The Directors Cut is a national radio program and podcast from Albuquerque hosted by Dan Gutierrez a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association. Each week, he and Kristin Elliot amongst other friends, watch the big movie releases and discuss them. The show originally began in 2005 as a weekend radio program on KAGM a now defunct an FM talk station. Shortly after, the show was picked up by KWSS in Phoenix, AZ an affiliate station, and soon several other stations followed suit. Now The Directors Cut could be heard nationally and continue to pick up affiliate stations for their daily and weekly programming. Check your favorite local radio station for The Directors Cut in your city.
(Play It) DCRS Vs. The Great Gatsby
This week on The Directors Cut we review “The Great Gatsby” and count down the top ten movies you saw, instead of reading the book in high school. Also, we talk to Simon Helberg about the season finale of “The Big Bang Theory” (Thursday May 16th on CBS) and his wife’s movie “I Am I”,... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Iron Man 3
This week it’s all about Iron Man 3! Dan, Brennan, Russell & Richard discuss the man in the shiny suit. We also count down the top ten “Man Robot Men” & “Half Men, Half Man Robot” movies. Devin O’Leary pops in for his quick review of Iron Man 3. Plus, Rebel Donuts gives us their... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Pain & Gain
This week we review Pain & Gain and countdown our top ten movies with meatheads. Brennan takes over the co-host seat and talks about the new Dark Matters film festival he’s putting together. Also, joining us in the studio is special guest Devin O’leary, The Weekly Alibi’s film guy and programmer for the Dark Matters... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Oblivion
This week on The Directors Cut, Dan and Kristin talk about their amazing night with Tippi Hedren and TCM’s Ben Mankiewicz. Several surprise special guests visit the studio. The Chihuahua lawyer Derek tells us how he got famous in Mexico and got the name Chihuahua lawer. Also, we had special guest Max in the studio... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Scary Movie 5
Kristin is back in the studio. We talk Top Ten movies about the meaning of life. Russell calls in with his review of Scary Movie 5. Brian Gutierrez talks about his first adventure competing in an Ironman. We talk to Richard Purnell about his adventures with the Evil Dead cast.
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Evil Dead
This week on The Directors Cut, Dan and Theresa review “Evil Dead”. They talk top ten movies with the word “evil” in the title. They also speak to Ben Mankiewicz from TCM about their 2013 Road to Hollywood. On April 18th The Directors Cut will be hosting Ben Mankiewicz and Tippi Hedren at the KiMo... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS Vs. G.I. Joe Retaliation
This week we review “G.I. Joe Retaliation” and count down the top ten movies that have something to do with toys! Kristin reviews the Stephenie Meyer movie “The Host” along with Russell’s daughter Eden. Russell was also sent to see “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor”.
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Olympus has Fallen
This week Dan and Kristin speak about Olympus has Fallen. Russell calls in with his take. They get a special phone call from Sean Gandert about one of his favorite directors, who would’ve turned 103.
(Play It) DCRS Vs. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
This week on The Directors Cut, we review The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, and since Kristin Elliot was sick, Brennan popped in for a few and we speak to the wonderful Casey Messer on the phone. Also, Russell reviews Snitch and our top ten list is Movies with Magic. You’ll be surprised what movie made it... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Oz The Great and Powerful
This week Dan and Kristin review “Oz The Great and Powerful” Plus! they discuss whether or not a remake of Dorothy and Oz would work. Also, a countdown of the Top Ten prequels. Russell Pinkston calls in to chat about “Dead Man Down” & “Oz They Great and Powerful.
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Jack the Giant Slayer
This week Dan and Kristin take on “Jack the Giant Slayer”. They count down the top ten fairytale/fantasy movies. They also cover some highlights and low lights of the 2013 Academy Awards. Russell Pinkston calls in with his reviews of “21 and over” and “The Last Exorcism Part 2″ Enjoy the show!
