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ATR #120 – 48 Hour Film Project 2018, Christopher Robin, The Darkest Minds, BlacKKKlansman

It is time once again for one of my favorite local film festivals, the “Seattle 48 Hour Film Project”! Dr. Andy returned to the studio to talk about our festivals favorites, plus I review 3 new films: “Christopher Robin”, “The Darkest Minds”, and “BlaKKKlansman”!

ATI #23 – Carlos Lopez Estrada, director of “Blindspotting”

This episode of “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” features my conversation with director Carlos Lopez Estrada from the new film “Blindspotting” starring Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal! This interview took place during the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).

ATI #22 – Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher

This episode of “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” features my conversation with writer/ director Bo Burnham and actress Elsie Fisher from the new film “Eighth Grade” which is in theaters now! This interview took place during the Seattle International Film Festival.

ATI #21 – Pornsak Pichetshote and Aaron Campbell

This episode of “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” features my conversation with two members of the creative of the new comic book series “Infidel” from Image Comics; writer Pornsak Pichetshote and artist Aaron Campbell! 

ATI #20 – Gus Van Sant and Beth Ditto w/ Feelin’ Film

This episode of “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” is a collaboration with Aaron of the “Feelin’ Film” podcast! It features a conversation with director Gus Van Sant and actress Beth Ditto, from the new film “Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far On Foot”.

ATI #19 – Cheo Hodari Coker

This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast features my conversation with Cheo Hodari Coker, the creator, writer, and executive producer of “Marvel’s Luke Cage” on Netflix.

ATI #18 – Morgan Neville

This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast was recorded during the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) and features Oscar Winner Morgan Neville discussing his new film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”.

ATI #17 – Sebastian Lelio

This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast was recorded during the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) and features Oscar Winner Sebastian Lelio discussing his new film “Disobedience”.

ATI #16 – 2018 Vancouver Web Fest!

This episode of the “About To Interview”/ “About To Review” podcast was recorded on location at the 2018 Vancouver Web Fest (vancouverwebfest.com) where I interviewed Ben Strang, Brynn Peebles, Brianna Wiens, Christina De Leon, Suzette Laqua, and Paula Hoffman!

ATI #15 – Mike and Laura Allred & Phil LaMarr!

This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast was thought to be lost forever due to a corrupted memory card, but it has been resurrected! I had the opportunity to interview Mike and Laura Allred, and returning guest Phil LaMarr at “Emerald City Comic Con” here in Seattle on March 1st – 4th, 2018.

ATI #14 – “LOVE, SIMON” cast: Nick Robinson, Alexandra Shipp, and Greg Berlanti

This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast has the director, Greg Berlanti, and two of the stars, Nick Robinson, and Alexandra Shipp of the new coming of age teenage romance movie “LOVE,SIMON” (IMDB.com/LOVESIMON).

ATI #13 – Emerald City Comic Con 2018!

This episode of the “About To Review”/ “About To Interview” podcast contains 4 interviews I did with some of the amazing and talented artists, illustrators, and creators, who were at “Emerald City Comic Con” here in Seattle last weekend.

ATR #96 – Black Female Firsts in Film w/ Seven Okema Gunn!

Black History Month, week 3! On this week’s episode my guest was Seven Okema Gunn, who is a Chicago based blogger, film critic, and owner of “7 Gunn Media”! This episode is a celebration of some of the black female firsts in cinema from 1939 up to 2016.

ATI #12 – David Crownson

David Crownson is an actor, filmmaker, and creator/ writer of the new graphic novel “Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer”! A blend of supernatural action based on freedom fighter Harriet Tubman with genre liberties that mirror “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”.

ATR #93 – 2018 Vancouver Short Film Festival

I had the pleasure of being invited back for a second year in a row to cover the 8th Annual Vancouver Short Film Festival in Vancouver, British Columbia and it was incredible! Tune in to hear interviews with creators, and directors, as well as my picks for the best films of the festival!

ATI #10 – Adam Schleichkorn

You might not know Adam Schleichkorn’s name right away, but you will immediately recognize his work if you have spent any time at all on the internet for the past decade! Better known as “Mylo The Cat”, his mashup videos have gained 10’s of millions of views from across the globe!

ATI #5 – Ian Mackenzie (Amplify Her)

This past week Seattle was fortunate to host the US premiere of the new multi-media documentary “Amplify her” (IMDB.com/AmplifyHer) which focuses on the several female DJ’s as they go on tour and bring messages of equality, power, and femininity to the masses!

ATI #4 – Daily Magic Productions

I had the pleasure of spending the day at “Daily Magic Productions” which is a local indie video game studio based in Seattle, and has offices across the globe. I played some games and then interviewed Nicole Jekich and Marianna Vallejo!

ATR #76: New York City ComicCon 2017 & Blade Runner 2049!

New York City, we out here! John travelled to the big apple and hung out with Jess and Damien from “The Curly Nerd”podcast while attending New York ComicCon 2017! After that they all talk about “Blade Runner 2049”.

