The Film Board

A Quiet Place Part II • Film Board Member Bonus

June 1, 2021

How great are Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy, Djimon Hounsou and John Krasinski in the film? Why does Krasinski seem to be playing it safe with his storytelling here? How amazing is that opening sequence? And those creatures? And the sound design? What do we think about the impending Part III? Tune in to this episode of The Film Board to join the conversation!

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Army of the Dead

May 25, 2021

We’re back on the Zack Snyder train with the first entry in what promises to be a big, nasty, zombie universe in the Netflix film “Army of the Dead.” Board the container with Pete Wright, Jordan Petersen, and Ocean Murff and let’s go to Vegas.

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The Woman in the Window • Film Board Member Bonus

May 16, 2021

Can Joe Wright do the thriller genre? Why does this film not feel like it’s delivering on any front? Does Amy Adams at least carry the film well? Tune in to get the answers to these questions and more

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Wrath of Man

May 11, 2021

How effective is Guy Ritchie with this tonal shift from his previous crime films? How does the story work as a remake of the 2004 French film “Le Convoyeurs”? How much does the trailer spoil the surprises in the film? Joining the conversation today are our very own Jordan Petersen along with Hannah Buchdahl and Charlie Juhl from The Cinema Clash Podcast. Check it out!

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The Mitchells vs the Machines

May 4, 2021

In a film about a family trying to save the world from a robot invasion, why do we connect to it so strongly? What do we pull out of the themes as this family goes on their journey? How do the filmmakers find such a perfect blend of comedy and emotion? And how beautiful is the animation? Check out the film then tune in to find out!

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Stowaway

April 27, 2021

How does this film connect to writer/director Joe Penna’s first film ‘Arctic’? How well does the morality play of the story work for us? And how great is this cast of four – Anna Kendrick, Toni Collette, Daniel Dae Kim, and Shamier Anderson – in this tightly written, isolated space drama? Tune in to find out!

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Godzilla vs Kong • Film Board Member Bonus

April 6, 2021

Why can’t all the titans just love one another? Is there a future for the Monsterverse? And who do we favor in this epic battle? Tune in!

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League • Film Board Member Bonus

March 24, 2021

Does Snyder’s 4-hour retcon of the Whedon Cut live up to the hype? Kyle Olson leads Rob Kubasko and Pete Wright into the Unity to find out.

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Raya and the Last Dragon

March 9, 2021

How well does Disney’s team of animators do at creating this amazing fantasy world? Does Awkwafina work as the dragon? And is it worth an extra $30 to get access to it right now? The Film Board convenes to discuss the film and weigh in on how well it works. Tune in!

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Nomadland

February 23, 2021

Is Nomadland Oscar bait or is it worth all the buzz? How does Frances McDormand work as a woman living on the road? And what do we think of Chloé Zhao directing the next MCU film? The Film Board convenes to talk about the movie and everyone involved. Tune in!

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