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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Gremlins • Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Gremlins 2: The New Batch • Member Bonus

October 31, 2022

We return to the world of Gizmo and the Mogwai with our October 2022 member bonus episode discussing Joe Dante’s wacky 1990 movie, Gremlins 2: The New Batch. It’s a crazy sequel. Does that make it better or worse? Certainly a lot to discuss!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Flickchart Re-Ranking • October 2022

Flickchart Re-Ranking • October 2022

October 15, 2022

It’s time for our member bonus episode for October 2022’s Flickchart Re-Ranking. We do some horror re-ranking before jumping into the regular stuff.

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The PItch Perfect Trilogy • Retake

Retake: The Pitch Perfect Trilogy

October 9, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered all three of the Pitch Perfect films. So what did we think of them and what they brought to the table? How are the songs? What about the comedy? The characters? The direction? Why is there such a shift from the first to the last two? And did we really need to meet Amy’s Dad? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Cloververse • Member Bonus • The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox • Member Bonus

September 30, 2022

We wrap up our Cloververse franchise conversations with this member bonus episode, in which we discuss Julius Onah’s 2018 film “The Cloverfield Paradox.” Would it have been better without the Cloververse connections? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Back to the Future • Retake

Retake: The Back to the Future Trilogy

September 18, 2022

Our Back to the Future series is over. We’ve covered all three parts of the franchise. So what did we think of them? Why does the first hold up so much better than the other two? How would we rank them? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Flickchart Re-Ranking • Sept 2022

Flickchart Re-Ranking • September 2022 • Member Bonus

September 15, 2022

It’s time for our member bonus episode for September 2022’s Flickchart Re-Ranking. Let’s see how things shake up. What films go head-to-head today?

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Cloververse • Member Bonus • 10 Cloverfield Lane

10 Cloverfield Lane • Member Bonus

August 31, 2022

We return to the Cloververse for our August 2022 member bonus episode with Dan Trachtenberg’s directorial debut, 2016’s ‘10 Cloverfield Lane.’ It’s effective as all get-out, but does it feel shoehorned to be a followup to J.J. Abrams’ ‘Cloverfield’? And how remarkable is John Goodman?

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Paddington • Retake

Retake: The Paddington Films

August 28, 2022

Our Paddington series is over, in which we looked at both PADDINGTON and PADDINGTON 2. So what did we think of Paul King’s films and what they brought to the table?

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Star Wars • Retake

Retake: The Original Star Wars Trilogy • Member Bonus

August 14, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered the despecialized editions of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. So what did we think of the original Star Wars trilogy and what George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, and Richard Marquand brought to the table?

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