Episode 51: The Meg

In this episode Hemant talks a bit about taking his son to see the Joe Dante classic from 1984, Gremlins, and how they plan to start up a podcast together. He also has recently finished season 1 of The Purge TV series, and gives his final verdict on it.

It’s then onto the feature review of the week, 2018’s The Meg from director Jon Turteltaub starring Jason Statham.

00:41Introduction
2:31Gremlins (1984) and a New Podcast?
5:45The Purge – Season 1
8:24The Meg (2018)
24:43Next Week
25:25Wrap-up

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Episode 49: The Shining

Over the last week and a half Hemant has been fighting off a bad cold. During this time he has spent a lot of time on the couch, revisiting a number of different films. He doesn’t dive very deep into talking about them, but he does give his brief thoughts on them.

He also discusses some exciting news about some unlikely TV series that are in development, including a new Star Wars series featuring the Rogue One character Cassian Andor, as well as a TV series adaptation of the 1985 Joe Dante film Explorers.

This episode wraps up with an in-depth discussion of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, as Hemant continues his exploration of this iconic director’s work.

00:41Introduction
4:42Explorers TV Series in Development
10:08Star Wars Cassian Andor TV Series in Development
15:22From the Treadmill & the Couch
15:51The Skeleton Key (2005)
18:37Interstellar (2014)
20:54Event Horizon (1997)
22:09Semi-Pro (2008)
24:12Push (2009)
28:53The Shining (1980)
1:05:05Next Week
1:07:55Wrap-up

Explorers TV Series in Development on SlashFilm

Cassian Andor Star Wars TV Series in Development on StarWars.com

The Shining: Danny’s Ordeal and the bear costumed man by Rob Ager

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Episode 33: You Were Never Really Here & Thoroughbreds

In Episode 33 of the Red 7 Movie Cast podcast Hemant gives the lowdown on his recent family vacation to Jasper National Park in the beautiful Canadian Rockies, and discusses his heartbreak and excitement around the blockbuster trade between the Toronto Raptors and the San Antonio Spurs. He also gives his opinion about seasons 1 and 2 of the Amazon Prime series Goliath starring Billy Bob Thornton, which he somehow managed to binge.

He then shares his thoughts on 2 films he watched this past week including You Were Never Really Here from director Lynne Ramsay and starring Joaquin Phoenix. This was film #16 on his 52 Films Directed by Women project.

He wraps up the episode with Thoroughbreds from director Cory Finley starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, and Anton Yelchin.

00:41Introduction
1:19Family Vacation in the Canadian Rockies
18:38Toronto Raptors/San Antonio Spurs Blockbuster Trade
23:27Goliath, Season 1 and 2 (Amazon Studios Original)
32:24Sneaky Pete (Amazon Studios Original)
33:24You Were Never Really Here (2017)
51:28Thoroughbreds (2017)
1:04:09Preview of Episode 34
1:07:11Wrap-up

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