It is one week before Ernest Cline's Ready Player One makes it onto the big screen and I couldn't be more excited. Reviews have begun to trickle in. Saw @readyplayerone last night & been thinking about it all day. It’s pretty magical moviemaking - Spielberg reminding us all that he created the blueprint for breathtaking blockbusters.... Continue Reading →
I have been an avid gamer since my heyday back in middle school, when Halo and Call of Duty ruled the industry and had me committing 300+ hours of my young life to the cause. I feel we are at a very special time in gaming right now...
As a newbie in the Craft Beer society, I felt it would be necessary to give our readers and listeners a taste of where I am coming from...
Kate and I work for a video production company based out of Naples, FL, but we live and play in Fort Myers -- which is about a 45 minute drive home from the office everyday... during the summer. During the winter, when the snow birds from the Midwest and Northeast migrate to Southwest Florida it's... Continue Reading →
Kate & Matt discuss Annihilation; the cast, crew, its connections to Star Wars, what makes it one of the creepiest movies they have seen in a long time, and what it all means. Plus, they play a movie facts fill in the blank game! But first, they dig into the story behind Stone Brewing Co.... Continue Reading →
I have a strange relationship with Dungeons & Dragons. While the old stereo-type is that the nerds playing D&D envied the jocks out partying and playing sports I was the exact opposite. While I loved playing baseball and have had some great times out partying, I've always preferred the nerd life. As soon as I... Continue Reading →
This is one of the most haunting movies I have seen in a long time. Something about it really fucked with me. I'm going to talk about some specifics in the movie, so if you haven't seen it yet this is your official spoiler alert. First of all, my take on it was that it... Continue Reading →
As soon as humans began settling into villages, towns, and cities beer became essential to the equation. With growing populations living in shrinking swaths of land, people had to learn to tolerate each other more than ever. Beer helped. That is the thing about beer. You don't need something to watch, to do, or to... Continue Reading →
The Hunt Begins... Again: Yesterday, I dusted off an old game and decided I am going to beat it. Well, I couldn't exactly dust if off -- it was a download, but I had bought it when it was released in 2015 to tide me over while I waited for Elder Scrolls Online to hit... Continue Reading →
If you are feeling a little lost since you finished binging Stranger Things 2, Netflix has delivered on another eerie series centered around a supernatural setting and of course, a few missing children...
Black Panther is one of the most thought provoking movies we have ever seen. We discuss the cast, crew, plot, and what we would do with an unlimited amount of resources. Also, we dig into the brewery behind a deliciously sweet beer called Hawaiian Lion. Join us in the Crafthouse for lucky episode number 13!
Matt & Kate discuss the worst movie ever made; Plan 9 From Outer Space! Plus, they dive into the history of Elysian Brewing, taste a Wild Night Honey Cream Ale by Swamp Head Brewing, and debate whether real men wear angora dresses.
As guests on The Reel Movies Podcast, Kate & Matt talk about the Crafthouse Society's top 3 romance movies, some chocolatey delicious beers, the Sundance Film Festival, and the scariest movie Ben has ever seen... Hereditary!
In episode 10 we talk Point Break, argue over Keanu Reeves acting ability, crush on Swayze, take a look back at the career of one of our best modern writer/directors, talk about a unique brewery from California, and struggle to open a Funky Buddha bottle.
In episode 9 we discuss Cigar City Brewing's Tampa Lager, Matt's 30th birthday weekend at Gasparilla, Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, and Magic Hat Brewing's #9 not so pale ale.
Let me start by saying, Star Wars runs through my blood. It is one of the things in this world that will never leave my side, no matter what...
If Netflix keeps pumping out shows like this, my job is going to get easier and easier. This was another experience that was unlike any I have had before. OZARK was a hell of a ride and easily ended up being a new favorite of mine. I could tell from the jump that I was... Continue Reading →
This episode we discuss Margot Robbie's film I, Tonya and the award winning Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale by Lazy Magnolia. Also, we unveil our new intro, a slight tweak to the format, and a MUST FOLLOW social media account you don't want to miss.
In this special episode of the Crafthouse Cinema podcast we debut our new segment, "The Cold Open," reveal some big news about the future of the podcast, talk about the brewing company behind Devil's Milk, and dig into the career of iconic filmmaker Sidney Lumet and his final feature, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead.
This episode we will be talking about two American icons that endured countless, odd, and entertaining obstacles in order to become true cult classics; Anchor Steam Beer and Days of Thunder.
As I have been waiting a long time for a show like MINDHUNTER, I have also really been long awaiting a gritty, violent, character driven western series. Netflix has delivered again. GODLESS is a phenomenal series that is fueled by a well-executed vision from the creatives and the actors that were involved. Jeff Daniels. Jeff... Continue Reading →
Which Jumanji movie is better, the original or the remake? According to RottenTomatoes, the answer is pretty clear cut. The original has a score of just 50% from the critics and 62% from the audience while the remake has a 76% from the critics and a 90% from the audience. The original was released in... Continue Reading →
The effervescent golden liquid passes over your tongue as you experience a deep, comforting, malty sweetness. Suddenly, it transforms into a bright, earthy, springlike sensation that awakens your senses in a beautiful balancing act of flawless flavor. Or, you take a sip of beer and the bitterness makes you cringe in disgust. You reach for... Continue Reading →
"Cool idea, exciting plot - but poorly executed." Bright: 2.5 out of 5 As if I needed any more reassurance that one day I can sell a characterless script for 3.5 mil and post up somewhere in Cali and golf for the next decade. That may be a little harsh but what Max Landis finished... Continue Reading →
In this episode we talk about the date night vote and the favorite Netflix series of the Crafthouse Cinema Society, the 12 most rotten headlines of 2017, some India Pale Ales, Bloodsport, Spiceworld, and The Shape of Water -- plus, we play a blind taste test game where Kate has to identify which IPA is... Continue Reading →