Movie Mike's Movie Podcast

Movie Mike's Movie Podcast

Movie Mike’s Movie Podcast is hosted by Mike D who is the head writer on The Bobby Bones Show and The BobbyCast where he has been dubbed as the ‘resident movie expert’. The podcast offers a weekly deep dive in a cinema topic often formatted in a ranking list format. Each episode, Mike gives a spoiler free review of a new movie in theaters or streaming at home. Plus, Mike offers listeners a look at what’s coming to a screen near you soon inside of Movie Mike’s Trailer Park where he breaks down the latest film teasers. Mike is a frequent moviegoer and researcher of movie facts and trivia. He doesn’t consider himself a ‘critic’ because he’s just a guy who loves movies!

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February 19, 2024 54 mins

Marvel's new take on "The Fantastic Four" has its cast and Mike is here to give a history of the superhero team in film. He gives his thoughts on the new cast, previous casts and what this means for the future of the MCU. Mike follows that up with his list of the Best Movie Castings of all time from Harrison Ford as Han Solo in Star Wars to Chris Tucker as Smokey in Friday and so many more! In the Movie Review, Mike gives his spoil...

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This week’s theme is Romantic Sadness. Movie Mike takes you on a heartfelt journey through the world of cinema as he delves into the realm of love, loss, and the bittersweet moments that tug at our heartstrings. Mike shares why each of these 7 movies have a personal connection to his love life and most time lack thereof.  Mike explores the narratives that explore the complexities of love and its inevitable sorrows. In the Movie Rev...

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Get ready for a cinematic journey through time as Movie Mike delves into the anniversaries of movies turning 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10 years old. From timeless classics to forgotten gems, Movie Mike will guide you through the decades, discussing which films deserve to be saved and cherished, and which ones he is throwing into the cinematic incinerator. In Movie Review, Mike talks about the spy thriller, "Argylle." Mike gives his spoil...

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Mike and Kelsey react to the 96th Academy Awards nominations. They talk about who they think will win, who they were surprised actually got nominated and the outrage over MAJOR snubs this year . In the Movie Review, Mike and Kelsey give their thoughts on the Boys in the Boat directed by George Clooney. The film takes place during the height of the Great Depression. The members of the rowing team at the University of Washington get ...

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Recently, Mickey Mouse has entered the public domain after the copyright on Steamboat Willie officially expired. Mike was inspired by this and in this episode shares his Top 5 ideas he has for movies that should be made once these famous characters become public domain. He explains what public domain means and other characters that have recently gone into the public domain and people are already making movies with the characters wi...

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Movie Mike shares the movies he is looking forward to the most in 2024 that includes everything from new movies from Disney to A24. Mike also addresses the criticisms that ‘everything is a remake or sequel’ and why everyone is saying that the superhero genre is dead. In the Movie Review, Mike gives his thoughts on Mean Girls which is the big screen adaption of the musical based on the iconic 2004 film. Mike shares his favorite song...

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Movie Mike and Kelsey share all the movies they have seen over the last 2 weeks which includes Wonka, Anyone But You, Saltburn, Migration, Rebel Moon and so many more! They share which movies were their favorites and recommend vs. which movies let them down and you should probably avoid. In the Movie Review, Mike shares his thoughts on A24’s The Iron Claw starring Zac Effron. He talks about the amazing performances, if he believes ...

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Mike breaks the traditional episode format to give you all of his favorite movies for 2023. He delivers his definitive list of the movies that brought him the most joy, had the biggest impact on cinema and will be rewatched in the years to follow.  He follows that up by sharing the movies he thinks were the worst and why he hated them the most. Plus, 10 honorable mentions of great movies that didn’t quite make the top of his list b...

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December 28, 2023 24 mins

In this episode, Mike lets Kelsey take over the podcast to share her 10 favorite books of 2023! Kelsey is an avid reader and wanted to share books she read this year for those looking to dive into something new. Mike asks her about which of the books she read this year would make the best movie, judging books by their cover and books vs. movies.

