The First Word

In-depth discussion about the latest movies, and some old ones too, between friends Mike & Alex. From FirstShowing.net.

Episodes Date

Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss the 2019 Academy Awards, analyzing the winners and nominees along with a discussion about how voting works and how voters ...
February 27, 2019
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss M. Night Shyamalan's film Glass (his highly anticipated sequel to Unbreakable and Split), with guest film critic Amon Warm...
January 22, 2019
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg (@Eisentower30) discuss their Top 10 favorite movies of 2018, featuring special guest Alicia Malone (@aliciamalone, Host on TCM, Backwards & I...
January 17, 2019
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg dive into a heated discussion about Brady Corbet's provocative, brilliant new film Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman and Raffey Cassidy, on this l...
December 26, 2018
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg are joined by producer & filmmaker Amirose Eisenbach to discuss documentaries on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast. We talk about ...
December 14, 2018
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg are joined by Peter Sciretta (owner of slashfilm.com) to debate and discuss the good & the bad of Netflix on this latest episode of The First ...
December 3, 2018
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss Damien Chazelle's First Man, starring Ryan Gosling as the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong.
November 23, 2018
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) records this episode from Venice joined by Anton Volkov for a discussion about a few of the films seen at the Venice Film Festival on this latest episode of The Firs...
September 10, 2018
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss the entire Mission: Impossible movie series starring Tom Cruise, with a focus on Fallout directed by Christopher McQuarrie, on this latest...
August 7, 2018
Alex Billington (firstshowing.net) and Mike Eisenberg discuss horror movies including Ari Aster's Hereditary and John Krasinski's A Quiet Place on this latest episode of The First Word Podcast, featur...
July 13, 2018

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