Mad About Movies

Mad About Movies

Founded in 2013, three critics hailing from Dallas-Fort Worth attempt to make sense of the current state of cinema without taking this whole thing too seriously. They’re just movies, y’all. Hosts Kent Garrison, Richard Bardon and Brian Gill - on Twitter @MadAboutMovies - check scores on Rotten Tomatoes. Want more MAM? Become a VIP and get tons more Mad About Movies @


April 17, 2024 52 mins

Is A24's CIVIL WAR top quality Garland, or mid Garland? Let's dig into everything from Kirsten Dunst to the themes to photo quality as we try and figure out how to feel about Alex Garland's CIVIL WAR.

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Dev Patel is doing it all when it comes to MONKEY MAN. How does it compare to the movies that inspired it, and how many more Monkey movies can we talk about on MAM?

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April 3, 2024 57 mins

Gozilla times King Kong equals a good thing, right? That's the question we attempt to answer this week as we dig into the continuation of the MONSTERVERSE with everything going on with GODZILLA X KONG.

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March 28, 2024 56 mins

It's the year of our Lord 2024 and we are still getting new Ghostbusters movies. Is this a good or a bad thing? Let's dive into FROZEN EMPIRE, Ghostbusters nostalgia, and Dan Aykroyd talk on this week's main feed MAM!

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Hard to believe we have reached a thousand episodes of Mad About Movies. So we're here to rewind and remember some of the best moments so far, as picked by the MAM VIPs. Apologies (or you're welcome?) in advance for the insanity that occurs.

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It was an Oscars with surprises and obvious winners. But were they the right surprises and winners? Let's talk all the things the 96th Academy Awards had to offer on our annual Oscars Postgame Show!

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March 6, 2024 47 mins

We've got Denis, spice, Zendaya, politics and sand worms all back in cinemas, so did DUNE PART TWO live up to the hype? Let's discuss on this week's main feed MAM!

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February 21, 2024 50 mins

We're starting off 2024 really weak or really strong, depending on your perspective. This week it's MADAME WEB and all the lunacy it provided. Let's talk about WHY it flopped, WHO is to blame, and PEPSI, of course.

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February 14, 2024 65 mins

It's a FILM that Matthew Vaughn somehow convinced Tim Cook to let him spend $200 million on. Surely the investment paid off, right? Let's talk about the train wreck that is ARGYLLE and reveal the results of the Winter Movie Draft!

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January 31, 2024 90 mins

It's time to finally close the book on the year of 2023 in movies. We're counting down our top 10 worst and best, plus bringing Biggest Surprises, MVPs and LVPs to the air as we say goodbye to the year of Barbenheimers and Beanie Bubbles.

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The Oscar Nominations for the 96th Academy Awards are here, and we're making our final picks and raging in unison with the #GretaGang, plus discussing the highly-anticipated fourth season of True Detective. Is it worth your time?

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In 2004, you couldn't turn around without seeing or hearing a reference to NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. So how has it held up after 20 years, and what is its place in pop culture / cinematic history? Let's discuss in a special NAPOLEON / NAPOLEON crossover edition of MAM!

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January 10, 2024 45 mins

Us being a movie podcast hailing from Dallas-Fort Worth, it would be a crime not to do an episode covering a movie about something from Dallas-Fort Worth! It's the Von Erich's, Efron, The Bear and Durkin at the center of this week's convo as we discuss A24's THE IRON CLAW.

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January 3, 2024 44 mins

Bradley Cooper went all out to become the MAESTRO, but did it pay off? Let's begin to round out the final slate of films for this season and get some Netflix fare into the mix with a full MAESTRO episode.

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December 27, 2023 36 mins

Will AQUAMAN AND THE LOST KINGDOM be the last time we see this character on the big screen? Why didn't it make more money during Christmas weekend? It's our movie of the week here on the main feed as we begin to round out 2023!

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December 22, 2023 18 mins

You can ask us anything if you are a MAM VIP! We answered some of those anything-goes-style questions in this special episode!

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December 20, 2023 58 mins

The third reboot of the Willy Wonka franchise is upon us, this time with Chalamet Nation first in line on opening day. Did the Paul King bring us another PADDINGTON? Let's break down all that this version of WONKA had to offer, besides Oompa-Loompa Hugh Grant, of course.

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The host-less Golden Globes have nominees! How much should we care, and how many THE TOURIST'S are nominated? Let's talk it out on the latest Movie News Roundup edition of MAM!

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December 6, 2023 44 mins

Is The Holdovers a Christmas movie? Why are so many people talking about such a quaint movie? Does Paul Giamatti finally confront his stench? SPOILER ALERT: He does! Let's talk Alexander Payne, boarding schools and a little Downsizing (see what we did there?) as we discuss HOLDOVERS!

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THE HUNGER GAMES is one of the most popular franchises to come out during our time podcasting, and they're already rebooting it! Does this version have the same potential as the OG one? Time to talk SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES and reflect on the Thanksgiving weekend in movie going.

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