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September 11, 2019
Adnan speaks with Brian Raftery, author of the amazing book "Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen." Brian is on the show to talk about what is considered by many to be the greatest year in film's history - 1999. Adnan also reviews the new film "Brittany Runs A Marathon" and in honor of the 1999 films, Adnan and Joe give their Mt. Rushmore of the best movies of that year.
September 4, 2019
The New York Film Festival is right around the corner and Adnan is determined to see Martin Scorsese's new film, "The Irishman." Tune in to hear Adnan's wild tale about how he got tickets for the film's premiere! Adnan also reviews "The Angry Birds Movie 2" and speaks with Jacob Estes, director of the amazing new horror flick, "Don't Let Go." Finally, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the greatest Crime Thriller films ever made!
August 28, 2019
Adnan reviews the new comedy “Booksmart,” which about two academic overachievers who try to fit in an entire four years high school partying of into one epic night! Adnan also speaks with the directors of the critically acclaimed filmed “Freaks,” Adam Stein & Zach Lipovsky. “Freaks” hits theaters on Friday, September 13th! And for this week’s Mt. Rushmore segment, Adnan and Joe pick the four best High School Comedies of all time!
August 28, 2019
Adnan reviews the new comedy “Booksmart,” which about two academic overachievers who try to fit in an entire four years high school partying of into one epic night! Adnan also speaks with the directors of the critically acclaimed filmed “Freaks,” Adam Stein & Zach Lipovsky. “Freaks” hits theaters on Friday, September 13th! And for this week’s Mt. Rushmore segment, Adnan and Joe pick the four best High School Comedies of all time!
August 21, 2019
Adnan reviews the delightful new film "Blinded by the Light," which follows a Pakistani teenager's love for Bruce Springsteen! Plus, the Emmy Awards are just around the corner, so Adnan speaks with Entertainment Weekly television critic Kristen Baldwin to break down what you can expect from this year's award ceremony. Kristen also previews the hottest Fall TV shows that you can expect to hit televisions next month. Also, for this week's Mt. Rushmore segment, Adnan and Joe pick their favorite "Music Inspired Movies."
August 15, 2019
Nicholas Cage may have gone on a quest in search of the Holy Grail, but you won’t have to search long to find Huse Mdhavji as Cinephile’s guest! He’s here to talk about his new play “Art” which is currently underway in Toronto. Adnan also reviews the new supernatural movie, “Freaks.” Plus, who is joining Eddie Murphy in the “Coming to America” sequel? Find out here! Adnan and Joe look at one the most infamous episodes of The Sopranos ever made – Season 3, Episode 11 – “Pine Barrens.”
August 7, 2019
On this episode of Cinephile, Adnan reviews the critically acclaimed film, The Farewell! Plus, Finn Wolfhard is only 16 years old, so why in the world would he need to be de-aged in his next film? Find out here! Adnan also speaks with Turner Classic Movies host, Ben Mankiewicz. Ben has an encyclopedic knowledge of film and tells the story of the time he interviewed Quentin Tarantino for an hour and a half! And for this week’s Mt. Rushmore, Adnan and Joe decide which family films are the greatest ever made.
July 31, 2019
If you haven’t seen Quentin Tarantino’s new film “Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood” yet, don’t worry because Adnan has got you covered! Find out what he thought of the film and see where it ranks in Tarantino’s filmography for this week’s “Mt. Rushmore” segment. Adnan is also joined by friend and co-host of “ChangeUp” on the DZAN Network, Scott Rogowsky! Adnan and Scott take a deep dive into the films of the late director, Sidney Lumet.
July 24, 2019
Adnan tells you exactly what he thought about Disney’s new live action “The Lion King.” Is the remake as good as the original? Find out! Adnan also welcomes back Ben Lyons to the Cinephile airwaves! Ben is here to talk all about the incredible documentary “Sea of Shadows” and the charming new film “Brittany Runs a Marathon.” Plus, Adnan and Producer Joe look at some the more peculiar entertainment news stories circulating around Pop Culture and make their picks for the worst remakes ever made.
July 17, 2019
Adnan reacts to the 2019 Emmy nominations and offers his pick for the biggest snubs of the year. He also gives his review for Ari Aster’s latest horror movies, “Midsommar.” Adnan speaks Joe Talbot, director of the incredible new film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” After, Adnan and Joe give their picks for the four greatest horror movies ever made in this week’s Mt. Rushmore and Adnan finishes bingeing season 2 of The Sopranos.
