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.
Nerd Flix & Chill is back with another Westworld recap. In this podcast we breakdown Westworld S2E9: Vanishing Point. This was an episode that had some highs and lows. It offered some shocking moments, but clunky storytelling. This episode also provided us with all of the missing pieces of the Man In Black's mysterious background.
In this week's Nerd Flix & Chill recap of Westworld we discuss the latest and perhaps greatest episode, Kiksuya. This episode provided one of the most heartfelt, character-driven stories that we have seen yet. It is a deeply affecting hour of television that will stand out as one of this series' very best episodes.
This week's recap of Westworld we breakdown Les Écorchés. This episode jumped through multiple timelines and even into an alternate reality/simulation. It can be hard to unpack it all, but that is what we are here for. This episode also had some epic encounters and destructive actions. Enjoy our podcast recap.
Solo has had a long and tumultuous road to it's release. Pair that with some negativity from some corners of the internet, it makes anything related to Star Wars a potentially volatile conversation. In this podcast, we dive deep into our thoughts on Solo: A Star Wars Story.
This week in our Nerd Flix & Chill recap of Westworld we discuss Phase Space. This episode gives us more of Shogun World, as well as teasing a coming attack on The Mesa, and then ending with a surprise return. We discuss all of those details in this podcast. Enjoy.
In our next Nerd Flix & Chill recap of Westworld, we discuss S2E5 Akane No Mai. This episode has us exploring Shogun World and all of it's Kurosawian beauty. Along with the stunning visuals in this episode we are also shown even more contrast between Maeve and Dolores.
It's time for Nerd Flix & Chill's weekly recap of Westworld, and oh what a week it was. Lisa Joy was in the director's chair for this weeks episode, The Riddle of the Sphinx and she delivered one of the best episodes of the entire series. This episode offered some major reveals as well as created new mysteries.
In this podcast we recap the episode, going over all of the great details you may have missed . We also discuss how the Riddle of the Sphinx title may have a different meaning than you think. Then we speculate as to who the other control unit is for. Enjoy the show!
This week's episode of Westworld finally revealed a new park, though it was not the one we were suspecting. Rather, we got our first look at The Raj, but that wasn't all. We also got a quick glimpse of Shogun World.
Aside from the new parks we visited, Virtu e Fortuna provided more interesting storytelling parallels between Maeve and Dolores.
This is our full podcast recap of Westworld S2E3: Virtu e Fortuna.