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The Filmlosophers

The gentleman's post-credits discourse. Enthusiastic and tactful, hosts Eddie Villanueva and Spencer Williams 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: September, 2020
Sep 30, 2020

The Filmlosophers complete their journey in honoring the creative genius of Satoshi Kon by discussing his most innovative -yet deceptive- film, Paprika. The Parading Pals break down the unique messages behind the film and share what Kon has done to push anime to another level. Does Paprika create an original story that holds a beautiful mess to experience? Or has the film become so cumbersome that it will lull some viewers to sleep? Grab your toy robots and your popcorn, and tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 23, 2020

The Filmlosophers team up once again with Capeless Crusader -and intern- Amy to highlight a holiday anime classic from Satoshi Kon, Tokyo Godfathers. The Tokyo Trio takes a deep dive into the recently dubbed feature. Does the film continue to break the mold for Satoshi Kon and reset the standard in anime storytelling? Or has Tokyo Godfathers come to a complete stop as Kon’s anime mainstream offering? Grab your lottery tickets and your popcorn, and tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 16, 2020

The Filmlosophers are joined by Capeless Crusader -and intern- Amy to celebrate one of Satoshi Kon’s gleaming masterpieces, Millennium Actress. The Tumultuous Trio reflects on the artistic style and engaging storytelling of Kon through the cinematic vessel that debuted in 2002. Does the heart and beauty that encapsulates every cell of the film still tug at heartstrings, young and old? Or has Millennium Actress reached the peak of its ability and serves as only good memories of films gone by? Grab your key necklaces and your popcorn, and tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 9, 2020

The Filmlosophers wrack their brains trying to understand the latest time-bending creation from Christopher Nolan in Tenet. The Temporal Todd’s continue their fight against inverted entropy by discussing one of the most talked-about films of the year. Does Tenet create a beautiful mess of science and story that gives moviegoers an escape from the world? Or has Christopher Nolan’s big bag of engaging stories and visuals finally run out? Grab your bungee cables and your popcorn, and tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 2, 2020

The Filmlosophers bust out their Keytars and their leopard tights to rock on with the latest film in the Bill & Ted trilogy, Bill & Ted Face the Music. The Most Excellent Introverted Extroverts cap a 30-year journey of the boss kind and discuss the latest exploits of the time-traveling dudes. Does the film give homage to the roots where it comes from while also addressing their present-day dilemmas? Or do Bill and Ted find them on a journey of regret and painful ‘80s puns and jokes? Grab your new coke and your popcorn, and tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

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