Friday, December 22, 2017
This week, MJ and Mike take a deep dive into the latest installment in the STAR WARS franchise, THE LAST JEDI. Mike airs his grievances, and MJ explains how the movie mostly worked for him. It's the hardest they've ever disagreed on a film for the show, so let the debate begin!
Monday, December 11, 2017
This week, Mike and MJ take a deep dive into the first of the Disney STAR WARS films, STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS. They establish their STAR WARS fandom, and then unleash some harsh words about the film. Take a look, and keep the comments civil!
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
This week, MJ and Mike take a long hard look at Rotten Tomatoes and determine whether it's ultimately positive or negative for film criticism and the film industry. Also, they discuss their thoughts on JUSTICE LEAGUE
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
It's Halloween! And that means it's scary movie season! This week, MJ and Mike take a look at what the appeal (or repulsion) of horror movies is. Why do we like getting scared? What keeps us coming back? Why has such a community popped up around this genre? And then we discuss some of our favorite horror movies!
Friday, October 13, 2017
Well folks, here it is. The first official episode of REEL PERSPECTIVE the podcast. Each week, we do a deep dive on a large topic and review a film related to that topic. But the great thing is: we can do whatever we want. We are no longer bound by the before and after format. And that just means more bonus content (the return of film school?) for you to enjoy! So, without further ado, here is the inaugural episode of REEL PERSPECTIVE. We take a look at Denis Villeneuve and his latest film, BLADE RUNNER 2049!
Friday, July 28, 2017
Yes, that's right. This is the last episode of The Before and After Show. As such, this episode is a little different. First, Ryan, MJ, and Mike Morea talk about why the show is coming to an end, and what that means for you. Then, you'll hear the last episode of The Before and After Show as Mike fills in for Ryan to talk about War for the Planet of the Apes. See you in September!
Friday, July 14, 2017
THE BEFORE AND AFTER SHOW EPISODE 113: AFTER SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING AND BEFORE WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
This week, Corey Tindall joins Ryan and MJ once more to talk about their final thoughts on SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. Ryan and MJ also recount their experience playing TWILIGHT IMPERIUM, a 4+ hour board game! And, finally, Ryan and MJ circle up to discuss their expectations for WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES!
Monday, July 10, 2017
This week, Ryan and MJ are joined by spider-fan Corey Tindall to talk about their expectations for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. Then, Ryan and MJ give their final thoughts on Edgar Wright's latest, BABY DRIVER.
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Friday, June 30, 2017
This week, MJ is joined once again by Slade Oran to talk about TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT. And then, Ryan Buell drives in to talk about their expectations for BABY DRIVER! Slade and MJ also talk about what they've been watching and playing.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
This week, MJ is joined by his friend Nik Crown! They discuss what they've been consuming, how great the BLACK PANTHER trailer is, and their expectations for the latest film from Disney/Pixar, CARS 3. Also, Ryan couldn't make it to a showing of THE MUMMY, so MJ gives you his capsule review of the movie!
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Saturday, June 10, 2017
This week, Alexis Johnson joins the guys once again to talk about WONDER WOMAN! Also, they discuss their top 5 screen heroines. And then Ryan and MJ get real excited about THE MUMMY!
Friday, June 2, 2017
This week on gameSPACE show host Corey Tindall shares his predictions about E3 2017. He shares what he hopes to see from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo and any other possible surprises. What games are you looking forward to seeing at E3 this year? Let us know down in the comments! Like our Youtube channel and give us a thumbs up if you like the video!
Thursday, June 1, 2017
THE BEFORE AND AFTER SHOW EPISODE 106: AFTER PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES AND BEFORE WONDER WOMAN
This week, Alexis Johnson joins Ryan and MJ to talk about her expectations for WONDER WOMAN, what they've been consuming, and her new book, CHIVALRY'S CHILDREN! Then, Ryan give MJ the lowdown (and boy is it LOW) on PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES!
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
THE BEFORE AND AFTER SHOW EPISODE 105: AFTER ALIEN: COVENANT AND BEFORE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
This week, The Before and After Show travels to deep space and the high seas as summer movie season continues. First up, MJ talks about his beefs with ALIEN: COVENANT. Then, Ryan goes in search of The Black Pearl once again, to talk about his expectations for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES. Along the way, they have a rare serious news section regarding the recent Zack Snyder news, and lighten things up with their top 5 adventure movies!
Friday, May 19, 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017
THE BEFORE AND AFTER SHOW EPISODE 103: AFTER KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD AND BEFORE ALIEN: COVENANT
Myths and space are what bring you this week's episode! First off, Ryan and MJ talk about what they've been consuming (MJ's is kind of intense). Then Ryan let's you know if KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD delivers some high fantasy thrills. After that, the two transition into a discussion about their top 5 sci-fi thrillers. And MJ caps it off by getting impassioned about required supplemental materials while discussing his expectations for ALIEN: COVENANT.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Thursday, May 11, 2017
It's time to kick-off summer movie season in earnest! What that means, is a format change for the show. Each week will feature both a before AND an after segment. You'll see. Also, the guys talk about what they've been consuming, and their final thoughts on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2!
Thursday, May 4, 2017
This week, Ryan and MJ blast off to save the galaxy once again! But not before discussing how their tabletop day went, what podcast MJ is guesting on this week, old school video games, and the trailer for The Dark Tower! They round things out by talking about the state of the MCU, and their expectations for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOLUME 2! Peep it below!
