True Bromance Film Podcast
Two completely uneducated movie lovers, Barry and Jairo, try to find time to discuss films while yelling at each other.
info_outline Aquaman 01/13/2019
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.
info_outline Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 01/01/2019
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?
info_outline Creed 2 12/08/2018
Creed 2 Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, and Tessa Thompson are all back to give us more of the melodrama and pugilistic violence that we crave but this time they're guided by Steven Caple Jr., as Coogler chose to focus on a little independent film rather than return.
info_outline Sleepaway Camp 10/20/2018
Sleepaway Camp The leaves are turning orange, the temperature is dropping, and smell of faux pumpkins is inescapable. That can only mean one thing...Halloween is upon us. To get into the spooky spirit, we take a blast to the past and talk about the 80's cult classic, Sleepaway Camp.
info_outline Hold the Dark / Venom 10/12/2018
Hold the Dark / Venom This week we dive into the latest from film fan favorite, Jeremy Saulnier. He's back with a Netflix "original" that stars Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, James Badge Dale, and Riley Keough. Also, we couldn't help ourselves and tacked on a review of the box office champ, Venom. Can a well respected cast, including Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, and Riz Ahmed bring something special to the superhero genre? Tune in and find out.
info_outline Mission: Impossible - Fallout 08/12/2018
Mission: Impossible - Fallout We couldn't let a Tom Cruise slide by us so we are rising from the dead and making our triumphant comeback. We have a lot to talk about this week as we play catch-up and fawn over Tom and the gang in Mission: Impossible - Fallout.
info_outline Deadpool 2 05/26/2018
Deadpool 2 Another week, another big-budget superhero film. This time it's the sequel to one of Barry's favorite films of 2016, Deadpool 2. As Barry revels in the glory of Ryan Reynolds' barrage of joke regurgitation, Jairo attempts to subdue Barry's blind devotion and highlight the wonders of Zazie Beetz.
info_outline The Week Of 05/13/2018
The Week Of In honor of Mother's Day, we're covering a film that focuses on a pair of fathers, played by Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, who are trying to keep it together as their children get married in the new Netflix "movie," The Week Of. Try to contain your excitement.
info_outline Avengers: Infinity War 04/30/2018
Avengers: Infinity War We're back from another long hiatus and what better movie to come back for than the greatest movie of all time of the week, Avengers: Infinity War. After a ten year barrage of set up films, the MCU promises to bring a degree of conclusion to this beloved franchise.
info_outline A Quiet Place 04/08/2018
A Quiet Place John Krasinski is stepping behind the camera again and this time he's making it a family affair. The horror/thriller, A Quiet Place stars Krasinski and his wife, the glorious Emily Blunt, and is receiving a great deal of praise from critics. To help us deal with the scars of watching this film, Karly of Core Temp Arts joins us and provides us with a soothing shoulder and a ton of good discussion.
info_outline Ready Player One 04/01/2018
Ready Player One This week we are getting in our modified DeLorean and taking a trip down memory lane with Ready Player One. Steven Spielberg adapted Ernest Cline's wildly successful young adult novel for the big screen and has brought the adventure and the nostalgia to life. We're joined by our old friend Jon to debate whether Spielberg was up to the task of adapting this landmark literature.
info_outline Pacific Rim: Uprising 03/25/2018
Pacific Rim: Uprising Hot off the global success of Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, a sequel to the robots versus monsters film was greenlit and is now upon us. Gone are Idris Elba and Charlie Hunnam in are John Boyega and Scott Eastwood. To keep in line with this pattern, gone is Barry and in is DJ Valentine of the Simplistic Reviews Podcast.
info_outline A Wrinkle in Time 03/11/2018
A Wrinkle in Time Ava DuVernay is taking her crack at a big-budget Disney spectacle with A Wrinkle in Time. She's joined by a talented and diverse cast that includes Michael Peña, Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, and other, to bring this classic tale to life. We're joined by Peter of Core Temp Arts to fly on some cabbage and debate the success of A Wrinkle in Time.
