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A Film By...

A Film By... is a podcast created and hosted by Brad Koszo and Jeff Johnson. Together, they wax intellectual about Hollywood's biggest film directors, their underrated movies, and the things we love about them.

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Phasers Set To Stun: recapping Discovery: Labyrinths
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. On this episode, we recap episode eight, "Labyrinths," of Discovery's final season.For exclusive episodes and content, send some latinum to our Patreon here! You can sign up for a FREE 7-day trial, or sign up for a free membership to get limited access!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
30:15 5/22/24
John Milius - Big Wednesday
Jeff and David hit the beach to discuss the surf culture of the 1960s and 70s, the importance of friendship, and the allure of the ocean in John Milius' coming-of-age cult classic about three friends growing up in California. Grab your board and get set for "Big Wednesday!"For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... Podcast on our Patreon with a FREE 7-day trial. You can also sign up as a free member!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on Instagram, X, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
56:56 5/21/24
A Film at 45: Meatballs
"It just doesn't matter! It just doesn't matter! It just doesn't matter!"Our limited series, "A Film at 45" is back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the films of 1979. We're dusting off the end of a decade that changed cinema forever, with a fresh look at modern classics and hidden gems that we can't stop watching! On this episode, David and Scott are heading to camp with Bill Murray in his film debut, "Meatballs!"For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... Podcast on our Patreon with a FREE 7-day trial. You can also sign up as a free member!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
50:55 5/18/24
Phasers Set To Stun: recapping Discovery: Erigah
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. On this episode, we recap episode seven, "Erigah," of Discovery's final season.For exclusive episodes and content, send some latinum to our Patreon here! You can sign up for a FREE 7-day trial, or sign up for a free membership to get limited access!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
27:12 5/15/24
John Woo - Hard Boiled
This special episode has been hand-picked by one of you! Patreon member James Buckley was given the opportunity to choose the episode he'd like to hear, which is why Jeff and Andy are talking about one of John Woo's most acclaimed films. Load your Barettas and take aim with us at "Hard Boiled!"For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... Podcast on our Patreon with a FREE 7-day trial. You can also sign up as a free member!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
48:09 5/14/24
1996 - The Phantom
Join us for a nostalgic trip back to the year 1996! We're exploring the culture, the music, and the message that films in 1996 offered, to determine whether they're classics, cult classics, or a product of their time! This time, Jeff follows Robert Burnett into the African jungles to track down the Mystic Skulls, and help the Ghost Who Walks slam evil as we share the legend of "The Phantom!"For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.Order some tail-waggin' treats for your dog today at MaiRo & Co Dog Treat Dog Treat Bakery!
57:59 5/10/24
Phasers Set To Stun: recapping Discovery: Whistlespeak
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. On this episode, we recap episode six, "Whistlespeak," of Discovery's final season.For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
32:31 5/8/24
David Leitch - Atomic Blonde
Jeff welcomes artist John Wright to take a trip to 1989 Berlin on the eve of the Wall coming down to discuss espionage, 80s music, unbelievable action sequences, and the white-hot performance of Charlize Theron. Are you ready for the thrill-a-minute Cold War era action of "Atomic Blonde?"For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Take a look at the stunning art of John Wright at JW Art Studios!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
63:01 5/7/24
A Film at 45: Hanover Street
"I love you enough to let go, which more than I've ever felt about anyone in my life."Our limited series, "A Film at 45" is back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the films of 1979. We're dusting off the end of a decade that changed cinema forever, with a fresh look at modern classics and hidden gems that we can't stop watching! On this episode, David and Scott discuss Harrison Ford's fleeting love affair with Lesley-Anne Down in Peter Hyams' WWII drama, "Hanover Street."For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
39:23 5/3/24
Phasers Set To Stun: recapping Discovery: Mirrors
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. On this episode, we recap episode five, "Mirrors," of Discovery's final season.For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
31:47 5/1/24
Peter Hyams - 2010: The Year We Make Contact
