Director Archive

Robert Zemeckis

Discover the remarkable film directors featured on TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts. Learn about their creative journeys and lasting contributions to cinema through each of these archive episodes.

the Most Excellent 80s Movies Podcast

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

Join hosts Krissy Lenz and Nathan Blackwell and special guest Nate McWhortor as they journey down the rabbit hole of 1988’s groundbreaking live-action/animated smash hit Who Framed Roger Rabbit. In this fun and insightful episode, we look at:

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Back to the Future Trilogy • Back to the Future Part III
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Back to the Future Part III

We wrap up our return to the Back to the Future trilogy with Robert Zemeckis’ finale from 1990: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III. What do we think of the western direction they took? Does it hold up better than the second film? And why do all of their relatives look exactly the same? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Back to the Future trilogy • Back to the Future Part II
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Back to the Future Part II

We continue our journey backward and forward in time with Marty McFly and Doc Brown, this time in the 1989 sequel BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II. How does it stand up as the middle film in a trilogy? Does it get too convoluted? How about the wackiness running rampant? And what’s this business with Marty reacting so strongly when called a ‘chicken’? Tune in for that and more!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Back to the Future Trilogy • Back to the Future
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Back to the Future

We kick off our look at Robert Zemeckis’ time traveling trilogy with one of our favorites – BACK TO THE FUTURE. It’s always a joy to revisit as it never gets old. Join us as we kick off this series with this 1985 classic!

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Back to the Future (1985)

it’s the podcast where a filmmaker, a comedian and a content creator go back to the past of the 80s movies we think we love, or might have missed, with modern eyes. Join Nathan Blackwell of Squishy Studios, Krissy Lenz of the Neighborhood Comedy Theatre a

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Romancing the Stone (1984)

Its the podcast where a filmmaker, a comedian and an actor jump over the waterfall, slide down the mudslide and leap over the metaphorical river of the 80s movies we love or love to hate. Join Nathan Blackwell (Voyage Trekkers), Krissy Lenz (NCT) and Adam

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump broke all sorts of box office records when it was released in the summer of 1994, which may be why people spent a lot of time digging into what they thought the film was really saying, even if it’s not what the filmmakers were actually saying. At its heart, it’s a character story about people struggling to find their paths in life, and looking back on it 20 years later, it’s still an absolutely beautiful film. Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — as we continue our Tom Hanks series with Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar-winning film, “Forrest Gump.”

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