- Beware of Black Joe Goldberg. | "Swarm" Series Recap & Review [Ep. #53]
Somewhere within this world there is a fanbase called "The Swarm", who supports the biggest pop star in the world - Ni'jah. And one of the biggest talking heads of the base, Dre, is going around to prove that her favorite artist is literally to die for. Here's my review/recap of:
SWARM (stars Dominique Fishback and features Chloe Bailey, Damson Idris, Paris Jackson, Billie Eilish, Leon and more in supporting guest appearances) is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Music credits (I do not own):
"Black Fingerprint" (by Dylan Owen)
"Tensions Run High" (by Soundridemusic - No Copyright)
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- Oscars Speedrun Series: "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" Review [Ep. #52]
Onions have layers, and so does this mystery too. Join me in this ever-so-delayed return to the podcast with the "Oscars Speedrun" series, where I quickly catch up with some of the nominated films of the year. Found out my thoughts in the selection to start it all... the acclaimed mystery film...
GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY (stars an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Janelle Monae, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson, Kathryn Hahn, Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Leslie Odom Jr. and Dave Bautista) is streaming on Netflix.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations9m | Mar 10, 2023
- Just Shake It for the Lord! | "Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul." Review [Ep. #51]
A scandal might've cost them their faithful dignity and their loyal congregation, but can a comeback documentary cement their way back to the top? Find out in this episode reviewing...
HONK FOR JESUS. SAVE YOUR SOUL. (Stars: Regina Hall, Sterling K. Brown, Nicole Beharie, Conphidance, etc) is out in theaters and streaming on Peacock now.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations13m | Sep 9, 2022
- When Vamps Attack! | "Day Shift" Review [Ep. #50]
When vampire hunter Jamie Foxx joins forces with a vampire enthusiast nerd and his budding vampire hunter (from the Dogghouse), anything is possible! Take a listen to the Western Wonder's review of...
DAY SHIFT (stars Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco, Snoop Dogg, Karla Souza and Meagan Good) is currently streaming on Netflix.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations9m | Sep 1, 2022
- "Sonic the Hedgehog 2" Review [Ep. #49]
What do you get in a matchup between a hedgehog and a fox versus an echidna and a man whose head is oddly shaped like an egg? Big action! Join the Western Wonder in his review of:
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 (stars Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell and Shemar Moore; and features the voices of Ben Schwartz, Idris Elba and Colleen O'Shaughnessy) is currently available on video-on-demand (VOD).
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- So About Last Week's Verzuz... 'Western's Bits-N-Things' Vol. 1 [Ep. #48]
Last week featured one of the most wildest online "Verzuz" battles in a hot minute. Join the Western Wonder in his latest "show within a show" venture, giving some thoughts on the latest trend(s) in the world of film, television, music - and eventually - video games.
Also a look at the past weekend's box office and the next slate of films out for the week.
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- Vengeance Has Never Felt So Good. "The Batman" Review [Ep. #47]
The Western Wonder returns - BACK with a vengeance with a new review for one of the most visually spectacular, storyline-fascinating action films from a classic comic book franchise. Beware of penguins, catwomen and riddlemen with masks on, and check out this week's review of:
THE BATMAN (stars Robert Pattinson, Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Andy Serkis, John Turturro and Colin Farrell) is out now in very, very few theatres remaining in Gotham plus HBO Max.
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- From Tennis Rags to Smacking Riches... The "King Richard" Saga Review [Ep. #46]
From tennis ball courts to award wins, Mister. Rogers - sorry, Mr. Richard Williams has motivated and coached two of the biggest tennis players in the world. Join me in reviewing his story and his film...
KING RICHARD (stars Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Jon Bernthal and Tony Goldwyn amongst others) is streaming on HBO Max.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations14m | Apr 14, 2022
- Perhaps We Need to Talk About... "Encanto" Review [Ep. #45]
Magical candles create this town housing some humans with Avengers-like superpowers - the Madrigal family. However, it's up to one powerless family member, Mirabel, to save the house before it folds to shambles forever. Will she be able to save the encanto? Will we be able to talk about Bruno? Do we know if there's a Hotel Trivago in this magical city? Find out in my review of:
ENCANTO (features the voices of Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, Maria Cecilia Botero, Jessica Darrow, Diane Guerrero, Wilmer Valderrama, Maluma and many others) is streaming on Disney+ (and still playing in select theaters worldwide and in tiny encantos).
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations14m | Feb 20, 2022
- Red Pill, Blue Pill... The Choice Is Yours. "The Matrix Resurrections" Review [Ep. #44]
Kung-fu is a great talent to learn, just ask John Wick... I mean Thomas Anderson... I mean, Neo. The man himself returns to the Matrix-verse with Candyman Morpheus and a Cyberpunk character, in hopes to save his beloved. Will he save the day? Check out the movie and my review for...
THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS (stars Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris and Jada Pinkett Smith, amongst other underused actors) is out in select theaters and on streaming/DVD in various countries.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations9m | Jan 29, 2022
- Presenting... "Indie Podcasts Unite!" [Ep. #43]
A get together that could even make the Avengers envious....
Indie pods come together for half an hour of uplifting, informational and humorous camaraderie. Featured podcasts include:
Movie Lovers Unite!
Listen! Listen! Listen! with Curtis Elton
Scene Invaders Podcast
Micro Break Podcast
Two Blerd Girls Podcast
Happy Hour with the Hamilton Bros.
The Braves Dugout Podcast
Much Talk About Nothing Podcast
The Jeff Dwoskin Show
(And despite internet issues, shout out to originally scheduled panelist) Kotu Sports Podcast
Check out their podcasts wherever you may listen to them!!
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- If Ya Wanna Look Down, "Don't Look Up" - Reviewed [Ep. #42]
With a comet coming straight for planet Earth, it's up to smart, caring scientists to attempt getting the word out against incompetent politicians and media. Will they be able to get the word out to... look up? Find out by checking out my review for...
DON'T LOOK UP (starring an ensemble cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Cate Blanchett, Tyler Perry, Mark Rylance, Timothee Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi and Ron Perlman - among others) is currently playing in that local domain called "Netflix" for all eternity.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations11m | Dec 31, 2021
- Netflix Madness Continues with... "Red Notice" Reviewed [Ep. 41]
Warning: Mild language and spoilers ahead.
A rock, Deadpool, and Wonder Woman walk into a bar... you finish the equation with this film. Check out my review for Netflix's latest action hitmaker...
RED NOTICE (stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot - among others) is currently streaming on Netflix for all eternity.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations11m | Nov 17, 2021
- "The Harder They Fall" Review [Ep. #40]
Warning: No mercy was involved during the events depicted in this film. Tune into The Western Wonder's latest review of the latest gritty Black-led Western movie that you can view in the comfort of your own home! Just hang on to your cowboy hat along the way!
THE HARDER THEY FALL (stars an ensemble cast including Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Regina King, Zazie Beetz, Lakeith Stanfield, Delroy Lindo, RJ Cyler, Deon Cole, Danielle Deadwyler and Edi Cathegi - whew) is streaming now on Netflix.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations9m | Nov 6, 2021
- "An American Werewolf in London" Review [Ep. #39]
"Stay off the moors, and keep ahead to the roads", warned one villager. But would American college kids David and Jack remember this tip? Well... absolutely not. Grab a quick snack and join guest host Dr. Simon Ferocious (filling in for the Western Wonder amidst a holiday break) in a grim and tragic tale of the werewolf curse.
AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (stars David Naughton, Griffin Dunne, Jenny Agutter, John Woodvine, Rik Mayall amongst others) is available to stream on Peacock and other streaming services (and perhaps, even playing in your local theater for a limited, Halloween-y time)
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations12m | Oct 26, 2021
- "Candyman" 2021 Review [Ep. #38]
Tell everyone.... to not say his name five times. Beware of people staring you down like you're the crazy one, and traumatic body transform- maybe I've said too much. Just beware the lore of...
CANDYMAN (stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo, Vanessa Williams + others) is still out in select theaters and on VOD.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations10m | Oct 23, 2021
- "Malignant" Review [Ep. #37]
A woman experiencing visions of murder thanks to a demonic figure controlling her mind? Meh, seems like your typical run-of-the-mill horror schlock. Or is it? Take a listen to the Horror Movie Extravaganza Month kickoff review for...
MALIGNANT (stars Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young and others) is out in theaters and on HBO Max.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations10m | Oct 5, 2021
- "Only Murders in the Building" - Next Three Episodes Recapped & Thoughts [Ep. #36]
More suspects enter the picture, and the podcast begins to peak with new listeners and followers. Could the murder case be churning along well, or will another curveball twist get thrown soon? Find out on the latest three episodes (recapped) of:
ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING (stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez and a bevy of supporting stars including Nathan Lane and Amy Ryan) is streaming only on Hulu.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations8m | Sep 29, 2021
- "Only Murders in the Building" - First Three Episodes Reviewed [Ep. #35]
Three strangers turned friends and fans of mystery pods try to figure out a murder which occurred in their apartment building... with some twists and turns along the way. Find out my thoughts so far on the first three episodes of the series...
ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING (stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez and a bevy of recurring casts) is out now on Hulu.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-western-reviews-podcast/donations11m | Sep 10, 2021
- "The Nostalgia Special!...Of Sorts" w/Curtis Elton [Ep. #34]
Join me and guest co-host Curtis Elton (of the Listen! Listen! Listen! Podcast) in a discussion about our childhood shows... or as much as we can explain, of course!
Link to the Western Reviews Podcast platforms: linktr.ee/westernreviews (new website to be unveiled very soon!)
Link to the Listen! Listen! Listen! Podcast: www.listenlistenlistenpodcast.com
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