The Film Effect Podcast

The Film Effect Podcast is a weekly show that’s 100% dedicated to the art & history of film. It’s the culmination of one’s love for cinema…

Each week, hosts Ed & Corey take a particular film and give it what we call “The Film Effect Treatment”: our version of a deep-dive that goes above & beyond to cover additional areas you typically wouldn’t get with a regular movie podcast!

Sure, we can be like everyone else and just share our detailed thoughts over a scene-by-scene analysis, but with every episode we also:
*Break down box office information (including numbers and how it did financially against other films released the same time)
*Discuss where we were when we first saw the movie
*Describe what we would change about the movie if we had a crystal ball
*Pick another film we’d partner the episode’s movie up with as a double feature
*Provide ounces of trivia
*We even share our own top five lists in conjunction with the movie we’re talking about!

We want listeners to walk away from each episode knowing all there is to know about the movie we just gave our patented “Film Effect Treatment” to…and then some.

Get to know the films you adore, a little more, with The Film Effect Podcast: Deep Dives, Top Fives, and Good Vibes (all for the Film Effect archives)

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Recent Episodes

May 3, 2024

Aliens (1986)

It's GAME OVER for this edition of the podcast as Ed & Andrew celebrate 'Alien Day' a week late with an episode giving James Cameron's explosive sequel Aliens The Film Effect Treatment!! In Aliens... decades after surviving …
April 17, 2024

Predator (1987)

On this edition of the podcast, Ed's joined by his brother Andrew to tackle the 1987 sci-fi action classic film Predator as it's finally given the signature Film Effect Treatment!! In Predator, a team of commandos on a missi…
April 15, 2024

Ghostbusters (1984)

We're back with all-new, weekly shows as Justin & Ed get together to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ghostbusters with an extended episode discussing the 1984 horror-comedy classic in detail as well as the franchise as a w…
Feb. 21, 2024

Unlawful Entry (1992)

Justin joins Ed this week to talk rage & obsession, as displayed by Ray Liotta, while giving 1992's underrated thriller Unlawful Entry , from director Jonathan Kaplan, our patented Film Effect Treatment!! Unlawful Entry invo…
Feb. 1, 2024

Child's Play 2 (1990)

We're celebrating the third anniversary of The Film Effect Podcast with an episode that's been teased for months as Ed & Corey give one of their personal favorite horror films, 1990's Child's Play 2 , the signature Film Effe…
Jan. 25, 2024

FEWERcast 52: The 2024 Academy Award Nominations

On this shortened episode of FEWERcast, Ed & Justin talk about this year's Academy Award nominations, that were announced this week...including a breakdown of the main categories (along with our early predictions), who were …
Jan. 21, 2024

FEWERcast 51 (1-20-24)

It's another edition of the Film Effect Weekly Entertainment Recap podcast (also known as FEWERcast for all intents and purposes) and even though we're short-handed this week, a "bite-size edition" of the show will suffice..…
Jan. 9, 2024

Surviving the Game (1994)

It's the first Film Effect episode of 2024, so Ed & Justin are kicking things off with a wild one as they give Ernest Dickerson's insane sophomore feature, Surviving the Game, a Film Effect Treatment to remember!! In Survivi…
Jan. 3, 2024

FEWERcast 50: Our Favorite Films of 2023

Do not adjust your computers or phones. The rumors are true. We are BACK with a special episode in which we're discussing our favorite films of 2023. The gang's all here for this special return episode of the Film Effect Wee…
Dec. 27, 2023

Cobra (1986)

On the second part of our " Film Effect Christmas " edition of the podcast, Ed & Justin are celebrating the festivities with Marion Cobretti as they spend the final episode of 2023 giving the 1986 Christmas classic Cobra the…