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By Christopher Schnese & Stephen Miller
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Review 660: The Mitchells vs the Machines
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Mitchells vs the Machines. Directed by Mike Rianda and Jeff Rowe. With Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, and Maya Rudolph. A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Mitchells vs the Machines The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • The Mitchells vs the Machines (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
45:46
May 5, 2021
SFFILM 2021: The Dry
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Dry from the 2021 SFFILM Festival. Directed by Robert Connolly. With Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly, and Keir O'Donnell. Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.  Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Dry The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • SFFILM Promo Jingle Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
44:32
April 21, 2021
SFFILM 2021: Naked Singularity
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Naked Singularity from the 2021 SFFILM Festival. Directed by Chase Palmer. With Olivia Cooke, Bill Skarsgård, and Ed Skrein. When a successful New York public defender loses his first case, his life begins to unravel. Show Notes Hosts: Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: Naked Singularity The Verdict: Stephen: Recommend with Caveat Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: Naked Singularity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: Please help us by taking our survey
50:45
April 15, 2021
SXSW 2021: Full Festival Overview
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller briefly discuss a ton of films they caught at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured films we both saw: • Language Lessons • The End of Us • The Fallout • Dear Mr. Brody • Bantú Mama Featured films only Stephen saw: • Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free • The Spine of Night • Swan Song Featured films only Christopher Saw: • Recovery • Gaia • Here Before • Violet Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:23:12
April 8, 2021
Review 659: The Father
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Father. Directed by Florian Zeller. With Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, and Mark Gatiss. A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Father The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Father (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:02:34
March 31, 2021
Review 658: Zack Snyder's Justice League
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Zack Snyder's Justice League. Directed by Zack Snyder. With Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, and Gal Gadot. Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League. Determined to ensure Superman's ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne aligns forces with Diana Prince with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Zack Snyder's Justice League The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Zack Snyder's Justice League (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:17:27
March 24, 2021
Review 657: Raya and the Last Dragon
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Raya and the Last Dragon. Directed by Don Hall & Carlos López Estrada. With Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan. In a realm known as Kumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Raya and the Last Dragon The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Raya and the Last Dragon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
47:16
March 10, 2021
Sundance 2021: Mass
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Mass from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Fran Kranz. With Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, and Ann Dowd. Aftermath of a violent tragedy that affects the lives of two couples in different ways. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Mass The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Mass Credits Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
50:25
March 6, 2021
Review 656: The Vigil
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Vigil. Directed by Keith Thomas. With Dave Davis, Menashe Lustig, and Malky Goldman. A man providing overnight watch to a deceased member of his former Orthodox Jewish community finds himself opposite a malevolent entity.  Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Vigil The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • The Vigil (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
33:35
March 3, 2021
Review 655: Minari
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Minari. Directed by Lee Isaac Chung. With Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, and Alan S. Kim. A Korean family starts a farm in 1980s Arkansas. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Minari The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Minari (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
36:55
February 23, 2021
Review 654: Judas and the Black Messiah
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Judas and the Black Messiah. Directed by Shaka King. With Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, and Jesse Plemons. Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Party Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Judas and the Black Messiah The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Judas and the Black Messiah (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
30:52
February 22, 2021
Sundance 2021: Full Festival Overview
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller "briefly" discuss a ton of films they caught at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured films we both saw: • Censor • CODA • Cusp • Flee • How It Ends • In the Earth • Jockey • Judas and the Black Messiah • Knocking • Land • Marvelous and the Black Hole • Mass • Mayday • On the Count of Three • One for the Road • Summer of Soul • The Sparks Brothers • The World to Come • Together Together Featured films only Stephen saw: • Homeroom • Try Harder! • Passing • R#J Featured films only Christopher Saw: • Violation • Eight for Silver • Coming Home in the Dark • Prime Time Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
02:30:42
February 10, 2021
Review 653: The White Tiger
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The White Tiger. Directed by Ramin Bahrani. With Priyanka Chopra, Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao. The epic journey of a poor Indian driver who must use his wit and cunning to break free from servitude to his rich masters and rise to the top of the heap. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The White Tiger The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • The White Tiger (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
48:01
February 3, 2021
Review 652: Our Friend
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Our Friend. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. With Dakota Johnson, Jason Segel, and Isabella Kai. After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected support from their best friend, who puts his own life on hold and moves into their family home, bringing an impact much greater and more profound than anyone could have imagined Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Our Friend The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Our Friend (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
34:53
January 27, 2021
Review 651: News of the World
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of News of the World. Directed by Paul Greengrass. With Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, and Tom Astor. A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • News of the World The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • News of the World (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
25:20
January 25, 2021
Review 650: Promising Young Woman
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Promising Young Woman. Directed by Emerald Fennell. With Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, and Alison Brie. A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Promising Young Woman The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Promising Young Woman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
57:30
January 21, 2021
TIFF 2020: Pieces of a Woman
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Pieces of a Woman from the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Kornél Mundruczó. Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, and Ellen Burstyn. When a young mother's home birth ends in unfathomable tragedy, she begins a year-long odyssey of mourning that fractures relationships with loved ones in this deeply personal story of a woman learning to live alongside her loss. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Pieces of a Woman The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
27:05
