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Mad About Movies

Kent Garrison, Richard Bardon, Brian Gill
586 episodes
A producer, a film critic, and a humorist meet weekly to make sense of the world of cinema as we know it today. From the biggest blockbusters, to the most dumbfounding flops, the streaming wars and more, Mad About Movies keeps your movie itch scratched without taking this whole thing too seriously. They’re just movies, y’all. Remember to follow @MadAboutMovies Want more MAM? Become a VIP and get tons more Mad About Movies @

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The Mitchells vs. The Machines

We've got another "Netflix Original" to discuss this week, except this one comes to us via the "left behind in 2020" pile. Surely "The Mitchells vs. The Machines" is a mess if it was released this way, right? Kent and Brian talk all things animation, Lord & Miller and more for this week's Movie of …

Nobody (2021)

Bob Odenkirk's rise on TV has been something to behold. But can he make the transition to the big screen? We've got an "action packed" episode this week as we dive into his leading-man action hero debut "Nobody." And no we will not stop with these cheesy descriptions.

Mortal Kombat (2021)

We're back to talking about movies from the year we're in!! Straight from the "prime for reboot" category comes the remake/reboot of Mortal Kombat. Do we like it more than the original? Where does the franchise go from here? And who's gonna play Johnny Cage?? Get all of our bonus episodes, Disco…
1h 1min

Rants & Raves: 2021 Oscars

We can FINALLY wave goodbye to the year that was 2020 with the 93rd Annual Academy Award finally taking place. What was the deal with this year's host-less ceremony, and who were the big shockers? We're bringing you our annual Oscars Postgame Show, a tradition unlike any other. Sorry in advance. …

Promising Young Woman

As we approach the Oscars this coming weekend, one movie people can't seem to stop talking about is 'Promising Young Woman.' So we brought in friend of the show Megan to discuss it at-length before its big night. Get our VIP episodes, AMAs, Discord and more at

Movie News Roundup: Space Jam 2, Knives Out sequels, Gundam live-action & more

It's time to round up some movie news topics and discuss them at length for our News Roundup edition of MAM. This week, we dive into the trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy, the details of the Knives Out sequels coming to Netflix, the announcement of a live-action Gundam movie and more.

Godzilla vs. Kong

We’ve been waiting for the arrival of Godzilla vs. Kong for what seems like not very long. But are we able to finally sit back and put our critic glasses away and enjoy a big dumb blockbuster? And do we want any more MonsterVerse? We’ve got over an hour to talk it out on the latest MAM. This week…
1h 14min

1st Annual Oscars Re-Do: 2012/2013

We're starting an annual tradition here on MAM as we go back to the first year of the podcast and re-do the Oscars. Did the Academy get it right back then? What should the awards be now? Join us an our VIPs as we nominate and vote on a new alternate dimension version of the 2013 Oscars honoring the…
1h 22min

VIP Preview! Zack Snyder's Justice League

It's our longest episode in the history of MAM. Nearly three hours long. Batman Shane joins the show to break down the Snyder Cut scene-by-scene. What will the consensus be? Enjoy the whole conversation exclusively at - and be sure to let us know what you think in ou…

Raya and the Last Dragon

We were all supposed to experience Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon' in theaters in 2020. But now we're here, having watched it via streaming or otherwise, to review it with friend of the show Ariel Rada as we debate the future of Disney Animation and the place 'Raya' will have in the zeitgeist. …

Movie News Roundup: 2021 Oscar Nominations

The Oscars are coming late this year. But did the Academy at least get the nominees right? We're bringing you our raw thoughts on the nominees, plus some Weekly Recommends on this Movie News Roundup edition of MAM. Sign up for the VIP at

Rants & Raves: WandaVision

Marvel Studios has released their first official series via Disney+. So do we like it, or are simply indifferent? We've got over an hour of WandaVision talk for you on deck as we attempt to find out what this all means for the MCU going forward. Get in on the conversation on Discord at madaboutm…
1h 24min

American Treasure Ceremony - February 2021

Which American Treasure™ candidates could be bestowed with the coveted flag-lined denim vest this time? We're bringing forth 3 nominees for the February 2021 class of ATs. Who will make the cut? Want to nominate your own AT candidate? You can do so at

