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The SpielbergPod is a show where me and some friends rewatch the films of Steven Spielberg going through them one at a time . It's a mix of film discussion, humour and just good ol' fashioned conversation among friends. Features of the show include recastings of the films with current day actors, companion pieces to the film and top five lists.
 
Welcome to the family. After Petros watched, reviewed and lost his mind watching every Nicolas Cage film. It's time to look at the Coppola family, whether it's Francis Ford Coppola or Patricia Arquette for the 5 years she was married to Nicolas Cage in the pursuit to answer the ultimate question; Are they the greatest film family of all time. Each week Petros is joined by a guest where they discuss their relationship with the Coppola family and dissect a film in order to piece together their ...
 
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For our 5th anniversary travel back in time with us to the first year of Spocklight as we present a selection of the best moments from our Star Trek movie reviews and ranking with special guests Adam Johnston (The Composer of our theme tune and Host of The Pretending with Dice podcast), Greg Lock (Director of Star Trek Fan Film, Ambush), Tom Stock …
 
This week we step head back in time to 1950's Hollywood to discuss Tim Burton's love letter to a director who was voted the worst of all time in 1980, Ed Wood. I'm joined by Matt Brothers of Spocklight, Sudden Double Deep & Is Paul Dano OK? to see if Stephanie Schwartzman can help solidify the Coppola family as the greatest film family of all time.…
 
This week myself and Lee Hutchison found a map inside someones ass and now have to discover if Three Kings and Spike Jonze's involvement in it makes a case for the Coppola family being the greatest film family of all time. Is this film streaming? CLICK HERE to find out. LEE on TWITTER THE A24 PROJECT PODCAST THE FILIBUSTER PODCAST BREADCRUMBS COLLE…
 
Welcome to the 150th episode on the feed. I speak to three fellow survivors of the Prince Charles Cinema Nicolas Cage all night marathon. I'm joined by bitter rival and fellow Cage detective, Darryl Edge of Cage/Rage and both Graham Jones and Ian Harries of the fantastic, The Podcast Nobody Asked For where we discuss our prep, expectations and tips…
 
This week there's more ER chat as Kieran and I discuss the seventh episode of the second season, 'Hell and High Water'. This is easily one of the shows most popular episodes, which sees Dr Ross (George Clooney) trying to save a child trapped in a storm drain. (Note. The ER episode I recommend Kieran but can't remember the title of was 'Love's Labor…
 
This week we head to Samurai Town to take a look at the master of Japanese gonzo cinema's newest outing Prisoners Of The Ghostland (2021), a film where our boy Nicolas Cage plays a bank robber sent on a suicide mission to retrieve the adopted granddaughter, Bernice (Sofia Boutella) of the town's overlord, The Governor (Bill Moseley). The man taking…
 
This week I'm joined by third time return guest, David Trumble to join any club and society that'll have us to discuss Wes Anderson's sophomore feature, Rushmore (1998). Our Coppola Connection for this week's film is Jason Schwartzman in his first on screen performance. We get into some pretty personal stuff in this episode whilst discussing the to…
 
As part of our tributes to legendary Filmmaker, Richard Donner, who we had the honour of interviewing on the Podcast in 2017, we make good on our promise to him to watch and discuss what he considered to be one of his most unfairly overlooked movies, Inside Moves. We explore this 1980 hidden gem from Donner's filmography, praising the incredible le…
 
This week I head down to the woods with my water testing kit and a belly full of anger to see just wants going on with that big bad pizza bear. Joining me for the ride is Will Chichester to talk all about John Frankenheimer's 1979 Eco-Horror, Creature Feature PROPHECY. The film stars Robert Foxworth, Armand Asante and this week's Coppola Connection…
 
A companion pigcast to Michael Sarnoski's 'Pig' where I delve deeper into the film with people who were involved in the making of this beautiful new Nicolas Cage film. For episode 3 of this unofficial Pig companion podcast I'm joined by the films composer Alexis Grapsas and Philip Klein. We talk about their process, how it came to be that they coll…
 
