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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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Nov 24, 2021

The Filmlosophers cross over into the otherworldly as they converse with the dead (and each other) on the latest entry in the ghost-hunting franchise, Ghostbusters: Afterlife.The original Dynamic Duo reminisce on the franchise that founded their love of movies as they open up about the 2021 film. Does Afterlife breathe new life in to the franchise? Or are the film critics spot on about the latest attempt? Grab your proton packs & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmlosophers!

Nov 21, 2021

Never one to go long without discussing Horror, the crew breakdown their thoughts on the unique and obscure world that is the V/H/S franchise! Joined by friend of the show Ben, the guys journey back to the anthological oddities found in the freakish found footage films. How do they stack up to each other? Strap in and grab your popcorn for some fun and mayhem in this week’s Extra Credit!

Nov 17, 2021

The Filmlosophers ascend to a god-like state of mind as they discuss the impact of Marvel’s latest entry into the cosmic saga, Eternals. In a deep dive of genius Jack Kirby’s mind, we discuss this obscure yet powerful movie from Marvel Studios. How does the Eternals fit into the MCU? Where does the next steps take us? Grab your cosmic surfboard & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmlosophers!

Oct 28, 2021

The Filmlosophers spare no expense as they are joined by special guests Sacramento filmmaker T.J. Aguilar and Capeless Crusader host Anthony Esteves for a trip down memory lane to talk about ‘80s horror films! How has this decade of cinema impacted the industry today? What are some of the films that changed some the lives of the Quick-witted Quintessentials? Grab your blockbuster card & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmlosophers!

Oct 20, 2021

The Filmlosophers continue their celebration of the month of spooktacular with a chat over the latest horror offering of the year, Halloween Kills. Do the Tantamount Trio feel the fear and dread Michael has brought for decades? Or has the knife-wielding sociopath lost its presence to newer horror icons? Grab Old Huckleberry & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Oct 15, 2021

With Eddie gone, Spencer is joined by Ben this week as the pair dive into the 1987’s horror classic, Creepshow 2. Do dumb teens making dumb decisions hold the movie back from being entertain? Or are there enough scares to warrant this sequel? Grab your poorly designed wigs & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Oct 6, 2021

The Filmlosophers kick off the spooky season with a lethal recollection of the recent Sony-Marvel sequel release, Venom: Let There Be Carnage. The Symbiotic Soulmates are joined by Jack of All Flights host, Jack Nordby, to take a closer look at the film. Has Sony created CGI magic in Vernon 2? Or are the glaring issues too difficult to ignore? Grab your chocolate & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 29, 2021

The Filmlosophers perform a cinematic dissection on James Wan’s latest horror offering, Malignant. The Cantankerous Citizens dive deep into the mind of Wan and pull back the flesh of his recent creation. Has the director delivered a new shift in the horror genre? Or does Malignant’s presence only keep us wanting more? Grab your scalpels & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 22, 2021

The Filmlosophers wave through a window as they discuss musicals and their adaptations with a review of the latest stage-to-screen film, Dear Evan Hansen. Alongside musical enthusiast Intern Amy, the crew chat about how much this adaptation honored its predecessor- and how it didn’t. So grab your tree branches & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 15, 2021

The Filmlosophers pull out some of the old textbooks and begin a new Enrichment Course with a revisit of Lesson 81, and the discussion of Darren Aronofsky’s Mother!. In a new series called Enrichment Courses the Sentimental Socialites will take you back to some of the most interesting and unique conversations of their podcast history. So grab your paintbrushes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 8, 2021

The Filmlosophers embark on a mystic journey to uncover the beauty and wonder of Marvel Studio’s  latest film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. The Sanctimonious Seekers discuss the magic behind the plethora of sights to be seen in the film. Does Marvel finally understand the power of inclusivity and representation? Or does the film seek to only entertain the thought? Grab your pet DiJangs & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Sep 1, 2021

The Filmlosophers are joined once again by Ben to bring the sweets to the sweet and talk about Nia DaCosta’s eerily beautiful work with 2021’s Candyman. The Terrified Trifecta dive deep into how well this film worked. Does the story stir up the social commentary to make it a true spiritual sequel? Or has the tune of Candyman’s name merely become an old wives tale now? Grab your paint brushes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 25, 2021

