Episode 18: Molly’s Game, Coco, and Cannes vs Netflix

In episode 18 of The Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant briefly talks about how the NBA Playoffs are monopolizing his time, and then weighs in on how Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival are flexing their muscles while jockeying to define what a film is.

He then dives into this week’s reviews of Aaron Sorkin’s new film Molly’s Game and Coco, the winner of this year’s Best Animated Feature Film at the Academy Awards.

00:41Introduction
1:08The NBA Playoffs Have Taken Over My Life!
2:09Cannes vs. Netflix
16:38Molly’s Game (2017)
34:55Coco (2017)
48:13Preview of Episode 19
48:55Wrap-up

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Episode 17: Flight of the Navigator, LieMAX, and Hello Fresh

In episode 17 of The Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant binges Season 2 of the Crackle series Startup, and gets a little bit more invested in Far Cry 5 for the PS4.

He also talks about a new IMAX theater coming to his city. But is it true IMAX, or the notorious Digital IMAX known as LieMAX?

He then talks about his experience with Hello Fresh after being gifted a free week by his friends.

Then it’s on to a review of the 1986 Disney classic, Flight of the Navigator.

00:41Introduction
1:24Startup – Season 2 (2017)
7:10More Far Cry 5 (Playstation 4)
13:14Is Hello Fresh for me?
23:48IMAX or LieMAX?
28:40Flight of the Navigator (1986)
56:48Preview of Episode 18
58:51Wrap-up

Show Notes
Films My Sons Need to See List on Letterboxd
How Do I Know If My IMAX Theatre is Real 70mm IMAX or lieMAX (Digital IMAX)?

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Episode 16: Ready Player One, Sleeping with Other People, and Far Cry 5

In episode 16 of The Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant talks about the new video game that he’s been playing, Far Cry 5, and why he found himself so drawn to it. He then talks about the The Last Jedi documentary The Director and the Jedi, and then confesses about binging Season 1 of Startup in one day.

Then it’s time to talk about the new Steven Spielberg film Ready Player One that just opened in theaters, before wrapping up the episode with the 12th film on his 52 Films Directed by Women project, Sleeping with Other People.

00:41Introduction
1:05Far Cry 5 (Playstation 4)
10:13The Director and the Jedi (2018)
17:37Startup – Season 1 (2016)
23:10Ready Player One (2018)
57:34Sleeping with Other People (2015)
1:07:00Preview of Episode 17
1:08:00Wrap-up

Show Notes
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 15: Thor: Ragnarok, The Karate Kid, The Beguiled, and Michelle Obama

In episode 15 of The Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant starts off the podcast chatting about seeing Michelle Obama during her speaking tour, and how the citizens of his city don’t know how to arrive at an event on time. He also gives his brief thoughts on a concert he watched on Netflix, Hans Zimmer Live in Prague.

It’s then time to get into the week’s reviews, including Thor: Ragnarok, the 80s classic The Karate Kid, and The Beguiled, film #11 on his 52 Films Directed by Women project.

00:41Introduction
1:08An Evening with Michelle Obama
10:21Hans Zimmer Live in Prague (2017)
14:48Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
33:20The Karate Kid (1984)
45:05The Beguiled (2017)
55:07Preview of Episode 16
50:40Wrap-up

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

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Episode 14: Justice League, Lady Bird, and Foot Follies

In episode 14 of The Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant gives an update on the foot injury he suffered while on vacation in the Bahamas, how he’s been dealing with the pain, and how it’s destroyed his running routine.

After the pity party he gets into his reviews of Justice League, the newest addition to the DC Extended Universe, and Lady Bird, film #10 in his 52 Films Directed by Women project.

00:41Introduction
1:13Foot Follies
6:44Justice League (2017)
35:46Lady Bird (2017)
49:38Preview of Episode 15
50:06Wrap-up

Show Notes
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 13: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Sunshine Cleaning, Bluray vs. Digital, and the Bahamas

Episode 13 of the Red 7 Movie Cast arrives a week late since Hemant was off vacationing in the sunny Bahamas for 10 days.

In this episode he comes clean as to why he still buys Blurays and will continue to stay away from going down the digital download path, and then discusses the ups and downs of his recent family vacation to the Bahamas.

He then moves into a review of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, the winner of two Academy awards starring Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell.

2008’s Sunshine Cleaning is next on the docket and is the 9th film in Hemant’s 52 Films Directed by Women Project.

00:41Introduction
3:11Physical vs. Digital Media
10:26A Vacation in the Bahamas
17:15Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
32:18Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
45:17Preview of Episode 14
46:20Wrap-up

Show Notes
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 12: Annihilation, Mute, and Thirteen

In episode 12 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant gets right into this week’s film reviews.

First off he talks about the new Duncan Jones film Mute which premiered this past weekend on Netflix.

He then moves into a review of Annihilation, Alex Garland’s new film that also opened this weekend.

He wraps up the trifecta with the 8th film in his 52 Films Directed by Women Project, Thirteen, the 2003 film by Catherine Hardwicke.

00:41Introduction
1:19Mute (2018)
21:29Annihilation (2018)
44:17Thirteen (2003)
57:51Preview of Episode 13
58:24Wrap-up

Show Notes
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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Episode 11: Black Panther, The Ritual, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and the Cobra Kai Trailer

In episode 11 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant gets excited about the trailer for the upcoming YouTube web series, Cobra Kai.

Then after revealing why he wasn’t able to see the original Karate Kid in theaters when he was a kid, he gets into this week’s reviews of the new Netflix film The Ritual, the classic teen comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and the newest Marvel blockbuster Black Panther.

00:41Introduction
0:57Thoughts on the new Cobra Kai YouTube web series trailer
6:44Introduction to the films this week
6:58The Ritual (2017)
18:49Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
31:15Black Panther (2018)
56:10Preview of Episode 12
56:55Wrap-up

Show Notes
Cobra Kai Trailer
52 Films Directed by Women List on Letterboxd

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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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