Real Movies Podcast



A Podcast About DocumentariesWith Jon Rhodes and Rob Carmack


  • Real Movies 27 - Searching for Sugar Man


    In this episode of REAL MOVIES, we discuss the Oscar-nominated documentary, SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, which is about how recording artist Rodriguez became a national phenomenon in South Africa and had no idea about it.

  • Real Movies 26 - The Queen of Versailles


    We settle in for our longest episode ever as we discuss the 2012 documentary "The Queen of Versailles." The film features David and Jackie Siegel as they set out to build the largest single-family home in North America. Things go differently than planned with the stock market crashed, and the Siegels are forced to change the way they live and stop construction on their massive new house.Music in this episode: "Moneygrabber" by Fitz and the Tantrums

  • Real Movies 25 - King of Kong / Chasing Ghosts


    We return from a long break with episode #25 of the Real Movies Podcast with a discussion of two films from 2007: "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters" and "Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade." Both documentaries feature a few of the same people from the Twin Galaxies world of competitive arcade games such as Pac-Man and Donkey Kong.Don't forget to find us on Twitter and Facebook!

  • Real Movies 24 - Marwencol


    Jon and Rob discuss the documentary MARWENCOL.Next episode: KING OF KONG and CHASING GHOSTS

  • Real Movies 23 - Sherman's March


    Rob has never hated a documentary as much as he hated the 1986 documentary SHERMAN'S MARCH. Listen to hear why!

  • Real Movies 22 - Senna


    One of the greatest Formula One racers of all time was Ayrton Senna. This week on the Real Movies Podcast, Jon and Rob talk about the 2010 documentary SENNA. A word of warning: there are SPOILERS in this podcast as we discuss what happens in the movie.Next week's documentary: Sherman's March (1986)

  • Real Movies 21 - Confessions of a Superhero


    In Los Angeles, there is are people who spend their days dressed as celebrities and film characters and will take pictures with tourists for tips. In CONFESSIONS OF A SUPERHERO, filmmaker Matthew Ogens follows four of these individuals and helps us see inside the lives of four people who dress up everyday and stand on Sunset Boulevard, waiting for tourists to pay attention to them.

  • Real Movies 20 - Cropsey


    In the 1970's and 80's, there was a series of child abductions on Staten Island, NY. This was the beginning of the local urban legend known as Cropsey. In this episode of Real Movies, Jon and Rob discuss the 2009 documentary CROPSEY, which explores these disappearances as well as Andre Rand, the man who was eventually convicted for the crimes.

  • Real Movies 19 - Catching Hell


    In 2003, Steve Bartman tried to catch a foul ball at playoff game at Wrigley Field. This single event changed his life forever, drawing scorn from the entire city of Chicago and Cubs fans worldwide. In the 2011 ESPN documentary CATCHING HELL, filmmaker Alex Gibney explores this event and its aftermath.CATCHING HELL can be purchased in the iTunes store.Next week's documentary: CROPSEY

  • Real Movies 18 - Touching the Void


    In episode 18, Rob and Jon discuss the 2004 documentary TOUCHING THE VOID. We also discuss which songs we want to hear right before we die.Don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook and follow us at can use one of these venues to request that we watch a documentary that you want to hear us talk about!

  • Real Movies 17 - Into the Abyss


    In episode 17 of REAL MOVIES, Jon and Rob discuss the 2011 Werner Herzog film INTO THE ABYSS.Next episode: TOUCHING THE VOID

  • Real Movies 16 - Bill Cunningham New York


    In episode 16 of Real Movies, we discuss the 2011 documentary BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK.Next Week: INTO THE ABYSS

  • Real Movies 15 - Man on Wire


    In this week's episode of the Real Movies Podcast, Jon and Rob discuss the highly acclaimed 2008 documentary MAN ON WIRE.Next week: BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK

  • Real Movies 14 - Beer Wars


    In episode 14 of REAL MOVIES, Jon and Rob discuss the documentary BEER WARS.Next episode: MAN ON WIRE

  • Real Movies 13 - Food Inc.


    In episode 13 of REAL MOVIES, we discuss the documentary FOOD INC.Next episode: BEER WARS

  • Real Movies 12 - Winnebago Man


    In this episode of Real Movies, we discuss the 2009 documentary WINNEBAGO MAN.Don't forget to "like" us on Facebook!

  • Real Movies 11 - The Art of the Steal


    In Episode 11 of THE REAL MOVIES PODCAST Jon and Rob discuss the 2009 documentary THE ART OF THE STEAL.

  • Real Movies 10 - Exit Through the Gift Shop


    In the tenth episode of the REAL MOVIES PODCAST, Jon and Rob discuss the 2010 documentary EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP.Next week: THE ART OF THE STEAL

  • Real Movies 09 - The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia


    In the ninth episode of the Real Movies Podcast, Jon and Rob discuss the 2009 documentary THE WILD AND WONDERFUL WHITES OF WEST VIRGINIA.Next week: EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP

  • Real Movies 08 - The Interrupters


    Jon and Rob discuss the critically acclaimed 2011 documentary THE INTERRUPTERS.Next week: THE WEIRD WILD WHITES OF WEST VIRGINIA

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