Cinephile with Adnan Virk

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alex solorzano
 Feb 12, 2020
so glad i found cinephile again. love the reviews & enthusiasm. i agree w/ most of your reviews, especially the recent one about 'gloria.' wish i'd heard it before i wasted hours waiting for SOME ACTION. can't listen as fast as adnan talks.

Tom
 Aug 8, 2019
Insightful, passionate, fair, funny. Adnan is an excellent sports broadcaster. But you can tell he actually loves film more than sport in his truly excellent podcast. This is a must for anyone who enjoys film as art or entertainment.


 Jan 25, 2019

Jordan
 Jan 17, 2019

Description

Cinephile: Passionate interest in film, film theory, and film criticism. It's a term that fits Adnan Virk perfectly. Join each week as he reviews the newest films, latest television, and chats with heavy hitters in the entertainment industry about their recent projects and successful careers. From engaging conversations to entertaining topics, Cinephile also offers historical perspective, recapping some of the most influential tv shows and films of our lifetime.

Episode Date
Cinephile is BACK!!
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Cinephile with Adnan Virk makes its return under the Le Batard and Friends umbrella. It's Adnan talking TV and movies with a Le Batard show twist. Let's have some fun! Mare of Easttown, A Quiet Place Part II, The Story of Late Night, Wawa, movie theater etiquette and so much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
Ernest Hemingway Documentary, BAFTA Awards, Director Brad Furnman, Actors Who Cashed In
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Ken Burns’ latest PBS documentary profiles one of America’s greatest writers – Ernest Hemingway. On this episode, Adnan reviews all six hours of the documentary and give his thoughts on the writings and influence of the famous author. The BAFTA Awards took place over the weekend and Adnan recaps the biggest surprises and snubs from the ceremony. Adnan speaks with director Brad Furman to talk about his film “City of Lies” which stars Forest Whitaker and Johnny Depp and the follows the murder investigation of the Notorious B.I.G. Finally for this week’s Mt. Rushmore the guys give their picks for the “Actors Who Cashed In!” All that and more on this weeks Cinephile Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
Nobody, SAG Awards Recap, Oscar Nominated Director Alexander Nanau, Actors You Forgot Were Comedians
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The new action film "Nobody" stars Bob Odenkirk as a mild-mannered family man whose resentment and suppressed fighting skills are awakened after thieves break into his home. This week, Adnan reviews film along with the 2012, Paul Thomas Anderson movie, "The Master." Adnan also recaps the SAG Awards and speaks with director Alexander Nanau, whose gripping documentary "Collective" has been nominated for two Academy Awards. And in honor of Bob Odenkirk, the guys give their picks for the "Mt. Rushmore of Serious Actors You Forgot Were Comedians." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
The Last Blockbuster, French Exit Director Azazel Jacobs, Jessica Walters Tribute
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The new film "The Last Blockbuster" follows the last remaining Blockbuster Video Store, located in Bend, Oregon, and it's manager who is struggling to keep it's doors open. This week Adnan reviews the Netflix documentary along with the 2006 film "Hollywoodland" and the 2012 film "Silver Linings Playbook." He also interviews director Azazel Jacobs, whose new film "French Exit" opens nationwide on Friday. In honor of "Hollywoodland" the guys give their picks for the 'Mt. Rushmore of Performances of Actual Hollywood Stars!' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
Another Round, Raya and the Last Dragon, WGA Awards, Movies With Animals in the Title
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Thomas Vinterberg's film "Another Round" earned him a 2021 Oscar nomination for Best Director. The film follows four high school teachers who consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives. On this week's episode, Adnan review the acclaimed film along with Disney's "Raya and the Last Dragon" and Netflix's "The White Tiger." He also reviews the wonderful documentary "My Octopus Teacher" which garnered an 2021 Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature. Plus, the Writer's Guild of America Awards announced their winners over the weekend, bolstering the Oscar chances for several films. For this week's Mount Rushmore the guys give their picks for "Movies with Animals in the Title!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
2021 Oscar Nominations, Allen v. Farrow, Oscars Expert Ben Zauzmer, Worst Oscar Nominations Ever
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The nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards are here! Adnan breaks down the biggest surprises and snubs for this year's ceremony including a head-scratching nomination for Glenn Close. He's also joined by Oscars expert, Ben Zauzmer, who's here to breakdown the frontrunners and odds for this year's awards! Adnan also reviews the four-part documentary "Allen v. Farrow" which profiles the horrific allegations and eventually downfall of Woody Allen. In honor of the 2021 Oscar nominations, the guys their picks for the 'Mount Rushmore of Worst Oscar Nominated Movies!' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
Coming 2 America, The Mauritanian, Critics Choice Awards, BAFTA Nominations, Jodie Foster Films
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Coming 2 America has officially claimed the #1 opening weekend of any streaming movie in the past 12 months! On this week's episode, Adnan reviews the highly anticipated sequel for the original 1988 comedy. He also reviews "The Mauritanian," which earned Jodie Foster this year's Golden Globe award for Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. He also recaps the winners of the 2021 Critics Choice Awards and reviews this year's BAFTA nominations. In honor of "The Mauritanian" the guys give their picks for the "Mt. Rushmore of Jodie Foster Films!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
The Father, 2021 Golden Globes Recap, Jermaine Fowler: Coming 2 America, Best Anthony Hopkins Films
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler virtually hosted this year's Golden Globe Awards from New York City and Los Angeles. On this week's Cinephile, Adnan recaps the biggest surprises and snubs from Sunday's ceremony including what he thought of Jodie Foster's big win and Jason Sudeikis' bad acceptance speech. Plus, Adnan reviews the wonderful new film "The Father," which stars Olivia Colman and Sir Anthony Hopkins, along with the Netflix film "I Care A Lot." Adnan also speaks with Jermaine Fowler, star of the highly anticipated comedy sequel "Coming 2 America!" In honor of "The Father," the guys give their picks for the best films starring Anthony Hopkins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
Supernova, Golden Globes Preview, Louie Anderson, Best Stanley Tucci Movies
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Stanley Tucci stars opposite Colin Firth in the new film "Supernova," which tells the touching story of a gay couple who embark on a road trip as dementia starts to take hold of one of them. Adnan reviews the film and discusses Martin Scorsese's latest remarks on the state of cinema, where director said "Cinema Is Being Devalued by Content." Cinephile is welcome to speak with legendary comedian Louie Anderson, who joins the show to talk about his new movie "Coming 2 America" as well as his amazing career. Finally, in honor of "Supernova" the guys give their picks for the Mount Rushmore of Stanley Tucci Roles! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
Judas and the Black Messiah, Falling, Sundance 2021, Best Polyglot Actors
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Daniel Kaluuya is fantastic as Fred Hampton, chairman of the Black Panther Party in the new film "Judas and the Black Messaiah." This week on Cinephile, Adnan reviews the film along with Viggo Mortensen's directorial debut "Falling" and Ethan Hawke's new book "A Bright Ray of Darkness." He also recaps the best movies from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and takes a virtual tour of Joe Pesci's New Jersey home! And in honor of Viggo Mortensen, the guys give their picks for the 'Mount Rushmore of Polyglot Actors!' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
Minari, Golden Globes & SAG Nominations, Joseph Mensch, Best Christopher Plummer Roles
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Lee Isaac Chung's critically acclaimed film "Minari" follows a Korean American family who moves to an Arkansas farm in search of its own American dream. On this week's Cinepihle, Adnan reviews the touching film and give his thoughts on both the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations. He also speaks with film producer and director Joseph Mensch to talk about his new film "Payback." To honor the passing of actor (and proud Canadian!) Christopher Plummer, the guys give their picks for the "Mt. Rushmore of Christopher Plummer Movies!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
The Little Things, Joey Bada$$ & Lawrence Bender, Cloris Leachman , Best Dustin Hoffman Films
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Adnan reviews the new star-studded HBO thriller "The Little Things" starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto. He also reviews two classic films from 1997, "As Good As It Gets" and "Donnie Brasco." He also sits down to speak with legendary Hollywood producer Lawrence Bender as well as acclaimed rapper Joey Bada$$ to discuss their new short film "Two Distant Strangers," which is sure to garner a lot of buzz for this year's Academy Awards! In entertainment news, Cloris Leachman passed away at the age of 94 and Steven Spielberg wrote a touching letter about the persevering spirit of the movie theater experience. And as suggested by the listeners, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the 'Mt. Rushmore of Dustin Hoffman' films! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
Promising Young Woman, Pretend It's A City, Larry King's Passing, Best Female Revenge Movies
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"Promising Young Woman" follows Carey Mulligan who plays a woman traumatized by a tragic event in her past, who seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path. This week on Cinephile, Adnan reviews the genre-bending film along with Martin Scorsese's Netflix mini-series profiling author Fran Lebowitz, "Pretend It's A City." In entertainment news, broadcasting legend Larry King passed away at the age of 87 over the weekend and the new James Bond film has been delayed for a third straight time. And in honor of "Promising Young Woman," the guys give their picks for the 'Best Female Revenge Movies!' All that and more on this week's Cinephile! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2021
