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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: August, 2022
Aug 31, 2022

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy camp out under the stars in hopes of seeing shooting stars in NBC’s new horror film streaming on Peacock, They/Them. The Outdoorsy Orators work to find the message executed in this new spin on the timeless camp horror trope.Does the execution and writing style say something fresh and new for the genre? Or will the soaring ambition create an experience that falls vastly short? Grab your microphones & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 24, 2022

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy take on Skeletor and the ward of evil 80’s tropes as they regale the 35th anniversary of one of the iconic crown jewels of that era of cinema, Masters of the Universe (1987). The Parallaxing Pariahs find the keys to unlock the tone of this 80’s classic, both in contrast to it’s cartoon counterpart and it’s role in cinematic history. Do the campiness and consistent presence of 80’s tropes become too much for viewers? Or has this film stood the test of time as a lost classic formula for high fantasy? Grab your chicken wings & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 17, 2022

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy travel back to a simpler time of foraging, nature, and hunting -as well as being hunted- in the latest prequel installment to the Predator franchise from Hulu, Prey. The Worrying Warriors unlock their Predator franchise knowledge and do a deep dive into the prequel potential of the film saga that started with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Has director Trachtenberg stumbled upon a lost opportunity that could revitalize this dying franchise? Or has the studio and the filmmaker simply continued to prove that these films just can’t seem to make anyone “stick around”? Grab your flintlock pistols & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 10, 2022

TOOT TOOT!! The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy hop on to the latest non-stop action film from Deadpool 2 director David Leitch, Bullet Train. The Locomotive Locos discuss the cinematic trip that wouldn’t stop…in a good way! Has the director found the formula for the perfect trifecta in filmmaking? Or will the many cameos and plot points give fans cinematic motion sickness? Grab your sparkling water & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 5, 2022

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy are on an alien binge as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of the M. Night Shyamalan classic thriller, Signs (2002). The Interstellar Introverts chat it up about the long career Shyamalan has had, and how his alien thriller changed the scope of original extraterrestrial films are created. Does the director’s work still hold up to today? Or does Shyamalan’s work hold one too many cracks for fans? Grab your foil hats & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

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