Release Year Archive

2017

For all you proper film enthusiasts who would like to peruse the films of  TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts by release year. Get ready for a firehose of film history in these here stacks.

The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: John Wick • John Wick: Chapter 2
The Next Reel Film Podcast

John Wick: Chapter 2

We continue our journey into John Wick’s world of assassins and fancy clothes with a conversation about Chad Stahelski’s 2017 follow-up, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2. Is it just more of the same? How is the expanded world-building going on here? What do we think of the new characters, stunts, and rules? And how about all that neon! Tune in.

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Trainspotting • T2 Trainspotting
The Next Reel Film Podcast

T2 Trainspotting

We wrap up our conversation about the Trainspotting films with a look at Danny Boyle’s 2017 legacy sequel, T2 TRAINSPOTTING. Is it a sequel that needed to happen? What do we think of the return to these characters? And would we be game to return again down the road? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Pitch Perfect Trilogy • Pitch Perfect 3
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Pitch Perfect 3

We wrap up our aca-conversation about the Bellas. Now they’re performing with the USO tour as they sing their way across Europe. How does it play? Is it better than the second film or worse? And did we need the action antics brought with the inclusion of Fat Amy’s dad? We certainly have some thoughts. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Paddington • Paddington 2
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Paddington 2

We wrap up our Paddington series with a conversation about the absolutely delightful sequel to the first film, Paul King’s 2017 film ‘Paddington 2.’ Is Hugh Grant right in saying this may be his best film? What do the critics have to say? And how well does it work for us? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Ann Hui • Our Time Will Come
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Our Time Will Come

We’re continuing our series on Hong Kong New Wave director Ann Hui. In this episode, we discuss her 2017 war drama ‘Our Time Will Come.’ How historical is it? What do we think of the documentary framing device? And what do we think overall? Tune in to find out!

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The Wall

John Cena and Aaron Taylor-Johnson are stuck at the wall, and together with Laith Nakli’s voice we have a film about relationships and the power of words — and weapons — to navigate war in The Wall.

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The Book of Henry

The Book of Henry is not the film any of us expected. This is a film that splits audiences – including JJ, Steve and Tommy. Is this film for you? Within the first 15 minutes of this episode you will know whether you will push play, or keep scrolling.

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Landline

JJ and Steve travel back to 1995. That time when landlines were ubiquitous and had yet surrendered to the internet, cell phones and texting. Although Landline is from 2017, it feels like a close relative to the mid-90s indie film scene that was bursting o

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The Endless

Tommy joins JJ and Steve in a discussion of The Endless, the story of two brothers that have escaped from a weird death cult. Is it a cult, or just a commune of people that like being off the grid? Is this a horror film or a sci-fi film? Can it be both?

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Please Stand By

When is a film that has scenes with Kirk and Spock not a Star Trek movie? Well . . . when it’s a film about a young woman writing an epic screenplay for a Star Trek contest.

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