The Escapist Movie Podcast, hosted by Jack Packard and Darren Mooney.
A time machine from the age of the Hollywood blockbuster, the George Lucas merchandising force, and the Bronze Age of comics. Todd Rogers, a chronic nostalgist, creative escapist, lunatic completest, and pop culture zealot parses memories of the past with a rotating league of guests hosts.
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack, Darren and special guest Richard Newby are discussing Black Widow.
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack and Darren discuss Censor (2021) and Amusement Park (1973).
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack, Darren and Stacy discuss In The Heights.
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack, Darren and Lee take a deep bite into Zack Snyder's 'Army of the Dead'.
The Escapist Movie Podcast returns to the main channel with a super exciting debut episode speaking with the co-writer of The Expanse, Ty Franck.
Jack and Darren discuss the recent casting news for Knives Out 2 and what they liked / disliked about the original movie.
Jack, Darren and Lee finally sit down to talk about TENET and the not-busters of 2020.
Jack and Darren discuss Citizen Kane, Paddington 2 and the weird cultural obsession with Rotten Tomatoes.
Jack, Darren and Jesse breakdown the Mortal Kombat movie to figure out if it's so bad that it's actually kinda good?By The Escapist
Jack and Darren discuss Promising Young Woman, Judas and The Black Messiah and Chaos Walking in today's episode of The Escapist Movie Podcast.By The Escapist
Jack, Darren and Liz discuss Godzilla vs. Kong in this monster of a podcast episode.By The Escapist
Jack, Darren and Stacy discuss Sound of Metal, The Oscars and more!By The Escapist
Jack, Darren and Lee breakdown and discuss Zack Snyder's Justice League.By The Escapist
Jack, Darren and special guest, Raymond Creamer from Wisecrack, discuss the Oscar nominations and their favorite movies from last year.By The Escapist
Jack and Darren discuss Coming 2 America and if it's a worthy successor to the original, along with a discussion on Raya and the Last Dragon and recapturing the classic Disney magic.By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack & Darren discuss the Spy Kids Reboot, Raya and The Last Dragon and Disney's weird decision around it's pricing model and lastly, if you're not watching The Expanse, you damn well should be.By The Escapist
Rumors are swirling that Chris Evans is looking to return as Captain America again...but should he?By The Escapist
Jack and Darren discuss the upcoming Rubik's Cube movie, Soul and the season 2 finale of The Mandalorian.By The Escapist
It's all about Wonder Woman 1984. Is it bad? Is it cheesy? Is it still pretty good? Yes!By The Escapist
Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Jack and Darren debate in this week's The Escapist Movie Podcast.By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack Packard, Darren Mooney and special guest, Elijah Beahm discuss Disney's Investor Days, R-Rated Justice League and Tom Cruise...just in general.By The Escapist
This week with Jack Packard, Darren Mooney, and special guest, Maggie Iken.Warner Brothers plans to dump all it's 2021 movies to HBO Max, then a coming-of-age teen rom-com meets a slasher in the delightful "Freaky", and lastly a family Christmas movie that features a creature is 2015s, 'Krampus'.By The Escapist
This week with Jack Packard, Darren Mooney, and special guest Matthew Razak.The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special is cute but cynically only exists for cross promotion. The Christmas Prince on the other hand is cheap and joyful and hopefully will bring about a Netflix Holiday extended Universe.By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Darren, Jack and Stacy Grouden discuss why it's so hard to make a good Predator film and other topics!By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack, Darren and special guest Maggie Iken discuss Wonder Woman 1984 heading to streaming platforms, the unnecessary Uncharted movie, the remake of The Guilty and of course, The New Mutants.By The Escapist
The Escapist Movie Podcast, this week with Jack Packard, Darren Mooney, and KC Nwosu. We talk Pixar's legacy and Toy Story's… stories, Then look at "A Quiet Place" and why it's absolutely not a franchise. Finally it's The Mandalorian, at least the first 3 episodes.By The Escapist
The Escapist Movie Podcast, this week with Jack Packard, Darren Mooney, and special guest, Stacy Grouden discusses the legacy of Sir Season Connery.By The Escapist
This week on the Escapist Movie Podcast, Darren Mooney and Jack Packard talk about directors directing movies then Star Wars and The Mandalorian.By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist movie Podcast, Darren Mooney and Jack Packard discuss a sliding scale of child appropriate topics. Disney Plus updates its content warning for its old and racist cartoons. The announcement of the new Willow series gives us an excuse to re-watch Willow. The new adaptations of The Witches fails to scare and overall falls fla…
