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On this week's episode I tackle a trio of Michael Crichton films as well as some classic crime thrillers.  The Baywatch gets put through the ringer and airplane porn rears its ugl...

This week was amazing! Some truly incredible films were watched and loved.  The highlights include Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Samourai (1967), Danny Boyle's Sunshine (2007), and Al...

This week I travel to A Quiet Place and talk about how film form affects an overall perception of a movie.  I crack open the "1001 Movies You Need to See Before You Die" book for ...

This episode I tackle the films of Steven Spielberg and come to grips with my love/hate relationship with the filmmaker.  I rank my top and bottom five Spielberg films and ponder ...

On this episode I discuss a book called "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die" by Steven Jay Schneider and Ian Haydn Smith.  Since I did not watch a lot of worthy movies this w...

On this episode, I invite a group of craft-beer-drinking friends on the podcast in an attempt to pair beer with movies.  Each beer was hand selected from our beer cellars and crac...

This week I discuss slow cinema and the use of long takes.  Why does the long take matter?  What is its purpose?  Is the long take the point?  All these questions will be explo...

This episode focuses on sequels, tentpoles and the differences between the two.  Using the abysmal Jaws sequels as a jumping board, I attempt to place sequels into the business of...

The history of movie stardom is examined using James Cagney as a model of what being a star means.  How stars emerged in Hollywood and how they came to dominate posters, marquees,...

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