Recent Posts

  • ATR #11: Creator conversations

    Hey folks! This is a special installment of the podcast that was part of the ongoing coverage of the Seattle International Film Festival that happened recently. Host That Guy Named John had the opportunity to sit down with creators and actors, such as; Corentin Fila, Rifqi Assaf, Suad Bushnaq, and Javier Ruiz Caldera, whose films come from all around the world, and played during the festival.

  • ATR #10: Queen of Ireland

    By the power of big hair, That Guy Named John is joined by Director Conor Horgan, Producer Katie Holly, and star/ Belle of the ball, Rory O'Neill from the new feature documentary; "Queen of Ireland" which had it's North American premier recently at the Seattle International Film Festival, or SIFF.

  • ATR #9: Alice in Podcast-Land

    In the studio this week, That Guy Named John is joined by frequent collaborator Andy as they jump down the rabbit hole and talk about all things Alice in Wonderland. From the first published story in 1865, up to the most recent Alice Through The Looking Glass, our heroes talk about their favorite versions of these iconic stories.

  • ATR #8: Indie Games Vol. 1 – Shovels and Quests

    There is a new guest in the studio this week as your host; That Guy Named John is joined by my his friend Steve from Stand Inside Media, as they discuss some indie games that are currently available on multiple platforms. Those games are: "Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes", "Shovel Knight", and "King's Quest". When Steve is not playing a tabletop game, video game, or podcasting, he spends his time traveling around the world as a videographer for National Geographic Expeditions. Yes, you have permission to be incredibly envious.

  • ATR #7: Director Spotlight – Jason Bateman

    That Guy Named John is joined by Andy on a different kind of episode this week, as they debut a new segment called "Director Spotlight". On the first edition of this new segment, they focus on a long time actor, Jason Bateman, who has now directed two feature films; "Bad Words" (2013) and "The Family Fang" (2016).

  • ATR #6: Captain America: Civil War review, AKA: “The Chadwick Boseman fancast”

    On this episode, Tim Hall from The People's Critic Blog returns to the podcast as he and host; That Guy Named John dissect Marvel's latest cinematic adventure: Captain America: Civil War . How does this film balance this many characters while they are in business suits and superhero suits? Does Vision only shop at Banana Republic? Does anyone even come close to successfully taking on Black Panther? Find out on this episode!

  • ATR #5: Connect the dots …. with music!

    What do Irish teenagers, punk rockers, and a sweet little kitten have in common? Find out on this, the 5th episode of About to Review! That Guy Named John is joined by Andy as they talk about three movies: Sing Street, Green Room, and Keanu.

  • ATR #4: Law and Order: Hell’s Kitchen w/ Tim Hall

    On this action packed giant-size episode, That Guy Named John is joined by Seattle film critic Tim Hall and they discuss 3 big things that happened recently: Seattle's Emerald City Comic-Con, Daredevil season 2 on Netflix, and the latest Doctor Strange trailer.

  • ATR #3: A tale of two movies

    That Guy Named John is once again joined by Andy as they discuss two movies that are about as opposite as you can get: Hardcore Henry and Disney's Jungle Book.

  • ATR #2: Batman vs Superman: Dawn of emotions, I mean Justice

    On this episode, John is joined by Andy as they review "Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice". Is it deserving of all of the negative press? Is Batman a murderer? Do they re-use the same animatronic birds from the 1986 movie "Blue Velvet"?

  • ATR #1: Introduction!

    Join host John as he describes this new weekly podcast which will cover reviews for movies, video games, TV shows, and anything geeky and nerdy.