The Next Reel Saturday Matinée

2020-08-22 • Saturday Matinée

August 24, 2020

The Flash movie has some casting news. Discovery shines through Trek chaos. A Blazing Saddles thing. Netflix is testing the shuffle. Plus three solid trailers, a brief aside on Quibi, recasting The Princess Bride, and a list of movies of unusual mayhem.

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2020-08-15 • Saturday Matinée

August 17, 2020

Pete watches TV. Steve takes umbrage. “Jason and Friends” recalls the halcyon days of murder and cartoons. Physical media is still dying… but it’s not dead yet. Steven’s director’s chair. AMC is back with the cheap seats … for a day. Plus three solid trailers (!), Flickchart re-ranking, and a list of protagonist turncoats!

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2020-08-08 • Saturday Matinée

August 10, 2020

Pixar’s got a new thing with ‘Luca’. ‘Mulan’ drops to D+ next month. Wait, didn’t they say they weren’t going to make more Star Wars films? Oh, right. Netflix does Walmart. Plus, the gang recasts ‘Clue’, trailers, and a list of movies about Christmas crime!

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2020-08-01 • Saturday Matinée

August 3, 2020

What happened to Will Smith? Universal, AMC Agree to 17 day theatrical window. Dave Franco set to star as Vanilla Ice in new biopic. Quibi is going to win an Emmy! Plus a list of movies celebrating non-numbered sequels and our ever-persistent IMDB Game: FRIDAY EDITION!

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2020-07-25 • Saturday Matinée

July 27, 2020

Emmy Nomination Predictions. Bill & Ted Face The Music hits on Sept 1st. Box office reopens in China. Plus three new trailers and a list of movies that all take place in one day!

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2020-07-18 • Saturday Matinée

July 20, 2020

Star Wars: The Bad Batch animated series coming to Disney+ in 2021. Hayden Christensen has signed on for KENOBI. Stallone says ‘Rocky IV’ Director’s Cut coming. D.A.R.Y.L. is getting a TV comedy spin-off? Highlander reboot in development, confirms John Wick director. Jon Hamm is the new FLETCH. Plus a list of movies about big biz failures and the IMDB game!

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2020-07-11 • Saturday Matinée

July 13, 2020

Quibi attachment rates are out. Splash Mountain’s going to have the Song of the South elements removed, instead adding the Princess & the Frog! Will Smith’s Slavery Movie ‘Emancipation’ Sells to Apple for $120 Million. Tom Hanksibodies. ABC to reboot The Wonder Years, this time with a black family. We should probably talk about the Halloween Kills teaser.

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2020-07-04 • Saturday Matinée

July 6, 2020

It’s Hamilton weekend. Unsubscribed: The Zero-Dollar Budget Box-Office Winner. In The Rumor-mill: will 7–9 be removed from canon? Sorkin’s new Netflix thing on the Chicago Seven. Walmart Going Drive-in! Carl Reiner. (1967 Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour bit) Listen: A Brand New Me: Aretha Franklin (with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra).

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2020-06-27 • Saturday Matinée

June 29, 2020

The Floor Is Lava is here. Happy birthday, Rob. Cinemark has a poison squad. The Peacock offers a Brave New World. Miranda gives to Fs for the kids. Did we mention, he’s Batman? Plus, a list of spouses with a hidden past and a check-in on delightful titling in the Marvel Movie Minute!

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2020-06-20 • Saturday Matinée

June 22, 2020

Edgar Wright to direct THE CHAIN. Oscars So Delayed…oh, and also they still haven’t figured out race. The boys do a healthy bit of chat about the latest movie activity at home while we continue to dream of theaters, plus a list of movies celebrating the everyman spy!

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