Sports biopics like the new "42" about Jackie Robinson have been a cinematic mainstay for decades. Why are they so enduring? What qualifies as a sports biopic versus a sports drama? Joe Shearer and Christopher Lloyd of The Film Yap are joined by special guest Richard Propes of The Independent Critic to discuss.
Christopher Lloyd is joined by Bob Bloom of the Lafayette Journal and Courier to discuss life after winning an Oscar. Is it really the curse that some claim? Certainly some performers like Halle Berry, who stars in the new thriller "The Call," have seen their stars dim after taking home the Oscar gold.
It's time once again for The Yappies, The Film Yap's annual ode to the best, the worst and the weirdest of the cinematic year. Joe Shearer, Nick Rogers and Christopher Lloyd run down the winners and the losers, the also-rans and the wannabes in our wrap up for 2012!
Ever wanted a sneak peek into the deliberations of film critics as they discussed their top award, Best Film of the Year? Well now you can listen in as Indiana Film Journalists Association members Christopher Lloyd, Nick Rogers, Richard Propes, Ed Johnson-Ott, Bob Bloom and Matthew Socey talk about the best movies of the 2012.
Nick Rogers, Joe Shearer and Christopher Lloyd discuss the James Bond cinematic legacy as "Skyfall" lands in theaters. Who was the best Bond? How has the franchise evolved over the last 50 years? And should we really ever forgive George Lazenby?
Joe Shearer and Christopher Lloyd take a gander at the next few months of movies, when the cinematic world hangs up its summer super-suit and tries to get a little serious in time for the Oscar race.