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FULL DISCLOSURE - Hillbilly Elegy

Nov 24, 2020
Netflix

We're stepping into Oscar movie season once again with another EARLY REVIEW from our friends at Netflix. Ron Howard directs the film adaptation of the best-selling novel Hillbilly Elegy, in which a Yale law student is drawn back to his hometown and grapples with his family history, Appalachian values and the American dream.

FEATURING: Craig McFarland, Brett Rutherford & Ryan Lootens

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GUILTY PLEASURES / FULL DISCLOSURE - Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square

Nov 23, 2020
Netflix

It’s a Holly Dolly Christmas! Guilty Pleasures continues its “Sleigh, What?” series of Christmas Movie podcasts by breaking down the craziest movie of the year, “Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square.” There is so much going on in this movie and the GP crew will leave no yule log unturned! Non-Spoiler review at 0:00, then a Full Disclosure deep dive at 9:00!

FEATURING: Lou Hare, Tiffany Topol, Steve Ponzo

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Priority Pictures

Documentaries have a wondrous power to beam directly into our hearts and minds. Sure movies are, in their most basic form, just wonderfully produced stories but when those stories come with the intensity of real-life issues in the world, those stories are able to penetrate barriers and give us an understanding and empathy we might otherwise never experience.

GUILTY PLEASURES - The Godfather: Part III (CLASSICS Crossover Special)

Nov 13, 2020
Paramount Pictures

It's time for another crossover! Lou joins back up with Classics hosts Brandon & Eric to complete their review of The Godfather trilogy with the infamous The Godfather: Part III. Does the conclusion to the Corleone saga deserve it's notorious reputation? Let's get into it and find out! FEATURING: Lou Hare, Brandon Davis, Eric Flick Don’t forget to follow/reach us at:

VETERANS DAY SPECIAL 2020 - The Steel Helmet w/ Captain Dale Dye

Nov 11, 2020
Lippert Pictures

A tradition at the Network continues in 2020. Resident veteran Jay Hoffman welcomes our friend Captain Dale Dye back to the Front Row to talk the 1951 Korean War film The Steel Helmet. This film was the first to depict the Korean War and was the first of many war movies from filmmaker Samuel Fuller.

FEATURING: Jay Hoffman & Captain Dale Dye

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Netflix

FULL DISCLOSURE is kicking off a busy month with a look back at the most critically acclaimed release of October. We dive into the unreal ensemble, the Sorkin-ese and the awards chances for Netflix's The Trial of the Chicago 7.

FEATURING: Craig McFarland, Steve Sykes & Louis Hare

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MONSTERCAST 2020 - The Ruins

Oct 31, 2020
Paramount Pictures

We are officially closing out in insanely packed month of content with our last episode of MonsterCast in 2020. For our final horror film spotlight, we're diving into the "don't mess with nature" bloody gore-fest that is The Ruins, chronicling 5 people's fight to survive after being trapped on the top of an ancient pyramid with a unexplained force slowly hunting them.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner & Sara Baltusevich

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Hulu

MonsterCast is nearly over but we have two more bit of terror-filled fun before we done! We start with one of our favorite mainstays of MonsterCast: The Huluween Bite Size Horror Film Fest. This year Hulu has made it bigger than ever with 28 horror shorts and, just like the last two years, we've ranked them all to give our top prize. Who wins it this year? You'll have to listen to find out!

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner

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C2E2

MonsterCast continues to close strong! We're proud to debut an interview we conducted all the way back in March at C2E2 with horror mainstay Sandy King Carpenter. Aside from being the wife of horror master John Carpenter, Sandy has blazed a trail in entertainment as a film producer and script writer. She talks to our own Alex Orona about the launch of Storm King Comics and why she loves the comic book world so much.

FEATURING: Alex Orona (Super GG Radio)

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FLASHBACK - The Shining (w/ Derry Public Radio Podcast)

Oct 26, 2020
Warner Bros. Pictures

MonsterCast is coming to a head this week and we're kicking it off with a MONSTER-SIZED podcast. Flashback is going back to 1980 to look at Stanley Kubrick's iconic scare-fest The Shining. And for this episode we're welcoming not only Brandon from Classics, but all three amazing hosts of the Derry Public Radio podcast!

