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About to Review

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About to Review podcast host That Guy Named John discusses and reviews old and new movies, TV, games and comics. The show has covered national and international film festivals and conventions, and has hosted numerous interviews with actors, directors and other creators.

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About to Review podcast host That Guy Named John discusses and reviews old and new movies, TV, games and comics. The show has covered national and international film festivals and conventions, and has hosted numerous interviews with actors, directors and other creators.

iTunes Ratings

59 Ratings
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By The Sidewinder Three-Thousand - Aug 10 2018
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I didn’t enjoy this podcast. It meanders, the host takes forever to say stuff, and it seems very surface level. No real insight, a lot of just repeating the plot. There are much better review podcasts out there.

Vancouver Web Fest

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Enjoyed your interviews with the winners of the Web Fest. 🎭😍😃

iTunes Ratings

59 Ratings
Average Ratings
53
2
0
0
4

Not a favorite

By The Sidewinder Three-Thousand - Aug 10 2018
Read more
I didn’t enjoy this podcast. It meanders, the host takes forever to say stuff, and it seems very surface level. No real insight, a lot of just repeating the plot. There are much better review podcasts out there.

Vancouver Web Fest

By Char410berys - Mar 25 2017
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Enjoyed your interviews with the winners of the Web Fest. 🎭😍😃

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About to Review

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About to Review podcast host That Guy Named John discusses and reviews old and new movies, TV, games and comics. The show has covered national and international film festivals and conventions, and has hosted numerous interviews with actors, directors and other creators.

ATR #160 – Mega movie lightning round w/ Mike Ward!

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For this week's mega movie lightning round I am joined my Mike Ward of "Should I See It" (ShouldISee.it) as we run rough shot through a dozen movie reviews, lightning round style! We (mostly) tried to stick with shorter reviews and I hope you enjoy!

Aug 07 2019

2hr 7mins

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ATR #156 – Avengers: Endgame & The Curse of La Llorna

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On this week’s episode I am joined by two of my best friends, Tim Hall and Jess O’Brien as we review “The Curse of La Llorna” and “Avengers: Endgame”! Podcast […]

Apr 25 2019

1hr 8mins

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ATR #90 – Hostiles, Black Mirror, January releases

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Does the breathtaking cinematography and gorgeous costume design of "Hostiles" make up for it's bland and unoriginal plot? How terrified of the dystopian future in "Black Mirror" should we be? Find out the answer to those questions and more on this new episode with Tim Hall!

Jan 10 2018

1hr 49mins

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ATR #163 – IT: Chapter Two, The Goldfinch, 2019 Renton City Comic Con

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On this week’s episode I review two new films “IT: Chapter Two” and “The Goldfinch”, plus I give a quick rundown of the 2019 Renton City Comic Con! Make sure to look out for an episode of “About To Interview” this week with guests from RenCon!
Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!
  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!
Timecode breakdown:
Credits: Make sure to follow this podcast social media! Click on the links to subscribe:
If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Sep 11 2019

44mins

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ATR #94 – Director Spotlight: Spike Lee

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During Black History Month I want to showcase and highlight my friends, colleagues, and people I look up to who are doing great things. Actor/ comedian/ podcaster Chris Lamberth, from "The Mundane Festival" joined this episode to talk about the one and only Spike Lee!

Feb 07 2018

1hr 47mins

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ATR #107 – 50 Hour Slam, Translations, and SIFF

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Festival extravaganza! On this independant film filled episode, Dr. Andy returns to the studios after a brief hiatus and he and John talk about 3 different film festivals: "Translations", "50 Hour Slam", and "SIFF", as well as a review for the documentary "Man Made".

May 09 2018

1hr 2mins

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ATR #166 – Gemini Man, The Addams Family, Zombieland Double Tap, Dolemite is my Name

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This is a special solo show as I review four new films which are in theaters now, including “Gemini Man”, “The Addams Family”, “Zombieland Double Tap”, and “Dolemite is my name”!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Oct 16 2019

41mins

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ATR #108 – Deadpool 2, Life of the Party, Breaking In, Close-Knit

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Deadpool 2 is one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, and Tim Hall, "The People's Critic" is in studio with John to talk all about it! Plus there are reviews for 3 other films: "Life of the Party", "Breaking In", and "Close-Knit".

