The Filmlosophers, Intern Amy and Jr Filmlosopher Sarah peel back the layers on Jordan Peele’s latest film that has taken the world by spectacular storm, Nope. The Apropos Aliens detail the many perspectives they gathered after seeing the genius trifecta that is Jordan Peele in his writing, producing, and directing. Has Peele reawakened the sci-fi genre and set the bar to a new level? Or has the eccentric filmmaker finally hit his wall, and become the next M. Night Shyamalan? Grab your cactus slushies & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!
At the height of Summer Blockbuster territory, the Filmlosophers unlock a special level of nostalgia and memory with a recollection of the timeless classic film, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Not to be confused with the 2005 remake, the Chill Chocolatiers unwrap the deepest parts of their core memories related to this movie. Does the combination of Gene Wilder and an incredible script truly create something special that is “pure imagination”? Or has time slowly exposed the film to being something that was grander when we were kids? Grab your chocolate bars & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!
Between retro cuts and Marvel butts, the Filmlosophers engage in a discussion about the latest chapter in phase 4 of the MCU, Thor: Love and Thunder. The Weathered Wayfarers dive head first into the film’s comedic measures and raw moments, while also delving into new information behind Marvel’s treatment towards its creative staff. Are the walls cracking for the superhero factory over at Marvel? Or has Taika and other like minded directors breathed new life into the genre? Grab your grapes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!
The Filmlosophers are FINALLY joined by both Jr Filmlosophers, Sarah and Logan, to discuss one of the most talked about horror films of this year, Scott Derrickson’s The Black Phone. The Troublesome Troglodytes open up about the visceral fear and dread that master writer Joe Hill concocts with his impeccable work. Does the film solely recreate all of Hill’s father’s tropes and pitfalls? Or has Joe ushered a new kind of era of horror with his adaptations and body of work? Grab your rotary phone & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!