FEATURING: Ryan Lootens, Jay Hoffman, Erin McCabe, Brandon Davis (Front Row Classics), C.M Alexander (DPR) & Joshua Kahn (DPR)

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Hulu

MonsterCast just can't be stopped! We're continuing our look at some amazing horror shorts by welcoming the writer and director of our top choice of the 2018 Huluween Film Fest, Josh Tanner, to talk his inspiration and behind the scenes stories from The Rizzle.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner

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Blumhouse Pictures

MonsterCast 2020 continues with another round of FULL DISCLOSURE! Horror mega-studio Blumhouse has released the final two films in their October "Welcome To The Blumhouse" film series. We take a spoiler-filled look at "Evil Eye" and "Nocturne".

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner

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Columbia Pictures

MonsterCast roars on with the 3rd of our horror film spotlights. In this edition Sara and Jeremy are looking at the good and very, very bad parts of I Know What You Did Last Summer and the unfortunate I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. Long story short, if you hit someone with your car, just call the cops. Avoid the hook-wielding revenge feud.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner & Sara Baltusevich

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FLASHBACK presents - Raised By Wolves Eps. 9 & 10

Oct 20, 2020
Home Box Office Entertainment

FLASHBACK is proud to present a very special series of episodes recapping the new HBO sci-fi series Raised By Wolves. Each episode will recap the latest 2 episodes of the show and examine through the lens of 80 and 90s sci-fi influences. The fifth episode breaks down Episode 9: Umbilical & Episode 10: The Beginning.

FEATURING: Jay Hoffman & Erin McCabe

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MonsterCast rolls on with a very special interview with actress Diane Franklin. You may remember her as the dream girl in LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN (1982) or the crush-worthy exchange student Monique in the 1985 comedy BETTER OFF DEAD. But she’s also built a solid horror resume with such films as AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION, TERRORVISION and the recent reboot, THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS. And in this episode, she talks about all of it with Steve Sykes. Enjoy!

FEATURING: Steve Sykes

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GUILTY PLEASURES - Mr. Boogedy

Oct 16, 2020
Walt Disney Pictures

Guilty Pleasures is officially getting in on the MonsterCast fun with their first October offering. And man oh man is this film guilty as hell as they break down the made-for-television Disney film Mr. Boogedy. which sees a family move to the New England city of Lucifer Falls, which they soon find to be haunted by ghosts from the colonial period.

FEATURING: Lou Hare, Donna Hare & Christian Krauspe

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CLASSICS - Frankenstein (1931)

Oct 14, 2020
Universal Pictures

Front Row Classics brings you their first offering for MonsterCast this month with the original Monster movie, 1931's Frankenstein directed by James Whale. Allison Means joins Brandon and Eric for a fun conversation that delves into Boris Karloff's career defining performance as Frankenstein's Monster. The crew will also discuss the differences the film has to Mary Shelley's novel as well as different behind the scenes anecdotes about the production. So join us as Front Row Classics salutes one of Universal's greatest Monster creations, Frankenstein. 

Terror Films

MonsterCast 2020 is roaring on with the 2nd of our spotlight films of the month; the 2015 found footage instant classic Hell House, LLC. And if that weren't enough, we also welcome the film's writer and director Stephen Cognetti to take us behind the scenes at the making of this terrifying film! Five years after 15 people were killed during a haunted house tour, a documentary crew visits the scene to investigate what really happened.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner & Sara Baltusevich

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Blumhouse Pictures

MonsterCast 2020 continues with another round of FULL DISCLOSURE! Horror mega-studio Blumhouse has released the first two films in their October "Welcome To The Blumhouse" film series. We take a spoiler-filled look at "The Lie" and "Black Box".

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner & Sara Baltusevich

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FULL DISCLOSURE - Antebellum (MonsterCast 2020)

Oct 8, 2020
Lionsgate Pictures

MonsterCast 2020 continues with another round of FULL DISCLOSURE! We saved our spoiler-filled review of the new horror film Antebellum so that we could release in the midst of the spooky festivities. Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality that forces her to confront the past, present and future -- before it's too late.

