The CineSnob Podcast
A weekly film podcast featuring the the latest in movie news, reviews and more. Hosted by Jerrod Kingery, Cody Villafana and Kiko Martinez from

In bonus episode No. 3 of The CineSnob Podcast, Kiko Martinez, editor of, breaks away from his usual written Q&As to conduct his first audio interview ever. In a twist of fate, he interviews 25-year-old actress Alexa Vega (“Spy Kids,” “Repo: The Genetic Opera”) for the very first podcast of her 20 (yes, 20!)-year career in the entertainment industry. During their chat, Alexa talks about her upcoming film “The Remaining” and discusses the popularity of Rapture-themed TV shows and films in the last couple of years. She also talks about how her own religion affects her life and whether or not she thinks the world will end in a flurry of fire and brimstone.

Direct download: Bonus_Ep_3_-_Interview_w_Alexa_Vega.mp3
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In this week's episode of The CineSnob Podcast, the guys from review "Lucy" and "A Most Wanted Man." They also talk about the hype machine that is San Diego Comic Con, Joe Swanberg's review of "Sex Tape" and its refreshing honesty, and tackle another listener question!

[0:00-4:27] Intro and beating the summer heat in a movie theater.
[4:26-22:15] Discussion of San Diego Comic Con and its impact on the culture surrounding Summer blockbusters.
[22:15-34:02] Discussion of director Joe Swanberg's review of "Sex Tape" at and its refreshing honesty.
[34:02-43:26] Lucy
[43:26-49:38] Lucy Spoiler Talk
[49:38-51:44] Lucy Wrap-up
[51:44-1:00:36] A Most Wanted Man
[1:00:36-1:26:25] Listener question: How can movie tastes differ so vastly and will a critical consensus ever drive away box office numbers?
[1:26:25-1:34:23] Teases for next week and close.

Direct download: 10_-_Lucy_and_A_Most_Wanted_Man.mp3
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In this week's episode of The CineSnob Podcast, the guys from review "The Purge: Anarchy," "Sex Tape," "Korengal," "Wish I Was Here," and "Video Games: The Movie." They also discuss an NPR segment about flex ticket pricing for movies, answer a listener question about what movie they've seen the most, and have a long-awaited debate over Zach Braff and the idea of funding movies through Kickstarter.

[02:11-10:55] Discussion of flex ticket pricing for movies
[10:55-19:03] Listener question: What is the movie you've seen the most?
[19:03-29:58] The Purge: Anarchy
[29:58-36:52] Sex Tape
[36:52-44:24] Sex Tape Spoiler Talk
[44:24-45:50] Sex Tape Wrap-up
[45:50-55:15] Korengal
[55:15-1:16:26] Wish I Was Here
[1:16:26-1:27:36] Video Games: The Movie
[01:27:36-2:00:44] Unpopular Opinion: The guys debate Zach Braff's campaign and the concept of funding films through Kickstarter
[02:00:44-2:03:39] Teases for next week and close


In this week's episode of The CineSnob Podcast, the guys from review "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Third Person," and "Life Itself." They also discuss the updated perils of "The Amazing Spider-Man 3," an upcoming 720 hour movie, whether movies need to be watched multiple times in order to get the full effect and give their lists for the top 5 best movies of 2014, so far. 

[0:49-11:38] The Amazing Spider-Man 3 lost its writer. Future up in the air?
[11:38-18:05] A 72 minute teaser trailer was released for a 720 hour movie. WTF?
[18:05-23:16] Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
[23:16-33:47] Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Spoiler Talk
[33:47-36:02] Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Wrap-Up
[36:02-39:46] Third Person
[39:46-50:32] Third Person Spoiler Talk
[50:32-52:49] Third Person Wrap-Up
[52:49-1:12:00] Life Itself
[1:12:00-1:54:04] Discussion of multiple viewings of movies and top 5 films of 2014 so far. 
[1:54:04-1:59:52] Jerrod unsuccessfully tries to end the show. The guys talk about interviews from the past and Cody gives his sitcom idea for a show starring him and Kodi Smit-McPhee.
[1:59:52-2:02:12] Teases for next week and close.


It's morphin' time! In bonus episode #2, Jerrod sits down with Steve Cardenas, also known as Rocky the Red Ranger from the '90s classic kids' TV series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.” Steve talks about how he came on board during the mega-popularity of the series and what he's been doing since his time on the show came to an end. Steve also brought along some great autographed giveaways, but you have to listen to the podcast to find out how to win.


Direct download: Bonus_Ep_2_-_Steve_Cardenas_of_Mighty_Morphin_Power_Rangers.mp3
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In this week's episode of The CineSnob Podcast, the guys from review "Tammy," "Earth to Echo," "Deliver Us From Evil," and "Snowpiercer." They also discuss the internet spoiler culture and the possibility of a fake Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice script written by Kevin Smith being used to fool movie news outlets. 

