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In a time when film criticism is as provocative as ever, Feelin’ Film ventures to change the discussion from what we hate about a film to what we love about it. We judge more on emotional experience than technical merit. Every movie makes us feel something.
Connecting With Classics 002: Casablanca
Feb 16 • 78 min
Here in Episode 2 of “Connecting With Classics”, Aaron, Don, and guest host Josh from LSG Media’s Science Fiction Film Podcast celebrate Valentine’s Day by discussing a film that is considered one of the greatest love stories ever told.
Episode 97: Miracle
Feb 11 • 86 min
The 2018 Winter Olympics are in full swing as we get together to discuss a film about one of the greatest upsets in sports history, the United States victory over Russia in the 1980 Winter Olympics - the “Miracle on Ice.”
Episode 96: I, Tonya
Feb 4 • 99 min
This week we start our two-week long celebration of the Winter Olympics by chatting about I, Tonya, the new mockumentary style film from director Craig Gillespie.
Episode 95: Full Metal Jacket
Jan 28 • 138 min
Our final week of Kubrick Month has arrived and we wrap things up by having a conversation about the movie that gave us the great director’s take on the Vietnam War.
Minisode 37: District 9
Jan 26 • 45 min
Every once in a great while a film comes along with science fiction ideas that are fresh and reinvigorating to the genre. Director Neill Blomkamp’s feature film, District 9, is just that, blending science fiction, satire, and social commentary with incred
Episode 94: Dr. Strangelove
Jan 21 • 75 min
It’s Week 3 of Kubrick Month and we turn our attention to the director’s version of comedy. Dark, satirical comedy as it may be.
Connecting With Classics 001: All the President’s Men
Jan 17 • 51 min
Welcome, listeners new and old, to the first episode of our new series - Connecting With Classics.
Episode 93: 2001: A Space Odyssey
Jan 16 • 70 min
This week we continue Kubrick Month by looking at the director’s science fiction masterpiece.
Minisode 36: The Post
Jan 11 • 53 min
We’ve gotten together to talk about Steven Spielberg’s newest film, The Post, a dramatization of the Washington Post’s publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971, which exposed government secrets and lies about the Vietnam War. With a cast led by supe
Episode 92: The Shining
Jan 8 • 104 min
Happy kick-off to Kubrick Month, listeners. In this first episode of 2018 we begin our celebration of the director by discussing his masterful horror film, The Shining. Also on this episode are reviews of Insidious: The Last Key and Paddington 2.
Episode 91: The Greatest Showman
Dec 28, 2017 • 87 min
We wanted to open up 2018 with a bang, so we called in That Guy Named John from the About to Review podcast to have a lively discussion with us about Hugh Jackman’s new circus musical.
Minisode 35: 2017 Year in Review
Dec 28, 2017 • 126 min
In this special SPOILER FREE “minisode,” we wrap up the year by discussing some of our favorite things about 2017.
Episode 90: Arthur Christmas
Dec 24, 2017 • 54 min
It’s all about Santa’s extended family and a modern Christmas for our holiday episode this year and we hope this episode finds you smiling as much as we did during the 2011 British adventure comedy, ARTHUR CHRISTMAS.
Minisode 34: Gremlins
Dec 22, 2017 • 39 min
This month’s donor pick choice was kind of a surprise to both of us, but our listeners spoke and we listened, so here we are, ready to talk Joe Dante’s 1984 sci-fi/horror/comedy/camp film… GREMLINS.
Episode 89: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Dec 18, 2017 • 125 min
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has arrived, and it is proving to be extremely divisive, as critics laud Rian Johnson’s film despite many fans coming away disappointed.
Minisode 33: Your Name (Kimi no Na Wa)
Dec 15, 2017 • 69 min
For this special minisode we are covering a film that blew us away on our first viewings.
Episode 88: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Dec 10, 2017 • 68 min
With the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi right around the corner, we take a look back at the first film in this newest trilogy.
Episode 87: Coco
Dec 3, 2017 • 82 min
We discuss how Coco makes us feel and also talk about Kedi, a wonderful documentary about the cats roaming the streets of Istanbul and the people who love them.
Minisode 32: Three Kings
Dec 1, 2017 • 43 min
Dark-comedy, scathing political satire, drama about human nature, or all of the above?
Episode 86: The Edge of Seventeen
Nov 26, 2017 • 95 min
Feelin’ Film writer Jeremy Calcara joins us for a discussion about one of our favorite coming-of-age films.
Episode 85: Justice League
Nov 19, 2017 • 132 min
Andrew B. Dyce of Screenrant joins the fellas for some discussion on the newest entry into the DC Extended Universe.
