Monday Morning Critic Podcast

by Darek Thomas
My name is Darek Thomas and I am the host of Monday Morning Critic Podcast. My podcast is a labor of love created out of my passion for my guests, their work and a variety of shows, movies and people that have changed my life. Welcome to Monday Morning

(Episode 414) "Special Ops: Lioness" Movie Composer: Andrew Lockington.

Episode 414."Special Ops: Lioness" Movie Composer: Andrew Lockington.Andrew Lockington is a wonderful composer whose credits include Rampage, San Andreas, The Space Between Us, The Kindness of Strangers and most currently Mayor of Kingstown and Special Ops: Lioness.Andrew and I touch on a variety of topics including turning getting older, the nostalgia of our time, influences, John Williams, Taylor Sheridan and so much more.Welcome, Andrew Lockington.Social Media:

(Episode 413) "Gran Turismo" Composer: Andrew Kawczynski.

Episode 413."Gran Turismo"Composer: Andrew Kawczynski.Talented composer Andrew Kawczynski joins me to talk about working with Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, his impeccable filmography, burn out, completely investing yourself in your work and his new fantastic score in Gran Turismo. Fun Interview. Super talented composer. #granturismo #granturismo7 #granturismosport #movie #moviemusic #soundtrack #videogames #truestory #shortsvideo #shorts #interview #podcast #hanszimmer #topgun #topgunmaverick #dunkirk #inception #interstellar Welcome, Andrew Kawcyznski.Social Media:

(Episode 412) "Secretariat" Otto Thorwarth (Ronny Turcotte).

Episode 412."Secretariat"Otto ThorwarthOtto Thorwarth is a former jockey that amassed hundreds of wins over an 15 year career. In 2010 he was cast to portray legendary, hall of fame jockey Ronny Turcotte in #disney #secretariat #movie The movie is one of my most favorite sports movies and stars #johnmalkovich and #dianelane Otto and discusses the injuries he's received over the years, angry degenerate gamblers yelling at him at races, insight on what its like to be a jockey, his experiences …

(Episode 411) "Son of a Critch" Executive Producer: Andrew Barnsley.

Episode 411."Son of a Critch"Executive Producer: Andrew Barnsley.Fun chat with Executive Producer who helped produce #schittscreek and currently the very fun "Son of a Critch" which I found very much to be similar to a Canadian #thewonderyears Andrew and I discuss why there is such a huge gap between the quality of television comedies and cinematic comedies, the rich history of comedy in Canada which includes comedians like #jimcarrey #philhartman #mikemyers #johncandy #martinshort #catherineohara #leslienielsen #normmacdonald #rickmoranis and so many …

(Episode 410) "Eye In The Sky" Movie Composer: Paul Hepker.

Episode 410."Eye In The Sky" Movie Composer: Paul Hepker.Paul Hepker is a talented composer whose "Eye In The Sky" remains one of my most favorite movie scores. It is also Alan Rickman's last movie. His other credits include Rendition, Tsotsi and so many more.Born in Zimbabwe and raised in South Africa, Paul Hepker trained as a concert pianist under Adolphe Hallis. He worked as a Musical Director at the National Theatres in Pretoria and Cape Town (The Rocky Horror Show, …

(Episode 409) "Three O'Clock High and Kindergarten Cop" Actor: Richard Tyson.

Episode 409.Richard Tyson.Richard Tyson is a gifted actor known for his iconic roles in Three O'Clock High, Kindergarten Cop, There's Something about Mary, Kingpin, Blackhawk Down and many more.The interview is essentially two parts.The first half is Richard's life, the second half is Richard's filmography.Time Stamps here:Some key points Richard and I touch on:1. He is a Cornell Graduate (Masters), attended the Naval Academy.2. He grew up with four brothers in Alabama.3. His absolutely iconic role in "Three O'Clock High".<...

Bonus Episode: Terrificon Recap.

Bonus Episode: TERRIFICON.Reflecting on Terrifcon, podcasting, upcoming Comic Cons and more.Monday Morning Critic: Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube and

(Episode 408) "The Karate Kid III" Actor: Sean Kanan. (Mike Barnes).

Episode 408.Actor Sean Kanan returns to talk the Sag-Aftra strike, his appearances this week at New York Comedy Club (Stanford), Terrficon (Mohegan Sun) and more!Welcome back, Sean Kanan.Monday Morning Critic: Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube and

(Episode 407) "Spaceballs" Actor: Jim J. Bullock.

Episode 407."Spaceballs"Actor: Jim J. Bullock.Jim J. Bullock is a legendary actor who has been in a wide array of hit shows and movies. These include Hollywood Squares, Too Close For Comfort, Spaceballs, Seinfeld and so many more. Jim and I get into his work, life and people he's met along the way which include Ted Knight, Joan Rivers, Vincent Price and so many more.Jim is a gifted actor and wonderful human being. I consider myself fortunate to have had the …

(Episode 406) "The Crown" and Outlander" Actor: Mark Lewis Jones.

Episode 406."The Crown" and Outlander" Actor: Mark Lewis Jones.You can currently find my next guest in "Outlander" as Tom Christie. Mark is a seasoned actor with a wonderful body of work. Most notably as Edward Millward in "The Crown". Tywysog Cymru remains one of the best episodes in the series. Mark and I talk Outlander, Wales, Wrexham A.F.C, The Crown and more.Welcome, Mark Lewis Jones.Monday Morning Critic: Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube and