Episode 45: Skyscraper, Halloween, and Apostle

We’re well into October and Hemant is continuing with his horror movie theme for the month. In this episode he starts off with a couple of films he revisited. He ended up re-watching Rogue One: A Star Wars Story while running on his treadmill, and explains why he loves that film so much. He then briefly talks about Iron Man 2 and why that films still works for him.

It’s then onto the feature reviews for the week including Skyscraper the new Dwayne Johnson film that just hit bluray and Halloween, the 1978 genre defining film from John Carpenter. He wraps up the episode by sharing his thoughts on the new Netflix film that premiered at Fantastic Fest earlier this year, Apostle.

00:41Introduction
2:51From the Treadmill: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
11:19Revisiting Iron Man 2 (2010)
14:06Skyscraper (2018)
22:09Halloween (1978)
37:26Apostle (2018)
48:22Next Week
50:05Wrap-up

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Episode 43: Hold the Dark & Support the Girls

It’s been a few episodes since Hemant talked Star Wars. In episode 43 he reacts to some recent news regarding the “galaxy far, far, away”. He also re-watched Solo: A Star Wars Story which was just released on Bluray, so he chats a bit about the film, as well as some special features on the disk.

It’s then time for the two featured reviews for the week including Jeremy Saulnier’s latest film Hold the Dark, as well as the indie film Support the Girls from director Andrew Bujalski.

00:41Introduction
1:17What’s Going on with Star Wars?
7:36Revisiting Solo: A Star Wars Story and Bluray Special Features
15:14Hold the Dark (2018)
32:19Support the Girls (2018)
42:57Next Week
45:38Wrap-up

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Episode 42: The Predator & Mandy

Hemant ended up recording this episode a day late since he spent Monday night practicing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on his guitar. He still got the episode out on schedule, but he does take a moment to explain what this was all about.

He then gives some brief thoughts on the recent news of a John Clark series of films starring Michael B. Jordan, season 2 of American Vandal, and the first couple episodes of the new Netflix series Maniac from director Cary Joji Fukunaga.

It’s then time to dive into this week’s reviews of Shane Black’s latest film The Predator, and a bonkers film from Panos Cosmatos, Mandy.

00:41Introduction
1:20Guitar Lessons with My Son
4:06Tom Clancy’s John Clark Films
9:53American Vandal, Season 2
13:28Maniac, Season 1
18:17The Predator (2018)
47:23Mandy (2018)
1:00:25Next Week
1:03:08Wrap-up

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Episode 40: Hereditary & Den of Thieves

It’s hard to believe just how much stuff one can watch when they are at home sick for two days during the week. In episode 40 Hemant talks a bit about the first episode of the new Amazon Prime series The Purge, Season 1 of the Netflix Original series American Vandal, as well as Season 1 of The Sinner.

He also gives some brief thoughts on a first time watch of the 2005 film Pride & Prejudice, as well as re-watches of School of Rock, and Need for Speed.

It’s then time for in-depth reviews of the horror film Hereditary which was just released on Bluray, as well as the gritty crime drama Den of Thieves.

00:41Introduction
3:07The Purge – Season 1, Episode 1
7:19American Vandal, Season 1
10:58The Sinner, Season 1
16:58Pride & Prejudice (2005)
22:22School of Rock (2003)
26:51Need for Speed (2014)
31:54Hereditary (2018)
51:46Den of Thieves (2018)
1:05:05Preview of Episode 41
1:08:41Wrap-up

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Episode 39: Searching, Upgrade, Jack Ryan, Ozark, and More!

There’s a lot to cover in episode 39 of the Red 7 Movie Cast podcast. On this Labour Day long weekend, Hemant worked his way through season 2 of the Netflix Original series Ozark, season 1 of the Amazon Prime Original series Jack Ryan, and a few episodes of the first season of another Netflix Original series, The Innocents.

And for some reason he also watched the 1983 attack helicopter film Blue Thunder which he briefly gives his thoughts on.

It’s then time to dive into the sci-fi action film Upgrade which just recently hit Bluray and VOD, as well as Searching, the debut film by director Aneesh Chaganty that just opened in theaters this weekend.

00:41Introduction
1:18Ozark, Season 2
9:32Jack Ryan, Season 1
19:08The Innocents, Season 1
21:26Blue Thunder (1983)
25:35Upgrade (2018)
38:47Searching (2018)
50:56Preview of Episode 40
52:11Wrap-up

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Episode 37: Crazy Rich Asians & Extinction

In episode 37 Hemant talks a bit about a hectic week at the office where his team was pushing to get their new product out into production for a new client. He then chats a bit about how he is planning to start dabbling in some personal video projects again after neglecting that hobby for far too long.

He also briefly touches on three movies he re-visited this past week including Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!!, Ant-Man, and the remake of The Taking of Pelham 123.

He wraps up the episode with his feature reviews of the new Netflix original sci-fi film Extinction, and the hot new romantic comedy that just hit theaters, Crazy Rich Asians.

00:42Introduction
1:24Hectic Work Week
3:22Dabbling in Video Projects
6:45Revisiting Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
12:09Revisiting Ant-Man (2015)
14:41Revisiting The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
17:19Extinction (2018)
29:12Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
50:45Preview of Episode 38
52:17Wrap-up

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Episode 26: Red Sparrow and Some Ranting

In Episode 26 of the Red 7 Movie Cast Hemant discusses some interesting articles that he came across over the last week including the importance of seeing a film in a theater, Solo: A Star Wars Story projection issues, toxic fandom, and a new multiplex in his neighborhood.

He also briefly gives his thoughts on Season 1 of the new Netflix series, Lost in Space.

It’s then onto a discussion of the new Francis Lawrence film, Red Sparrow.

00:41Introduction
2:57The Importance of Seeing a Film in a Theater
7:36Solo: A Star Wars Story Cinematography and Projection Problems
10:50New Landmark Theater in the Neighborhood
15:23Toxic Fandom is the Worst
21:22Lost in Space, Season 1
27:34Red Sparrow (2018)
57:56Preview of Episode 27
59:19Wrap-up

Why Movie Theaters are Still Good from ScreenCrush

Solo: A Star Wars Story Projection Issues from SlashFilm

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Episode 24: The Shape of Water and a 7 Year Old’s Review of Black Panther

In Episode 24 of the Red 7 Movie Cast podcast Hemant gives his initial impression of season 2 of the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. He’s only 6 episodes in, but that doesn’t stop him from filling you in on what he likes and doesn’t like, so far.

It’s then onto some Star Wars news where he discusses the recent reveal of Land Calrissian being pansexual. Hemant talks about why he thinks this is such a positive move for a franchise that is so beloved to him.

It’s then onto a very special review of Black Panther where Hemant’s seven year old son Brighton joins him to share his thoughts on watching the film for the first time.

Hemant then wraps up the the episode with a look at the latest Guillermo del Toro film which won a Best Picture and a Best Director Oscar this year, The Shape of Water.

00:41Introduction
1:28Thoughts on the first 6 Episodes of 13 Reasons Why, Season 2
7:39Big News about Lando Calrissian
14:03Black Panther (2018) with Special Guest, Brighton Naidu
30:40The Shape of Water (2017)
46:12Preview of Episode 25
47:07Wrap-up

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Screenwriter Says Lando is Pansexual
Brighton’s YouTube Channel – Beejona 306

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