Nomadland, News of the World, Johnny Oleksinski, Best Frances McDormand Movies
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Chloé Zhao's "Nomadland" follows a woman who after losing everything in the Great Recession embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. This week, Adnan reviews the Frances McDormand led film that is sure to be a favorite to win Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards. Adnan also reviews Tom Hanks' latest film "News of the World" and gives his list of the Top 10 movies from 2020! Plus, NY Post writer & critic Johnny Oleksinski joins the show to talk about some his favorite films from the past year and how he started his career as a film critic. In honor of "Nomadland" the guys give their picks for the Mt. Rushmore of Frances McDormand Movies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2021
Pieces of a Woman, 'Time' Documentary, Director Lance Oppenheim, Best Prison Movies
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"Pieces of a Woman" follows the story a heartbreaking home birth that leaves a woman grappling with the emotional fallout which isolates her from her family and causes a chasm of grief. On this week's Cinephile, Adnan reviews the acclaimed Netflix film which is already generating a ton of Oscar buzz. He also reviews the wonderful new documentary "Time," which follows a woman as she campaigns for the release of her husband who is serving a 60-year prison sentence for a robbery. Adnan also speaks with director Lance Oppenheim about his new documentary "Some Kind of Heaven" that will leave you viewing retirement a little differently. And in honor of "Time," the guys give their picks for best prison movies ever made. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2021
One Night In Miami, Small Axe: Mangrove & Lovers Rock, Best Movies Based on Plays
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"One Night In Miami" marks Regina King's directorial debut and the film tells the story of a fictional meeting between Cassius Clay, Jim Brown, Sam Cooke and Malcom X as they discuss the responsibility of being successful black men during the civil rights movement. The film is already garnering high praise among critics and is sure to be a contender at this year's Academy Awards. Adnan also reviews Steve McQueen's "Mangrove" and "Lovers Rock," which is a part of the director's "Small Axe Anthology" on Amazon Prime. In honor of Regina King the guys give their picks for the 'Mt. Rushmore of Movies Based on Plays." All that and more on this episode of Cinephile! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2021
Wonder Woman 1984, Pixar's Soul, The Godfather Coda, Director Robert Jury, Best Political Thrillers
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"Wonder Woman 1984" is the followup to the successful DC superhero movie starring Gal Gadot and much to the dismay of several prominent filmmakers, the movie premiered in select theaters as well as HBO Max over the weekend. Adnan reviews the film along with Pixar's "Soul" and Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone." He also speaks with director Robert Jury about his fantastic indie flick "Working Man!" Bob discusses what it was like shooting the film on a short timeline and his experience working with actors Talia Shire & Peter Gerety. For this week's Mount Rushmore the guys give their picks for the Political Thrillers ever made! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2020
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Kingdom of Silence, Director George Gallo, Best Holiday Movies
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Adnan speaks with the writer and director of the new film "The Comeback Trail," George Gallo! George discusses what it was like to work with Robert De Niro again, the process of selling the script for "Midnight Run," and how he got started in Hollywood. It's a must-listen interview that you won't want to miss! Adnan also reviews Chadwick Boseman's final film "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" along with the Showtime documentary "Kingdom of Silence." Plus, the guys give their picks for the Mount Rushmore of Holiday Movies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2020
Sound of Metal, Michael J. Fox Book, A Recipe for Seduction, Best Band Movies
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Adnan reviews what could be the best film of 2020, "Sound of Metal!" Riz Ahmed stars as a a heavy-metal drummer whose life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing. Adnan also discusses the new Michael J. Fox book "No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality" and the 2009 documentary "For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism" Plus, Joe gives his review for a film that could give "Sound of Metal" some competition at the Oscars next year - "A Recipe For Seduction" - which is the epic collaboration between the Lifetime channel and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Finally, the guys give their picks for the Mt. Rushmore of Rock Band and Musician Movies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
Mank, Tara Miele - Wander Darkly, Best David Fincher Movies, Sexy Colonel Sanders
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Adnan interviews the director of the new film "Wander Darkly," Tara Miele! She's here to talk about how she came up with such an emotional story and what it was like to work with Sienna Miller and Diego Luna. Adnan also reviews David Fincher's new film "Mank" along with the Guy Ritchie film "The Gentlemen" and the Michael Shannon led drama "The Quarry." Plus, an update on the 2021 Oscars and Mario Lopez's greatest role yet - sexy Colonel Sanders. And in honor of "Mank" the guys give their picks for the Mount Rushmore of David Fincher Movies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
Hillbilly Elegy, David McKenna - "Embattled," Best Kevin Costner Movies
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Adnan speaks writer David McKenna whose new film "Embattled" follows the son of a ruthlessly tough MMA champion. David shares what it was like writing the film and discusses his previous works "American History X" and "Blow." On this week's episode Adnan reviews the new Ron Howard film "Hillbilly Elergy," which has been widely panned by critics, and the guys give their picks for the Mt. Rushmore of Kevin Costner Movies! Where will Waterworld land on their list? Only one way to find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 02, 2020
Let Him Go, Meryl Streep Raps, Ben Lyons, Best Stephen King Adaptations
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Adnan is joined by friend-of-the-show, Ben Lyons, who's here to talk about the Oscar contenders he's most excited to watch this winter! Adnan also reviews the new Kevin Costner, Diane Lane thriller "Let Him Go." Plus, more and more movies are being pushed back to 2021, but it's okay because at least there is new audio of Meryl Streep rapping. For this week's Mt. Rushmore the guys give their picks for the best Stephen King Adaptations! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2020
Downhill, The Untouchables, The Last Out - Sami Khan and Michael Gassert
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After being condemned and chastised for his opinion that Todd Phillips' "Joker" is a bad, derivative film, Adnan is happy to announce that his analysis is valid because acclaimed director David Fincher is now on record saying that "Joker" is nothing more than a "Taxi Driver" ripoff! On this week's episode Adnan reviews the Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus led comedy "Downhill," along with the 1987 classic "The Untouchables." Adnan also sits down with Sami Khan and Michale Gassert, directors of the wonderful documentary "The Last Out" which profiles Cuban baseball players who share major league aspirations. Plus in honor of "Downhill" the guys give their picks for the Mt. Rushmore of Will Ferrell Movies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020
HBO's The Undoing, The Climb - Kyle Marvin & Mike Covino, Best Buddy Movies
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HBO's new miniseries "The Undoing" follows Nicole Kidman portraying a successful therapist in New York whose life begins to unravel on the eve of publishing her first book. This week Adnan reviews the acclaimed miniseries along with the 1968 classic horror film "Rosemary's Baby." Adnan also pays tribute to Canadian icon Alex Trebek, who passed away over the weekend at age 80. Cinephile is happy to welcome to the show Kyle Marvin and Mike Angelo Covino, stars, director and producers of the wonderful new buddy comedy "The Climb," which opens in select theaters Friday. And in honor of "The Climb," the guys give their picks for the best Buddy Movies of all time on this week's Mt. Rushmore! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020
On The Rocks, Sean Connery Tribute, Irwin Winkler: Life in Movies, Best Father/Daughter Movies
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Bill Murray and Rashida Jones star in "On the Rocks", marking this the third time Murray has worked with writer/director Sophia Coppola. Adnan reviews "On the Rocks" along with Barry Sonnenfeld's 1991 film "Addams Family." He also takes a look at the career of Sean Connery after the actor's passing over the weekend. Cinephile is happy to welcome legendary Hollywood producer Irwin Winkler to the podcast! Mr. Winkler is here to talk about his great new book "Life in Movies: Stories from 50 years in Hollywood" which available online or in store now. Finally, in honor of "On the Rocks" the guys give their picks for the Mount Rushmore of Father/Daughter movies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2020
Borat 2, The Comey Rule, Quibi Shutting Down, Jeff Daniels Roles
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Adnan review's the new Amazon Prime movie "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm." Find out what he thinks of the sequel to the 2006 original, starring Sasha Baron Cohen! He also reviews Showtime's "The Comey Rule" and discusses the shutdown of Quibi after just six months of operation. And in honor of "The Comey Rule," Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best Jeff Daniels roles in this week's "Mount Rushmore!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2020
150th Episode! The Trial of the Chicago 7, Robert De Niro, Best Directors of All Time
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It's the 150th episode of Cinephile and to celebrate we're playing one of Adnan's all time favorite interviews in the history of the show. That's right, Travis Bickle himself, Mr. Robert De Niro! Plus Adnan reviews Aaron Sorkin's new Netflix film "The Trial of the Chicago 7" along with the HBO documentary "Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth." And for this very special episode, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the "Mt. Rushmore of Personal Favorite Directors!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020
