Flick Nation Radio, Episode 64: The Sky is Falling
Jul12

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 64: The Sky is Falling

CLICK TO LISTEN: James Bond sets a date, Rex Reed gets in trouble (again), and according to Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, the Hollywood blockbuster is dying. Plus, Emmy nomination predictions and how Netflix is changing the game; Writer-directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash discuss their acclaimed film The Way Way Back, and the giant “robots and monsters” opus Pacific Rim gets the Instant Review treatment. Hosted by Dennis...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 63: Twenty Feet from the Heat
Jul05

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 63: Twenty Feet from the Heat

Director Morgan Neville and singers Merry Clayton and Tata Vega discuss their hot music doc Twenty Feet from Stardom, Director Paul Feig talks up his Sandra Bullock-Melissa McCarthy comedy The Heat, and the chances of bringing back Freaks and Geeks. Plus reviews of The Way Way Back, and Disney’s expensive The Lone Ranger reboot. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steve Wagner. CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 61: Critical Mass
May31

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 61: Critical Mass

CLICK TO LISTEN: Just Seen It producer David Freedman talks about his hot new PBS movie show, and reviews the latest summer blockbusters; Will Smith’s vanity project After Earth gets the “Instant Review” treatment. Plus, an exclusive interview with actor-director Sarah Polley about her film Stories We Tell. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven Kirk and Steve Wagner. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 60: On the Right Trek
May22

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 60: On the Right Trek

CLICK TO LISTEN: It’s the ultimate look at Star Trek Into Darkness! Special guests Simon Pegg, John Cho and Alice Eve dish on Trekkies, respecting the canon, and recreational drugs in the 23rd century. Plus … SPOILERS! We break down what worked about the film and what didn’t. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven Kirk and Steve Wagner. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 59: The Stark Connection
May03

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 59: The Stark Connection

CLICK TO LISTEN: The 2013 Summer Movie Season arrives! We handicap the likely hits and misses. Iron Man 3 shatters box office records around the globe, but is it any good? Plus, Oscar-winner William Friedkin returns to the show to discuss his new memoir The Friedkin Connection and his lost classic Sorcerer. Plus, which actor is a surprise honoree at the San Francisco International Film Festival? Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 58: Cinemus Interruptus
Apr26

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 58: Cinemus Interruptus

CLICK TO LISTEN: Two of the country’s biggest theatre chains stop selling advance tickets to Iron Man 3, two beloved soap operas, cancelled by ABC, come roaring back to life online, and Jay Leno might not be out of the picture just yet. Plus, Michael Shannon channels the angry Delta Gamma sorority sister, an interview with San Francisco International Film Festival director Rachel Rosen; and a chance to see William...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 57: Zombieland
Apr19

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 57: Zombieland

CLICK TO LISTEN: Rob Zombie takes on big Hollywood and talks about his new film The Lords of Salem, Harrison Ford has a beef with Chewbacca, a look at how Twitter and Skype is changing the face of 21st century news, the Sacramento International Film Festival, and the current top 10 box office hit making a quick trip to video. Plus, a sneak peek at Richard Linklater’s long-awaited sequel Before Midnight. Hosted by Dennis Willis,...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 56: Shining Through
Apr13

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 56: Shining Through

CLICK TO LISTEN: What did Glee do to offend the citizens of Newtown, Connecticut? When did Netflix become the most watched network on TV … or has it? Why is The Shining making a comeback? From a prequel to a sequel to Rodney Ascher’s documentary Room 237, we’ll take another trip to the Overlook Hotel. Plus, we’ll chat with On The Road’s director Walter Sallas, rip apart Robert Redford’s new film The...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 55: The Balcony is Closed
Apr06

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 55: The Balcony is Closed

CLICK TO LISTEN: A celebration of the life and career of legendary film critic Roger Ebert. This special edition features tributes, rare audio clips from Siskel and Ebert and a look at what made Roger one of the most important figures in film during the past 50 years. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven Kirk, Steve Wagner and guest Don R. Lewis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 54: Live and Let Die Hard
Mar06

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 54: Live and Let Die Hard

CLICK TO LISTEN: 007 loses his director, Jason Bourne loses his keys and John McClane loses his way. A look at the state of Hollywood’s major action franchises, and how to fix what’s broken. Plus, DC Comics’ Marvel-ous plan; and the splashy premiere of Oz the Great and Powerful. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven Kirk. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 53: Oscar Serves Humble Pi
Feb27