(Play It) DCRS Vs. The Oscars
This week on The Directors Cut it’s all about the 85th Annual Oscars! We choose our picks for who’s going to be the big winners. Are we right? Only Timelords could tell. Except the fact that the show was recorded before the Oscars and was uploaded after them! Too bad, It’s time for you to... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS vs. A Good Day to Die Hard
This week was Dan’s birthday and he reviews “A Good Day to Die Hard”. Brennan Foster fills in for Kristin and gives us some insight on the Academy Awards Nominated Shorts. Russell Pinkston calls in with his review. Sean Gandert shares with us one of his favorite Cronenberg movies. Brian Gutierrez enters the studio and... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) DCRS vs. Identity Thief
This weekend , Dan reviewed “Identity Thief”& Kristin saw “Side Effects”. Sean Gandert has a Steven Soderbergh pick and Russell Pinkston talks “Identity Thief”. The top ten list is too ten movies with prescription medication.
(Play It) DCRS vs. Warm Bodies & Bullet to the Head
This week we review Warm Bodies & Bullet to the Head. We counted down the top ten movies with Aging Acting Stars. Also, tried a very special ice cream sundae for the “Big Game” from over the weekend.
(Play It) DCRS Vs. Mama & The Last Stand
This week Dan & Kristin review “Mama” & “The Last Stand”. Find out what they have to say. They also had a quick interview with actress Kristen Rakes from “The Last Stand” , as well as countdown the top 10 worst movie mamas.
(Play It) Cloud Atlas and NYCC with Carrie and Evil Dead
This week we review Cloud Atlas and listen to clips from NYCC. Due to some recording issues, not all clips were salvageable. But below, here are notes from Richard Purnell’s Roundtables at Carrie & Evil Dead. Two big horror flicks we’re dying to see! From Richard Purnell: For Evil Dead, We had the pleasure of... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) Argo and NYCC Coverage
This week Dan has some bold statements about the movie Argo. Richard Purnell gives us LIVE NYCC Coverage. Hear about the fantastic upcoming horror flicks Carrie and Evil Dead. We find out if they’re gonna be remakes, reboots or something else entirely. Also check out Richards Daily coverage here: http://www.directorscutradio.com/category/comics/ UPDATE: Richard posted a video... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) TDCRS vs The Words and REC3
This week Kristin is out, but Brennan comes in to help review The Words and REC3. Also, they try out a sip from 4 different Pumpkin Beers and Ciders and review them on the air. All in all, a fun show.
(Play It) TDCRS Gets Brave
This week we take on the new Pixar movie Brave. Is it worth it to see in theaters, wait til DVD or just forget about? Our Top Ten List is Top Ten weaponized movies. Also Richard Purnell calls in to tell us what he thought about Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.
(Play It) TDCRS vs. Men In Black III
This week we review Men in Black III and Kristin complains about the top ten list, Top Ten Part 3′s with Aliens. Russell uses air time to hit on cute women by promoting their products, and somehow finds time to talk about Chernobyl Diaries. Sean talks about the city he lives in and a very... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) TDCRS vs Battleship and Avengers Behind the Scenes
This week on The Directors Cut Radio Program we review “Battleship” and talk Behind the Scenes of “The Avengers” with Rich Shepherd and Theresa Quinn. Russell Pinkston our middle American movie reviewer checks out “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”. We also highlight the musical talents of Jenn Summers, who was very sweet towards us... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) The Directors Cut Vs Dark Shadows
Tim Burton has brought Johnny Deep, his wife (Helena Bonham Carter), and Danny Elfman back to the theaters. Thus marking it the 8th time Johnny Depp and Tim Burton has worked together. Also, marking the idea that Tim Burton really needs a new box of tools for his art projects. We’ve seen Johnny Deep trying... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) The Directors Cut Vs The Avengers
This week we cover the The Avengers! Yes, it had the highest grossing opening weekend of all time with a whopping $200,000,000. So far they have greenlit a sequel (amongst sequels for other Marvel flicks, including the rumored Hulk). We also had tons of votes on our top ten list which was Top Ten Most... [Continue Reading]
(Play It) The Directors Cut Vs. Project X and The Lorax
This week we review Project X and The Lorax. Also we chat with David Spaner Author and movie critic and we talk Independent movies and their impact on Hollywood and his new book Shoot It!: Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film available now at Amazon.
(Play It) The Directors Cut Vs. Wanderlust and Gone
This week we have reviewed Wanderlust and Gone. Wanderlust is the story of Jennifer Annison and Paul Rudd down on their New York lifestyle luck and find themselves joining a hippy commune. They have a difficult time deciding whether to adapt to their new lifestyle or look at it as a temporary condition. Because there...