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The Media Play News Podcast

Jun 21, 2022

This week is a review of The Offer, a docu-drama chronicling the making of The Godfather, and the return of The Northman to the show, which has been brought in passing on previous episodes but now is featured in its own long form review. Also covered is Lightyear's release, the latest box office leaders, and news of an...


Jun 14, 2022

This week on the pod we review the infamous superhero movie Morbius and the multiverse sleeper series Shining Girls, from Apple TV. Afterwards we discuss the Jurassic franchise in the context of its latest smash release and wrap up with an announcement for Dr. Strange physical and digital release dates.

Morbius by John...


Jun 8, 2022

As if an entire bonus episode about Batman wasn't enough, we get even deeper into the making of The Batman and how its portrayal of its villains as foils for the latest movie is so striking.

We lead with more news on future Netflix programming, an update on Top Gun Maverick's box office performance, and The Northman's...


Jun 1, 2022

In this extra feature we make some associations between the subject of Our Father and similar offenders that didn't make it into the original review.

This discussion was cut from our 5/24 episode and presented in full here.


May 31, 2022

We dug deep into the history of cartoons and their subtle influences on the story of the new Chip n' Dale movie. Apparently cartoons can be a lot darker than you think they are!

This discussion was cut from our 5/24 episode and presented in full here.