May 16 2018

1hr 38mins

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ATR #162 – Brittany Runs a Marathon, Don’t Let Go, Wu Assassins

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This week’s episode is another solo show, and I review “”Brittany Runs a Marathon”, “Don’t Let Go”, and the new Netflix show “Wu Assassins”!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Aug 28 2019

36mins

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ATR #165 – JOKER, Harpoon, First Love

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I was joined once again by Matt Oakes of “Silver Screen Riot” (SilverScreenRiot.com) for this week’s episode and we reviewed “JOKER”, “Harpoon”, and “First Love”. There are some hot takes in this one!  

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Guest info and social media handles:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Oct 02 2019

1hr 29mins

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ATR #164 – Hustlers, In Fabric, Corporate Animals, AD ASTRA

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For this week’s episode I am joined my Matt Oakes of “Silver Screen Riot” (SilverScreenRiot.com) and we review “Hustlers”, “In Fabric”, and “Corporate Animals”! Matt left the studio to avoid spoilers as I then reviewed “AD ASTRA”. Enjoy!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Guest info and social media handles:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Sep 18 2019

1hr 24mins

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ATI #29 – Paul Downs Colaizzo (Brittany Runs a Marathon)

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This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast features an interview I conducted with Paul Downs Colaizzo, the writer and director of "Brittany Runs a Marathon"!

Aug 28 2019

17mins

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ATR #161 – Angel Has Fallen, Blinded by the Light, Ready or Not, Good Boys, 48 Hour Film Project

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After a brief hiatus, I am back in the land of the living (and podcasting)! This week's episode is a solo show where I review "Angel has Fallen", "Blinded by the Light", and "Ready or Not", plus I talk about my favorite films from the recent Seattle 48 Hour Film Project!

Aug 21 2019

52mins

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ATR #159 – Super-mega-ultra-epic movie rundown w/ Tim Hall

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This week I am joined once again by Tim Hall "The People's Critic" (ThePeoplesCriticBlog.com) as we catch up on quite a few movies that I had not reviewed yet!

Jun 04 2019

1hr 52mins

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ATI #12 – David Crownson

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David Crownson is an actor, filmmaker, and creator/ writer of the new graphic novel "Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer"! A blend of supernatural action based on freedom fighter Harriet Tubman with genre liberties that mirror "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter".

Feb 09 2018

42mins

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ATR #155 – Hellboy, Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

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On this week’s episode I welcome Nick Jarin from the “NW NERD” podcast (nw-nerd.com) as we go over some geek news and then review “Master Z: Ip Man Legacy” and […]

Apr 17 2019

1hr 7mins

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ATI #27 – 2019 Vancouver Badass Film Festival!

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This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast features interviews I conducted while covering the 2019 Vancouver Badass Film Festival (VBAFF.com). There are talks with writers, directors, producers, actors and more!

Apr 03 2019

1hr 8mins

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ATR #154 – 2019 Vancouver Badass Film Festival, Pet Sematary

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On this week's episode I review "Pet Sematary" and also give a full breakdown of the Vancouver Badass Film Festival (VBAFF) which I attended this past weekend!

Apr 03 2019

1hr 24mins

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ATR #153 – Dumbo, Shazam, VBAFF preview

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Once again I am joined Skype machine with Tim Hall, The People's Critic! We review two new films, "Dumbo" and "Shazam", and then I give a preview of the upcoming Vancouver Badass Film Festival which I will be attending!

Mar 27 2019

59mins

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ATR #152 – US, Triple Threat, Gloria Bell, ECCC

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On this week's episode I am joined via the Skype machine with Tim Hall, The People's Critic! We start the show talking about Emerald City Comic Con 2019, and then review the films "Triple Threat", "Gloria Bell", and "US". Check it out!