July 10, 2019
On this episode of Cinephile, Adnan gives his review on the latest Spider-Man movie.  He then catches you up with the latest entertainment news.  Adnan is then joined by director, Riley Stearns.  The two discuss the new movie “The Art of Self Defense.” Adnan continues his binge of The Sopranos and discusses some of his favorite episodes in “The Bada Binge” segment.
July 3, 2019
On this episode of Cinephile Adnan discusses the wonderful new film, “The Last Black Man In San Francisco,” which is sure to be a favorite for many voters come Oscar season. He also speaks with ESPN anchor Max Bretos about his favorite movies of summer 2019. Max also answers the question of whether a Sean Connery impression is still timely. Spoiler Alert: It is! For this week’s Mt. Rushmore, Adnan and Joe pick their “Films That Identify with A Certain Place,” And as always, Adnan continues his binge of the entire Sopranos series with the segment "The Bada Binge."
June 26, 2019
On this episode of Cinephile, Adnan reviews Toy Story 4! He also speaks with film critic Christy Lemire about the some of the best (and worst) movies of the summer 2019 blockbuster season. Plus, what are the four greatest Tom Hanks movies!? There's really no right answer, but Adnan gives it a shot anyway in this week's "Mt. Rushmore."
June 19, 2019
On this episode of Cinephile, Adnan gives his review of Disney's new live action film, Aladdin. In honor of Will Smith's genie in the film, Adnan gives his picks for the Mt. Rushmore of Will Smith Movies. Adnan also speaks with filmmaker CJ Wallis about his documentary Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who knew Too Much, which is streaming now on Netflix.
June 12, 2019
Cinephile is back! Adnan reviews season 2 of HBO’s Barry (7:19), chats with stars of the new film Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny, stars of the new film The Dead Don’t Die (11:37), gives his pick for the Mount Rushmore of Sports Movies (25:13), and looks back on the first episodes of The Sopranos (28:47)
June 5, 2019
Cinephile returns on June 12th! Enter the mind of Adnan Virk, noted sportscaster and Cinephile. Find out what this movie lover’s podcast is all about as he shares his unique passion for motion pictures in this trailer.
January 28, 2019
Adnan reacts to the SAG Awards (7:42), reviews Barry and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (11:58), and chats with Tony Shalhoub (23:42) and the producers of Ralph Breaks the Internet
January 22, 2019
Adnan reacts to the Academy Award nominations (3:31), chats with Matthew McConaughey (15:04), and recaps his experience at the Critics' Choice Awards with Max Bretos (41:30).
January 11, 2019
Adnan chats with Kevin Hart (6:27), interviews Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz about The Sopranos (55:06), and the guys give their top 10 films of 2018 (29:28).
December 20, 2018
Adnan reviews Mary Poppins Returns (5:20), Roma (6:45), and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (10:18), chats with Andy Serkis (15:24), and brings back a guest reviewer.
December 10, 2018
Adnan reviews Green Book (10:38), The Front Runner (10:38), Bohemian Rhapsody (24:30), and Vice (28:03) and interviews Academy Award winning director Barry Jenkins (35:51).
November 28, 2018
Adnan reviews The Favourite (7:31), If Beale Street Could Talk (10:38), and Beautiful Boy (13:27). Plus, a movie recommendation from Toby from The Office (48:22).
November 14, 2018
Adnan reviews Can You Ever Forgive Me? (3:25) and What They Had (7:54), chats with Gabe Polsky (16:31) and rock climber Alex Honnold (40:12), and brings back a guest reviewer.
October 30, 2018
Adnan reviews The Old Man & the Gun (2:12), Mid90s (4:06), and Wildlife (6:37), chats with Ben Foster (22:03), and gets guests reviews of Mandy and Halloween.
October 16, 2018
Adnan reviews First Man (3:01) and Vox Lux (13:56), chats with Oscar nominated actor Robert Forster (15:30), and discusses one of the best spin offs ever (36:26).
October 9, 2018
Adnan gets accredited, reviews A Star is Born (3:52) and Private Life (10:30), and chats with actor/director Ike Barinholtz (13:40) and film critic Ty Burr (21:24).
September 25, 2018
Adnan reviews Farenheit 11/9 (8:53) and Mandy (16:51), chats with Mario Van Peebles (24:31), and offers up some streaming suggestions (46:32).
