Anatomy of a Movie

Anatomy of a Movie

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Popcorn Talk Network, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “Anatomy of a Movie” (AOM). Each episode of AOM centers upon one movie title where an expert panel of hosts, from different facets of the industry, dissect every aspect of that particular film from casting to acting, writing to directing and cinematography to editing. AOM is not a a movie review or critique. Rather it is a movie companion, offering deeper insight into the film.

Episodes

2017 Academy Awards Predictions Special | Anatomy of a Movie  

<iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/3KrrDyXYGYg” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Hosts Phil Svitek, Demetri Panos, and Marisa Serafini discuss the 2017 Academy Awards Predictions Special. We discuss the predictions of the nominees and snubs.  To download the rundown used during the 2017 Academy Awards Predictions Special anatomy, click here: http://audio.afterbuzztv.com/media/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MTN/ACADEMYAWARDS2017.pdf

Fist Right Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2017 film, Fist Fight. On the last day before summer vacation, high school teacher Andy Campbell tries his best to keep it together amid senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that threaten his job. Things go from bad to worse when he crosses ...

The Great Wall Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2017 film, The Great Wall. The Great Wall is a 2016 monster film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Matt Damon, who plays a European mercenary in China during the Song dynasty. He encounters the Great Wall of China and meets Chinese soldiers who defend ...

John Wick: Chapter 2 Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Part 1: Part 2: Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2017 film, John Wick: Chapter 2. Legendary hitman John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to ...

The LEGO Batman Movie Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/6QilrqcZvQk” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Hosts Phil Svitek, Demetri Panos, and Marisa Serafini discuss the 2017 film, The LEGO Batman Movie. There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker’s (Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, ...

Moonlight Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek, Demetri Panos, and Marisa Serafini discuss the 2017 film, Moonlight. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, MOONLIGHT is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances ...

The Space Between Us Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek, Demetri Panos, and Marisa Serafini discuss the 2017 film, The Space Between Us. In this interplanetary adventure, shortly after arriving to help colonize Mars, an astronaut dies while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Gardner Elliot – an inquisitive, highly intelligent ...

Jackie Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek, Demetri Panos, and Marisa Serafini discuss the 2016 film, Jackie. A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her ...

Kim Tillman Interview (Costume Designer) | Anatomy Of A Movie  

Hosts Demetri Panos and Phil Svitek interview costume designer Kim A. Tillman. Kim Tillman is a Los Angeles-based costume designer. Kim has been working in the film industry designing costumes for film, television, commercials and print since the early 90s. Her early costume work includes cult favorites such as So I Married an Axe Murderer, ...

A Monster Calls Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts John Comerford, Tamara Berg (@TamaraBerg), and Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) discuss the 2017 film, A Monster Calls. Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones) is ill. He has little in common with his imperious grandmother. His father has resettled thousands of miles ...

The Founder Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek) and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2017 film, The Founder. This drama tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food ...

Split Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek, Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV), and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2017 film, Split. Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities, and must try and escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th. While the mental divisions of those with dissociative identity disorder have long ...

Patriot’s Day Review | Anatomy of a Movie  

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/_azLDNthHNQ” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Hosts Phil Svitek (@PDSvitek, Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV), and Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701) discuss the 2017 film, Patriot’s Day. Tragedy strikes on April 15, 2013, when two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon. In the aftermath of the attack, police Sgt. Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg), FBI Special Agent Richard DesLauriers (Kevin ...

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 ...

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