The [Insert Movie Reference Here!] Podcast
In this weekly podcast, Sinister Dream's Nick Kizina discusses and harpoons movies and the entertainment world with his best friend Joe Conniff over the wondrous invention of "The Internet."
THIS PODCAST CONTAINS HARSH LANGUAGE AND MATURE THEMES, LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.
This week the boys discuss the teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi!
This week the boys discuss the trailers for Thor Ragnarok and Spider-man Homecoming.
This week the boys talk about the new Justice League trailer and Nick gives his thoughts on the live action Beauty and the Beast movie. WARNING: SPOILERS!
This week the boys talk about Jordan Peele's directorial debut, Get Out!
This week the boys discuss the trailer for Edgar Wright's new upcoming film: Baby Driver, and do a franchise spotlight on his Cornetto Trilogy!
This week Joe gives his thoughts on La La Land!
This week the boys discuss the madness that was the 89th Oscars!
This week Nick gives his thoughts on The Lego Batman Movie!
This week the boys discuss Kevin Smith's View Askewuniverse films!
This week the boys soldier on through - since Joe's under the weather - to talk about some DCEU news about Ben Afflleck stepping down as The Batman director, and the greater issues with the DCEU.
This week the boys discuss the Lord of the Rings franchise!
This week the boys discuss some of the 2017 Oscars nods, the new Power Rangers trailer, and the newly announced subtitle of Episode VIII!
This week the boys discuss some follow-up news from last week's episode, Joe gives his thoughts on Arrival, and they discuss the Toy Story franchise.
This week the boys talk about the possibility of Deadpool getting a Best Picture nod, and what they think Lucasfilm film should do about Leia in Episode IX.
This week the boys go over the movies they are looking most forward to in 2017!
This week the boys remembered Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reyonds. Joe also gives his thoughts of Rogue One upon a second viewing.
This week the boys discuss Rogue One: a Star Wars Story!
WARNING SPOILERS ALL OVER THIS EPISODE!
This week the boys discuss Kathleen Kennedy being misquoted about her commitment to hiring women behind the scenes, and the announcement of DC Films making a Gotham City Sirens film directed by David Ayer.
This week the boys talk theories pertaining to Rogue One and Force Awakens.
This week, now that Nick's seen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the boys have a spoiler-filled in-depth discussion about the movie.
This week the boys discuss Harry Potter, and Joe gives his non-spoiler review of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
This week the boys follow up on Deadpool 2 news, discuss the Beauty and the Beast live action trailer, the news that Max Landis will be remaking his father's movie, An American Werewolf in London, and Nick follows up on rewatching Matrix Revolutions!
This week the boys discuss the use of film in propaganda, and the effects of the Hollywood Red Scare.
This week the boys discuss the Matrix franchise!
This week the boys discuss the movie news of Donald Glover cast in the Han Solo film, Tim Miller leaves Deadpool 2, and Disney appoints Guy Ritchie to direct the live action Aladdin film.
This week the boys talk about the third Rogue One trailer, the Guardians of the Galaxy teaser, the possibility of Disney buying Netflix, and what it would mean for the industry.
This week the boys finish up their discussion on Batman in cinema with discussing Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and the Nolan Batman movies.
This week the boys discuss DCEU news and the Tim Burton era of Batman films.
This week the boys discuss the pros and cons of going to film school.
This week the boys discuss the Indiana Jones adventure series!
This week the boys discuss the evolution of horror!
This week, the boys honor the late great Gene Wilder and Joe gives his thoughts on Mike Birbiglia's new film: Don't Think Twice.
The boys couldn't get together so we give you a back-up episode recorded back in July 2016. Nick, Joe, and Geener sit dow and talk about their (non-rushed) thoughts on Star Wars: Episode I!
This week Joe gives his thoughts on Suicide Squad!
This week the boys do a genre spotlight on action movies!
This week the boys discuss the dark side of fan service, and Nick gives his review of Suicide Squad.
This week the boys discuss the evolution of the ever present shadow of the Hollywood: film criticism.
This week the boys discuss all of the news out from Comic-Con 2016, and Nick gives Joe his thoughts on the new Ghostbusters movie!
This week the boys discuss the future of the merger of TV and Movies.
This week the boys are joined, again, by Eugene in Pittsburgh, while they discuss Disney the Man and the Company.
