Raiders Of The Lost Podcast

By James and Anthony Deveney

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The ultimate Film & TV Podcast! Hosted by identical twin brothers and film-geeks, James and Anthony Deveney, who go in-depth on chosen Film & TV topics with a passion that they've shared since childhood.

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Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring was the first film in an epic fantasy trilogy that changed the landscape of cinema forever. Peter Jackson's adaptation of the J.R.R Tolkien saga is a masterclass in filmmaking on every level and sets the stage for one of the greatest stories told in the last 100 years.


New Opening Music by Chase Jackson

Apr 12, 2021
Lost In Translation vs Her

Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation" and Spike Jonze's "Her" are films that were both made these ex-spouses to express their individual feelings during their marriage and divorce. Both films are exceptionally well made and written, plus they compliment each other brilliantly...

Apr 08, 2021
Mission: Impossible & Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Tom Cruise's MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE franchise may be the biggest action franchise of all time, no doubt due to his knack for storytelling and insane stunt work. Let's dive into the original Mission: Impossible & most recent Mission: Impossible - Fallout...

Apr 05, 2021
The Batman | Everything We Know...

Matt Reeves' "The Batman" is easily the most anticipated film that will be released in the next year. Robert Pattinson dawns the cape and cowl in what is sure to be a new and unique take of the world's greatest detective...

Apr 01, 2021
The Truman Show

The Truman Show tells the story of a man whose entire life is the subjective of a reality TV show that he doesn't know exists. Jim Carrey blows audiences away with his tragic and nuanced performance as Truman Burbank...

Mar 29, 2021
Guardians Of The Galaxy & Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy & Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 were surprise hits that introduced the Cosmic storylines of the MCU. Star-Lord and his crew are some of the most loved characters in all of the MCU and these films how us why...

Mar 25, 2021
Zack Snyder's Justice League

Zack Snyder's Justice League was the film we deserved in 2017, and the Snyder Cut is truly an act of redemption for the visionary filmmaker. Let's compare the two films and talk about what makes Snyder's version such. groundbreaking film...

Mar 22, 2021

Jordan Peele blew audiences away with his directorial debut "Get Out" which will go down as one of the best horror films made this century. Let's take a look at his masterpiece and journey into the sunken place...

Mar 18, 2021

Skyfall is the definitive James Bond film. Not only does it bring the best aspects of the character from the past, but it's a total reinvention of the franchise and 007 himself, even more so than Casino Royale. Let's dive into Sam Mendes' amazing film...

Mar 15, 2021

The MCU's "WandaVision" just finished its first season. It'll be the first of many new Marvel shows in the next few years, so let's talk about the series and future of the MCU...

Mar 11, 2021

Denis Villeneuve's "Sicario" is a violent look at the drug war along the United States and Mexico border. Although the film is an exaggeration and simplification of the complexities of the situation, it's still a remarkably well made film.

Mar 08, 2021

Bong Joon-Ho's masterpiece "Parasite" was the surprise hit in 2019 and took countless awards home. Let's analyze this phenomenal film...

Mar 04, 2021
Adam Sandler | Actor Spotlight

Adam Sandler is one of the most critically divisive and commercially successful comedic actors of all time. Let's take a look at his eclectic career...

Mar 01, 2021
Spider-Verse: Who Is The Best Spider-Man?

Who is the BEST Spider-Man?? Live-action Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland or is it the animated Miles Morales? Let's go through every franchise and analyze the pros and cons to each hero and universe...

Feb 25, 2021

Christopher Nolan's "Inception" is one of the most ambitious and admired films made this century. Let's explore his dream within a dream within a dream... 

Feb 22, 2021
Whiplash vs La La Land

Damien Chazelle's films "Whiplash" and "La La Land" are two phenomenal stories about obsession, dreams and love. Let's dive in!

Feb 18, 2021
Watchmen & V for Vendetta

Alan Moore wrote two iconic graphic novels that have been turned into incredible movies. "Watchmen" and "V for Vendetta" were both ahead of their times in the comic book world and in cinema...

Feb 15, 2021
Malcolm & Marie, The Notebook, Titanic & Silver Linings Playbook

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Let's do some romance films, "Malcolm & Marie", "The Notebook", "Titanic" and "Silver Linings Playbook".

Feb 11, 2021
Django Unchained & 12 Years A Slave

The 21st century has given us two of the most important slavery films ever made, "Django Unchained" and "12 Years A Slave". Though similar topics, these films have drastically different tones, which is why they compliment either other artistically so well . Let's dive in!

Feb 08, 2021
The Wolf of Wall Street & The Big Short

Wall Street is experiencing a phenomenon, so we had to optimize and make an episode on "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "The Big Short"...

Feb 04, 2021
Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy

The first three Pirates of the Caribbean are some of the best adventure films made in the last few decades and we're going to dive right in!

