Tag: Seattle International Film Festival

  • 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).

  • ATR #118 – Equalizer 2, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Blindspotting, SDCC news

    This week's episode is filled to the gills (pun absolutely intended) with Jed and I reviewing 3 new movies, "Equalizer 2", "Mission Impossible: Fallout" and "Blindspotting"! After that we cover a bunch of new trailers that dropped during the recent San Diego Comic Con!

  • ATR #117 – Eighth Grade, Don’t Worry movie, Skyscraper, Unfriended, Jurassic Dead

    This week's packed podcast has reviews for "Don't Worry He Won't Get Far On Foot", "Eighth Grade", "Skyscraper", Unfriended: Dark Web", and "Jurassic Dead". Joining me on this adventure is the one and only Jed!

  • 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".

  • ATR #116 – Sorry To Bother You, The First Purge w/ E-Man’s Movie Reviews

    Joining me on this episode is my friend Emmanuel from "E-Man's Movie Reviews" who is fellow geek & Chicago based film critic! We do a "Getting to know you" section about Emmanuel before reviewing two new movies: "Sorry To Bother You" and "The First Purge". 

  • 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".

  • ATR #112 – Ocean’s 8, Incredibles 2, Won’t You Be My Neighbor

    The tag team duo of Tim Hall (People's Critic) and Jed (The Guy Named What?) drop by the About To Review studio to discuss three new films: "Ocean's 8", "Incredibles 2", and the documentary about Mr. Rogers, "Won't You Be My Neighbor".

  • ATR #110 – Heist, Heist, Baby

    Yep, you read the title correctly, this week's episode is all about heist movies! Returning after a 1 year hiatus is friend of the podcast Jed, and together he and John give their picks for "Good", "Bad", and "Ugly" heist movies. Plus a review for the new film "Disobedience". 

  • 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".

  • ATR #109 – SOLO, Pope Francis, Boom for Real, Revenge

    A short time ago, in a podcast studio not very far away ... two of Seattle's film critics, "That Guy Named John" and Tim Hall, "The People's Critic" got together and reviewed several current movies!  "SOLO: A Star Wars Story", "Pope Francis: A man of his word", "Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat", and "Revenge".

  • ATR #107 – 50 Hour Slam, Translations, and SIFF

    Festival extravaganza! On this independant film filled episode, Dr. Andy returns to the studios after a brief hiatus and he and John talk about 3 different film festivals: "Translations", "50 Hour Slam", and "SIFF", as well as a review for the documentary "Man Made".

  • 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 #58: SIFF movies and Wonder Woman!

    Another week of SIFF films, plus the long awaited review for Wonder Woman! Is DC back? Is Wonder Woman the movie that will renew (or give you) faith in the future of the DC Cinematic Universe? Find out on this episode with your host That Guy Named John and guest This Guy Named Steve!

  • 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 #54: Guardians Vol. 2, 50 Hour Slam, and SIFF 2017!

    On this action packed episode, That Guy Named John and Dr. Andy talk about Marvel's newest film: "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2", plus a film competition called "50 Hour Slam", and finally, the upcoming Seattle International Film Festival, AKA: "SIFF".

  • ATR #12: SIFF 2016 – Wrap up

    On this jam packed episode, host That Guy Named John is joined by Andy as they wrap up the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival by breaking down 6 different films from 5 different countries. The films are: Queen of Ireland, Awaiting, News From Planet Mars, Rodinny Film, and Spy Time. A big shout out to the staff of the Seattle International Film Festival, who continue to do a tremendous job organizing this event.

  • 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.