Josh Spiegel

About Author:
Josh Spiegel contributes to Sound on Sight as a podcaster, its chief film critic, and editor of the Film section. (And that's just in his free time.) He started up the all-encompassing Disney film podcast Mousterpiece Cinema in June of 2011, and joined Sound on Sight officially in January of 2012. He joined the ranks of the Sound on Sight flagship podcast in early 2013. He's also a member of the Online Film Critics Society.

Website: http://mousterpiececinema.blogspot.com/

Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 146: ‘The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story’

Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 146: ‘The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story’

It’s a big week here on Mousterpiece Cinema, as Gabe and Josh take a look back at the shared and separate lives of Richard and…

‘Maleficent’ boasts a memorable lead performance and little else

‘Maleficent’ boasts a memorable lead performance and little else

Maleficent Written by Linda Woolverton Directed by Robert Stromberg USA, 2014 Every year or so, apropos of very little, the Walt Disney Company will showcase…

‘Palo Alto’ a fine debut feature for another talented member of the Coppola family

‘Palo Alto’ a fine debut feature for another talented member of the Coppola family

Palo Alto Written and directed by Gia Coppola USA, 2013 The disaffection of youth is a familiar theme in modern American cinema, and one of…

‘Cold in July’ a mildly suspenseful revenge tale that remains too familiar

‘Cold in July’ a mildly suspenseful revenge tale that remains too familiar

Cold in July Written by Nick Damici and Jim Mickle Directed by Jim Mickle USA, 2013 In his last film, the horror remake We Are…

Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 145: ‘Million Dollar Arm’

Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 145: ‘Million Dollar Arm’

There are few things more associated with summer in America than our national pastime of baseball. So there’s no better time for Walt Disney Pictures…

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ a decent return to form for director Bryan Singer

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ a decent return to form for director Bryan Singer

X-Men: Days of Future Past Written by Simon Kinberg Directed by Bryan Singer USA, 2014 It may be a slightly ominous sign that the best…

‘The Love Punch’ an unmemorable would-be jaunty caper for leads Brosnan and Thompson

‘The Love Punch’ an unmemorable would-be jaunty caper for leads Brosnan and Thompson

The Love Punch Written and directed by Joel Hopkins UK, 2013 The Love Punch is the latest entry in the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel subgenre…

Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 144: ‘Teacher’s Pet’

Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 144: ‘Teacher’s Pet’

Welcome, everyone, to a very important podcast-cum-intervention, wherein Josh finally gets Gabe to open up about why exactly he hates dogs. Sure, this episode is…

‘Godzilla’ a genuinely exciting spectacle with incredible setpieces

‘Godzilla’ a genuinely exciting spectacle with incredible setpieces

Godzilla Written by Max Borenstein Directed by Gareth Edwards USA, 2014 It’s been almost 16 years to the day since Roland Emmerich attempted and failed…

‘Million Dollar Arm’ a decent, but not truly memorable, sports drama/showcase for Jon Hamm

‘Million Dollar Arm’ a decent, but not truly memorable, sports drama/showcase for Jon Hamm

Million Dollar Arm Written by Tom McCarthy Directed by Craig Gillespie USA, 2014 There’s a scene roughly halfway through Million Dollar Arm that speaks to…

‘Chef’ a mildly enjoyable film that breaks from Jon Favreau’s recent workmanlike blockbusters

‘Chef’ a mildly enjoyable film that breaks from Jon Favreau’s recent workmanlike blockbusters

Chef Written and directed by Jon Favreau USA, 2014 It’s been roughly 7 years since Pixar released their best film to date, Ratatouille, which manages…

‘God’s Pocket’ strands an immensely talented ensemble in a tonally unfocused drama

‘God’s Pocket’ strands an immensely talented ensemble in a tonally unfocused drama

God’s Pocket Written by John Slattery and Alex Metcalf Directed by John Slattery USA, 2014 Whatever its initial intentions were, it’s now impossible to watch…

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