September 12, 2018
Adnan looks back at a Hitchcock classic (3:12), reviews Crazy Rich Asians (11:36) and RBG (14:50), and chats with Tom Berenger about Platoon, Major League, and Inception.
August 28, 2018
Adnan ranks the top 5 movies of 2018 so far (9:32), looks ahead to the fall movie season (15:32), and chats with Robert Townsend (28:18).
August 16, 2018
Adnan reviews BlacKkKlansman (2:55) and Three Identical Strangers (11:07), chats with Alec Blome of the Fantasy Movie League Podcast (17:44), and revisits an old segment.
July 18, 2018
Adnan reviews Ant-Man and the Wasp (4:28), Hereditary (8:23), and Blockers (15:27), discusses a new documentary on Ted Williams (18:48), and recaps the Emmy nominations.
July 3, 2018
Adnan reviews Eighth Grade (2:54) and Won't You Be My Neighbor? (5:19) and chats with Bo Burnham (14:07). Plus, a guest review of the worst movie since Gigli.
June 20, 2018
Adnan reviews Incredibles 2 (3:48), ranks his Top 10 Father-Son films (7:38), and chats with director Ben Lewin (19:39).
June 14, 2018
Adnan Virk and Buster Olney rank their ten best baseball movies of all time.
June 6, 2018
Adnan discusses being a juror at the Greenwich Film Festival (8:03), ranks Al Pacino's Top 5 roles (6:45), and tells an incredible celebrity Family Feud story (58:40).
May 22, 2018
Adnan celebrates the 2 year anniversary of the podcast, chats with Jay Baruchel (14:45) and Mark Teixeira (45:05), and Ben Lyons details an awkward encounter (55:03).
May 17, 2018
Adnan reviews First Reformed and Dead Pool 2 (1:58), interviews writer/director Paul Schrader (9:19), and chats with Deadpool 2 director David Leitch (23:34)
May 7, 2018
Adnan recounts his trip to the Tribeca Film Festival, chats with Ben Lyons and internet celebrity The Fat Jew, and Rick describes his encounter with Paris Hilton.
May 4, 2018
Marty talks with Jon Gries, aka Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite about how he got the role in the film and what it was like shooting it. Plus, Ryan McGee stops by.
April 30, 2018
Adnan reviews Avengers: Infinity War (2:27), A Quiet Place (7:57), and Isle of Dogs (13:09, and chats with Hank Azaria (15:32) as well as his character Jim Brockmire (26:12).
April 19, 2018
Adnan reviews Paterno (1:59) and Ready Player One (11:22), interviews Omar Epps (21:23) and Mark Raso (32:40), and enjoys another edition of Everyman (48:27).
March 29, 2018
Adnan reviews Judd Apatow's new HBO documentary about Gary Shandling (3:24) and talks to Academy Award winner Helen Hunt (21:56) and Emmy winner Michael Imperioli (31:22).
March 22, 2018
Adnan reviews Game Night (15:40) and a book by his favorite screenwriter (4:27), tells stories about his favorite actor (9:52), and interviews Tony Parker (21:45).
March 7, 2018
Adnan and Dan recap their experience at The Oscars, Ben's conversation with Oscar winner Bryan Fogel (36:29), and the debut of a new segment called In Defense Of.
March 5, 2018
On Sunday night after the Oscars, Adnan, Ben Lyons and Dan Stanczyk break down the best moments of the night. Plus, one of the guys gets to ask Oscar winner Kobe Bryant a question and much more.
February 22, 2018
Adnan reviews Roman J. Israel (13:41), Girls Trip (16:26), and Icarus (17:50). Plus, Max Bretos discusses his friendship with Charlize Theron (21:58).
February 13, 2018
Adnan discusses his week taping vignettes for The Oscars (5:00), Ben discusses his time at the Oscars luncheon (13:05), and they review Black Panther (8:35).
February 7, 2018
Adnan chats with Nicolas Cage (53:52), Ethan Hawke (57:51), and Paul Rudd (1:03:01, and reviews movies from the Sundance Film Festival with Ben Lyons.
January 23, 2018
Adnan is back from the Sundance with some more transportation related stories. Plus, he reacts to the Oscar nominations with What the Flick's Christy Lemire (26:15).