War With Grandpa, The Good Lord Bird, Tug Coker, Best Ethan Hawke Films
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Adnan reviews the new Robert De Niro led family film "The War With Grandpa" along with the new Ethan Hawke mini-series "The Good Lord Bird." He also speaks with actor Tug Coker to talk about season 2 of his CW show "Now We're Talking!" As always Scott Rogowsky joins the show for Rags Time and in honor of "The Good Lord Bird" the guys give their picks for the Mount Rushmore of Ethan Hawke Films! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020
Never Rarely Sometimes Always, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Best Buddy Road Trip Movies
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Adnan reviews the acclaimed 2020 drama "Never Rarely Sometimes Always" along with the classic 1967 film "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." He also speaks with Daphne Maxwell Reid who played Aunt Viv on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." She's here to talk about the 30th anniversary special reunion of the show, which is set to air this Thanksgiving. After, Adnan sits down with Scott Rogowsky for the return of Rags Time and then the guys give their picks for the Mount Rushmore of Buddy Road Trip Movies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2020
FX's Fargo, Glenn Kenny's "Made Men: The Story of Goodfellas," Best TV Shows Based On Movies
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Chris Rock stars in Season 4 of FX's hit series "Fargo," which premiered on Sunday night. On this week's Cinephile, Adnan reviews the first two episodes of the Noah Hawley drama, along with the 1954 Marilyn Monroe film "River of No Return." Adnan also speaks with Writer and Journalist Glenn Kenny about his new book "Made Men: The Story of Goodfellas." And in honor of "Fargo," the guys give their picks for the Best TV Shows Based on Movies." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2020
Emmy's 2020 Recap, TIFF 2020 Recap, Capone Review, Best Bad Biopics
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In an unprecedented virtual Emmy Awards, Pop TV's acclaimed series "Schitt's Creek" swept the comedy categories, while HBO's "Watchmen" and "Succession" dominated the Limited Series and Drama categories, respectively. Adnan gives his full recap of the 2020 Emmy Awards including all the biggest surprises and snubs from the evening. He also recaps the latest news and the best movies to come out of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, which saw the Francis McDormand led film "Nomadland" take home the People's Choice Award. Adnan also reviews the terrible 2020 Tom Hardy film "Capone," which was so bad that it inspired this week's Mount Rushmore segment of "Worst Biopics Ever Made!" All that and more on this week's Cinephile! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2020
I'm Thinking of Ending Things, Antonio Campos - The Devil All The Time, Strangest Movies Ever
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Adnan reviews Charlie Kaufman's latest (and strangest) film to date, "I'm Thinking of Ending Things." He also speaks with director Antonio Campos about his new film "The Devil All The Time," which is now streaming on Netflix. As always, Scott Rogowsky joins the show for Rags Time! This week his here to talk about his late night binge of movies from the 1970s. And in honor of Charlie Kaufman, the guys give their picks for the strangest movies ever made. All that and more on this edition of Cinephile! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020
Tenet, David Smick, Rags Time with Scott Rogowsky, Best Christopher Nolan Movies
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After months of buildup and delays Christopher Nolan has finally released his new film, "Tenet." Adnan gives his thoughts on the movie and talks about what it was like seeing his first film in theaters since the start of the pandemic. Adnan is also joined by director David Smick who is here to discuss his new documentary "Stars & Strife," which is an inspiring film about a divided America and the politics of hate. As always, Scott Rogowsky joins the show for Rags Time! This week he talks about his binge into the films of Albert Brooks. And in honor of "Tenet" the guys give their picks for the "Mount Rushmore of Christopher Nolan films!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2020
The Assistant, Eurovision Song Contest, Author Iain Reid, Steve Martin's 'All of Me,'
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Adnan reviews the critically acclaimed indie film "The Assistant," which follows a day in the life of a young woman working for a toxic film executive. Plus Adnan speaks with Canadian author Iain Reid, author of the book "I'm thinking of Ending Things," which was adopted into a film by Charlie Kaufman and Netflix. As always Scott Rogowsky joins the show for Rags Time. This week he's here to talk about the 1984 Steve Martin film "All of Me" and he pitches Adnan his idea for a movie that could save the planet! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2020
The One and Only Ivan, Birds of Prey, Oliver Stone Book, Swingers, Best Oliver Stone Movies
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Adnan reviews the new Disney+ film The One and Only Ivan, along with the Margot Robbie film Birds of Prey! He also gives his thoughts on the new book by legendary director Oliver Stone, Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game. And in honor of Chasing the Light, this week the guys give their picks for the "Mount Rushmore of Oliver Stone Movies!" Plus, Scott Rogowsky joins the show to about the the 1996 film Swingers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2020
Project Power, Sam Hobkinson, Scott Rogowsky, Best Film Years
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Adnan reviews Netflix's brand new action flick Project Power, starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt! He also speaks with director Sam Hobkinson to talk about his new Netflix documentary series Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia, which profiles the FBI's infamous investigation into New York City's "Five Families." And as always, Scott Rogowsky joins the show for Rags Time! This week he looks into the life of Polly Platt, Hollywood's "Invisible Woman." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2020
Antkind, Blow Out, Scott Rogowsky, Brian De Palma Films
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Adnan reviews all 705 pages of Charlie Kaufman's debut novel Antkind along with the 1981 film Blow Out. After, the guys give their picks for the "Mt. Rushmore of Brian De Palma Movies" and Scott Rogowsky joins the show for "Rags Time!" where he discusses the classic 1954 Federico Fellini film La Strada. In entertainment news - Mulan is debuting on Disney+, Ben Affleck is directing another movie, and James Gandolfini was a huge Green Day fan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2020
Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia, TIFF 2020 Lineup, Scott Rogowsky, New York Titled Movies
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Adnan review's the new Netflix mob documentary "Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia," which details the FBI's multi-year investigation that led to the takedown of notorious "Five Families." He also recaps the newly announced lineup for this year's Toronto International Film Festival, which is set to take place in September. After such a great appearance on last week's show, Scott Rogowsky joins Cinephile for a brand new segment and discusses the John Cassavetes film "Husbands" and the HBO series "Watchmen!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2020
Watchmen, Emmy Nominations, Scott Rogowsky, Comic-Inspired Movies
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The 2020 Emmy Nominations are here and Adnan breaks down all the biggest surprises and snubs, including "Better Call Saul" actress Rhea Seehorn's glaring omission in the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category. Adnan also reviews HBO's "Watchmen" before giving his picks for the best 'comic-inspired materials' of all time. and speaks with Scott Rogowsky to talk about Paul Schrader's 1979 film, "Hardcore!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
The Morning Show, The Boys, Biggest TV Flops, 1994 Oscars
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Adnan reviews of the Apple TV+ original series, "The Morning Show." Plus, Joe gives a special guest review for season one of Amazon Prime's superhero drama, "The Boys." In honor of Adnan's review of "The Morning Show," the guys give their picks for the Mount Rushmore of Greatest TV Flops and then they re-pick the 1994 Oscars on the penultimate edition of Total Recall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2020
Greyhound, Palm Springs, James Andrew Miller, Jim Carrey's New Book
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Tom Hanks new film "Greyhound" profiles an inexperienced U.S. Navy captain that must lead an Allied convoy being stalked by Nazi U-boat wolfpacks. Adnan reviews the World War II film along with the new Andy Samberg movie, "Palm Springs" and Jim Carrey's debut book "Memoirs and Misinformation: A Novel" Plus, Adnan speaks with great James Andrew Miller to talk about his new podcast "Origins: Almost Famous Turns 20." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2020
Introducing "Origins: Almost Famous Turns 20"
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Origins is back! James Andrew Miller brings you behind the scenes of the Cameron Crowe classic that put us on the bus with Stillwater and taught us what life on the road with a Rock-n-Roll band was all about - not to mention adolescent love and heartbreak. Come join Jim as he brings the band back together and sits down with the cast, starting with the writer and director himself, Cameron Crowe - plus Kate Hudson, Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, rock stars Peter Frampton & Nancy Wilson, and more. It's all happening. Don't miss it. ALMOST FAMOUS now available on Digital and Blu-Ray from Paramount Home Entertainment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
Hamilton, Scarface, Matt Schrader, Best Fictional Gangsters
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The hit Broadway show "Hamilton" started streaming on Disney+ over the weekend and Adnan gives his thoughts on the remarkable Lin-Manuel Miranda musical! Along with "Hamilton" Adnan reviews the 1983 Brian De Palma film "Scarface," the 1994 drama "Il Postino" and 1999 film "The End of the Affair." Adnan also speaks with Matt Schrader, host of the podcast "Blockbuster: The Story of James Cameron" which profiles the prolific director's rise to fame. The guys then give their picks for the greatest fictional gangsters of all time and re-pick the 1992 Oscars for this week's Total Recall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2020
Athlete A, HBO's Oz, Dave Merheje, Best Sports Documentaries