Monday, May 1, 2017
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
It's the 100th episode of THE BEFORE AND AFTER SHOW! This week is a super-sized celebration! In the first portion of the show, MJ interviews a lot of folks about what the show means to them and how it's inspired them to watch movies better. Then, MJ and Ryan hunker down in Nowhere to talk about THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS! Finally, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. Listeners are what keep us coming back to that microphone every week, and if it weren't for you, we wouldn't be around! Here's to the next 100!
Thursday, April 13, 2017
This week, Ryan and MJ are here to rev their engines and talk about THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS! They also discuss what they've been watching. Which, for Ryan, has been nothing but The Fast and Furious movies. Also, they react to the news of the new DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS film, and the THOR: RAGNAROK trailer!
Thursday, April 6, 2017
It's a short episode this week. MJ and Ryan decided to try an experiment without play testing it first. The results were, in a word, disastrous. So, there's a 20-minute chunk missing from the middle of the episode. However, they still found time to discuss COOL RUNNINGS, FIVE CAME BACK, and of course, GHOST IN THE SHELL. Check it out below!
Friday, March 31, 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017
This week, Ryan and MJ are BACK IN THE SADDLE or whatever. It was a crazy week for both of them, so the podcast had to fall by the wayside. But, they have triumphantly returned to discuss what they've been watching (MJ had a sick day in there, so it was quite a bit), Warner Bros. controversial Cinemacon panel, and their expectations for GHOST IN THE SHELL!
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Corey Tindall from reelperspective kicks off his new vlog series by delving into all the ins and outs of the Nintendo Switch. In this video he discusses all the Nintendo Switch components, joycons, pro controller, and shares his initial impressions of owning the console.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Thursday, March 9, 2017
This week, Ryan and MJ are back to get into the nitty gritty of LOGAN, the latest and final chapter in The Wolverine trilogy. They talk about what they've been watching, MJ yells about THE SHACK, and the guys discuss their top 5 favorite Westerns! Check it out below!
Monday, March 6, 2017
This week, Ryan and MJ let their claws show as they prepare for Logan! They talk about Hugh Jackman's legacy in the role, what this film might look like, and they remember Bill Paxton. They also talk about what they've been watching! Check it out below!
Friday, March 3, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
It's Oscar season, and that means extra even The Before and After Show runs long! This week, MJ is joined by Josh Tarpley, his fellow film critic at Word of The Nerd, and all around awards buff. They run the gamut of why the awards are "nerd sports," how political the process actually is, and get into their predictions for Sunday's show! Follow Josh on Twitter!
Friday, February 17, 2017
gameSPACE is back! This week on the show, host Corey Tindall discusses Nintendo's newest mobile game, Fire Emblem Heroes. He also explains why he thinks micro-transactions, pay walls, and free to play games in the mobile gaming market are hurting the gaming industry at large. What do you guys think about micro-transactions in mobile games? Let us know!!
Thursday, February 16, 2017
John Wick is back and that means, Ryan and MJ are back! This week, they are joined once again by Michael Morea, of the Reel Perspective YouTube channel to discuss their final thoughts on JOHN WICK CHAPTER 2 (spoilers: they loved it a whole bunch)! They also discuss their top five favorite action sequences. Which is sure to rustle many a jimmy.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
This week, Ryan and MJ are joined by Michael Morea! You may recognize the name from Reel Perspective over on YouTube as well as his work with THE PRECINCT franchise. He is here to discuss expectations for John Wick Chapter 2. The conversation also includes what they have been watching, why JOHN WICK rules, and what lessons Michael has learned about action film making from this franchise. Also, Corey Tindall joins MJ for another installment of The Before and After Show Film School to discuss 1927's THE JAZZ SINGER!
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Thursday, January 26, 2017
When we last left our hosts, they were trepidatious about their viewing of Martin Scorsese's SILENCE. And with good reason. It's a nearly three hour epic about the nature of faith and what it means to believe in God in the face of persecution. Now, on the other end of the film, Ryan and MJ dive in to unpack all of the weighty themes at play in the film. They talk about the choices made by the character in the film as well as the effect the film had on them since they are both Christians. Also, this week's top 5 segment is a breakdown of their 5 most anticipated films of the year. Check it out!
Friday, January 20, 2017
It's here!! We finally know more details about the Nintendo Switch!! This week Corey gives a play by play of the Nintendo Switch conference and discusses all the pros, cons, and maybes that came out of Nintendo's big press event.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
It's time to kick off the first Before and After Show of 2017 with a sobering discussion about Christianity and martyrdom! This week, Ryan and MJ discuss their expectations for SILENCE, the latest film from the legendary Martin Scorsese. They talk about what they've been watching, their personal views on faith, the nature of Christian art, and what they would do if presented with the situations on screen! Also, MJ and Corey head to The Before and After Show Film School to learn about sound on film technology and THE JAZZ SINGER starring Al Jolson!
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Every so often, a film comes along that absolute stuns its viewers. LA LA LAND is one of those films. However, for our plucky hosts, this came as no surprise. It was a forgone conclusion to both of them that LA LA LAND would end up being their favorite film of the year. As a surprise to nobody, it was. This "bonus" episode of The Before and After Show features MJ Smith and Corey Tindall sorting through their feelings about this wonderful film and encouraging you to check it out for yourselves!
Monday, January 9, 2017
Friday, January 6, 2017
gameSPACE is back!! In this first episode of 2017 Corey discusses how he hopes innovation will shape the gaming industry in 2017!!