The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy brave the chaotic and troubling mind of director Ari Aster and come out unsure of what to say about A24’s latest project, Beau is Afraid. The Discombobulated Dissenters attempt to deconstruct the thoughts of their mind in a way that vaguely conveys their opinions on the function -and dysfunction- of this film. Has the efforts of filmmaker Ari Aster and the like really retread new ground with their avant-garde style of directing? Or has the welcome of A24 and its edgier projects become far too worn? Grab your paintbrushes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!
The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy summon the ultimate powers of positive affirmation to decipher the latest efforts of director Chris McKay and Nicolas Cage, Renfield. The Hellish Helsings break down the latest iteration of the Prince of Darkness in film, led by the most likely person to actually become Dracula: Nicolas Cage. But has the charm of Cage and his zany acting methods run its course? Or has Chris McKay and his team created (dark) magic that this film wields with perfection? Grab your wooden stakes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!
The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy powerslide into the latest video game-film adaptation with Videogame BANG! host Cory Vincent, as they each run the gauntlet to discuss Nintendo and Illumination’s latest film, The Super Mario Bros (2023). The Jumping Jumpmen (and Jumpwoman) return to their childhood to revel in their delight at the film scorned by critics but loved by fans. Has the mega-team-up of Illumination and Nintendo finally given the House of Mouse a run for its money? Or has the curse still not been lifted off the impossible task of creating a video game-adapted film? Grab your power gloves & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!