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Adnan reviews the new Netflix documentary "Athlete A," which tells the story of USA Gymnastics' cover up of a sexual predator within their organization. He also reviews the groundbreaking HBO series "Oz" and Orson Welles' 1947 film "The Lady from Shanghai." Adnan also speaks with comedian Dave Merheje about season 2 of his hit Hulu series "Ramy." In honor of "Athlete A" the guys give their picks for the greatest sports documentaries of all time and then re-pick the 2019 Oscars for this week's Total Recall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2020
Big Little Lies, Casino, Hardcore, Meryl Streep Films, 2018 Oscars
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Adnan reviews HBO's critically acclaimed drama "Big Little Lies" along with Martin Scorsese's "Casino," Paul Schrader's "Hardcore" and Humphrey Bogart's "In a Lonely Place." In honor of Big Little Lies and her 71st birthday, this week's Mt. Rushmore segment focuses on the all time greatest Meryl Streep roles! The Oscars have been officially delayed, Aaron Sorkin could bring his next star-studded film to Netflix, and Robert De Niro joins James Gray's "Armageddon Time." All that and more on this week's Cinephile! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2020
Da 5 Bloods, The Kominsky Method, Best Spike Lee Joints, 2009 Oscars
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Adnan reviews two Netflix Originals, Spike Lee's new film "Da 5 Bloods" and Chuck Lorre's "The Kominsky Method!" Plus, Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" is officially delayed, while Tony Soprano is officially dead. And in honor of "Da 5 Bloods," Adnan and Joe give their picks of the best Spike Lee Joints ever made and then they re-pick the winners of the 2009 Oscars. All that and more on this week's Cinephile! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2020
Barry Sonnenfeld, The King of Staten Island, Ramy, Lawrence of Arabia
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Adnan reviews the new Judd Apatow film "The King of Staten Island," which is the semi-autobiographical story of SNL cast member Pete Davidson. Adnan also reviews season 2 of the critically acclaimed Hulu series "Ramy" and the classic 1962 film, "Lawrence of Arabia." Plus, Adnan speaks with the renowned director and producer, Barry Sonnenfeld, to talk about his new book "Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother: Memoirs of a Neurotic Filmmaker." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2020
I Know This Much Is True, Body Double, Greatest Female Comedians, 2007 Oscars
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Adnan reviews the new HBO mini-series "I Know This Much Is True," starring Mark Ruffalo, along with the sitcom "The Mindy Project" and Brian De Palma's "Body Double." He also speaks with Canadian filmmaker Christian Sparkes about his new movie "Hammer" and the proud people of Newfoundland! After, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the greatest female comedians to ever and then they re-pick the 2007 Oscars for this week's Total Recall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2020
Ozark, Adaptation., Dressed To Kill, Best Jack Nicholson Movies, 2005 Oscars
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Adnan sat down and watched all thirty hours of Netflix's "Ozark!" He'll tell you what he thought about the Jason Bateman led drama and if it's as good as audiences claim. Adnan also reviews "Dress to Kill," "Ironweed," and the highly original 2002 Spike Jonze/Charlie Kaufman film "Adaptation." After, the guys decide which four movies are Jack Nicholson's greatest and then re-pick the 2005 Academy Awards in this week's "Total Recall." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2020
Ryan Murphy's Hollywood, 23 Hours To Kill, Voice Actor Rob Paulsen, Eddie Murphy Movies
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On this week's episode, Adnan reviews Ryan Murphy's new Netflix show "Hollywood" along with Jerry Seinfeld's new stand up comedy special "23 Hours to Kill" and the 1981 Henry Fonda movie "On Golden Pond." After, he speaks with voice actor Rob Paulsen (Animaniacs/Pinky & The Brain/TMNT) about his book "Voice Lessons" which details Rob's battle with Throat Cancer. For this week's Mt. Rushmore segment, the guys give their picks for the best Eddie Murphy movies ever made and then for Total Recall they re-pick the winners of the 2000 Academy Awards! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2020
The Last Dance, Rounders, Best Tearjerker Movie Scenes, 2006 Oscars
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ESPN's "The Last Dance" profiles the career of Michael Jordan, with particular focus on the 1997–98 Chicago Bulls season. In this week's episode, Adnan reviews and recaps the 10-part documentary series and let's you know whether he thinks it's a fair representation the 90s era Chicago Bulls. Adnan also reviews season 2 of HBO's hit drama, "Succession" as well as the 1998 film, "Rounders." For this week's Mt. Rushmore, the guys decide which movies have the best "tearjerker scenes" of all time and they re-pick the 2006 Academy Awards for Total Recall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2020
Succession, Back to the Future, Carrie, Greatest Over-Actors
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After two seasons "Succession" is proving itself to be the next great HBO series. On this episode, Adnan reviews Season 1 of the acclaimed dramatic series. And for it's 35th anniversary, Adnan reviews "Back to the Future" as well as "Back to the Future Part II." In honor of Brian Cox, Adnan for this week's Mt. Rushmore the guys give their picks for the "Greatest Over-Actors" all of time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2020
Bad Education, Dial M For Murder, Eric Roberts, Best Movie Titles
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Adnan reviews HBO's "Bad Education" starring Hugh Jackson and Allison Janey, along with the classic movies "In the Heat of the Night" and "Dial M For Murder." He also speaks with actor Eric Roberts about his latest film "Inside the Rain" and his incredible career. After, Adnan and Joe try to do the impossible by giving their picks for the "Mount Rushmore of Movie Titles!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2020
North by Northwest, Paper Moon, Johnny Smith Interview, Best Performance by A Child
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After years in the making, Adnan finally watched Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller "North by Northwest," as well as two Peter Bogdanovich movies - "What's Up, Doc?" and "Paper Moon." Adnan also speaks with author Johnny Smith about his timely new book "War Fever: Boston, Baseball, and America in the Shadow of the Great War." And in honor of Tatum O'Neal's performance in "Paper Moon," the guys give their best for the "Best Performances by a Child" for this week's Mount Rushmore! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2020
Bonus Episode: Rhea Seehorn
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On a special bonus episode of Cinephile, Actress Rhea Seehorn joins the show to discuss the season five finale of "Better Call Saul," her career, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2020
Last Week Tonight, Jon Pessah, Best Late Night Talk Show Hosts
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Despite social distancing, John Oliver continues to deliver new episodes of "Last Week Tonight" on HBO! Adnan reviews season 7 and discusses Oliver's coverage of the Coronavirus pandemic, along with reviews the 2012 film "The Iceman" and the 1971 film "The Hospital." Adnan also welcomes Jon Pessah, author of the new book "Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask," which details the life of famed Yankee's catcher, Yogi Berra. For this week's Mount Rushmore the guys pick the greatest Late Night Hosts of all time and afterwards on Total Recall re-pick the 2002 Oscars! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2020
Brockmire, A Simple Plan, Don Winslow, Last Name Movies
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Adnan reviews the new season of Brockmire, the 1998 moives "A Simple Plan," and much more on this Social Distancing episode of Cinephile! Plus, Adnan speaks with Author Don Winslow about his new book, Broken, and how FX is turning Cartel Drug War Trilogy into TV Series. For this week's Mount Rushmore, Adnan and Joe pick the best "Movies with the Protagonist's Last Name as the Title!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2020
City of God, Okja, Bruce Almighty, Best Jim Carrey Movies
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Adnan reviews the Boston based drama "City On a Hill," as well as Bong Joon Ho's 2017 film "Okja," and the 2003 comedy "Bruce Almighty." Plus, he'll look at how the Coronavirus is continuing to shut down Hollywood. And because of Bruce Almighty, Adnan and Joe somehow pick the four best Jim Carrey movies in this week's Mt. Rushmore! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2020
Better Call Saul, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Patrick Gallo
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Adnan interview actor and director, Patrick Gallo, about what it was like to share a scene with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in "The Irishman." This is an interview you won't want to miss! Adnan also reviews the new seasons of "Better Call Saul" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." For this week's Mt. Rushmore, the guys give their picks for the Greatest TV Spin Offs ever created! Finally, the guys re-pick the 1998 Academy Awards! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2020
The Way Back, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Best Inspirational Sports Movies
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Adnan reviews Ben Affleck's new film, "The Way Back" and the Céline Sciamma's "Portrait of a Lady on Fire." He also reviews the 2002 Ray Liotta film "Narc." In honor of "The Way Back," the guys pick the greatest Inspirational Sports movies ever made and re-pick the 2013 Oscars in this week's Total Recall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2020
Onward, The Jesus Rolls, Greatest Movie Wizards
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Adnan reviews Pixar's "Onward," along with John Turturro's new film, "The Jesus Rolls." In honor of "Onward," the guys give their picks for the greatest movie Wizards to grace the silver screen. For this week's Total Recall, the guys re-pick the infamous 2016 Academy Awards! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2020
Spenser Confidential, Hunters, Mt. Rushmore of Action Comedies
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This week on Cinephile, Adnan reviews Peter Berg's new Netflix film "Spenser Confidential," along with Amazon's new original series, "Hunters." Plus, the guys give their picks of the best action-comedy movies ever made for this week's Mt. Rushmore and re-pick the 2001 Oscars! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2020
