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Rick & Nick Talk Flicks

Rick & Nick Talk Flicks is about movies by two revered local movie critics…and since they’re unwilling and/or unable to actually DO their podcast we found two other guys who love movies; Joel Hoover & Dave Brooks. With a theme on most episodes it’s clear that these two fill-ins spend waaaaay too much screen time.


Latest Episodes

Episode LXXIV – Stream Me Up, Scotty?

Dec. 15, 2020 BIG announcements in how streaming is/is not working with/against theaters. Updates on the pandemic’s massive impacts on Hollywood and a glimpse into the ever-evolving future.

Episode LXXIII – Hollywood and I

Nov. 18, 2020 Remember those “Tangible Intagibles” of a few episodes ago? Dave and Hoov revisit them in a new vein: personal encounters with “Hollywood”, and ones we would like…

Episode LXXII – Rick & Nick Read For Kicks

Nov. 3, 2020 Based on the bestseller, we’re talking film adaptions of popular books! Some don’t live-up to the print versions while others exceed! From The Godfather to Harry Potter,…

Episode LXXI – Fine Wine & Stale Bread

Oct. 13, 2020 Not all movies age well while others do. It is technical achievement over antiquated, retro not passing as modern or even social justice over the previously accepted?…

Episode LXX – It Takes Two

Sept. 22, 2020 The dynamic duos of Hollywood, both onscreen & behind the scenes! DeNiro & Scorsese, Spielberg & Lucas, Sundance & Butch, our favorite twosomes (and some we’d like…

Episode LXIX – A Covid Catch-Up, Revisited

Sept. 8, 2020 An update on movies & theatres amidst the pandemic along with how streaming in evolving and moving-in to fill the gap. Plus both a spoiler-free and short…

Episode LXVIII – Kids These Days

Apr. 24, 2020 Teen angst, drama & comedy goes well on the big screen. The highlights, John Hughes and those coming-of-age films we love!

Episode LXVII – Tangible Intangibles

Aug. 11, 2020 We love movies…but they don’t really exist in a physical form anyway. There are some ways that we can have a tangible experience with something that does…

Episode LXVI – The Rick & Nick Job

July 28, 2020 Thou shalt not steal…but it can be fun to watch! Heist movies tend to be slick, well-constructed and we love ’em!

Episode LXV – Everybody Loves a Comeback

July 7, 2020 Things come and go and sometimes they come back! What would we like to see make a return to glory? Genres, performers, styles, etc. A tour of…