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Step into the arena with WAFCA and BFCA film critic Travis Hopson as he and DC's finest take a slightly different look at the latest from Hollywood. Get even more Cinema Royale content, including more interviews and special giveaways, by signing up for the "Premium" podcast at www.cinemaroyaleshow.com!

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On a special joint episode of Cinema Royale and the Punch Drunk Podcast! Valentines Day weekend so you know what movie we'll be talking about, though I struggle to find the connection between BDSM and romance....guess I'm not with... more

On the final Cinema Royale of 2014, we end the year with one amazing show! As the awards season kicks into full swing we'll look at two of the year's biggest films. Ava DuVernay's Selma has been earning accolades for her direction and the... more

On a very special show, we will announce the winners of the 13th annual Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) Awards. Cinema Royale's Travis Hopson will be joined by Jason Fraley of WTOP and film critic Jen... more

After a week away Cinema Royale is back and so is Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay! The "Cinema Siren" Leslie Combemale dials in to review the anticipated first chapter of The Hunger Games finale! Plus, we'll take... more

Cinema Royale's Travis Hopson sits down with writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood and star Nate Parker to talk about their music industry romance, Beyond the Lights!

On this week's Cinema Royale, I'll be leaving orbit before heading off to the prestigious Virginia Film Festival! Christopher Bumbray of Joblo.com joins me to review Christopher Nolan's Interstellar! Plus I'll take a brief look at Marvel and... more

Gah! Did you see what Marvel did yesterday!?!? Black Panther! Captain Marvel! Captain America: Civil War! Avengers: Infinity War! Inhumans! And that's not even the half of what they revealed, and we're going to talk about all of it!... more

One is easily the most anticipated movie of the season; the other is anticipated only by Keanu Reeves fans. But which one will actually turn out to be the best movie of the week: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's meta-comedy Birdman starring... more

On this week's Cinema Royale, two of the fall's most anticipated films! Wilson Morales of Blackfilm.com joins us to talk about the racial satire, Dear White People, directed by rising star Justin Simen! Plus, Brad Pitt heads back to war... more