Minisode 31: Murder on the Orient Express
Nov 16, 2017 • 41 min
In this minisode we discuss Agatha Christie’s often adapted book to film, Murder on the Orient Express, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh.
Episode 84: Thor: Ragnarok
Nov 12, 2017 • 78 min
For this week’s episode we find ourselves leaving travelling with the mighty Thor on his third solo adventure.
Episode 83: Black Hawk Down
Nov 5, 2017 • 113 min
This week, in honor of Veteran’s Day, we are talking what we consider to be one of the most affecting war movies ever made, Black Hawk Down.
Episode 82: The Blair Witch Project
Oct 30, 2017 • 110 min
For our 2017 Halloween episode, we are discussing the 1999 cult classic film that launched the found footage genre.
Minisode 30: Scream
Oct 27, 2017 • 51 min
For October’s Donor Pick Episode we’re discussing Wes Craven’s masterpiece that revived the slasher genre in the 90’s.
Episode 81: The Thing
Oct 22, 2017 • 74 min
On this week’s episode we cover our first of three scary movies for this October.
Episode 80: The Princess Bride
Oct 15, 2017 • 85 min
Have fun stormin’ the castle with us this week as we discuss The Princess Bride.
Episode 79: Blade Runner 2049
Oct 9, 2017 • 106 min
For the second week in a row we’ve got replicant fever and are trying to answer that nagging question, “Do androids dream of electric sheep?”
Episode 78: Blade Runner
Oct 2, 2017 • 96 min
All Those Moments…
Minisode 29: Watchmen
Sep 29, 2017 • 66 min
Aaron & Patch are joined by That Guy Named John from the About to Review Podcast for this September Donor Pick Minisode.
Minisode 28: mother!
Sep 25, 2017 • 65 min
Sometimes you’ve just gotta talk it out.
Episode 77: The Outsiders
Sep 24, 2017 • 76 min
We’ve reached the penultimate episode of book-to-movie month. This week we’re tackling the Francis Ford Coppola adaptation of S.E. Hinton’s classic novel, The Outsiders.
Feelin’ It: The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Sep 20, 2017 • 22 min
(SPOILER-FREE) Mike Ward from Should I See It joins Aaron to give their impressions about The LEGO Ninjago Movie.
Episode 76: Silver Linings Playbook
Sep 17, 2017 • 75 min
It’s week three of our book-to-movie series here in September and in this episode we are discussing the 2012 David O. Russell adaptation of Matthew Quick’s hit novel.
Minisode 27: It
Sep 10, 2017 • 47 min
IT just so happens that a particular box office smash of a horror film is opening during our book-to-movie month and IT fits our theme perfectly.
Episode 75: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Sep 10, 2017 • 68 min
It’s week two of class in our book-to-movie month, and this episode we are discussing a film we both have an extreme affection for.
Episode 74: Jurassic Park
Sep 4, 2017 • 84 min
We kick off book-to-movie month with arguably the best summer blockbuster ever made.
Minisode 26: Rudy
Aug 30, 2017 • 49 min
We celebrate the kick-off of football season by discussing Rudy, our August Donor Pick.
BONUS: Tokyo Ghoul S1
Aug 29, 2017 • 55 min
This is a re-release of an episode that was recorded for the now defunct podcast Feelin’ Film Plus.
Episode 73: 12 Angry Men
Aug 27, 2017 • 84 min
In this episode, we examine a film considered to be a classic but which also has a huge amount of relevance in today’s cultural landscape.
Episode 72: Waterworld
Aug 20, 2017 • 94 min
This week we’re joined by returning special guest Andrew Dyce of Screenrant.com to talk about mutants, mariners, drifters, smokers, and more.
Episode 71: TRON: Legacy
Aug 13, 2017 • 96 min
We welcome back the boys from Retro Rewind Podcast this week to have a conversation about a movie that we all have great affection for.
Feelin’ It: Annabelle: Creation
Aug 9, 2017 • 13 min
(SPOILER FREE) Aaron and Ryan walk out of the theater and go straight into a conversation about their thoughts on Annabelle: Creation.
Episode 70: Kubo and the Two Strings
Aug 7, 2017 • 70 min
This week we are talking about one of our biggest theater regrets of 2016.
Minisode 24: Detroit
Jul 31, 2017 • 77 min
(SPOILER-FREE FIRST 17 MINUTES) Don and E-man join Aaron to discuss Kathryn Bigelow’s newest film about the 1967 Detroit riots and Algiers Motel incident.
Minisode 25: Safety Not Guaranteed
Jul 31, 2017 • 44 min
July’s Donor Pick Episode is here and FF contributor Steve Clifton joins us to talk about a movie he loves.