The Filmlosophers find themselves in front of a mirror, ready to spill their thoughts on the 1992 classic horror tale, Candyman. The Reflective Rapscallions divulge their take on the folklore that haunted our childhoods. Does the fear and deep storytelling create an experience that lives on forever? Or has the bogeyman finally lost its bite in a callous age? Grab your hooks & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 18, 2021

The Filmlosophers take on the Christmas challenge with Intern Amy as we delve into Arthurian tales with a discussion of A24’s The Green Knight (2021). The Virtuous Vicars gear up to ride out and meet the tale head-on that has created conversation for centuries. Has A24 found a new way to tell classic tales for a young audience? Or has The Green Knight pigeonholed its audience to a small window of fans? Grab your axes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 12, 2021

The Filmlosophers jump out of the real world and right into the fun of Shawn Levy’s Free Guy. The Desktop Desperados get wrapped in the crazy virtual world with all the Ryan Reynolds’s goodliness! Has the secret to creating video game to film adaptations finally been cracked? Or has Free Guy made another free fall into failure for gamers like us? Grab your gaming peripherals & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Aug 5, 2021

The Filmlosophers fight against the odds to discuss James Gunn’s upcoming DC masterpiece, The Suicide Squad. The Spandex Cellies get an advanced viewing of James Gunn’s latest work, and trust me, we are NOT disappointed. Has Gunn reshaped the way WB and DC will create movies? Or will the humor and hype take away from the lessons to be learned? Grab your javelins & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jul 29, 2021

The Filmlosophers ends their cinematic exploration of Summer Flings as Intern Any reveals her final pick of the month, 2020’s Palm Springs. The Time Lords open Pandora’s box with a deep dive into Hulu’s hit exclusive film from last year. Has Palm Springs reignited hope for streaming service original movies? Or does Andy Samberg overwhelm the flick with his humor? Grab your wedding invites & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jul 21, 2021

The Filmlosophers journey with Intern Amy by the colosseum to discuss a Summer fling favorite in the renowned classic film, Roman Holiday (1953). The Romantic Romanos vacate the Vatican to make room for a chat about one of Intern Amy’s favorite films. Has Roman Holiday continued to be a staple in the rom-com genre? Or has the destination become more important than the journey? Grab your crowns & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jul 14, 2021

The Filmlosophers continue their summer fling as Intern Amy navigates the Rhone to review the modern French classic film, Amélie (2001). The Compétente Comrades take a whimsical journey through the mind of Jean-Pierre Jeunet to unveil this cult classic. Has Amélie aged like a fine wine? Or has French cinema lost its iconic roots? Grab your baguettes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jul 7, 2021

The Filmlosophers give Intern Amy the reins as they embark on a journey through summer fling flicks with a review of Adam Sandler’s 50 First Dates (2004).

Jun 30, 2021

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy are swept away by the beauty of Disney-Pixar’s Luca (2021). The Bravissimo Burros dissect the Italian-inspired picturesque film coming out of the House of Mouse. Will the team behind Coco be able to catch lightning in a bottle twice? Or will the studio’s inner turmoil take precedence over the attention to the film? Grab your gelato & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jun 23, 2021

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy sway and dance around the discussion of the musical-inspired recent drop from HBO Max, In the Heights (2021). The Bachata Brood find the harmonious notes in the latest on-screen musical adaptation. Does the Latinx culture really shine like Lin Manuel’s singing? Or does the film hold some false truths about representation? Grab your piragua & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jun 16, 2021

The Filmlosophers celebrate a special day as they discuss life and  films with the men who helped shape them into who they are today: their fathers. The Paternal Pals share a conversation about the movies that made them, and how they view them today. Do many of the questions about the Filmlosophers get answered by their dads? Grab your dad jokes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jun 9, 2021

The Filmlosophers are joined by the very first Jr Filmlosopher, Sarah, to discuss the teen-driven sequel by John Krasinski, A Quiet Place II. The Muted Maestros break down the silent -but deadly- aspects of the film. Does John Krasinski create terror gold again with his follow-up? Or does the sound of silence no longer hold its tune due adolescent ineptitude? Grab your oxygen tanks & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

Jun 2, 2021

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy take their love for tech gadgets to a new level with a discussion of Netflix’s The Mitchells vs the Machines. The Digital Divas give Sony Animation a chance to wow us again by viewing their first Netflix exclusive. Does Sony continue to impress  after the incredible work Into the Spider-Verse? Or does the lightning in a bottle moment seem to fade, along with Somy’s animation quality? Grab your camera & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

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