Curb Your Enthusiasm, R.T. Thorne/Utopia Falls, Best TV Comedies of All Time
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Adnan reviews the 10th season of Larry David's "Curb Your Enthusiasm!" After, he speaks with his longtime friend R.T. Thorne, who is also the creator of the wonderful new show "Utopia Falls," streaming exclusively on Hulu. For this week's Mount Rushmore, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the greatest TV comedies ever created and re-pick the winners of the 1993 Oscars for Total Recall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2020
Sonic the Hedgehog, The Outsider, Josh Horowitz, Greatest HBO Shows Ever Made
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Adnan reviews Jim Carrey's first film in four years, "Sonic the Hedgehog," along with the film "Luce" and the HBO mini-series, "The Outsider." He also speaks with MTV's Josh Horowitz about Sundance, the Oscars and much more! And, in honor of the "The Outsider," the guys tackle the impossible and try to pick the four greatest HBO original series ever made! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2020
2020 Oscars Recap, Good Boy, Queen & Slim, Manohla Dargis, Best Heist Movies
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The 2020 Academy Awards made history after Bong Joon Ho's film Parasite became first foreign-language film to win Best Picture. Adnan is joined by Manohla Dargis, one of the chief film critics for The New York Times, to break down all the biggest moments, surprises and snubs from this years award ceremony! Adnan also reviews the films Good Boy, Queen & Slim, Glorida Bell, and the wonderful documentary Making Waves. Plus, in honor of Queen & Slim, the guys give their picks for the greatest heist movies ever made! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2020
Richard Jewell, I Lost My Body, Sundance Festival 2020, Best Animated Movies
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The 2020 Sundance Film Festival is in the books and to break down all the best films from this year's showcase is friend-of-the-show, Ben Lyons! On this week's episode, Adnan reviews three films, including Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell" and Netflix's "I Lost My Body." In this week's Mount Rushmore, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best Animated Movies ever made! Finally, the guys re-pick the 1997 Oscars in this week's Total Recall. Reviews; Richard Jewell, I Lost My Body, The Edge of Democracy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2020
Les Misérables, Honeyland, Kobe Bryant Tribute, Best Foreign Films
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It's a special edition of Cinephile as Adnan reviews the Oscar nominated films Les Misérables, Corpus Christi, and Honey Boy. All three are competing for the Best International Feature Film and Adnan will tell you which one he thinks is going to win! Plus, Bong Joon Ho has announced he is turning his film Parasite into a limited series with HBO. To honor the passing of Kobe Bryant, Adnan plays a story of when he met the NBA superstar at the Oscars in 2018. Finally, Adnan and Joe give their picks of the greatest foreign films ever made for this week's Mt. Rushmore. All that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2020
SAG Awards Recap, Justin Chang, Coming-of-Age Movies
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The 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards are in the bag and the results have solidified several actors chances at winning an Academy Award in February. Adnan is joined by LA Times critic Justin Chang to break down the SAG results, preview the Oscars, and discuss which reviews are the most fun for critics to write. In honor of Adnan's review for "Waves," the guys give their picks for the best coming-of-age movies in this week's 'Mount Rushmore' segment! Film Reviews: Waves, A Hidden Life, American Factory Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2020
Academy Awards Nominations, Scott Feinberg, Best Journalism Movies
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The 2020 Oscar nominations have been announced and there are a multitude of surprises and snubs! Adnan is joined by Scott Feinberg of The Hollywood Reporter to break all the nominations, including Todd Phillips' "Joker" which leads all films with 11 nods. Plus, in honor of his reviews for "The Report" and "Dark Waters," Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best investigative journalism movies ever made! For this week's "Total Recall," the guys re-pick the 1977 Oscars! Reviews: The Report, Dark Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2020
Golden Globes Recap, Rocketman, Best Biopics
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On Sunday Hollywood gathered for the 77th Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais. Adnan breaks down all the surprises surprises and snubs from this year's ceremony and discusses how this might affect the race for the upcoming Academy Awards! Also, in honor of the films "Rocketman" and "Harriet," Adnan and Joe give their list for the best biopics ever made. Movies Reviews: Rocketman, Harriet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2020
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Just Mercy, Top 10 Films of 2019
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On this week's episode, "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker," is Disney's latest box-office blockbuster and it's getting mixed reviews from critics and fans alike. Is it worth the hype? Adnan reviews that film along with "Just Mercy," a court room thriller wonderfully performed by Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx. In honor of the New Year, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the top 10 movies of 2019! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2019
1917, Little Women, Adam Amin, Best War Movies
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"1917" is being considered as one of the best movies of the year and for good reason! This week, Adnan gives his review for unique, intense war epic by Sam Mendes. Adnan also speaks with ESPN's Adam Amin about his love for film and which fictional sports character Adam would love to call a game for the most. In honor of 1917, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best War Movies of all time! Reviews: 1917, Little Women, Honey Boy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2019
Bombshell, Michael Buie, Knives Out, Best Whodunit Movies
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Adnan is joined by actor Michael Buie to talk about his role in the new film "Bombshell" and what it's like being friends with Russell Crow. In honor of the film "Knives Out," Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best "Whodunit" movies ever made. For this week's "Total Recall" Adnan and Joe re-pick the 2008 Oscars, when "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" went head-to-head. Reviews: Bombshell, Knives Out, The Two Popes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2019
Golden Globes Nominations, Chris Beachum of Gold Derby, Uncut Gems
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The nominations for the 2020 Golden Globes have been announced and Adnan breaks all the biggest snubs and surprises by the Hollywood Foreign Press! Adnan is also joined by Gold Derby's Chris Beachum to discuss all the nominations for the January award show and how that might affect the nominations for the 2020 Oscars! For this week's Total Recall, Adnan and Joe re-pick the 1999 Academy Awards. Plus, Joe does stand up! Reviews: Uncut Gems, Yesterday, Stan & Ollie, Stockholm, Fight Club, The Hudsucker Proxy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2019
Jojo Rabbit, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, Deirdre Fenton, Imaginary Friends
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"Jojo Rabbit" is one of the most touching and heartfelt movies of the year! On this week's episode, Adnan reviews the Taika Waititi directed film, along with "Ford v Ferrari," and Tom Hanks' "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." Adnan also welcomes director Deirdre Fenton to talk about her great documentary, "One night." And in honor of "Jojo Rabbit," Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best movies that feature an imaginary friend. Finally, Adnan unveils a special new segment that will surely have the Academy Awards streaming with anger! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2019
Motherless Brooklyn, Late Night, Best Book Adaptations, SopranosCon
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Motherless Brooklyn has been a passion project for Edward Norton for over 20 years! Well, Norton's finally made his film and on this week's episode, Adnan reviews "Motherless Brooklyn" along with Mindy Kaling's movie "Late Night!" Adnan and Joe give their picks for the Best Movies Based on Books for this week's Mount Rushmore. Adnan also lived his dream this weekend when he attended "Sopranoscon" in the New Jersey Meadowlands! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2019
Judy, Tara Wood, Greatest Sopranos Characters
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Renée Zellweger is sure to get an Academy Award nomination Best Actress for her portrayal as Judy Garland. On this week's podcast, Adnan reviews her new film, "Judy," along with the latest film by director Pedro Almodóvar, "Pain and Glory." Plus, Adnan speaks with director Tara Wood about her new documentary "QT8: The First Eight," which profiles the first eight films by Quentin Tarantino. This week, the guys finish their six month long "Bada binge" where Adnan has recapped each episode of the Sopranos and to celebrate, the guys give their picks for the greatest Sopranos characters! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2019
Parasite, Errol Morris, Best Documentaries
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Parasite is the Korean movie taking the world by storm! Winner of the Palme d’Or at 2019 Cannes Film Festival, it has already grossed over $10 million in the USA. This week, Adnan reviews the new film by acclaimed director Bong Joon-ho! Adnan also speaks with legendary documentarian Errol Morris about his new film, American Dharma. Plus, in honor of Mr. Morris, the guys give their picks for the greatest documentaries ever made! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2019
Dolemite Is My Name, Shea Serrano, One Location Movies
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"Dolemite Is My Name" is sparking a renaissance for Eddie Murphy's career and for good reason. On this week's episode, Adnan reviews the new Netflix Original movie and speaks with the hilarious Shea Serrano about his new book "Movies (And Other Things)." Adnan and Joe also make their picks for the best movies set in one location." Spoiler Alert: Glengarry Glen Ross made the list. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2019
The Lighthouse, Jim Miller, Papa Virk!
