The Filmlosophers celebrate the birth of Intern Amy as they take a hard stare at one of her favorite films of all time, Paddington 2. The Celebratory Cellmates create a lively conversation about the positivity and joy brought by the bear in the duffle coat. Is there some magic formula for the goodness this movie brings? Or is the film merely banking on the nostalgia and cuteness for its claim to fame? Grab your marmalade sandwiches & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!
The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy reflect sincerely on the cinematic thanatological study presented by director Ryan Coogler in the latest Marvel drop, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The Solemn Soldados examine the processing of grief put on prominent display in the continuation of the character’s tale while processing the loss of its iconic performer, Chadwick Boseman. Does the director create a vacuum of grief that feels more like a memorial than a Marvel film? Or does the film give an honest look at grief in the scope of the MCU, while remembering a great character and human being? Grab your conch shells & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!
The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy give one last final hurrah to the Halloween season in this Extra Credit episode with an overdue review of Guillermo Del Toro’s own ghost tale, The Devil’s Backbone (2001). After much delay, the Menacing Menagerie finally get to dive into the ethereal tale created by the master of Macabre. Strap in and grab your popcorn for some fun and ghostly chatter in this week’s Extra Credit!
The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy aren’t finished with the spooky season yet as they immerse themselves in the world of stop-motion Henry Selick’s latest work released by Netflix, Wendell & Wild. The Puppeteering Patrons regal the history of the long-lost art form as they review the much anticipated film starring the Key and Peele duo. Will the children’s flick come off a bit too heavy handed with their messaging? Or has Selick and Peele created a new way to breathe new life into the art form? Grab your boom boxes & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!