Molly Adams and Brian Babylon chime in with movie critic Reggie Ponder to disccus last night’s biggest Hollywood event, The Oscars. They talk about how race interplays with film using the example of now Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. Also, the three discuss the voting system and how social circles can be impactful to nominees.
Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic, called Morning AMp hosts Molly Adamsand Brian Babylon to share his opinions on recent box office releases. In this segment, Reggie reviews the new Costner flick, ‘Three Days to Kill,’ ‘About Last Night’ as an appropriate date movie, and the latest rendition of ‘Robocop.’ Also mentioned: a bit of international film chat, ‘Endless Love’, and more.
Host Molly Adams and Brian Babylon spoke to Reggie Ponder, the Reel Critic, about the most recent films. Reggie reviews The Monuments Men and speaks about the the box office returns with Ride Along holding the top spot for four weeks now.
Reggie 'The Reel Critic' Ponder talks to Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams about the big draws for the box office in 2014. Babylon voices his negative opinion of recent release ‘Her’ by Spike Jonze, and they each discuss how relevant slavery will be as a theme for 2014 films.
Reggie Ponder the Reel Critic joined Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to review the latest releases in Hollywood. Reggie takes us down the box office line, tackling the the biggest movies of the year. Is Sandra Bullock going to win best actress this year? Reggie begrudging thinks so.
'Morning AMp' hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams bring the Reel Critic Reggie Ponder and Indie Movie critic Matt Fagerholm in the studio early during the awards season and get their expert analysis of the potential winners and losers in all categories. From films like The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle to Inside Llewyn Davis nothing will be left out. As a bonus, Holiday movies will also be thrown into their discussion!
Reggie ‘The Reel Critic’ Ponder calls in to chat with ‘Morning AMp’ hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams about Hollywood and new releases.
Ponder breaks down the box office returns and takes on Vince Vaughn’s latest experimental foray into our definitions of kinfolk and love in The Delivery Man. They also discuss current movie hits including: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Thor,’ and ‘The Best Man Holiday.’
Comedian and writer for The Whiskey Journal, Tim Barnes talks to ‘Morning Amp’ host Molly Adams about the trend of “instant biopics” that are being made in Hollywood.
With the announcement that 20th Century Fox is already developing a movie about William Ulbricht, the accused kingpin of the Internet drug market Silk Road that was shut down last month, Intern Tim Barnes looks at the rising trend of the “instant biopic” and why Hollywood won’t let history breathe a bit.
Film Critic Reggie Ponder calls in to discuss his opinion on the critique of new releases.
Reggie Ponder the Reel Critic joins Molly Adams and guest host Luis Perez in the studio to talk about the week’s box office results and review some upcoming features. Reggie reviews the creepy, sci-fi bildungsroman thriller Ender’s Game and the more mainstream buddy film, Best Man Holiday.
These movies [like Ender’s Game] become so expensive these days […] how much do you spend to make money?[It took] one hundred and ten million dollars to do this movie. it really looked good by the way, but for one hundred and ten million I’m like ‘wow’, so to this day internationally this movie has only made sixty-one million […] I am concerned, they can say they were number one at the box office but what about the one hundred and ten million dollars. […] It is the going price [of contemporary sci-fi movies] but my concern is, Will this movie have enough steam to make it the long haul?” - Reggie Ponder
Film critics Matt Fagerholm and Reggie Ponder talked in the studio with hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon about new releases and the art of scary movies. Matt put a special focus on independent features, and since Halloween is near, they take a look at the best horror of the year (Matt says *not* Carrie). And the big question: What is your favorite non-horror genre scary movie?
Brian revealed that ‘The Color Purple’ horrifies him.
Reggie "The Reel Critic" Ponder Joins the AMp to Give An Update On All Things Film!
Host Molly Adams and guest host Ernest Wilkins (Chicago Red Eye) are joined by film critic Reggie Ponder (The Reel Critic) to discuss the recent box office hits and flops. Reggie was overly excited that regular host Brian Babylon wasn’t in the studio due to their opposing views on the succesful film ‘Gravity.’ Reggie explains why he considers it a “matinee movie,” despite the fact that it’s getting great rating overall.
Reggie Ponder a.k.a The Reel Critic joins Molly Adams and Brian Babylon on the Morning Amp to give his weekly movie reviews. In this week’s segment Ponder offers insight on movies from Best Man 2 to Gravity as well as some unpopular opinions about Sandra Bullock.
Host Molly Adams and guest host Allison Cuddy (WBEZ’s arts and culture reporter) preview upcoming independent releases as well as the Chicago International Film Fest and Reeling, Chicago’s LGBT film fest with Matt Fagerholm (Chicago Film Critics Association member) and Reggie Ponder the Reel Critic. They discuss race and politics in film, as well as the box office heavy hitters.