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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: The Before Trilogy • Retake • Member Bonus

Retake: The Before Trilogy • Member Bonus

October 30, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight. So what did we think of Richard Linklater’s trilogy and what they brought to the table?

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Before Trilogy • Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise

October 13, 2022

We’re jumping into Richard Linkater’s world of Jesse and Céline – the Before trilogy. We kick things off exploring Vienna with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. How well does this minimalist conversational film with two Gen-Xers work for us? 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: Back to the Future Trilogy • Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

September 15, 2022

We wrap up our return to the Back to the Future trilogy with Robert Zemeckis’ finale from 1990: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III. What do we think of the western direction they took? Does it hold up better than the second film? And why do all of their relatives look exactly the same? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Retake

Retake: 90s Comedies

July 10, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Clueless, The Last Supper, and Billy Madison. So what did we think of the films, the directors, the comedy, the stars, and what they brought to the table? Plus, Flickchart!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Billy Madison

Billy Madison

July 7, 2022

We end our 90s Comedies series and our 11th season with Tamra Davis’ comedy ‘Billy Madison.’ It was Adam Sandler’s first opportunity to carry a film, and he’s clearly found his audience. What did we think of it?

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • The Last Supper • D: Stacy Title (1995)

The Last Supper

June 30, 2022

Our 90s Comedies series continues with a dip into black satire. In today’s episode, we’re talking about Stacy Title’s 1995 film ‘The Last Supper.’ Is it more relevant than ever with its take on divisiveness? Or does it not work at all? Tune in to find out!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Clueless

Clueless

June 23, 2022

We started this season with Amy Heckerling and we return to her in today’s episode with her 1995 loose adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma.” Join us as we talk about her film ‘Clueless,’ the second in our 90s Comedies series.

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: 90s Comedies • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

June 16, 2022

We kick off our 90s Comedies series with Fran Rubel Kuzui’s 1992 comedy horror ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer.’ Is it the film we remembered it to be? How does it hold up to the series and everything else in the Buffyverse?

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