January 15, 2021
Review 649: Wonder Woman 1984
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Wonder Woman 1984. Directed by Patty Jenkins. Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, and Kristen Wiig. Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down a path of destruction, after an ancient artifact that grants wishes goes missing. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Wonder Woman 1984 The Verdict: • Stephen: Must Avoid • Christopher: Must Avoid Music for this Episode: • Wonder Woman 1984 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
55:24
January 13, 2021
Bonus: Recapping the films 2020
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller recap their favorite films of 2020. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Stephen's Picks: #10: Babyteeth #9: Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets #8: I'm Thinking of Ending Things #7: The Assistant #6: Palm Springs #5: First Cow #4: Shithouse #3: Nomadland #2: Small Axe, the series #1: Sound of Metal Christopher's Picks: #10: The Vast of Night #9: Another Round #8: One Night in Miami #7: Onward #6: Palm Springs #5: The Wolf of Snow Hollow #4: Shithouse #3: Nomadland #2: Tenet #1: Sound of Metal Music for this Episode: • DJ Earworm Mashup - United State of Pop 2020 (Something to Believe In) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:34:48
January 7, 2021
Review 648: Soul
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Soul. Directed by Pete Docter, Kemp Powers (co-director). With Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, and Graham Norton. A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of an infant soul learning about herself. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Soul The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Soul (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
30:22
December 31, 2020
Review 647: Greenland (w/ David Klein)
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Greenland. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. With Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, and Roger Dale Floyd. A family struggles for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Guest: • David Klein Featured Review: • Greenland The Verdict: • David: Wait for Rental • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Greenland (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
29:02
December 29, 2020
Review 646: Tenet (w/ David Klein)
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller are joined by David Klein for a review of Tenet. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, and Elizabeth Debicki. Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Tenet The Verdict: • David: Recommend with Caveat • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Tenet (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:47:29
December 24, 2020
Review 645: Parallel
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Parallel. Directed by Isaac Ezban. Kathleen Quinlan, Alyssa Diaz, and Carmel Amit. A group of friends stumble upon a mirror that serves as a portal to a "multiverse", but soon discover that importing knowledge from the other side in order to better their lives brings increasingly dangerous consequences. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Parallel The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Must Avoid Music for this Episode: • Parallel (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:02:11
December 22, 2020
Review 644: Wolfwalkers
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Wolfwalkers. Directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. With Honor Kneafsey, Eva Whittaker, and Sean Bean. A young apprentice hunter and her father journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she befriends a free-spirited girl from a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves by night. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Wolfwalkers The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Wolfwalkers (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
25:57
December 17, 2020
Review 643: Sound of Metal
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Sound of Metal. Directed by Darius Marder. With Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, and Paul Raci. A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Sound of Metal The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Sound of Metal (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:03:32
December 10, 2020
Review 642: Mank
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Mank. Directed by David Fincher. With Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, and Lily Collins. 1930's Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Mank The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Mank (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
44:36
December 9, 2020
Review 641: Hillbilly Elegy
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Hillbilly Elegy. Directed by Ron Howard. With Amy Adams, Glenn Close, and Gabriel Basso. An urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where he reflects on three generations of family history and his own future. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Hillbilly Elegy The Verdict: • Stephen: Must Avoid • Christopher: Must Avoid Music for this Episode: • Hillbilly Elegy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
40:14
December 2, 2020
Review 640: Happiest Season
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Happiest Season. Directed by Clea DuVall. With Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, and Mary Steenburgen. A holiday romantic comedy that captures the range of emotions tied to wanting your family's acceptance, being true to yourself, and trying not to ruin Christmas. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Happiest Season The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Happiest Season (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
32:08
December 2, 2020
Review 639: Run
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Run. Directed by Aneesh Chaganty. With Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen, and Sara Sohn. A homeschooled teenager begins to suspect her mother is keeping a dark secret from her. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Run The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Run (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
44:32
November 25, 2020
TIFF 2020: Concrete Cowboy
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Concrete Cowboy from the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Ricky Staub. With Idris Elba, Caleb McLaughlin, and Lorraine Toussaint. A teenager discovers the world of urban horseback riding when he moves in with his estranged father in North Philadelphia. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Concrete Cowboy The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
25:32
November 18, 2020
TIFF 2020: Another Round
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Another Round from the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. With Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, and Magnus Millang. Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their blood. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Another Round The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
27:32
November 17, 2020
Review 638: Nocturne
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Nocturne. Directed by Zu Quirke. With Sydney Sweeney, Madison Iseman, and Jacques Colimon. An incredibly gifted pianist makes a Faustian bargain to overtake her older sister at a prestigious institution for classical musicians. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Nocturne The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Nocturne (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
22:33
November 12, 2020
Review 637: Evil Eye
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Evil Eye. Directed by Elan Dassani, Rajeev Dassani. With Sarita Choudhury, Sunita Mani, and Bernard White. A superstitious mother is convinced that her daughter's new boyfriend is the reincarnation of a man who tried to kill her 30 years ago. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Evil Eye The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Evil Eye (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
21:03
November 10, 2020
Review 636: Love and Monsters
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Love and Monsters. Directed by Michael Matthews. With Dylan O'Brien, Jessica Henwick, and Michael Rooker. In a monster-infested world, Joel learns his girlfriend is just 80 miles away. To make the dangerous journey, Joel discovers his inner hero to be with the girl of his dreams. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Love and Monsters The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Love and Monsters (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
23:52
November 6, 2020
Review 635: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. Directed by Jason Woliner. With Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova, and Tom Hanks. Follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
