A Film By...

A Film By...

A Film By... is a podcast created and hosted by Brad Koszo and Jeff Johnson. Together, they wax intellectual about Hollywood's biggest film directors, their underrated movies, and the things we love about them.

Episodes

February 28, 2024 67 mins
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. Did you skip Picard because you never watched Star Trek: The Next Generation? If you're ready to catch up at warp speed, we discuss the ten episodes you need to see from season four, if you aren't ready to watch all 26 episodes!

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Welcome to another riveting episode of A Film By... Podcast! Jeff and David are exploring the gritty and intense narrative of four friends navigating the dangerous streets of Harlem in Ernest Dickerson's 1992 directorial debut, "Juice." Dickerson, known for his exceptional cinematography and collaborations with Spike Lee, brings forth a gripping tale of power, friendship, and the consequences of choices made in the pursuit of respe...
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February 23, 2024 51 mins
Join us for a nostalgic trip back to the year 1996! We're exploring the culture, the music, and the message that films in 1996 offered, to determine whether they're classics, cult classics, or a product of their time! Jason Colvin of the Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast joins Jeff to discuss weight loss fads, 90s culture, and Eddie Murphy's come back in "The Nutty Professor!"

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February 20, 2024 56 mins
In today's episode, Jeff and Andrew explore F. Gary Gray's gripping thriller, "Law Abiding Citizen." Gray's intense narrative follows Clyde Shelton, brilliantly portrayed by Gerard Butler, seeking justice outside the confines of the legal system in a cat-and-mouse game with DA Nick Rice, portrayed by the electrifying Jamie Foxx. The thought-provoking themes, moral ambiguity of the characters, and suspenseful twists that keep audien...
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February 16, 2024 41 mins
"Things sure have changed since we got kicked out of high school!"

Our limited series, "A Film at 45" is back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the films of 1979. We're dusting off the end of a decade that changed cinema forever, with a fresh look at modern classics and hidden gems that we can't stop watching! On this episode, David and Scott head to class with The Ramones in the Roger Corman classic, "Rock 'n' Roll High School."

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February 15, 2024 5 mins
Enjoy our quick, SPOILER-FREE review of "Madame Web." Are you a fan of the film? Let us know!

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On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. Did you skip Picard because you never watched Star Trek: The Next Generation? If you're ready to catch up at warp speed, we discuss the ten episodes you need to see from season three, if you aren't ready to watch all 22 episodes!

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February 13, 2024 60 mins
Following the critical success of his film, "Precious," director Lee Daniels took us to the sultry, seedy locale of small-town Florida in the late 60s with "The Paperboy." Jeff and Amber engage in a divisive conversation about the complexities and controversies that make this crime thriller a provacative film!

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February 9, 2024 52 mins
Join us for a nostalgic trip back to the year 1996! We're exploring the culture, the music, and the message that films in 1996 offered, to determine whether they're classics, cult classics, or a product of their time! Author Andy Frye joins Jeff to discuss environmental satire, 90s culture, and slapstick comedy. Are you ready to get locked in with Pauly Shore inside the "Bio-Dome?"

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February 6, 2024 48 mins
Step into the shadows with Jeff and Scott as they embark on a journey down the dark alleyways of the Hughes Brothers' 2001 period crime thriller "From Hell." Adapted from Alan Moore's graphic novel, the film weaves a murder-filled mystery through Victorian-era London, as Johnny Depp's Inspector Abberline works to unravel the identity of Jack the Ripper before he takes his next victim.

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"We're gonna rain on you, Warriors!"

Our limited series, "A Film at 45" is back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the films of 1979. We've invited our dear friend Apache Ramos, Orphan #2, to join us and share some stories from the set, or rather the streets of Walter Hill's iconic film "The Warriors."

Apache was born in Brooklyn and raised in the Bronx. That's why his blood type is B+! Get ready for an entertaining episode that d...
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On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. Did you skip Picard because you never watched Star Trek: The Next Generation? If you're ready to catch up at warp speed, we discuss the ten episodes you need to see from season two, if you aren't ready to watch all 22 episodes!

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January 30, 2024 59 mins
In today's episode, Jeff and Amber explore the lively exploits of two unlikely friends working at the New York City Morgue in Ron Howard's hilarious directorial debut "Night Shift." Henry Winkler and Shelly Long join Michael Keaton in his breakout comedic role, as they discreetly operate a brothel inside the morgue. The at-times raunchy comedy is not without heart, as Ron Howard delivers on the charm and allows us to fall for the p...
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January 23, 2024 59 mins
Today's episode takes you into the gripping world of mountaineering and adrenaline-pumping suspense with Martin Campbell's "Vertical Limit." Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Himalayas, this action-packed thriller follows the harrowing journey of a rescue team attempting to save stranded climbers on K2, the world's second-highest peak. Join Jeff, Andrew, and Andy as they analyze the action, discuss the stellar cast led b...
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On our first "Phasers Set To Stun" episode, we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. Did you skip Picard because you never watched Star Trek: The Next Generation? If you're ready to catch up at warp speed, we discuss the ten episodes you need to see from season one, if you aren't ready to watch all 26 episodes!

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January 16, 2024 53 mins
In this riveting season opener, Jeff, Amber, and Andrew delve into the cinematic world of Sir John Boorman's "The Emerald Forest." Released in 1985, the film takes us deep into the Amazon rainforest with the gripping tale of a father's relentless quest to find his missing son, and come to terms with the delicate balance of nature and civilization.

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January 9, 2024 2 mins
We're back with more in 2024! Jeff, David, and Scott share what's in store for you this season.

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January 2, 2024 61 mins
"Run, Runner!"


Jason Colvin of The Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast joins Jeff in the 23rd century to discuss the last film in our limited "1976" series, Logan's Run; starring Michael York, and Jenny Agutter!

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December 26, 2023 41 mins
A Comedy On The Edge

Brad and Jeff discuss Nora Ephron's dark Christmas comedy Mixed Nuts! It's a wild night of unexpected events taking place at a crisis hotline center with Steve Martin doing his best to control the situation. The conversation includes favorite non-traditional Santa Clauses, Ephron's undisputed title as the Queen of the rom/com, and the amazing breakout performance of Liev Schreiber!

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December 19, 2023 65 mins
"Filthy Billy! I know what you did, nasty Billy!"

Jeff welcomes "slasher aficionado" Amanda Janik to the show to discuss Bob Clark's Christmas classic (no, not that one)! So take the phone off the hook and join us for Black Christmas; starring Olivia Hussey, Margot Kidder, and John Saxon!


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