Feelin' Film

Feelin' Film

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Feelin’ Film exists to discuss what we love about film. We judge more on emotional experience than technical merit. Every movie makes us feel something.


Episode 242: The Martian
Aug 4 • 83 min
Episode 241: Mean Girls
Jul 31 • 67 min
Episode 240: Furious 7
Jul 27 • 90 min
Episode 239: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Jul 24 • 75 min
Episode 238: Greyhound
Jul 10 • 56 min
FF+ Cyber Shorts VR Film Festival Creator & Winner Interviews
Jul 8 • 69 min
Episode 237: Fast and Furious 6
Jul 6 • 96 min
Episode 236: The Rock
Jul 3 • 72 min
Episode 235: Fast Five
Jun 29 • 96 min
Episode 234: Fast and Furious
Jun 23 • 79 min
Episode 233: Da 5 Bloods
Jun 12 • 97 min
Episode 232: 2 Fast 2 Furious
Jun 8 • 59 min
Episode 231: The Fast and the Furious
Jun 5 • 79 min
Episode 230: The Lovebirds
May 22 • 43 min
Episode 229: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
May 18 • 85 min
FF Black Label - “It’s Because of Slavery”
May 14 • 110 min
Episode 228: The Amazing Spider-Man
May 11 • 93 min
Episode 227: Bad Education
May 4 • 66 min
Episode 226: Minority Report
May 1 • 73 min
FF Black Label - Catching Up With the Black Label
Apr 29 • 60 min
Episode 225: Whiplash
Apr 27 • 65 min
Episode 224: The Rhythm Section
Apr 20 • 52 min
Episode 223: Rounders
Apr 13 • 68 min
Episode 222: The Adventures of Tintin
Apr 6 • 63 min
Episode 221: A League of Their Own
Mar 29 • 73 min
ANNOUNCEMENT: Scheduling Update
Mar 15 • 7 min
FF Black Label - Representation/Intersectionality
Mar 13 • 105 min
Episode 220: Onward
Mar 8 • 54 min
FF Black Label - Black Cinema: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Mar 4 • 69 min
Episode 219: The Invisible Man
Mar 2 • 76 min
Episode 218: Moonlight
Feb 27 • 72 min
Episode 217: If Beale Street Could Talk
Feb 24 • 84 min
FF Black Label - Ask the Black Label
Feb 20 • 64 min
FF Black Label - Combatting Tropes in the Movies
Feb 13 • 71 min
Episode 216: 2020 Oscars/Feeler’s Choice Awards Recap
Feb 10 • 86 min
FF+ 2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films & Oscar Predictions
Feb 5 • 96 min
Episode 215: 5 Centimeters Per Second
Feb 3 • 65 min
FF Black Label - Introduction
Jan 29 • 54 min
Episode 214: The Garden of Words
Jan 27 • 62 min
Episode 213: Parasite
Jan 24 • 84 min
Episode 212: Weathering With You
Jan 20 • 93 min
FF+ SGT Stubby with Jordan Beck
Jan 16 • 61 min
Episode 211: 1917
Jan 13 • 69 min
This week’s episode covers Sam Mendes’ new war film that is famously made with the illusion of taking place as one continuous shot. The technical mastery in filmmaking craft is evident throughout, but does this immersive and intense rush through the…
Episode 210: The Place Promised in Our Early Days
Jan 9 • 63 min
We kick-off our fourth annual Director Month with the first feature-length film from one of our favorite animation directors, Makoto Shinkai. Much like Christopher Nolan, Shinkai has a keen sense for modern science fiction, but he also weaves romance,…
Episode 209: 2019 Year in Review
Jan 6 • 138 min
We close the book on 2019’s year in film with our annual end of year special, where we cover a multitude of topics and share highlights (and lowlights) from the year. We also spend the opening portion of this episode recapping the 2020 Golden Globe…
Episode 208: Die Hard
Dec 31, 2019 • 68 min
For December’s Donor Pick episode we tackle a Christmas classic and discuss what makes this action spectacular tower above the competition. Die Hard Review - 0:00:57 The Connecting Point - 0:57:19 Follow & Subscribe Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter…
Episode 207: Little Women
Dec 30, 2019 • 95 min
All adaptations are not created equal and this week we discuss one of the best, Greta Gerwig’s new take on Louisa May Alcott’s book. With a modern flair, a meta twist, and the best ensemble cast of the year, this version of Little Women warmed our hearts…
Episode 206: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Dec 23, 2019 • 103 min
We chat about the final film in the epic Skywalker Saga. Does it satisfy? Does it entertain? Do we want more? Just like this film, there is a lot stuffed into our conversation as we work through our conflicted feelings for Episode IX. Star Wars: The Rise…
Episode 205: Bombshell
Dec 20, 2019 • 87 min
Potentially lost in the shuffle of big-name releases this Christmas is one of the most important films of the year, and also one of our favorites. We chat about this riveting story of toxic sexism and how brave women at Fox News took down its infamous…
Episode 204: Miracle on 34th Street
Dec 16, 2019 • 64 min
This year’s Christmas movie conversation takes us all the way back to 1947, giving us the chance to discuss faith, its impact on lives, and what it looks like when examined in a court of public opinion. Miracle on 34th Street Review - 00:01:40 The…
Episode 203: Marriage Story
Dec 9, 2019 • 109 min
It’s time to get real and raw, as this week we chat about Noah Baumbach’s impressive, devastating new feature film. We are strong believers in the emotional impact films can have and this one hits as hard as any in a long time. Marriage Story Review -…
Episode 202: Knives Out
Dec 2, 2019 • 67 min
This week we’re joined by film critic Kolby Mac to discuss Rian Johnson’s crowd-pleasing whodunit murder mystery. We compare its signature detective to iconic ones of the past, talk about the use of immigration as a theme, recount our incredibly fun…
Episode 201: The Shawshank Redemption
Nov 29, 2019 • 82 min
Our donor pick episode for November, the month we chose to discuss movie friendships, was a perfect choice. We talk rehabilitation, institutionalization, bravery, freedom, and above all, hope. The Shawshank Redemption Review - 0:01:53 The Connecting Point…
Episode 200.3: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Nov 28, 2019 • 77 min
Wrapping up our 200th episode celebration, we discuss how this film is an origin story for Indiana Jones, and then generally gush while giving all of the reasons why this is our favorite entry in the series. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Review -…
Episode 200.2: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Nov 27, 2019 • 64 min
Continuing our journey through the greatest adventurer’s film trilogy, we compare the structure of this prequel to the film that came before it, admire a special relationship Indiana forms, and discuss whether or not this is a racially insensitive story.…
Episode 200.1: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Nov 26, 2019 • 106 min
Happy 200th episode to us! In celebration, we are once again covering a favorite trilogy, beginning with this conversation about an adventure movie that would go on to define an entire genre and one that gave us an iconic hero for all-time. Raiders of the…
FF+ Frozen 2, Honey Boy, Waves, and Little Women
Nov 25, 2019 • 50 min
For this week’s FF+, Seattle film critic Paul Carlson of Escape Into Film joins the show to discuss four wildly different new and upcoming film releases. New For You Frozen 2 - 0:01:52 Honey Boy - 0:15:13 Waves - 0:23:36 Little Women - 0:33:51 Follow &…
Episode 199: The Peanut Butter Falcon
Nov 24, 2019 • 78 min
This week we are joined by Don Shanahan from Every Movie Has a Lesson to discuss the sleeper hit of 2019, a movie that has found its way into each of our hearts. There’s a wealth of emotional and thematic elements to explore and we enjoy sharing how this…
Episode 198: Ford v Ferrari
Nov 18, 2019 • 75 min
We love biopics, and this week we’re excited to chat about director James Mangold’s newest that tells the story of the events leading up to and including the 1966 LeMans 24-hour race. With strong relationships throughout, the film gives us plenty to…
Episode 197: Midway
Nov 11, 2019 • 70 min
We celebrate Veterans Day this year with our second military film, Roland Emmerich’s newest blockbuster retelling of The Battle of Midway. Kevin Brackett from Reel Spoilers joins Aaron for a heartfelt conversation about the importance of historical…
Episode 196: Memphis Belle
Nov 3, 2019 • 94 min
In this first of two episodes celebrating Veterans Day and honoring great achievements during World War II, contributor Don Shanahan from Every Movie Has a Lesson joins us to discuss a film that recounts the incredible success of a particular B-17 bombing…
Episode 195: Ghostbusters (1984)
Oct 30, 2019 • 52 min
For our annual Halloween-inspired spooky episode, we discuss a fantasy comedy classic responsible for iconic imagery and dialogue and with a unique premise that makes it something truly special. Ghostbusters Review - 0:01:25 The Connecting Point - 0:43:11…
Episode 194: 28 Days Later
Oct 24, 2019 • 60 min
We celebrate October with this month’s Donor Pick, a movie that invites us to consider its social commentary, reflect on our own potential for darkness, and enjoy some radical running zombie action. 28 Days Later Review - 0:01:20 The Connecting Point -…
Episode 193: Zombieland 2
Oct 21, 2019 • 60 min
Our traveling companions are back for another trip into Z-Land. Did this long-awaited and much-anticipated sequel hit the same mark that its predecessor did? We explain what did (not much) and didn’t (a lot) work for us. Zombieland 2 Review - 0:02:06 The…
Episode 192: Zombieland
Oct 13, 2019 • 63 min
Kicking off a little mini run on zombie flicks for this October, we discuss one of the more unique entries in this sub-genre. There’s a lot of fun to be had in the United States of Zombieland, but there are moments of poignancy that give us the feels too.…
Episode 191: Joker
Oct 7, 2019 • 124 min
In one of the most dark and uncomfortable major comic book films ever made, Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix bring a new origin story to the screen for DC’s most iconic villain. Although some critics have expressed a lack of value in what the film has to…
Episode 190: When Harry Met Sally
Sep 30, 2019 • 110 min
This week we are celebrating a movie that turned 30 years old on July 21. Director Rob Reiner and writer Nora Ephron’s classic stands out as one of, if not THE definitive romantic comedy, inspiring countless others and remaining one of the pinnacle…
Episode 189: About Time
Sep 26, 2019 • 76 min
For September’s Donor Pick, our Patrons chose this sweet Richard Curtis film about time travel. We enjoy discussing what makes this particular romcom unique and why we felt as deeply about the relationships around the central characters as we did the…
Episode 188: Ad Astra
Sep 23, 2019 • 71 min
This week we head into space with Brad Pitt for an introspective, meditative, thoughtful exploration of daddy issues that has moments of action blockbuster mixed in as well. Does this tonal marriage work? Were we able to feel what James Gray was putting…
FF+ Battle at Big Rock, Barry & What We’ve Been Up To
Sep 19, 2019 • 57 min
For this week’s FF+ we discuss Colin Tevorrow’s new short film in his Jurassic World universe, have a spoiler-free discussion about a new favorite TV series, and catch you up on the highlights of what we’ve been watching, playing, and reading lately. New…
Episode 187: Friday Night Lights
Sep 16, 2019 • 116 min
This week we head back to West Texas to cover another film adapted Buzz Bissinger’s best-selling book “Friday Night Lights.” Unlike the rock-and-roll MTV version, this picture is more of a direct biopic. With Peter Berg at the helm, we can’t help but be…
Episode 186: My Neighbor Totoro
Sep 9, 2019 • 84 min
This week’s episode is all joy and smiles as we discuss a Studio Ghibli animated classic. It’s a film with innocence and purity that rarely exists, and is worth celebrating for the unique emotional response it creates in us. My Neighbor Totoro Review -…
Episode 185: The Wizard of Oz
Sep 6, 2019 • 64 min
September is officially upon us, but we haven’t forgotten about August just yet and specifically the donor pick selected by our awesome Patrons. The Wizard of Oz is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, just a couple of weeks ago in fact, and we are…
Episode 184: Varsity Blues
Sep 2, 2019 • 101 min
This week we enlist the help of listener J.B. Huffman to celebrate the start of football season by discussing one of our favorite movies featuring the sport, and our first of two episodes on films that adapted Buzz Bissinger’s best-selling book “Friday…
FF+ Disney’s D23 Expo 2019
Aug 30, 2019 • 48 min
For this week’s FF+ we take a look at some of the movie and TV news coming out of Disney’s D23 Expo 2019. We discuss new trailers, casting announcements, and some of the new details around how Disney’s streaming service Disney + will work. Follow &…
Episode 183: Se7en
Aug 27, 2019 • 83 min