39:50
November 3, 2020
NYFF 2020: On the Rocks
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of On the Rocks from the 2020 New York Film Festival. Directed by Sofia Coppola. With Bill Murray, Rashida Jones, and Marlon Wayans. A young mother reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • On the Rocks The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
23:55
October 27, 2020
Review 634: Kajillionaire
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Kajillionaire. Directed by Miranda July. With Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, and Debra Winger. A woman's life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them on a major heist they're planning. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Kajillionaire The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Kajillionaire (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
26:10
October 26, 2020
Review 633: Shithouse
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Shithouse. Directed by Cooper Raiff. With Cooper Raiff, Dylan Gelula, Amy Landecker. A homesick college freshman goes to a party at Shithouse and ends up spending the night with his sophomore RA who's had a shitty day and wants someone to hang out with. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Shithouse The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Shithouse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
24:21
October 22, 2020
Review 632: The Trial of the Chicago 7
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Trial of the Chicago 7. Directed by Aaron Sorkin. With Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, and Sacha Baron Cohen. The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Trial of the Chicago 7 The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
32:39
October 21, 2020
Review 631: Black Box
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Black Box. Directed by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour. With Mamoudou Athie, Phylicia Rashad, and Amanda Christine. After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an agonizing experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Black Box The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Black Box (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
17:05
October 20, 2020
Review 629: The Wolf of Snow Hollow
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Wolf of Snow Hollow. Directed by Jim Cummings. With Jim Cummings, Riki Lindhome, and Robert Forster. Terror grips a small mountain town as bodies are discovered after each full moon. Losing sleep, raising a teenage daughter, and caring for his ailing father, officer Marshall struggles to remind himself there's no such thing as werewolves. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Wolf of Snow Hollow The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • The Wolf of Snow Hollow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
33:44
October 16, 2020
Review 630: The Lie
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Lie. Directed by Veena Sud. With Peter Sarsgaard, Mireille Enos, and Joey King. A father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. When they stop to offer the friend a ride, their good intentions soon result in terrible consequences. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Lie The Verdict: • Stephen: Must Avoid • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Lie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
17:21
October 15, 2020
Review 628: Dick Johnson is Dead
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Dick Johnson Is Dead. A daughter helps her father prepare for the end of his life. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Dick Johnson Is Dead The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • "Troubles of the World" by Brother Samuel Cheatam Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
59:50
October 9, 2020
Review 627: Enola Holmes
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Enola Holmes. Directed by Harry Bradbeer. With Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, and Sam Claflin. When Enola Holmes-Sherlock's teen sister-discovers her mother missing, she sets off to find her, becoming a super-sleuth in her own right as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Enola Holmes The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Enola Holmes (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
29:04
October 8, 2020
TIFF 2020: One Night in Miami
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of One Night in Miami from the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Regina King. With Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, and Aldis Hodge. One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • One Night in Miami The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
25:17
September 30, 2020
TIFF 2020: Nomadland
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Nomadland from the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Chloé Zhao. With Frances McDormand, Gay DeForest, Patricia Grier. Follows a woman in her sixties who, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Nomadland The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
27:39
September 29, 2020
TIFF 2020: Spring Blossom
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Spring Blossom from the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Suzanne Lindon. With Suzanne Lindon, Arnaud Valois, and Frédéric Pierrot. A 16 year old girl, bored with her own age group, becomes involved with an older man at a theater she passes. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Spring Blossom The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Must Avoid Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
16:49
September 24, 2020
TIFF 2020: Shiva Baby
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Shiva Baby from the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Emma Seligman. With Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon, and Polly Draper. At a Jewish funeral service with her parents, a college student runs into her sugar daddy. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Shiva Baby The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
16:15
September 23, 2020
Review 626: I'm Thinking of Ending Things
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of I'm Thinking of Ending Things. Directed by Charlie Kaufman. With Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, and Toni Collette. Full of misgivings, a young woman travels with her new boyfriend to his parents' secluded farm. Upon arriving, she comes to question everything she thought she knew about him, and herself. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • I'm Thinking of Ending Things The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
01:04:44
September 15, 2020
Review 625: Mulan
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Mulan. Directed by Niki Caro. With Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, and Li Gong. A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Mulan The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Must Avoid Music for this Episode: • Mulan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
58:56
September 11, 2020
Review 624: Chemical Hearts
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Chemical Hearts. Directed by Richard Tanne. With Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams, and Sarah Jones. A high school transfer student finds a new passion when she begins to work on the school's newspaper. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Chemical Hearts The Verdict: • Stephen: Must Avoid • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • "Take Care" by Beach House Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
46:11
August 26, 2020
Review 623: Project Power (w/ David Klein)
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller are joined by David Klein for a review of Project Power. Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. With Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback. When a pill that gives its users unpredictable superpowers for five minutes hits the streets of New Orleans, a teenage dealer and a local cop must team with an ex-soldier to take down the group responsible for its creation. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Guest: • David Klein Featured Review: • Project Power The Verdict: • David: Recommend with Caveat • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Project Power (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
01:08:22
August 18, 2020
Review 622: La Llorona
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of La Llorona. Directed by Jayro Bustamante. With María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz, and Margarita Kenéfic. An aging paranoid dictator, protected by an witchcrafting wife, faces death and the uprise of his people in Guatemala. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • La Llorona The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • La Llorona (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
