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The Watch and Talk | Film & TV Podcast

The Watch and Talk is a weekly podcast started by Dylan Schuck (@schuster) and hosted by Karen Peterson (@KarenMPeterson) and Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) dedicated to each a in depth NON SPOILER review of a new theatrical release every week, as well as discussions of everything we've watched that week, a weekly top 5 and more! Perfect for any big fans of TV and film.
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Now displaying: November, 2023
Nov 29, 2023

Derek (@DerekMirand85) and Karen (@KarenMPeterson) go to war this week over Ridley Scott's latest historical epic, NAPOLEON. 

As always, featured reviews are done in two parts, a NON-SPOILER review with letter grade and brief discussion, followed by a more in depth SPOILER review.

PLOT SUMMARY:

NAPOLEON is a spectacle-filled action epic that details the checkered rise and fall of the iconic French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Against a stunning backdrop of large-scale filmmaking orchestrated by legendary director Ridley Scott, the film captures Bonaparte's relentless journey to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his one true love, Josephine, showcasing his visionary military and political tactics against some of the most dynamic practical battle sequences ever filmed.

Directed by: Ridley Scott
Written by: David Scarpa
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby
Studio: Sony Pictures, Apple Original Films

*Clip from NAPOLEON courtesy of Sony Pictures.

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Nov 22, 2023

The inspirational underdog story hits the field this week as Derek (@DerekMiranda85) and Karen (@KarenMPeterson) sit down to talk NEXT GOAL WINS.

As always, featured reviews are done in two parts, a NON-SPOILER review with letter grade and brief discussion, followed by a more in depth SPOILER review.

PLOT SUMMARY:

NEXT GOAL WINS follows the American Samoa soccer team, infamous for their brutal 31-0 FIFA loss in 2001. With the World Cup Qualifiers approaching, the team hires down-on-his-luck, maverick coach Thomas Rongen hoping he will turn the world’s worst soccer team around in this heartfelt underdog comedy.

Directed by: Taika Waititi
Written by: Taika Waititi and Iain Morris
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Elisabeth Moss, Oscar Kightley, Uli Latukefu, Rachel House, Kaimana, David Fane, Beulah Koale, Chris Alosio, Taika Waititi, Will Arnett, Rhys Darby

*Clip from NEXT GOAL WINS courtesy of Searchlight Pictures.

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Nov 16, 2023

The Marvels are back and so are we! This week, Karen Peterson (@KarenMPeterson) and Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) are talking all about THE MARVELS, plus a super-sized edition of What We've Been Watching Lately.

As always, featured reviews are done in two parts, a NON-SPOILER review with letter grade and brief discussion, followed by a more in depth SPOILER review.

PLOT SUMMARY:

Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel has reclaimed her identity from the tyrannical Kree and taken revenge on the Supreme Intelligence. But unintended consequences see Carol shouldering the burden of a destabilized universe. When her duties send her to an anomalous wormhole linked to a Kree revolutionary, her powers become entangled with that of Jersey City super-fan, Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel, and Carol's estranged niece, now S.A.B.E.R. astronaut Captain Monica Rambeau. Together, this unlikely trio must team-up and learn to work in concert to save the universe as "The Marvels."

Directed by: Nia DaCosta
Written by: Nia DaCosta, Megan McDonnell, Elissa Karasik
Starring: Brie Larson, Teyonah Parris, Iman Vellani, Zawe Ashton, Samuel L. Jackson

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Nov 1, 2023

Halloween may be over, but it's always a good time to talk about spooky movies!

This week, Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) and Karen Peterson (@KarenMPeterson) review FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY'S and also share our five favorite movies to watch every Halloween.

PLOT SUMMARY:

A troubled security guard begins working at Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria. While spending his first night on the job, he realizes the late shift at Freddy's won't be so easy to make it through.

Directed by: Emma Tammi
Written by: Scott Cawthon, Seth Cuddleback, Emma Tammi
Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Piper Rubio, Elizabeth Lail, Mary Stuart Masterson, Matthew Lillard

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