This week we head to the Oregon wilderness to look at one of the best reviewed films of the year, Michael Sarnoski's Pig (2021). I'm joined by Andrew Pope where we talked all about how this film deals with loss, grief and male toxic behaviour, Cage's generous performance and how magic this film may just be. IN CINEMAS (UK) RENT NOW (UK) IN CINEMAS …
 
With Paul waylaid by the possibility of football coming home, Liam and Matt welcome Cam Smith from the Spy Hards and Subspace Transmissions podcasts to discuss one of his favourite episodes of the often overlooked Star Trek series, Enterprise. Cam tells us the origins of his Star Trek fandom and his own experiences of hosting panels at the Star Tre…
 
This week I take a trip to Transylvania with my familiar, Tristan Burrell of the great DOUBLE IMPACT Podcast. We discuss the John Schwartzman lensed Dracula Untold (2014). We chatted about our brief knowledge of the Dracula story, the depiction they chose to go with for a guy called Vlad The Impaler and how there may be a Coppola family member who …
 
A companion pigcast to Michael Sarnoski's 'Pig' where I delve deeper into the film with people who were involved in the making of this beautiful new Nicolas Cage film. For episode 3 of this unofficial Pig companion podcast I'm joined by the chef who taught Nicolas Cage to look like he knew what he was doing, Chef Chris Czarnecki. We talk truffles, …
 
This week I'm hitting the New York subway to investigate some strange goings on with the Pelham One Two Three. The Coppola Connection for this episode is David Shire, who provided the score and my guest to discuss this film is Daryl Bär of both the Sudden Double Deep and Is Paul Dano Ok? Podcasts. So join myself and Daryl as we discuss the lack of …
 
A companion pigcast to Michael Sarnoski's 'Pig' where I delve deeper into the film with people who were involved in the making of this beautiful new Nicolas Cage film. For episode 2 of this unofficial Pig companion podcast is one of the film's producers and writer, Vanessa Block. We discussed how this film got started, the beginnings, production an…
 
This week I'm joined by Writer, Photographer, Editor and Podcaster Ella Kemp to discuss Judd Apatow's deeply personal Comedy/Drama Funny People. We look at how the film deals with it's big topics, the world of comedy, the romantic subplot and try and answer the question: Is Jason Schwartzman the villain of this film? Is this film streaming? CLICK H…
 
I sit down with Sky Elobar to talk about his career starting out as musician and how he got into acting. We spoke about his relationship working with Jim Hosking on Renegades, Crabs, The Greasy Strangler & An Evening With Beverly Luff Lin as well as working with Jared Hess and a member of the Coppola family. I was blown away by American Paradise (2…
 
This week I'm back to talking about my old pal Nicolas Cage with the first cinema release since I finished his filmography in February. To welcome me back to the wonderful world of Nic Cage is The Croods: A New Age and to join to me chat this prehistoric family animation is Super Marcey of The Super Network. Hear the bonus Patreon chat HERE MARCEY …
 
Boyd Hilton of Heat, Empire and Pilot TV, returns to the podcast to discuss iconic Star Trek episode, The City on the Edge of Forever, and his love of The Original Series in general whilst calling James Dyer a bellend a lot. We break down the episode discussing the success of its emotional core, Harlan Ellison’s original vision, how the story went …
 
A companion pigcast to Michael Sarnoski's 'Pig' where I delve deeper into the film with people who were involved in the making of this beautiful new Nicolas Cage film. This episode I talk to David Knell, who plays Chef Finway in possibly one of the most important scenes in the film. We talk about how David got started in Hollywood, his experience w…
 
This week I'm joined by Em of Verbal Diorama to discuss the belated sequel to a beloved franchise, Jurassic World (2015). We talk about the film having it's cake and eating it with it's damnation of product placement coupled with countless product placement, Chekov's Raptors and how it holds up to the Spielberg classic. Is this film streaming? CLIC…
 
I chat to Mandy, Color Out Of Space and Pig editor Brett W. Bachman all about his career beginnings, the true job of being an editor and how he got his break with SpectreVision. There's plenty of great chat about the 'Nic Cage: Man of the woods' trilogy Brett has been apart of, from skype chats with Panos Cosmatos in the middle of field to the magi…
 
On this episode I'm going the distance again for the sequel to the greatest sports movie of all time, with the Sylvester Stallone directed Rocky II. Joining me for this chat is 88 Film contributor, Writer and sequel detective, Dom O'Brien. Is this film streaming? CLICK HERE to find out. Hear my conversation with Mandy, Color out of Space and Pig ed…
 
Back in 2017 we sat down to interview the legendary Director of Superman, The Goonies, Lethal Weapon and The Omen, Richard Donner, who sadly passed away earlier this week at the grand old age of 91. To commemorate the great man we decided to re-release the Interview with a newly specially recorded tribute from ourselves. Join us as Dick shares anec…
 
I got sit down with Timon Singh to discuss his new book, Born To Be Bad II, it's predecessor, The Bristol Bad Film Club, producing In Search Of The Last Action Heroes and of course Nicolas Cage. We get into all the villainous characters Cage has played, the decline of the action star and what fits the criteria for a "BAD" film. TIMON SINGH on TWITT…
 
This week I'm joined by David Mills to discuss the soundtrack to Francis Coppola's commercial and critical flop, One From The Heart (1982). Written and performed by Tom Waits with vocals by Crystal Gale. The soundtrack for this film plays such a vital part in the film it felt only right to dicuss it on it's own episode. DAVID MILLS on TWITTER BREAD…
 
We’re joined by Petros Patsilivas of the Caged In Podcast for one last ride as we put the pod into 5th gear to tackle Fast Five or as it was known in the UK, Fast & Furious 5: Rio Heist. Liam explains how ‘Fast Five’ rejuvenated the series with the help of “Franchise Viagra” Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Matt dissects why the Furious films have become…
 
This week I'm joined by Boyd Hilton to discuss Francis Coppola's commercial and critical flop, One From The Heart (1982). We talk about the films many flaws, it's rocky production and the lasting effects on Coppola's career. BOYD HILTON on TWITTER PILOT TV PODCAST on TWITTER PILOT TV PODCAST on APPLE PODCASTS ARSENAL PODCAST on TWITTER ARSENAL PODC…
 
This week Petros gets trapped in the mind of Spike Jonze's 1999 mind bending comedy drama, Being John Malkovich. Joining him is the other half of Retro Ramble, Charlie McGhee. Petros is currently stuck by the New Jersey turnpike so please keep him in your thoughts and listen to the episode to find out how or if he'll get back. RETRO RAMBLE BLOG RET…
 
This week I get my daddy issues out and red beanie on with George McGhee as we look at Wes Anderson's third film, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou. RETRO RAMBLE BLOG RETRO RAMBLE on TWITTER RETRO RAMBLE on INSTAGRAM RETRO RAMBLE on APPLE PODCASTS RETRO RAMBLE on SPOTIFY BREADCRUMBS COLLECTIVE on TWITTER BREADCRUMBS COLLECTIVE on INSTAGRAM SUPPORT…
 
I got to sit down and speak to Daniel Noah of SpectreVision to talk about their work with Nicolas Cage, his connection to the paranormal and the story of how a gang of Hollywood misfits decided to create a production company that make unique genre films. This is possibly my favourite conversation I've ever had on the podcast, there was something sp…
 
On this episode I'm joined by Author, Podcaster and Geek Queen, Helen O'Hara to discuss Garry Marshall's tween comedy, The Princess Diaries. We chat about Helen's fantastic book, the state of Hollywood and film going audiences. Helen has even met a Coppola so make sure you listen to find out who. Is this film streaming? CLICK HERE to find out. For …
 
On this episode I'm joined by YouTuber and podcaster, James Hancock to talk about the Patricia Arquette starring screwball comedy, Flirting With Disaster. As always we talk James' introduction to the family, the chosen family member and this film. Is this film streaming? CLICK HERE to find out. For PATREON subscribers I asked James these questions:…
 
The Spocklight crew take the turbo lift down to the Lower Decks to examine the entire first season of this new adult animated comedy iteration of Trek. It’s Phasers at Dawn as Liam, Matt and Paul discover they have severely differing opinions on the show. Paul connects with Boimler and tells the origins of the Willson effect, Liam reveals his seeth…
 
This week I'm joined by film writer, podcaster and 90's pop culture obsessive, Becky Darke to talk about Micheal Bay's flag waving, emotionally manipulative disaster movie ARMAGEDDON. We talk about Becky and her family's love for disaster movies, her Coppola credentials and of course Ben Affleck's teeth. Is this film streaming? CLICK HERE to find o…
 
For this bonus episode I sat down with star of Moonrise Kingdom, Jared Gilman to discuss his time working on the film and how it's stayed with him. The lessons he learned. The experiences he had. It was great to chat to Jared and look back on his first film. JARED GILMAN on TWITTER BREADCRUMBS COLLECTIVE on TWITTER BREADCRUMBS COLLECTIVE on INSTAGR…
 
This week Jeanette Bår joins me on the hunt for answers on the island of New Penzance when we look at Moonrise Kingdom. This is the first double Coppola film, with both Roman Coppola on writing duties and Jason Schwartzman in front if the camera in Wes Anderson's 60's set coming of age comedy. There's tangents aplenty as well as the usual dive into…
 
This week I'm joined by Catrin Lowe to tussle on the dance floor with Saturday Night Fever (1977), a film that in the minds of many is just boogie down on a Saturday night with your buddies and your best white suit, others a gritty look at 70's Brooklyn. Catrin and myself look at the cultural impact of both this film and it's soundtrack left and ta…
 
The Spocklight crew reunite to analyse the 3rd season of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’. Liam bemoans what could have been, discussing the potential that the opening episodes of the season showed and makes a case for Grudge the Cat becoming the next Discovery Captain, Matt points out the continuing failure to flesh out the larger ensemble cast of character…
 
This week we're going the distance, getting ready to fly high, beat the meat and drink those raw eggs as I'm joined by Jonathan Foster to talk about the first Talia Shire film in this Coppola journey. The focus of this episode is the John G. Alvidsen directed, Rocky (1979) starring Sylvester Stallone. We talk about Jonathan's time living in Philly,…
 
This week I take a journey to hell and back to look at Christopher Coppola's live action adaptation of Micheal Allred's comic 'Grafik Muzik' in 'G-Men From Hell' (2000). I had the privilege of being joined by comedian, podcaster and comic book fan, Nathaniel Metcalfe. We talk about Nathaniel's history as a Coppola film fan, the nature of comic book…
 
On this first outing into the Coppola family filmography, Rich Nelson of Betamax Video Club and myself looked at Francis Ford Coppola's 1974 paranoid thriller, The Conversation. We talked about Rich's history with the Coppola family, this film and even Nicolas Cage. Is this film streaming? CLICK HERE to find out. For PATREON subscribers I asked Ric…
 
Welcome to the family. On this episode I set out the who’s, that whats and the whys whilst giving a brief oral history of the Coppola family. The first full episode is available now and I’ll be covering Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Conversation’ (1974). SUPPORT CAGED IN on PATREON BUY A T-SHIRT & PRINT NOW CAGED IN on TWITTER CAGED IN on INSTAGRAM C…
 
Daryl Bar, host of Sudden Double Deep and new Podcast, Is Paul Dano Ok? returns to Spocklight to tell us why he, controversially, considers ‘Tomorrow is Yesterday’ to be the finest time travel episode of Star Trek. Daryl tells us how the oddball humour of the episode delights him, Liam questions the quality of replicator grub, Paul points out Kirk’…
 
On this episode Petros is joined by Battle Royale With Cheese editor and writer, Matt Conway to discuss the new raging Cage film, WILLY'S WONDERLAND. Willy's Wonderland sees Nicolas Cage in a silent performance, all you get are grunts, moans and screams. Something I imagine Cage fans having been waiting for since Raising Arizona. As The Janitor, Ni…
 
We’re joined by Total Film Writer and regular Evolution of Horror contributor, Tim Coleman, to discuss what he considers to be one of the greatest films of all time, 1986’s The Transformers: The Movie starring Leonard Nimoy as Galvatron. We’re transported back to the days of Saturday Morning Cartoons as Tim gives us an education in Transformers tak…
 
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