscar nominees! They are talking exciting surprise nominees and the most shocking snubs. The guys break down some of the major categories and highlight other nominees of note.  Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
31:16
January 13, 2020
Episode 13: Doctor Strange 2, 1917, and Most Anticipated of 2020
On this week's exciting episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj begin by looking at Marvel's week, which started off hot but ended on a sour note. They also review this week's wide releases, Just Mercy and 1917. Finally, they look ahead to the movies they are most excited about coming out in 2020.  News: Christian Bale joins Thor: Love and Thunder (Collider) Scott Derrickson Exits Doctor Strange 2 (Variety) Nicholas Hoult Joins the Mission Impossible Franchise (THR) Timothee Chalamet to play Bob Dylan (Deadline) Reviews: Just Mercy 1917 Featured Segment: Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
51:15
January 13, 2020
Episode 12: Top 10 Movies of the Decade
Last week, Sam and Raj took a look at their favorite movies of 2019. On this episode of Talkin' Movies, the guys review their favorites from the 2010s. This was an important decade in shaping both Sam's and Raj's love of movies, and this week they both have a chance to show some love to the 10 (plus some honorable mentions) that they consider most special. Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:42:01
January 06, 2020
Episode 11: Top 10 Movies of 2019
On this week's very special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj break down their favorite movies from 2019. It was an incredible year filled with so many great movies, and the guys finally have the opportunity to reflect on what they've seen and celebrate the movies that had the greatest impact on them.  Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:51:41
December 30, 2019
Episode 10: The Rise of Skywalker (SPOILERS), Bombshell, and Tenet
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss trailers for two highly anticipated 2020 titles, A Quiet Place II and Tenet. The two also discuss their feelings about the first A Quiet Place as well as their relationship with some of their favorite Christopher Nolan titles. The two also review The Aeronauts, The Two Popes, and Bombshell before their spoiler filled discussion of Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker. Do you like the movie like Raj, or are you disappointed with it like Sam? Let us know! SPOILER DISCUSSION STARTS AT 40:30. Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:22:43
December 23, 2019
Episode 9 - BONUS: Initial Thoughts on Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (SPOILER FREE)
Sam and Raj are less than an hour out of the theater and they have some thoughts on The Rise of Skywalker! On this quick bonus episode, the guys discuss their initial, spoiler free thoughts on the movie. Join us on Sunday for a more spoiler filled discussion. Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
18:41
December 20, 2019
Episode 8 - Star Wars (Full Series Discussion)
On this very special episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj are taking a look back at every single Star Wars movie in anticipation of The Rise of Skywalker. The two discuss the franchise's impact on their love of movies and on the pop culture landscape before taking a deep dive into every Star Wars movie, recapping and reviewing each, one-by-one. Finally, Sam and Raj rank the 10 theatrically released movies and talk about what they hope to see in the final installment in the Skywalker Saga. Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:50:10
December 16, 2019
Episode 7 - BONUS: Golden Globe Nomination Reactions
On this bonus episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj sit down for a quick discussion about the Golden Globe nominations, announced the morning of December 9. The two discuss snubs, surprises, and how these nominations may influence the awards race overall.  Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
39:17
December 09, 2019
Episode 6 - Sundance 2020, Wonder Woman, and Marriage Story
Welcome to episode 6 of Talkin' Movies with Sam and Raj! The guys kick of this week's discussion with a look at their most anticipated titles from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Sam and Raj also look at the newly released Wonder Woman 1984 trailer, which premiered just minutes before at CCXP Brazil 2019. In this week's reviews segment, the guys discuss Marriage Story, with full spoilers! Finally, they close out the episode with a look at some of the year's first awards given, including AFI, NBR, and NYFCC.  This week's topics include:  News: 2020 Sundance Film Festival lineup announced (Sundance.org) Wes Ball tapped to helm new Planet of the Apes (THR) The Conjuring 3 gets a title and release date (Twitter) New poster for Margot Robbie’s Birds of Prey (Twitter) Jason Blum and Charles Randolph team up for WeWork movie (THR) Joe Johnston, Josh Gad join Honey I Shrunk the Kids reboot (Variety) Scorsese, DiCaprio, De Niro team up Killers of the Flower Moon to start filming in March 2020 (Collider) Billy Magnussen’s Aladdin character, Prince Andes, getting Disney+ spinoff (THR) Peter Sarsgard joins The Batman in an unconfirmed role, but many are speculating that he is playing Harvey Dent (THR) First poster revealed for Ghostbusters: Afterlife prior to Monday trailer launch (Twitter) Trailers: The Assistant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sow78oHyowA Mulan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK8FHdFluOQ No Time to Die: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIhNsAtPbPI Black Widow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxAtuMu_ph4 Free Guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2m-08cOAbc Wonder Woman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfM7_JLk-84 Reviews: Dark Waters Marriage Story (Spoilers: 38:00 - 46:00) Awards: Gothams, AFI, NBR, NYFCC, and Critic's Choice Music: https://www.bensound.com