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'The Lighthouse' is the highly anticipated new film by Robert Eggers (director of 2016's 'The Witch') which follows two lighthouse keepers trying to maintain their sanity while living on a remote New England island in the 19th century. On this week's episode, Adnan reviews Eggers' sophomore effort. Writer Jim Miller calls into the podcast to talk about some of the most impactful movies that he's ever seen. Adnan is also joined by his dad, Papa Virk, to discuss the wonderful new Netflix documentary 'Salam - The First Muslim Nobel Laureate.' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2019
Marriage Story, Abominable, Rebecca Keegan
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"Marriage Story" is already being considered a contender for the Oscar's Best Picture category, but what did Adnan think of the film? He saw Noah Baumbach's latest movie at the New York Film Festival and gives his thoughts on today's episode! Adnan is also joined by Rebecca Keegan of The Hollywood Reporter to talk about "The Irishman," Francis Ford Coppola, and whether Superhero Movies are considered "cinema." Plus, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best Dreamworks animated films of all time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2019
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Robert Forster
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Jesse Pinkman is back! Adnan reviews the highly anticipated Netflix film, "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie." On the same day that the movie was released, "El Camino" actor Robert Forster passed away and in honor of his lifeliong career, Adnan replays an interview he did with the actor that was conducted on October 16th, 2018. Adnan and Joe give their picks for the Mount Rushmore "Movies Based on TV Shows." All that and more on this week's Cinephile! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
The Joker, Rob Hart, Batman Movies
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"The Joker" is the most polarizing movie of 2019 and for good reason. On this week's episode, Adnan gives his review of Todd Phillips' retelling of one Pop Culture's most notorious villains. Martin Scorsese says that Superhero Movies should not be considered cinema and Adnan explains why you should never question the GOAT's judgement. And in honor of "The Joker," Adnan and Joe give their picks for the best Batman movies ever made in this week's Mount Rushmore segment! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2019
'The Irishman' Review, 'The Joker' Controversy, Mt. Rushmore of Scorsese Movies
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"'The Irishman' is not 'Goodfellas 2.0' and it's not 'Casino 2.0.' 'The Irishman' is melancholy, it's elegiac." Adnan reviews Martin Scorsese's latest mob epic, "The Irishman" after seeing the film at the New York Film Festival over the weekend. How does this film stack up compared to the rest of the Scorsese's filmography? Find out during this week's Mt. Rushmore of Martin Scorsese Movies! Adnan also discusses how only photographers are allowed at the premiere of the upcoming film, "The Joker." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2019
Ad Astra, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Space Movies
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Adnan speaks with the delightful Utkarsh Ambudkar about his new film "Brittany Runs A Marathon!" They talk about the growing impact of Southeast Asian actors in Hollywood, what it was like filming the action-comedy "Free Guy," and what it's like for Utkarsh to be on Broadway for the first time. Adnan also reviews the visually stunning film "Ad Astra" and gives his picks for the greatest Space Movies of all time in this week's Mount Rushmore segment! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2019
BONUS EPISODE: Emmys Recap 2019
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In this special bonus episode of Cinephile, Adnan weighs in on what he thought of this year's Emmy Awards. He talks about the show's biggest surprises, snubs and whether going hostless was the right move for the ceremony. Also, which series had the biggest year? Find out here! Highlights include Phoebe Waller-Bridge's huge night, "Game of Thrones" winning Best Drama for its eighth and final time, and Jodie Comer's surprise win over her "Killing Eve" co-star, Sandra Oh!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2019
Hustlers, Cabbie Richards, Brad Pitt Movies
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Adnan reviews the new Jennifer Lopez film, Hustlers! After, he speaks with Bleacher Report's Cabbie Richards to talk about everything from the best movies of 2019, bad Spike Lee joints, Quentin Tarantino, and a suit Will Ferrell once wore that was supposedly made out of Himalayan House Cat! For this week's Mt. Rushmore, the guys pick the best Brad Pitt movies of his career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2019
Brittany Runs A Marathon, Brian Raftery, 1999 Films
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Adnan speaks with Brian Raftery, author of the amazing book "Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen." Brian is on the show to talk about what is considered by many to be the greatest year in film's history - 1999. Adnan also reviews the new film "Brittany Runs A Marathon" and in honor of the 1999 films, Adnan and Joe give their Mt. Rushmore of the best movies of that year.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2019
Angry Birds Movie 2, Jacob Estes, Crime Films
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The New York Film Festival is right around the corner and Adnan is determined to see Martin Scorsese's new film, "The Irishman." Tune in to hear Adnan's wild tale about how he got tickets for the film's premiere! Adnan also reviews "The Angry Birds Movie 2" and speaks with Jacob Estes, director of the amazing new horror flick, "Don't Let Go." Finally, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the greatest Crime Thriller films ever made! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2019
Booksmart, Adam Stein & Zach Lipovsky
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Adnan reviews the new comedy “Booksmart,” which about two academic overachievers who try to fit in an entire four years high school partying of into one epic night! Adnan also speaks with the directors of the critically acclaimed filmed “Freaks,” Adam Stein & Zach Lipovsky. “Freaks” hits theaters on Friday, September 13th! And for this week’s Mt. Rushmore segment, Adnan and Joe pick the four best High School Comedies of all time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2019
Blinded By The Light, Emmys Preview, Fall TV 2019
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Adnan reviews the delightful new film "Blinded by the Light," which follows a Pakistani teenager's love for Bruce Springsteen! Plus, the Emmy Awards are just around the corner, so Adnan speaks with Entertainment Weekly television critic Kristen Baldwin to break down what you can expect from this year's award ceremony. Kristen also previews the hottest Fall TV shows that you can expect to hit televisions next month. Also, for this week's Mt. Rushmore segment, Adnan and Joe pick their favorite "Music Inspired Movies." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2019
Freaks, Huse Madhavji, Supernatural Movies
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Nicholas Cage may have gone on a quest in search of the Holy Grail, but you won’t have to search long to find Huse Mdhavji as Cinephile’s guest! He’s here to talk about his new play “Art” which is currently underway in Toronto. Adnan also reviews the new supernatural movie, “Freaks.” Plus, who is joining Eddie Murphy in the “Coming to America” sequel? Find out here! Adnan and Joe look at one the most infamous episodes of The Sopranos ever made – Season 3, Episode 11 – “Pine Barrens.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 15, 2019
The Farewell, Ben Mankiewicz, Family Movies
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On this episode of Cinephile, Adnan reviews the critically acclaimed film, The Farewell! Plus, Finn Wolfhard is only 16 years old, so why in the world would he need to be de-aged in his next film? Find out here! Adnan also speaks with Turner Classic Movies host, Ben Mankiewicz. Ben has an encyclopedic knowledge of film and tells the story of the time he interviewed Quentin Tarantino for an hour and a half! And for this week’s Mt. Rushmore, Adnan and Joe decide which family films are the greatest ever made. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2019
Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood; Scott Rogowsky
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If you haven’t seen Quentin Tarantino’s new film “Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood” yet, don’t worry because Adnan has got you covered! Find out what he thought of the film and see where it ranks in Tarantino’s filmography for this week’s “Mt. Rushmore” segment. Adnan is also joined by friend and co-host of “ChangeUp” on the DZAN Network, Scott Rogowsky! Adnan and Scott take a deep dive into the films of the late director, Sidney Lumet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2019
The Lion King, Pulp Fiction in Space, Ben Lyons
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Adnan tells you exactly what he thought about Disney’s new live action “The Lion King.” Is the remake as good as the original? Find out! Adnan also welcomes back Ben Lyons to the Cinephile airwaves! Ben is here to talk all about the incredible documentary “Sea of Shadows” and the charming new film “Brittany Runs a Marathon.” Plus, Adnan and Producer Joe look at some the more peculiar entertainment news stories circulating around Pop Culture and make their picks for the worst remakes ever made. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2019
Emmy Nominations, Joe Talbot, Horror Movies
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Adnan reacts to the 2019 Emmy nominations and offers his pick for the biggest snubs of the year. He also gives his review for Ari Aster’s latest horror movies, “Midsommar.” Adnan speaks Joe Talbot, director of the incredible new film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” After, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the four greatest horror movies ever made in this week’s Mt. Rushmore and Adnan finishes bingeing season 2 of The Sopranos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home, Riley Stearns, The Sopranos
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On this episode of  Cinephile, Adnan gives his review on the latest Spider-Man movie.  He then catches you up with the latest entertainment news.  Adnan is then joined by director, Riley Stearns.  The two discuss the new movie “The Art of Self Defense.” Adnan continues his binge of The Sopranos and discusses some of his favorite episodes in “The Bada Binge” segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2019
The Last Black Man In SF, Max Bretos, The Sopranos
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On this episode of Cinephile Adnan discusses the wonderful new film, “The Last Black Man In San Francisco,” which is sure to be a favorite for many voters come Oscar season. He also speaks with ESPN anchor Max Bretos about his favorite movies of summer 2019. Max also answers the question of whether a Sean Connery impression is still timely. Spoiler Alert: It is! For this week’s Mt. Rushmore, Adnan and Joe pick their “Films That Identify with A Certain Place,” And as always, Adnan continues his binge of the entire Sopranos series with the segment "The Bada Binge." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2019