[0:00-1:24] Intro and Happy Birthday to Kiko and Cody
[1:24-17:11] Is there a fake Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice script written by Kevin Smith floating around? - Discussion of internet spoiler culture. 
[17:11-33:57] Tammy
[33:57-41:51] Earth to Echo
[41:51-45:53] Earth to Echo Spoiler Talk
[45:53-47:15] Earth to Echo Wrap-Up
[47:15-58:09] Deliver Us From Evil
[58:09-1:02:19] Snowpiercer
[1:02:19-1:13:42] Snowpiercer Spoiler Talk
[1:13:42-1:15:55] Snowpiercer Wrap-Up
[1:15:55-1:17:58] Teases for next week and close


Direct download: 7_-_Tammy_Earth_to_Echo_Deliver_Us_From_Evil_and_Snowpiercer.mp3
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Transform and roll out! In this week's episode of The CineSnob Podcast brought to you by Alamo Drafthouse, the guys from review "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "Obvious Child," "Palo Alto" and "The Internet's Own Boy." They also discuss the Shane Black "Predator" sequel/reboot and wonder when the rebooting madness will end. 

[00:18-14:25] – Shane Black will be rebooting/making a sequel to Predator. When will the reboots end?
[14:25-21:45] – Transformers: Age of Extinction
[21:45-39:50] – Transformers: Age of Extinction Spoiler Talk
[39:50-40:46] – Transformers: Age of Extinction Wrap-Up
[40:46-48:27] – Obvious Child
[48:27-52:41] – Obvious Child Spoiler Talk
[52:41-54:36] – Obvious Child Wrap-Up
[54:36-59:31] – Palo Alto
[59:31-1:04:04] – Palo Alto Spoiler Talk
[01:04:04-1:04:49] – Palo Alto Wrap-Up
[01:04:49-1:20:49] – The Internet's Own Boy
[01:20:49-1:24:05] – Teases for next week and close

In this week's episode of The CineSnob Podcast, the guys from review "Jersey Boys" and "The Rover." They also talk about Rian Johnson writing and directing Star Wars Episode VIII, the possibility of Matt Damon returning to the Bourne franchise, single-takes in movies, and they give their picks for what to watch on Netflix streaming, including a shocking truth about The Muppets.


[0:00-2:53] The San Antonio Spurs win the NBA Championship and discussion of professional sports endorsed movies. 

[2:53-9:35] Rian Johnson will write and direct Star Wars Episode VIII

[9:35-16:54] Birdman will allegedly be constructed as a single shot. Discussion of favorite continuous takes in movies and its impact as a stylistic choice.

[16:54-24:15] Could Matt Damon be returning to the Bourne franchise? Discussion of recasting movie franchises.

[24:15-38:22] Jersey Boys

[38:22-47:05] The Rover

[47:05-1:00:00] Netflix picks

[1:00:00-1:04:40] Jerrod reveals a shocking truth about The Muppets and discusses Kermit's rods.

[1:04:40-1:06:45] Wrap-up and teases for next week.

Direct download: 5_-_Jersey_Boys_and_The_Rover.mp3
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In this week's episode of The CineSnob Podcast, the guys review "22 Jump Street." They also discuss the "Dumb and Dumber To" trailer and their opinions of long spans between a movie and a sequel, the 20th anniversary of the Mighty Ducks Trilogy and their favorite sports movies as kids, and they give their top 3 best TV-to-film adaptations. 


[0:00-11:11] Discussion of the Dumb and Dumber To trailer and opinions on long-awaited sequels

[11:11-21:15] A mostly disastrous conversation of the Mighty Ducks franchise and favorite sports movies as kids. 

[21:15-32:55] 22 Jump Street 

[32:55-45:19] 22 Jump Street Spoiler Talk

[45:19-46:57] 22 Jump Street Wrap-Up

[46:56-1:13:15] List List, Bang Bang: Top 3 TV-to-Film Adaptations

[1:13:15-1:16:20] Teases for next week and close

Direct download: 4_-_22_Jump_Street.mp3
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In this week's episode, the guys from review and discuss "The Fault In Our Stars" and "Edge of Tomorrow." They also discuss the pushing back of the Wachowski's "Jupiter Ascending," the interesting decision to re-release "Forrest Gump" in IMAX, and the highs, lows and trajectory of Tom Cruise's career. 


[0:00-0:29] Intro

[0:29-6:43] Jupiter Ascending is pushed back to February 2015

[6:43-13:48] Forrest Gump to be re-released in IMAX in September

[13:48-17:24] Ant-Man finally lands a director

[17:24-22:58] The Fault In Our Stars

[22:58-31:12] The Fault In Our Stars Spoiler Talk

[31:12-32:32] The Fault In Our Stars Wrap-Up

[32:32-41:49] Edge of Tomorrow

[41:49-1:03:33] Overrated/Underrated: Tom Cruise movies & discussion of his career

[1:03:33-1:06:38] Teases for next week & close

Direct download: 3_-_The_Fault_In_Our_Stars_and_Edge_of_Tomorrow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:17pm CST