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 53: Oscar Serves Humble Pi

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Flick Nation presents the ultimate Oscar postmortem, with a full analysis of the surprises of award season, host Seth Macfarlane’s wild misfires, and why Argo was destined to win Best Picture. Plus, free tickets to the San Francisco premiere of Tommy Lee Jones’ Emperor; and an exclusive interview with Best Director winner Ang Lee. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven Kirk and Steve Wagner. CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 52: Roman’s Empire
Feb06

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 52: Roman’s Empire

  CLICK TO LISTEN: An exclusive chat with Oscar-nominee Roman Coppola about his film A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, how Netflix is changing the way we watch TV, why the solo careers of the Expendables are proving exactly that, inside the Die Hard promotion machine, and the latest news from the world of Star Wars. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven Kirk and Kevin Tripp. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 51: Heir to the Empire
Jan31

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 51: Heir to the Empire

  CLICK TO LISTEN: With Trek‘s J.J. Abrams at the helm, will Star Wars Episode VII live long and prosper or is there a disturbance in the Force? Is Argo‘s Best Picture win a done deal? Rising star Imogen Poots (A Late Quartet) discusses working with Terrence Malick and Michael Douglas – and the latest news on World of Warcraft, Sin City, Evil Dead and more! Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steve Wagner and Steven...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 50: Not Fade Away
Jan24

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 50: Not Fade Away

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Does Arnold’s failure at the box office mean bad things for action heroes of a certain age? What classic Dallas stars are coming back to pay tribute to Larry Hagman on the funeral episode? Plus, an exclusive interview with Sopranos creator David Chase about his new film Not Fade Away, and a Sundance Film Festival report. Also, win a copy of Death Race 3: Inferno on DVD and Blu-ray. Hosted by Dennis...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 49: Zero Dork Thirty
Jan16

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 49: Zero Dork Thirty

  CLICK TO LISTEN: An exclusive interview with Life of Pi Oscar-nominee Ang Lee and the ultimate Zero Dark Thirty debate that asks the question: How good is this movie … really? Plus, is Oscar planning a Sean Connery surprise at the big show, and how relevant are the Golden Globes? Plus, the re-branding of VH1 and your chance to win a copy of Guns, Girls and Gambling on DVD and Blu-ray. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steve...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 48: Oscar Unchained
Jan10

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 48: Oscar Unchained

  CLICK TO LISTEN: An exclusive interview with A Haunted House funnyman Marlon Wayans, a complete rundown of the Oscar nominations, including the snubs and surprises; and a look ahead at anticipated titles Man of Steel and Star Trek Into Darkness. Also, find out what happens when a reporter tries to engage Samuel L. Jackson in a debate about the “N word,” and register to win a copy of the 1st season of NBC’s...

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Flick Nation, Episode 47: What the Flux?
Nov07

Flick Nation, Episode 47: What the Flux?

  CLICK TO LISTEN: James Bond returns as Skyfall finally opens in the US, Disney buys LucasFilm and stuns the world by announcing a new Star Wars trilogy, and we officially announce the musical acts of our annual fundraiser Soundwaves Christmas. Plus, an exclusive interview with legendary director Robert Zemeckis, about his new movie Flight, his career and the why Back to the Future continues to endure. Don’t miss it!...

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Flick Nation, Episode 46: Independent’s Daze
Oct25

Flick Nation, Episode 46: Independent’s Daze

  CLICK TO LISTEN: A look at the latest distribution and funding trends of independent films, and two projects that embody the 21st century indie spirit: James Kerwin’s revisionist adaptation of the classic sci-fi play R.U.R. with Kipleigh Brown, and Blu De Golyer’s chilling psychological thriller House of Good and Evil, starring Rachel Marie Lewis. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with California Film’s Martin Anaya....

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Flick Nation, Episode 45: Leather and Lace
Oct18

Flick Nation, Episode 45: Leather and Lace

  CLICK TO LISTEN: A look at a trio of early Oscar contenders that could also become breakout hits; Skyfall opens two weeks earlier in the UK: will the 007 smash fall prey to piracy in the US? Also, exclusive interviews with legendary songstress Stevie Nicks (In Your Dreams-Stevie Nicks) and Oscar-winning director Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank, Wuthering Heights). Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steve Wagner.   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation, Episode 44: Shaken, Not Stirred
Oct05

Flick Nation, Episode 44: Shaken, Not Stirred

  CLICK TO LISTEN: James Bond turns 50 and drops a smokin’ new theme, Ted hosts the Oscars, Die Hard and Lone Ranger get new trailers; Also, an exclusive interview with director Lee Daniels about his controversial new potboiler The Paperboy; and author Maggie Stiefvater discusses her new book and movie deal for The Raven Boys. Plus, your guide to the Mill Valley Film Festival, an early Best Picture prediction, and more!...

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