The Wages of Cinema
About This Show
A podcast that is practically all about MOVIES! Cinema, films, celluloid, digital, whatever you want to call it. Jack and Andrew are the hosts, and we talk about new movies, classics, cult work, things we've seen and have never seen, special segments about directors and styles and trends, and 'Required Reading' which is about movie books. And the "Local Vocal" series gives you in-depth interviews with NYC/NJ based filmmakers, actors, artists and musicians.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 85: ALIEN COVENANT
3 days ago
Not counting when that rascally Xenomorph fought the Predator in two rather wildly WTF movies from the past decade, we now have the sixth Alien-franchise films. 'Covenant' follows Prometheus, which you may or may not have seen (though we certainly talked about that 2012 film, all the way back in episode *9.4* in our retrospective on director RIDLEY SCOTT - Jack mistakenly said episode 4 in this episode fyi, our apologies for the error), and... how did this one come out?
We had a spirited discussion about this film, with Andrew coining the phrase "Movie Sense", which he explains right around the time of the SPOILERS at 27:40 mins/seconds in. How does the return of Michael Fassbender and Scott once again to this world turn out? Tune in to find out?
Music score by Jed Kurzel
Rated 5 out of
The hosts of the Wages of Cinema have a great rapport with one another, and this comes through as they talk about new and classic movies. There's witty banter, serious analysis, and personal discussions on which films have meant the most to them - all while talking about the new movies they've seen in the past week (the two-minute movie mile has a wide variety, so if one movie doesn't grab you the next might), the 'List' segments (more in-depth stuff there), and then they have a main subject. My favorite part is their 'Required Reading', which they don't do all the time but is usually a solid bet for recommendations of quality movie books.
They're not Siskel & Ebert, but then who is?
Date published: 2015-09-24