Cinema Royale

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Now that the summer's over, it's time to turn the page and look forward to the fall and the Oscar season. And on this episode Cinema Royale we'll do that by reviewing Vin Diesel's sci-fi flick, Riddick! What, that makes no sense you say?... more

A review of horror comedy Hell Baby, starring Rob Corddry, Keegan Michael Key, and Leslie Bibb.

On a very special Cinema Royale, Munich and Troy star Eric Bana calls in to talk about his terrorism thriller, Closed Circuit! Plus, we'll review Wong Kar Wai's anticipated martial arts epic, The Grandmaster!

They battled zombies in Shaun of the Dead and took on old folks in Hot Fuzz, and now Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost bring their cherished "Three Flavours Cornetto" trilogy to a close with The World's End! Is it everything their... more

JJ Feild and director Jerusha Hess join Cinema Royale to talk their Jane Austen romantic comedy, Austenland, starring Keri Russell.

On a very special Cinema Royale, host Travis Hopson downs a pint with Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and director Edgar Wright while talking the conclusion of their "Cornetto Trilogy", The World's End! Plus, reviews of Lee Daniels' The Butler... more

On this week's show, director Joshua Michael Stern and co-star Josh Gad join Cinema Royale to discuss Jobs, the new Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as the legendary tech giant. How does Kutcher measure up playing the... more

'The Spectacular Now' writing duo Michael H. Weber and Scott Neustadter talk working with Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller on the award-winning teen romance.

SNIKT! Known as the X-man who is "The best there is at what he does", Wolverine's solo film debut was panned by even the staunchest X-men fan. Now Hugh Jackman is back as the clawed mutant in The Wolverine, but is this... more

By now you've heard the roars of joy from fanboys everywhere! Batman vs. Superman! Avengers: Age of Ultron! X-men: Days of Future Past! World of Warcraft! San Diego Comic-Con had it all, and Cinema Royale is joined by... more