ATR #75: GeekGirlCon 2017 plus “Battle of the Sexes” review

GeekGirlCon 2017! For the second year in a row I was fortunate to cover this event that happened over the weekend, along with my guest co-host Erynne Hundley. After the interview sections, Erynne and I review the con and “Battle of the Sexes”.

ATI #3 – Lorraine Cink and Adam Bray

Marvel author’s spotlight! Lorraine Cink and Adam Bray, two of the four co-authors of the new incredible book from DK Books called “Ultimate Marvel” joined me on this episode. We talked about their process, their favorite parts of the book, and their future projects.

ATI #2 – Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr, the man, the myth, the voice, joined the show on this episode of “About To Interview”! His over 350 acting credits include “Pulp fiction”, “MadTV”, “Futurama”, Green Lantern (Justice League), and of course “Samurai Jack”. 

ATR #71: SIX and PAX 2017! Expo extravaganza!

Two incredible video game expos this past weekend: SIX, the Seattle Indie Expo, and PAX, the Penny Arcade Expo kept That Guy Named John and This Guy Named Steve busy all weekend! Check out interviews with game creators as well as our best of!

ATI #1 – Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman

Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman from the new Amazon TV show “The Tick” are the guests on the first episode of the “About To Interview” podcast! You can watch the show from this link starting on 8/25! Amazon.com/TheTick

ATR #68: Seattle 48 Hour Film Project & Annabelle: Creation

Celebrating local Seattle talent is a main focus of this episode as we cover the Seattle 48 Hour Film Project, plus interviews with Krk Nordenstrom and Angela DiMarco! Then Damien joins as a guest host to break down the films and “Annabelle: Creation”. 

ATR #66: Matthew Cherry, Atomic Blonde, Detroit

On this, the longest episode over of About To Review, you will hear an interview with the amazing filmmaker Matthew Cherry about his new project “Hair Love”. Then John is joined by Mike Ward to review “Atomic Blonde” and “Detroit”. 

ATR #64: The Boogeys, plus SIFF 2017 wrap up

On this truly global episode, That Guy Named John is joined by Dr. Andy as they talk about the brand new short film “The Boogeys”, which includes an interview with the writer/director/ producers. Lastly they do their highly anticipated SIFF 2017 wrap up.

ATR #60: David Lowery, 47 Meters Down, All Eyez on Me, RAKKA

Indie filmmakers, dumb people around sharks, and a hip hop legend are all apart of this week’s episode! David Lowery sits down for an interview, then we talk about “47 Meters Down” and “All Eyez On Me”.

ATR #57: STEP, SIFF, Pirates 5, and Baywatch!

SIFF (Seattle International Film Festival) is in full swing and the cast of the new documentary “STEP” made time and sat down with your host, That Guy Named John! After that, Dr. Andy, and This Guy Named Steve talk about other SIFF films, plus the new Pirates and Baywatch films!

ATR #51: Talking Star Wars with Tricia Barr!

Joining That Guy Named John this week is award winning author, engineer, podcast host, and Star Wars fangirl: Tricia Barr! We talk about her self published book “WYNDE”, and also the new book she co-authored: “Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia”.

ATR #48: Vancouver Web Fest 2017!

Oh Canada! You continue to amaze me with your amazing film scene, generous hospitality, and of course the incredible festivals that you have. On this episode, That Guy Named John travelled north again to British Columbia to cover the Vancouver Web Fest 2017 !

ATR #41: 2017 Vancouver Short Film Festival

On this truly international edition of the podcast, your fearless host; That Guy Named John traveled to the great white north of Vancouver, British Columbia to cover the Vancouver Short Film Festival, (AKA: VSFF)! Listen in as he talks to the festival’s directors, as well as some of the filmmakers!

ATR #38: Talking comics with Alex Irvine!

Hello true believers! Dig out your long boxes and follow along on this journey through comics as That Guy Named John is joined by award winning fantasy, sci-fi, and comic book author Alex Irvine!

ATR #33: The ABC’s of RPG’s w/ Ivan Norman!

On this very special episode, That Guy Named John is joined by his longtime friend Ivan Van Norman. Ivan is a game creator, writer, director, game show host, and newly dubbed “Prince of all Geekdom”. They talk about his new book: “The ABCs of RPGs”, as well as his path to making a career out of a hobby.

ATR #26: GeekGirlCon 2016!

This is a jam packed episode full of all things geeky as your host; That Guy Named John covers Geekgirl Con 2016 in Seattle, Washington! He is joined by Tim Hall, Kristine Haswell, Evan Peterson, and Dr. Raychelle Burks on this magical mystery ride!

ATR #22: SIX and PAX 2016! Expo extravaganza!

Hey folks! This giant-sized episode is all about the two major gaming conventions that happened this past weekend here in Seattle, which were: the Seattle Indie Expo, aka: “SIX”, and the Penny Arcade Expo, aka: “PAX”. Join That Guy Named John and returning guest Steve as they talk about their experiences at both of these festivals!

ATR #17: Q&A w/ Beta Test director – Nicholas Gyeney

On this episode, That Guy Named John chats with Nicholas Gyeney, the writer, director, and producer of the new action thriller “Beta Test”! This movie was shot on location here in Seattle and stars Manu Bennett, Linden Ashby and Larenz Tate.

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.