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Cinema Royale

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The official podcast of BFCA and WAFCA film critic, Travis Hopson!

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A very special treat as Travis Hopson is joined by screen legend John Travolta to talk about his role as a Hollywood stalker in THE FANATIC. The film is directed and co-written by Fred Durst, and co-stars Devon Sawa. Travolta talks... more

BOOKSMART stars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever join Travis Hopson to talk about Olivia Wilde's directorial debut, becoming real-life best friends, and the best way to support female filmmakers.

The big red demon is back with HELLBOY, a gory, apocalyptic reboot starring STRANGER THINGS' David Harbour, Ian McShane, and Milla Jojovich! Is Neil Marshall's R-rated take on the popular comic book character enough to win over... more

This week's Cinema Royale is loaded up with reviews, so I had to ask AwardsCircuit.com's Karen Peterson to join me on breaking 'em all down! First up, Disney soars back into theaters with Tim Burton's DUMBO! Is the flying... more

The story of Bonnie & Clyde gets a different spin with THE HIGHWAYMEN! Netflix's film stars Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson as the Texas Rangers who tracked down and killed the most famous criminal couple in history. I had a... more

Was there any doubt what we'd be talking about on this week's show? But is CAPTAIN MARVEL the hero audiences want to see save the day? Is Marvel's first solo female lead all that it deserves to be? I'll be joined by Jeff Lyles of Lyles'... more

It's time to turn the page on the movie year of 2018 with tonight's Academy Awards! And as always, I'm contractually obligated to provide my picks for this year's Oscars. Or at least it feels like I am! Of the eight movies nominated for... more

On this week's Cinema Royale, I'm joined by Joblo.com's Chris Bumbray to review James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez's long-awaited ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL! Were the years of technical tweaking worth it? And should you see it in IMAX?... more

After being away far too long, I've returned from Park City and that means Cinema Royale is back, too! I've enlisted some expert help in recapping the best of the Sundance Film Festival from Awards Circuit's Karen Peterson. Plus, is The... more