Feb 01, 2021
Secret Movie Easter Eggs

Filmmakers have been hiding "Easter Eggs" inside their films for decades. We did a ton of research and put together a list of our favorites! Enjoy!

Jan 28, 2021
Logan, Deadpool & Constantine - Rated-R Comic Book Movies

Rated-R comic book movies are in high demand. "Logan", "Deadpool" and "Constantine" are some of the best of the 21st century. Let's dive into them. 

Jan 25, 2021
Harry Potter Villains

The Harry Potter franchise is full of so many incredible villains including Voldemort, Severus Snape, the Malfoy's, the Dursley's and many more. Let's talk about them all!

Jan 21, 2021
The Indiana Jones Franchise

Indiana Jones is one of the most iconic franchises in the history of film. Let's go over each movie, "Raiders of the Lost Ark", "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom", "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" and "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull".

Jan 18, 2021
Modern Sci-Fi 2 | Arrival, District 9, Looper & Source Code

"Arrival", "District 9", "Looper" and "Source Code" are some of the best science fiction films made this century and deserved to be talked about!

Jan 14, 2021
The Dark Knight Trilogy

Christopher Nolan's trilogy is the definitive Batman franchise in film history. Let's talk about "Batman Begins", "The Dark Knight", and "The Dark Knight Rises".

Jan 11, 2021
There Will Be Blood vs No Country For Old Men

This is the masterpiece episode. Two of the greatest films made this century, Paul Thomas Anderson's "There Will Be Blood" and the Coen Brothers "No Country For Old Men". Let's dive in. 

Jan 07, 2021
The Mandalorian - Season 2

Season 2 of The Mandalorian completely blew us away and we're proud to say that we have truly become fans of this terrific series. Let's dive into season 2!

Jan 04, 2021
Wonder Woman vs Wonder Woman 1984

We love the original "Wonder Woman" film starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins. Let's talk about it's success, but also touch on our disappointments with the blockbuster sequel, "Wonder Woman 1984"...

Dec 31, 2020
The Mandalorian: Season 1

The Mandalorian has been a Star Wars sensation ever since it was released on Disney+. We finally got around to watching it and loved it! Let's go over the show and each episode. 

Dec 28, 2020
Jake Gyllenhaal | Actor Spotlight

Jake Gyllenhaal is one of the greatest actors of his generation and deserves to be discussed. We'll go through his filmography and talk about hist best movies. 

Dec 24, 2020

TENET was one of the most ambitious films in recent years. Not to mention confusing for many! We're going to break it down and explain the Inversion concepts, character timelines and overall story. Directed by Christopher Nolan

Dec 21, 2020
The Matrix Trilogy

The Matrix Trilogy changed action movies at the turn of the century. Let's dive into the films, their visionary special effects and symbolic themes.

Dec 17, 2020
Sherlock Holmes & Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes films are nothing short of epic and pay homage to the iconic detective in Ritchie's modern and gritty style. We love the reinvention of the characters in his kinetic directorial style and Robert Downey Jr. fantastically leads both movies. 

Dec 14, 2020
2001: A Space Odyssey | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Let's celebrate one of the greatest films ever made, Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey". Kubrick changed cinema forever with his masterpiece and set the stage for the science fiction genre for years to come.

Dec 10, 2020
Buddy Cop | Lethal Weapon, Rush Hour, Bad Boys, The Nice Guys, The Other Guys, Die Hard 3 & Hot Fuzz

We LOVE the Buddy Cop genre, and we've been given some absolute gems over the years. These films combine two characters with drastically different personalities on adventures full of action, comedy and fun. Let's go over "Lethal Weapon", "Rush Hour", "Bad Boys", "The Nice Guys", "The Other Guys", "Die Hard: With A Vengeance" & "Hot Fuzz".

Dec 07, 2020
Christmas Special | Elf, Home Alone, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Nightmare Before Christmas & More!

To celebrate the Holiday Season, we're going to talk about some of our favorite Christmas Movies! "Elf", "Home Alone", "How The Grinch Stole Christmas", "The Nightmare Before Christmas", "Bad Santa", "A Christmas Story", and "The Santa Clause"...

Dec 03, 2020
Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopian | Mad Max: Fury Road, Children of Men & Snowpiercer

The Post-Apocalyptic and Dystopian genres are eerily familiar to reality, and they're more relevant now more than ever. Let's go over some of the best the genres have to offer with "Mad Max: Fury Road", "Children of Men" & "Snowpiercer"...

Nov 30, 2020
War Films | Saving Private Ryan, 1917, Fury & Full Metal Jacket

War films hold a special place in Hollywood and in the lives of real people effected by war. The genre has been blessed with several incredible films over the years. Let's talk about "Saving Private Ryan", "1917", "Fury" & "Full Metal Jacket".