This week we talk about Disney distracting their shareholding from all the layoffs by bolstering Disney Plus. Jamie Foxx and other Spider-Men might infect the MCU multiverse. And finally a lot of gushing over The Haunting of Bly Manor.By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast; Bob Chipman, Jack Packard, and Darren Mooney continue talking about Spooky Movies.By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Bob Chipman, Jack Packard, and Darren Mooney go down the decades for some Horror movie recommendations. 2020's "Blood Quantum" is a standard Zombie flick from a fresh perspective, "In the Mouth of Madness"(1994) is an eerie John Carpenter movie that has plenty of gooey puppets, and "House"(1985) is a rare ex…
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast: Enola Holes is as pleasant as it is predictable. A mind bending dive into the stories that WandaVision will pull from and what it means for the future of the MCU and ALL SPOILERS TALK for Antebellum.With your hosts Bob Chipman, Jack Packard, and Darren Mooney.…
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast: The Devil All the Time, Antebellum, The Mandalorian, and More schedule reshuffling.By The Escapist
This week on The Escapist Movie Podcast, Jack, Bob and Darren discuss Mulan, the new Dune trailer, and the Academy Awards.By The Escapist
Jack, Bob and Darren talk about the life and legacy of Chadwick Boseman and a host of other movie topics.By The Escapist
The Escapist is excited to share a brand new podcast featuring Jack Packard, Bob Chipman and Darren Mooney as they get together each week to discuss the latest in movies and television.By The Escapist
Shawn Robare of Branded in the 80s and the Cult Film Club podcast joins me to discuss a topic inspired by Shawn's own Awesome 80s Bedrooms series, the inner sanctum of our childhood bedrooms. For some kids, the bedroom is the one place in the house that we have any control over. Shawn and I reminisce about the different bedrooms we occupied in our …
Tyler Ham returns to discuss growing up during the Reagan Era Cold War, and how it affected us as children. Tyler categorizes classic atomic age sci-fi movies, offering historical perspective from the earlier days of the Cold War. Russian kids weren't so different from us. Here are two enjoying american pop music cassettes courtesy of Tyler's mom. …
I'm joined by Jen Stephens to discuss moments in our lives that changed us fundamentally and briefly ponder alternate paths. We question the need for human friends when you've got R.O.B. the Robotic Operating Buddy, and wonder if ghosts enjoy R.O.B. as much as living people do. Different circumstances turned us into weird indoor kids. We examine be…
On this eggnog-flavored episode, I'm joined by one of my favorite artists, the brilliant and prolific Alex Pardee. We share some of our favorite Christmas memories, including Santa's toy counterfeiting ring, sweaty Christmas carolers, boys wanting girl toys, dolls made out of produce, facial road rash, tall Tiny Tims and the death of Santa. If you …
My long-time friend, Abby and I compare notes on finding our local punk rock scene. We discuss the appeal of fast and loud music, the sense of belonging it afforded us, the and the values we came away with that make us the people we are today. Bonus: Abby delivers the first f-bomb, which in itself is pretty punk rock. Just ask Tipper Gore. Visuals …
For as long as I've known him, conversations with Mike Cooper usually devolve into talks about vintage Star Wars figures. In this episode, we commit one such conversation to podcast and also discuss our glue-happy fathers and their involvement in our star wars collecting. Visuals Mike's Puke-Custed, Party-Fest, Sewer Luke Skywalker™ and rare Cloth …
In childhood development, transitional objects provide comfort in difficult or unique situations. We're joined by Stacey Rader, of Adventures of a Geeky Vixen, to discuss some of the toys that helped us through some tricky times growing up and into adulthood. We laugh, we cry (almost), and get a little gross. VisualsTurns out that Strawberry Shortc…
More Halloweenery! We're joined by Joey Gallimore, aka Dr. Jose, of cameraviscera.com, to dig up our childhood memories of being afraid of the dark. We talk about things that scared us on television and in the movies, and examine how those fears mutated into a want to make scares of our own and a love for the horror genre We attempt to process the …
On the inaugural episode, we are joined by artist, toy maker, blogger, and fellow nostalgist Tyler Ham to discuss some of our favorite Halloween memories. We talk Halloween television, share some of our favorite Halloween decorations, feel a little bad for actor Michael Berryman, remember cheap boxed Halloween costumes, get wistful about Halloween …