The Film Experience
By Nathaniel Rogers
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Nathaniel R and guests discuss actresses, directors, the Oscars, current cinema and old favorites
||8.1 Everybody Wants Some (!!) Midnight Special||The boys are back for what we have deduced is season 8 of the podcast (wow) with discussions of Richard Linklater's Everybody Wants Some!!, Midnight Special and a few other movie goodies.||4/24/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||Oscar Wrap Up||Season Finale! We look back on Oscar night for overall takeaways, which wins will age well, and choosing our favorite Girl Scout Cookies.||3/6/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||Favorite Work From the Best Actress & Director Nominees||Nick and Nathaniel name favorites from the filmographies of the Best Actress and Best Director nominees and agonize over Oscar predictions in unusually tough categories||2/19/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||Top Tens from Nathaniel, Nick, Joe and Katey||We speed through four top ten lists including discussions on Son of Saul, Mistress America, Mad Max Fury Road, Room and more. No single film makes every list!||2/13/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||SAG & Sundance||Discussion of the Sundance buzz surrounding Birth of a Nation and the SAG Award Winners including Leonardo DiCaprio||1/31/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||Oscar's Diversity Initiatives & the PGA||A discussion of the Academy's response to the #OscarsSoWhite uproar as well as The Big Short's PGA win and who might take SAG next weekend||1/24/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||Post Oscar Noms: Picture, Director, Diversity||After the Oscar nominations it's time to talk about Oscar's insular clubs, diversity, and Best Picture and Best Director.||1/17/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||Netflix and Chill. "Anomalisa" and Comisserate.||Nick Davis, Katey Rich and Joe Reid talk Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa. They also have several recommendations for streaming titles for your viewing pleasure.||1/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||On Quentin Tarantino's "Hateful Eight"||Joe Reid, Katey Rich, and Nick Davis discuss Quentin Tarantino's 70mm 3 hour western whodunnit.||1/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Big Short and Foreign Film Finalists||Nick and Nathaniel discuss the best picture hopeful about the financial crisis and a slew of Oscar hopefuls with subtitles||1/4/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
The Film Experience is amazing, plain and simple.
Honestly, I can't recommend The Film Experience, as a whole, enough: it is easily my favorite film/cinema-related website and this podcast is an awesome way to be introduced to it! Nathaniel and all of his guests (like Katey, Joe, Nick, etc.) are all incredibly funny, thoughtful, and truly a pleasure to listen to their insightfulness about film and the new releases coming out each year: I can't begin to say how their thoughts and discussions have lead to so many new films that I can now happily include as a part of my own cinematic vocabulary, and to the many new experiences they've lead me toward in understanding and watching movies.
While I wish that episodes of the podcast were released on a more regular basis, I can't complain for the quality and enjoyment that I get out of each episode when they DO arrive, so make sure to listen to one of the best movie-related outlets that the Internet has to offer, and to check out The Film Experience for all of the amazing articles and writing that it offers and keeps me coming back to literally every day.
THANK YOU NATHANIEL!, and keep up the awesome work on the podcasts =)
Awards and Actresses. Repeat.
While this podcast is a little on the low budget side (you often hear people join on Skype) that doesn’t change the fact that Nathaniel Rodgers leads a great group of film and TV critics who just want to talk about beautiful women and the awards they deserve. Joe Reid is a favorite of mine from his Extra Hot Great podcast while Nick Davis and Katey Rich are both excellent additions. This film criticism is always on point and witty. It’s also the only place where you will regularly hear someone curse the name of Mercedes Ruehl. So there’s that.