Thrillers In A Box
The mid-winter dumping ground of movies gives Be Reel a chance to examine the weird, medium-budget genre fare Hollywood throws at the wall, as well as some of the better movies that set the table. On this episode, we unbox the newly released “Escape Room,” plus two of its thrilling enclosed-space predecessors in 2002’s “Panic Room” and the 1954 classic “Rear Window.”
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Be Reel is a movie reviewing & reappraising podcast hosted by Chance Solem-Pfeifer and Noah Ballard.
Each time out, we select three movies based around a genre and call up guests ranging from submarine captains to Oscar winners. Then, we rate the movies, weighing both technical quality and entertainment.
Noah and Chance are old friends who mostly respect each other’s opinions. Even though Chance is a fool and a traitor. Find their show presented at ThePlaylist.Net and follow them on Twitter for the latest on Noah’s literary agenting and Chance’s work in the Portland arts scene.