Cinema Stories with Sam Kirby
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Featuring film and television news and reviews. The show celebrates the screens, both big and small, and highlights how they impact our culture. Grab a bucket of popcorn. Fade out. Cut to: A great time.
||CleanEighth Grade||Middle school may yield some of the most awkward, uncomfortable or downright cringe-inducing moments of our lives. On this episode, Sam discusses the quirky, honest independent film, Eighth Grade. Listen and relive some of your fondest or most...||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMission Impossible: Fallout||Your mission. Should you choose to accept it... Check out the new episode of Cinema Stories! Sam and his guest host Ben Kamueller analyze the acclaimed spy-thriller Mission Impossible: Fallout. The two also discuss the rise and fall of the movie...||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSorry To Bother You||For almost a century, film has served as a reflection of how people and artists perceive their societies and cultures. In a politically divisive age, first-time director Boots Riley has released the insanely, abstract, politically charged film Sorry.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMama Mia 2 and Leave No Trace||Sometimes movies are made to give viewers a light fun time at the theater. Then there are independent films. Sam and guest host Ben Kamueller discuss the long-awaited sequel to the 2008 musical, Mama Mia: Here We Go Again as well as the 100% fresh,...||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSUMMER MOVIE SPECTACULAR (Ant-Man and the Wasp, Incredibles 2, Hereditary and more)||With a new format, a new guest and the same Nicholas Cage impression, Sam Kirby and guest, Ben Kamueller break down the summer movie season! Discussing Ant-Man and the Wasp, Incredibles 2, Hereditary, TAG, Hotel Artemis, Rampage, Upgrade, Won't You Be..||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSolo: A Star Wars Story||What makes a film good to you? Is it that escapist ride or is it the artistic value that pulls you in. The original Star Wars famously blended innovation, artistic expression, and pure popcorn fun. Years later, does the new Solo film live up to the..||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeadpool 2||In 2016, the profane, chimichanga loving, 4th wall breaking character of Deadpool was brought to the screen with critical and shocking financial success. Now our friendly neighborhood Sam Kirby, who constantly finds himself too scared to swear at all,..||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAvengers: Infinity War||After 10 years of anticipation, the film event of the year is finally here. Sam discusses the quality of the smash-hit blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, it's deeper themes, how it fits into the MCU, and what the future holds. Sam finished by...||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAvengers: Age of Ultron (The Lost Themes)||On this special episode of Cinema Stories, Sam dives into the themes of Avengers: Age of Ultron to find out what happened to the average sequel of one of the most successful action movies of all time. In anticipation of Infinity War, Sam takes...||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReady Player One||The legend returns. No, not Sam Kirby but Steven Spielberg! The acclaimed director ventures back into the realm of fantasy adventure with Ready Player One. Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Mark Rylance and Ben Mendelsohn, does the flick live up to..||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Wrinkle in Time||This week Sam jumps back to the past into the hallways of his middle school and his experience with the book A Wrinkle in Time. He relates these memories to the latest Ava Duvernay adaptation. Sam gives his review, answers viewer questions in FEEDBACK..||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlack Panther||The Marvel Cinematic Universe is back at it again with its 18th film, Black Panther. Sam discusses the critically acclaimed, box-office smash offering his perspectives on the film. Is this the perfect superhero film to supercede all others? Does it...||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Cloverfield Paradox||What's up with trailers? Today, the hype around the release of certain trailers is equivalent to the hype around the movies themselves! Sam discusses trailers and the third film in the Cloverfield anthology, The Cloverfield Paradox. Sam loved the...||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNarcos||Why are we obsessed with criminals? We all enjoy our dark villains in movies and TV but why? Why do we have this side of us that is so interested in these grim characters and themes? Is this a negative quality, or is it beneficial? Today on Cinema...||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Best Films of 2017||Top Ten Lists. We all love them. But what makes them so appealing to us as human beings? Maybe we're competitive by nature? Maybe they make us feel secure? Maybe its something more positive than that. Maybe its about connecting with others. Today, Sam..||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Greatest Showman + La La Land||Musicals have swept audiences off of their feet into surreal magic since the early days of "talkie" films. Though the popularity of musicals has fallen, since the. golden age of Hollywood, the magic of these motion pictures has found its way back onto..||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStar Wars: The Last Jedi||We all have films that we've been connected to since childhood. For some it's Harry Potter, for others it's Batman. Mine, my dad's and many of my old high school friends? STAR WARS. Star Wars has enchanted generations with its epic scope, colorful...||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Room and The Disaster Artist||Can you really trust anyone? This was a question posed by eccentric auteur Tommy Wiseau in 2003 during his release of one of the best bad films ever concieved. The Room has gained a cult following as a hilariously terrible film, yet there's one thing...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Jim and Andy : The Great Beyond||Actors and actresses give their all during films. Crafting an authentic, emotional performance is one of the most difficult feats to accomplish. This week we discuss 3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond. A film with..||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMurder on the Orient Express and The Last Man on Earth||We're all connected to theater in one way or another. For some it's playing a rapping Elvis for a gradeschool performance. For others it's creating a highly successful adaptation of a murder mystery on the silver screen. You can judge which one has...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJustice League & DCEU||Holy Justice League Batman! This week on Cinema Stories, we discuss the entirety of the DC Extended Universe as well as the new Justice League film! Sit back, relax and please don't get triggered as we discuss this divisive series of movies as well as..||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Killing of a Sacred Deer+The Orville||Cinema is a bit weird at its heart. Strangers, friends, and families gather to view people they don't know, experiencing events that they may never encounter, on a screen for 2 hours. Even more unique is much of the content that comes out of...||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStranger Things 2 and Thor- Ragnarok||A new season of Stranger Things is out! Also, Sam Kirby reviews the highly anticipated Thor- Ragnarok.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conjuring and The Florida Project||As Halloween begins Sam Kirby looks into the review of The Conjuring and The Florida Project. Are you scared yet? Because Sam is....like really scared...||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKingsman: The Golden Circle Review||To open the first edition of Cinema Stories, Sam Kirby offers his official review of Kingsman 2. From the good, the bad, and the ugly, Sam serves up just what you need to know about the latest in the movie world.||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Worth listening to!
This podcast looks to me like the start of something me and my friends are going to tune into regularly.
Sam is a master of reviews and news. Always something funny and insightful each show.