27:56
August 14, 2020
Review 621: An American Pickle
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of An American Pickle. Directed by Brandon Trost. With Seth Rogen, Sarah Snook, and Molly Evensen. An immigrant worker at a pickle factory is accidentally preserved for 100 years and wakes up in modern day Brooklyn. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • An American Pickle The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • An American Pickle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
38:55
August 12, 2020
Review 620: Radioactive
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Radioactive. Directed by Marjane Satrapi. With Rosamund Pike, Yvette Feuer, and Mirjam Novak. Pioneer - Rebel - Genius. Radioactive is incredible, true-story of Marie Curie and her Nobel Prize-winning work that changed the world starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Radioactive The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Must Avoid Music for this Episode: • "Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
41:25
August 4, 2020
Review 619: The Rental
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Rental. Directed by Dave Franco. With Dan Stevens, Alison Brie, and Sheila Vand. Two couples rent a vacation home for what should be a celebratory weekend get-away. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Rental The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • The Rental (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
55:17
July 31, 2020
Bonus: Inception (10 Year Anniversary)
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller revisit Inception for the 10 year anniversary of its release. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Ellen Page. A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Inception Music for this Episode: • Inception (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
01:43:08
July 28, 2020
Review 618: First Cow
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of First Cow. Directed by Kelly Reichardt. With John Magaro, Alia Shawkat, Rene Auberjonois. A skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune. Soon the two collaborate on a successful business. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • First Cow The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • First Cow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
35:06
July 22, 2020
Review 617: Relic
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Relic. Directed by Natalie Erika James. With Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, and Bella Heathcote. A daughter, mother and grandmother are haunted by a manifestation of dementia that consumes their family's home. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Relic The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Credits from Relic Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
26:03
July 19, 2020
Review 616: Greyhound
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Greyhound. Directed by Aaron Schneider. With Tom Hanks, Elisabeth Shue, and Stephen Graham. Early in World War II, an inexperienced U.S. Navy captain must lead an Allied convoy being stalked by Nazi U-boat wolfpacks. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Greyhound The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Greyhound (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
27:27
July 17, 2020
Review 615: Palm Springs
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Palm Springs. Directed by Max Barbakow. With Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, and J.K. Simmons. When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated as they are unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Palm Springs The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Palm Springs (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
49:08
July 15, 2020
Review 614: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. Directed by David Dobkin. With Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, and Dan Stevens. When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
31:18
July 7, 2020
Review 613: Irresistible
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Irresistible. Directed by Jon Stewart. With Steve Carell, Rose Byrne, and Chris Cooper. A Democratic strategist helps a retired veteran run for mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Irresistible The Verdict: • Stephen: Must Avoid • Christopher: Must Avoid Music for this Episode: • Irresistible (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
36:39
July 2, 2020
Review 612: 7500
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of 7500. Directed by Patrick Vollrath. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, and Aylin Tezel. When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • 7500 The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • 7500 Credits Music Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
48:48
June 26, 2020
Review 611: The King of Staten Island
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The King of Staten Island. Directed by Judd Apatow. With Pete Davidson, Bel Powley, and Ricky Velez. Scott has been a case of arrested development since his firefighter dad died. He spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of being a tattoo artist until events force him to grapple with his grief and take his first steps forward in life. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The King of Staten Island The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • The King of Staten Island (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
32:48
June 24, 2020
Review 610: Da 5 Bloods
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Da 5 Bloods Directed by Spike Lee. With Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, and Clarke Peters. Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Da 5 Bloods The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Da 5 Bloods (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
46:32
June 18, 2020
Review 609: Shirley
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Shirley. Directed by Josephine Decker. With Elisabeth Moss, Odessa Young, and Michael Stuhlbarg. A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Shirley The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Past with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Shirley (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
32:33
June 17, 2020
Review 608: Just Mercy
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Just Mercy. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. With Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson. World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Just Mercy The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Just Mercy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
31:35
June 11, 2020
Review 607: The Vast of Night
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Vast of Night. Directed by Andrew Patterson. With Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz, and Gail Cronauer. In the twilight of the 1950s, on one fateful night in New Mexico, young switchboard operator Fay and charismatic radio DJ Everett discover a strange audio frequency that could change their small town and the future forever. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Vast of Night The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • The Vast of Night Credits Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
30:17
June 7, 2020
Review 606: End of Sentence
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of End of Sentence. Directed by Elfar Adalsteins. With John Hawkes, Logan Lerman, and Sarah Bolger. After being widowed, Frank Fogle reluctantly embarks on a journey to honor his wife's last wish of spreading her ashes in a remote lake in her native Ireland and a promise of taking his estranged son, Sean, along for the trip. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • End of Sentence The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • "Elijah" by Matthew And The Atlas
30:07
June 4, 2020
Review 605: The Painter and the Thief
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Painter and the Thief. Directed by Benjamin Ree. With Karl Bertil-Nordland, and Barbora Kysilkova. An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Painter and the Thief The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • The Painter and the Thief (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
54:12
May 28, 2020
Lost Ep: The Death of Dick Long
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Death of Dick Long. Directed by Daniel Scheinert. With Michael Abbott Jr., Virginia Newcomb, and Andre Hyland. Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don't want anybody finding out how. That's too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Death of Dick Long The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • "How You Remind Me" by Nickleback (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
34:38
May 19, 2020
Review 604: How to Build a Girl