Jeff makes contact with Amber and Andrew to explore the themes of human ambition, and extraterrestrial encounters in Peter Hyams' visionary film, "2010: The Year We Make Contact."For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
64:20 4/30/24
1996: Swingers
Join us for a nostalgic trip back to the year 1996! We're exploring the culture, the music, and the message that films in 1996 offered, to determine whether they're classics, cult classics, or a product of their time! This time, Jeff looks great, and Andy Frye is looking money, you know? Like the bomb! This episode is all about the dating scene in '96, swing music's comeback, and the beautiful babies. Cocktails first. Questions later. Don't wait six days. Listen to our talk about "Swingers" now! For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.Check out Andy Frye's book, Ninety Days in the 90s: A Rock N Roll Time Travel Story at andyfrye.com
60:00 4/26/24
Phasers Set To Stun: recapping Discovery: Face the Strange
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. On this episode, we recap episode four, "Face the Strange," of Discovery's final season.For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
28:40 4/24/24
Guy Ritchie - The Man from U.N.C.L.E
Jeff and Andrew enter a world of espionage and intrigue with a discussion about Guy Ritchie's slick spy thriller, "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." It's old school cool when Henry Cavill, Alicia Vikander and Armie Hammer team up in this humorous action-packed adaptation of the Cold War television series!  For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
57:28 4/23/24
A Film at 45: Mad Max
"They say people don't believe in heroes anymore. Well damn them! You and me, Max, we're gonna give them back their heroes!"Our limited series, "A Film at 45" is back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the films of 1979. We're dusting off the end of a decade that changed cinema forever, with a fresh look at modern classics and hidden gems that we can't stop watching! On this episode, David and Scott take a look at the film that launched Mel Gibson's career and set the standard for post-apocalyptic action; "Mad Max." For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
47:44 4/19/24
Phasers Set To Stun: recapping Discovery: Jinaal
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. On this episode, we recap episode three, "Jinaal," of Discovery's final season.For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
33:08 4/17/24
Zack Snyder - Sucker Punch
Zack Snyder has recently discussed his desire to "fix" his 2011 action fantasy "Sucker Punch" claiming that he didn't finish it correctly, despite a director's cut being released. This week, we're taking a look back at our conversation from 2021!For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
46:20 4/16/24
Patreon Sneak Preview - At Close Range
When we finished our limited "1986" series that covered 66 movies from the best cinematic year of the 80s, one listener pointed out that we should have done 86 for "1986!" We agreed, and so began the run of "lost '86" episodes on our Patreon.With "At Close Range," we've now covered 76 movies from 1986! For those of you missing our most popular limited series, here's a sneak preview from our latest Patreon episode!To hear the entire episode, and all the other exclusive episodes available to our Patreon subscribers, sign up for a FREE 7-day trial today! A Film By... on Patreon
15:21 4/11/24
Phasers Set To Stun: recapping Discovery: Red Directive and Under the Twin Moons
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. On this episode, we recap the first two episodes, "Red Directive," and "Under the Twin Moons," of Discovery's final season.For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
46:21 4/10/24
Alex Garland - Men
Excited for Alex Garland's new film, "Civil War," Jeff and Dave take time to discuss the themes, mind-bending storytelling, and absolute horror of his 2022 folk horror film, "Men."For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
56:46 4/9/24
A Film at 45: A Force of One
"Call it anything you want, but whoever did this is as good as dead."Our limited series, "A Film at 45" is back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the films of 1979. We're dusting off the end of a decade that changed cinema forever, with a fresh look at modern classics and hidden gems that we can't stop watching! On this episode, David and Scott take a look at Chuck Norris in one of his earliest roles in the action thriller, "A Force of One."For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
37:07 4/5/24
Phasers Set To Stun: Top 10 Episodes from Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 7
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. Did you skip Picard because you never watched Star Trek: The Next Generation? If you're ready to catch up at warp speed, we discuss the ten episodes you need to see from season seven, if you aren't ready to watch all 25 episodes!For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.The curated list discussed in today's episode contains the following Star Trek: The Next Generation season seven episodes:PhantasmsDark PageAttachedParallelsThe PegasusLower DecksEye of the BeholderJourney's EndPreemptive StrikeAll Good Things...
