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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.

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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

By Char410berys - Mar 25 2017
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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
Read more
Enjoyed your interviews with the winners of the Web Fest. 🎭😍😃
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About to Review

Latest release on Feb 12, 2020

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ATR #177 – Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey & Oscar thoughts

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On this week’s episode I review one new film “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey” and I also give some quick Oscar thoughts!
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!
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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

Feb 12 2020

43mins

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ATI – 2020 Vancouver Short Film Festival

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This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast features conversations I had with writers, directors, producers, actors and more while covering the 2020 Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSAFF.com).  Hope you enjoy!

I was fortunate to cover the Vancouver Short Film Festival for the fourth year in a row the weekend of January 24th – 27th which was a 3-day festival packed with over 45 short films celebrating the best of BC talent! For more information about the festival and entry costs and deadlines, head on over to VSFF.com for the most up to date information.
Podcast support info:
  • Click here for the – Amazon Wishlist. This list has a few items that would help out the studio.
  • Click here for the – PayPal Link and search for “ATR Media” or “@abouttoreview”. If you are feeling super generous and want to pitch in a dollar, great!
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Thank you so much to everyone that made time to speak with me at the event, and thank you to the amazing staff and volunteers at the Vancouver Short Film Festival for making me feel so at home!
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

Jan 31 2020

1hr 43mins

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ATR #176 – The Gentlemen & The Rhythm Section

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On this week’s episode I review two new films, Guy Ritchie’s “The Gentlemen” and Reed Morano’s “The Rhythm Section”!
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:00s: Intro to the show and mention of my coverage of the Vancouver Short Film Festival
  • 3m:00s – 14m:15s: “The Gentlemen” review (IMDB.com/TheGentlemen)
  • 14m:15s – 26m:30s: “The Rhythm Section” review (IMDB.com/TheRhythmSection)
  • 26m:30s – 29m:30s: 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

Jan 29 2020

29mins

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ATR #175 – Bad Boys for Life

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On this week’s episode I do a quick (for me) review the new film “Bad Boys for Life”!

The Renton City Comic Con geek awards are back! I would love your help in nominating me in the first round:
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:25s: Intro to the show and Renton City Comic Con contest
  • 2m:25s – 22m:45s: “Bad Boys for Life” review (IMDB.com/BadBoysForLife)
  • 22m:45s – 24m:36s: 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

Jan 22 2020

24mins

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ATR #174 – Underwater

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On this week’s episode, the first one of 2020, I review the new film “Underwater”!

The Renton City Comic Con geek awards are back! I would love your help in nominating me in the first round:

  • Step 1: Go to this link: https://www.rentoncitycomiccon.com/kick-off-the-cons.html
  • Step 2: Scroll down about halfway through the page and click the “Nominate your favorite geeks” image and that will take you to the survey
  • Step 3: Nominate the podcast in the categories below:
    8. Favorite Northwest Podcast?
    -> About To Review <-
    9. Please nominate a GEEK OF THE YEAR from the Northwest.
    -> John Reviewer <-
  • Step 4: After completing the survey, you can click the link to head back to the RenCon page and vote/ nominate again!

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 – 3m:35s: Intro to the show and RenCon contest
  • 3m:35s – 21m:45s: “Underwater” review (IMDB.com/Undwerwater)
  • 21m:45s – 24m:09s: 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

Jan 15 2020

24mins

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ATR #173 – Rise of Skywalker, CATS, Uncut Gems

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This week I was joined by a special guest Silas Lindenstien, who is a podcaster, comedian, actor, and multiple award winning filmmaker! I review “CATS” and “Uncut Gems” solo, and then we review a small indie movie called “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”!
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 – 4m:15s: Intro to the show and guest
  • 4m:15s – 20m:15s: Discussion, review, and rating of “CATS” (IMDB.com/CATS)
  • 20m:15s – 31m:010s: Discussion, review, and rating of “Uncut Gems” (IMDB.com/UncutGems)
  • 31m:10s – 44m:10s: Discussion, review, and rating of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” (IMDB.com/StarWarsSkywalker)
  • 1h:27m – 1h:30m: Social media and wrap up
Guest info and social media handles:
  • Silas Lindenstien:
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

Dec 19 2019

1hr 47mins

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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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