Short, spoiler free film and TV reviews followed by a post viewing discussion. Hosted by Kris Chaney.
A short, spoiler free review on Halloween followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by David Gordan Green, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Rohan Campbell, and Will Patton.
Set four years after the events of last year’s Halloween Kills, Laurie tries to rebuild her life normally with her granddaughter Allyson, when Michael emerges to finish what he started more than 20 years ago.
A short, spoiler free review on The Black Phone (R.2022) followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by Scott Derrickson who also had a hand in the writing, starring Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Jeremy Davies, James Ransone, and E. Roger Mitchell.
When Finney is kidnapped by a mysterious, sadistic killer and locked in a soundproof basement, a black phone begins ringing and informing Finney of how to beat his kid...
A short, spoiler free review on Hustle followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by Jeremiah Zagar, starring Adam Sandler, Juancho Hernangomez, Queen Latifa Ben Foster, Kenny Smith, Anthony Edwards, Jordan Hull, and Robert Duvall.
An NBA talent scout discovers a hidden gem hustling on a street court while scouting players in Spain.
REEL-View Rating: ⭐️ 9/10
Length of film: 1h 57m
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A short, spoiler free review on Top Gun: Maverick followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by Joseph Kosinski, starring Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Bashir Salahuddin, Jon Hamm, Monica Barbaro, and Glen Powell.
Now a test pilot after 30 years as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Maverick is assigned back to the place where he gained his greatest fame, Top Gun.
REEL-View Rating: ⭐️ 9/1...
A short, spoiler free review on The Batman followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by Matt Reeves who also had a hand in the writing, starring Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Dano, John Turturro, Andy Serkis, Colin Farrell, and Peter Sarsgaard.
The Batman within the first two years of fighting crime in Gotham City, battles the Riddler, a sadistic serial killer who is murdering Gotham’s corrupt politician...
A short, spoiler free review on Eternals followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Chloe Zhao, starring Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Don Lee, and Barry Keoghan
A group of immortal beings created by celestials, live on Earth and fight the Deviants.
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A short, spoiler free review on CODA followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Sian Heder, based on French foreign film La famille Belier, starring Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant, Amy Forsyth, and Eugenio Derbez.
As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When her family’s business is threatened, Ruby finds herself choosing between pursuing mus...
A short, spoiler free review on Nightmare Alley followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, Kim Morgan is also credited for writing, based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham. It stars Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Ron Perlman, and David Strathairn.
Guillermo del Toro’s take on Nightmare Alley, follows the rise and fall of Stanto...
In a special REEL Crime Segment, Kris explores the details of the Hotel Cecil, the history, and a disappearance that occurred there. The docuseries referenced is Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel released in 2021
Elisa Lam was a 21-year-old Canadian student at the University of British Columbia who went on a vacation to the West Coast. She was visiting various locations in CA when she arrived at the Cecil Hotel in LA on...
A short, spoiler free review on Netflix series, Archive 81 followed by a post viewing discussion. Created by Rebecca Sonnenshine, starring Mamoudou Athie, Dina Shihabi, Evan Jonigkeit, Julia Chan, Ariana Neal, Matt McGorry, and Martin Donovan.
An archivist hired to restore a collection of tapes finds himself reconstructing the work of a filmmaker and her investigation into a dangerous cult.
REEL-View Rating: ⭐️ 7/10
A short, spoiler free review on Being the Ricardos, followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Aron Sorkin, starring Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, and Alia Shawkat.
This film takes place during a production week of I Love Lucy in which they face a crisis that nearly ends their careers and another which could end their marriage.
REEL-View Rating: ⭐️ 7/10
Length of f...
A short, spoiler free review on Netflix Original film, The Unforgivable, followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by Nora Fingscheidt, starring Sandra Bullock, Richard Thomas, Linda Emond, Jon Bernthal, Viola Davis, Aisling Franciosi, and Vincent D’Onofrio.
A woman recently released from prison after serving 20 years for a violent crime, returns to a community that refuses to forgive her past.
REEL-View Rating: ⭐️ 7...
A short, spoiler free review on The Matrix Resurrections followed by a post viewing discussion. Directed by Lana Wachowski; starring Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jonathan Groff, Jessica Henwick, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Neil Patrick Harris.
Returned to a world of two lives, Mr. Anderson must choose to follow the white rabbit once more to find out if his reality is a construct.
REEL-View Rating: ⭐...
A short, spoiler free review on Don’t Look Up followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Adam McKay, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Timothee Chalamet, Ron Perlman, and Ariana Grande.
Two low-level astronomers who discover a planet killing comet heading straight for Earth join a political media tour to warn mankind ab...
For a special holiday episode REEL Film Reviewed 12 Top Holiday Films! Which of your favorites get REEL-viewed? Happy Holidays everyone, thank you for listening!
***SPOILER Alert - Due to the age of the films, the REEL-Views may contain spoilers*** Audio warning - the music compared to the episode content varies, use caution when listening with earphones or buds
REEL-View Rating Scales: ⭐️ 7-10/10
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A short, spoiler free review on Mare of Easttown, followed by a deep dive discussion. created and written by Brad Ingelsby and directed by Craig Zobel, starring Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, Cameron Mann, John Douglas Thompson, Guy Pearce, and Joe Tippett.
Mare is a Det. Sgt. and Easttown Native, and when the death of a young girl adds to missing case of another teenage girl, she must investigate the ...
Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.
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The most notorious mass murder in Ohio’s history happened on the night of April 21, 2016 in rural Pike County. Four crime scenes, thirty-two gunshot wounds, eight members of the Rhoden family left dead in their homes. Two years later a local family of four, the Wagners, are arrested and charged with the crimes. As the Wagners await four back-to-back capital murder trials, the KT Studios team revisits Pike County to examine: crime-scene forensics, upcoming legal proceedings, and the ties that bind the victims and the accused. As events unfold and new crimes are uncovered, what will it mean for all involved? What will it mean for Pike County?
It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.