This week the boys do a genre highlight on the incredibly influential, and under appreciated, genre of Film Noir.
This week the boys discuss the historic - potentially industry changing - returns on Duncan Jones's Warcraft movie, and the turbulent history of video game movies.
This week the boys do a director spotlight on the legendary writer/director/actor, Mel Brooks.
This week the boys discuss the career of filmmaker and fellow podcaster Kevin Smith.
This week Joe give Nick his thoughts on X-Men: Apocalypse, and the pair discusses some interesting DC Films news.
This week Nick and Joe weren't able to get together, so instead we provide you with Episode 404 of the 9th Story Podcast which Nick was a guest on!
If you like what you hear, check out all the episodes at 9thstory.com!
This week Joe gives Nick his thoughts on Civil War, the pair also discusses the casting of young Han Solo, and Nick tells Joe really how shitty Fantastic Four was.
This week Nick gives Joe his thoughts on Captain America: Civil War.
This week the boys discuss all the movies coming out this summer movie season, and ponder if this is the end of the traditional summer movie season.
This week the boys remember media legend and icon Prince.
This week the boys briefly discuss the Doctor Strange trailer, and Joe gives his thoughts on Batman v. Superman!
This week the boys talk about the Suicide Squad and Rogue One trailers, and what it means to be a fan.
This week the boys discuss the history and evolution of the genre of Sci-Fi!
This week Nick shares his thoughts with Joe on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
WARNING! MAJOR SPOILERS ALL OVER THIS EPISODE! REPEAT, SPOILERS!
This week the boys finally talk about mockumentaries as well as the career of director Christopher Guest.
This week the boys discuss their disappointment to the new Ghostbusters trailer, and how much they enjoyed the Civil War trailer.
This week Nick welcomes back Julianna, and welcome from the Sinister DreamCast Network podcast, That's the Spirt, Leah Rae! Nick interviews Leah on what's it's like to be prequel generation Star Wars fan. Meanwhile Joe and Geener talk post Oscars.
This week the boys welcome Julianna and Eugene back to the podcast in their respective cities. The group discusses who they have for the 2016 Oscars.
This week the boys discuss new Star Wars news, the very recent development of Hollywood Green-lighting all the R rated comic book movie, and Nick gives his review of Deadpool!
This week the boys discuss censorship in American Cinema, starting with the Hays Code and continuing into modern times with the misused MPAA rating system.
This week the boys talk about the power and rise of documentaries.
This week the boys celebrate episode 100 with talking about Cult Films!
This week Nick and Joe remember Alan Rickman, talk about the Oscars, and the Harry Potter franchise.
This week the boys discuss how much they don't care about the Golden Globes, Episode VII breaking even more records, how no one has any idea what the new Ghostbusters movie's tone's going to be, and paying tribute to the late great David Bowie.
Sinister DreamCast Network Cross Over! This week the boys couldn't get together so Nick brings on Network-mate Justin Pappalardo as they mash the podcasts together to create one beautiful union of an episode!
This week the boys attempt to catch up on all the movie news they passed over while waiting for Star Wars, and discuss the genre of Christmas movies.
The Road has come to an end, dear listeners! The boys give their in-depth review of the latest installment of the Star Wars saga, Episode VII, The Force Awakens!
SPOILERS, SPOILERS, SPOILERS, SPOILERS ALL OVER THIS EPISODE! LISTEN AT YOUR OWN RISK, YE BE WARNED!
The Road to Star Wars is right on the city limits of Episode VII! The boys discuss a personal favorite of both of them, Episode VI, Return of the Jedi, and get excited for The Force Awakens!
The end is in sight! The Road to Star Wars continues as the boys gush about their collective favorite Star Wars movie, Episode V, The Empire Strikes Back!
The march on the Road to Star Wars continues as the boys talk about the movie that started it all, Episode IV, A New Hope! Nick and Joe discuss the perfection of the movie and how it is not only important to Star Wars fans but world cinema in general.
The Road to Star Wars continues! Joe wasn't able to record this week, so Nick welcomes back Star Wars Rebels super fan Julianna Hawke! The duo talks about Star Wars Rebels and the significance of the show to the other canon!
This week the boys continue on their Road to Star Wars, finishing up the prequel trilogy by diving into Revenge of the Sith!
This week the boys continue with their Road to Star Wars by talking about the Clone Wars movie and TV Shows!
