Film History Podcasts

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420 episodes - Latest episode: about 7 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 3.3K ratings
Weekly film podcast and WBEZ radio show from Chicago featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews. Hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen.
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Inside Star Wars

12 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
From the creators of Inside Psycho, Inside the Exorcist, and Inside Jaws, comes a new immersive audio biopic about the making of the original 1977 Star Wars. It was a movie made on a shoest...
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SinCast - Presented by CinemaSins

268 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 788 ratings
From the co-creators of CinemaSins: Chris Atkinson and Jeremy Scott, who provide your favorite movie and culture nitpicking, are joined by Barrett Share from Music Video Sins, and other guests to d...
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Filmspotting: Streaming Video Unit (SVU)

156 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 415 ratings
Filmspotting: SVU is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Alison Willmore and Matt Singer focusing on the world of online movies. Part of the Filmspotting family of podcasts.
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Classic Movie Musts

101 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 391 ratings
A weekly podcast featuring a different movie must every episode. We explore what makes these movies classics.
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Watch If You Dare

29 episodes - Latest episode: 24 days ago - ★★★★★ - 235 ratings
Watch If You Dare is a podcast exploring horror cinema through the eyes of a coward and the eyes of a longtime fan. Whether you’re a hardened horror expert, a casual in a love-hate relationship wit...
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Based on a True Story

150 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 217 ratings
We've all seen the movies that claim to be 'based on a true story', but have you ever wondered how historically accurate they are? That's what we'll aim to find out as we compare Hollywood with his...
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Behind The Irishman

4 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 155 ratings
Go behind the scenes of Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman with this official companion podcast from Netflix. Hosted by comedian and The Irishman co-star Sebastian Maniscalco (“Crazy Joe” Gallo), this ...
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Kill By Kill

110 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 131 ratings
In each episode, Patrick Hamilton and Gena Radcliffe unpack all the gory details of horror cinema's least discussed topic: the characters. Starting with the classic slashers, Friday the 13th and Ni...
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8 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 131 ratings
Dig into the hidden history of television with Vox's critic-at-large, Emily VanDerWerff. Each season, we explore the tragic, comedic, and occasionally world-changing stories that have marked a medi...
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Story Matters

97 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 91 ratings
A weekly podcast with creators Curt Mega, Kim Whalen and Mike Tobias, exploring the art of storytelling with retrospectives on films and stories new and old, examining their impact, their legacy an...
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Slums of Film History

74 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 83 ratings
Slums of Film History is an in-depth podcast on niche film topics that aren't normally discussed in polite company. We take turns weekly discussing a single topic from everything to bodily fluids t...
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It Happened In Hollywood

13 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 82 ratings
On this podcast, Seth Abramovitch, senior writer at The Hollywood Reporter, and Chip Pope, an Emmy-winning TV writer and comic, take you behind the scenes of the indelible pop culture moments that ...
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Micheaux Mission

228 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 80 ratings
Two Men. One Podcast. Every Black Film Ever Made. Len Webb and Vince Williams are on the MICHEAUX MISSION - to watch and review every Black feature film ever released.
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Off the Highway

42 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 76 ratings
Off the Highway is a podcast that is recorded literally, right on top of a highway. Despite this, and the many vehicular puns within the show, it's not about traffic safety it's about movies and po...
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Casual Cinecast: Blockbuster Movies to Criterion & Classic Film

113 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 70 ratings
Casual Cinecast is a weekly film and TV podcast where we discuss current movies, watch through the Criterion Collection and much more! Every review has a spoiler free section!
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Disney One-by-One

62 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
A chronological look at every Disney Animated Classic... and beyond!
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History in Technicolor

30 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 55 ratings
Wolf and David explore the history films we love or (or sometimes, films we’d loved just a little less but find interesting). Turns out we like different things…anyway, then we given them a score ...
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Hold My Popcorn

78 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 44 ratings
In depth movie review podcast that features several village idiots making fun of movies. If you want to feel drunk without taking a sip of alcohol this is the podcast for you.
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Circuit Breaker! - The Awards, Film, & TV Podcast

50 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 44 ratings
Talking Oscars, Emmys, awards, and the movies and TV shows in between
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State of the Empire: A Lucasfilm Podcast

69 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 43 ratings
A Star Wars speculation podcast, where we “Look For News in Alderaan Places!” Head to a galaxy far, far away and jump straight down the garbage chute for the latest news and rumors from the Star W...
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Total Reboot with Cameron James & Alexei Toliopoulos

136 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
A weekly film podcast where comedians Cameron James & Alexei Toliopoulos pair reboots, remakes, and rip-offs to compare and contrast them with their originals. Formerly titled "The Blank Slate Mov...
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Burst Your Bubble

77 episodes - Latest episode: 22 days ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
Burst Your Bubble is a podcast that looks at racism, sexism, homophobia, and all of the other -isms and -phobias within our society through pop culture. From music and movies to comic books and g...
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And the Runner-Up Is

90 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 41 ratings
"And the Runner-Up Is" is the movie review show that highlights the film that was the probable runner-up for Best Picture at the Oscars in any given year. Host Kevin Jacobsen and special guests bre...
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Horror Business

65 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 39 ratings
Horror Business is an ongoing conversation about Horror Films. Lifelong horror fans Justin Lore and Liam O’Donnell gather monthly to discuss and dissect horror films in  a sophisticated yet accessi...
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Rogues Gallery

13 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 39 ratings
Kristen, Mike, and Chris investigate pop-culture's most memorable villains, antiheroes, and misunderstood monsters to find out how they make being bad look so good. New episodes every other Wednesday.
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Classic Film Jerks

104 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 35 ratings
Join movie fans Michael DiGiovanni and Andrew Bloom as they set out to determine if all these so called classic films are indeed just that.
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Matinee Movies

100 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
Matinee Movies takes you on a journey through film history with those great afternoon matinee movies that kept you coming back each week. How many of us saved our pennies to see our favorite stars,...
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Full Cast And Crew

69 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
(Werner Herzog voice) FULL CAST & CREW is a podcast that awards a film the coveted honor of our going down the rabbit hole of the Full Cast & Crew section of its IMDB page, coaxing forth meaning, d...
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Scream, Queen!

10 episodes - Latest episode: 30 days ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
Scream, Queen! Is a podcast about scary movies, by people not typically depicted in scary movies. Hosts Drea Washington and Tommy Pico dish about what goes bump in the night—from a black/queer/indi...