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This week the team kicks off the show with reviews for John Wick (and Grae shares and interview with star Keanu Reeves). Then they cover Ouija, 23 Blast, and Laggies. Ryan talks about new home video releases Snowpiercer, and Mad Men, and Grae share another interview, this time with Mel Brooks for the anniversary release of Young Frankenstein. Beki talks about critics' reaction to the new Constantine TV series, and Matt takes the opportunity to rant about Toys R Us. The second half of the show features an extended interview with Lynn Shelton and Sam Rockwell, director and co-star of Laggies. And finally, you Grae shares how you can enter for a chance to win a John Wick prize pack!
In this special edition of the Rotten Tomatoes podcast, Senior Editor Grae Drake interviews actor Patrick Fischler (Lost, Mad Men) about working in Hollywood (interview begins at 38:50). Meanwhile, comedian Gary Gulman chats with Team Tomato's Sarah Ricard about TV, including Lost, Scooby-Doo, St. Elsewhere, and The Wire.
Michael Begler, co-creator of Cinemax's The Knick, talks in detail with TV Editor Sarah Ricard about season one. Listen to his thoughts on Thackery, Cornelia, Edwards, and all the rest -- along with how he, co-showrunner Jack Amiel, and director Steven Soderbergh brought the Knick to life.
Ep. 066 - Boardwalk Empire Recap - 'Friendless Child' (SPOILERS)
Sarah Ricard, Tim Ryan, Ryan Fujitani, and Marya E. Gates of Team Tomato recap the penultimate episode of Boardwalk Empire, "Friendless Child." Beware spoilers within!
When the boss is away, the team will play...lots of clips of Channing Tatum spouting catch phrases. They cover the usual movies in theaters, including Fury, The Book of Life, The Best of Me, Birdman, and Dear White People. New DVDs include X-Men: Days of Future Past, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, and Fargo. On television, Sarah discusses The Affair, The Walking Dead, Jane the Virgin, and Marry Me. Listen for Tim and Grae's impromptu role play!
TV Editor Sarah Ricard is back in the mother-ship this week and has a spoiler-heavy discussion with Team Tomato's Ryan Fujitani and Marya E. Gates. Listen as they talk about "Devil You Know," episode six of Boardwalk Empire's fifth and final season.
This week, half of Team Tomato is in New York City for New York Comic-Con, and the other half stays behind to hold down the fort. Tim, Ryan, and Beki cover new movies, DVDs and TV shows, including 'The Judge,' 'Dracula: Untold,' 'Edge of Tomorrow,' 'American Horror Story: Freak Show,' 'The Flash' and more. Then Grae shares interviews with Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall (for 'The Judge') Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Carrie Coon, and Trent Reznor (for 'Gone Girl') and last, but not least, C-3P0 and R2-D2!
This week's show kicks off with Sarah discussing new TV shows, including Gracepoint, Selfie, Stalker, and A to Z. Then Tim discusses new movies Gone Girl, Left Behind, and Annabelle. Last (but not least) Ryan talks about new home video releases Transformers: Age of Extinction and Chef, and he introduces Grae's interview with Chef co-star Emjay Anthony.
Sarah Ricard, Tim Ryan, Ryan Fujitani, and Marya E. Gates of Team Tomato recap 'Cuanto,' the fourth episode of season five of 'Boardwalk Empire,' and they share their thoughts on Margaret, Nucky, Capone, Val Alden, and Sally Wheet.
This week's show kicks off with Sarah discussing new TV shows, including How to Get Away With Murder, Gotham, and Transparent. Then Ryan discusses two new home video releases, Neighbors and The Rover, and Tims talks about new movies, including The Boxtrolls and The Equalizer. Finally, Matt and Grae interview The Equalizer director Antoine Fuqua. (If you want to skip to the interview, it starts at 39:37.)
The effervescent Rose McGowan stops into the studio to give Matt and Grae the details of her experience directing the short film Dawn, airing as part of her film festival at the Downtown Independent theater in Los Angeles (get more info here.) The conversation covers how to write great roles for women in film, Rose's extensive knowledge of film history, and she poses a challenge for all the listeners. She also issues one... for a Hollywood filmmaker whose days are now officially numbered.
Grae sits down with author/screenwriter Jonathan Tropper about his film in theaters this week, This is Where I Leave You, starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Connie Britton, Adam Driver, and about a million other actors. Included in this discussion of the film is what Jonathan's commute to work is really like, what he will do on opening weekend of the film, and exactly how many people want to talk about Jane Fonda's breasts.
This week's show is jam-packed with reviews and interviews! First up is Tim, with critics' reactions to The Maze Runner, This Is Where I Leave You, A Walk Among the Tombstones, and Tusk. Ryan discusses two new home video releases, Godzilla and The Fault in Our Stars. Then Sarah talks about new TV shows, including Gotham, Scorpion, Forever, NCIS: New Orleans, and Black-ish. Finally, Grae shares her interview with Liam Neeson, Kevin Smith, Justin Long, and Dan Stevens.
Director Jack Plotnik and star Marisa Coughlan join Grae to talk about their science fiction spoof Space Station 76, which leads them down a verbal path lined by acting advice, robot therapists, and merkins. Enjoy the conversation about this movie starring Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Matt Bomer, and Jerry O'Connell, and go see it in theaters in LA & NYC on September 19th! Available for download from iTunes and On Demand on September 23, 2014.
In this special edition of the Rotten Tomatoes podcast, Grae Drake and Sarah Ricard chat with Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, Portlandia) and Jonah Ray (The League) about their Comedy Central series The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail.
An extra, bonus show this week! Prolific actor Tom Sizemore comes in to talk about his Indiegogo campaign for An Honest Thief. He shares how the script is based on his own relatives, and his plans to make the movie in his hometown Detroit. And Matt and Grae also discover that Tom Sizemore does some pretty great impressions, and talk about his favorite LA burgers.
This week starts off with critics' reactions to Dolphin Tale 2, and then Grae shares her interviews with cast members Ashley Judd, Harry Connick, Jr. and Morgan Freeman. The team talks about the cancelled screenings for No Good Deed, and Grae shares another interview, this time with Taraji P. Henson. Then the team talks about The Skeleton Twins and Grae shares a pretty ridiculous interview with stars Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig.