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Aug 15, 2018

For over a decade, filmmaker Bing Liu documented his skateboarder friends' lives revealing the struggles boys face in that gap between childhood and adulthood. Bing's debut feature Minding the Gap is the winner of the Sundance Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking. Chris Gore and Anthony Ray Bench chat with...


Aug 9, 2018

Penn Jillette stars in Adam Rifkin's Directors' Cut, a movie that Film Threat editors agree is the most original, bizarre, must-see movie in years. An indictment of movies themselves and the audiences that obsess over them, Penn Jillette's performance as Herbert Blount is pure genius. Adam discusses Director's Cut,...


Aug 2, 2018

Comedian and first-time feature filmmaker Bo Burnham joins Chris Gore and Anthony Ray Bench on the Film Threat podcast. Bo chats about transitioning from comedy to filmmaking, anxieties about social media, memories of eighth grade and we also talk about his movie, Eighth Grade. Bo also reveals his influences, what it...


Jul 27, 2018

On July 19th, 2018, artist, indie filmmaker and super-nerd Jon Schnepp passed away unexpectedly. Schnepp was a friend to the show, and just an all around good guy. To honor the King of Sweaties, we’ve compiled clips of Jon’s many appearances on the Film Threat Podcast. These treasured moments will live forever and...


Jul 26, 2018

Live from San Diego Comic-Con comes... The Last Last Jedi Debate. If you mention The Last Jedi to any group of Star Wars fans, opinions are mixed. Some loved seeing Luke Skywalker for the first time in decades. While others didn't quite get the Luke they wanted. Love it or hate it, fandom is fractured over the...