Toy Story 4, Christy Lemire, Tom Hanks Movies
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On this episode of Cinephile, Adnan reviews Toy Story 4! He also speaks with film critic Christy Lemire about the some of the best (and worst) movies of the summer 2019 blockbuster season. Plus, what are the four greatest Tom Hanks movies!? There's really no right answer, but Adnan gives it a shot anyway in this week's "Mt. Rushmore." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2019
Aladdin Review, Will Smith Movies, CJ Wallis
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On this episode of Cinephile, Adnan gives his review of Disney's new live action film, Aladdin. In honor of Will Smith's genie in the film, Adnan gives his picks for the Mt. Rushmore of Will Smith Movies. Adnan also speaks with filmmaker CJ Wallis about his documentary Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who knew Too Much, which is streaming now on Netflix.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2019
Adam Driver & Chloë Sevigny
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Cinephile is back! Adnan reviews season 2 of HBO’s Barry (7:19), chats with stars of the new film Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny, stars of the new film The Dead Don’t Die (11:37), gives his pick for the Mount Rushmore of Sports Movies (25:13), and looks back on the first episodes of The Sopranos (28:47) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2019
Cinephile Returns
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Cinephile returns on June 12th!  Enter the mind of Adnan Virk, noted sportscaster and Cinephile. Find out what this movie lover’s podcast is all about as he shares his unique passion for motion pictures in this trailer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2019
Tony Shalhoub, Elsie Fisher
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Adnan reacts to the SAG Awards (7:42), reviews Barry and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (11:58), and chats with Tony Shalhoub (23:42) and the producers of Ralph Breaks the Internet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2019
Matthew McConaughey
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Adnan reacts to the Academy Award nominations (3:31), chats with Matthew McConaughey (15:04), and recaps his experience at the Critics' Choice Awards with Max Bretos (41:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2019
Kevin Hart, Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz
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Adnan chats with Kevin Hart (6:27), interviews Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz about The Sopranos (55:06), and the guys give their top 10 films of 2018 (29:28). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2019
Andy Serkis
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Adnan reviews Mary Poppins Returns (5:20), Roma (6:45), and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (10:18), chats with Andy Serkis (15:24), and brings back a guest reviewer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2018
Barry Jenkins
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Adnan reviews Green Book (10:38), The Front Runner (10:38), Bohemian Rhapsody (24:30), and Vice (28:03) and interviews Academy Award winning director Barry Jenkins (35:51). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2018
Steve Levy
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Adnan reviews The Favourite (7:31), If Beale Street Could Talk (10:38), and Beautiful Boy (13:27). Plus, a movie recommendation from Toby from The Office (48:22). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2018
Gabe Polsky and Alex Honnold
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Adnan reviews Can You Ever Forgive Me? (3:25) and What They Had (7:54), chats with Gabe Polsky (16:31) and rock climber Alex Honnold (40:12), and brings back a guest reviewer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2018
Ben Foster
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Adnan reviews The Old Man & the Gun (2:12), Mid90s (4:06), and Wildlife (6:37), chats with Ben Foster (22:03), and gets guests reviews of Mandy and Halloween. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2018
Robert Forster
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Adnan reviews First Man (3:01) and Vox Lux (13:56), chats with Oscar nominated actor Robert Forster (15:30), and discusses one of the best spin offs ever (36:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2018
Ike Barinholtz and Ty Burr
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Adnan gets accredited, reviews A Star is Born (3:52) and Private Life (10:30), and chats with actor/director Ike Barinholtz (13:40) and film critic Ty Burr (21:24). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2018
Mario Van Peebles
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Adnan reviews Farenheit 11/9 (8:53) and Mandy (16:51), chats with Mario Van Peebles (24:31), and offers up some streaming suggestions (46:32). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2018
Tom Berenger
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Adnan looks back at a Hitchcock classic (3:12), reviews Crazy Rich Asians (11:36) and RBG (14:50), and chats with Tom Berenger about Platoon, Major League, and Inception. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 12, 2018
Robert Townsend
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Adnan ranks the top 5 movies of 2018 so far (9:32), looks ahead to the fall movie season (15:32), and chats with Robert Townsend (28:18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2018
Alec Blome
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Adnan reviews BlacKkKlansman (2:55) and Three Identical Strangers (11:07), chats with Alec Blome of the Fantasy Movie League Podcast (17:44), and revisits an old segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2018
Ben Bradlee, Jr. and Nick Davis
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Adnan reviews Ant-Man and the Wasp (4:28), Hereditary (8:23), and Blockers (15:27), discusses a new documentary on Ted Williams (18:48), and recaps the Emmy nominations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2018
Bo Burnham
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Adnan reviews Eighth Grade (2:54) and Won't You Be My Neighbor? (5:19) and chats with Bo Burnham (14:07). Plus, a guest review of the worst movie since Gigli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2018
Ben Lewin
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Adnan reviews Incredibles 2 (3:48), ranks his Top 10 Father-Son films (7:38), and chats with director Ben Lewin (19:39). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2018
Adnan & Buster's Best Baseball Flicks
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Adnan Virk and Buster Olney rank their ten best baseball movies of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2018
Keith Olbermann
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Adnan discusses being a juror at the Greenwich Film Festival (8:03), ranks Al Pacino's Top 5 roles (6:45), and tells an incredible celebrity Family Feud story (58:40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2018
Jay Baruchel and Mark Teixeira
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Adnan celebrates the 2 year anniversary of the podcast, chats with Jay Baruchel (14:45) and Mark Teixeira (45:05), and Ben Lyons details an awkward encounter (55:03). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2018
Paul Schrader and David Leitch
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Adnan reviews First Reformed and Dead Pool 2 (1:58), interviews writer/director Paul Schrader (9:19), and chats with Deadpool 2 director David Leitch (23:34) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2018
Tribeca Recap
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Adnan recounts his trip to the Tribeca Film Festival, chats with Ben Lyons and internet celebrity The Fat Jew, and Rick describes his encounter with Paris Hilton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2018
Uncle Rico
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Marty talks with Jon Gries, aka Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite about how he got the role in the film and what it was like shooting it. Plus, Ryan McGee stops by. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2018
Hank Azaria
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Adnan reviews Avengers: Infinity War (2:27), A Quiet Place (7:57), and Isle of Dogs (13:09, and chats with Hank Azaria (15:32) as well as his character Jim Brockmire (26:12). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2018
Omar Epps and Mark Raso
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Adnan reviews Paterno (1:59) and Ready Player One (11:22), interviews Omar Epps (21:23) and Mark Raso (32:40), and enjoys another edition of Everyman (48:27). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2018
Helen Hunt and Michael Imperioli
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Adnan reviews Judd Apatow's new HBO documentary about Gary Shandling (3:24) and talks to Academy Award winner Helen Hunt (21:56) and Emmy winner Michael Imperioli (31:22). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2018
4-time NBA Champion Tony Parker and Zoey Deutch
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Adnan reviews Game Night (15:40) and a book by his favorite screenwriter (4:27), tells stories about his favorite actor (9:52), and interviews Tony Parker (21:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2018
Bryan Fogel
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Adnan and Dan recap their experience at The Oscars, Ben's conversation with Oscar winner Bryan Fogel (36:29), and the debut of a new segment called In Defense Of. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2018
Oscars Reaction
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On Sunday night after the Oscars, Adnan, Ben Lyons and Dan Stanczyk break down the best moments of the night. Plus, one of the guys gets to ask Oscar winner Kobe Bryant a question and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2018
Max Bretos
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Adnan reviews Roman J. Israel (13:41), Girls Trip (16:26), and Icarus (17:50). Plus, Max Bretos discusses his friendship with Charlize Theron (21:58). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2018
The Black Eyes Peas, Tonya Lee, and Caron Butler
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Adnan discusses his week taping vignettes for The Oscars (5:00), Ben discusses his time at the Oscars luncheon (13:05), and they review Black Panther (8:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2018
Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, and Paul Rudd
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Adnan chats with Nicolas Cage (53:52), Ethan Hawke (57:51), and Paul Rudd (1:03:01, and reviews movies from the Sundance Film Festival with Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2018
Christy Lemire
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Adnan is back from the Sundance with some more transportation related stories. Plus, he reacts to the Oscar nominations with What the Flick's Christy Lemire (26:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2018
Tracy Letts
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Adnan reviews Call Me by Your Name (11:20) and Hostiles (17:07), interviews Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts (19:13), and tells a Scorsese story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2018
Errol Morris