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of How to Build a Girl. Directed by Coky Giedroyc. With Beanie Feldstein, Cleo, and Dónal Finn. The story charts the journey of teenager Johanna Morrigan (Beanie Feldstein), who reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde: fast-talking, lady sex-adventurer, moves to London, and gets a job as music critic in the hope of saving her poverty stricken family in Wolverhampton. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • How to Build a Girl The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • How to Build a Girl (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
38:46
May 13, 2020
Review 603: Bad Education
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Bad Education. Directed by Cory Finley. With Hugh Jackman, Ray Romano, and Welker White. The beloved superintendent of New York's Roslyn school district and his staff, friends and relatives become the prime suspects in the unfolding of the single largest public school embezzlement scandal in American history. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Bad Education The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Bad Education (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
53:26
May 6, 2020
Review 602: Blow the Man Down
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Blow the Man Down. Directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy. With David Coffin, David Pridemore, and Adam Wolf Mayerson. Mary Beth and Priscilla Connolly attempt to cover up a gruesome run-in with a dangerous man. To conceal their crime, the sisters must go deep into the criminal underbelly of their hometown, uncovering the town's darkest secrets. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Blow the Man Down The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Blow the Man Down (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
32:56
April 30, 2020
Review 601: Underwater
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Underwater. Directed by William Eubank. With Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, and Mamoudou Athie. A crew of oceanic researchers working for a deep sea drilling company try to get to safety after a mysterious earthquake devastates their deepwater research and drilling facility located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Underwater The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Underwater (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
35:38
April 22, 2020
Review 600: Trolls & Trolls World Tour
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a double review of Trolls & Trolls World Tour. Trolls: Directed by Mike Mitchell & Walt Dohrn. With Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and Zooey Deschanel. After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Trolls World Tour: Directed by Walt Dohrn & David P. Smith. With Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and Rachel Bloom. Poppy and Branch discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands devoted to six different kinds of music. Show Notes Hosts: Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Reviews: Trolls Trolls World Tour The Verdict for Trolls: Stephen: Recommend with Caveat Christopher: Recommend with Caveat The Verdict for Trolls Wold Tour: Stephen: Wait for Rental Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: Trolls (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
56:54
April 18, 2020
Review 599: The Other Lamb
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Other Lamb. Directed by Malgorzata Szumowska. With Michiel Huisman, Raffey Cassidy, and Denise Gough. A girl born into an all-female cult led by a man in their compound begins to question his teachings and her own reality. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Other Lamb The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Other Lamb (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
40:25
April 17, 2020
Review 598: Never Rarely Sometimes Always
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Never Rarely Sometimes Always. Directed by Eliza Hittman. With Eliazar Jimenez, David Buneta, and Christian Clements. A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Never Rarely Sometimes Always The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Never Rarely Sometimes Always (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
32:46
April 15, 2020
Review 597: Banana Split
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Banana Split. Directed by Benjamin Kasulke. With Hannah Marks, Liana Liberato, and Dylan Sprouse.  Over the course of a summer, two teenage girls develop the perfect kindred spirit friendship, with one big problem: one of them is dating the other's ex. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Banana Split The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • "Bling Bling" by Junglepussy Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
25:07
April 9, 2020
Review 596: Bloodshot (w/ guest David Klein)
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller are joined by David Klein for a review of Bloodshot. Directed by Dave Wilson. with Vin Diesel, Eiza González, and Sam Heughan. Ray Garrison, a slain soldier, is re-animated with superpowers. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Guest: • David Klein Featured Review: • Bloodshot The Verdict: • David: Must Avoid • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • "Psycho Killer" by Talking Heads Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
59:49
April 3, 2020
Review 595: The Platform
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Platform. Directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia. With Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, and Antonia San Juan. A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. One only food platform and two minutes per day to feed from up to down. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Platform The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Platform (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
26:12
April 2, 2020
Review 594: Big Time Adolescence
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Big Time Adolescence. Directed by Jason Orley. With Griffin Gluck, Emily Arlook, and Michael Devine. A suburban teenager comes of age under the destructive guidance of his best friend, an aimless college dropout. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Big Time Adolescence The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Big Time Adolescence (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
22:48
March 31, 2020
Review 593: The Way Back
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Way Back. Directed by Gavin O'Connor. With Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, and Janina Gavankar. Jack Cunningham was an HS basketball phenom who walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Years later, when he reluctantly accepts a coaching job at his alma mater, he may get one last shot at redemption. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Way Back The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Way Back (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
35:31
March 27, 2020
Review 592: Emma
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Emma. Directed by Autumn de Wilde. With Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, and Bill Nighy. In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Emma The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Must Avoid Music for this Episode: • Emma (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
31:41
March 19, 2020
Review 591: Onward
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Onward. Directed by Dan Scanlon. With Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on a quest to discover if there is still magic out there. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Onward The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Onward (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
40:45
March 16, 2020
Review 590: The Invisible Man
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Invisible. Directed by Leigh Whannell. With Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Harriet Dyer. When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Invisible The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • "Invisible" by Clay Aiken Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
53:18
March 11, 2020
Review 589: The Assistant
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Assistant. Directed by Kitty Green. With Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen, and Makenzie Leigh. A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Assistant The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • "Elevator Trio" Track 9 from the soundtrack to Bombshell Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
28:23
February 26, 2020
Review 588: Portrait of a Lady on Fire
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Portrait of a Lady on Fire. Directed by Céline Sciamma. With Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, and Luàna Bajrami. On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Portrait of a Lady on Fire The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Wait for Rental with a Caveat Music for this Episode: • Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
