Keith Phipps joins the podcast to discuss his recent article for The Verge covering the "unrestored" version of 2001: A Space Odyssey, spearheaded by Christopher Nolan, and what it makes for the film vs. digital debate.
Zach and Brian discuss what the word "cinematic" means in 2018 and how Hiro Murai, Donald Glover and their This is America music video is yet another example of the changing tide in what cinema is.
Entertainment Weekly's Chris Nashawaty joins The News Reel to discuss his book, Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story, and how it differs (and is similar) to modern comedy movies.
Zach and Brian don't crossover with anyone else, but they do their best to review the latest Marvel crossover in Avengers: Infinity War (with some spoilers).
io9 and Gizmodo reporter Germain Lussier joins the podcast to discuss the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War and the 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
USC animation professor Musa Brooker joins the podcast to discuss stop-motion animation and Isle of Dogs.
Zach and Brian review Ready Player One and discuss what the film means for the future of Steven Spielberg's career.
Zach and Brian get to the bottom of the question on everyone's mind on Film Twitter: Do you need to know film history to be a good film critic?
Judy Berman joins the podcast to discuss her recent piece on The Room and cult movies for The Baffler and whether there's space for more cult movies in the 21st century and the age of streaming.
The Information's Matt Pressburg joins the podcast to discuss the business side of the Disney/Fox merger and what it means for the Walt Disney Company moving forward.
Zach and Brian recap the 2018 Oscars and what winners (and snubs) surprised them.
Variety TV critic Sonia Saraiya joins the podcast to discuss the recent Star Wars news that revealed that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss would be writing and producing a series of films in the franchise and what that could mean for