For our fourth and final film in this year’s Director Battle Month series, we dig into yet another dark and cynical crime thriller. As with No Country For Old Men last week, this film gives us a lot to chew on as the credits roll, and leaves a certain…
FF+ Angel Has Fallen, The Peanut Butter Falcon, The Cat Rescuers & Fyre
Aug 23, 2019 • 49 min
For this week’s FF+ we have spoiler-free reviews of two newly releasing films and three documentaries, and also some thoughts on a damn good movie history book. New For You Angel Has Fallen - 0:04:01 Fyre/Fyre Fraud - 0:11:06 The Peanut Butter Falcon -…
Episode 182: No Country For Old Men
Aug 19, 2019 • 75 min
For our third film in this year’s Director Battle Month series, our Facebook group chose a Coen Bros. gem that many consider a masterpiece, but leaves others full of anger. We dig in to themes of choice and consequence, as well as chance and fate, for…
Episode 181: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Aug 12, 2019 • 79 min
This week’s second film in our 2019 Director Battle Month takes us on a fantastical adventure through the Republic of Zubrowka. We take some time out to marvel at the artistic genius of Wes Anderson before digging into the themes of the film that stem…
FF+ Dora, Batman: Hush, The Cold Blue, and Trailer Talk
Aug 8, 2019 • 55 min
For this week’s FF+ we review the movie adaptation of a popular Nickelodeon children’s show, a documentary about WW I British bombers, and the newest DC animated universe film. We also discuss four recently released trailers for upcoming films that we’re…
Episode 180: Hobbs & Shaw
Aug 5, 2019 • 59 min
This week we are a little faster than usual, and a lot more furious as we discuss the first spin-off in our beloved Fast and Furious franchise. Truth be told this is one of the least positive episodes of our show, as this film we were so very looking…
Episode 179: Psycho
Aug 1, 2019 • 70 min
For the first film of this August’s Director Battle Month, our listeners chose a Hitchcock classic for us to discuss. We chat about some of the history surrounding the making of this thriller and try to figure out why we have so much empathy for the “bad…
Episode 178: Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Jul 29, 2019 • 88 min
Once upon a time on Feelin’ Film, we gathered to discuss a new Quentin Tarantino film that shocked us not with its violence and exploitative nature, but with its sentimentality and unique marriage of fictional story with alternate history. Once Upon a…
Episode 177: 10 Things I Hate About You
Jul 25, 2019 • 63 min
It may still be summer, but we’re going back to high school early. July’s donor pick has us discussing a favorite 90’s teen high school movie. 10 Things I Hate About You Review - 0:01:10 The Connecting Point - 0:52:58 Follow & Subscribe Erynnne Hundley…
Episode 176: 2019 SDCC Reactions
Jul 23, 2019 • 74 min
It’s a non-traditional episode this week for us as we forego a film discussion in favor of sharing our reactions to movie and television trailers as well as news that came out of last week’s 2019 San Diego Comic-Con International. Learn about what’s…
FF+ Maiden, Apollo 11 & Top Gun: Maverick
Jul 18, 2019 • 47 min
This week for FF+ we get naval with reviews of Maiden and Apollo 11, as well as some trailer talk about Top Gun: Maverick. New For You Maiden - 0:02:01 Apollo 11 - 0:08:46 Trailer Talk Top Gun: Maverick - 0:31:15 Follow & Subscribe Aaron Twitter Facebook…
Episode 175: Pitch Perfect
Jul 15, 2019 • 80 min
This week we discuss a favorite film that bridges the gap between rom-com and musical so well, you could say it’s “pitch perfect”. Pitch Perfect Review - 0:01:07 The Connecting Point - 1:07:26 Follow & Subscribe Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter…
FF+ 2019 Director Battle Month
Jul 11, 2019 • 50 min
In this special episode of FF+ we reveal our 64-film bracket for 2019 Director Battle Month. Voting will take place in late July through August in our Feelin’ Film Facebook Group and the winners of four quadrants will be the four movies we cover in…
Episode 174: Spider-Man: Far From Home
Jul 4, 2019 • 119 min
Emmanuel Noisette from Eman’s Movie Reviews joins us for a conversation about the webslinger’s newest adventure. We chat about Peter Parker’s conflicting desires, villainous plot twists, fake news, high school drama, and even get into some theorizing…
Episode 173: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Jul 1, 2019 • 66 min
June’s Donor Pick episode was chosen from a list of five summer blockbusters of the past and we’re thrilled to chat about the memorable first adventure of pirate Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, and Miss Elizabeth Swan. PotC: The Curse of the Black…
Episode 172: Toy Story 4
Jun 30, 2019 • 87 min
We approached TOY STORY 4 with apprehension, counting ourselves among those that considered Pixar’s trilogy to be one of the best ever made and already “perfect”. In this episode, Caless Davis joins us to discuss the new end of the TOY STORY franchise. We…
Episode 171: Dazed and Confused
Jun 23, 2019 • 61 min
Alright, alright, alright! We continue celebrating the summer of 2019 by chatting about a fan favorite classic comedy from Richard Linklater. Dazed and Confused Review - 0:01:50 The Connecting Point - 0:54:48 Follow & Subscribe Aaron Twitter Facebook…
Episode 170: Much Ado About Nothing
Jun 16, 2019 • 70 min
We tackle Joss Whedon’s famous secretly filmed modern adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy. With dual romances, plenty of manipulation and deception, and a wealth of hilarity this fantastic cast gives us an enjoyable translation of The…
FF+ Toy Story 4, Black Mirror S5, and When They See Us
Jun 14, 2019 • 77 min
In this extra long episode of FF+ we have spoiler-free thoughts on Pixar’s latest, Toy Story 4, as well as conversations about Season 5 of Black Mirror and Ava DuVernay’s powerful miniseries When They See Us. New For You Toy Story 4 - 0:02:01 Black Mirror…
Episode 169: The Way Way Back
Jun 9, 2019 • 97 min
What better film to kick off the summer than a coming-of-age tale about a boy whisked away for a summer experience that challenges and changes him forever? We’re excited to talk through one of our favorites in the genre this week - a film with charming…
FF+ Dark Phoenix, Secret Life of Pets 2, Kings of Summer, and Video Games
Jun 7, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode of FF+ we have spoiler-free reviews of two films opening this week and one that’s a handful of years older. We also chat about video games, what we’re playing and what we’re looking forward to. New For You Dark Phoenix - 0:06:33 The Secret…
Episode 168: The Sandlot
Jun 3, 2019 • 67 min
This week it’s time to play ball! We decided to celebrate baseball season by giving our Patrons five films about America’s pastime to vote on. Their choice was a good one and allows us to reminisce about our childhoods and think back to summers that may…
Episode 167: Aladdin (2019)
May 27, 2019 • 86 min
We discuss this month’s Disney live-action remake,the second out of three to be released in a 3.5 month window this spring/summer and out of four overall this year. Is Disney putting out quality content here that has a potential to win fan hearts, or is…
FF+ Batman vs. TMNT, Batman: Hush, To Binge or Not, and Top 3 Fantasy Team-ups
May 23, 2019 • 61 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, we review the newest DC Animated film as well as react to the trailer for what’s coming next from that studio. We also have a conversation about how people consume serial shows and whether binge-watching is the best way to…
Minisode 64: Game of Thrones S8 E6 “The Iron Throne”
May 21, 2019 • 63 min
Eight years, eight seasons. It all comes down to this. We gather one last time to share our reactions to the series finale of a television fantasy epic the likes of which we may never see again. Follow & Subscribe Erynne Twitter Instagram…
Episode 166: Bumblebee
May 20, 2019 • 67 min
This week we’re catching up with a film from 2017 that was got over-shadowed by a few other big releases during the Christmas season, but that nonetheless has a surprising amount of heart and plenty for us to talk about. That’s right, the Transformers…
FF+ John Wick 3, Cobra Kai S2, The Farewell, and Understanding Box Office Totals
May 17, 2019 • 42 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, we have three spoiler-free reviews and a conversation about the practice of assigning value to box office totals. Enjoy! New For You Cobra Kai Season 2 - 0:01:17 The Farewell - 0:10:40 John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum -…
Minisode 63: Game of Thrones S8 E5 “The Bells”
May 14, 2019 • 83 min
The crew returns to discuss the penultimate episode of the final season in Game of Thrones, in which death comes aplenty, whether we approve of it or not. Follow & Subscribe Erynne Hundley Twitter Instagram EssentiallyErynne.com Jeremy Twitter Facebook…
Episode 165: Lady Bird
May 12, 2019 • 82 min
“What’s in a name?” One of our favorite topics to discuss is the exploration of character identity and this film offers us plenty of opportunity to do so. We celebrate Mother’s Day with one of the best coming-of-age films of the decade. It is a joy to…
FF+ Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Tolkien, and Spoiler Culture
May 7, 2019 • 41 min
Aaron and Erynne unite for this week’s episode of FF+ that features spoiler-free reviews of two films we’ve both been excited about seeing. We also have a conversation about spoiler culture in 2019, the role social media and trailers play, and where the…
Minisode 62: Game of Thrones S8 E4 “The Last of the Starks”
May 7, 2019 • 65 min
Back by popular demand! The crew returns to discuss the latest episode of the final season in Game of Thrones. Follow & Subscribe Erynne Hundley Twitter Instagram EssentiallyErynne.com Jeremy Twitter Facebook Website Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter…
Episode 164: Desperado
May 6, 2019 • 63 min
What better time than Cinco de Mayo than to celebrate one of the most exciting action films of the 90’s directed by a man who often shoots in Mexico and starring a Spanish actor and Mexican-American starlet. This film oozes style and kicks major ass, but…
Minisode 61: Game of Thrones S8 E3 “The Long Night”
Apr 30, 2019 • 76 min
You’re probably curious why this random non-movie related episode title showed up in our podcast feed. Well, a few of us here at Feelin’ Film are pretty big fans of this show, and this week’s episode was such a big deal that we were bursting to talk about…
Episode 163: Avengers: Endgame
Apr 29, 2019 • 103 min
This week we are of course talking about the final chapter in a story 10 years and 22 films in the making. We break down our reaction to this once-in-generation event, while also taking a look back at the past and contemplating the future. This is a…
Episode 162 : Snowpiercer
Apr 26, 2019 • 63 min
This month’s donor pick theme was comic book/graphic novel films not part of the Marvel or DC universes and our listeners still managed to get Captain America in the mix. We discuss this sci-fi, horror, dystopian, post-apocalyptic film with deep themes…
Minisode 60: Blackout with Scott Conroy
Apr 24, 2019 • 25 min
For this special minisode, we are joined by Scott Conroy, the writer and creator of the new scripted podcast, BLACKOUT, which is a story centered around the town of Berlin, New Hampshire in the midst of a citywide blackout and the fallout that comes from…
Episode 161: Singin’ in the Rain
Apr 22, 2019 • 70 min
We’re not podcasting in the rain this week, but we’re definitely happy again to be chatting about one of Aaron’s favorite films in celebration of both Spring and his birthday. We can’t speak for Don Lockwood, but we assure you that this conversation will…
FF+ The Curse of La Llorona, Little Woods, Okko’s Inn & The Rise of Skywalker
Apr 18, 2019 • 50 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, we have spoiler-free reviews of a new Conjuring Universe entry, a debut feature film starring Tessa Thompson and Lily James, and a new Studio Ghibli-esque anime. We also discuss episode three of the Jordan Peele produced…
Episode 160: Missing Link
Apr 15, 2019 • 61 min
LAIKA Studios is back with another beautifully animated and charming tale, this time a globe-trotting adventure with an unlikely trio of characters exploring not only mythical lands but themes such as identity and colonialism, as well. This film also…
FF+ Little, Mary Magdalene, The Perfect Date, and Trailer Talk
Apr 12, 2019 • 69 min
We are joined by Erynne Hundley for this week’s enormous FF+ episode that features three spoiler-free reviews of films releasing this weekend, two conversations about new trailers, and one reveal and discussion of Disney’s new streaming service details…
Episode 159: Shazam!