71:01 4/3/24
Martin McDonagh - Seven Psychopaths
If razor-sharp dialogue, twisted humor, and eccentric characters are your thing, then join Jeff and Andrew for an enlightening look at Martin McDonagh's "Seven Psychopaths!" For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast. 
42:23 4/2/24
1996: The Craft
Join us for a nostalgic trip back to the year 1996! We're exploring the culture, the music, and the message that films in 1996 offered to determine whether they're classics, cult classics, or a product of their time! Ready for a supernatural conversation? Amber Lewis and Amanda Janik discuss the dark side of high school life, teenage angst, betrayal, and the power and perils of friendship in "The Craft." Welcome to the coven!For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
51:31 3/29/24
Phasers Set To Stun: Top 10 Episodes from Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. Did you skip Picard because you never watched Star Trek: The Next Generation? If you're ready to catch up at warp speed, we discuss the ten episodes you need to see from season six, if you aren't ready to watch all 26 episodes!For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.The curated list discussed in today's episode contains the following Star Trek: The Next Generation season six episodes:RelicsRascalsChain of Command Part 1Ship in a BottleTapestryBirthright Part 1The ChaseFrame of MindTimescapeDescent Part 1
64:34 3/27/24
Talking Horror With Filmmaker Cindy Sanabria
Filmmaker Cindy Sanabria joins us for a conversation about the beauty of the horror genre. We chat about the female-directed horror anthology film "XX," and Cindy shares her thoughts on independent filmmaking, practical F/X, and the importance of diversity within the horror community. She also offers some exclusive information about her films "Sam's Web," and her upcoming holiday horror film, "Merciless Christmas!"Find out how you can be a part of "Merciless Christmas" at Merciless Christmas OpportunitiesCheck out Cindy's work at www.bloodstainedfilms.com/For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
75:01 3/26/24
Amy Heckerling - Johnny Dangerously
Amy Heckerling's underrated gangster parody "Johnny Dangerously" is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! Jeff and Brad discuss the laughs, the clever use of profanity, and why seeing Michael Keaton in a tux made him destined to play Bruce Wayne one day.For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
52:55 3/19/24
A Film at 45: The China Syndrome
"We had an event happen. We had...an accident."Our limited series, "A Film at 45" is back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the films of 1979. We're dusting off the end of a decade that changed cinema forever, with a fresh look at modern classics and hidden gems that we can't stop watching! On this episode, David and Scott find out how dangerously close we come to nuclear catastrophe when safety protocols aren't followed in "The China Syndrome."For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
46:16 3/15/24
Phasers Set To Stun: Top 10 Episodes from Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 5
On "Phasers Set To Stun," we recognize the popularity of the latest Star Trek television shows, and how they're building the fanbase. Did you skip Picard because you never watched Star Trek: The Next Generation? If you're ready to catch up at warp speed, we discuss the ten episodes you need to see from season five, if you aren't ready to watch all 26 episodes!For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.The curated list discussed in today's episode contains the following Star Trek: The Next Generation season five episodes:DarmokEnsign RoDisaster Unification Part 1Cause and EffectThe First DutyI, BorgThe Next PhaseThe Inner LightTime's Arrow Part 1
61:22 3/13/24
Greta Gerwig - Lady Bird
From its authentic portrayal of adolescence to its poignant exploration of the mother-daughter dynamic, Jeff and Amber explore Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age film "Lady Bird."Saoirse Ronan delivers a standout performance as the titular character navigating the challenges of high school and family dynamics. Tune in for a thoughtful conversation about the nuances and brilliance of Greta Gerwig's directorial debut.For exclusive episodes and content, check out A Film By... on Patreon! with a FREE 7-day trial!Check out www.afilmbypodcast.com/ for more information.Email us at afilmbypodcast@gmail.com with your questions, comments, and requests.Find us on X Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @afilmbypodcast.
56:37 3/12/24

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