The holiday season is a popular time for the release of new movies. With numerous options in every genre available this time of year, it can be hard to figure out which ones are worth your time. From critiques to looks behind the scenes to breaking down plots, here are a few movie podcasts to listen to before buying your admission tickets or clicking the "play" button.
The Quipster Film Review
For those looking for the latest and quickest movie reviews, this weekly podcast features reviews by Vince Leo in about 20 minutes. Leo, who is the author of the review site Qwipster.net, covers the latest blockbusters, independent films, foreign cinema and VOD. Recent episodes include "The Irishman," "Bombshell" and "Dark Waters."
Find it: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-qwipster-film-review-show/the-qwipster-film-review-podcast
Film critic Charlie Juhl and part-time reviewer Hannah Buchdal host an unedited conversation about the latest releases and why one is better than the other. The debates often cover multiple films and include an occasional wine wager. Juhl favors the obscure, while Buchdal champions the mainstream. Recent episodes include "Jumanji v Jewell," "Two Popes and a Busted Balloon" and "Frozen 2 will be number 1 but Mr. Rogers would be okay with that."
Find it: https://www.blogtalkradio.com/cinemaclash
The Empire Film Podcast
The official podcast of the world’s biggest movie magazine, Empire. Each episode features an assortment of irreverent, film-related conversations and interviews with the best and brightest of Hollywood. Recent episodes include "The Ranking - Santa Claus In The Movies," "Rocketman Live Special - In Conversation With Taron Egerton And Dexter Fletcher" and "Jonathan Pryce, Jake Kasdan."
Find it: https://www.empireonline.com/tags/empire-podcast/
The Binge Movie Podcast
Pals Jason LeRoy and Rebecca Olarte get together to discuss movies and talk with the best in the movie industry. Each episode features chatty movie reviews and interviews with actors and filmmakers. The duo also give fans monthly roundups of the latest releases. Recent episodes include "Motherless Brooklyn, Harriet, Waves, Honey Boy, Queen & Slim, Marriage Story," "Joker, Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, Pain and Glory" and "Hustlers, The Goldfinch, Official Secrets."
Find it: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-binge-podcast/the-binge-movie-podcast