Movie News Roundup: 2021 Golden Globes & Paramount+ announcement

What were the big takeaways from this year's "remote" Golden Globes? And is Paramount+ worth a shot? We're bringing you a Movie News Roundup edition of MAM as we recap the Globes and more! Be sure to become a VIP over at

VIP Preview! The Office (Season 2)

From 'The Dundies' to 'Performance Review' to the infamous 'Booze Cruise,' season 2 is really when The Office became The Office. Join us for our season 2 discussion of our Office Retrospective as we review each and every season of the show in 2021. Hear the full episode:…

Judas and the Black Messiah

The polar vortex has passed and our power has been restored so we’re back to talking about movies and we begin where we left off with our favorite actors list, as several entries pop up in ‘Judas & the Black Messiah.’ Does this movie deserve some awards recognition this year, or is it simply more ‘…
1h 6min

Episode 700: Our Top 10 Favorite Actors!

Hard to believe we've recorded 700 episode of Mad About Movies! Thank you all for listening and for supporting along the way. To celebrate, we've got nearly 2 hours of podcast for you as we reveal our 10 favorite actors currently. Don't worry, our 10 favorite actresses will be episode 750! Becom…
1h 56min

The Little Things

Our Discord could not stop talking about 'The Little Things' which stars THREE Oscar winning actors. Does it live up to their potential, or did director John Lee Hancock get in the way? We're bringing you an impromptu review of The Little Things so if you'd like to be a part of our Discord as well …

Ask Me Anything preview - directors, disappointing adaptations & more

What directors would we want to see in a different era? Which movies that were adapted from books disappointed us the most? What would we do if we opened our own theater? Every month in the VIP we answer questions from listeners in a mega-sized AMA episode. Heres a preview of some of the crazy stuf…

Outside the Wire

Netflix has already started their year with a high budget sci-fi action movie. Are they starting on a high note or not? We're talking all things Outside the Wire on this main feed MAM! Want video versions of our pods? Subscribe at

American Treasure Ceremony - January 2021

Something we're bringing back big in 2021 is our patent-pending American Treasures! Which nominees will make the cut this week, and will anyone be walking away with a coveted denim vest? See the full list of American Treasures on our website! Want more MAM? Our VIP Club includes bonus eps, AMAs,…

Movie News Roundup: Netflix release schedule, Deadpool 3, Godzilla vs. Kong & more

Time to round up some movie news here on MAM! Netflix has released their 2021 schedule. What does it tell us about the future of the company? What will Deadpool 3 look like? We might finally have an answer, and Godzilla vs. Kong arrives sooner than expected. Make sure you become a VIP so you get…

Rants & Raves: Best & Worst of 2020

The time has come to finish up the weird year in film that was 2020. For the first hour, we're recapping our worst of the year lists, then onto the best movies of the year for the 2nd hour. Enjoy, and let's get excited for 2021 officially, y'all!
1h 45min

VIP Preview! The Office (Season 1)

We're discussing every single season of The Office in the VIP! Head over to to sign up and get them all throughout the year.


It's our last review before we reveal our lists! We're welcoming back friend of the show Ariel from Geek 101 to discuss A24's 'Minari' and putting a nice little bow on the year in movies. Don't forget, our Office retrospective has just started!

VIP Preview! Happy Gilmore (25th Anniversary)

This week's Throwback episode is Happy Gilmore! For the full episode, subscribe at


We love some American Treasure Frances McDormand around here, and we love some Chloé Zhao. What happens when their powers combine? Is it as great as we would expect it to be? We've got 2 more reviews for you before we bring you our lists. so enjoy 'Nomadland' as we wave farewell to the year in film…

2021 State of the Show Address

We've got a lot of special stuff planned for 2021 and beyond for you main feed MAM fam and especially you VIPs. Check out this episode as we announce some additions to the show + remember to sign up at


It's been nearly 10 months since they last did it, but Disney-Pixar is back to making us sob. How good is 'Soul' compared to their other films, and what should we expect next from our favorite studio? We've got over an hour of 'Soul' talk on board for this week's main feed MAM ep! Become a VIP for…
1h 7min

Wonder Woman 1984

The most anticipated movie of 2020 (that came out) is finally here! We all got to watch it in various ways over the holiday weekend. Does it live up to the hype of the original? Disappointed? Encouraged? We've got it all on deck in a massive mega-sized MAM episode as we wrap the year! Become a VIP…
1h 24min