This week the boys continue their march to Episode VII as they struggle (in vain it seems) to understand Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
This week the boys continue their march to the premiere of Episode VII by discussing the faults of and how to fix Episode I.
This week the boys talk about the final Episode VII trailer, present some theories on what they think will happen in the movie, condemn the #BoycottStarWarsVII morons, and lay out the plan for the next several weeks of the podcast.
This week the boys catch up on some movie news and explore the films of David Fincher.
This week the boys explore, in depth, the concept of the Joseph Campbell's "Hero's Journey" in story structure.
This week the boys talk about chick flicks/romantic comedies, and the state of gender equality in Hollywood.
This week the boys spotlight another one of their favorite directors, Martin Scorsese!
This week the boys discuss recent Star Wars news and dive deep into a discussion of the great director Edgar Wright.
This week the boys explore the time, in cinema history, when superheroes were not all the rage.
This week the boys discuss the genre of fantasy.
This week the boys recap the D23 Star Wars news and discuss the genre of Spy Films!
This week the boys discuss the disastrous box office returns of Josh Trank's Fantastic Four remake, and Nick gives his thoughts on Ant-Man!
The boys couldn't get together this week so we give you an epiosde of Sinister DreamCast: Nick is joined by Julianna, Melissa, and Megan this week. The group discusses film preservation, the importance of cinema on American culture, and the evils of "Nice Guys."
This week the boys take a trip down memory lane, discussing the evolution of their individual filmmaking styles and the influences that got them there.
This week the boys discuss the popular directors that everyone assumes they just gotta love. (Spoiler: That's not always true.)
This week the boys discuss all the wonderful, and not so wonderful, things that came out at Comic Con 2015.
This week the boys carry over the conversation from last week and continue to geek out over the greatest modern storytellers, PIXAR Animation Studios.
This week Nick gives Joe his thoughts on PIXAR's newest film, Inside Out, plus the boys talk about their love for all things PIXAR!
This week Joe updates Nick on his thoughts of Jurassic World, and the boys cover the impact of Blockbusters on Cinema History.
This week Nick fills Joe in on his thoughts of Jurassic World.
WARNING: SPOILERS ALL OVER THIS EPISODE!
This week the boys talk about the highs and lows of the Jurassic Park franchise.
The boys are back together! This week they discuss the pros and cons of the 1990s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle franchise!
This week Nick welcomes back Julianna to the podcast as they discuss her unique cinema experience.
Part 2: Joe welcomes Geener back to the podcast as they talk about the art of animation!
This week Nick welcomes Megan back to the podcast, as they discuss the importance of film in our culture.
This week the boys discuss some rather interesting DC movie news and explore the decade defining movies and trends from the '80s, '90s, and '00s!
This week the boys are in the same room! In addition, they welcome back Eugene to the podcast as he and Nick fill Joe in on their thoughts of Avengers: Age of Ultron.
This week the boys discuss Jared Leto's Joker, gush about the trailer for The Force Awakens, and discuss the trailers for Batman v. Superman, Jurassic World, and the Fantastic Four.
Due to technical issues this week's episode was deemed unlistenable, but fear not! Instead the boys have provided you, dear listeners, with a crossover episode of Sinister DreamCast analyzing Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. the World!
This week the boys talk about the Cabin in the Wood lawsuit, Ant-Man trailer, and Nick talks about his intense disappointment with America: Imagine the World without Her.
This week the boys get into a discussion about the future of the entertainment industry.
This week the boys talk about Max Landis's Ghostbusters III treatment, Universal Monster 'Verse, and Mallrats 2!
This week the boys speak in depth about their top 5 favorite films!
This week the boys talk about the new Ghostbusters, Star Wars, and DCCU news, all while fighting with their internet connections.
This week the boys explore why Star Wars Episodes 1-3 just don't work.
The boys are back together this week as they pay their respects to the late great Leonard Nimoy, talk about how Michelle Rodriguez says stupid shit, and review the results of the 2015 Oscars.
This week the boys welcome guests in their respective cities and talk about net neutrality and the Oscars.
This week the boys celebrate one year of doing the podcast by talking about Spidey returning to Marvel and following up on the fuckery of 50 Shades of Grey, and Joe gives his thoughts on Inherent Vice.
This week the boys talk about the new SpongeBob Movie, Jupiter Ascending, and the Hollywood fuckery of the 50 Shades of Grey movie.
