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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: Gangs of Wasseypur • Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1

Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1

January 26, 2023

We head to the coal mines in India as we tackle the epic gangster saga ‘Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1’. It’s over two-and-a-half hours and is quite a ride. Visceral filmmaking and a tale based on real events as we follow several families and groups vying to rule the area in this wild tale. We have a great time with it so check it out then tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Twilight Saga • Retake

Retake: The Twilight Saga

December 18, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered all five of the Twilight films based on all four of Stephenie Meyer’s supernatural romance novels. So what did we think of them? Did we survive? And whose team did we end up landing on?

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Twilight Saga • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2

December 15, 2022

We wrap up our conversations about Bill Condon’s adaptation of the second half of Stephenie Meyer’s novel, tackling werewolves, vampires, vampire babies, Volturi, witnesses, Charlie, and more as we discuss the 2012 film ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.’

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Twilight Saga • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

December 8, 2022

We’ve been invited to Bella’s and Edward’s wedding, along with everyone in Forks it seems. That’s right, it’s time for Bill Condon’s adaptation of the first half of Stephenie Meyer’s final novel of her vampire/werewolf saga, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1. Is the camp back? What do we think of the wedding and honeymoon? What about the baby? The werewolf antagonistic subplot? Lots to unpack. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Twilight Saga • Eclipse

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

December 1, 2022

We continue our debate about Team Edward or Team Jacob as we get mired in the love triangle vs. Riley & the Newborns. That’s right, we’re talking about David Slade’s 2010 film ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.’ Is this the worst of the series? Tune in to find out!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Raid Films • Retake

Retake: The Raid Films

November 13, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered The Raid and The Raid 2. So what did we think of the pair of Gareth Evans’ action films? How’s the level of violence? What about the story? And have we picked up any silat yet? Tune in!

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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 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: Pitch Perfect Trilogy • Pitch Perfect 3

Pitch Perfect 3

October 6, 2022

We wrap up our aca-conversation about the Bellas. Now they’re performing with the USO tour as they sing their way across Europe. How does it play? Is it better than the second film or worse? And did we need the action antics brought with the inclusion of Fat Amy’s dad? We certainly have some thoughts. 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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