Episodes

Hidden Figures Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2016 film, Hidden Figures. Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle MonĂ¡e) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen ...

Fences Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2016 film, Fences. A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a ...

Passengers Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

<iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/6sn4K59AyTc” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek), Caroline Feraday (@CarolineFeraday), and Jeff Graham (@JeffGraham) discuss the 2016 film, Passengers. On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim and Aurora face living the ...

Nocturnal Animals Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) and Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) discuss the 2016 film, Nocturnal Animals. A successful Los Angeles art-gallery owner’s idyllic life is marred by the constant traveling of her handsome second husband. While he is away, she is shaken by the arrival of a manuscript written by her first husband, who she has not ...

Rogue One Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) and Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) discuss the 2016 film, Rogue One. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people ...

La La Land Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV), Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701), Stephanie Wenger (@StephanieWenger), Emily Harlan (@OMGitsMLE), and Becca Brown (@BeccaBTalksTV) discuss the 2016 film, La La Land. The story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, struggling to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams in a city known for destroying hopes and breaking hearts. ...

Manchester By The Sea Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Emily Harlan and Demetri Panos discuss the 2016 film, Manchester By The Sea. Lee Chandler is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s ...

Allied Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) and Marisa Serafini discuss the 2016 film, Allied. Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) and Marianne Beauséjour (Marion Cotillard) are World War II operatives who never reveal their true identities. After falling in love during a risky mission, they hope to leave all that double-dealing behind them and start new lives. Instead, suspicion ...

Moana Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts  Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) discuss the 2016 film, Moana. An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an ...

Bleed For This Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek), Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701), Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) discuss the 2016 film, Bleed For This. The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he’d ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks. Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza ...

The Edge of Seventeen Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) and Renee Ariel (@ReneeAriel) discuss the 2016 film, The Edge of Seventeen. Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista ...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek),  Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV), and Juliet Vibert (@JulietBonjour) discuss the 2016 film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, ...

Arrival Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek), Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701), Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) discuss the 2016 film, Arrival. Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when humongous spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time ...

Hacksaw Ridge Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701), Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV), and Emily Harlan (@OMGitsMLE) discuss the 2016 film, Hacksaw Ridge. The true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist ...

Doctor Strange Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek), Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701), Zach Wilson (@ThatZachWilson) discuss the 2016 film, Doctor Strange. Dr. Stephen Strange’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) life changes after a car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he looks for healing, and hope, in a mysterious enclave. He quickly learns that the ...

Inferno Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2016 film, Inferno. Famous symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) follows a trail of clues tied to Dante, the great medieval poet. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help ...

Ouija: Origin of Evil Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Briana Phipps (@BPhips14) discuss the 2016 film, Ouija: Origin of Evil. In 1967 Los Angeles, widowed mother Alice Zander (Elizabeth Reaser) unwittingly invites authentic evil into her home by adding a new stunt to bolster her séance scam business. When the merciless spirit overtakes her youngest daughter Doris (Lulu Wilson), ...

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek), Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV), Stephanie Wenger (@StephanieWenger), and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2016 film, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Investigator Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) springs into action after the arrest of Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders), an Army major accused of treason. Suspecting foul play, Jack embarks on a mission to prove ...

The Accountant Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek), Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701), Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV), and Stephanie Wenger (@StephanieWenger) discuss the 2016 film, The Accountant. Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a mathematics savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Using a small-town CPA office as a cover, he makes his living as a freelance accountant for dangerous criminal organizations. ...

The Birth Of A Nation Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Joelle Monique (@JoelleMonique) and discuss the 2016 film, The Birth Of A Nation. Nat Turner is an enslaved Baptist preacher who lives on a Virginia plantation owned by Samuel Turner. With rumors of insurrection in the air, a cleric convinces Samuel that Nate should sermonize to other slaves, thereby quelling ...

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