January 17, 2018
Adnan reviews Call Me by Your Name (11:20) and Hostiles (17:07), interviews Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts (19:13), and tells a Scorsese story.
January 10, 2018
Adnan reviews Phantom Thread (6:18) and The Post (14:14), chats with Academy Award winning documentarian Errol Morris (24:34), and lists his top 10 movies of 2017 (33:58).
January 2, 2018
Adnan is joined by Ben Lyons to preview the Golden Globes. The guys run through the major categories and tell you who should win and who will win each.
December 21, 2017
Adnan reviews Star Wars: The Last Jedi (3:35), The Disaster Artist (6:24), and Last Flag Flying (11:07), interviews J.K. Simmons (17:20), and ranks James Franco's top 5 roles.
December 12, 2017
Adnan chats with Academy Award nominees Willem Dafoe and Richard Jenkins and reviews The Shape of Water, I, Tonya, Darkest Hour, Jim & Andy, and Molly's Game.
November 28, 2017
Adnan reviews Three Billboards (6:21), Coco (12:27), and Ladybird (15:33), chats with Margot Robbie (24:44) and John Ridley (42:13), and ranks Danny DeVito's Top 5 roles.
November 9, 2017
Adnan reviews The Florida Project (6:43) and Intent to Destroy (13:50), interviews Mark Wahlberg (17:27), and ranks Gene Hackman's Top 5 performances (27:07).
October 30, 2017
Adnan reviews LBJ (3:14) and My Friend Dahmer (8:28), chats with writer/director Rob Reiner (10:45), and offers up some streaming suggestions for November (24:51).
October 27, 2017
Adnan and Ben Lyons review Spielberg (18:04), the guys chat with Miles Teller (28:51), and we finally get Ben's top 10 films since 2000 (5:26).
October 11, 2017
Adnan reviews Blade Runner 2049 (10:09) and Battle of the Sexes (18:17), chats with Scott Feinberg of The Hollywood Reporter (24:18), and ranks Robert Redford's top 5 roles.
September 27, 2017
Adnan reviews mother! (8:40) and Stronger, interviews Richard Lewis (19:38), ranked Dustin Hoffman's top 5 roles (42:18), and revisits The Wolf of Wall Street.
September 14, 2017
Adnan interviews the cast and crew of Last Rampage (23:11), revisits a Best Picture winner, reviews Wind River (10:38), and ranks the top 5 roles of Morgan Freeman (42:03).
August 30, 2017
Adnan reviews Norman (12:48), Detroit (19:43) and Logan Lucky (26:14), ranks Michael Keaton's top 5 roles (39:37), and chats with former NFL CB turned actor Nnamdi Asomugha.
August 17, 2017
Adnan reviews War for the Planet of the Apes (20:19), chats with Jeremy Renner (29:05) and Tony Hale (44:26), and ranks Joaquin Phoenix's top five roles (39:26).
July 31, 2017
Adnan reviews Dunkirk (11:08) and Spider-Man: Homecoming (25:37), chats with Steve Guttenberg (31:42) and Malcolm D. Lee (46:12), and ranks Christopher Nolan's top 5 films.
July 14, 2017
Adnan reviews The Big Sick (10:01) and Baby Driver (16:41), chats with Andy Samberg (23:23), and ranks Daniel Day-Lewis' top 5 roles (39:02).
June 23, 2017
Adnan and Dan list their top 10 films of the 21st century, Adnan chats with Josh Duhamel, reviews two television shows, and ranks Philip Seymour Hoffman's top 5 roles.
June 15, 2017
Adnan reviews Wonder Woman (5:32)and Obit (8:07), talks to Timothy Spall (22:47), ranks Johnny Depp's top 5 roles (49:03), and recommends Jeffrey Tambor's new memoir.
May 25, 2017
Adnan reviews The Wizard of Lies (11:40) and Split (17:48), chats with legendary producer Jerry Bruckheimer (23:14), and ranks Robin Williams' top 5 roles (32:22).
May 16, 2017
Adnan reflects on the first year of the podcast, reviews Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (10:40) and The Comedian (14:13), and ranks Kevin Spacey's top 5 roles (27:28).
May 2, 2017
Adnan recounts his trip to Vegas (7:42), discusses The Godfather reunion he attended (11:20), and chats with Jeff Garlin (40:15) and David Duchovny (59:25).
