Bonus: Colleen Atwood, Oscar-Winning Costume Designer!

• August 24th, 2016

Colleen Atwood is one of the most celebrated costume designers in movie history, and now she's doing The B-Movies Podcast! So sit back and listen up, because your hosts William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are questioning Colleen Atwood about her incredible career, designing costumes for films like The Silence of The Lambs, Philadelphia, Ed Wood, Little Women, Sleepy Hollow, Chicago, Memoirs of a Geisha, Alice in Wonderland and The Huntsman: Winter's War.

Where does Colleen Atwood keep her Academy Awards? How did Molly Ringwald help get Colleen Atwood's career started? How have 3D printers changed the costume design industry? What thought process went into designing the costumes for Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl? How did her design of Nicolas Cage's costume in Superman Lives come about? How does she work with a visual stylist like Tim Burton? And how did designing costumes for Manhunter compare with designing costumes for The Silence of the Lambs?

Be sure to follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast and follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold. And of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Ep. 287 - The Best Movies of the Decade So Far (Part 2)

• August 21st, 2016

We're more than halfway through the decade and it's time to take stock! This week on a very special, plus-sized episode of The B-Movies Podcast, your hosts William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold welcome fellow film critics Dave White and Alonso Duralde of Linoleum Knife to help them run down the very best films the 2010s have had to offer (so far). It's an episode packed with recommendations and debates in which four movie lovers present their favorite movies in years. 

Which films made the list? And which films will end up making their lists of the actual best movies of the decade when the 2010s come to a close? Will anyone have seen ANY of the films that Dave White chose? Will Alonso Duralde's #1 pick make him cry (again)? Which two films from 2016 made Witney Seibold's list? And how high up was William Bibbiani willing to put Step Up 3D on his own list?

Most importantly, did your favorite movies end up on our list of the best movies of the decade so far? Find out in The B-Movies Podcast #287: The Best Movies of the Decade (So Far)! Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast and follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold. Follow our guests on Twitter at @ADuralde@DLelandWhite and @Linoleumcast, and subscribe to Linoleum Knife on iTunes. And of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Bonus: Travis Knight of Laika and Kubo and the Two Strings!

• August 17th, 2016

He's a giant in the world of animation, and now he's on The B-Movies Podcast! Travis Knight is the President of LAIKA, the animation studio that brought you Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls, and their latest fantasy - Kubo and the Two Strings - is his feature directorial debut. It's an ambitious stop-motion animated family feature about a young boy with a magic guitar who teams up with a monkey and a beetle samurai to collect pieces of magic armor, and somehow it's also one of the most believable family stories of the year.

Your host William Bibbiani sits down with Travis Knight on this very special bonus episode to talk about LAIKA's past, present and future, his new film Kubo and the Two Strings, and the ongoing issue of diversity in Hollywood. Find out what goes on behind LAIKA's doors in this exciting, hour-long interview, the kind The B-Movies Podcast offers all year round!

Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Ep. 286 - Oh, For Pete’s Dragon’s Sake!

• August 13th, 2016

Disney remade Pete's Dragon, but aside from Pete's dragon, it's got almost nothing to do with Pete's Dragon. This week on The B-Movies Podcast, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are reviewing the ambitious family fantasy film, along with the R-rated CG-animated comedy Sausage Party and the latest Stephen Frears dramedy Florence Foster Jenkins!

Also this week, Bibbs and Witney debate the biggest movie news stories of the week: no Ghostbusters sequels, Bad Boys For Life, Jason Momoa in The Crow, David Fincher in talks to direct World War Z 2, and Breck Eisner directing the 13th Friday the 13th movie.

Plus, we keep getting your letters, so we keep reading them on the air! Be sure to drop us a line at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com with your comments, opinions, suggestions, the films that inspire you and your questions about Bibbs and Witney.

Is Pete's dragon the worst part of Pete's Dragon? You'll find out in The B-Movies Podcast #286: Oh, For Pete's Dragon's Sake! Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Bonus: Peaky Blinders Creator Steven Knight!

• August 9th, 2016

Steven Knight wrote the Oscar-nominated drama Dirty Pretty Things and the celebrated crime drama Eastern Promises. Steven Knight wrote and directed the award-winning Locke, starring Tom Hardy, and he created Peaky Blinders, the hit series about English gangsters in 1919. Steven Knight also co-created the game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and now... Steven Knight is on The B-Movies Podcast!

Join your host William Bibbiani as he interviews Steven Knight about how to write screenplays, his upcoming projects Taboo and World War Z 2, and how he feels about his game show spawning the Oscar-winning drama Slumdog Millionaire.

Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Ep. 285 - Suicide Squad Isn’t Painless

• August 7th, 2016

To be a Suicide Squad, or not to be a Suicide Squad? This week on The B-Movies Podcast, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold explore the highly anticipated supervillain team-up movie and why it's such a freakin' let down. And if you're concerned that they're biased against DC movies, and especially if you signed that weird anti-Rotten Tomatoes petition, they have some thoughts on that matter too.

Also on this week's episode: Bibbs and Witney review the talking cat movie Nine Lives and the Netflix animated movie The Little Prince!

Plus, we keep getting your letters, so we keep reading them on the air! Be sure to drop us a line at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com with your comments, opinions, suggestions, the films that inspire you and your questions about Bibbs and Witney.Who wouldn't pay to see fifteen Christine Baranskis? You'll find out in The B-Movies Podcast #285: Suicide Squad Isn't Painless! Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Bonus - Fan Mail Episode!

• August 4th, 2016

Our fans have spoken, and now they've got a whole episode to themselves! This week on The B-Movies Podcast we're dedicating a very special bonus episode of the show to reading fan mail, from folks with highly unusual questions, deeply personal stories, complex critiques and more, more, more!

So join your hosts William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold as they read your emails, in their entirety, and give you the scoop on how The B-Movies Podcast gets made, how to become a professional film critic, the state of feature film animation, what REALLY happened in The Bourne Ultimatum, inappropriate movies for children, how auteur theory applies to Uwe Boll and beyond.

And if we keep getting your letters, we'll keep reading them on the air! Be sure to drop us a line at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com with your comments, opinions, suggestions, the films that inspire you and your questions for Bibbs and Witney.

What was Peter Jackson's fault? You'll find out on The B-Movies Podcast: The Fan Mail Episode! Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Ep. 284 - Jason Bourne to Tears

• July 31st, 2016

Maybe Batman v Superman wasn't the worst Batman movie of the year after all! This week on The B-Movies Podcast, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold take aim at a slew of new summer movies, including Batman: The Killing Joke, Bad Moms, Into the Forest and the long-awaited return of Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass in Jason Bourne. Two of those movies suck, a lot, and they're going to tell you why.

Also on this week's episode, Bibbs and Witney ponder the complex history of Marvel's Infinity War, what the Lights Out sequel means to them, and wonder why the hell anybody cares about xXx: Return of Xander Cage. 

Plus, we keep getting your letters, so we keep reading them on the air! Be sure to drop us a line at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com with your comments, opinions, suggestions, the films that inspire you and your questions about Bibbs and Witney.

What are Bibbs and Witney's favorite underrated Alfred Hitchcock movies? You'll find out in The B-Movies Podcast #284: Jason Bourne to Tears! Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Ep. 283 - To Comic-Con and Beyond!

• July 26th, 2016

We're back from Comic-Con and we are still exhausted but we've got a new episode for you anyway! This week on The B-Movies Podcast, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are looking at the biggest trailers to emerge from Comic-Con 2016, including Wonder WomanJustice LeagueKong: Skull Island and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and reviewing the Comic-Con debuts of Don't Breathe and Blair Witch!

Also this week, reviews of Star Trek Beyond and Lights Out, and fond farewells to the dearly departed Marni Nixon and the officially deceased home video platform VHS.

Plus, we keep getting your letters, so we keep reading them on the air! Be sure to drop us a line at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com with your comments, opinions, suggestions, the films that inspire you and your questions about Bibbs and Witney. 

Whatever happened to movie musicals? You'll find out in The B-Movies Podcast #283: To Comic-Con and Beyond! Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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Ep. 282 - Let’s Go, Ghostbusters!

• July 17th, 2016

We ain't afraid of no Ghostbusters reboot! This week on The B-Movies Podcast, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are reviewing one of the most talked about movies in years, Ghostbusters, which forges a new direction for the iconic franchise (to the consternation of some of the fans). How does it hold up against the original? We're reviewing the film based on actually seeing it on this week's episode.

Also this week, Bibbs and Witney review the Woody Allen movie Café Society and the Asylum "mockbuster" Sinister Squad. They also consider a meaningful response to their choice for The Best Film of 1991

Plus, we keep getting your letters, so we keep reading them on the air! Be sure to drop us a line at bmoviespodcast@gmail.com with your comments, opinions, suggestions, the films that inspire you and your questions about Bibbs and Witney. 

Follow the show on Twitter at @BMoviesPodcast, follow your hosts at @WilliamBibbiani and @WitneySeibold, and of course, subscribe to The B-Movies Podcast on iTunes so you don't miss a single, solitary episode of movie news, reviews, commentary tracks, exclusive interviews and more!

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