Operation Kino 102 Review: The Rock Gets Serious With Snitch
We're bracing ourselves for a lot of movies starring The Rock coming our way in the next few months, and kicking things off is Snitch, a movie inspired by a true story and sharply critical of the very real government policy of mandatory minimum sentencing for drug offenders. Sound boring? Well, that's where The Rock comes in to spice things up
Operation Kino 102: Do The Oscars Even Matter?
This week on Operation Kino, we've got a tidbit from Da7e-- with special guest Sean O"Connell-- talking about the future of Spider-Man, and a tidbit from Katey about Spotify and getting back into the music. Then there's a Pop Culture Existential Crisis, in which we ponder the deeper meanings behind the Toy Story franchise
Operation Kino 101 Review: Is It Ever A Good Day To Die Hard?
Yippee-ki-yay, Mother Russia. For the review segment of this week's Operation Kino we're talking about A Good Day to Die Hard, with special guest Matt Singer of Indiewire's Criticwire blog. We talk about where the movie stands among all the previous Die Hard movies
Operation Kino 101: Is Netflix A House Of Cards, Film Centipede, And A Makeover For The Show
This week on Operation Kino, you might notice we've gotten a makeover. Starting this week we'll be bringing you two episodes every week, with the main episode-- featuring tidbits, segment 3 and a few new features-- dropping on Tuesdays, and a review episode coming on Fridays
Operation Kino 100: The Family Interview Full Quell
This week on Operation Kino, we are amazed and delighted to be celebrating our 100th episode! As we have for every 25th episode-- or "Quarter Quell"-- we've changed up the format, and this time we've each brought in one of our family members for a discussion about… well, ourselves
Operation Kino 99: Steven Soderbergh's Side Effects, And What We've Learned After 99 Episodes
This week on Operation Kino, we're jumping ahead a week in the release calendar to review Steven Soderbergh's final theatrical film, Side Effects. From there we use the occasion of our 99th episode to look back at the show and what we've learned from it, including how to talk to people who disagree with you
Operation Kino 98: The Sundance Film Festival And The End Of Fringe
This week on Operation Kino, we're throwing out the usual format for plenty of reasons-- none of the week's new releases screened in time for us to see them, David is off recovering from surgery, and Katey and Patches are still (yes, still) at the Sundance Film Festival
Operation Kino 97: Mama And Our Most Anticipated Films Of 2013
This week on Operation Kino, we're coping with our childhoods raised feral in the woods by a mysterious ghost, as we review the Guillermo del Toro-produced horror film Mama. From there we take a look into our crystal balls for the year ahead, picking the movies of 2013
Operation Kino 96: Gangster Squad Reviewed And The Return Of Patches Matches Trivia
This week on Operation Kino, we're donning our fedoras and filming it all with terrible digital cameras, as we review Ruben Fleischer's Gangster Squad. From there we bring you the second-annual Patches Matches, in which Patches quizzes the co-hosts with questions about 2012 movies
Operation Kino 95: Our Top Ten Films Of 2012
This week on Operation Kino, we send out 2012 with a little bit of Carly Rae Jepsen and three separate top 10 lists, with Katey, David and Patches counting down their top 10 films of the year, and Da7e bravely moderating as always. Find out which four films made all three of our lists, which film inspired Patches to use the patented David Ehrlich top 10 cheat
Operation Kino 94: Do You Hear The Django Sing?
This week on Operation Kino, we are very angry ex-slaves who somehow find ourselves in revolutionary-era France, as we review both Les Miserables and Django Unchained. Before any of that, though, we have a lightning round inspired by Jack Reacher and The Hobbit, and then tidbits
Operation Kino 93: An Unexpected Journey With Hobbits, And Superlatives For 2012
This week on Operation Kino, we are packing our pipes and hopping on board a pony, as we join a band of dwarves for an adventure in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. From there we start wrapping up the year in movies with our 2012 Superlatives, in which we pick the best on-screen chemistry, the best line of dialogue
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Operation Kino is a weekly podcast featuring Katey Rich, Matt Patches, David Ehrlich and Da7e Gonzales. Each Friday we review a current movie release and discuss a larger pop culture topic. Follow us on Twitter at @opkino.
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