The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, welcome Spencer Williams and get confused about their own existence during this week’s review of Darren Aronofsky’s new film, mother! (2017), starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer. As critical and public responses continue to indicate, this is a film that easily provokes and confounds its audience regardless of whether it’s ultimately loved or hated.
In movie news, we share a few initial critical reactions to Denis Villanueve’s soon-to-be-released Blade Runner 2049 (2017). The film, starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, opens on October 7th.
The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, don their bespoke suits and dress it up for this week’s review of Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), starring Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. With guest starring turns from Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal and Jeff Bridges - not to mention a series of cameos from Elton John - the film marks the first sequel of director Matthew Vaughn’s career.
In movie news, we briefly preview one of the weekend’s other debuts, The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017).
The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, dabble in a bit of spycraft with this week’s overview of the thrilling genre of spy movies. From some of Hitchcock’s greatest works to prominent franchises featuring marquee characters like James Bond, Jason Bourne and even Dom Torreto, we’re taking a look at the compelling and secretive world of espionage on film.
In movie news, we celebrate Warners making it official by signing Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins to a record setting contract for the sequel.
The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, face their fears with a review of It (2017), a new adaptation of Stephen King’s killer clown novel. Coming on the heels of the lackluster adaptation of another Stephen King novel, The Dark Tower (2017), does this outing prove to be more engaging? Also, how does it compare to the 1990 television mini-series starring Tim Curry as Pennywise?