Episode 10: The Future of Star Wars, Brawl in Cell Block 99, and Strange Days

In episode 10 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant talks about recent Star Wars announcements including the Game of Thrones show runners getting their own series of films, and rumours surrounding Ava Duvernay and Ryan Coogler being tied to the franchise.

After a brief non-review of the Captain Underpants movie, he gets right into his reviews of Brawl in Cell Block 99 and the number six film in his 52 Films Directed By Women project, Kathryn Bigelow’s Strange Days.

00:41Introduction
0:56The Future of the Star Wars Franchise
11:04Introduction to the films this week
14:35Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
33:30Strange Days (1995)
48:58Wrap-up

Show Notes
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 9: Frozen Fest 2018 Wrap-up, Han Solo Trailer, & The Cloverfield Paradox

In episode 9 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant gets back on board with watching Star Wars trailers after going into The Last Jedi “unsullied.” With the release of the new Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer, Hemant goes all in and gives his thoughts on the upcoming film.

He then gets into his reviews of the films he watched during the final days of Frozen Fest 2018.

00:42Introduction
0:57Frozen Fest 2018 Comes to an End
1:41Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer discussion
7:55Introduction to the films this week
8:2147 Meters Down (2017)
16:08Surveillance (2008)
25:31The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
42:42Wrap-up

Show Notes
Frozen Fest 2018 List on Letterboxd
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 8: Home Voice Assistants and Week 4 of Frozen Fest 2018

In episode 8 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant discovers that he’s a complete sucker for product placement in TV shows, and ends up buying two Amazon Echo Dots despite having no prior interest in them.

He then gets into his reviews of the films he watched during week four of Frozen Fest 2018.

00:42Introduction
1:54Alexa, Why am I A Sucker for Product Placement?
7:54Bokeh (2017)
20:09Geostorm (2017)
27:14Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
33:48The Winning Season (2009)
41:09Mudbound (2017)
51:31Ingrid Goes West (2017)
1:00:45SpaceCamp (1986)
1:14:20Wrap-up

Show Notes
Films My Sons Need to See List on Letterboxd
Frozen Fest 2018 List on Letterboxd
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 7: Youth Basketball & Week 3 of Frozen Fest 2018

In episode 7 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant talks about helping coach his son’s basketball team, and how good defence is the key to the game.

He then dives into his reviews of the films he watched during week three of Frozen Fest 2018.

00:44Introduction
02:50Basketball and the Importance of Defence
4:56The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
10:33Happy Death Day (2017)
16:20Only God Forgives (2013)
22:51The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)
28:24A Cure for Wellness (2017)
35:41The Foreigner (2017)
41:13The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
49:02Wrap-up

Show Notes
Frozen Fest 2018 List on Letterboxd
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 6: 2017 Year in Review & Week 2 of Frozen Fest 2018

In episode 6 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant starts off the podcast by talking about some of the more interesting tidbits from his 2017 Year in Review report generated by Letterboxd.

He then gets into his reviews of the films he watched during week two of Frozen Fest 2018.

00:41Introduction
00:562017 Year in Review
6:03Swallows and Amazons (2016)
15:02It (2017)
26:51Colossal (2016)
34:58Elephant (2003)
44:55The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
54:03Logan Lucky (2017)
1:00:13The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
1:09:44Wrap-up

Show Notes
2017 Letterboxd Year in Review for Hemant
Frozen Fest 2018 List on Letterboxd
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 5: Frozen Fest 2018 & 52 Films Directed by Women

In episode 5 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant kicks off Frozen Fest 2018 where he challenges himself to watch 30 films in 30 days. He also discusses 52 Films Directed by Women, another project that he’s taking on this year.

He then gets into this week’s reviews.

00:50Introduction
01:06Frozen Fest 2018
03:2452 Films Directed by Women
05:28The Breadwinner (2017)
12:39The Dark Tower (2017)
20:55American Made (2017)
28:03A Ghost Story (2017)
34:30Battle of the Sexes (2017)
42:36Wind River (2017)
48:05Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
52:47Wrap-up

Show Notes
Frozen Fest 2018 List on Letterboxd
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 4: Bright and New Year’s Eve Hype

Episode 4

In episode 4 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant discovers why he has never cared for New Year’s Eve celebrations, and then gets into a review of Netflix’s new big budget film Bright, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.

00:43Introduction
01:00The Hype Around New Year’s Eve
05:26Review of Bright
26:37Wrap-up

Show Notes
The History of Magic

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Episode 3: Top 10 Films Watched in 2017 and Top 3 Disappointments

Episode 3

In this bonus episode of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant counts down the top ten films he watched in 2017. He also briefly talks about three 2017 films that really disappointed him.

00:43Introduction
08:52Number 10
11:09Number 9
12:50Number 8
16:14Number 7
19:39Number 6
21:22Number 5
25:31Number 4
29:06Number 3
31:21Number 2
34:34Number 1
38:40Wrap-up

Show Notes
Top 10 Films I Watched in 2017 list on Letterboxd

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Episode 2: Reviews for Mother and Detroit, and the Origin of Boxing Day

Episode 2

In episode 2 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant tries to get to the bottom of what Boxing Day actually is, and where it originated.

He then talks about two very divisive films – Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! and Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit.

00:42Introduction
00:56The Origin of Boxing Day
06:25Review: Mother!
22:35 Review: Detroit
37:03Wrap-up

Show Notes
Angelica Jade’s review of Detroit on rogerebert.com

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Mid-Movie Naps

Episode 1

In the inaugural episode of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant talks about where the idea for the podcast originated, and what listeners can expect in future episodes.

He then reviews Transformers: The Last Knight and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

One of these films required a nap-break midway through the screening. Listen to the podcast to find out which one it was!

00:34Introduction
02:02What is the Rouge Cinema?
06:07What is this podcast about?
10:03Review: Transformers: The Last Knight
20:39 Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
43:16Wrap-up

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