June 2016

HAKUNA PODCASTA: A Disney Final Cut Podcast

Welcome to an extra-special, extra-long edition of the Filmthusiast Podcast!

Dave is joined by Ali Keirn and Nick Shine to discuss a grouping of movies that genuinely defined our childhoods: The Movies of the Disney Animated Renaissance.

The Little Mermaid, The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Mulan, and Tarzan.

We talk it out, break them down, and rank them. We just can’t wait for you to see who is king…
Continue reading “HAKUNA PODCASTA: A Disney Final Cut Podcast”


Filmthusiast’s Wish is Granted: Bookeem Woodbine Joins SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING


Back in February, Filmthusiast ran a casting wishlist for the new Spider-Man movie. There were some cool names on that list.

The third person on that list, after the already cast Tom Holland and Marisa Tomei, was Bookeem Woodbine. He was coming off of an incredible turn on the second season of Fargo. I suggested that he would be an incredible Kraven the Hunter.  Continue reading “Filmthusiast’s Wish is Granted: Bookeem Woodbine Joins SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING”

Dave Is Wrong About THE WALKING DEAD: A Short Podcast


Dave is wrong.

He just doesn’t know it yet.

In the 22nd podcast from Filmthusiast, Dave is joined by Laura Jewell & Mike Newquist to discuss The Walking Dead, it’s video game counterpart, and how Dave is wrong in his outright dismissal of the show.

And it’s not even 17 minutes long. So get listening! Continue reading “Dave Is Wrong About THE WALKING DEAD: A Short Podcast”



The casting for Marvel/Sony’s Spider-Man: Homecoming has clearly gone into high gear. They recently snagged Michael Keaton for the main villain and just the other day brought in Donald Glover to play an undisclosed role.

Now they have cast a Logan. Continue reading “SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Casts Logan”

DISASTCAST: The Disaster Movie Final Cut Podcast


2012Armageddon, ContagionDante’s PeakThe Day After TomorrowThe HappeningThe ImpossibleSan AndreasTitanic, and Twister. What do these movies have in common? Besides “Night Light Operator” Ron Kunecke (don’t look this up, it’s a joke)?

They are disaster movies. The lowest form of popcorn entertainment delivers the highest enjoyment factor and the most breathless thrills. These are the biggest movies you’ll ever see and they always belong smack dab in the middle of your Summer blockbuster line-up.

Dave is joined by Alex Reynolds and Nick Shine to go through their selection of disaster movies and rank them for this week’s Final Cut Podcast! Continue reading “DISASTCAST: The Disaster Movie Final Cut Podcast”

Thirty-Eight Second Preview for JASON BOURNE Reveals Story


The story for the upcoming JASON BOURNE had been kept relatively secret. From the trailers and plot descriptions all we could tell was that something brought Bourne back into the fray and whatever it was… It wasn’t good.

Thanks to a new TV spot, we now know what brings him back.

And, boy, does it piss him off. Continue reading “Thirty-Eight Second Preview for JASON BOURNE Reveals Story”

Hello, Filmthusiast: John Gleason Teske


If you listen to our podcasts, you have probably heard the voice of John Gleason Teske. He was a guest on our BourneTarantinoStar Wars, and Edgar Wright podcasts.

Seeing as how you’ve be heard quite a bit from John, we thought we thought we would get to know him a little bit and see how deep his filmthusiasm runs!
Continue reading “Hello, Filmthusiast: John Gleason Teske”

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING’s Newest Cast Member to Fit Like a Glover

Donald Glover

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the great Donald Glover will be joining the cast of Marvel Studios/Sony Picture’s SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING.

No word yet on who he is playing, but if you click on… We have some thoughts. Continue reading “SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING’s Newest Cast Member to Fit Like a Glover”

New PETE’S DRAGON Trailer Looks Enchanting


Disney has released a full theatrical trailer for their remake of 1977’s PETE’S DRAGON. The film is coming out in August and stars Bryce Dallas Howard and Robert Redford.

Click on for the trailer! Continue reading “New PETE’S DRAGON Trailer Looks Enchanting”

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