Apr 7, 2019 • 84 min
A foster kid becomes a wizard and battles the seven deadly sins in DC’s most magical film yet. For this conversation, returning guest Andrew B. Dyce joins the show as we talk family, kids and diverse representation in superhero movies, empathetic…
FF+ Pet Sematary, Unicorn Store, The Twilight Zone & Joker
Apr 5, 2019 • 56 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, we have spoiler-free reviews of Pet Sematary and Unicorn Store. We also discuss the first two episodes of the Jordan Peele produced reboot of The Twilight Zone. And lastly, we chime in with our thoughts on the first teaser…
Episode 158: The Babadook
Mar 28, 2019 • 62 min
For March’s Donor Pick Episode poll we asked our Patrons to choose between five female-directed films in honor Women’s History Month. We’re pretty sure they chose this film not only because it is a beloved recent favorite, but also because Patrick has a…
Episode 157: Mr. Nobody
Mar 27, 2019 • 65 min
This special episode is brought to you by a generous anonymous patron via our Premium Pick process. We’re thrilled that we were given the opportunity to cover this film, though, because it impacted us both greatly on an emotional level while also…
Episode 156: Us
Mar 24, 2019 • 121 min
Jordan Peele follows up his massively successful directorial debut with this creepy, layered thriller/horror (comedy?) that is also full of pretty strong social messages. Unpacking all of it is a challenge, though, and we’re joined by Emmanuel Noisette of…
FF+ Screwball, The Hummingbird Project, Disney +, and Netflix vs. Spielberg
Mar 21, 2019 • 67 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, we have spoiler-free reviews of The Hummingbird Project and Screwball, then discuss recent news surrounding Disney + and the Netflix vs. Steven Spielberg debate about awards legitimacy of films on a streaming service. New…
Episode 155: The Fault in Our Stars
Mar 17, 2019 • 87 min
Some movies take an emotional toll, and this adaptation of John Green’s beloved best-selling YA novel is definitely one that fits the description. Teens, romance, and disease has become a sort of weird genre, but is there value in it? We definitely think…
FF+ The Wedding Guest, Avengers, Aladdin & Cats
Mar 14, 2019 • 48 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, we review Dev Patel’s new thriller as well as documentary about the amateur boxing tournament known as Golden Gloves. We also react to two new Disney trailers and then share both our own picks, and some of our listeners’,…
Episode 154: Captain Marvel
Mar 11, 2019 • 97 min
It took Marvel 21 films but they finally have a female-led superhero flick. We are joined by Patrick Willems to discuss the origin story of Captain Marvel and how it fits within the MCU franchise, as well as whether the film’s high expectations were met…
FF+ Apollo 11, Triple Frontier, and The Central Park Five
Mar 8, 2019 • 39 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, Aaron reviews Netflix’s new heist drama Triple Frontier and the incredible restored footage documentary Apollo 11. Then the guys discuss The Central Park Five, a documentary by Ken Burns about a gross injustice and the…
Episode 153: BlacKkKlansman
Mar 4, 2019 • 70 min
We circle back to an Oscar-nominated film that we missed in 2018 and take a look at the Spike Lee joint many are calling his best since Do the Right Thing. BlacKkKlansman Review - 0:00:48 The Connecting Point - 0:58:30 Follow & Subscribe Aaron Twitter…
Episode 152: 12 Years a Slave
Mar 1, 2019 • 74 min
In this episode we’re closing out February with the month’s Donor Pick. Our Patrons voted and chose Steve McQueen’s Best Picture winning historical biopic for us to cover and we have an emotional, but meaningful conversation about this very important…
Episode 151: 2019 Oscars/Feeler’s Choice Awards Recap
Feb 26, 2019 • 75 min
This week we react to the 91st Academy Awards, announce the 3rd Annual Feeler’s Choice Awards, and reveal the three winners of our Burning Blu-Ray giveaway. 91st Academy Awards Recap - 0:04:35 2019 Feeler’s Choice Awards - 0:50:51 Follow & Subscribe Aaron…
FF+ How To Train Your Dragon 3, Oscar-Nominated Short Films & 2019 Oscar Predictions
Feb 22, 2019 • 91 min
In this week’s episode of FF+, Aaron reviews an animated trilogy finale, we discuss all 15 Oscar-nominated short films, and then we give our 2019 Oscar Predictions with confidence points. There is also a giveaway included in this episode so tune in to…
Episode 150: Alita: Battle Angel
Feb 17, 2019 • 72 min
This week we discuss the live-action/CGI film adaptation of a classic cyberpunk manga. The film, written and produced by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez, carries a giant budget of $170 million and is another hugely ambitious visual…
FF+ Arctic w/ Mads Mikkelsen Interview & 2019 Feeler’s Choice Award Nominations
Feb 14, 2019 • 50 min
In this week’s episode of FF+ Aaron reviews Arctic and chats with its leading man Mads Mikkelsen, then the guys reveal the 2019 Feeler’s Choice Award nominations and give out the details on how you can be a part of voting for the winners. New For You…
Episode 149: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Feb 11, 2019 • 74 min
Who would have thought that an animated movie based on Lego minifigs would ever become must-see cinema? But here we are. THE LEGO MOVIE 2 goes bigger than ever before and we’re a bit split on just how well that worked. We talk through the pop culture…
FF+ High Flying Bird, Among Wolves, and Hobbs and Shaw
Feb 7, 2019 • 45 min
In this week’s episode of FF+ Aaron and Patrick review Steven Soderbergh’s new Netflix film, High Flying Bird, and Among Wolves, a documentary about a motorcycle club of Bosnian War vets defending a threatened herd of wild horses in their struggling small…
Episode 148: Groundhog Day
Feb 6, 2019 • 66 min
This week, arriving a couple of days behind schedule, and celebrating the latest American holiday, we thought it would be fun to talk about one of our favorite comedies, Harold Ramis’ GROUNDHOG DAY, one of the more hilarious time travel movies ever made…
Episode 147: Starship Troopers
Jan 31, 2019 • 70 min
This week we have a conversation about our January Donor Pick episode, the 1997 Paul Verhoeven adaptation of the classic Robert Heinlein science fiction novel. This movie, shall we say, takes a few liberties, but does touch on many of the same interesting…
Episode 146: Avatar
Jan 27, 2019 • 68 min
We close out our James Cameron Director Month series with a conversation about a film that comes in just under 3 hours. It had a $250 million dollar budget and is still the current world box office record holder. This film has definitely made its mark on…
FF+ The Kid Who Would Be King, Oscar Nom Reactions, and Shazam!
