Wind River (2017) Review | Action Movie Anatomy

Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down 1982’s First Blood! Follow the show at @AMAPodcast and the hosts @BenBatemanMedia & @AndrewGhai!

Wind River is a 2017 American neo-western murder mystery thriller film written and directed by Taylor Sheridan. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen as a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker and an FBI agent, respectively, who try to solve a murder on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Numerous Native American actors fill integral supporting roles: Gil Birmingham, Graham Greene and others.

The Hurt Locker (2008) Review | Action Movie Anatomy

Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down 2008’s The Hurt Locker! Follow the show at @AMAPodcast and the hosts @BenBatemanMedia & @AndrewGhai!

The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American war thriller film about an Iraq War Explosive Ordnance Disposal team who are being targeted by insurgents with booby traps, remote control detonations and ambushes. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, it stars Jeremy RennerAnthony MackieBrian GeraghtyChristian CamargoRalph FiennesDavid Morse, and Guy Pearce. The film shows soldiers’ varying psychological reactions to the stress of combat, which though intolerable to some, is addictive to others. The story unfolds after a staff sergeant is killed by an insurgent trap and an apparently calm veteran is brought in to head the squad. His comrades suspect that their new team leader is being driven to take terrifying risks. Writer Mark Boal drew on his experience during embedded access to provide an authentic background for the production, although certain army procedures were portrayed with artistic licence.

The Hurt Locker received widespread critical acclaim and won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Bigelow won the award for Best Director; as of 2017, The Hurt Locker is the sole film by a female director to win in either category.

Arrival Review | Sci-Fi Weekly

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents “Sci-Fi Weekly”, a weekly vodcast series that celebrates the futuristic world of Cinema Past and Present! This week hosts Zach Wilson and Jesse Klein review the new Sci-Fi film Arrival and report all of your sci-fi news for the last week!

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The Town (2010) Review | Action Movie Anatomy

Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down The Town! The Town is a 2010 American crime drama film, directed, co-written by and starring Ben Affleck, adapted from Chuck Hogan‘s novel Prince of Thieves.[4][5] The film opened in theaters in the United States on September 17, 2010, at number one with more than $23 million and to positive reviews.Jeremy Renner was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance, while Pete Postlethwaite was nominated (posthumously) for the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Ben Begley and Cameron Louis breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES! Rate us and Download on itunes: This week on GMP, Ben Begley and Cameron Louis break down Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters! Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is a 2013 American-German dark fantasy actionhorror neo-noir film written and directed by Tommy Wirkola. It is a continuation to the German folklore fairy taleHansel and Gretel“, in which the titular siblings are now grown up and working as a duo of witch exterminators for hire. The film starsJeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Thomas Mann, and Derek Mears. This IS a Guilty Movie Pleasure… We’re talking about Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters! #GMP Follow Ben on Twitter!

The Bourne Legacy Review | Action Movie Anatomy

Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down The Bourne Legacy! The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action spy thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the fourth installment in the series of films adapted from the novels originated by Robert Ludlum, and continued by Eric Van Lustbader. Although this film has the same title as Van Lustbader’s first Bourne novel, The Bourne Legacy, the actual screenplay bears little resemblance to the novel. Unlike the novel, which features Jason Bourne as the principal character, the film centers on Black ops agent Aaron Cross (played by Jeremy Renner), an original character. In addition to Renner, the film stars Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton.

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (Tom Cruise) | Anatomy Of A Movie

AOM hosts Phil Svitek, Demetri Panos, and John Comerford discuss the 2015 movie Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is a 2015 American action spy film written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. It is the fifth installment in the Mission: Impossible series and was preceded by Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011). It stars Tom Cruise, who reprises his role as IMF Agent Ethan Hunt. It is produced by Cruise, J. J. Abrams, and David Ellison of Skydance Productions. In the film, Hunt is on the run from the U.S. government as he tries to prove the existence of the Syndicate, an international criminal consortium. Filming began on August 21, 2014, in Vienna, Austria, and concluded on March 12, 2015. The film was released in North America by Paramount Pictures on July 31, 2015 to critical and commercial success. In its opening weekend, it took in $55.5 million at the U.S. box office and over $144 million worldwide.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Tom Cruise) Review | Action Movie Anatomy

Action Movie Anatomy hosts Ben Bateman and Andrew Ghai break down Mission Impossible 4 with guest host Stef Z! Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American action spy thriller film. It is the fourth installment in theMission: Impossible series, and director Brad Bird‘s first live-action film. It stars Tom Cruise, who reprises his role of IMFAgent Ethan Hunt, with Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, and Paula Patton as his supporting team. Ghost Protocol was written by André Nemec and Josh Appelbaum, and produced by Cruise, J. J. Abrams (the third film‘s director) and Bryan Burk. It saw the return of the first film‘s editor, Paul Hirsch, and is also the first Mission: Impossible film to be partially filmed using IMAX cameras. The film was released in North America by Paramount Pictures on December 16, 2011. The film was preceded by Mission: Impossible III (2006) and followed by Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015). Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol became the highest-grossing Mission: Impossible film, and the highest-grossing film starring Tom Cruise.

American Hustle | Anatomy of a Movie

In this show, AOM hosts discuss the 2013 film American Hustle, a crime drama film directed by David O. Russell, from a screenplay written by Eric Warren Singer and Russell based on the FBI ABSCAM operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s. The film stars Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Jennifer Lawrence with music by Danny Elfman. The hosts discuss everything from filmography, to casting/acting, directing, cinematography, editing, score, sound editing, etc. HELPFUL LINKS: IMDB Page – American Hustle Official Site – American Hustle Trailers – American Hustle Wiki Page – Boston Globe’s Review of American Hustle – ABC News’ Article on NJ Mayor Legacy – Chicago Now Hammering Out American Hustle Article – Boston Herald’s Article on American Hustle – Hollywood Reporter on American Hustle Expanding Theatres – Hollywood Reporter on American Hustle’s Making Of – Knoxville’s Review – Washingtonian’s Interview with David O. Russell on Making Movies Personal – Jennifer Lawrence at Press Conference – David O. Russell Interview on Wicked Local Pembroke – Ending to Louie CK’s Fish Story –