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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: May, 2023
May 25, 2023

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy round out their month of Ani-MAY with a stunning (and surprising) project from Mamoru Hosoda that surpasses time and bullet trains with 2018’s Mirai. The Undeniable Uwu’s are completely dialed into this anime feature that debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, setting a whole new expectation for this generation’s anime. Has Hosoda really keyed in the art style that will carry new anime fans to the motherland? Or is this film indicative of the full missteps we see in his follow up work? Grab your yellow pants & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special Ani-MAY episode of The Filmlosophers!

May 19, 2023

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy kick off their celebration of the incredible month of Ani-MAY with a stark discussion of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival favorite and Studio Chizu’s latest offering, Belle. The Wacky Weebs immerse themselves into the world of Hosoda as they offer up their thoughts about the film cited as the spiritual sequel to Summer Wars. But has the amount of CG in the film really still qualify it as an anime? Or has the new age of anime art styles finally caught up to those that cling to the past? Grab your speaker whales & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special Ani-MAY episode of The Filmlosophers!

May 11, 2023

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy are joined by the host of the Capeless Crusaders, Doc Barrie, as they muster the courage to say farewell to James Gunn’s work in the MCU with our review of Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3. The Comical Conspirators drown their sorrows and amusement together as they discuss the implications and fallout of Gunn’s final entry in the GotG franchise. Has Gunn created the first complete and whole trilogy for the MCU? Or did his last entry only reveal the cracks within the writer/director’s abilities? Grab your face clips & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s episode of The Filmlosophers!

May 7, 2023

The Filmlosophers and Intern Amy are joined by fan of the show Marcus to geek out about all the galactic shows from a galaxy far, far away to celebrate the best holiday in the galaxy, Star Wars Day. The Rambunctious Rebels lose their minds over the evolution of every Star Wars show, from TV to streaming. Is the latest influx of content coming out of the House of Mouse overwhelming fans? Or has the new era of Star Wars and Star Wars fans hungry for what’s to come? Grab your blasters & your popcorn, & tune in to find out in this week’s special episode of The Filmlosophers!

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