01:08:40
December 09, 2019
Episode 5 - The Future of DC, Queen and Slim, and Best Actress
Welcome to Episode 5 of Talkin' Movies with Sam and Raj. We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! On this week's episode, the guys dive into the future of the DC film franchise and Godzilla vs Kong. They also review many new releases, including Amazon's The Report and Queen and Slim. Sam and Raj close out this week's episode with an in-depth look at the Best Actress race.  This week's topics include: NEWS The future of DC Films at Warner Bros. (Variety) Godzilla Vs Kong release date has been pushed back (Variety) Elizabeth Banks to direct and star in Invisible Woman for Universal (not tied to Invisible Man) (Variety) No Time to Die teaser, A Quiet Place II teaser, and Tenet prologue on the way (Trailer Track) TRAILERS Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Fate TV Spot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qphC39PJf4 Special Look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mml9IGoDia8 Clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCPiBWrIaSI Duel TV Spot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjdjyvnOGtg Featurette: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJhKQeblpYk Celebrate TV Spot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlb0aUZKQpk Onward (International): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxpjGMpnmx4 True History of the Kelly Gang: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF6Oej129ik REVIEWS The Report Queen and Slim Atlantics Servant The Mandalorian AWARDS Best Actress Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:02:12
December 02, 2019
Episode 4 - Joker 2, Frozen 2, and Best Actor
Welcome to episode 4 of Talkin' Movies with Sam and Raj! On this week's busy episode, the guys discuss the possibility of a Joker sequel happening, and whether or not they want it. They also review some family friendly titles before Thanksgiving, including Frozen 2 and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Finally, they close out the episode with a lot of awards talk, including the Spirit Award nominees, initial reactions to 1917, and the highly competitive Best Actor race.  This week's topics include: Main News: Joker 2 Drama (THR, Deadline, Variety) Star Wars Updates (EW) Rapid Fire: John Turturo joins The Batman as Carmine Falcone (Twitter) Dexter Fletcher to direct vampire flick Renfield (Variety) Noah Hawley directing next Star Trek Movie (Deadline) Fede Alvarez to direct new movie described as “The Shining in the White House” (THR) Director Christopher McQuarrie announced that Pom Klementieff is joining MI 7 and 8 (Twitter) MCU vets Josh Brolin, Don Cheadle, and Sebastian Stan join Steven Soderberg’s Kill Switch (Collider) Stephen Curry and John Legend to produce sports drama Signing Day (Variety) TV: David Fincher developing Chinatown prequel series at Netflix (Deadline) Trailers: Call of the Wild: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9pOyoISfYg  Cats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNTDoOmc1OQ The Irishman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS3aHkkfuEI  Emma: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsOwj0PR5Sk  Reviews: Frozen 2 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Knives Out Awards: Spirit Award Nominations Richard Jewell and 1917 join the race Best Actor Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
54:04
November 24, 2019
Episode 3 - Damien Chazelle, Ford v Ferrari, and Best Director
On this week's episode of Talkin' Movies, Sam and Raj discuss some exciting new developments for upcoming projects from some of their favorite directors like Damian Chazelle and Taika Waititi. They also review a handful of new releases, including Ford v Ferrari and the first two episodes of The Mandalorian. Finally, they close out this week's discussion with an in-depth analysis of the Best Director race, and whether anyone can beat out Quentin Tarantino or Martin Scorsese.  Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com This week's trailers: Sonic the Hedgehog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szby7ZHLnkA Scoob: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnKvQbpDYXU The Way Back: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzNJVSsjE-I Fantasy Island: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6O30nJ02PU Seberg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tck5EBUTeoc 6 Underground: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2elnByQVXbg The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfiH_526qhY
52:29
November 18, 2019
Episode 2 - BONUS - First Thoughts on Disney+
In this bonus episode, Raj and Sam briefly discuss their thoughts on Disney+ following the new streaming service's release. The two discuss their initial thoughts of the platform and release some of the launch day titles, including The Mandalorian and The Imagineering Story.  Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
18:22
November 13, 2019
Episode 1 - The Batman, The Irishman, and Best Picture
Welcome to Episode 1 of Talkin' Movies with Sam and Raj! In this week's debut episode, co-hosts Raj Sawhney and Sam Osorio take a look at the week's most exciting movie news, including new casting for The Batman and John Boyega's Star Wars followup. The two also reviewed the week's biggest releases, including Doctor Sleep, Last Christmas, and The Irishman. Sam and Raj close out the show talking this year's Best Picture race in anticipation of the Academy Awards. Subscribe to this podcast and leave us a review as well! Follow us on social media: Sam Osorio Twitter: @Sam0so Instagram: @samosorio Raj Sawhney Twitter and Instagram: @rajsaw94 Music from https://www.bensound.com
01:20:15
November 11, 2019