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Malignant • The Film Board • 2021, directed by James Wan

Malignant

September 14, 2021

We’re tackling James Wan’s wack-a-doo ‘horror’ movie ‘Malignant’ as our September Member Bonus episode on The Film Board. It’s a wild ride, but did we like it? Tune in to find out!

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The Film Board • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings • The Film Board

September 7, 2021

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings continues Phase Four of the MCU as it continues exploring less well-known properties, proving that even these characters can not only make for great origin stories but can also shoot to the top of our list of favorites. The Film Board convenes!

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Black Widow • The Film Board

July 13, 2021

What do we think about how Marvel dealt with the darkness of the Red Room and Natasha Romanov’s backstory? How great are Scarlett Johannson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, and Rachel Weisz as our Russian family? And what do we think about the changes made to Taskmaster? Check out the latest entry into the MCU then tune in!

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The Mandys Make No Sudden Move

July 12, 2021

The Mandys can’t hear movies anymore. Whether it’s because of main cast mumbling or not being able to turn off the voice overs, movies appear to be ruined forever. It’s possible that this is Steven Soderbergh’s fault.

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The Mandys are Hacks

July 5, 2021

The Mandys take on the oft recommended HBOMax series ‘Hacks’ this week. Jean Smart leads a divine cast, but how does this comedy about two women in comedy hit these two women in comedy? Don’t worry. You’ll know. Give it three minutes and you’ll know. And then come the JOKES!

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F9

June 29, 2021

Justin Lin’s back in the driver’s seat of The Fast Saga with ‘F9’. How does he do with his return? How are the action sequences? How many times is ‘family’ mentioned? And are we getting sick of any of it yet? That’s doubtful! Check out what we have to say on this week’s The Film Board podcast!

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The Mandys have Daddy Issues

June 28, 2021

It’s Father’s Day around these parts and the Mandys have decided to celebrate by watching the latest Kevin Hart laugh-fest, ‘Fatherhood.’ Wait… what is this? Why?? Why are there SO MANY TEARS, KEVIN HART‽ Why have you made your Kevin Hart comedy so SAD?

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Fatherhood

June 22, 2021

Does this movie say anything new about being a dad or does it just rehash old ideas? Kevin Hart and the rest of the cast are great, but can they get past the script? Why is there a seven year jump in the middle of this film? It’s a frustrating one but worth the conversation in the board room. Tune in!

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In The Mandys

June 21, 2021

The Mandys head to New York to hang with Usnavi and the crew at the bodega. How well do they get along with Lin Manuel’s latest cinematic adventure? Let’s put it this way: Chu is a fantastic filmmaker. For the rest, you’ll have to listen to the show!

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In the Heights

June 15, 2021

Is it Lin-Manuel Miranda’s original show or Jon M. Chu’s direction that makes this film come to life in such a magical way? Is it enough to get past a fairly basic story? How great is Anthony Ramos as our lead with the rest of the fantastic New York cast? And what was our favorite song? There are a lot. Tune in to The Film Board because we’ve got a lot to say about this one.

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