Viewing Angles

Dan Leo & Robert Mecchi

Two of the internet's finest movie fans talk movies, hot takes, and features.

Website: www.viewinganglespodcast.com Twitter: @ViewingAngles Instagram: @viewingangles Intro and Outro music by Vexento

All Episodes

Is Eternals any good? Is it interesting? Maybe.

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Nov 17

41 min 21 sec

This week is a grab bag of movies because things just won’t stop coming out in theaters.

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Nov 10

42 min 18 sec

How good is the new James Bond movie? How long is the new James Bond movie? Tune in to hear our very late episode on No Time To Die.

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Nov 7

34 min 17 sec

We got a double feature this week. Tune in to hear our thoughts on The Many Saints of Newark and Venom: Let There Be Carnage.

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Oct 13

37 min 56 sec

Dear Evan Hansen is not as bad as critics are making it out to be, but it’s not that great either.

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Oct 6

32 min 50 sec

Copshop is actually pretty good.

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Sep 29

43 min 25 sec

Malignant rocks.

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Sep 22

37 min 55 sec

Marvel makes history this week with Shang-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings which is the first movie ever with Asians.

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Sep 10

34 min 26 sec

We got candy! We got man! We got Candyman (2021) this week! Legend says that if you say our podcast name 5 times into a television, Zack Snyder’s Justice League will start playing.

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Sep 6

31 min 30 sec

Free Guy is also good and you should check it out.

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Aug 28

36 min 59 sec

So, how do you feel about incest?

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Aug 18

44 min 32 sec

The economy of storytelling is nowhere to be found here, which is fine because it’s a bullshit concept that overvalues the time of a human being.

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Aug 4

1 hr 10 min

Part 2 of our LOTR Extended Edition re-watch. Thanks for shedding light on the sexism of the trees, Mitch.

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Jul 28

1 hr 16 min

It still falls apart pretty fast.

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Jul 21

1 hr 29 min

It’s about family.

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Jul 20

54 min 44 sec

Dan has never seen a Fast & Furious movie. It’s time he learned how to live his life 1/4 mile at a time.

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Jun 30

40 min 52 sec

In The Heights is a great musical. Go see it in theaters.

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Jun 24

23 min 35 sec

Thanks to THE HOMILY OF HORRORS folks for coming onto our little pod to discuss Spiral: From the Book of Saw. Check out HOMILY OF HORRORS here: https://open.spotify.com/show/34IwKQApL4GWB2bibbQA4C?si=qIUe3XauQtO5NrBGmpHSdA

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Jun 10

54 min 43 sec

We watched Those Who Wish Me Dead and have thoughts.

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Jun 4

31 min 31 sec

The first movie we saw in theaters since the pandemic began was Nobody. Tune in this week to find out if it was worth it. Music by Vexento

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May 19

34 min 20 sec

Lizard vs Monke. Movie good. Listen.

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Apr 14

33 min 29 sec

This is the big one. The Snyder Cut has finally arrived. Tune in to hear why this movie is a masterpiece.

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Mar 25

1 hr 1 min

Ya boi Zack Snyder is finally getting to finish his original vision for Justice League, but before that comes out, we decided to revisit the trainwreck that is Justice League (2017).

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Mar 21

41 min 24 sec

This week is all about Judas and the Black Messiah. Spoiler alert: it’s fantastic. Judas and the Black Messiah is now streaming on HBO Max. Music by Vexento

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Mar 10

28 min 33 sec

David Cronenberg’s son also makes movies, and this week the boys are talking about a pretty good one. Possessor is now streaming on Hulu. Music by Vexento

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Mar 3

28 min 3 sec

This week the boys review the thoroughly mediocre neo-noir boilerplate mystery, The Little Things. Movies with this many Oscar winners shouldn’t be this boring. The Little Things is now streaming on HBO Max.

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Feb 10

27 min 30 sec

This week is all about a young woman who is just riddled with promises. Tune in for our review of Promising Young Woman.

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Feb 3

26 min 48 sec

Tune in this week to find out why we thought WW84 needed 25% more wonder, 25% less fuzzy woman, and 150% more Pedro Pascal.

