The creators of The Music Snobs present SNOBS ON FILM, the podcast where movies and television are discussed and reviewed with care—and debated without caution. Get ready for a non-Hollywood ending.
February 27th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 6 mins
diversity, film, hollywood, marvel
Black actors are blowin’ up, right? It’s the golden age of black movie stars, right? Or are we about to witness yet another example of the Denzel Effect? Join us for the latest episode of the Snobs On Film podcast as we invite actor Omar Dorsey to help us answer an intriguing question: Why can there be only one black megastar in Hollywood at a time?
January 23rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 55 mins 44 secs
exorcist, halloween, hannibal, horror, jaws
It’s here: Episode 1 of SOF’s brand new seasonal format! The Snobs go straight for the jugular by examining the resurgence of horror films based on the work of Stephen King—and the strong box-office performance of recent horror movies in general. Has this scare-aissance brought the genre back to prominence? Or is the terror temporary? Next, the crew delivers a thrillingly evil and truly hilarious roundtable when they ask: who's the GOAT horror villain?
November 27th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
bond, bourne, espionage, le carré, smiley, spy
Has the spy genre gone stale? SOF takes a look at the past and present of the classic spy thriller and wonders about its future. From Bond to Bourne, and from Smiley to Red Sparrow, the crew debates the finer points of cinematic espionage and tries to determine if our favorite spies are headed toward a requiem or a renaissance.
September 24th, 2018 | 38 mins 24 secs
The conviction of Bill Cosby delivered a final blow to the status the legendary comic and actor owned in pop culture, specifically black pop culture. As the media sifts through the ashes of his implosion, SOF asks: what the hell do we do with Bill Cosby?
April 30th, 2018 | 52 mins 16 secs
avengers, black panther, guardians, hulk, marvel, mcu, thor
Ten years, six Infinity Stones, and one weekend box office total that brought in so much cash Thanos can probably afford to get his chin fixed. Was Avengers: Infinity War everything we thought it would be, or more than we bargained for?
March 8th, 2018 | 55 mins 34 secs
arnold schwarzenegger, james cameron, lena headey, linda hamilton, michael biehn, terminator
Ever wanted to get your hands on a TV or movie franchise and do things your way? So have we. First up on SOF Takeover? The Terminator franchise.
February 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
isiah washington, larenz tate, lisa nicole carson, love, nia long, relationships, theodore witcher
More than twenty years ago a film escaped the confinements of Hollywood and made an indelible mark on a generation who had never seen their lives so truthfully portrayed on the silver screen. In a special Snob Deep episode of SOF, the crew examines the perennial classic Love Jones and discusses its aspirations, ultimate impact, and the reasons it failed to ignite the cinematic revolution it seemed destined to create.
February 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 5 mins
africa, black panther, marvel, ryan coogler, wakanda
From Wakanda to Zamunda and the many incarnations of a mostly whitewashed Egypt, why does Hollywood feel the need to invent a fictitious Africa, and how does that impact our interest in the stories that take place there?
January 29th, 2018 | 55 mins 38 secs
amazon, apple, bright, hulu, netflix
Are streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon destined to become our box office future? Is the theater experience in danger of becoming a thing of the past?
January 8th, 2018 | 49 mins 4 secs
With the success of Spike Lee's Netflix series based on his 1986 film of the same name, SOF asks: does the success of "She's Gotta Have It?", HBO's "Insecure" and BET's "Being Mary Jane" signal the advent of modern and authentic black female representation on television?
December 11th, 2017 | 28 mins 4 secs
As moviegoers everywhere gear up for the release of the newest chapter in the Star Wars saga, SOF previews Rian Johnson's "The Last Jedi" while taking a moment to discuss and debate the impact of "The Force Awakens", "The Clone Wars", and the future of a franchise once written off as a thing of the past.
December 5th, 2017 | 37 mins 12 secs
Snobs On Film takes a look at the first half of 'Mindhunter'—the psychological-thriller that quietly premiered on the streaming service—to help you decide whether to add it to your list or search for better prey.
November 22nd, 2017 | 32 mins 46 secs
cate blanchett, chris hemsworth, hulk, loki, marvel, taika waititi, thor, tom hiddleston
Marvel Studio’s third Thor film recently dropped, marking what could be considered the cinematic universe’s last hurrah before things get ultra-serious in the MCU with next year’s ‘Black Panther’ and 'Infinity War'. Snobs On Film gives you a full review of this Taika Waititi-helmed fall blockbuster.
November 22nd, 2017 | 40 mins 16 secs
harvey weinstein, kevin spacey, rose mcgowan, rowan farrow
No news has rocked Hollywood harder this fall than the sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations aimed at film producer Harvey Weinstein. In the midst of the continuing drama, Snobs On Film raises a question no one seems to be in a hurry to answer: In Hollywood, where is the line that divides the forgivable from the unforgivable?
November 17th, 2017 | 40 mins 21 secs
daredevil, jessica jones, luke cage, marvel, netflix
He ain't a player, he just kills a lot. Big Pun returns to Netflix in his own spinoff series Friday, November 17, and to mark the occasion Snobs On Film breaks down the entire Marvel Netflix Universe to date—including a special preview of the highly anticipated "The Punisher".
November 7th, 2017 | 2 hrs 11 mins
confederate, defenders, hbo, marvel, netflix, zendaya
In the inaugural episode of Snobs On Film, the crew dives into the movie industry’s latest obsession and asks: has Marvel Studios permanently changed the game?