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Outside the Envelope – World War Z



On the newest episode of Outside the Envelope, Brian and Rick take a bite out of World War Z, which was predicted to be the worst film of June.

Also discussed, Lost, The Newsroom, Spring Breakers, and Under the Dome.


Outside the Envelope – Man of Steel



On this episode of Outside the Envelope, Brian and Rick are joined by Joanna Chlebus from Filmoria and Reel Feminist to talk about the predicted best film of June, Man of Steel.

Also discussed: The West Wing, Lost, and Luck.


Outside the Envelope – Before Midnight

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On the newest episode of Outside the Envelope, Brian and Rick discuss the third film in the beloved ‘Before’ series of films, Before Midnight.

Also discussed: Lost, and Parks and Recreation


Outside the Envelope – After Earth


after-earth-movie-2013On this episode of Outside the Envelope, Dan, Rick, and Brian talk about the newest M. Night Shyamalan film (and listener voted possible Worst of the Month) After Earth. Also discussed: The Sorcerer and the White Snake, Man of Steel, and Road to Perdition. 



Outside the Envelope – Beautiful Creatures


Welcome to the latest update of Outside the Envelope, now with a new co-host and a sheen of new content to enhance your listening experience. Dan Gvozden of Grind My Reels takes a permanent seat next to Rick and Brian to talk about Beautiful Creatures, the young adult supernatural romance that maybe – just maybe – won a few Outside the Envelope hearts.

Also discussed: The Walking Dead, The Americans, Flowers of War, and The Impostor.


Outside the Envelope – Looper


Now it is time for the predicted best film of September – Looper, by Rian Johnson. Rick and I are joined by Joanna Chlebus from Reel Feminist and Filmoria to talk about this mind-bending sci-fi thriller from the mind being Brick and Brothers Bloom.

Also discussed: Being Human, Tyrannosaur, and How I Met Your Mother.

0:00 – 9:31: Introductions and recently watched.

9:31 – 16:02: Looper Review

16:02 – 1:09:59: Spoilers and Closing Remarks

Outside the Envelope – The Dark Knight Rises


 It’s a bit late in coming, but it is worth the wait! Kai from Man, I Love Films and Sam Fragoso from Duke and the Movies join Brian to talk about the final film in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy: The Dark Knight Rises.

Also discussed, The League, Stalag 17, and Batman Begins, as well as the hilarious movie podcast How Did This Get Made?

Outside the Envelope – Batman Begins

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Welcome to a special episode of Outside the Envelope. This episode marks the beginning of a cross-pollination between OtE and two fantastic podcasts, The (Title Pending) Movie Podcast and The Matineecast. We’ll be going through the entirety of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy one podcast at a time, beginning with Batman Begins right here on OtE.

In addition to reviewing that film, guests Daniel Fogarty and Ryan McNeil join Brian in talking about the BBC series Sherlock, the FX series Louie, and The Debt.

00:00 – 12:24: Introductions and Literal Last Watches

12:24 – 31:08: Review of Batman Begins

31:08 – 67:36 – Spoilers for Batman Begins and Closing Remarks

Outside the Envelope – Prometheus


On this episode of Outside the Envelope, returning guests Rick Sandlas from DearFilm and Dan Fogarty from Fogs’ Movie Reviews drop into orbit to talk about Ridley Scott’s sci-fi yarn Prometheus. 

Also discussed: Alien 3, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Box of Moon Light, and Psych.

00:00 – 13:11 — Introductions and Literal Last Watches

13:11 – 31:09 — Prometheus Spoiler Free Review

31:09 – 01:00:37 — Prometheus Spoiler Discussion and Goodbyes

Show notes:

Brian’s Prometheus Review

Rick’s Prometheus Review

Fogs’ Prometheus Review

Scott’s Mendelson’s piece on Prometheus and Big Idea movies: Bad films have good ideas too. Or why Prometheus shouldn’t get a token pass for its ‘big ideas’.