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Neil Pedley

Battle of the Bands (photo)

Battle of the Bands

This week offers animation from Asia, science fiction from South Africa, horror from Europe and romance on the home continent. Download this in audio form (MP3: 16:23 minutes, 15 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters podcast: [XML] [iTunes] “Bandslam” Despite the odd detour to pen such fare as the unpleasant 1993 remake of “The Vanishing,” […]

Beeswax, Bloggers and Barack (photo)

Beeswax, Bloggers and Barack

This week’s new releases include a Latin American double bill on the nature of the fame game, a British one-two centered on the macabre and a global smattering of meditations on love young and old. Download this in audio form (MP3: 13:04 minutes, 12 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters podcast: [XML] [iTunes] “Beeswax” Following […]

A Bolt From the Blue (photo)

A Bolt From the Blue

This week plays host to a release slate so big that when it’s finished doing the rounds in theaters we expect it to climb out of the sea and attack Japan. Download this in audio form (MP3: 14:50 minutes, 13.6 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters podcast: [XML] [iTunes] “Act of God” Following “Manufactured Landscapes,” […]

Deadgirls and Grouchy Gurus (photo)

Deadgirls and Grouchy Gurus

A small smattering of romantic fare amongst the new releases this week lines up alongside some caustic political satire, a couple of dark chillers, somber documentaries, and a string of grouchy gurus. Download this in audio form (MP3: 13:52 minutes, 19.1 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters podcast: [XML] [iTunes] “The Answer Man” Having quietly […]

Summer, Somers and Potter (photo)

Summer, Somers and Potter

Just a couple of blockbusters this week, one of which we’ve seen most of already. For everybody else, there is a strong selection of international art house pics to go with a couple of homegrown indies. Download this in audio form (MP3: 9:33 minutes, 13 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters podcast: [XML] [iTunes] “(500) […]

Everyone’s At It (photo)

Everyone’s At It

Fiction be damned this week as the documentary makes an impressively strong showing amongst the new releases. For those who simply must make believe, there are vampire slayers, guys and girls in love, guys and guys in love, and a guy pretending to be a guy who loves other guys. Download this in audio form […]

Nollywood, Bollywood and a Little Bit of Hollywood (photo)

Nollywood, Bollywood and a Little Bit of Hollywood

A little lightness this week to offset last week’s doom and gloom in theaters; love is in the air, as we enjoy imported romance alongside some family friendly animation and docs on the film industry and its players. Download this in audio form (MP3: 7:28 minutes, 10.3 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters podcast: [XML] […]

More Than Meets the Eye (photo)

More Than Meets the Eye

This week in theaters, everyone seems to have opted to go dark, with cinemas offering up grieving families, persecuted immigrants, endangered pop singers and the slow death of intimacy in the internet age. This is… supposed to be summer, right? Download this in audio form (MP3: 9:34 minutes, 13.2 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters […]

Cavemen, Mobsters and Nazi Zombies  (photo)

Cavemen, Mobsters and Nazi Zombies

This week in theaters sees more history coming to life while the oceans around us die. Woody Allen fans can start counting backwards from 364 again, while Sandra Bullock makes Ryan Reynolds suffer, which, after “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” has got to be a cause worth supporting. Download this in audio form (MP3: 8:51 minutes, 12.2 […]

What’s Old is New Again (photo)

What’s Old is New Again

This week sees a couple of golden oldies trotted out alongside the customary summertime family fun, docs on science both good and bad, and another lesson from the Tony Scott school of flash-bang filmmaking. Download this in audio form (MP3: 9:09 minutes, 12.6 MB) Subscribe to the In Theaters podcast: [XML] [iTunes] “Betty Blue: The […]