Jan 24, 2019 • 43 min
In this week’s episode of FF+ Aaron reviews Joe Cornish’s new film The Kid Who Would Be King, we react to this year’s Oscar nominations, and then we talk some about our hype for the upcoming DC superhero film Shazam! New For You (The Kid Who Would Be…
Episode 145: Titanic
Jan 21, 2019 • 93 min
So, it’s week 3 of our James Cameron Director Month series, and with it comes a film of unsinkable size. Coming in at 3 hours and 15 minutes, and with a $200 million dollar budget, Titanic set out to tell the story of one of the biggest tragic events in…
FF+ Glass, Death of Superman/Reign of the Supermen & Spidey Trailer
Jan 17, 2019 • 46 min
In this week’s episode of FF+ Aaron reviews M. Night Shyamalan’s trilogy ending film Glass and then we discuss our theater experience seeing a Fathom Events double feature of the DC Animated films The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen. We also…
Episode 144: True Lies
Jan 13, 2019 • 62 min
We roll on through James Cameron’s filmography, this week discussing his only movie in the spy genre. But like all of his films, Cameron goes big with this one, creating a balanced action comedy that has stood the test of time. True Lies Review - 0:02:21…
FF+ Untouchable, Buffalo Boys & Captain Marvel Hype
Jan 11, 2019 • 48 min
In this week’s episode of FF+ we discuss two newly releasing films from first-time directors - a charming Indonesian action adventure Western and a documentary that explores the highly controversial topic of sexual crimes, from the perspective of both…
Episode 143: The Abyss
Jan 7, 2019 • 95 min
For the second week in a row we go underwater, this time to kick-off our Director Month series on the films of James Cameron. Much has been said about the production problems this film faced and we get into those, but also have a deep discussion about the…
FF+ Bandersnatch and Predicting the 76th Golden Globe Awards
Jan 4, 2019 • 45 min
In this week’s inaugural episode of FF+, Aaron and Patrick discuss the newly released Black Mirror movie Bandersnatch and do their best to predict the upcoming 76th Golden Globe Awards. Quick Picks (Bandersnatch) - 0:01:24 In the News (Predicting the 76th…
Episode 142: Aquaman
Dec 29, 2018 • 117 min
Hail to the King… of the box office, at least. James Wan’s undersea adventure fantasy film is earning gobs of cash and has enormous fan support for its unique and bombastic storytelling style. We have our good friend Andrew B. Dyce from ScreenRant.com…
Minisode 59: 2018 Year in Review
Dec 28, 2018 • 140 min
In this special SPOILER FREE “minisode,” we wrap up the year by discussing some of our favorite things about 2018. Instead of just a top ten list of favorite films, we talk about the moments and performances that really resonated with us personally. This…
Minisode 58: Christmas Vacation
Dec 28, 2018 • 43 min
December’s Donor Pick was a runaway winner and we are thrilled to have a conversation about one of the hap-hap-happiest Christmas movies. We talk a lot about what makes this particular film so special for us, and determine it lies not just in the great…
Episode 141: Mary Poppins Returns
Dec 24, 2018 • 67 min
December and movie musicals go together like peanut butter and jelly. Did this long-awaited sequel satiate our hunger for enjoyable song and dance? We dig into Rob Marshall’s follow-up to the Disney classic and discuss one of our favorite topics,…
Episode 140: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Dec 17, 2018 • 80 min
Let’s cut to the chase - this week we get to discuss our favorite animated film of 2018. Into the Spider-Verse isn’t just the ultimate Spider-man, it’s amazing, spectacular, and astonishing too, and provides us ample material to cover like sympathetic…
Episode 139: Mary Poppins
Dec 9, 2018 • 62 min
Listen to this podcast, step in time, it’ll be a good one, step in time. We dig into this classic Disney fable chock full of wisdom and magic as we prepare for its upcoming sequel by remembering just how wonderful the original is. A few things surprised…
Minisode 57: Ratatouille
Dec 7, 2018 • 44 min
We’re catching up with November’s Donor Pick, a film all about cooking, and in this conversation we talk Pixar mythology, empathetic villains, and film criticism. Follow & Subscribe Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter Facebook Feelin’ Film Facebook…
Episode 138: Green Book
Dec 2, 2018 • 76 min
This week we chat about one of the most expertly acted films of the year, the moving story of an unlikely friendship between Dr. Don Shirley, an accomplished classical piano player, and Tony Lip, an Italian bouncer who is enlisted to drive Shirley on a…
Episode 137: Creed II
Nov 26, 2018 • 98 min
This week we continue our franchise talk and discuss a sequel that we both very much wanted to love. Our conversation about Creed II is one of shared admiration and we thoroughly enjoyed unpacking its theme of fatherhood, weighing the way it continues the…
Episode 136: Creed
Nov 19, 2018 • 135 min
We’ve patiently waited for this week to come so that we could discuss one of our favorite films. Ryan Coogler’s Creed refreshes the Rocky franchise with as much heart and style as it has ever seen, introducing a new character for us to join on his…
Minisode 56: Instant Family & Interview with Sean Anders
Nov 15, 2018 • 19 min
Instant Family is one of the year’s best feel-good family films, and offers a hilarious, intimate, and genuinely heartfelt look into the adoption process. Aaron sits down with director/co-writer Sean Anders to discuss how his own story inspired the film…
Minisode 55: A Private War & Interview with Matthew Heineman
Nov 12, 2018 • 29 min
A Private War serves as an incredible testament to the legacy of celebrated war correspondent Marie Colvin, but also pays respect to her by re-telling the stories she so passionately dedicated her life to sharing with the world. It takes Colvin’s words…
Episode 135: Platoon
Nov 10, 2018 • 64 min
In honor of Veterans Day, we discuss Oliver Stone’s 1986 Best Picture winner, perhaps the most authentic fictional depiction of boots on the ground life in the Vietnam War and a harrowing look at battles both external and internal that forever changed the…
Episode 134: Bohemian Rhapsody
Nov 4, 2018 • 100 min
This week, Patrick is joined by M.J. Smith of the Reel Perspective Podcast to discuss the Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic starring Rami Malek. Did the film rock them and have them screaming “Mamma Mia”, or it just another one that bites the dust? The two…
Episode 133: Upgrade
Oct 27, 2018 • 65 min
To celebrate Halloween, we’re covering this 2018 sci-fi action thriller with horror elements to it. We love a good exploration of how humans interact with new technology and Leigh Whannell’s UPGRADE gives us not only plenty to ponder but an entertaining,…
Minisode 54: The Monster Squad
Oct 25, 2018 • 40 min
Thanks to a Patron vote in October, we take on THE MONSTER SQUAD, a 1987 film that attempts to pay a loving homage to the classic Universal Studios monsters, while altering their designs just enough to avoid infringing on any copyrights. This is a film…
Episode 132: Halloween (2018)
Oct 22, 2018 • 75 min
With Patrick away on a cruise, Aaron is joined by Reed and Nathan from The Fear of God Podcast to discuss the new sequel to John Carpenter’s 1978 classic that helped create the slasher genre as we know it today. Halloween Review - 0:05:13 The Connecting…
Minisode 53: Free Solo & Interview with Alex Honnold
Oct 19, 2018 • 31 min
Free Solo takes us on an intimate and intense journey with National Geographic’s 2018 Adventurer of the Year, rock climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares for and attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite National Park’s 3,200 foot…
Episode 131: First Man
Oct 15, 2018 • 84 min
This week we are talking about one of our most anticipated films of the year and we are so thrilled that it did not disappoint. We both resonated with Damien Chazelle’s telling of Neil Armstrong’s story and discuss why the blending of drama and…
Episode 130: A Star is Born
Oct 8, 2018 • 95 min
This week, Feelin’ Film contributor Jeremy Calcara joins us to discuss a tale as old as time. No, not BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, but rather the fifth iteration of A STAR IS BORN. This beautifully tragic musical journey is one full of emotions that we enjoyed…
Minisode 52: A.I. Artificial Intelligence and Interview with Mark O’Connell
Oct 3, 2018 • 83 min
For this September Donor Pick episode we are sticking with our 2018 #SciFiSeptember theme and covering the Steven Spielberg science fiction film our listeners chose. We’re joined by Mark O’Connell, author of Watching Skies: Star Wars, Spielberg, and Us,…
Episode 129: Hearts Beat Loud
Sep 30, 2018 • 81 min
It’s feeling like music appreciation week around Feelin’ Film and as part of that we are discussing Brett Haley’s heartwarming new film that has become one of our favorites of 2018. We are big fans of its simple, subtle, completely satisfying storytelling…
Episode 128: WALL·E
Sep 24, 2018 • 66 min
It’s week four of what has been a thoroughly awesome #SciFiSeptember and we are excited to be covering this 2008 Pixar gem. This is a movie that definitely hits on the feelin’ aspect of our show and it was a good chance for us to both revisit it for the…
Episode 127: Sunshine
Sep 18, 2018 • 79 min
Having already gone to the moon this month we are now taking a trip to the sun for our week three conversation in #SciFiSeptember. Sunshine, directed by Danny Boyle and written by Alex Garland, is frighteningly beautiful and contemplative in that way that…
Episode 126: Primer
Sep 10, 2018 • 69 min
For week two of Sci-Fi September, we get deep… real deep. Primer is one of those time travel movies that demands multiple viewings just to understand, and we frame our discussion around the question of whether that’s actually a good thing or not. We also…
Episode 125: Moon
Sep 2, 2018 • 81 min
It’s week one of Sci-Fi September and we are visiting base of Lunar Industries on the moon for this discussion about Duncan Jones’ debut film. Sam Rockwell’s incredible performance is just one of the many things to like about this gem and we give it…
Minisode 51: Searching
Aug 31, 2018 • 48 min
Searching is an incredible combination of innovative filmmaking, anxiety-inducing thrills, emotionally complex characters, and relevant commentary on the internet as both a danger and potential tool for good. Aaron and Don were both floored by…
Minisode 50: The Hunt for Red October
Aug 30, 2018 • 57 min
To celebrate the upcoming new Jack Ryan series on Amazon, we decided to cover one of the character’s films. Our donors voted and overwhelmingly chose The Hunt For Red October, and we are so glad they did. Contact Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter…
Connecting With Classics 008: Lawrence of Arabia
Aug 29, 2018 • 60 min
For this month, we’ve chosen to close out the dog days of summer with a classic worthy of the sweltering heat August is known for. 1962’s Lawrence of Arabia is an AFI Top 10 entry which turned 56 years old this year. The longest days of summer brought out…
Episode 124: The Departed
Aug 26, 2018 • 81 min
This week we wrap up our Director #BattleMonth with a bang, or a series of them. Actually, there are a whole lot of bangs. We discuss the fourth winner in our listener polls. Martin Scorsese’s fantastic Best Picture winner, The Departed. What We’ve Been…
Episode 123: Spirited Away
Aug 20, 2018 • 64 min
It’s week 3 of 4 in our Director #BattleMonth, and the listeners in our Facebook group chose Hayao Miyazaki’s anime masterpiece Spirited Away for us to cover. We dive into the mystical, magical world of soot sprites and water spirits and talking frogs as…
Episode 122: Seven Samurai
Aug 13, 2018 • 85 min
We discuss the second winner in our Director #BattleMonth bracket, Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 epic, Seven Samurai. This marks the first time we’ve covered a film as long as this one (nearly 3.5 hours) and also our first black & white foreign film. What We’ve…
Minisode 49: Edge of Tomorrow
Aug 10, 2018 • 53 min
In a briefly belated July Donor Pick episode we discuss the time-looping alien-slaughtering action of Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt in Edge of Tomorrow. Contact Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter Facebook Feelin’ Film Facebook Twitter Website Email…
Episode 121: Gladiator
Aug 5, 2018 • 97 min
This week marks the first conversation about one of our final four Director #BattleMonth winners. We were thrilled to see our listeners choose Ridley Scott’s 2000 Roman epic Gladiator and have an excellent discussion nailing down why we resonate with this…
Episode 120: Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Jul 30, 2018 • 90 min
We’re here to discuss one of our most anticipated films of the year, the newest entry in Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible series. This film is the first to serve as a direct sequel story-wise to one before it, and also the first to feature a returning…
Connecting With Classics 007: Vertigo
Jul 24, 2018 • 56 min