This week the boys talk about the Super Bowl trailers, how Nick finally saw the Interview, and trained raptors!
The boys are back together and go into detail over the 2015 Oscar nods!
Part 2 of our saga, where Joe and Geener go over the 2015 Oscar nominations.
This week Nick welcomes Megan and Julianna to the podcast. The trio talks about the Oscars and movies that are unnecessarily split into two installments.
This week the boys talk about the Golden Globes, struggle to understand the criteria for Best Foreign Language Film, and Batman v. Superman maybe coming out sooner than we think.
This week the boys have a new format, and a new attitude! They talk about the upcoming Gambit movie, the Ant-Man trailer, and Joe talks about some of his on-set experiences!
The boys give their review of 2014! They also give their favorite and least favorite movies of 2014!
Merry Christmas! This week the boys continue to talk about the Sony hack and review the National Film Registry's Class of 2015!
This week the boys talk about the Sony email hack, Star Wars announcing character names, and James Gunn drops some confusing news about the MCU.
This week the boys talk casting news! Suicide Squad, Deadpool, Doctor Strange, and James Bond: SPECTRE! On top of all the casting news the boys talk about the evils of leaked Star Wars plot news and how the people who do so are going to a very special place in Hell.
This week the boys talk about the new Jurassic World trailer, the Force Awakens trailer; Joe gives his review of Interstellar, and both Nick and Joe give their reviews of Mockingjay, Part 1.
This week the boys explore the topic of the last month or so, the revolution in entertainment. With the line between TV and movies blurring, and internet changing everything, what is the future?!
The boys are back together! This week they talk about the Episode VII title, PIXAR making Toy Story 4, and Joe gives his review of Birdman!
This week the boys once again bring guests on in their respective cites! In Pittsburgh, Nick welcomes from Sinister DreamCast and co-host of Scenario Store News, Julianna, and Sinister DreamCast regular Megan! While in LA, Joe gets his brother and artist of the Compendium of Chaos, Eugene, to come on. The group talks DC Cinematic Universe, and Sony has no idea what they're doing.
This week, Nick welcomes Sinister Dreamers Julianna and Justin in lieu of not getting together with Joe. They talk bout Star Wars news and the new Markie Mark and Will Ferrell movie, and Nick interviews the pair on their thoughts on the movie industry.
This week the boys follow up on The Great Comic Book Movie Wars as Marvel performs a mic drop, releasing Phase 3 schedule of the MCU. Joe gives his review of Whiplash, and the last October Horror movie recommendation!
This week the boys talk Star Wars, and go into great detail about the newly released DC Comics Cinematic Universe schedule. They also continue with their October horror movie recommendations!
This week, the boys talk the new Labyrinth movie, Star Wars, the second October horror movie recommendation, and Joe gives his review of Fincher's Gone Girl.
This week, the boys attempt to talk about PIXAR's newest film, DC Cinematic Universe news, and special for October horror movies you should check out!
This week the boys discuss the Disney Frozen law suit, a new Bill and Ted movie, and more!
This week, the boys discuss the Deadpool movie announcement, Star Wars leaks, and Nick gives his review of Kevin Smith's newest movie, Tusk.
This week the boys bring guests on in their respective cites! In Pittsburgh, Nick welcomes from Sinister DreamCast and co-host of Scenario Store News, Julianna, and Sinister DreamCast regular Megan! While in LA, Joe gets his brother and artist of the Compendium of Chaos, Eugene, to come on. The group talks Marvel, Tusk, and gives lots of movie recommendations!
The boys talk about one of the greatest comedy film franchises of all time, Ghostbusters!
This week the boys talk Warner Brothers buys some domain names, Doctor Strange news, and how the new Ninja Turtles movie is just not worth it.
The boys get in a quickie this week and talk about Marvel announcements BladeRunner and Prometheus sequels, and give some very safe vault recommendations.
This week the boys remember the great Robin Williams.
After a week off because Nick doesn't know how to use technology, the boys are back! Joe and Nick talk about the saving of Kodak, Warner Bros. ambitious DCCU schedule, and their thoughts on Guardians of the Galaxy.
Joe and Nick review all the news coming out at Comic-Con with live updates from Julianna.
The boys are back! Sadly there isn't much going on in the movies for them to talk about. In the mean time the Nick and Joe do manage to find things to talk about and introduce a new segment.
