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Cinema Royale

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The official podcast of BFCA and WAFCA film critic, Travis Hopson!

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Cinema Royale is joined by Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o as she discusses her latest film, Queen of Katwe, based on the true story of Ugandan chess champion, Phiona Mutesi! Nyong'o discusses her motivation in making the film, her working... more

Ever since Adam Wingard's boringly-titled The Forest was revealed to actually be Blair Witch, a sequel to the terrrifying The Blair Witch Project, I've been eager to see if it can hold up to the original. Does it live up to the original? Will it... more

It's the 1980s all over again and damn is it sweet! I grew up on the martial arts action flicks of Jean-Claude Van Damme and Kickboxer was...well, it wasn't Bloodsport, but it was still awesome. Now twentyfive years later JCVD is back... more

The story of Barack and Michelle Obama's first date is told in Richard Tanne's spirited new film, Southside with You. Cinema Royale's Travis Hopson had a chance to sit down with Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter, who had the... more

Cinema Royale's Travis Hopson sits down with Alysia Reiner (Orange is the New Black), Sarah Megan Thomas, and director Meera Menon to discuss the red-hot Wall Street thriller, Equity!

On the latest episode of Cinema Royale, we're runnin' guns with Miles Teller and Jonah Hill in War Dogs, the latest film from The Hangover director, Todd Phillips! I'll also be joined by Tim Gordon, President and founder of the Black Reel... more

On one side, you have Disney's Pete's Dragon a remake of their 1977 live-action/animated hybrid and the latest in the Mouse House's successful line of retellings. On the other, the gritty neo-Western Hell or High Water starring Jeff... more

Logan Lerman and director James Schamus chat with Cinema Royale about their new film, 'Indignation', an adaptation of the book by cherished author, Philip Roth.

Are you down with the Skwad? Warner Bros. hopes you are, and that you love Suicide Squad more than you apparently loved Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. On this week's show we're going to look at the film... more