Fighting In The War Room

Fighting In The War Room

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The Film and Pop-Culture Podcast


174 – Luc Besson, Game of Thrones, IMAX and 70mm  

This week, Katey, Patches, David and Da7e have two FREE FIRE Blu Rays to give away before they dive into this week's topics: First – David decided to watch the Luc Besson films that he had missed so he could rank them all in preparation for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets so […]

173 – Returning to Twin Peaks the Return, Indie Movie Prices, and War for the Planet of the Apes  

This week, all four podcast hosts are finally together – and none of us are eating this time – to discuss the week's new release trilogy capper War for the Planet of the Apes, which Patches has seen. Then, David poses a thought experiment from recent online discussions about if Indie film ticket prices should […]

172 – A Ghost Story, Con of Thrones, and Spider-Man: Homecoming  

This week, Katey is out, so it's up to the guys to bring you up to speed on this week's releases. First, David and Patches re-tread David Lowery's new movie A Ghost Story and debate just how much like a poem it is. Then, Da7e stops to fill the other two guys in on how […]

171 – Glow, The Transformers Franchise, and Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver  

This week, David is still absent, so Katey, Patches, and Da7e unite to discuss GLOW – Netflix's newest Alison Brie fronted series, then the Transformers franchise because Transformers: The Last Knight is weird and profitable, finally the three all talk about Edgar Wright by way of his newest release Baby Driver! Take a listen, embed […]

170 – Politics and Social Media, The Book of Henry (Spoilers), Video Game and Movie Franchise Relations  

This week, David is on his honeymoon and Patches started a discussion about healthcare on his Facebook wall that Katey and Da7e both view as various degrees of entertainment. After clearing out that, Patches gives his thoughts on Colin Trevorrow's The Book Of Henry (he didn't really like it), before Da7e and Patches rehas an […]

SPECIAL: A Bunch of Donatello-Ravenclaws Attend David Ehrlich’s Wedding #StrongerTogethered  

  the ***amazing*** @carolineplz serenading some doofus and the love of his life with a little Velvet Underground by way of Cat Power. — david ehrlich (@davidehrlich) June 11, 2017     Katey, Patches and Da7e review the wedding of their co-host in a special episode with guest appearences from Katey's husband Michael, Michelle and […]

169 – Hearthstone, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and Men Review Wonder Woman  

This week, the podcast starts when Patches and Katey finally let Da7e ramble on a bit more about Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, a free to play digital collectible card game they've talked about once before. Then, David joins the group to talk about his upcoming wedding and why it reminds him that he loves Forgetting […]

168 – Cannes 2017 and Wonder Woman (w/ Kristy Puchko!)  

This week, Patches went to a Mets game, so he misses David filling in Katey and Da7e on his first trip to Cannes. Then, Da7e did a crazy art experience called Meow Wolf in New Mexico and tries to describe it. Finally, we bring in Kristy Puchko of Nerdist and Comic Book Resources to talk […]

167 – TV Grab-Bag, Moogfest, and What Makes a Movie Good for Sequels?  

This week, David's in France and none of the other podcasters can agree on what the date is or when Pulp Fiction went to Cannes, BUT – there is a lot to cover from the return of Twin Peaks, Master of None, and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, to Katey getting to go to Moogfest and […]

166 – Oscar Worthy Performances in Blockbusters  

This week, big things are coming up, like the Showtime revival of Twin Peaks and the Cannes Film Festival, so the group decides to be super timely. Da7e's seen Twin Peaks for the first time in anticipation of the revival, everyone has some pop culture stories about their mothers in hono of Monther's Day and […]

165 – The Big Sick and Spoilers, Dear White People, Guardians Vol 2  

This week, Katey's moved so the podcast is BACK with a normal episode. First, David wants to talk about why it's perfectly fine to know the ending of The Big Sick, the upcoming June rom-com that is based on a true story. Then, Katey and Patches are digging Dear White People on Netflix, then the […]

164 – Girlboss, Persona 5, and Watching Movies Outside the Media Coverage Bubble  

This week, Katey finally saw Rogue One: A Star Wars Story now that it's on iTunes and wants to talk about how it was to view this cultural event of a movie several months after the media hype around discussing hit has died down. Are we living in a bubble of over-analyzing? But first! Matt […]

163 – Is Netflix Burying Movies by Not Releasing Them in Theaters?  

This week, David is back, so Katey, Patches, and Da7e can all talk about Fate of the Furious, finally. They begin by discussing the whole movie, which easily took #1 at the global box office this weekend (spoilers, maybe? Depending on if there are "spoilers" for this franchise). Then, after a mini segment on the […]

162 – The Lost City of Z(ed), Golf, and Bad Movies that are Good  

This week, David is out for Passover duties, so we bring back frequent guest and friend-of-the-pod Jordan Hoffman – man of the internet, host of Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast. Jordan and Patches explain The Lost City of Z to Katey and Dave, who have been pronouncing it wrong this whole time. Then, Katey […]

161 – Raw, Prevenge, Ghost in the Shell, and The Discovery on Netflix  

This week, Katey is out, so for the first semi-annual acciedental bro-cast of 2017, David, Da7e, and Patches dive into the recent highlights of lady-focused horror with two new entries: Raw, about cannibalism, and Prevenge, about a murderous pregnant woman. Then, David and Patches have seen Ghost in the Shell and report back the mysterious […]

160 – Power Rangers, Boss Baby, and Riverdale  

This week, Katey, Da7e, David and Patches dig into Power Rangers, the movie that managed not to be crushed by Beauty and the Beast this weekend, then David fills in the group on Boss Baby and how long it takes to work on a single premise. Finally, Katey is catching up on Riverdale and David […]

159 – Iron Fist, Baby Driver, Atomic Blond – and What’s Up With These Remakes/Reboots?  

This week, Patches is out, but Katey and David have a lot to check in with Da7e. First, it turns out Da7e saw Kong: Skull Island and it pertains to a review, then Da7e watched Iron Fist and Katey has some questions. THEN, Da7e recounts seeing Baby Driver and Atomic Blond at SXSW for David. […]

158 – K-Stew in Personal Shopper and Big Little Lies  

This week, Da7e is down in Texas, so while he's away, Katey, Patches, and David play…with enjoying HBO's Big Little Lies despite (maybe) being a little hesitant of it at first. Then, David doesn't really like Kong: Skull Island and really DOES like Personal Shopper, which performed big in per-theater this week. Kristen Stewart is […]

157 – Be Our Guest, Joanna Robinson  

This week, Katey Rich is back and she's brought the most frequently requested guest host back with her – Joanna Robinson! David, Matt, Katey, Da7e, and Joanna all talk about the ending of Get Out, have some hot takes on Feud, then we close talking about the new Beauty and the Beast because Joanna has […]

156 – Logan and What Happened At The Oscars  

This week, Katey Rich takes the week off after providing Vanity Fair Academy Awards coverage, so David, Da7e, and Matt break down how the broadcast and awards went from outside Hollywood. then, Patches has a question about his Blu Rays before Da7e and David break down this week's new X-Men movie (in a mostly non-spoiler […]

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