We’ve had this Hitchcock classic circled ever since the film celebrated its 60th anniversary in May 2018. It may be only #9 on AFI’s latest Top 100 list, but checks in at #1 all-time on the Sight & Sound list. Joining us is a special guest, who last year…
Episode 119: Life is Beautiful
Jul 22, 2018 • 61 min
This week officially kicks off what will hopefully be the first of many opportunities for our listeners to have a say in what we talk about on the show. We’re calling these our Premium Picks, where you can “sponsor” a film that you’d like to see covered.…
ANNOUNCING: Director Battle Month - August 2018
Jul 22, 2018 • 20 min
We’ve got something special brewing for the month of August and we’re here to tell you all about it. This next series of upcoming podcast episodes will be ones you can influence directly, so be sure to listen and find out how. We’re very excited for this…
Minisode 48: Eighth Grade
Jul 21, 2018 • 54 min
Aaron and Don from Every Movie Has a Lesson get together for a chat about rookie director Bo Burnham’s new feature film Eighth Grade. The film is currently generating a lot of buzz and most everyone who has seen this darling indie has loved it - us…
Episode 118: Troy
Jul 15, 2018 • 121 min
Back on the show with us this week to discuss the over 3-hour long Director’s Cut of Wolfgang Petersen’s 2004 epic Greek tragedy Troy, is Andrew B. Dyce from Screenrant.com. We tackle this violent, emotional epic telling of a classic tale as thoroughly as…
Minisode 47: Interview with Director Gus Van Sant and Actress Beth Ditto of Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot
Jul 13, 2018 • 25 min
Aaron recently had the opportunity to share an interview of Gus Van Sant and Beth Ditto with John from the About to Review podcast. We discuss Gus’ latest film, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, as well as many unique topics brought up by our always…
Episode 117: Ant-Man and the Wasp
Jul 10, 2018 • 77 min
This week we are covering the sequel to the 2015 hit, and one of Aaron’s favorite Marvel characters, Ant-Man. It’s got jokes, it’s got heart, and it’s got the word QUANTUM being used more than a few times. We also have a great conversation about the…
Minisode 46: Rush
Jul 1, 2018 • 50 min
It’s donor pick time, and it looks like we were too fast for our own good, seeing as how we sped right past June and are bringing you that pick a few days into July. Thanks for being forgiving and we hope you enjoy this conversation as much as we do.…
Episode 116: Independence Day
Jul 1, 2018 • 92 min
Happy 4th of July! To celebrate this patriotic American holiday, we are finally getting around to discussing the beloved sci-fi adventure film, Independence Day. Josh from LSG Media’s Science Fiction Film Podcast joins us to as we try to figure out why so…
Minisode 45: Interview with The Endless Directors, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead
Jun 26, 2018 • 49 min
Indie Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are making a name for themselves with smart, strange, sci-fi, horror films that explore big ideas grounded in emotionally layered characters. Their latest film, The Endless, is available now on Blu-Ray and…
Episode 115: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jun 24, 2018 • 77 min
Episode 115 may prove to be the least positive in our show’s history, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t feeling this film. We try and go beyond what doesn’t work by having a discussion about why this kind of storytelling is still financially successful. We…
Episode 114: Incredibles 2
Jun 22, 2018 • 82 min
It took us two tries but our second attempt succeeded in producing Episode 114: Incredibles 2. We are joined by returning guest Blaine Grimes (who also joined the show for Episode 36: The Incredibles) for this conversation about Brad Bird’s action-packed,…
Connecting With Classics 006: Bringing Up Baby
Jun 13, 2018 • 45 min
For this month’s pick, we took the opportunity to discuss a film about a paleontologist during the same week that another dinosaur-centric series is getting its newest entry and celebrating its original film’s 25th anniversary. We’re going back a little…
Episode 113: The Jungle Book (2016)
Jun 8, 2018 • 64 min
This episode marks the first of a two-part crossover event celebrating the classic Rudyard Kipling tale, The Jungle Book. We’ve brought in the guys from the Retro Rewind Podcast, Francisco Ruiz and Paul Powers, to talk about Jon Favreau’s 2016…
Minisode 44: Interview with American Animals Director, Bart Layton
Jun 4, 2018 • 20 min
Director Bart Layton leverages his history with documentaries in American Animals, a bold feature debut about four privileged real-life college friends who rely on their knowledge of movies to plan and execute a rare book heist. With a unique style that…
Episode 112: Paddington 2
Jun 3, 2018 • 70 min
Grab a marmalade sandwich and get ready to smile as we discuss the surprise hit of 2018, a beary special, family-friendly film called Paddington 2. We also chat some about the adorable bear’s first adventure before getting into all of the reasons this…
Minisode 43: First Reformed
May 31, 2018 • 39 min
Fresh out of our screenings of First Reformed, we jump on the mic to talk through what we just saw. Paul Schrader’s latest film hit us hard with its intellectually profound script regarding matters of faith and environmentalism, providing plenty of…
Connecting With Classics 005: American Graffiti
May 28, 2018 • 44 min
The stars align here at the end of May. Ron Howard’s new film Solo: A Star Wars Story hits the big screen featuring a backstory of the iconic character made famous by Harrison Ford. The happenstance of Ron Howard treading into Harrison Ford’s territory…
Episode 111: Solo: A Star Wars Story
May 28, 2018 • 91 min
In appropriately numbered Episode 111, we talk all things Han Solo, and we do mean ALL things. With so many origin stories there is plenty to discuss. We talk about which ones worked, which ones didn’t, where Star Wars spin-off films go from here, and how…
Minisode 42: Terminator 2
May 24, 2018 • 59 min
It’s Judgment Day at Feelin’ Film. Our Patrons voted for us to cover Terminator 2 for May, because nothing celebrates Mother’s Day like talking about Sarah Connor. We honor the genius of this classic and dive into some of the bigger themes it presents…
Episode 110: Big Trouble in Little China
May 20, 2018 • 49 min
In Episode 110, Aaron takes a break to continue Seattle International Film Festival coverage, so Patrick calls in a friend of the show who is well-versed in the movies of old, Francisco Ruiz from Retro Rewind Podcast. Big Trouble in Little China has…
SIFF 2018 Coverage #1
May 16, 2018 • 65 min
The 44th Seattle International Film Festival runs from May 17, 2018 through June 10, 2018 and Aaron is joined by returning guest host, and fellow Seattle film critic, Mike Ward to discuss some of the many films SIFF has to offer moviegoers this year.…
SIFF 2018 Coverage #2
May 16, 2018 • 52 min
In this second round of Seattle International Film Festival coverage, Matt Oakes from Silver Screen Riot joins Aaron to discuss and make recommendations for some of the films they’ve seen. (Showtimes for SIFF screenings are included with each review.)…
FF+: Top 5 Favorite Film Scores Teaser
May 11, 2018 • 14 min
Please enjoy this teaser for our Top 5 Favorite Film Score bonus content. Our Patreon supporters at $2/month and up get access to monthly bonus content as well voting privileges to help choose our monthly donor pick episode. If you like what you hear,…
Episode 109: Score: A Film Music Documentary
May 11, 2018 • 59 min
Joining us for Episode 109 is a special first time guest - soundtrack superfan, and film music reporter and media reporter, Benson Farris. We discuss first-time director Matt Schrader’s Score: A Film Music Documentary, which was shot over a 2 1/2-year…
Episode 108: The Karate Kid with Adam Rackoff
May 7, 2018 • 94 min
Here in Episode 108, we try to strike fast, strike hard, and show no mercy in discussing the memorable and iconic 1984 hit film, The Karate Kid, starring Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elizabeth Shue and William Zabka. But like Cobra Kai, this is a team…
Minisode 41: Grave of the Fireflies/Mary and the Witch’s Flower
May 4, 2018 • 50 min
In this special minisode, we kick-off Patrick’s “Summer of Anime” movie challenge by confronting the late Isao Takahata’s masterpiece, Grave of the Fireflies. But to lighten things up, we also have a short and entirely spoiler-free review of the first…
Connecting With Classics 004: Shane
Apr 29, 2018 • 44 min
For this departing month of April, we are pleased to present you a conversation about 1953’s Shane. Newer or younger audiences may recognize this film as the allegorical pairing made in James Mangold’s Logan, but this classic western sits at #46 on the…
Episode 107: Avengers: Infinity War
Apr 29, 2018 • 101 min
After 10 years and 18 films, Marvel’s ambitious, unique interconnected world of superhero films comes to this, a team-up movie the likes of which we have never seen before. Historic in its scope and in its box office success, Avengers: Infinity War is a…
Minisode 40: Road to Perdition
Apr 25, 2018 • 43 min
Welcome to our April Donor Pick, Minisode 40, where we’ll be discussing Sam Mendes’ Road to Perdition, the film adaptation of the Max Allan Collins graphic novel. We were pleasantly surprised to be provided an opportunity to revisit this great Tom Hanks…
Episode 106: Moneyball
Apr 23, 2018 • 81 min
Baseball season is back so we’re celebrating the start of America’s favorite pastime by discussing Moneyball with Chad Hopkins from The Cinescope Podcast. It’s hard not to be romantic about baseball and we hope to capture that in this conversation about a…
Minisode 39: Lost in Translation
Apr 20, 2018 • 53 min
March was Women’s History Month and to honor that we asked our Patrons to choose from a list of female-directed films for the Donor Pick Episode. Sofia Coppola’s incredible LOST IN TRANSLATION came out on top and we were happy to discuss a film that gives…
Episode 105: Warrior
Apr 15, 2018 • 81 min
We square off in the octagon (aka Google Hangout) this week to talk Gavin O’Connor’s incredibly powerful fight film, Warrior. Its story of brothers chasing the same goal for very different reasons is told with an emotional depth that makes it stand out…
Minisode 38: Crazy, Stupid, Love
Apr 13, 2018 • 48 min
In February we tasked our Patrons with choosing a romantic comedy for us to talk about in honor of Valentine’s Day and by a runaway vote, Crazy, Stupid, Love came out on top. We weren’t surprised, but we are thrilled because this resulted in one of our…
FF+: The King of Kong
Apr 12, 2018 • 58 min
On this episode of FF+, Patrick and friend of the show Francisco Ruiz take a crack at walking through one of Patrick’s favorite types of storytelling: documentaries. Here they explore what makes a documentary entertaining, how real people can turn into…
Episode 104: A Quiet Place
Apr 9, 2018 • 112 min
This week we’re discussing the new horror thriller A Quiet Place a couple of weeks sooner than we planned after a surprise opening weekend in which it hauled in over $50 million. John Krasinski’s film is an intelligent, family-centered, emotionally-driven…
Episode 103: Ready Player One
Mar 29, 2018 • 101 min
It’s time to enter the OASIS! This week we were so excited to drop our new episode that we bumped up the release date because we’ve been anxiously awaiting this film ever since it was announced.We’re talking Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s…
Episode 102: Pacific Rim Uprising
Mar 25, 2018 • 64 min
For the second week in a row, we tackle a new blockbuster action film, this one featuring heavy CGI work. We both love Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim, and a sequel with more giant robots punching giant monsters can’t possibly be messed up, right? We…
Connecting With Classics 003: All About Eve
Mar 22, 2018 • 63 min
March is Women’s History Month, so for Episode 3 we did researched some of the best female performances of all-time and found the perfect film to discuss on AFI’s Top 100 10th Anniversary list. We didn’t have to go far because slotted at #16 on their…
Episode 101: Tomb Raider
Mar 18, 2018 • 103 min
This week we are joined by returning guest Andrew Dyce of Screenrant.com to discuss the latest video game adaptation - TOMB RAIDER. We have a great conversation about the genre’s previous failures and what this movie does to set itself apart. What We’ve…
Episode 100.3: Toy Story 3
Mar 12, 2018 • 74 min
We conclude our 100th episode celebration of TOY STORY with the final (for now) film. Once again, we are moved by many of the deeper themes that Pixar so brilliantly weaves into this tale, and we consider whether there has been a better animated villain…
Episode 100.2: Toy Story 2
Mar 9, 2018 • 58 min
Part two of our TOY STORY Trilogy conversation was the most surprising, as we were reminded of the deep themes at work in this film. Our discussion centers around two big ideas: mortality and community. We also remember more of our favorite past episodes.…
Episode 100.1: Toy Story
Mar 7, 2018 • 77 min
Episode 100! Woooooooohoooooo! We had a bit of a hard time deciding what single movie would be memorable enough to cover on such a special episode, and so we’re cheating. Instead of one, we’re doing three, our first ever coverage of a trilogy in fact. In…