41:29
February 19, 2020
Review 587: Birds of Prey
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn. Directed by Cathy Yan. With Margot Robbie, Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
40:15
February 12, 2020
Review 586: The Gentlemen
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Gentlemen. Directed by Guy Ritchie. With Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, and Michelle Dockery. An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him. Show Notes Hosts:• Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review:• The Gentlemen The Verdict:• Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode:• The Gentlemen (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show:• email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
29:10
January 30, 2020
Review 585: The Bad Boys Trilogy
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, and Bad Boys for Life. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller ---------- Featured Review: • Bad Boys Description: Directed by Michael Bay. With Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, and Lisa Boyle. Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct. The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Wait for Rental ---------- Featured Review: • Bad Boys II Description: Directed by Michael Bay. With Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, and Gabrielle Union. Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida from a Cuban drug cartel. The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat ---------- Featured Review: • Bad Boys for Life Description: Directed by Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah. With Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, and Vanessa Hudgens. The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life. The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Must See with Caveat ---------- Music for this Episode: • "Bad Boys" - Inner Circle Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com
01:20:32
January 25, 2020
Bonus: Recapping the films of 2019
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller recap their favorite films of 2019. Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Music for this Episode: • DJ Earworm Mashup - United State of Pop 2019 (Run Away)  Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey Stephen's List: 10 - Little Women 09 - Her Smell 08 - Uncut Gems 07 - Portrait of a Woman on Fire 06 - The Farewell 05 - Paddleton 04 - Parsite 03 - The Last Black Man in San Francisco 02 - Marriage Story 01 - Honey Boy Christopher's List 10 - The Death of Dick Long 09 - Joker 08 - Blackbird 07 - Honey Boy 06 - Jojo Rabbit 05 - Knives Out 04 - Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood 03 - Marriage Story 02 - 1917 01 - Parasite
01:56:44
January 8, 2020
Review 584: Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker. Directed by J.J. Abrams. With Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver. The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:47:20
December 23, 2019
Review 583: 1917
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of 1917. Directed by Sam Mendes. With Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Richard Madden. Two young British privates during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • 1917 The Verdict: • Stephen: Recommend with Caveat • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • 1917 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
38:49
December 22, 2019
Review 582: Queen & Slim
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Queen & Slim. Directed by Melina Matsoukas. With Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Bokeem Woodbine. A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Queen & Slim The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Wait for Rental Music for this Episode: • Queen & Slim (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
32:14
December 22, 2019
Review 581: Dark Waters
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Dark Waters. Directed by Todd Haynes. With Anne Hathaway, Mark Ruffalo, and Tim Robbins. A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Dark Waters The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Dark Waters (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
28:27
December 15, 2019
Review 580: Ford v Ferrari
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Ford v Ferrari. Directed by James Mangold. With Matt Damon, Christian Bale, and Jon Bernthal. American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Ford v Ferrari The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Ford v Ferrari (Original Motion Picture Score) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
36:05
December 10, 2019
Review 579: The Irishman
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Irishman. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci. A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Irishman The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Irishman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:01:28
December 3, 2019
Review 578: Terminator: Dark Fate
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Terminator: Dark Fate. Directed by Tim Miller. With Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Mackenzie Davis. An augmented human and Sarah Connor must stop an advanced liquid Terminator, from hunting down a young girl, who's fate is critical to the human race. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Terminator: Dark Fate The Verdict: • Stephen: Must Avoid • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Music for this Episode: • Terminator: Dark Fate (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
52:42
November 20, 2019
Review 577: The Lighthouse
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Lighthouse. Directed by Robert Eggers. With Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, and Valeriia Karaman. Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Lighthouse The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Music for this Episode: • The Lighthouse (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
22:20
November 13, 2019
Review 576: Parasite
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Parasite. Directed by Bong Joon Ho (as Joon-ho Bong). With Kang-ho Song, Yeo-jeong Jo, and So-dam Park. All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Parasite The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Music for this Episode: • Parasite (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
01:09:56
October 31, 2019
TIFF 2019: Knives Out
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Knives Out from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Rian Johnson. With Toni Collette, Ana de Armas, and Chris Evans. A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Knives Out The Verdict: • Stephen: Must See • Christopher: Must See Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
19:16
October 10, 2019
TIFF 2019: Waves
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Waves from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Trey Edward Shults. With Taylor Russell, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Alexa Demie. Traces the journey of a suburban African-American family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • Waves The Verdict: • Stephen: Pass with Caveat • Christopher: Must Avoid Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
22:00
October 7, 2019
TIFF 2019: The Two Popes
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Two Popes from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Fernando Meirelles. With Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, and Juan Minujín. Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • The Two Popes The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Recommend with Caveat Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
17:58
October 1, 2019
TIFF 2019: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Episode Description: In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Marielle Heller. With Tom Hanks, Christine Lahti, and Matthew Rhys. Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. Show Notes Hosts: • Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller Featured Review: • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood The Verdict: • Stephen: Wait for Rental • Christopher: Pass with Caveat Contact the show: • email: fans@thespoilerwarning.com Listener Survey: • Please help us by taking our survey
28:05
September 30, 2019
TIFF 2019: Uncut Gems
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Uncut Gems. Directed by Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie. With Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, and Kevin Garnett. Set in the diamond district of New York City, Howard Ratner, a jewelry store owner and dealer to the rich and famous, must find a way to pay his debts when his merchandise is taken from one of his top sellers and girlfriend.
