YAAAAAASSSSSSS We're finally getting to the gay stuff, and there was too much hetero so we invited guests Zane C Weber and Michael James form WTF did you make me watch podcast to talk all things gay films, gay tv, gay characters and why, as a cinema, the quality isn't always there...Read More
There is an art to the short, after all, that's where cinema started. This week we look at making short films, the pitfalls and the advantages and how we go about making our own short films.
The Heart of the World
Eagles are Turning People Into Horses: The Movie
The DANIELSRead More
What makes a movie a movie? This week we discuss distribution from the cinema to the streaming service and everything in between, with Spielberg and the Cannes film festival both having their say, we thought we'd offer our opinions on the matter.
Spielberg on Netflix
The Cannes and Netflix Battle
In which we talk about the end of all things... or just the ends of movies... but all things sound so much more dramatic...
From happily ever afters, cliffhangers, tragedies and the ending of inception, hosts dive into the art and craft of making that final shot, word or moment play out on the screen.
Movies with Twist Endings
The Worst Movie EndingsRead More
It’s a swashbuckling, princess saving, dragon fighting adventure this week. Hosts delve into one of the most ancient and pervasive story forms in the history of humankind: The Hero’s Journey. Form Harry Potter, to Star Wars to little intimate dramas like Brooklyn, The Hero’s Journey is a wonderful tool for storytelling.
Joseph Campbell’s Mono-Myth
The Writer’s Journey
Love is all around and in your earholes this week as our hosts dive into the world of the Romantic Comedy. We touch on the history of the genre, the best examples and the worst ones as we seek to find out if you can really put true love up on the big screen.
Tarantino never went to film school, but Scorsese did? This week hosts and guest Connor McLennan talk war stories and the ups and downs of academic institutions teaching creative crafts.
Also, Shane gushes about the new move Love, Simon and why representation matters to him personally.
It's a quicktime event! Quick press XX and Y! Or not. Hosts are talking Video Game Movies this week! Why are they always so bad? Are there any good ones? We're joined this week by fellow filmmaker and Video Game nerd Connor McLennan.
Is the new Tomb Raider any good? We get pretty divisive this week over that, Uwe Boll, Resident Evil and much, much more!
Uwe Boll's Blubberella - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO5wGCO3olw
Upcoming Video Game Movies - http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/games-to-films/26784/31-videogames-heading-to-the-movies
Super Mario Brothers Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtMZKYnLg5c
HE CHEATED ON ME! LIFE IS FULL OF PAIN! I CAN’T GO ON! This week's hosts get dramatic as we talk about Dramas. Is Drama a genre? What is bad drama? How bad is Oscar Bait stuff and why does the Academy favor Dramas over every other genre? Why is Australia obsesses with the kitchen sink drama as a genre? This and much much more!
Plus Top 5 most overly-dramatic scenes in movies!
Charnstar has been voted off the island and our hosts are joined by Zane C Weber to talk about REALITY TV: that hot mess of confessionals, drama, bitching, challenges, winners, and losers. How real is reality TV? Where did it come from? Are there any good reality shows? Also just how bad is the Bachelor?
Also , hear our Top 5 movies or shows set behind-the-scenes of the entertainment industry!Read More
THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX dropped and Charnstar is ANGRY!
Welcome to this episode based on the board game of the tv show of the book of the song of the movie! Adaptations are everywhere and it seems like everything is based on something else. This week hosts dive into the world of IP, reboots, sequels, remakes and the weird and wonderful world of Charlie Kaufman’s Adaptation.
We for one welcome our new female overlords. Join us as hosts and special guests, screenwriters Ellen and Rachel as we talk about the seismic shift in gender politics going on in film and television at the moment, from me too, to Wonder Woman’s insane box office and to the horrors of the Handmaid’s Tale: this is a topic that needs to be talked about and talked about more often.
How Movies Teach Manhood (The Wizard of Oz TED talk) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueOqYebVhtc
A Movie For Women (By Men) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UBIeK74KYU
The Sexy Lamp Test - https://fanlore.org/wiki/Sexy_Lamp_Test
How to Change Hollywoods Harassment Culture - https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/jill-soloway-lena-waithe-offer-13-suggestions-how-change-hollywoods-harassment-culture-1060165Read More
CUT! PRINT! CHECK THE GATE! You too can find out what all these terms are. This week, hosts dish on what it’s like being on a film set, horror stories, runaway egos and diva actors abound. If you’ve never been on a set, you may learn something, if you’ve been on a set and done the wrong thing, you’ll definitely learn something!
It’s flashback fri-thus-mon-whatever day! Join us as hosts dive into the world of Children's movies and TV shows. Were kids movies better back in the day or are they better now? Do YOU remember that show from the 90’s? And we all express just how influential Robin Williams was on all of us. Featuring guest host Zane C. Weber
Secret World of Alex Mack - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DAORNCSkGc
Super Te - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouLJ-dP1Wps
The Animals of Farthing Woo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPz1Zy98bJw
It’s all fun and games in this episode as our hosts play an exciting new card game made for movie fans! We forge an alliance between Werewolves and Vampires as they team up to fight Hitler and make Alternate history!
To win a free copy of the card game, like share and comment on our Facebook post (facebook.com/motionpicturerangers) and tell us a movie where they say the titular line!
Buy The Game: https://www.thegamecrafter.com/games/elevator-pitch-Read More
Yes, we’ve traveled in time and seen all three IT movies!... but really, Hosts look at three Horror movies: It (2017), It Comes At Night (2017) and It Follows (2014) to examine where modern horror is at in this day and age.
It (2017) - Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAUTdjf9rko
It Comes At Night - Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YOYHCBQn9g
It Follows – Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkZYbOH0ujw
The VVitch – Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQXmlf3Sefg