2018 Oscars and Feeler’s Choice Awards Reaction
Mar 5, 2018 • 119 min
Patch and Aaron hop on the mic directly after the Oscars for a conversation about the show and all its winners. They also announce the 2018 Feeler’s Choice Award winners. Don’t miss this fun conversation. Contact Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter…
Episode 99: Annihilation
Mar 2, 2018 • 65 min
In this week’s episode we are talking about what could be the most divisive film of 2018, although it’s still early in the year. Alex Garland’s latest film Annihilation, based on the novel of the same name by Jeff Vandermer, brings with it a lot of…
Episode 95.1: Full Metal Jacket Diary with Matthew Modine & Adam Rackoff
Feb 23, 2018 • 136 min
After recording Episode 95: Full Metal Jacket, we found ourselves eagerly seeking out even more information about the film. This led to the discovery of Full Metal Jacket Diary, a collection of star Matthew Modine’s journal entries and pictures that had…
Episode 98: Black Panther
Feb 19, 2018 • 109 min
Black Panther has arrived and Marvel’s latest film is shattering box office records and receiving plenty of praise in its first weekend. We’re joined by Emmanuel Noisette of Eman’s Movie Reviews to discuss the cultural importance and quality of…
Connecting With Classics 002: Casablanca
Feb 16, 2018 • 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. Casablanca checks…
Episode 97: Miracle
Feb 11, 2018 • 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.” MIRACLE is one of the most…
Episode 96: I, Tonya
Feb 4, 2018 • 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. The film seeks to evoke a sense of empathy for Tonya Harding (we think) and establish some…
Episode 95: Full Metal Jacket
Jan 28, 2018 • 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. Full Metal Jacket is extremely tense, often funny, and incredibly shot, but it is more…
Minisode 37: District 9
Jan 26, 2018 • 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…
Episode 94: Dr. Strangelove
Jan 21, 2018 • 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. Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb isn’t just a movie with one of the longest titles in…
Connecting With Classics 001: All the President’s Men
Jan 17, 2018 • 51 min
Welcome, listeners new and old, to the first episode of our new series “Connecting With Classics.” In this initial episode, Aaron & Don discuss the #77 film on AFI’s Top 100 10th Anniversary list, and one which is closely connected to current new release…
Episode 93: 2001: A Space Odyssey
Jan 16, 2018 • 70 min
This week we continue Kubrick Month by looking at the director’s science fiction masterpiece. Is 2001: A Space Odyssey just an artistic marvel or is it also a genuinely entertaining story? We discuss the possibilities while talking plenty about HAL-9000…
Minisode 36: The Post
Jan 11, 2018 • 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…
Episode 92: The Shining
Jan 8, 2018 • 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, Paddington 2, and The…
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. We all three enjoyed this show very much, but we do spend some time…
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. Instead of just a top ten list of favorite films, we talk about the moments and performances that really resonated with us personally. This…
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. Arthur Christmas Review - 0:00:50 The…
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. Contact Aaron Twitter Facebook Patrick Twitter Facebook…
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. We enjoy this opportunity to talk about trilogy world-building and whether we like the…
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, but we’ve patiently waited for it to be released on Blu-ray so that more would have the chance to see it before we had this discussion. Your Name, directed by Makoto…
Episode 88: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Dec 10, 2017 • 67 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. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was met with great critical acclaim and yet a number of fans also loudly complained…
Episode 87: Coco
Dec 3, 2017 • 82 min
Pixar’s newest film Coco puts the Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in the spotlight and explores fascinating cultural traditions with its vibrant animation and music. We discuss how Coco makes us feel and also talk about Kedi, a…
Minisode 32: Three Kings
Dec 1, 2017 • 43 min
Dark-comedy, scathing political satire, drama about human nature, or all of the above? David O. Russell’s Three Kings is a mixture of tones with a lot to say about the Persian Gulf War wrapped in an often funny, sometimes brutal adventure story. We dig in…
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. The Edge of Seventeen is unique in its rejection of typical genre tropes in order to tell a more realistic and innocent story. With memorable…
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. This conversation covers the positives and negatives of our Justice League experiences, and we also give our take on the DECU’s progress…
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, along with Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Josh Gad, Penelope Cruz, Leslie Odom Jr., Willem…
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. Indie filmmaker Taika Waititi takes the reigns of the MCU and molds Thor: Ragnarok with his signature comedic style. The result is an…
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, Ridley Scott’s adaptation of the Mark Brown account of the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu. This episode is a bit more…
Episode 82: The Blair Witch Project
Oct 30, 2017 • 109 min
For our 2017 Halloween episode, we are discussing the 1999 cult classic film that launched the found footage genre. The Blair Witch Project featured an incredible viral marketing campaign on its way to becoming the 2nd highest return on investment in film…
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. That’s right, it’s the iconic Scream, with all its self-awareness, gore, and that incredible opening scene. We talk about just how great…
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. Patrick called out sick but the show must go on and the People’s Critic, Tim Hall, fills in admirably to talk about one of his favorite movies of all-time. The Thing is well…
Episode 80: The Princess Bride
Oct 15, 2017 • 85 min
It is inconceivable to us that The Princess Bride turns 30 years old this year. This classic is cemented into pop culture, known for its memorable dialogue. Surprisingly, we manage not to turn this episode into a quote-a-long (although it was pretty…
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?” Blade Runner 2049 inspires us to honor its epic length with some extended conversation of our own. There is…
Episode 78: Blade Runner
Oct 2, 2017 • 96 min
Few movies have had as profound an impact on our thoughts of what it means to be human as Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. We welcome first time guest James Harleman, Blade Runner superfan, to the podcast and spend some time unpacking the film’s numerous…
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. We talk Watchmen, Zack Snyder’s epic 2009 cinematic adaptation of the 1980’s comic written by Alan Moore, and much like the film…
Minisode 28: mother!
Sep 25, 2017 • 65 min
Sometimes you’ve just gotta talk it out. Emmanuel Noisette of Eman’s Movie Reviews joins Aaron for an exploratory, therapeutic, cathartic, and hopefully insightful conversation about the many possible interpretations of Darren Aronofsky’s latest film.…
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. This film’s cast list reads like a who’s who of eventual Hollywood stars, and though…
Feelin’ It: The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Sep 20, 2017 • 22 min
Mike Ward from Should I See It joins Aaron to give their spoiler-free impressions about The LEGO Ninjago Movie. Does this newest LEGO-themed feature film live up to the dynamite success of its two previous entries? Listen now to find out what we think and…
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. Silver Linings Playbook offers us a peak into lives we don’t often see on a Hollywood…
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. So here we are, after having forced Patrick to watch movie in his least favorite genre, discussing the new…
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. Stephen Chbosky’s incredible story, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, is so much more than just another teenage…
Episode 74: Jurassic Park
Sep 4, 2017 • 84 min
We kick off book-to-movie month with arguably the best summer blockbuster ever made. Jurassic Park is one of those special films that evokes such a sense of awe and wonder that it captures the imaginations of adults and children alike. We talk through…
Minisode 26: Rudy
Aug 30, 2017 • 49 min
We celebrate the kick-off of football season by discussing Rudy, our August Donor Pick. This film provided us with a great opportunity to debate whether made-up content in a biopic can affect our level of inspiration. We also spend plenty of time gushing…
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. We had a conversation about the first season of the anime Tokyo Ghoul and wanted it to be available for you. The show presents a world in which humans must…
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. Our conversation about the 1957 directorial debut of Sidney Lumet is one we’ve been excited about for quite a while.…
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. If you’re wondering how we came to be discussing a film as maligned as Waterworld it’s because Andrew wanted to……
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. TRON: Legacy is undeniably one of the most visually incredible films ever made and has a score by Daft Punk that is…
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. This newest film in the growing Conjuring film universe is full of scares, but does it correct Annabelle’s failures and…
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. This beautiful stop-motion animated picture is magical, fantastical, and has a great story centered around a special family. As much as any movie we’ve discussed recently, Kubo and…
Minisode 24: Detroit
Jul 31, 2017 • 77 min
(SPOILER-FREE FIRST 17 MINUTES) Don Shanahan (Every Movie Has a Lesson) and Emmanuel Noisette (E-man’s Movie Reviews) join Aaron to discuss Kathryn Bigelow’s intense new film about the 1967 Detroit riots and Algiers Motel incident. Full Spoiler Review:…
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. This quirky romantic time travel film offers us a chance to talk about how nostalgia affects our lives and much more. Our listeners picked a good…
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. In this episode we talk about how our parents and upbringing informed our own parenting…
Minisode 23: The Faculty
Jul 28, 2017 • 38 min
June’s Donor Pick episode is finally here, just in time for August. Our patrons had to choose between five different 90’s horror movies and somehow this Robert Rodriguez sci-fi joint came out on top. We had a surprisingly good time revisiting the film and…
Feelin’ It: Atomic Blonde
Jul 26, 2017 • 16 min
(SPOILER FREE) Aaron and Ryan share their thoughts on the neon 80’s Cold War action spy film starring Charlize Theron. Is this truly just a female version of John Wick or something more? We answer that question and give you the details you need to decide…
Episode 68: Dunkirk
Jul 23, 2017 • 84 min
War film? Rescue film? Horror film? Or all three? We tackle Christopher Nolan’s latest movie and discuss whether the film’s unique narrative structure and immersive sound were positives or negatives. We also try to answer what we think a Christopher Nolan…
Feelin’ It: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Jul 20, 2017 • 22 min
(SPOILER FREE) Visionary director Luc Besson returns to the big screen with a stunningly beautiful sci-fi epic. There are some thing to really like about this film, and other things not so much. Aaron is joined by guest hosts Emmanuel and Blaine to hit…
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. War For the Planet of the Apes completes one of the greatest trilogies of the 21st century. It’s not just a story of humanity’s struggle to survive, but a character drama…
Episode 66: Spider-Man: Homecoming
Jul 10, 2017 • 82 min
This week we’re excited to be talking about our friendly neighborhood web-slinger and his triumphant return to Marvel storytelling control. Spider-Man: Homecoming is fun, fun, fun. We discuss new tech, getting the high school setting right, and who our…
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. It will either frustrate you or leave you haunted. Listen now to find out which you’ll be. Contact Don Twitter Facebook Website…
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. Not only that, but we also have an awesome guest with us, Chad Hopkins the host of The Cinescope Podcast, to help us…
