The Empire Film Podcast offers thorough reviews of movies. The podcast addresses everything from the best movies to the worst Hollywood films. It also provides the latest movie news and events around the film industry.
The hosts hold humorous and candid conversations about many aspects of movies. They explore plotlines, characters, directors, and actors. Other topics are box office success, franchises, and more. Episodes also feature interviews with famous actors, directors, and filmmakers. The Oscars, Disney, and the MCU all come up in conversations on the show.
Chris Hewitt, Helen O'Hara, and James Dyer preside over most podcast episodes. The hosts are all staffers at Empire Magazine, a British publication. Sometimes, other staffers cohost episodes. The podcast is the audio counterpart of the movie-centric magazine, which debuted in 1989. The first episode of the podcast debuted in 2012. The hosts are knowledgeable about movies and have engaging personalities. Listeners can expect to laugh a lot when listening to the podcast.
The Empire Film Podcast includes segments such as interviews and "Spoiler Specials." There is also a Q&A segment that features listener-submitted questions. Movie recommendations, favorite characters, and actors are some questions fans ask the hosts. Chris, Helen, and James discuss contemporary and classic movies in the spoiler episodes. The "Spoiler Specials" episodes contain many details about the reviewed movie. The hosts examine plotlines, characters, and more in the special episodes. They laugh, argue, and agree to disagree when reviewing films.
A-list actors like Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, and Hugh Grant are among the guests interviewed on the podcast. Directors Oliver Stone, Adam McKay, and David O. Russell have appeared as well. Movies reviewed include franchises like Star Wars, Mission: Impossible, and Indiana Jones. Whatever the guest or topic, The Empire Film Podcast entertains and informs.