The Next Reel Saturday Matinée

2020-09-26 • Saturday Matinée

September 28, 2020

Michael B. Jordan being sought for Scarface remake. Fantastic Beasts 3 has resumed shooting. Netflix cancels The Dark Crystal… after just one season. Star Trek 4 (& Other Star Trek Movies) are NOT canceled, says Paramount, with its tongue out and pointed at you. Nicolas Cage reportedly wanted for Superman reprise cameo? Sorkin’s Chicago 7 prepping for Film Board debut.

Listen Now

2020-09-19 • Saturday Matinée

September 21, 2020

TENET and the great sadness of the 2020 global box office. Madonna working on the story of her life. The Prince Estate has a podcast. We’ve got a SHE-HULK! Making the case for more Star Trek TV. Plus, a list of films with exceptional female action stars!

Listen Now

2020-09-12 • Saturday Matinée

September 14, 2020

Ray’s Reel Review digs into early in-theater experiences for our roving reporter. Jack Reacher is finally getting cast appropriately and coming to TV. Who asked for the Robocop prequel, though? The pandemic movies are coming — Liman to helm pandemic-based heist movie. McG has a harder cut of Terminator Salvation if anyone is interested. New Alien film confirmed by Ridley Scott… if it makes you happy, Ridley. Plus, a discussion on the Academy’s new rules on diversity and inclusion in the best picture category.

Listen Now

2020-09-05 • Saturday Matinée

September 7, 2020

How Chadwick Boseman’s Death Impacts ‘Black Panther 2’. So Much DC FanDome stuff! Daniel Dae Kim and Randall Park to Co-Star in Heist Film. The Mandalorian season 2 release date is sooner than you think. Paramount to release new edit of Godfather 3. Plus, strong feelings about James Bond and a list of movies celebrating unusual vocations!

Listen Now

2020-08-29 • Saturday Matinée

August 31, 2020

Quibi Corner! Quibi goes drive-in for ‘The Stranger’ in Los Angeles. Plus, Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson are all in for a Quibi Cartoon! ‘The New Mutants’ is both the set-up and punchline as Disney forces reviewers to see it in theaters, and the reviewers strike back. John Belushi biopic teases Adam Pally in title role. The Colors of Motion shows dominant colors of film as art prints. Plus a three great trailers and a list of films showcasing saturated (as in color) production design!

Listen Now

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.

Listen Now

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!

Listen Now

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!

Listen Now

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!

Listen Now

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!

Listen Now