Feelin’ It: The Beguiled
Jun 28, 2017 • 17 min
(SPOILER FREE) Aaron & Don give their thoughts on this wickedly entertaining remake from Sofia Coppola. We try to inform you so you can decide whether this seductively complex, yet simple, film is one for you. Contact Don Twitter Facebook Website Aaron…
Episode 64: Pacific Rim
Jun 24, 2017 • 81 min
It’s Transformers week, so we’re covering an even better giant robot movie. Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim is a love letter to the sandbox dreams of little kids everywhere, a passion project on a giant scale. But there is so much more to this film than…
Episode 63: Field of Dreams
Jun 18, 2017 • 86 min
Father’s Day and baseball go together like Heaven and Iowa. For this episode we are joined by Don Shanahan to talk about one of the best baseball films ever made. Field of Dreams is unique and packs quite the emotional punch, while never letting us forget…
Episode 62: The Social Network
Jun 11, 2017 • 94 min
The story of Facebook, sort of. To many this Oscar-nominated film from director David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is a masterpiece, crafting an interesting narrative in a thrilling and exciting way. To others it may be considered a gross…
Feelin’ It: Cars 3
Jun 11, 2017 • 21 min
(SPOILER FREE) Is Cars 3 a worthy sequel and worth seeing this summer? Aaron and Don talk a little bit about the best qualities of Pixar’s newest film and give you all the information you need to decide. KA-CHOW! Contact Don Twitter Facebook Website Aaron…
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. Wonder Woman let into theaters shouldering an enormous weight as the first female-directed and led superhero…
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. Mike Ward of Should I See It? Reviews is here for this one and we do our best to give you both our own adult impressions…
Festival Minisode: SIFF Coverage #2
May 31, 2017 • 79 min
Welcome back to another episode of Feelin’ Film Plus. Returning for another conversation about the Seattle International Film Festival is Mike Ward, a fellow Seattle film critic whose insightful reviews always break down the pros and cons to help us…
Festival Minisode: SIFF Coverage #1
May 31, 2017 • 82 min
The Seattle International Film Festival starts May 18, 2017 and Aaron is joined by guest host, and fellow Seattle film critic, Mike Ward to discuss some of the many films SIFF has to offer moviegoers this year. The guys take a spoiler-free approach in…
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. Luckily for us, it’s easy to be kind to this wonderful and enchanting retelling of a beloved fairy tale. So go ahead and settle…
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. Featuring perhaps the best soundtrack of any animated feature film and a surprisingly tragic story, The Lion King brings out our emotions like none other. We…
Episode 59: Almost Famous
May 21, 2017 • 71 min
We’re coming-of-age this week with a conversation about one of the greats. Cameron Crowe’s Oscar-winning screenplay fuels this story of a young wanna be rock journalist traveling with an up and coming band, and it smacks us right in the feels in many…
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. Don Shanahan joins Aaron to discuss this newest entry into the Alien-verse. Does Scott still have some magic left? Listen now to…
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. That’s right. Don’t adjust your device or whatever you are hearing this on. It’s us,…
New Show Announcement: Feelin’ Film Plus
May 8, 2017 • 5 min
Announcing a new podcast from the Feelin’ Film team. FF Plus is a place where our passions lead to conversation. Join the Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1162223530455455/ Support us on Patreon & get awesome rewards:…
Episode 57: Top Gun
May 7, 2017 • 61 min
This week we are flying into the danger zone for a discussion about Top Gun. We’ve also called in our wingman, and joining us for the first time ever is very special guest Josh Larsen from the Filmspotting podcast and Think Christian. It’s true, this film…
Episode 56: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
May 5, 2017 • 82 min
It’s The Fast & Furious, in spaaaaaaaace. Well, maybe not quite, but it’s close. With a strong theme of family resonating throughout, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 gives us much more to discuss than just really cool space battles (but there are plenty of…
Episode 55: The Circle
Apr 30, 2017 • 85 min
This week we discuss the dangers of modernization at the heart of The Circle. This film, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, offers us a glance into the not-so-distant future of technological advances and provides us a LOT of ethical dilemmas to talk…
Minisode 21: Ex Machina
Apr 28, 2017 • 52 min
For our April Donor Pick, our Patreon supporters chose from a list of films and by a wide margin picked this stunning sci-fi directorial debut from 2015 - Ex Machina. This film is ripe with ideas for contemplation and conversation so we brought in guest…
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. Returning guest hosts Reed Lackey and Blake Collier bring their vast genre knowledge…
Feelin’ It: Born in China
Apr 20, 2017 • 7 min
Pandas, and monkeys, and snow leopards, oh my! A short spoiler-free review of Disneynature’s Born in China, to help you decide if it’s worth seeing. Join the Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1162223530455455/ Support us on…
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. This yearly competition involves us choosing what we think will be the highest grossing films between May and Labor Day. This year we are joined by our Feelin’ Film…
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. Ever since Fast Five this series has been growing farther away from its racing roots and more toward full-blown action. Does the…
Minisode 18: Colossal
Apr 13, 2017 • 47 min
Colossal is every bit a monster movie, but it’s not the monster movie you expect. Don Shanahan joins the show to discuss the various genres that this film creatively blends together and to talk through some of its deeper themes. Don Shanahan Twitter:…
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. This thriller/horror film has deep religious themes and a story that is difficult to watch, but is brilliant in its execution. We…
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. Aaron discusses his history with the Smurfs, previous film versions, and also gives his emotional takeaway. Join the Facebook Discussion Group:…
Episode 52: The Notebook
Apr 3, 2017 • 88 min
We boldly go where Feelin’ Film has not gone before - into the romance zone. This week we’re talking about a beloved romantic classic, based on a book by celebrated author Nicholas Sparks, it’s The Notebook. Our conversation leads places we didn’t expect…
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. Tombstone is a classic Western action-adventure with one of the greatest ensemble casts ever assembled and perhaps the most quotable…
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. Life is a fast-paced sci-fi horror/thriller in space that tells the story of what…
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. Join the Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1162223530455455/ Support us on Patreon & get awesome rewards:…
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. Is it better than the original? Does it even matter? Is Emma Watson a good enough Belle? Are the new songs worthy of the classics? We answer these burning…
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. The winning movie was Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and we couldn’t be more excited to discuss this…
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. This latest monster movie provides plenty of thrilling, towering action sequences that are worthy of the King. We talk about the different style of creature features…
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. This latest installment is R-rated and offers us the gritty, ultra-violent picture of Wolverine that many know from…
Minisode 15: Get Out
Mar 2, 2017 • 57 min
In this minisode, horror writer and superfan Blake Collier joins the show to discuss Get Out, the new hit film from freshman director Jordan Peele. Get Out is a special film that has managed to subvert the genre in many ways and become not only a…
Episode 47: 2017 Oscar & Feeler’s Choice Reaction
Feb 28, 2017 • 120 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. One of the most shocking award ceremonies ever…
Minisode 14: Manchester by the Sea
Feb 24, 2017 • 49 min
In this minisode we’ll be discussing the multiple Oscar nominated film, Manchester by the Sea. This is a film that deals with grief as realistically as any we’ve ever seen and unpacking its layers of emotion was both exciting and, like watching the movie,…
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! Join the Facebook…
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. This film was chosen by our listeners via a voting process that was conducted using all of the movies recommended with our…
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. Batman is a beloved character and his treatment by the LEGO team in this film was handled with expert care. This movie didn’t…
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. We’ve had a fantastic time talking our way through…
Minisode 13: Silence
Feb 2, 2017 • 61 min
Silence is a complicated film. Based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Shusaku Endo, it tells the story of two Jesuit priests who travel to Japan to learn the fate of their mentor and spread the gospel of Christianity throughout the country. It is an…
Episode 43: Inception
Jan 29, 2017 • 105 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. There are enough layers here to fill many notebooks and we have a great time working our way through this…
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. This incredible movie gives us a wealth of topics to discuss - from the acting to the cinematography to the characters to the tough moral…
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. The story of A Monster Calls is close to both of our hearts and we hope to talk our way through some of the incredibly strong feelings…
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. There is so much to unpack from this marvelous film. Whether it be the unique…
Episode 40: Insomnia
Jan 10, 2017 • 66 min
We kick off #NolanMonth with the first of five straight episodes celebrating the talented director. Insomnia offers us a more straightforward film than we are used to from Christopher Nolan, but like the rest of his filmography gives us plenty of…
Minisode 11: 2016 Year in Review
Jan 6, 2017 • 147 min
In this special SPOILER FREE “minisode,” we wrap up the year by discussing some of our favorite things about 2016. Instead of just a top ten list of favorite films, we talk about the moments and performances that really resonated with us personally. This…
Episode 39: Passengers
Jan 1, 2017 • 81 min
This week we’re taking a journey through space with Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence in Passengers. The film has received pretty harsh criticism after being praised and hyped prior to its release. This provides us a great opportunity to discuss…
Episode 38: It’s a Wonderful Life
Dec 24, 2016 • 68 min
For our first ever Christmas episode, we choose a film that really fits the “feelin’” focus of our show. It’s a Wonderful Life has long been a favorite and important movie to both hosts and discussing the lessons it has taught us is a real joy. In…
Minisode 10: La La Land
Dec 22, 2016 • 77 min
Enchanting and magical, this simple Hollywood tale of a jazz pianist falling for an aspiring actress is a journey of emotions. In Damien Chazelle’s new modern-day musical we are treated to a deep masterpiece of storytelling from one of the profession’s…
Episode 37: Rogue One
Dec 19, 2016 • 75 min
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… two hosts set forth on a mission to discuss the latest film in the Star Wars universe. With the release of Rogue One this week, we jump in to give our thoughts and talk about the experience we had with the first…
Minisode 9: Moonlight
Dec 15, 2016 • 56 min
In this bonus minisode, Josh Crabb of Reel World Theology joins Aaron to discuss one of the most emotionally affecting films of the year. Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight is a story of human connection and self-discovery about a young black man struggling to grow…
Episode 36: The Incredibles
Dec 12, 2016 • 73 min
This week, Aaron and guest host Blaine Grimes tackle the superhero genre and talk about one of Pixar’s best films - The Incredibles. This episode gives us a chance to examine the amazing way in which Pixar blends emotional family depth and creative…
Minisode 8: Hell or High Water
Dec 8, 2016 • 49 min
Aaron is joined by guest co-host Blake Collier to discuss 2016’s hit indie film Hell or High Water. With its West Texas setting capturing the atmosphere perfectly, expert acting, and tragically authentic story about brotherly love and the plight of…
