2021

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

June 8, 2021

Does the decision to move out of haunted houses and instead focus on a possessed person help or hurt this film? Does Michael Chaves ably take over from James Wan? And just how much do we love Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as Ed and Lorraine Warren? Join us in the boardroom to get in on the conversation!

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A Quiet Place Part II • Member Bonus Episode

June 1, 2021

How great are Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy, Djimon Hounsou and John Krasinski in the film? Why does Krasinski seem to be playing it safe with his storytelling here? How amazing is that opening sequence? And those creatures? And the sound design? What do we think about the impending Part III? Tune in to this episode of The Film Board to join the conversation!

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Army of the Dead

May 25, 2021

We’re back on the Zack Snyder train with the first entry in what promises to be a big, nasty, zombie universe in the Netflix film “Army of the Dead.” Board the container with Pete Wright, Jordan Petersen, and Ocean Murff and let’s go to Vegas.

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The Woman in the Window • Member Bonus Episode

May 16, 2021

Can Joe Wright do the thriller genre? Why does this film not feel like it’s delivering on any front? Does Amy Adams at least carry the film well? Tune in to get the answers to these questions and more

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Wrath of Man

May 11, 2021

How effective is Guy Ritchie with this tonal shift from his previous crime films? How does the story work as a remake of the 2004 French film “Le Convoyeurs”? How much does the trailer spoil the surprises in the film? Joining the conversation today are our very own Jordan Petersen along with Hannah Buchdahl and Charlie Juhl from The Cinema Clash Podcast. Check it out!

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Raya and the Last Dragon

March 9, 2021

How well does Disney’s team of animators do at creating this amazing fantasy world? Does Awkwafina work as the dragon? And is it worth an extra $30 to get access to it right now? The Film Board convenes to discuss the film and weigh in on how well it works. Tune in!

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Judas and the Black Messiah

February 16, 2021

Is Shaka King’s political biopic the political biopic we need right now? How brilliant are Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya in the lead roles? And does the film hold up as more than just a history lesson? The Film Board convenes to talk through the film and give you their verdict!

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Breaking News in Yuba County • Film Board Member Bonus

February 15, 2021

Critics are tearing Tate Taylor’s new movie _Breaking News in Yuba County_ to pieces, but is it really that bad? And if it _is_ that bad, is there anything redeeming about it? Is this a cult film in the making or just another film to quickly forget? The Film Board convenes to talk about this new film in a member bonus episode!

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Palmer

January 31, 2021

Does ‘Palmer’ manage to be more than a really good Lifetime movie or is it just that? How great are Justin Timberlake and the third grader Ryder Allen in this film? And does director Fisher Stevens create a universal story that can help people understand gender nonconformity? Tune in!

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The White Tiger

January 26, 2021

Does the narrative structure of this film keep us from enjoying the overall story? How well do the themes about the haves and have nots fit in today’s world? And how great is Adarsh Gourav as the protagonist of the film? The Film Board convenes to take on the Tiger. Tune in!

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