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Danny Trejo Interview on GRAND-DADDY DAY CARE

Today's guest is none other than Danny Trejo. I had Danny on the show today to talk about GRAND-DADDY DAY CARE but we also talk tacos, classic cars, and how he made a screening of George Clooney's UP IN THE AIR an uncomfortable experience for anyone within earshot.

GRAND-DADDY DAY CARE will be available to rent or own on DVD and Digital on Tuesday, February 5th. The film stars Danny Trejo, Reno Wilson, Roxana Ortega, Garrett Morris, Margaret Avery, and George Wendt. The film is a hysterical follow up to the beloved family comedy Daddy Day Care.

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DON'T COME BACK FROM THE MOON Interview w/ Bruce Thierry Cheung

Fathers in a small California desert town abandon their children one by one leaving behind a wake of anger and crime as their sons and daughters come of age.

Today's guest on the show is Bruce Thierry Cheung, a cinematographer, writer, and director known for Zeroville and This Close. I had Bruce on the show to talk about his latest film DON'T COME BACK FROM THE MOON. This episode is sponsored by Reklist. To help support the show sign up for free movie and show recommendations at reklist.com/followingfilms.

To hear my chat with Bruce click play on the embedded player below

THE True Bromance Film Podcast - Aquaman

Episode 209 - Aquaman

In our first recording of the new year, we go with a film that has been around for weeks and most of the world has seen and forgotten. While the world may have moved on from Aquaman, we can't resist discussing the glory of Jason Momoa and Amber Heard as they frolic in the sea and fend off seahorses and sharks.

4:15 Beers

5:01 What We Have Been Watching

39:25 Aquaman

MOVIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK:

Set It Up, Bumblebee, A Prayer Before Dawn, The First Purge, Roma, First Reformed, Bird Box, Summer 1993, Private Life, Aquaman


THE SHIELD Complete Series Blu-ray Review

The 18 disc Blu-ray set Mill Creek has released for THE SHIELD marks their finest work to date. Everything from the quality of packaging to the number of extras makes this set a must own for any fan of the controversial series.

THE SHIELD follows Detective Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis - GOTHAM, FANTASTIC 4) and his corrupt cohorts who are tasked with ridding Los Angeles of its most violent criminals using any methods they deem necessary. From the first episode on, this crime drama was constantly calling into question its anti-heroes methods and taking an uncomfortable look at our criminal justice system. By creating complex characters on both sides of the law, show creator Shawn Ryan (S.W.A.T., TIMELESS, THE UNIT) dissolved the thin blue line over the course of his series 7 seasons.

Full 4k HD restorations of each episode, along with dozens of hours of special features including deleted scenes, commentaries from the cast and crew, and tons of featurettes made it impossible for me to di…

THE True Bromance Film Podcast - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Episode 208 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

We like to keep up with the latest and greatest in the film universe so for this episode we're dialing up Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. In a world where superhero films saturate the market, can an animated feature distinguish itself from the pack?

MOVIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK:

A Fistful of Dollars, The Favourite, Skyscraper, The Meg, RBG, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Searching, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


Interview w/ Matthew Tompkins on THE HARROWING, SICARIO, and LONGMIRE

Matthew Stephen Tompkins, born in Washington D.C. and raised in Oklahoma City, is an award-winning Actor and Indie Filmmaker/Producer with over 45 feature films, 80 TV roles, and over 100 professional plays to his credit to date, and currently makes his home in Dallas, Texas where in 2007 he founded the successful Independent Film Production Company, Wolfclan Productions.

I had Matthew on the show to discuss his latest film THE HARROWING that will be released on VOD Christmas day.  THE HARROWING is about a vice detective who is determined to discover the truth behind the ritualistic killing of his best friend. The film is perfect counter-programming for the holiday season, a genre film with more on its mind than jump scares and gore. THE HARROWING is worthy of your support, make sure you check it out.

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A LOOK AT MILL CREEK'S IMAX 4K TITLES - A BEAUTIFUL PLANET AND JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Narrated by Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before.

Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet – and the effects humanity has had on it over time – captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). From space, Earth blazes at night with the electric intensity of human expansion – a direct visualization of our changing world. But it is within our power to protect the planet. As we continue to explore and gain knowledge of our galaxy, we also develop a deeper connection to the place we all call home.






Narrated by Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pacific will take moviegoers on a breathtaking IMAX adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where lif…

THE DARK from Dark Sky Films Coming to DVD 1/15

THE DARK, the biggest hit of 2018 for Dark Sky Films, is now the horror DVD of the year. On the outskirts of a small town lies Devil's Den, a mysterious tract of woods where many have entered but no one has ever left. The local legend is that the spirit of a girl who was horrifically murdered there haunts - and hunts in - this dense forest, brutally slaying anyone who dares to step into her terrain. When a young man with a dark past crosses her path, a series of events are set in motion that may lead to redemption for two tragically tortured souls. Part gothic fairytale and part chilling horror, director Justin P. Lange's debut feature balances rich imagery with a brutal and bloody story of unlikely kindred spirits who must defend themselves against the villainous powers of the "normal" world. Starring rising actors Nadia Alexander (USA's The Sinner) and Toby Nichols (Netflix's Iron Fist), THE DARK has been called "an ingenious reworking of the zombie g…

THE GOLEM TO BE A PART OF THE 2019 MIAMI JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL!

Directed by Doron and Yoav Paz, written by Ariel Cohen, and produced by Shalom Eisenbach, this horror-thriller follows a mystical woman who must save her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders, but the entity she conjures to protect them is a far greater evil. Starring Hani Furstenberg and Ishai Golan.

The film will screen on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the Regal Cinemas South Beach. It will be available nationwide on VOD and in select theaters on February 5, 2019.

THE GOLEM – During an outbreak of a deadly plague, a young woman, Hanna, must save her tight-knit Jewish community from invaders. Turning to Jewish mysticism, she conjures a dangerous entity to protect her and her people. However, the powerful creature she summons may be far more evil than anything she could have ever imagined.


In Case You Missed It: THE PREDATOR Stop-Motion Holiday Special!!!

The stop-motion animated Holiday Special featuring THE PREDATOR as he tangles with his most formidable foe yet - Santa and his reindeer. The special aired earlier this evening on Comedy Central during "BoJack Horseman."

The hunt has evolved - and so has the explosive action - in the next chapter of the Predator series, from director Shane Black (Iron Man 3). Now, the most lethal hunters in the universe are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before....and only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biology professor can prevent the end of the human race.