Mar 20 2019

1hr 12mins

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ATR #172 – “Queen & Slim” and “Knives Out”

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Another week, another solo episode! On this week’s episode I review “Queen & Slim” and “Knives Out”. Enjoy! Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!
  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!
Time code breakdown:
  • 0m:00s – 2m:30s: Intro to the show 
  • 2m:30s – 15m:00s: “Queen & Slim” review (IMDB.com/Queen&Slim)
  • 15m:00s – 30m:00s: “Knives Out” review (IMDB.com/KnivesOut)
  • 30m:00s – 37m:08s: Social media and wrap up
Credits: Make sure to follow this podcast social media! Click on the links to subscribe:
If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Nov 27 2019

30mins

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ATR #171 – “Honey Boy” and “WAVES”

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Another week, another solo episode! On this week’s episode I review “Honey Boy” and “Waves”, which are both family dynamic movies with a lot to say. Thanks for listening!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!
  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!
Time code breakdown:
Credits: Make sure to follow this podcast social media! Click on the links to subscribe:
If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Nov 20 2019

37mins

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ATR #169 – Doctor Sleep, Seattle 48 Hour Horror Film Project

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This episodes special guest include me, myself, and I (AKA: another solo episode)! This is kind of a split episode in which it starts with a review of “Doctor Sleep” and then will go into my favorites from the 2019 48 Hour Horror Film Project!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Time code breakdown:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Nov 06 2019

23mins

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ATR #168 – Harriet, JoJo Rabbit, Terminator Dark Fate, Parasite

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Another solo show in the books, and on this one I review three new films including “Harriet”, “JoJo Rabbit”, “Terminator Dark Fate”, and “Parasite”!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Time code breakdown:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Oct 30 2019

51mins

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ATR #167 – The Lighthouse, Black and Blue, The Current War

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This week I had a very special guest in the studio, Adam Gehrke of the “Cinema Squabble” podcast (CinemaSquabble.com), who has spent over 2 decades in the radio and TV media world! Make sure to follow all of his work at AdamGehrke.com!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

  • 0m:00s – 1m:55s: Intro to the show and guest
  • 1m:55s – 40m:35s: Getting to know you: Adam Gehrke edition!
  • 40m:35s – 59m:30s: Review of “The Lighthouse” (IMDB.com/TheLighthouse)
  • 59m:30s – 1h:15m: Review of “Black and Blue” (IMDB.com/BlackandBlue)
  • 1h:15m – 1h:38m: Review of “The Current War” (IMDB.com/TheCurrentWar)
  • 1h:38m – 1h:45m: Social media and wrap up

Guest info and social media handles:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Oct 24 2019

1hr 45mins

Play

ATR #166 – Gemini Man, The Addams Family, Zombieland Double Tap, Dolemite is my Name

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This is a special solo show as I review four new films which are in theaters now, including “Gemini Man”, “The Addams Family”, “Zombieland Double Tap”, and “Dolemite is my name”!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Oct 16 2019

41mins

Play

ATR #165 – JOKER, Harpoon, First Love

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I was joined once again by Matt Oakes of “Silver Screen Riot” (SilverScreenRiot.com) for this week’s episode and we reviewed “JOKER”, “Harpoon”, and “First Love”. There are some hot takes in this one!  

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Guest info and social media handles:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Oct 02 2019

1hr 29mins

Play

ATR #164 – Hustlers, In Fabric, Corporate Animals, AD ASTRA

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For this week’s episode I am joined my Matt Oakes of “Silver Screen Riot” (SilverScreenRiot.com) and we review “Hustlers”, “In Fabric”, and “Corporate Animals”! Matt left the studio to avoid spoilers as I then reviewed “AD ASTRA”. Enjoy!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Guest info and social media handles:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Sep 18 2019

1hr 24mins

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ATR #163 – IT: Chapter Two, The Goldfinch, 2019 Renton City Comic Con

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On this week’s episode I review two new films “IT: Chapter Two” and “The Goldfinch”, plus I give a quick rundown of the 2019 Renton City Comic Con! Make sure to look out for an episode of “About To Interview” this week with guests from RenCon!
Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!
  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!
Timecode breakdown:
Credits: Make sure to follow this podcast social media! Click on the links to subscribe:
If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Sep 11 2019

44mins

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ATR #162 – Brittany Runs a Marathon, Don’t Let Go, Wu Assassins

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This week’s episode is another solo show, and I review “”Brittany Runs a Marathon”, “Don’t Let Go”, and the new Netflix show “Wu Assassins”!

Podcast support info: Thank you so much for all of your support!

  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!

Timecode breakdown:

Credits:

Make sure to follow this podcast social media!

Click on the links to subscribe:

If you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future episodes, you can email those to the show at: abouttoreview@gmail.com

Aug 28 2019

36mins

Play

ATI #29 – Paul Downs Colaizzo (Brittany Runs a Marathon)

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This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast features an interview I conducted with Paul Downs Colaizzo, the writer and director of "Brittany Runs a Marathon"!

Aug 28 2019

17mins

Play

ATR #161 – Angel Has Fallen, Blinded by the Light, Ready or Not, Good Boys, 48 Hour Film Project

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After a brief hiatus, I am back in the land of the living (and podcasting)! This week's episode is a solo show where I review "Angel has Fallen", "Blinded by the Light", and "Ready or Not", plus I talk about my favorite films from the recent Seattle 48 Hour Film Project!

Aug 21 2019

52mins

Play

ATR #160 – Mega movie lightning round w/ Mike Ward!

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For this week's mega movie lightning round I am joined my Mike Ward of "Should I See It" (ShouldISee.it) as we run rough shot through a dozen movie reviews, lightning round style! We (mostly) tried to stick with shorter reviews and I hope you enjoy!

Aug 07 2019

2hr 7mins

Play

ATR #159 – Super-mega-ultra-epic movie rundown w/ Tim Hall

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This week I am joined once again by Tim Hall "The People's Critic" (ThePeoplesCriticBlog.com) as we catch up on quite a few movies that I had not reviewed yet!

Jun 04 2019

1hr 52mins

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ATR #158 – Pokemon with NW NERD

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This week I am joined by my friends Dyer and Nick, the producers and hosts of the "NW NERD" podcast! We recorded this episode at their studio, so tune in and check out review for "Pokemon  Detective Pikachu"!

May 08 2019

36mins

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ATR #157 – The Intruder & Tolkien w/ Isabella Price

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On this week's episode I am joined via Skype once again by "The Oprah of the Underworld", Isabella Price! We discuss the films "The Intruder", and "Tolkien", plus a small SIFF preview.

May 02 2019

1hr 44mins

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ATR #156 – Avengers: Endgame & The Curse of La Llorna

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On this week’s episode I am joined by two of my best friends, Tim Hall and Jess O’Brien as we review “The Curse of La Llorna” and “Avengers: Endgame”! Podcast […]

Apr 25 2019

1hr 8mins

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ATR #155 – Hellboy, Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

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On this week’s episode I welcome Nick Jarin from the “NW NERD” podcast (nw-nerd.com) as we go over some geek news and then review “Master Z: Ip Man Legacy” and […]

Apr 17 2019

1hr 7mins

Play

ATI #27 – 2019 Vancouver Badass Film Festival!

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This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast features interviews I conducted while covering the 2019 Vancouver Badass Film Festival (VBAFF.com). There are talks with writers, directors, producers, actors and more!

Apr 03 2019

1hr 8mins

Play

ATR #154 – 2019 Vancouver Badass Film Festival, Pet Sematary

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On this week's episode I review "Pet Sematary" and also give a full breakdown of the Vancouver Badass Film Festival (VBAFF) which I attended this past weekend!

Apr 03 2019

1hr 24mins

Play