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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

On this week's Cinema Royale, Michelle Monaghan (Gone Baby Gone, True Detective) joins in to talk about her new film, the heartfelt military drama Fort Bliss. Directed by Claudia Myers, the film centers on a decorated soldier... more

On this week's Cinema Royale we're joined by writer/director Ned Benson whose romance drama The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby has been building up buzz going into the awards season. The ambitious film stars Jessica Chastain and... more

For Cinema Royale's landmark 75th episode we're looking back at some of the best celebrity guests of the past year! Locke director Steven Knight talks about working alongside Tom Hardy; Jason Bateman joins Cinema Royale to talk... more

The nine-year wait is over, and on this week's Cinema Royale we will return to the sleazy streets of Basin City for Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For! Was the wait worth it? And how does the sequel to 2005's... more

On this week's show we'll look at Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables 3 to see if he, Wesley Snipes, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the rest of the '80s action heroes have anything left in the tank. Also, Mae Abdulbaki joins us live in studio... more

Cowabunga! On this weeks' show, Michael Bay and the guy who brought you Battle: Los Angeles try not to ruin your childhood with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Plus, a review of the culinary rom-com The Hundred-Foot Journey... more

A talking raccoon and the "Godfather of Soul" headline this week's episode of Cinema Royale! I'll take a look at Marvel's riskiest gamble yet, the quirky team of heroes known as the Guardians of the Galaxy! Then I'll sit down and chat with... more

Alexandre Aja, director of horrors High Tension, Piranha 3D, and The Hills Have Eyes, stops by Cinema Royale to talk about his latest film, Horns, starring Daniel Radcliffe. He discusses casting Radcliffe in the lead role of Ig Parrish, a boy... more