Crossover with Sinister DreamCast! It's a pop analysis episode! This month is the sci-fi classic Back to the Future! Nick, Julianna, Adam, and Justin discuss the themes of the movie, and reveal fun behind the scenes trivia! Great Scott! You don't want to miss this episode!
It's a special episode! Wherein the boys discuss the recent phenomena of reboots, the difference between them and remakes, and where they believe this trend is taking Hollywood.
This week, the boys talk about Kim Jong-Un's need to learn how to take a joke, wonder if Disney's beginning to fear the wrath of the fanboys, and review July's movie offerings.
No Joe this week, so we're going to to give you a special treat: the Sinister Dream Productions crew performs Act I of Ian Doescher's version of Star Wars!
This week, the boys talk about the casting of Aquaman, the next X-Men movie, Episode VII plot rumors, and Nick's review of The Fault in Our Stars.
This week the boys give their thoughts on June's movie offerings, Disney and Sony playing nice, and Maleficent.
Crossover episode with our flagship podcast, Sinister DreamCast!
Nick and Julianna are joined by special guests, Nick's co-host from The [Insert Movie Reference Here] Podcast, Joe Conniff, and returning for his second time on the podcast, Eugene Conniff! The group talks about everyone's favorite topic, Star Wars, as well as the DC cinematic universe.
This week, the boys are recording live together in Pittsburgh, with special guest Eugene Conniff! The trio speaks on Edgar Wright leaving Ant-Man, David S. Goyer's comments about She-Hulk, Joe's take on Godzilla, and everyone's opinions of X-Men: Days of Future Past. WARNING: SPOILERS!
The boys struggle to get through this week's episode. They talk about actors using their mojo to get projects made, and Joe gives his review of Neighbors with lots of digressive ranting.
The boys catch up with Nick's two cents on The Amazing Spider-man 2, Channing Tatum is Gambit, Power Rangers are getting a new movie, and Wedge Antilles is refusing to join the cast of Episode VII.
This week, the boys talk about the new Gotham trailer and introduce a new segment for the summer movie season, and Joe gives his very frustrated review of The Amazing Spider-man 2.
The boys get excited and emotional about the Star War Episode VII casting and expanded universe news. After they finish their pining, they turn their attention to how Warner Bros. just keeps fucking things up.
In this special episode of The [Insert Movie Reference Here] Podcast, Nick and Joe speak in-depth about the major issues of Batman's character psychology in Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.
This week, Nick and Joe discuss David Fincher's issues with Sony in making the Steve Jobs movie, that Channing Tatum might be playing Gambit, and Joe's review of Divergent.
SPOILER ALERT! REPEAT, SPOILER ALERT!
Joe and Nick talk Star Wars, DC Cinematic Universe, Joe's encounter with Shia Labeouf, and the boys dive deep in Captain America: The Winter Solider.
This week's episode is a take two, as Nick's computer played an April Fool's joke on them. On take two Joe and Nick talk about the Ninja trailer, the Incredibles sequel (or prequel), David S. Goyer wanting to take a shot of the Green Lantern franchise, and The Wachowskis' newest bit of Cinematic Medicine coming to the screen.
This week the boys talk more Star Wars news, Avatar 2, Jurassic World, the coming storm of Chris Pratt's career, how much they need a song for the Hollywood news, and Nick's review of The Raven.
This week, Joe and Nick discuss possible Ghostbusters 3 news, Space Jam's getting a sequel, how fucked up the current trend of serious videos about fake products is, their thoughts about the Oscars this year, and how screaming=Oscar gold.
This week on the podcast, the boys pay tribute to the late great Harold Ramis, talk about fan headcanon, and Nick sees red when he gives his review of Kevin Smith's Red State.
This week, Nick and Joe discuss how much Christians are going to hate Darren Aronofsky's Noah, how amazing the new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer looks, the relief felt for models being built for Episode VII, and they both gush how much they loved The LEGO Movie!
This week, Nick and Joe try to discuss Michael Bay's upcoming re-boot Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, as well as Joe's review of The Wolf of Wall Street.
Welcome to the first episode of The [Insert Movie Reference Here] Podcast! Keep your expectations low and your wit high, as Nick and Joe, talk about Phillip Seymour Hoffman's passing, the casting of Lex Luthor, and give their personal thoughts on Saving Mr. Banks, Her, and American Hustle.