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Jan 27

51 min 18 sec

Hell yeah it’s another crossover episode! The boys hang out with their good friends at the Awkward Pause podcast house to talk about movies, Armie Hammer’s cannibalistic tendencies, and a random assortment of other bullshit. Check out Awkward Pause on Spotify, and thanks to Sam for editing this episode!

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Jan 20

59 min 47 sec

Our first crossover episode! Thanks to the “Homily of Horrors” podcast for letting us be a part of their unholy sermon. Tune in this week to hear us raise some hell while reviewing the Clive Barker Classic, Hellraiser. Check out the Homily of Horrors here: https://open.spotify.com/show/34IwKQApL4GWB2bibbQA4C?si=8nO5gkwaSie7S4wzlzTg_A

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Jan 6

1 hr 8 min

Why isn’t “palindrome” a palindrome? Tune in to this week’s episode on TENET to learn nothing. Music by Vexento

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Jan 3

42 min 44 sec

Today we review the least Fincher-esque movie of David Fincher’s career. We’re also drunk, just like Mank, baby!

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Dec 2020

37 min 57 sec

It’s all been building to this. 100 episodes in and we’re finally discussing the most underappreciated masterpiece of the 2010s. It’s time for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Ultimate Edition. Thank you to Hans Zimmer for scoring this episode.

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Dec 2020

1 hr 4 min

Part 2 of the Snyder Special. Tune in to hear why 300 is still a stunning cinematic achievement.

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Nov 2020

47 min 47 sec

It’s all been building to this. We’re going over some of Zack Snyder’s filmography before we hit the big 100th episode. Martha, here we come.

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Nov 2020

48 min 37 sec

Legal drama makes for good movie with plenty of Sorkinisms. Tune it at 7 to hear our thoughts.

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Oct 2020

43 min 6 sec

Tune in this week for our thoughts on the new Netflix original, The Devil All The Time. Reception is…mixed.

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Oct 2020

38 min 45 sec

I’m Thinking of Ending Things is weird, long, and elicited some incredibly mixed feelings from the boys this week.

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Oct 2020

48 min 36 sec

The new Shia Lebeouf film is…not great. Tune in this week to learn why it’s not so great.

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Oct 2020

53 min 42 sec

The Pirates Trilogy is a masterpiece of gonzo blockbuster filmmaking. Tune in to hear why.

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Sep 2020

1 hr 18 min

Rango is a great film and more people should watch it.

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Sep 2020

52 min 43 sec

We’re back with a weird one. We lost an audio track, but Dan worked his magic and threw this together. Thanks, Dan.

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Sep 2020

41 min 37 sec

Part 2 of our Aronofsky rewatch series. Tune in to hear our thoughts on The Wrestler and strip clubs. Music by Vexento

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Jul 2020

49 min 4 sec

Darren Aronofsky is our next director of choice. Find out what we think of death as a general concept in this week’s review of The Fountain. Music by Vexento

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Jul 2020

51 min 23 sec

Music by Vexento

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Jun 2020

47 min 57 sec

Punch Drunk Love is weird. Tune in to learn why. Music  by Vexento

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Jun 2020

53 min 34 sec

Do you like Paul Thomas Anderson? Do you like porn? Boy, do we have the episode for you. Tune in for this week’s review of Boogie Nights. Music by Vexento  

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May 2020

1 hr 13 min

Return of the King is the best movie of all time. Even the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences agrees. Tune in this week for the final episode of our Lord of the Rings re-watch. It’ll have you in tears. Music by Vexento

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May 2020

1 hr 20 min

Part 2 of our Lord of the Rings re-watch series. Tune in if you like war and towers collapsing. Music by Vexento  

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May 2020

1 hr 13 min

THE TIME HAS FINALLY COME TO REWATCH THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY. TUNE IN. GET HYPE. Thank you to @elmerisnotmad for joining us on our journey and finally watching these masterpieces. Listen to Gone Gold and Awkward Pause on Spotify if you want to hear more of that guy. Music by Vexento  

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Apr 2020

1 hr 10 min