FEATURING: Steve Sykes

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Warner Bros. Pictures

MonsterCast 2020 continues with the launch of a brand new show on the Network! We're so excited to debut VIEW FROM THE BACK ROW with Steve Sykes. This show will endeavor to analyze movies through the lens of disability representation on film. In the first episode, Steve welcomes CLASSICS host Brandon Davis to discuss the horror classic Wait Until Dark where a recently blinded woman (Audrey Hepburn) is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

FEATURING: Steve Sykes & Brandon Davis

FLASHBACK - Return of the Living Dead

Oct 6, 2020
Cinema 84

FLASHBACK is getting in the MonsterCast 2020 mood by bringing you 80s schlock-fest that is Return of the Living Dead. When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage through Louisville, Kentucky seeking their favorite food; brains.

FEATURING: Ryan Lootens, Jay Hoffman & Erin McCabe

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FLASHBACK presents - Raised By Wolves Eps. 5 & 6

Oct 6, 2020
Home Box Office Entertainment

FLASHBACK is proud to present a very special series of episodes recapping the new HBO sci-fi series Raised By Wolves. Each episode will recap the latest 2 episodes of the show and examine through the lens of 80 and 90s sci-fi influences. The third episode breaks down Episode 5: Infected Memory & Episode 6: Lost Paradise.

FEATURING: Jay Hoffman & Erin McCabe

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Netflix

MonsterCast 2020 continue with the newest episode of FULL DISCLOSURE. In this mini review, Jeremy is breaking down the new Netflix horror comedy Vampires vs. The Bronx, which is what happens when you combine The Goonies, In The Heights and Shaun of the Dead.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner

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FLASHBACK / GUILTY PLEASURES CROSSOVER - Dick Tracy

Oct 3, 2020
Touchstone Pictures

We take a quick break from MonsterCast to bring you some good old fashioned non-horror entertianment. In case you missed the live presentation 2 weeks ago, here is the audio version of the Guilty Pleasure & Flashback crossover podcast event on 1990's pulp mess Dick Tracy staring Warren Beatty, Al Pacino & Madonna. 

FEATURING: Ryan Lootens, Jay Hoffman, Erin McCabe & Lou Hare

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FLASHBACK presents - Raised By Wolves Ep. 3 & 4

Oct 2, 2020
Home Box Office Entertainment

FLASHBACK is proud to present a very special series of episodes recapping the new HBO sci-fi series Raised By Wolves. Each episode will recap the latest 2 episodes of the show and examine through the lens of 80 and 90s sci-fi influences. The second episode breaks down Episode 3: Virtual Faith & Episode 4: Nature's Course.

FEATURING: Jay Hoffman & Erin McCabe

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MONSTERCAST 2020 - Jeepers Creepers

Oct 1, 2020
United Artists

October is here and that means it's time for MONSTERCAST 2020!!!! We're kicking off our month of horror with one of our 4 spotlight films: 2001's Jeepers Creepers. Siblings Darry and Trish are driving home from college when they enter into a terrifying game of cat and mouse with an evil creature determined to track them down at all costs. 

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner & Sara Baltusevich

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FLASHBACK presents - Raised By Wolves Ep. 1 & 2

Sep 24, 2020
Home Box Office Entertainment

FLASHBACK is proud to present a very special series of episodes recapping the new HBO sci-fi series Raised By Wolves. Each episode will recap the latest 2 episodes of the show and examine through the lens of 80 and 90s sci-fi influences. The first episode breaks down Episode 1: Raised By Wolves & Episode 2: Pentagram.

FEATURING: Jay Hoffman & Erin McCabe

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Front Row Network

After a week off The Rundown is back recapping two weeks worth of news as fast as possible! Release dates are moving, studios are panicking, casting announcements are fast and furious and we remember the giant that was Diana Rigg.

FEATURING: Jeremy Goeckner

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Front Row Network

September 14, 2020

It's time to crunch those numbers! It's your weekly recap of the top 5 films of the US box office. This week Tenet continues its reign but is it enough to revive the theaters in the US?

Featuring: Jeremy Goeckner

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