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December 25, 2023 39 mins

In this episode, Movie Mike takes a look back at his conversations as he counts down his Top 5 Interviews of 2023. Mike as he revisits some of the most entertaining conversations from the Super Troopers guys to the director of Blue Beetle, the writer of Air and more! Take a listen to find out all about the filmmaking process from the people who made great movies this year!

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It’s almost Christmas! Movie Mike and Kelsey get into spirit with their Ultimate Christmas Movie Watch Guide. From timeless classics to hidden gems, they curated a must-watch list that will have you covered for the entire holiday season. In the Movie Review, Mike talks about Poor Things starring Emma Stone and Mark Ruffalo. In the movie, her character is brought back to life by an unorthodox scientist and then runs off with a lawye...

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Mike shares his love for The Simpsons and classic movies he discovered watching the show as a kid after they did parodies of them. He gives his list of perfect parodies of famous films executed on the show during the 90’s. Mike talks to Director Andrew Davis about how he felt after the Simpsons parodies his movie The Fugitive, working with Tommy Lee Jones and Harrison Ford and how he feels about people watching his work on phone sc...

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Mike and Kelsey share their picks for the Best and Worst films they’ve seen this month. They let you know what you should check out that you may have missed and what to avoid to save you time and money. Mike and Kelsey also share their favorite movie news story including a report on why Disney hasn’t had a billion-dollar movie this year. In the Movie Review, Mike gives his thoughts on Godzilla Minus One and why it's one of the best...

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A great opening scene should tell you all you need to know about the journey in a superhero film. Mike shares what he thinks are the Top 7 based on their action, tone and impact on the genre.  In the Movie Review, Mike gives his thoughts on Napoleon starring Jaoquin Phoenix. The movie is about the general and emperor’s rise to power in the late 1700s and early 1800s and his relationship with Empress Joséphine Bonaparte played by Va...

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Mike and Kelsey explore the movies that actors wish they could erase from their filmography while asking: Is it okay for actors to openly drag their own movies?  From cringe-worthy performances to box office bombs, Mike and Kelsey dissect the industry's most infamous missteps and the actors who wish they had hit the rewind button. In the Movie Review, Mike and Kelsey give their thoughts on o"The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbird...

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In this episode, Movie Mike takes you on a journey back to the 90s, uncovering hidden gems that deserve a spot in your watchlist. Mike passionately explores some cinematic treasures that might have slipped under your radar during the iconic decade. In the Movie Review, Mike shares his thoughts on the latest Marvel blockbuster, "The Marvels."  How it stacks up to the original, where it stands inside of Marvel’s Phase 5 and how we fe...

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On this episode, Mike and Kelsey give their Best and Worst movie picks for the month of October and why you should watch and skip each of their picks.  Mike also shares his thoughts on the Variety article ‘Crisis at Marvel’ and the rumor of them reviving the Original Avengers including Robert Downey Jr. returning as Iron Man. In the Movie Review, Mike shares his thoughts on Priscilla. It’s about her life after she meets Elvis Presl...

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Mike talks to Frédéric Yonnet who is a French musician and Harmonicist whose sound caught the attention of legendary director, Martin Scorsese.   Frédéric talks about how he is featured on the score for "Killers of the Flower Moon '' and how recording music for a movie works. He also talks about his friendship with comedian Dave Chappelle. In the Movie Review, Mike gives his thoughts on the ‘horror’ movie Five Nights at Freddy’s.  ...

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Mike and Kelsey give their spoiler version of  Martin Scorsese’s Killer of the Flower Moon They recap the film, best and worst moments and how changes were made from the book and how it altered the story. I repeat, ****CONTAINS SPOILERS****.  Listen if you’ve seen the movie…or you don’t care about having it ruined for you. 

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Movie Mike talks with Ángel Manuel Soto who is the director of DC’s Blue Beetle  He shares the piece of his personal life he specifically put into the movie, casting Xolo Maridueña as The Blue Beetle, honoring the comic book legacy and committing to the use of Spanish in the film. Mike gets into a discussion after the interview about a recent article by Study Finds about the healing power of film therapy and shares movies he has fo...

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