Movie Bears Podcast

Jim, Brad & Will are almost worn out following 8 insane days of non-stop film screenings at this years's SXSW Film Festival in Austin, TX, where between them, they watched over 30 movies. On this episode, the guys talk about their SXSW experiences & highlights, including many of their personal picks for standout films to look for. We also fit in a full discussion of one of those SXSW films, director Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special', which will be opening soon. 

Intros: 0:00 - 3:27
SXSW Film Highlights: 3:28 - 44:12
Review - 'MIDNIGHT SPECIAL': 44:13 - 57:30
Spoilers - 'MIDNIGHT SPECIAL': 57:31 - 1:12:30
Plugs & Outro - 1:12:31 - 1:20:29

Listen to all of our podcast episodes on iTunes, Stitcher Radio and at our website: 

You can even watch video of our episodes on our Movie Bears Podcast Youtube channel!



Direct download: MBP_e175_-_Midnight_Special_and_SXSW_Highlights.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm MDT

This week's special episode of MBP comes to you "live" from Will's kitchen in Austin, Texas, where all 3 of us assembled in one place to record together!  We have fun reviewing the new "mystery box' movie '10 Cloverfield Lane' by director Dan Trachtenberg and also briefly talking about some of the films we've been seeing at SXSW Film Festival. 

You can listen to all of our episodes on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and at our website: You can also watch videos of our episodes on our Movie Bears Podcast youtube channel.

Intros and SXSW Films Discussion: 0:00 - 21:26
REVIEW: '10 Cloverfield Lane': 21:17 - 39:54
Plugs & Outro: 39:55 - 46:23




Direct download: MBP_e174_-_10_Cloverfield_Lane_and_SXSW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am MDT

On this week's episode, the MBP guys discuss & review 'ZOOTOPIA', the new Disney Animation Studios movie that has ALL the furries' dander up. In addition, we bust out some interesting bits of movie news that have surfaced this week.

You can listen to all of our episodes on iTunes, Stitcher Radio and on our website: 


Intros: 0:00 - 6:11
Movie News: 6:12 - 29:09
Discussion - 'ZOOTOPIA': 29:10 - 50:44
Spoilers - 'ZOOTOPIA': 50:45 - 1:00:54
Plugs & Outro: 1:00:55 - 1:08:51

Direct download: MBP_e173_-_Zootopia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:18pm MDT

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' cast member Ana-Maria Leonte ("Dasha Promenti") joins us this week to talk about her experiences on set! From working with JJ Abrams to the incredible level of secrecy around filming, Ana-Maria discusses what it was like to become a permanent part of the Star Wars legacy. Enjoy on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or on our website at

Related Links

Follow Ana-Maria Leonte on Twitter @AnamariaLeonte

Get involved with Generation Success at

Direct download: MBP_e172_-_The_Force_Awakens_Interview_with_Ana-Maria_Leonte.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05am MDT

So the 2016 Oscars show is in the books and on this episode, Will, Jim and Brad discuss the the big winners, shocking surprises, downer disappointments and all of the other silly awards show shenanigans. In addition, we bow down to the Egyptian Gods a( or, at least their special effects artists) in our review of "Gods of Egypt'. 

You can listen to all of our episodes on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and on our website, 

Intros: 0:00 - 2:50
Oscars Highlights: 2:51 - 27:47
Review - GODS OF EGYPT: 27:48 - 1:03:59
Spoilers - GODS OF EGYPT: 1:04:00 - 1:18:18
Plugs & Outro: 1:18:19 - 1:30:22

Direct download: MBP_e171_-_Oscars_Highlights_and_Gods_of_Egypt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:59pm MDT