Episode 35: Serenity
Dec 5, 2016 • 73 min
Gabriel Green of the Underrated Podcast joins us this week to talk about one of the best science fiction films ever made. There are many kinds of sci-fi, but no film has ever captured the same combination of action, ideas, and character depth as Serenity.…
Episode 34: The Prestige
Nov 28, 2016 • 75 min
This week we are covering one of our favorite films of all-time, Christopher Nolan’s magical masterpiece - The Prestige. It is a film we talk about often and yet it still feels full of untapped discussion potential. Yes, there is plenty of magic, but…
Episode 33: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Nov 21, 2016 • 71 min
This week we journey back into the wizarding world for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first film in a lengthy new series set in the USA. It’s impossible to discuss this film without talking about the expectations fans of Harry Potter go into…
Minisode 7: Arrival
Nov 18, 2016 • 51 min
In this minisode, we tackle the deep themes in Denis Villeneuve’s new science fiction masterpiece, Arrival. Based on a Ted Chiang short story called “Story of Your Life”, Arrival tells the story of an alien race who has landed on earth and humanity’s…
Episode 32: Nerve
Nov 14, 2016 • 75 min
This week we cover one of 2016’s most underrated films, the rom-com thriller, Nerve. With surprisingly incredible visuals and soundtrack, plus a timely story about the dangers of placing your identity in social media approval, this movie delivers a great…
Minisode 6: Doctor Strange
Nov 11, 2016 • 50 min
In this special bonus episode, Aaron brings in Chad Hopkins of The Cinescope Podcast to help explore the many dimensions of Doctor Strange. Are the visuals really that stunning? Yes. Yes, they are. But we also discuss the story, its villains, and even…
Episode 31: Hacksaw Ridge
Nov 7, 2016 • 84 min
For this week’s episode we discuss Mel Gibson’s latest film, which is both powerful and important. Hacksaw Ridge had a huge emotional impact on us both and solidified its place among our favorites of the 2016. We talk in depth about how Desmond Doss’…
Episode 30: The Cabin in the Woods
Oct 31, 2016 • 75 min
This week we wrap up our trio of October-themed episodes with a cult classic and fan favorite, The Cabin in the Woods. This horror comedy by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard defies expectations and turns typical horror movie stereotypes upside down for one…
Episode 29: Speed Racer
Oct 23, 2016 • 75 min
We bring on special guest Mikey Fissel from Reel World Theology to help us make the case for why the Wachowski’s Speed Racer is highly underrated. This visually stunning film is more than just your typical live-action cartoon remake. It combines…
Episode 28: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Oct 17, 2016 • 60 min
It’s another Halloween-centric episode for this October and one of the best animated musicals ever made. We geek out over our love for Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, a film with a great message, incredible music, and unique characters. If…
Episode 27: The Birth of a Nation
Oct 10, 2016 • 67 min
This week we chat about the Nat Turner biopic, The Birth of a Nation. Freshman director Nate Parker’s passion project tells the story to Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher who initiates a deadly uprising in the American south. There is plenty to…
Episode 26: Young Frankenstein
Oct 3, 2016 • 61 min
We kick off the scariest month of the year by discussing Mel Brooks’ classic horror comedy, Young Frankenstein. Comedy like this seems to be a lost art and evokes a special kind of audience response that is built more on paying attention than shock value.…
Episode 25: The Magnificent Seven
Sep 26, 2016 • 83 min
For our 25th anniversary episode, we do something that rarely happens - disagree. Aaron brings his experience with the remake’s original source material into the conversation while Patrick approaches it from the eyes of a first time viewer. The result is…
Minisode 5: Blair Witch
Sep 21, 2016 • 61 min
Aaron is joined by Reed Lackey from The Fear of God Podcast to discuss this surprise sequel to one of the most iconic horror films of all time. Does the Blair Witch formula work again with more modernization? Is it scary? And is there some sort of time…
Episode 24: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Sep 19, 2016 • 86 min
In a particularly strong episode on the FEELIN’ side of things, Patrick & Aaron express their deep love for the storytelling and message of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Everything seems to connect in a very special way when it comes to this film. The…
Minisode 4: Summer Movie Challenge Recap
Sep 12, 2016 • 64 min
Richard & David from Popcorn Theology join us to discuss the summer movie season and the results of our podcast challenge. Tune in to find out which podcast emerged victorious, who the individual winner was, and what our thoughts were on the movie of…
Episode 23: The Goonies
Sep 12, 2016 • 73 min
Hey, you guys! This week’s film was determined via listener vote, and you chose a beloved 80’s adventure movie with plenty to talk about. For one of us it’s full of nostalgia and for the other it’s a totally new experience. But ultimately we both land on…
Episode 22: 10 Cloverfield Lane
Sep 5, 2016 • 85 min
We try and unravel the mystery box that is 10 Cloverfield Lane, a film that proves the monster isn’t always what we expect. With great performances, incredible sound design, and a twisty tense narrative, this debut film by director Dan Trachtenberg is one…
Episode 21: West Side Story
Aug 29, 2016 • 78 min
We don’t take sides in this gang war, but we certainly lean more toward love than hate when discussing the all-time great musical. West Side Story is beloved by many, and for very good reason. Its themes of star-crossed love and race in America are…
Episode 20: Sing Street
Aug 22, 2016 • 75 min
This week we relish the opportunity to talk about a movie that brings us genuine joy and is unlike anything else coming out of Hollywood this year. There is a purity to the story of Sing Street that will resonate with audiences. We dig into its themes and…
Episode 19: Armageddon
Aug 15, 2016 • 77 min
Aaron & Patrick give a second chance to a film that could also be considered a classic, or at the very least the best disaster movie ever made. Maybe, maybe not, but it’s certainly full of emotional impact, excitement, and explosions. That makes for a fun…
Episode 18: Suicide Squad
Aug 8, 2016 • 75 min
Another DC superhero movie, another wave of negative reviews. But is there enjoyment to be had in this film? We think so and highlight all the best parts of what turned out to be a surprisingly fun film despite its flaws. What We’ve Been Up To - 0:02:42…
Episode 17: Chariots of Fire
Aug 1, 2016 • 81 min
We kick off the 2016 Summer Olympics by talking about arguably the greatest film ever made within the setting. The themes are deep and emotional content wide in this powerful story about class, religion, and honor. What We’ve Been Up To - 0:01:23 Aaron…
Minisode 3: Negative Film Criticism & Fandom Rage with Andrew Dyce
Jul 29, 2016 • 67 min
Special guest Andrew Dyce, editor at Screenrant.com and co-host of the Total Geekall podcast, joins us to discuss a concerning trend of negative groupthink toward films and angry fandom. Using films such as Batman v Superman, Avatar, and Ghostbusters, we…
Episode 16: Star Trek Beyond
Jul 25, 2016 • 84 min
We boldly go where no podcast has gone before to discuss the newest film in the rebooted Star Trek movie universe. Does Star Trek Beyond amount to more than just Fast and Furious in space? And if that’s all it is, is that even a bad thing? The fandom…
Episode 15: Tomorrowland
Jul 18, 2016 • 59 min
We take a trip to the awe-inspiring world of Tomorrowland this week and discuss how marketing has a major impact on the expectations of moviegoers. Regardless of story choices, this is a film with a fantastic message about creativity and imagination. What…
Episode 14: The Secret Life of Pets
Jul 11, 2016 • 73 min
As pet owners we get giddy over seeing what our beloved animals might be up to when we’re not home. But does The Secret Life of Pets have more to offer from its adventure story, or is it too many gags and not enough substance? We discuss our experience…
Episode 13: The BFG
Jul 4, 2016 • 51 min
This week we try not to get our words muggled while we discuss Steven Spielberg’s latest whoopsy waffling film based on a beloved children’s book. The movie presents an opportunity for us to discuss the value of enjoying a theater experience without it…
Minisode 2: The Shallows
Jul 1, 2016 • 43 min
We go deep into The Shallows to examine whether this is just another shark attack movie or something with a little more heart. Part horror, part drama, all awesome is our consensus for this gorgeously shot survivor movie. Intro/Outro Music - “Air Hockey…
Episode 12: Chappie
Jun 27, 2016 • 63 min
This week we give Chappie a second chance. Can it possibly be as bad as reviews would have you believe? We think there is an awful lot of good in the film, including some big ideas worth thinking about. We discuss these, Blomkamp’s reputation, and his…
Episode 11: Finding Dory
Jun 20, 2016 • 62 min
Patrick & Aaron set off on a journey to find meaning in Pixar’s latest animated feature. We promise this episode isn’t in whale language, but we were tempted to try. This picture is more than just its laughs and grins; it tells an important story about…
Minisode 1: The Conjuring 2
Jun 17, 2016 • 42 min
Aaron is joined by guest Scott Kelly to discuss James Wan’s latest horror masterpiece. Is The Conjuring 2 one of the rare sequels that is better than the original? It’s certainly worthy of consideration. The hosts dig into themes of skepticism, faith, and…
Episode 10: Jaws
Jun 13, 2016 • 82 min
For our milestone 10th episode we go BIG as Patrick & Aaron discuss one of the most iconic films of all-time. We celebrate by diving into the deep end with a killer shark and exploring all the themes and suspense that made this film the first summer…
Episode 9: TMNT 2: Out of the Shadows
Jun 6, 2016 • 81 min
This first sequel in the rebooted Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie universe has real Turtle Power and is a ton of fun for young and old. Patrick and Aaron recount all the great laugh out loud moments, nostalgic nods, and a couple of surprisingly deep…
Episode 8: TMNT
May 29, 2016 • 72 min
They’re ninjas. They’re mutants! Technically, they’re turtles. And they’re teenagers. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returned to the big screen with a bang in 2014 and this week Patrick & Aaron reminisce about this newest version of a beloved childhood…
Episode 7: Twister
May 23, 2016 • 75 min
This week the guys get blown away by a classic disaster film. Who knew that divorce drama and tornados could be so much fun? Come listen as Patrick & Aaron discuss whether or not Bill Paxton can singlehandedly bring down an otherwise awesome film. Spoiler…
Episode 6: Captain America: Civil War
May 16, 2016 • 92 min
Patrick and Aaron join the fight as the MCU is broken apart. Are we Team Cap or Team Ironman? Listen to find out and hear about the emotional response we had to Marvel’s newest epic adventure. You don’t wanna miss this. What We’ve Been Watching - 2:10…
2016 Summer Movie Challenge
May 9, 2016 • 58 min
This year we’ve decided to join in the popular 2016 Summer Movie Challenge. We’ll be competing both individually and as a team against Richard and David, the hosts of Popcorn Theology! 2016 Summer Movie Challenge Rules The rules for the game come from…
Episode 5: Ride with the Devil/Beasts of No Nation
May 9, 2016 • 39 min
Guns N’ Roses said it best, “I don’t need your Civil War…” But alas, civil wars do happen, and this week we are bringing you two recommendations of films set during such a conflict. One is a scary look at the life of a child soldier in a fictional West…
Episode 4: Pan
May 2, 2016 • 82 min
Join us for a deep dive into the vibrant and fantastical world of Neverland. In this “second chance” episode we discuss how some films are better seen through the eyes of a child, and how adults can consciously work to have the same experience. There is…
Episode 3: Waking Ned Devine/Short Term 12
Apr 25, 2016 • 35 min
This week Aaron & Patrick each have a spoiler-free film recommendation. Patrick discusses his love for the Irish comedy Waking Ned Devine and Aaron talks about the emotional impact Short Term 12 has had on him. Both films are currently streaming on…
Episode 2: Midnight Special
Apr 18, 2016 • 69 min
Join us for a conversation about the highly under-marketed and under-appreciated new film from director Jeff Nichols. We discuss the importance of plot, emotional storytelling, and more about this old school science fiction mystery. Links to some of the…
Episode 1: Batman v Superman
Apr 7, 2016 • 78 min
On this inaugural episode, Aaron and Patrick lay out the vision for Feelin’ Film and explain why we should be looking for the good in movies. They discuss Batman v Superman at length and don’t shy away from addressing some of the film’s criticisms, but…