Welcome to ReelBlend! Join Managing Director Sean O'Connell (CinemaBlend) and Entertainment Reporters Kevin McCarthy (Fox 5 Washington DC) and Jake Hamilton (Fox 32 News Chicago) as they discuss the latest news, rumors, and movies to hit the big screen. Every week we'll bring you movie reviews, inside looks at the news of the week, stories from the set, and interviews with your favorite filmmakers. Enjoy!
The legend, a true all-time cinema great, Quentin Tarantino joins the show to discusses his new movie, Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, a Pulp Fiction prequel that never was, and his plans for retirement.
The guys are back together for their usual chat through the week's major developments in all things movies, and this week is very special as we welcome Shazam!'s Director David F. Sandberg and Producer Peter Safran on the show.
This past weekend Sean headed down to SXSW, and brought back a catalog of movie recommendations. He and Kevin saw Us, Jake reports his thoughts on Shazam!, and we are joined by director Rupert Wyatt to discuss is latest project, Captive State.
After this years Academy Awards, the guys have PLENTY to get into. Here's their reactions to this years winners and loser, the new host-less show, and even a quick reaction to that enigmatic teaser for The Irishman.
This week we have a very special episode for you. Not only do we have a crazy Aladdin trailer to discuss, or an Oscars telecast controversy to pry open, but more than anything we have THE Robert Rodriguez in an exclusive interview where we discuss his new film Alita: Battle Angel, and his many great works previous to it. Enjoy!
ReelBlend is back with reactions to a few trailers that dropped this week, news of a possible Star Wars Ep. IX title leak, Avengers: Endgame's current runtime, reviewing The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, and so much more.
The guys are back with some really special stories about seeing Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform Shallow LIVE, and interviewing all-time great Richard Dreyfuss (Jaws, Close Encounters of The Third Kind, The Goodbye Girl). We also have trailers, and some Batman news to discuss. Have fun!
Today is a very special day for ReelBlend as we have Oscar winner, Golden Globe winner and legendary filmmaker, Alfonso Cuarón on today's show to talk about his latest, Roma. The guys also react to the Golden Globe winners, discuss the upcoming awards shows, and reveal their favorite performances from Charlize Theron. #TheronBlend
Episode 50 is here! We actually hit 50 episodes!? This is a really special edition of ReelBlend full of movie news, Golden Globe predictions, our most anticipated films of 2019, and a very special ReelBlend guest. Check it out.
This week we have another fun-filled including stories from the guy's interviews with Clint Eastwood, nominations from Critics' Choice, SAG and Golden Globes, breaking down the Avengers: Endgame trailer, reviewing Aquaman, and so much more. Enjoy!
We have a fun filled show for you this week, not the least of which includes the latest trailer from Marvel's Captain Marvel as well as a review of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (spoiler-free). Be sure to stick around for our discussion on our favorite Clint Eastwood movies. #EastwoodBlend
In our 46th episode of ReelBlend, the guys breakdown the new trailer The Lion King, debate if we should be calling it "live-action", react to The Coen Brothers' latest, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and serendipitously discuss their favorite Sylvester Stallone movies.
Sean, Kevin, and Jake are back this week with more movie news and reviews. They discuss this past weekend's box-office results, the current state of the Oscar race, as well as give their thoughts on Creed II, Green Book, and Robin Hood which all hit theaters this holiday weekend. Enjoy.
After the passing of the legend Stan Lee, the guys take some time to talk about his wonderful contributions to the world, and his lasting effect on their lives. They also discuss Roma, Widows, the new Toy Story 4 trailer, and review Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
The London episode of ReelBlend was so epic, the guys needed time to recuperate. Now that they are all recharged, they're ready to dive back into the movie news of the day, and man, did they have a lot to discuss on ReelBlend #43.
Cheers from London! OK, by the time you are listening to this week's ReelBlend podcast, the boys will have left the U.K., but if you have followed them on social media at all, you know that they were all together for the Bohemian Rhapsody junket in London, which included a fan meet-and-greet and the recording of this extra-special, longer-than-usual episode.
The guys are back with another fun-filled episode of ReelBlend, and just before we started the show the crazy news that James Gunn is slated to write and possibly direct Suicide Squad 2 broke. Tune in for their reactions to that, Drew Goddard's Bad Times at the El Royale, and more.
The big movies are coming. And that means ReelBlend is the place to be all October. This month balances awards hopefuls with ticket-peddling blockbusters, and the ReelBlend hosts are the right people to keep you up to date and informed on everything you need and want to know about the world of cinema. So dig in!
This week the guys get into Cary Fukunaga (True Detective: Season 1, Maniac) being hired for Bond 25, new images of the Joker movie cast, reactions to The House With a Clock In Its Walls (starring Jack Black & Cate Blanchett), they defend Life Itself (starring Olivia Wilde & Oscar Isaac), and so much more!
Most weeks on ReelBlend, the hosts dig into relevant movies that are coming to theaters, sharing stories of celebrities they've been able to interview or reacting to big-ticket news items and trailers that you, the listener, are excited about. Other times, they get stuck on an old movie that they happen to disagree on, leading to some heated debates.
For our 37th episode, Sean O'Connell, Jake Hamilton and Kevin McCarthy are finally together in the same room bringing you a MEGA 2-hour show from the Toronto International Film Festival. They discuss several films at the festival including A STAR IS BORN, BEAUTIFUL BOY, FIRST MAN, THE PREDATOR and more.
Jake Hamilton and Kevin McCarthy saw Searching, with John Cho and Debra Messing, and praised the film's unique premise and use of technology. The guys all weigh in on Ethan Hawke's strange dismissal of superhero movies -- choosing to zero in on the brilliant Logan, of all examples. And they try to make heads or tails of the latest Suspiria trailer. Good luck with that!
This week Sean joins us from London to discuss CRAZY RICH ASIANS weekend box office, Jake reacts to PAPILLON (releases August 24), the guys give their most anticipated films coming this fall, and more! Don't miss this one.
This week, the guys tackle recent news surrounding Star Trek 4 and the potential departure of Chris Pine, updates on the James Gunn situation at Disney/Marvel, reactions to 3 big films opening this week, Jake and Sean review BlacKkKlansman, and we wrap it all up with their favorite opening scenes. #OpeningBlend
In addition to attempting to make its annual Oscars telecast shorter (three hours now), and to move the date of the show earlier (February 9 by 2020), the Academy announced a new category honoring Achievement in Popular Film. Wow. How will they define "Popular"? What exactly does "Achievement" mean? And doesn't this decision water down the eventual Best Picture winner? The guys discuss this as well as 'The Meg', our favorite movie endings, and more in this week's show.