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The Filmlosophers

The gentleman's post-credits discourse. Enthusiastic and tactful, hosts Eddie Villanueva, Spencer Williams and Chad Riley offer candid observations about current events in the movie industry, film reviews and various other movie buff sundries. When the lights come up, the conversations goes down.
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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 25, 2017

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, summon a ride on the Bifrost Bridge to prepare for next week’s debut of the highly anticipated Thor: Ragnarok (2017) with a recap and review of the franchise’s two previous installments, Thor (2011) and Thor: The Dark World (2013). As the MCU’s first foray into cosmic (mis)adventures, the Thor franchise has a surprisingly crucial role in establishing the universe-spanning culmination due next year in Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Also, with Halloween just around the corner, we share our list of the Top 5 Halloween films to watch between now and October 31st.

Oct 18, 2017

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, take a walk down memory lane with this week’s review of The Princess Bride (1987), which celebrates its 30th Anniversary this month. One of the most quotable films of all time, it’s the “inconceivable” cult favorite that translated the concept of the romantic comedy for a more youthful audience. Starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant and many more, the film has left an inarguable mark on pop culture and remains a favorite for millions of fans.

In movie news, we take a look at the first responses to Ron Howard’s title reveal for Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

Oct 11, 2017

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, zip up their collared jackets and head to the post-apocalyptic future of Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Denis Villenueve’s gorgeous sequel to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, Ana de Armas and Sylvia Hoeks. From the cinematography to the score, and everywhere in between, there’s a lot to talk about with this film in spite of its low opening weekend attendance.

In movie news, we loose our geeky minds over the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).

Oct 4, 2017

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, prep for this weekend’s most anticipated release with a throwback review of Blade Runner (1982), Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Darryl Hannah and Edward James Olmos. Based on Philip K. Dick’s “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”, the film stands tall as one of the most beloved examples of dystopic fiction brought to film.

In movie news, we share details about the start of filming for the next installment of the cinematic Shyamalaniverse in Glass (2018).

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