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Adnan reviews Phantom Thread (6:18) and The Post (14:14), chats with Academy Award winning documentarian Errol Morris (24:34), and lists his top 10 movies of 2017 (33:58). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2018
Golden Globes Preview
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Adnan is joined by Ben Lyons to preview the Golden Globes. The guys run through the major categories and tell you who should win and who will win each. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 02, 2018
J.K. Simmons
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Adnan reviews Star Wars: The Last Jedi (3:35), The Disaster Artist (6:24), and Last Flag Flying (11:07), interviews J.K. Simmons (17:20), and ranks James Franco's top 5 roles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2017
Willem Dafoe and Richard Jenkins
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Adnan chats with Academy Award nominees Willem Dafoe and Richard Jenkins and reviews The Shape of Water, I, Tonya, Darkest Hour, Jim & Andy, and Molly's Game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2017
Margot Robbie and John Ridley
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Adnan reviews Three Billboards (6:21), Coco (12:27), and Ladybird (15:33), chats with Margot Robbie (24:44) and John Ridley (42:13), and ranks Danny DeVito's Top 5 roles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2017
Mark Wahlberg
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Adnan reviews The Florida Project (6:43) and Intent to Destroy (13:50), interviews Mark Wahlberg (17:27), and ranks Gene Hackman's Top 5 performances (27:07). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2017
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek
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Cinephile shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, Yankees Suck. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2017
Rob Reiner
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Adnan reviews LBJ (3:14) and My Friend Dahmer (8:28), chats with writer/director Rob Reiner (10:45), and offers up some streaming suggestions for November (24:51). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2017
Miles Teller
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Adnan and Ben Lyons review Spielberg (18:04), the guys chat with Miles Teller (28:51), and we finally get Ben's top 10 films since 2000 (5:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2017
Scott Feinberg
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Adnan reviews Blade Runner 2049 (10:09) and Battle of the Sexes (18:17), chats with Scott Feinberg of The Hollywood Reporter (24:18), and ranks Robert Redford's top 5 roles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2017
Richard Lewis
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Adnan reviews mother! (8:40) and Stronger, interviews Richard Lewis (19:38), ranked Dustin Hoffman's top 5 roles (42:18), and revisits The Wolf of Wall Street. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2017
Robert Patrick
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Adnan interviews the cast and crew of Last Rampage (23:11), revisits a Best Picture winner, reviews Wind River (10:38), and ranks the top 5 roles of Morgan Freeman (42:03). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2017
Nnamdi Asomugha
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Adnan reviews Norman (12:48), Detroit (19:43) and Logan Lucky (26:14), ranks Michael Keaton's top 5 roles (39:37), and chats with former NFL CB turned actor Nnamdi Asomugha. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2017
Jeremy Renner and Tony Hale
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Adnan reviews War for the Planet of the Apes (20:19), chats with Jeremy Renner (29:05) and Tony Hale (44:26), and ranks Joaquin Phoenix's top five roles (39:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2017
Steve Guttenberg and Malcolm D. Lee
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Adnan reviews Dunkirk (11:08) and Spider-Man: Homecoming (25:37), chats with Steve Guttenberg (31:42) and Malcolm D. Lee (46:12), and ranks Christopher Nolan's top 5 films. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2017
Andy Samberg
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Adnan reviews The Big Sick (10:01) and Baby Driver (16:41), chats with Andy Samberg (23:23), and ranks Daniel Day-Lewis' top 5 roles (39:02). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2017
Josh Duhamel
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Adnan and Dan list their top 10 films of the 21st century, Adnan chats with Josh Duhamel, reviews two television shows, and ranks Philip Seymour Hoffman's top 5 roles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2017
Timothy Spall
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Adnan reviews Wonder Woman (5:32)and Obit (8:07), talks to Timothy Spall (22:47), ranks Johnny Depp's top 5 roles (49:03), and recommends Jeffrey Tambor's new memoir. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2017
Jerry Bruckheimer
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Adnan reviews The Wizard of Lies (11:40) and Split (17:48), chats with legendary producer Jerry Bruckheimer (23:14), and ranks Robin Williams' top 5 roles (32:22). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2017
One Year Anniversary
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Adnan reflects on the first year of the podcast, reviews Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (10:40) and The Comedian (14:13), and ranks Kevin Spacey's top 5 roles (27:28). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2017
Jeff Garlin and David Duchovny
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Adnan recounts his trip to Vegas (7:42), discusses The Godfather reunion he attended (11:20), and chats with Jeff Garlin (40:15) and David Duchovny (59:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2017
Ben Mankiewicz
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Adnan reviews T2 Trainspotting (10:38) and The Founder (19:25), chats with TCM's Ben Mankiewicz (30:28), and ranks Kate Winslet's top 5 roles (50:16). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2017
Jessica Alba
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Adnan chats with Jessica Alba (4:30), reviews The Boss Baby(17:10), speaks with 48 Hrs. director Walter Hill (23:55), and ranks Warren Beatty's top five roles (32:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2017
Hank Azaria and Ken Jeong
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Adnan chats with Hank Azaria (4:00) and Ken Jeong (25:57), discusses great movies he never wants to see again (51:21), and guesses movies based only on their tagline (57:28). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2017
Logan and Get Out
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Adnan review Logan (15:38) and Get Out (19:47), discusses the most disturbing movies he's ever seen (29:36), and ranks Sean Penn's top 5 performances (35:02). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2017
Oscars recap and Ben Lyons
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Adnan recounts his tales from the red carpet (5:20), explains what the Best Picture mix up was like in the theatre (26:46), and ranks Leonardo DiCaprio's 5 best roles (53:44) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2017
Barry Jenkins and Garth Davis
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Adnan and Dan pick the Oscar winners (9:01), Adnan reviews The Lego Batman Movie (23:35) and The Salesman (25:28), and the top five roles of Nicolas Cage's career (58:39) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2017
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan reveals huge news (5:40), gives his Oscar nomination takeaways (13:39), talks to Chris Beachum of GoldDerby.com (28:11), and tells a great Scorsese story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2017
Ice Cube and Ben Lyons
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Adnan unveils his top 10 films of 2016 (13:11), reviews Lion (24:34) and Jackie (26:25), and chats with Ice Cube (31:22) and ESPN's Ben Lyons (44:21). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2017
Mark Wahlberg
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Adnan reviews Silence (3:05), La La Land (15:01), and Fences (19:26) and chats with Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg (25:25) and esteemed film critic Owen Gleiberman (39:12). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2017
Keegan-Michael Key
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Adnan reviews Rogue One (11:04) and Arrival (15:16), chats with Keegan-Michael Key (22:35), and ranks Will Smith's 5 best roles (33:48). Plus, an ESPN Radio cameo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2016
Mahershala Ali
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Adnan reviews Manchester by the Sea (3:35), Loving (9:28), and Moana (14:05), chats with Oscar favorite Mahershala Ali (16:12), and ranks Brad Pitt's five best roles (41:41). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2016
Billy Bob Thornton and Miles Teller
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Adnan chats with Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton (3:00), Miles Teller (35:09), reviews Moonlight (55:14), and gets ready for Martin Scorsese's new film (58:05). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan reviews Mel Gibson's reclamation project Hacksaw Ridge, talks with the editor in chief of Rotten Tomatoes, ranks Tom Cruise's top 5 roles, and tells a Scorsese story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan interviews comedy titans Kevin Hart and Christopher Guest, does his Michael Caine impersonation again, and explains how you can win a free Cinephile t-shirt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan reviews The Birth of a Nation, chats with Oscar winner J.K. Simmons, ranks Ben Affleck's top 5 acting roles, and takes a deep dive on three Martin Scorsese films. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan talks to Norm Macdonald, discusses trying to get John Cusack on the podcast, reviews Snowden, and recommends the first 10 minutes of a three hour Best Picture winner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan reviews Tom Hanks' new film Sully, chats with Terry Crews about his porn addiction, ranks Denzel Washington's Top 5 roles, and discusses the funniest movie of the year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan interviews Robert De Niro, crushes an iconic Best Picture winning film, ranks Tom Hanks' top five roles, and reviews War Dogs, Sausage Party, and Pete's Dragon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan reviews Suicide Squad, ranks "living legend" Meryl Streep's five best performances, discusses Hitchcock's influence, and does a spot on Michael Caine impersonation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan talks with former Best Actor nominee Viggo Mortensen, legendary writer/director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, Tin Cup), and discusses one of his favorite movie endings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan explains the secret to Bryan Cranston's success, reviews a movie that "violates the critical rule" of film making, and ranks Bill Murray's top 5 roles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2016
Cinephile: The Adnan Virk Movie Podcast
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Adnan reviews The Phenom, The Shallows and the latest 30 for 30, recounts his trip to an Iowa movie theater, chats with Denis Leary, and ranks Jack Nicholson's best roles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2016