Nov 26, 2020
Iron Man Trilogy | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

"Iron Man" helped change the landscape of Hollywood and helped launch the one of the most successful franchises in cinema history. Let's talk about Tony Stark's entire trilogy starring Robert Downey Jr...

Nov 23, 2020
Pixar | History of Animation & First 10 Movies

Pixar changed animation forever in the 1990's and has since been the pinnacle of animated films every year. Let's discuss the history of how Pixar was founded and go through the first ten films they made, including "Toy Story", "A Bug's Life", Toy Story 2",   "Monster's Inc.", "Finding Nemo", "The Incredibles", "Cars", "Ratatouille", "WALL-E", and "Up".

Nov 19, 2020
Jurassic Park | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" changed cinema forever and launched one of the most successful franchise in history. Let's go over why the original blew audiences away in 1993...

Nov 16, 2020
Gladiator | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Gladiator is one of the best films made this century, and will go down as the best ancient civilization film ever. "Are you not entertained!?" 

Nov 12, 2020
David Fincher | Director Spotlight

David Fincher is one of the most creative filmmakers working today. Let's discuss his entire filmography including "Alien 3", "Seven", "The Game", "Fight Club", "Panic Room", "Zodiac", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "The Social Network", & "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"...

Nov 09, 2020
Star Wars: Original Trilogy | Episodes lV, V & Vl

We’re going to a “galaxy far, far, away”! The original Star Wars trilogy that launched the biggest film franchise of all time, Star Wars Episode lV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back & Star Wars Episode Vl: Return of the Jedi...

Nov 05, 2020
Coming of Age | Ladybird, Moonlight & Call Me By Your Name

The coming of age genre has given us some tremendous films in recent years. Let's take a close look at "Ladybird", "Moonlight" and "Call Me By Your Name"...

Nov 02, 2020
Slasher Icons | Scream, Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm St., Friday the 13th & The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Our last Horror episode for October! "Slasher Icons"!!! Lets' talk the films that helped define the slasher genre, including "Scream", "Halloween", "A Nightmare on Elm St.", "Friday the 13th" & "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"...

Oct 29, 2020
Modern Horror Films | Midsommar, The Conjuring, Us, Split, Don’t Breathe

October is almost over! Let's finish the month strong with some modern horror films including "Midsommar", "The Conjuring", "Us", "Split", "Don’t Breathe".

Oct 26, 2020
John Wick Franchise | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

John Wick. Why are audiences so obsessed with this Keanu Reeves action franchise? Let's analyze the films and find out why we can't get enough of John Wick...

Oct 22, 2020
Supernatural Horror Films | IT Chapters 1 & 2, The Babadook, It Follows, Sinister & Insidious

What are some of the best Supernatural Horror films in recent years? Let's talk about "IT Chapters 1 & 2", "The Babadook", "It Follows", "Sinister" & "Insidious"...

Oct 19, 2020
Classic Horror Films | The Exorcist, The Shining, JAWS & The Thing

What are the best Classic Horror films of all time? Our favorites are "The Exorcist", "The Shining", "Jaws" and "The Thing"...

Oct 15, 2020
Modern Space Films | The Martian, Interstellar, Gravity & Moon

The space genre has blessed us with some truly remarkable films this century. In the episode we go over "The Martian", "Interstellar", "Gravity" & "Moon"...

Oct 12, 2020
Prison Films | The Shawshank Redemption, Shutter Island & Escape From Alcatraz

We love prison movies! Let's talk about "The Shawshank Redemption", "Shutter Island" & "Escape From Alcatraz". 

Oct 08, 2020
Natalie Portman | Actor Spotlight

Natalie Portman is one of best and actresses of her generation and deserves our second "Actor Spotlight". Let's go through her career and filmography...

Oct 04, 2020
Wes Anderson | Director Spotlight

We adore Wes Anderson's films and since he's such a unique filmmaker we decided that we had to cover him. Let's go through Wes' filmography and talk about his style, quirks and evolution as a director. 

Oct 01, 2020
Goodfellas | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Where does "Goodfellas" rank in the 'greatest films ever made' list? Does it deserve to be on there? Let's find out...

Sep 28, 2020
Driving Movies | The Fast and the Furious, Drive, Baby Driver & Ford v Ferrari

Hollywood has blessed us with countless driving based films. Let's go over "The Fast and the Furious", "Drive", "Baby Driver" & "Ford v Ferrari".

Sep 24, 2020
Modern Sci-Fi Films | Ex Machina, Edge of Tomorrow & Blade Runner 2049

Modern filmmaking has led to some incredible Sci-Fi films in the last decade. Let's go over "Ex Machina", "Edge of Tomorrow", and "Blade Runner 2049"...

Sep 21, 2020
Denzel Washington | Actor Spotlight

Denzel Washington is arguably the most celebrated actor of all time and has reached a level of mastery that very few have achieved in the profession of screen acting. Denzel was the obvious choice for our first "Actor Spotlight"...