Episode 69: Mr. Mom
Jul 31, 2017 • 95 min
This week we are absent one dad and joined by two others as Don Shanahan and Jeremy Calcara join Patrick for a lively discussion about the 1983 classic Mr. Mom.
Minisode 23: The Faculty
Jul 28, 2017 • 38 min
June’s Donor Pick episode is finally here, just in time for August.
Feelin’ It: Atomic Blonde
Jul 26, 2017 • 16 min
Aaron and Ryan share their thoughts on the neon 80’s Cold War action spy film starring Charlize Theron.
Episode 68: Dunkirk
Jul 23, 2017 • 84 min
War film? Rescue film? Horror film? Or all three?
Feelin’ It: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Jul 20, 2017 • 22 min
Visionary director Luc Besson returns to the big screen with a beautiful sci-fi epic.
Episode 67: War For the Planet of the Apes
Jul 17, 2017 • 89 min
DAWN has come and we RISE to the occasion of discussing one of 2017’s best films.
Episode 66: Spider-Man: Homecoming
Jul 10, 2017 • 82 min
This week we’re excited to be talking about our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man and his triumphant return to Marvel storytelling control.
Feelin’ It: A Ghost Story
Jul 5, 2017 • 18 min
(SPOILER FREE) We do our best to tell you what A Ghost Story is, and isn’t, so that you can decide if it’s worth your time.
Episode 65: Baby Driver
Jul 2, 2017 • 70 min
Join us this week for a unique and special recording of the Feelin’ Film Podcast as we record live side-by-side for the first time ever.
Feelin’ It: The Beguiled
Jun 28, 2017 • 17 min
(SPOILER FREE) Aaron & Don give their thoughts on this wickedly entertaining remake from Sofia Coppola.
Episode 64: Pacific Rim
Jun 24, 2017 • 81 min
It’s Transformers week, so we’re covering an even better giant robot movie.
Episode 63: Field of Dreams
Jun 18, 2017 • 86 min
Father’s Day and baseball go together like Heaven and Iowa.
Episode 62: The Social Network
Jun 11, 2017 • 94 min
The story of Facebook, sort of.
Feelin’ It: Cars 3
Jun 11, 2017 • 21 min
(SPOILER FREE) Is Cars 3 a worthy sequel and worth seeing this summer?
Episode 61: Wonder Woman
Jun 5, 2017 • 120 min
We go for the team-up this week by calling in Andrew Dyce for this special episode on DC’s newest entry into their comic book film universe.
Feelin’ It: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Jun 1, 2017 • 15 min
Welcome to our spoiler-free review where we talk about the newest DreamWorks Animation film, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.
Episode 60: Cinderella
May 28, 2017 • 74 min
“Have courage, and be kind” is advice that resonates throughout Disney’s 2015 live-action adaptation of this animated classic.
Minisode 22: The Lion King
May 26, 2017 • 50 min
We are excited to talk about one of Disney’s most timeless tales for May’s Donor Pick episode.
Episode 59: Almost Famous
May 21, 2017 • 71 min
We’re coming-of-age this week with a conversation about one of the greats.
Feelin’ It: Alien: Covenant
May 16, 2017 • 20 min
RUN. PRAY. HIDE. Our spoiler-free review of Alien: Covenant is here and hopefully will help you decide if it’s worth seeing.
Episode 58: 13 Reasons Why
May 15, 2017 • 76 min
This week, on episode 58, we are deviating from the Film aspect of the show and diving into something that gripped us both on the Feelin’ part of our viewing experience.
New Show Announcement: Feelin’ Film Plus
May 8, 2017 • 5 min
Where our passions lead to conversation.
Episode 57: Top Gun
May 7, 2017 • 61 min
This week we are flying into the danger zone for a discussion about Top Gun.
Episode 56: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
May 5, 2017 • 82 min
It’s The Fast & Furious, in spaaaaaaaace.
Episode 55: The Circle
Apr 30, 2017 • 85 min
This week we discuss the dangers of modernization at the heart of The Circle.
Minisode 21: Ex Machina
Apr 28, 2017 • 52 min
wide margin picked this stunning sci-fi directorial debut from 2015 - Ex Machina.
Minisode 20: Alien Franchise
Apr 26, 2017 • 95 min
In celebration of Alien Day, we have assembled a ragtag crew of horror fanatics and podcasters for a roundtable discussion about Alien and the franchise it has spawned.
Feelin’ It: Born in China
Apr 20, 2017 • 7 min
andas, and monkeys, and snow leopards, oh my!
