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  • The Next Best Picture Podcast: Episode 329 – Oscar Nomination Fallout, Andrea Riseborough & The “Emily” Trailer

    The Next Best Picture Podcast: Episode 329 – Oscar Nomination Fallout, Andrea Riseborough & The “Emily” Trailer

    For Episode 329, I am joined by Josh Parham, Giovanni Lago, Cody Dericks & Isaiah Washington. Today, we’re discussing the fallout of the 2023 Oscar nominations, including the Academy’s investigation into Andrea Riseborough’s Best Actress nomination. We also go over the WGA Nominations, go over the polls, share our reactions to the trailer for “Emily,” answer your fan-submitted questions, and more! […]


  • The 2022 AARP Movies For Grownups Winners

    The 2022 AARP Movies For Grownups Winners

    The AARP have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2022. Here are this year’s winners… Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups Elvis Everything Everywhere All at Once The Fabelmans Tár Top Gun: Maverick The Woman King Women Talking Best Actress Cate Blanchett (Tár) Viola Davis (The Woman King) Lesley Manville (Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris) […]


  • The Next Best Picture Podcast – Recap Of The 2023 Sundance Film Festival

    The Next Best Picture Podcast – Recap Of The 2023 Sundance Film Festival

    It’s that time of the year! It’s our annual Sundance Film Festival recap podcast. For the 2023 festival, we gathered a group of people from inside and outside NBP who were in-person at the festival and covered it online. Joining me for this packed episode I have Amy Smith, Cody Dericks, Ema Sasic, Lauren Cohen, Sara Clements, Zoe Rose Bryant, and […]


  • “LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING”

    “LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING”

    THE STORY – This celebration of Little Richard reveals the Black queer origins of rock ‘n’ roll, finally exploding the whitewashed canon of American pop music. Through archival and performance footage, the revolutionary icon’s life unspools with all of its switchbacks and contradictions. THE CAST – Little Richard, Tom Jones, Mick Jagger & Paul McCartney THE […]


  • “EILEEN”

    “EILEEN”

    THE STORY – Based on the book of the same name by literary powerhouse Ottessa Moshfegh, Eileen follows a peculiar young woman whose dreary life stretches on toward unending misery. In frigid 1960s Boston, Eileen (Thomasin McKenzie) shuffles between her father’s dingy, emotionally haunted home and the prison where she works alongside colleagues who have ostracized […]


  • “THEATER CAMP”

    “THEATER CAMP”

    THE STORY – As summer rolls around again, kids are gathering from all over to attend AdirondACTS, a scrappy theater camp in upstate New York that’s a haven for budding performers. After its indomitable founder Joan (Amy Sedaris) falls into a coma, her clueless “crypto-bro” son Troy (Jimmy Tatro) is tasked with keeping the thespian paradise […]


  • The 2023 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

    The 2023 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

    After two years of fully virtual online festival experiences, the Sundance Film Festival returned in-person (still with an online component for those who needed/wanted to stay home). The film festival provided many the opportunity to discover new filmmakers, performers, and films from well-established artists worldwide. Once again, the quality of filmmaking was abundantly present, which […]


  • The Next Best Picture Podcast – Interview With “Close” Director/Writer, Lukas Dhont

    The Next Best Picture Podcast – Interview With “Close” Director/Writer, Lukas Dhont

    Lukas Dhont’s second feature film, “Close,” had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won Grand Prix. It then went on to play at various film festivals afterward and is now playing in theaters from A24 this weekend following its Oscar nomination for Best International Feature Film earlier this week. Director/Writer Lukas […]