Bandersnatch is a choose your own adventure style story developed by Black Mirror. Its a clever experience that offers various different endings and is even more sophisticated in how it logs your story choices. Bandersnatch is a unique experience worth checking out on Netflix, but in this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast we ponder if Bandersnatch is the future of storytelling, or simply a novelty experience.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse is surprising audiences all over the world with it's incredible animation and rich storytelling. In this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast, Nick and Kari discuss Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse, and how it may be one of the 10 best comic book films ever made.
In this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast, Nick are Kari are joined by puppeteer and Marvel Comics expert Ed May as they discuss the recent trailer for Avengers: Endgame.
The new trailer for Captain Marvel debuted this week and in this podcast, Nick and Kari give their thoughts. This trailer provides more background on the story and sets the stage for what to expect.
In this Movie Minute review, Nick talks about Creed 2, the sequel to Ryan Coogler's surprise hit spin-off of the Rocky franchise. Creed 2 leans heavily on it's characters to be a very satisfying sequel.
After we both had a lukewarm response to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, we both thought that The Crimes of Grindelwald was a vast improvement. In this podcast we review the film many aspects, including: returning to Hogwarts and Sexy Dumbledore.
In this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast, we discuss some mildly spoiler-ish Game of Thrones Season 8 news, including how the first episode will begin. We also have some casting news on the Game of Thrones prequel series and a potential title.
The Mystery Science Theater 3000 30th Anniversary tour is making its way across the United States, and Nick being a long-time MST3K fan had a chance to see it. Here is a brief review of the show.
If you have listened to the Nerd Flix & Chill podcast, you probably have heard us rail against the idea of remakes and reboots. Well, A Star is Born isn't an ordinary remake. It is a passion project that has been expertly crafted by Bradley Cooper. This is Nick's NFC Movie Minute review of A Star is Born.
Recent weeks have brought about a lot of Star Wars related news. In this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast Nick and Kari discuss Vader: Immortal, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
We finally got our first look at Captain Marvel! In this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast, Nick and Kari discuss the trailer for Captain Marvel and what it tells us about the upcoming film.
In this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast, Nick and Kari talk about the upcoming final season as well as recent news about the spin-off series; and Kari discusses her tour of Game of Thrones filming locations.
The final episode of Sharp Objects reveals all, while remaining true to it's core story about the cyclical nature of abuse. In this Nerd Flix & Chill recap of the finale, we discuss Milk.
Sharp Objects 7th episode, Falling, is a hauntingly dark episode of television and one of the best of the series. Some heavy moments take place as some of the dark secrets of Wind Gap are revealed. This is our Nerd Flix & Chill recap of Falling.
In this Nerd Flix & Chill recap of Sharp Objects, we discuss the episode, Cherry. A key piece of evidence shows up on Adora's pig farm, while Richard investigates Camille's past, and Amma's strange story continues.
In this Nerd Flix & Chill podcast we talk to actress, author and entrepreneur, Ashley Eckstein. We discuss her start in Disney theme parks, her time voicing Ahsoka Tano in Clone Wars, Rebels and Clone Wars once again. We also discuss the importance of representation.
In this Nerd Flix & Chill recap of Sharp Objects, we discuss what makes Closer one of the best episodes of the series yet. Camille's story has been published which sends a ripple effect throughout the town, and results in two heartbreaking interactions with her mother. We break it all down in our podcast recap of Closer.
Bo Burnham's debut film as a writer and director is a realistic, charming, and occasionally cringe-worthy depiction of life during one of the worst years of childhood. Eighth Grade is a film that depicts this time period with an unexpected realism and sincerity. Anchored by an outstanding performance by Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade is one of the best films of 2018 thus far. Here is a brief Nerd Flix & Chill Movie Minute review of the film.
Sharp Objects uses the episode Ripe to show how sex and secrets can be weaponized to gain leverage. This episode has all of the women of the show carrying secrets that can be used against others as a means to attain power while staying under the radar. In this podcast, we give our full recap of the 4th episode, Ripe.
In this week's Nerd Flix & Chill recap of Sharp Objects, we discuss the ways that this episode strays away from the murder mystery narrative in favor of a more character driven story. Fix focuses sharply on Camille's relationships which are fraught with complications and tragedy, drawing her isolation to the surface.
Sharp Objects second episode, Dirt, introduces us to more of the people of Wind Gap. But as this world seems to be expanding, the tension is mounting. Secrets, lies and manipulation seem to be rising to the surface, exposing old wounds. In this podcast, we discuss some of the impressive storytelling in this episode of Sharp Objects.
Nerd Flix & Chill is here to break down the first episode of Sharp Objects, entitled Vanish. This episode does a great job of setting the tone for the uneasy journey ahead. This is a show guaranteed to keep you on your toes.
Nick from the Nerd Flix & Chill podcast is back with another NFC Movie Minute. This mini-podcast is a brief review of Ant Man and The Wasp. Even in these more lighthearted films, there are still character themes that drive the story. In this case, these themes help position Scott Lang into a major role in Avengers 4.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has been out for a couple of weeks, and we wanted to discuss it on the podcast. As Kari is traveling around the world on the Walking With Dinosaurs tour, we wanted to make time to include all of her valuable insight.
We hope you enjoy our podcast review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Westworld's second season concludes with The Passenger. After a season of bouncing through multiple timelines, this episode attempts to bring them all together.
The result are moments of great beauty but also moments of great confusion. But, we are here to help you sort it all out. Here is our podcast recap of The Passenger.