info_outline Game Night 03/04/2018
Game Night True Bromance favorite, Jason Bateman, is back in cinemas and we could not be more excited. Game Night has Bateman joined by Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler and others in a "one crazy night" comedy that revolves around their overzealous competitive spirit. Elizabeth Plummer of the Core Temp Arts Network joins us this week to discuss Game Night and much more.
info_outline Annihilation 02/25/2018
Annihilation Alex Garland had the film community buzzing with his directorial debut, Ex Machina and now he's looking to do it again with his latest effort, Annihilation. Garland assembles an all star cast to give us another science fiction thinker and we do our best to keep up with his all star casting efforts with one of our own. We are joined the by Nasty Hell Cat, Jared Dotson (@BigBalderBrand) of the great Sober Cinema Podcast (@sobercinema), to pass judgement on Annihilation.
info_outline Black Panther 02/18/2018
Black Panther Black Panther is taking the theaters by storm and, just like everyone else, we're here to give you our two cents on the film. This week we are joined by Allegra Alvarado, host of a variety of shows on the Core Temp Arts network (History of Color, Music Ate My Brain & TV Ate My Brain) to discuss the efforts of Ryan Coogler, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and company to differentiate themselves from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and also keep providing the same level of excitement.
info_outline Phantom Thread 02/10/2018
Phantom Thread We're back from a little break and continuing to catch up with award-contending films. This week we've got our sights set on the G.O.A.T., Daniel Day-Lewis, as he joins Paul Thomas Anderson for what the G.O.A.T. says is his final film, Phantom Thread. Kevin of the Cinema Geeks joins us to mourn his retirement and celebrate in the glory of his final film.
info_outline Molly's Game 01/14/2018
Molly's Game Aaron Sorkin is highly acclaimed for his entertaining screenwriting but he has never directed his own film. Sorkin changes that with his debut film, Molly's Game, that casts Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom and Idris Elba as the lawyer who takes on the task of absolving her from the crimes of running a high stakes poker game for the stars.
info_outline Call Me by Your Name 12/24/2017
Call Me by Your Name 2017 is winding down and we continue our exploration of the most highly regarded films of the year. This week we tackle the critically acclaimed love story from Luca Guadagnino, Call Me by Your Name. Guadagnino gets a world class performance from Timothée Chalamet that has the critics and fans frothing at the mouth with excitement. To help us wade through the oceans of praised, we are joined by the apricot of our eye, David Hart, of Mark As Played, The Grand Gesture, and Pop Culture Case Study.
info_outline Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi 12/16/2017
Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi We are joining in on the global lightsaber battle that revolves around the movie of the week. Rian Johnson wrote and directed the latest installment in the Star Wars saga that has many debating the merit of the film. Our old friend, the scruffy nerf herder himself, Jon Mitchell, is back to help us discuss Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi.
info_outline The Disaster Artist 12/09/2017
The Disaster Artist The week Barry is placing all of the blame on the fall of our civilized society squarely on the shoulders of people who ironically enjoy Tommy Wiseau's film, The Room. That sets an interesting backdrop for our review of James Franco's film about the making of The Room, The Disaster Artist.
info_outline Mudbound 12/03/2017
Mudbound This week we discuss the latest attempt by Netflix to get into the Academy's good graces. Garrett Hedlund, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, and Jason Mitchell head up an interesting cast in Dee Rees' adaptation of Hillary Jordan's novel, Mudbound. To help us with this review, we welcome back a return guest in Daniel of Get Reel Movies.
info_outline Justice League 11/18/2017
Justice League The never ending barrage of superhero films continues this week as DC rolls out the latest installment in their oft-maligned universe. Things are looking up for DC this year, as Wonder Woman scored with critics and audiences, and Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon are tasked with continuing that trend. Can Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, and company keep the ball rolling in Justice League?
info_outline The Killing of a Sacred Deer 11/12/2017
The Killing of a Sacred Deer Last year, Yorgos Lanthimos gave us The Lobster, a fun and quirky film that had audiences reveling in Lanthimos' inventive storytelling style. In this year's The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Lanthimos is back together with Colin Farrell and using his distinctive style to drag us through the muck. Andrew of AB Film Review, The Last New Wave, and the glorious Mark As Played joins us to debate whether the juice is worth the squeeze in The Killing of a Sacred Deer.