22:18
September 28, 2019
TIFF 2019: Jojo Rabbit
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Jojo Rabbit from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Taika Waititi. With Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, and Scarlett Johansson. A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.
21:59
September 28, 2019
Review 575: Ad Astra
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Ad Astra. Directed by James Gray. With Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, and Ruth Negga. Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.
31:28
September 27, 2019
TIFF 2019: Proxima
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Proxima from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Alice Winocour. With Eva Green, Matt Dillon, and Sandra Hüller. An astronaut prepares for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station.
17:11
September 25, 2019
TIFF 2019: Marriage Story
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Marriage Story from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Noah Baumbach. With Merritt Wever, Scarlett Johansson, and Adam Driver. Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.
22:24
September 23, 2019
TIFF 2019: Joker
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Joker from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Todd Phillips. Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, with Robert De Niro. An original standalone origin story of the iconic villain not seen before on the big screen, it's a gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, and a broader cautionary tale.
56:32
September 22, 2019
TIFF 2019: True History of the Kelly Gang
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of True History of the Kelly Gang from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Justin Kurzel. With George MacKay, Essie Davis, and Nicholas Hoult. Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bush-ranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.
16:58
September 21, 2019
TIFF 2019: Blackbird
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Blackbird from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Roger Michell. With Sam Neill, Bex Taylor-Klaus, and Kate Winslet. A terminally ill mother arranges to bring her family together one last time before she dies. A remake of the 2014 Danish film 'Silent Heart'.
14:46
September 20, 2019
TIFF 2019: Lucy in the Sky
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Lucy in the Sky from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Noah Hawley. With Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, and Zazie Beetz. Astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space, and begins to lose touch with reality in a world that now seems too small.
22:57
September 19, 2019
TIFF 2019: Jungleland
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of JungleLand from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Max Winkler. With Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Barden, and Jack O'Connell. A reluctant bare-knuckle boxer "Lion" and his manager / brother "Stanley" must travel across the country for one last fight, but an unexpected travel companion "Sky" exposes the cracks in their bond along the way.
14:16
September 18, 2019
TIFF 2019: Honey Boy
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Honey Boy from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Alma Har'el. With Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, and Noah Jupe. From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.
18:11
September 17, 2019
Review 574: IT Chapter Two
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of IT Chapter Two. Directed by Andy Muschietti. With Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Bill Hader. Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.
36:26
September 16, 2019
Review 573: Don't Let Go
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Don't Let Go. Directed by Jacob Estes. With Storm Reid, Byron Mann, and Alfred Molina. After a man's family dies in what appears to be a murder, he gets a phone call from one of the dead, his niece. He's not sure if she's a ghost or if he's going mad, but as it turns out, he's not.
24:16
September 16, 2019
Review 572: Sword of Trust
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Sword of Trust. Directed by Lynn Shelton. With Marc Maron, Jon Bass, and Michaela Watkins. Cynthia and Mary show up to collect Cynthia's inheritance from her deceased grandfather, but the only item she receives is an antique sword that was believed by her grandfather to be proof that the South won the Civil War.
27:20
September 16, 2019
Review 571: Ready or Not
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Ready or Not. Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett. With Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, and Mark O'Brien. A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.
31:22
September 4, 2019
Review 570: Good Boys
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Good Boys. Directed by Gene Stupnitsky. With Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, and Brady Noon.Three 6th grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party.
31:47
September 3, 2019
Review 569: Blinded by the Light
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Blinded by the Light. Directed by Gurinder Chadha. With Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, and Meera Ganatra. In 1987, during the austere days of Margaret Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
40:35
August 27, 2019
Bonus: Hereditary & Midsommar
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a double review of Hereditary & Midsommar. Hereditary: Directed by Ari Aster. With Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, and Gabriel Byrne. After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets. Midsommar: Directed by Ari Aster. With Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, and Vilhelm Blomgren. A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
01:12:01
August 13, 2019
Review 568: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (w/ David Klein)
In this episode, David Klein joins Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller to bring you a review of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Directed by David Leitch. With Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, and Idris Elba. Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity.
