Cinema Royale

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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 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 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

Cinema Royale's Travis Hopson sits down with Jeremy Renner and Homeland director Michael Cuesta to talk about their new film, Kill the Messenger. Renner plays journalist Gary Webb who saw his professional and personal... more

The verdict is in and this week's Cinema Royale is going to be huge! We're joined by director David Dobkin to talk about his new film, the courtroom drama The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall. Plus, Matt Razak of Flixist... more

On this week's show, BFCA film critic Travis Hopson and's Christopher Bumbray review David Fincher's Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and based on the best-selling novel by Gillian Flynn. Is the hype all its... more

On this weeks' show, Denzel Washington reunites with his Training Day director to equalize the #&#&# out of the Russian mob in The Equalizer! Plus, Miles Teller and Analeigh Tipton make for a charming couple, but is Two Night Stand a... more