Minisode 19: Summer Movie Challenge (2017)
Apr 20, 2017 • 75 min
It’s that time again to make box office predictions for the Summer Movie Challenge.
Episode 54: The Fate of the Furious
Apr 17, 2017 • 106 min
This week we are podcasting a quarter-mile at a time with Dominic Toretto’s ever-expanding crew in The Fate of the Furious.
Minisode 18: Colossal
Apr 13, 2017 • 47 min
Colossal is every bit a monster movie, but it’s not the monster movie you expect.
Episode 53: Frailty
Apr 10, 2017 • 87 min
This week we give Bill Paxton one more tribute by talking about his incredible directorial debut and performance in Frailty.
Feelin’ It: Smurfs: The Lost Village
Apr 7, 2017 • 9 min
A short spoiler-free review of Smurfs: The Lost Village, to help you decide if it’s worth seeing.
Episode 52: The Notebook
Apr 3, 2017 • 88 min
We boldly go where Feelin’ Film has not gone before - into the romance zone.
Minisode 17: Tombstone
Mar 30, 2017 • 52 min
March’s Donor Pick episode is a favorite of ours and gives us a reason to praise the late, great Bill Paxton as well.
Episode 51: Life
Mar 27, 2017 • 77 min
This week we are talking about the newest film from the writers of Zombieland and Deadpool, starring Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson, among others.
Feelin’ It: The Zookeeper’s Wife
Mar 20, 2017 • 9 min
A short spoiler-free review of The Zookeeper’s Wife, to help you decide if it’s worth seeing.
Episode 50: Beauty and the Beast
Mar 19, 2017 • 80 min
In this landmark 50th episode, we discuss Disney’s newest live-action remake, Beauty and the Beast.
Episode 49: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Mar 13, 2017 • 75 min
This week we are covering the second of our two listener chosen episodes based on voting compiled from films recommended using the #FeelThisFilm hashtag.
Minisode 16: Kong: Skull Island
Mar 9, 2017 • 48 min
Don Shanahan joins the show for a discussion about the return of Kong to the big screen.
Episode 48: Logan
Mar 6, 2017 • 124 min
In this episode we discuss Logan, what could be the final chapter in Hugh Jackman’s incredible run as Marvel comic superhero Wolverine.
Minisode 15: Get Out
Mar 2, 2017 • 57 min
In this minisode, horror correspondent Blake Collier joins the show to discuss Get Out, the new hit film from freshman director Jordan Peele.
Episode 47: 2017 Oscar & Feeler’s Choice Reaction
Feb 28, 2017 • 121 min
Aaron is joined by two new Feelin’ Film writing contributors, Steve Clifton and Don Shanahan, to give our reactions to the 2017 Oscars and also the first ever listener voted on Feeler’s Choice Awards.
Minisode 14: Manchester by the Sea
Feb 24, 2017 • 50 min
In this minisode we’ll be discussing the multiple Oscar nominated film, Manchester by the Sea.
Special Announcement: Patreon Launch
Feb 21, 2017 • 2 min
Thank you so much for listening. If you’d like to partner with us by pledging your support, please visit https://www.patreon.com/FeelinFilm and choose the reward tier that works best for you. The first bonus episode is already there! …
Episode 46: The Last of the Mohicans
Feb 20, 2017 • 95 min
This week we are discussing Michael Mann’s collaboration with Daniel Day Lewis, the frontier epic, The Last of the Mohicans.
Episode 45: The LEGO Batman Movie
Feb 13, 2017 • 88 min
We are extremely happy to be talking about the latest cinematic adventure of The Dark Knight this week, in all its blocky glory.
Episode 44: Interstellar
Feb 5, 2017 • 140 min
Here in Episode 44, we are wrapping up our five-week journey of #NolanMonth by discussing his most recent film, Interstellar, with special guest and friend of the show Andrew Dyce of Screenrant.
Minisode 13: Silence
Feb 2, 2017 • 61 min
Silence is a complicated film.
Episode 43: Inception
Jan 29, 2017 • 106 min
It’s week four of #NolanMonth and revisiting many of Christopher Nolan’s great films has been a joy, but this one hit us harder than we remembered.
Episode 42: The Dark Knight
Jan 22, 2017 • 85 min
This week we get to talk about what is arguably the greatest comic book film of all-time, The Dark Knight.
Minisode 12: A Monster Calls
Jan 20, 2017 • 50 min
In this minisode we cover a film that deals with some incredibly tough themes such as grieving and the need for empathy.
Episode 41: Memento
Jan 15, 2017 • 87 min
We have this condition, you see… It’s week two of #NolanMonth and in this episode we do our best to remember what we thought of Christopher Nolan’s feature film debut, Memento.