01:19:27
August 8, 2019
Review 567: Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.
01:01:46
July 30, 2019
Review 566: The Farewell
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Farewell. Directed by Lulu Wang. With Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, and Diana Lin. A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.
41:33
July 23, 2019
Review 565: Spider-Man: Far from Home (w/ Carson Patrick)
In this episode, Stephen Miller is joined by Carson Patrick for a review of Spider-Man: Far from Home. Directed by Jon Watts. With Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.
01:51:32
July 17, 2019
Review 564: Wild Rose
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Wild Rose. Directed by Tom Harper. With Jessie Buckley, Matt Costello, and Jane Patterson. A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star.
39:23
July 3, 2019
Review 563: Toy Story 4
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Toy Story 4. Directed by Josh Cooley. With Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Annie Potts. When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.
34:24
June 26, 2019
Review 562: The Dead Don't Die
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Dead Don't Die. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. With Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and Tom Waits. The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.
31:58
June 26, 2019
Review 561: Men in Black: International
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Men in Black: International. Directed by F. Gary Gray. With Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and Kumail Nanjiani. The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
35:04
June 22, 2019
Review 560: The Last Black Man in San Francisco
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Directed by Joe Talbot. With Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, and Danny Glover. A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.
36:20
June 15, 2019
Review 559: Rocketman
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Rocketman. Directed by Dexter Fletcher. With Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, and Richard Madden. A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
33:58
June 11, 2019
Bonus: 2019 Cannes Film Festival
In this episode, we check in with Stephen to hear about some of the films he saw at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
54:35
May 28, 2019
Review 558: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (w/ guest David Klein)
In this episode, Christopher Schnese is joined by guest David Klein for a review of John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum. Directed by Chad Stahelski. With Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, and Ian McShane. Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin's guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head - he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.
01:25:10
May 22, 2019
SFFILM Festival 2019: Booksmart
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Booksmart. Directed by Olivia Wilde. With Kaitlyn Dever, Billie Lourd, Skyler Gisondo. On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.
27:40
May 15, 2019
Review 557: Long Shot
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Long Shot. Directed by Jonathan Levine. With Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, and June Diane Raphael. When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
25:31
May 8, 2019
SFFILM Festival 2019: Knock Down the House
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Knock Down the House. Directed by Rachel Lears. With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush, and Joe Crowley. A look at the people involved with various political campaigns during the 2018 U.S. congressional election.
28:06
May 1, 2019
Review 556: Avengers: Endgame
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Avengers: Endgame. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. With Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Mark Ruffalo. After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe.
01:57:07
April 28, 2019
SFFILM Festival 2019: First Week
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller discuss some of the films they caught during the first week of the 2019 SFFILM Festival.
37:25
April 24, 2019
Review 555: Shazam!
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Shazam!. Directed by David F. Sandberg. With Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, and Asher Angel. We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM. - this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.
46:41
April 9, 2019
Review 554: Hotel Mumbai
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Hotel Mumbai. Directed by Anthony Maras. With Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, and Nazanin Boniadi. The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.
48:48
April 6, 2019
Review 553: Dumbo
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Dumbo. Directed by Tim Burton. With Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, and Danny DeVito. A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
41:50
April 4, 2019
Review 552: The Hummingbird Project
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of The Hummingbird Project. Directed by Kim Nguyen. With Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, and Salma Hayek. A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.
42:12
April 3, 2019
Review 551: Us
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Us. Directed by Jordan Peele. With Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss. A family's serenity turns to chaos when a group of doppelgängers begins to terrorize them.
56:32
March 26, 2019
Review 550: Triple Frontier
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Triple Frontier. Directed by J.C. Chandor. With Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Charlie Hunnam. Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord's fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.
38:04
March 23, 2019
Review 549: Captain Marvel
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Captain Marvel. Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. With Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Ben Mendelsohn. Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.
52:28
March 12, 2019
Review 548: Greta
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Greta. Directed by Neil Jordan. With Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Maika Monroe. A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her.
26:49
March 10, 2019
Review 547: Paddleton
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Paddleton. Directed by Alex Lehmann. With Christine Woods, Mark Duplass, and Ray Romano. An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
29:13
March 5, 2019
Review 546: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Directed by Dean DeBlois. With Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, and F. Murray Abraham. When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.
42:38
March 2, 2019
Review 545: Russian Doll
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Russian Doll. Created by Leslye Headland, Natasha Lyonne, and Amy Poehler. With Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett, and Greta Lee. A cynical young woman in New York City keeps dying and returning to the party that's being thrown in her honor on that same evening. She tries to find a way out of this strange time loop.
50:39
February 27, 2019
Review 544: Happy Death Day 2U
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Happy Death Day 2U. Directed by Christopher Landon. With Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, and Phi Vu. Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
46:51
February 26, 2019
Review 543: Alita Battle Angel
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller bring you a review of Alita: Battle Angel. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. With Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, and Jennifer Connelly. A deactivated female cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.
47:40
February 23, 2019
Review 542: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
In this episode, Christopher Schnese and Stephen Miller review The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. Directed by Mike Mitchell. With Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, and Will Arnett. It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.
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February 12, 2019