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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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Having avoided the annual Sundance Flu for now, I'm inviting my Punch Drunk Critics colleague Mae Abdulbaki to recap this year's Sundance Film Festival with me! Together we saw a ton of great films, but which ones have the chance... more

Something happened while I was away at Sundance....OH YEAH! THE OSCAR NOMINATIONS!! Cinema Royale will be joined by fellow Critical host, Joanna Langfield of The Movie Minute, to talk about who got in, who got snubbed, who... more

Less than two weeks before my annual trip to Park City for the Sundance Film Festival, Cinema Royale will be joined by Joblo.com's Christopher Bumbray to talk about the most anticipated movies at the festival Robert Redford built. Plus, we'll... more

The title says it all, doesn't it? On the final Cinema Royale of 2016 I'll reveal the best movies of 2016! Did your favorite make the cut? Or did it end up on my worsts list? There's only one way to find out, isn't there? Tune in to Cinema... more

With HIDDEN FIGURES opening to big numbers over the weekend, Cinema Royale is joined by director Ted Melfi to talk about his timely drama about African-American mathematicians integral to NASA's efforts to send John Glenn... more

Cinema Royale sits down with Fences co-stars Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Jovan Adepo, and Mykelti Williamson to talk about Denzel Washington's searing adaptation of August Wilson's Pultizer Prize-winning play.

It's here! Can you sense me gushing? Just a little bit? Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is here! Was the wait worth it? What was all that stuff about reshoots? Should you be worried about the first Star Wars spinoff ever? Does it live up to... more

Deck the halls! Cinema Royale was granted the gift of speaking with Office Christmas Party directors Will Speck and Josh Gordon. The duo talked about assembling their amazing cast led by Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, TJ... more

Cinema Royale's Travis Hopson has his second interview with Whiplash and La La Land director Damien Chazelle, to talk about the current Best Picture frontrunner.