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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Flick Nation, Episode 43: Running on Empty
Sep28

Flick Nation, Episode 43: Running on Empty

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about channeling Bruce Willis in Looper, Liam Neeson describes how Taken almost never became a hit because it ended up on the internet first, Tim Burton strikes (out) again, and we go behind-the-scenes at the premiere of The Dark Knight Returns. Also, a look at the best and worst new Fall TV shows, a complete Emmy wrap-up, and a look at the new Nook Video. Also, there’ s trouble...

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Flick Nation, Episode 42: The Man with No Blame
Sep20

Flick Nation, Episode 42: The Man with No Blame

  CLICK TO LISTEN: First-time director Robert Lorenz discusses making the new Clint Eastwood movie Trouble with the Curve, and shares his feelings about his star’s appearance at the GOP convention; plus the Curve press conference with Eastwood, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake. Also, Tom Hanks is Walt Disney, Marvel Comics says goodbye to an iconic character, and a look at the next generation of powerful high-definition TVs,...

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Flick Nation, Episode 41: Scene of the Crime
Sep13

Flick Nation, Episode 41: Scene of the Crime

  CLICK TO LISTEN: We predict the winners at the upcoming Emmy Awards; Plus, Star Trek 2 gets a title, Wonder Woman heads to the CW, and the Oogieloves make box office history (but not the good kind). Plus, an exclusive interview with writer-director Nicholas Jarecki on the subject of his breakthrough thriller Arbitrage, Richard Gere’s commitment to the project, and weighs in on the film vs. digital debate, and trailers...

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Flick Nation, Episode 40: Trouble with the Chair
Sep07

Flick Nation, Episode 40: Trouble with the Chair

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Flick Nation kicks off a new season with a look at the sudden fallout from Clint Eastwood’s notorious appearance at the Republican National Convention. Also, James Franco and Shia Labeouf go where most actors fear to tread, Beverly Hills Cop heads to TV, Indiana Jones goes IMAX, and what Disney is doing that could change the way movies are released. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steve Wagner and Steven...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 9/04/12
Sep03

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 9/04/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: What to expect when you turn a self-help guide into a comedy, the sequel in which the title tells you everything you need to know, and the aptly-named Five-Year Engagement. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/28/12
Aug27

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/28/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The best thriller of the year (HINT: It’s not Battleship), a clever romantic comedy based on an advice book, the latest movies with Zac Efron, Kevin Kline and Diane Keaton, and hot TV seasons of The Walking Dead, Boardwalk Empire and Homeland. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/14/12
Aug14

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/14/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The Hunger Games launches a franchise, A Girl Walks into a Bar features a stellar cast and made history last year as the first of it’s kind, and Kill List features one of the most unexpected and twisted finales in years! Hosted by Dennis Willis.  CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation, Episode 39: Killer Bill
Aug01

Flick Nation, Episode 39: Killer Bill

  CLICK TO LISTEN: The career of Oscar-winning filmmaker William Friedkin is the focus of this special edition, which features an exclusive interview with the legendary director. Friedkin chats with Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner in detail about The Exorcist, the real-life story that inspired the classic film, organized religion, horror movies, and politics. Also, a close-up look at his latest movie Killer Joe with Matthew...

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Flick Nation, Episode 38: Out of the Darkness
Jul26

Flick Nation, Episode 38: Out of the Darkness

  CLICK TO LISTEN: We examine the fallout from the horrific movie theater shooting in Colorado, and Warner Bros.’ decision to reshoot scenes from Gangster Squad. Is this an example of sensitivity or a business decision? Plus, Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano talk about their genre-bending comedy Ruby Sparks; and we are so many horror movie icons coming to TV? Also, don’t miss our exclusive interview with legendary indie...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/24/12
Jul24

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/24/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Elizabeth Olsen and Stephen Dorff star in real-time thrillers, and The Avengers’ Loki has a steamy affair with Rachel Weitz. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation, Episode 37: Bruce Wayne’s World
Jul19

Flick Nation, Episode 37: Bruce Wayne’s World

  CLICK TO LISTEN: The Dark Knight Rises! Can the challenging film satisfy pent-up and set box office records? This week, we visit the New York premiere with director Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway; Also, a complete Comic-Con wrap-up with coverage of the Man of Steel and Hobbit panels, and Robert Downey Jr., who owed the place. Plus, a reaction to the 2012 Emmy nominations: the trends, surprises and snubs....

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/17/12
Jul16

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/17/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The Three Stooges in the 21st century, the Bridesmaids gang become Friends with Kids, and Will Ferrell es gracioso en espaƱol! Hosted by Dennis Willis.  CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation, Episode 36: Easy Spiders, Raging Bulls
Jul12

Flick Nation, Episode 36: Easy Spiders, Raging Bulls

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Burning questions of the week: Why did DirecTV remove several Viacom cable channels? What shows are expected to nab Emmy nominations? How badly did Sony underestimate the audience when they rebooted The Amazing Spider-man? And finally, the idea of a sequel to Raging Bull sounds ridiculous, but but why isn’t Hollywood laughing anymore? Plus, the latest from Comic-Con in San Diego! Hosted by Dennis Willis,...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/10/12
Jul09

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/10/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The gang from American Pie takes another bite, Robert De Niro and Paul Dano star in a drama based on a book with an unprintable title, and a lost movie with Anna Paquin and Matt Damon finally surfaces. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation, Episode 35: Bummer Movie Season
Jun28

Flick Nation, Episode 35: Bummer Movie Season

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Are some movies critic-proof? We chat with Rotten Tomatoes editor-in-chief Matt Atchity to find out the answer. Also, a visit to the Hollywood premieres of Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy comedy Ted, and Oliver Stone’s thriller Savages. Plus, we grade the studios on our mid-Summer Movie Season report card, and ask the question: how soon is too soon to reboot a popular franchise? Spider-man, we’re...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 6/26/12
Jun26

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 6/26/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill go back to high school, Julia Roberts is an evil stepmother, Liam Neeson and Sam Worthington return with the Titans, and Eddie Murphy has just one thousand words remaining. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation, Episode 34: The Brave and the Bold
Jun20

Flick Nation, Episode 34: The Brave and the Bold

  CLICK TO LISTEN: A look at the reasons Rock of Ages flopped and why TNT’s reboot of Dallas hits all the right notes; we visit the “green carpet” premiere of Disney-Pixar’s Brave, and preview of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom. Plus, an interview with Leap Year writer, producer and co-star Yuri Baranovsky on the perils and benefits of producing content for the internet. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 6/19/12
Jun18

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 6/19/12

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman star in a pre-theatrical rental, Drew Barrymore saves the whales, Nicolas Cage tries to outsmart evil Guy Pierce, and Jason Segal stars in the latest comedy from the Duplass Brothers. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation, Episode 33: American Popcorn
Jun14

Flick Nation, Episode 33: American Popcorn

CLICK TO LISTEN: EXCLUSIVE: What is the real reason Paramount’s action sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation disappeared off the summer movie schedule? We’ll tell you the story Hollywood doesn’t want you to hear! Plus, behind-the-scenes at the Prometheus and Rock of Ages red carpet premieres, a look at the Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois. And introducing … American Popcorn: Hollywood and the War on Common...

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