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Get ready for a show of extremes as Cinema Royale is joined by Christopher Bumbray of to talk Tom Cruise's action-packed Edge of Tomorrow! Then get the Kleenex ready and prepare to wallow in some tears for Shailene... more

On this week's Cinema Royale, Angelina Jolie shows her villainous side in Disney's Maleficent! Leslie "The Cinema Siren" Combemale will join us to talk about Jolie's performance as the infamous Disney villain. Also, we'll take a... more

Cinema Royale's loyal listeners know host Travis Hopson as the ultimate X-men fanatic, so you know this episode will be ENTIRELY DEVOTED TO X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST! Okay, not entirely, but you get the picture. We'll also... more

Cinema Royale's Travis Hopson reviews The Angriest Man in Brooklyn starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, and Melissa Leo. PLOT: A curmudgeonly man is mistakenly told that he has 90 minutes to live by his doctor and promptly sets... more

Dan Fogler joins Cinema Royale to talk about his psychedelic new stoner comedy, Don Peyote, which co-stars Anne Hathaway, Jay Baruchel, Josh Duhamel, and more!

It's GODZILLA!!!! The King of All Monster deserves the biggest of summer movies, and on this week's show we'll see if Godzilla lives up to all of the incredible anticipation! Plus, Godzilla director Gareth Edwards joins the show to... more

A review of the indie drama, God's Pocket, directed by John Slattery (Mad Men) and featuring one of Philip Seymour Hoffman's final performances. The film also stars Christina Hendricks, John Turturro, Eddie Marsan, and Richard Jenkins.... more

A review of the psychedelic stoner comedy, Don Peyote, written, directed, and starring Dan Fogler. PLOT: A midlife crisis over his upcoming wedding sends 32-year-old unemployed stoner Warren Allman on the drug trip of a lifetime in... more

On this week's Cinema Royale, college hazing is taken to disturbing levels in Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's R-rated comedy, Neighbors! Plus, we'll take a look at the historical drama, Belle, which some have compared to 12 Years A Slave! Mae... more

Steven Knight, writer of Eastern Promises and Dirty Pretty Things, talks directing Tom Hardy in the acclaimed real-time thriller, Locke!