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Matrix Resurrections & Top 5 Films from 2021

Neo & Trinity are back dodging bullets and making decisions about which colored capsules to ingest in THE MATRIX RESRRECTIONS – the fourth film in that franchise and the first in 18 years…yes in the episode they say 14. The intern responsible for the faulty factoid has been sacked. Alan & Chris share their thoughts on the…

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Nightmare Licorice Pizza Alley

Our hosts share their thoughts on the new films by directors Paul Thomas Anderson (LICORICE PIZZA) & Guillermo Del Toro (NIGHTMARE ALLEY) before discussing how SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME has become the first pandemic era film to “net” $1 billion dollars. Also in the news section, Alan & Chris react to the new trailer for Robert…

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Power of the Gucci West Side Story Dog

What type of film are you looking to see? A bigger-than-life, based on a real-life story of murder and betrayal? How about a slow burn western with a twist? Maybe you’re more of a fan of big-screen musicals? Our hosts do their best to help educate you on how best to spend your viewing time with reviews of HOUSE…

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King Richard Tick Boom

Awards season has arrived. Will Smith is generating buzz for his work as Richard Williams in “King Richard”. Andrew Garfield is also turning heads with his performance as Jonathon Larson in “tick, tick, BOOM!”. In this new episode, we’ve got reviews of both films plus movie news and recommendations of films you might want to check out Recommendations…

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French Eternal Tammy Faye Dispatch

The Hollywood release floodgates are truly open as we near the end of 2021. For that reason, our hosts opted for not the usual two but three reviews of recent films on this episode that include “Eternals”, “The French Dispatch”, and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”. Following the reviews, Alan & Chris each share some interesting announcements…

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Dune Night in Soho

Two big new releases from two big directors mean we have two big new reviews on this episode of Footcandle Films. We begin with Denis Villeneuve’s take on the classic sci-fi epic DUNE and follow that with genre-hopping Edgar Wright’s new LAST NIGHT IN SOHO. Alan helms the news segment having scoured the internet for items of…

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No Time to Halloween Kills

Daniel Craig is back (finally) in the long delayed Bond installment NO TIME TO DIE. Our hosts share their thoughts on the film as well as the latest entry in the MMCU (that’s the Michael Myers Cinematic Universe) HALLOWEEN KILLS. In the news segment Alan covers the recent announcements from both the DC & Marvel camps and…

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The Many Saints of Evan Hansen

Adapting material for the big screen can be tough. In this episode, our hosts review two recent efforts with “The Many Saints of Newark” & “Dear Evan Hansen”. In the movie news segment, they discuss the winners of the recently wrapped Footcandle Film Festival and talk about director David Gordon Green’s next project once his…

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Ten Rings & Nine Days

This episode of Footcandle Films kicks off with a review of the latest entry into the Marvel Comic Universe – SHANG CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS.  For the second review, the hosts discuss the indie sci-fi drama NINE DAYS which just so happens to also be one of their favorite films of…

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The Suicide Green Knight Squad

Is it a sequel? A reboot? A reheat? Whatever you consider James Gunn’s THE SUICIDE SQUAD Alan & Chris give the film a review as well as share their thoughts on the new take on Arthurian legend THE GREEN KNIGHT. Rounding out the show are silver-screen news items and picks of movies you might want to put on your radar.

Recommendations from the hosts in this episode: “The Skin I Live In”, “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”

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