Sep 17, 2020
Gone Girl vs Prisoners | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Murder Mystery Movie Battle! "Gone Girl" and "Prisoners" are two amazing, crime investigation films full of deep emotion and shocking twists. Find out which movie we think is supreme! 

Sep 14, 2020
Best Boston Movies | Good Will Hunting, The Town & The Departed

Boston! Our hometown and the setting for so many amazing films and stories. Let's talk about our favorites... "The Departed", "Good Will Hunting", and "The Town". 

Sep 10, 2020
Lord of the Rings Trilogy | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Lord of the Rings! An epic trilogy of this magnitude deserves to be explored and analyzed. Let's gooo!

Sep 07, 2020
Serial Killer Movies | Se7en, American Psycho, Silence of the Lambs & The Talented Mr. Ripley

Serial Killers! This insanely popular topic has dominated the entertainment world for decades. Let's talk "Se7en", "American Psycho", "Silence of the Lambs", and "The Talented Mr. Ripley"...

Sep 03, 2020
Christopher Nolan | Director Spotlight

Christopher Nolan is unequivocally one of the most successful and creative directors of all time. Let's go over his career and filmography in detail, analyzing his movies and signature themes... 

Aug 31, 2020
Harry Potter Franchise | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Let's talk about one of the greatest stories ever told, Harry Potter! Be warned, we will be talking about the movies, not the books. How did they bring the magic of J.K. Rowling's world to the big screen??

Aug 27, 2020
Quentin Tarantino | Director Spotlight Pt.2

We continue our Quentin Tarantino Director Spotlight and move through the rest of his career with "Kill Bill 1 & 2", "Inglorious Basterds", "Django", "Hateful Eight", and "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood"...

Aug 24, 2020
Quentin Tarantino | Director Spotlight Pt. 1

Quentin Tarantino is featured in our first Director Spotlight. We start by going over his early life and how he got into film making, followed by analyzing his filmography with "Reservoir Dogs" and "Pulp Fiction".  Tune in to Pt. 2 for the rest!

Aug 23, 2020
Sylvester Stallone vs Arnold Schwarzenegger | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Welcome to the Muscle and Bullet edition!!! Sylvester Stallone vs Arnold Schwarzenegger!!! Let's compare both of these action legend's careers and talk about their heated rivalry in the 80's....

Aug 20, 2020
Best Zombie Movies | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Let's talk the "undead" and sort out the very best zombie movies ever made!!! We go over "28 Days Later", "Shaun of the Dead", "Night of the Living Dead", "World War Z", "Train To Busan" and "Zombieland"...

Aug 17, 2020
Best Boxing Movies | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

In episode 11, we're going to talk about the best boxing films ever made including Rocky, Raging Bull, Million Dollar Baby, Ali and a few others!

Aug 13, 2020
Best Horror Films from 2010-2020 | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

What were the Best HORROR Films made between 2010-2020? We go over "Hereditary", "Get Out", "The Lighthouse", "The Witch", "Cabin in the Woods", and "The Invisible Man"...

Aug 10, 2020
Marvel vs DC Movies | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

Marvel and DC have been in a heated competition for decades. But who has done a better job with their film franchises?

Aug 06, 2020
Everything "Stranger Things" Has Referenced

All movies and TV shows draw inspiration from past influences. However, is there a line that can be crossed, and have the Duffer Brothers gone too far with "Stranger Things"?

Aug 03, 2020
Taxi Driver vs Joker | Raiders of the Lost Podcast

In episode 7 we'll be discussing the key differences and similarities between Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" and Todd Phillip's "Joker", as well as "The King Of Comedy"...

Jul 30, 2020
"Star Wars Force Awakens" Trilogy - Everything Wrong

We're ready to piss off all the Star Wars die hards and tear apart the latest trilogy in the Star Wars franchise....

Jul 27, 2020
Christopher Nolan - Best Director Ever?

To celebrate even more postponements of "Tenet", we're going to talk about Christopher Nolan and his impact on film...

Jul 23, 2020
Greatest Black Directors Of All Time

James and Anthony go over who they think are the greatest black film directors to ever step behind the camera... 

Jul 16, 2020
Our Favorite Female Led Movies

What are some of the best movies featuring female lead characters??? James and Leo explore the genre which is full of legendary performances...

Jul 09, 2020
Greatest Movie Villains Of All Time!!!

Who are the Greatest Movie Villains of all time!? We give our own personal lists and discuss who should be at the top...

Jul 02, 2020
Will Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" Revitalize Hollywood?

In the first episode of "The Raiders of the Lost Podcast", James and Leo discuss the importance of Christoper Nolan's "Tenet" as the first major release in movie theaters since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic....

Jun 18, 2020