April 19, 2017
Adnan reviews T2 Trainspotting (10:38) and The Founder (19:25), chats with TCM's Ben Mankiewicz (30:28), and ranks Kate Winslet's top 5 roles (50:16).
April 5, 2017
Adnan chats with Jessica Alba (4:30), reviews The Boss Baby(17:10), speaks with 48 Hrs. director Walter Hill (23:55), and ranks Warren Beatty's top five roles (32:30).
March 30, 2017
Adnan chats with Hank Azaria (4:00) and Ken Jeong (25:57), discusses great movies he never wants to see again (51:21), and guesses movies based only on their tagline (57:28).
March 15, 2017
Adnan review Logan (15:38) and Get Out (19:47), discusses the most disturbing movies he's ever seen (29:36), and ranks Sean Penn's top 5 performances (35:02).
February 28, 2017
Adnan recounts his tales from the red carpet (5:20), explains what the Best Picture mix up was like in the theatre (26:46), and ranks Leonardo DiCaprio's 5 best roles (53:44)
February 13, 2017
Adnan and Dan pick the Oscar winners (9:01), Adnan reviews The Lego Batman Movie (23:35) and The Salesman (25:28), and the top five roles of Nicolas Cage's career (58:39)
January 31, 2017
Adnan reveals huge news (5:40), gives his Oscar nomination takeaways (13:39), talks to Chris Beachum of GoldDerby.com (28:11), and tells a great Scorsese story.
January 17, 2017
Adnan unveils his top 10 films of 2016 (13:11), reviews Lion (24:34) and Jackie (26:25), and chats with Ice Cube (31:22) and ESPN's Ben Lyons (44:21).
January 4, 2017
Adnan reviews Silence (3:05), La La Land (15:01), and Fences (19:26) and chats with Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg (25:25) and esteemed film critic Owen Gleiberman (39:12).
December 21, 2016
Adnan reviews Rogue One (11:04) and Arrival (15:16), chats with Keegan-Michael Key (22:35), and ranks Will Smith's 5 best roles (33:48). Plus, an ESPN Radio cameo.
December 6, 2016
Adnan reviews Manchester by the Sea (3:35), Loving (9:28), and Moana (14:05), chats with Oscar favorite Mahershala Ali (16:12), and ranks Brad Pitt's five best roles (41:41).
November 22, 2016
Adnan chats with Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton (3:00), Miles Teller (35:09), reviews Moonlight (55:14), and gets ready for Martin Scorsese's new film (58:05).
November 8, 2016
Adnan reviews Mel Gibson's reclamation project Hacksaw Ridge, talks with the editor in chief of Rotten Tomatoes, ranks Tom Cruise's top 5 roles, and tells a Scorsese story.
October 25, 2016
Adnan interviews comedy titans Kevin Hart and Christopher Guest, does his Michael Caine impersonation again, and explains how you can win a free Cinephile t-shirt.
October 12, 2016
Adnan reviews The Birth of a Nation, chats with Oscar winner J.K. Simmons, ranks Ben Affleck's top 5 acting roles, and takes a deep dive on three Martin Scorsese films.
September 27, 2016
Adnan talks to Norm Macdonald, discusses trying to get John Cusack on the podcast, reviews Snowden, and recommends the first 10 minutes of a three hour Best Picture winner.
September 16, 2016
Adnan reviews Tom Hanks' new film Sully, chats with Terry Crews about his porn addiction, ranks Denzel Washington's Top 5 roles, and discusses the funniest movie of the year.
August 30, 2016
Adnan interviews Robert De Niro, crushes an iconic Best Picture winning film, ranks Tom Hanks' top five roles, and reviews War Dogs, Sausage Party, and Pete's Dragon.
August 17, 2016
Adnan reviews Suicide Squad, ranks "living legend" Meryl Streep's five best performances, discusses Hitchcock's influence, and does a spot on Michael Caine impersonation.
August 1, 2016
Adnan talks with former Best Actor nominee Viggo Mortensen, legendary writer/director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, Tin Cup), and discusses one of his favorite movie endings.
July 18, 2016
Adnan explains the secret to Bryan Cranston's success, reviews a movie that "violates the critical rule" of film making, and ranks Bill Murray's top 5 roles.
July 6, 2016
Adnan reviews The Phenom, The Shallows and the latest 30 for 30, recounts his trip to an Iowa movie theater, chats with Denis Leary, and ranks Jack Nicholson's best roles.
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