Jeremy and Eli continue their exploration of the films that have influenced them creatively and personally. Jeremy shares how The Lord of the Rings helped him process his emotions growing up and inspired his own storytelling. In the conversation are a wide range of topics including documentaries, Bollywood films, High Fidelity, Greek Mythology, and Wong Kar-Wai films.
On this episode Eli and Jeremy talk about the films that have influenced them creatively and artistically. Talking more as filmmaker and artists, they share stories of the films that inspired their development. Some of the films they discuss include work by Scorcesse, Spike Jonze, David Gordon Green, Damien Chazelle, Terrence Malick. We look at documentary and meta films as well, such as the work of Erol Morris, Anand Patwarden, and the film Spellbound.
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On this episode Jeremy and Eli explore the release and marketing strategies of some recent Netlix original movies, including Cloverfield Paradox, Bright, and Mute. Plus Netflix orginal series we actually enjoyed are discussed, such as Jessica Jones season 2, Babylon Berlin, and Voltron.
Also, a warning about the audio quality of the first 35 minutes of this episode: Because of some technical difficluties in our recording, the beginning sound is lower quality than we prefer and the last half is normal.
On this episode we talk about Eli's favorite film of the 2018 so far, Annihilation. There is a lot to discuss as the film leaves much open to interpretation. Jeremy talks about the book and Eli relates it to Stalker. What does the ending mean? What is Area X? What happens inside? Of course there will be spoilers!
Jeremy and Eli continue their conversation on Black Panther and share some of their own thoughts and experiences with the film. How does Black Panther and the villian Killmonger fit into the Marvel cinematic universe and the broader superhero genre?
On this episode Eli and Jeremy get Dr. Alex Gee's perspective on the new Marvel film, Black Panther. Dr. Gee discusses the mixed feelings on seeing the fictional naiton of Waukanda and grapples with the complexity of the villian character. You can hear more from Dr. Gee on his podcast, Black Like Me or on his website.
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On this episode we continue to explore the world of Star Wars and the latest film, The Last Jedi. Special guest Pat Yulo brings a female perspective to Star Wars fandom, along with an understanding of cosplay and Jedi spirituality. Pat is also a part of the team behind the upcoming documentary, Looking for Leia.
We are back with Part 2 of our Best of 2017 lists. On this episode we are again joined by David Klein as we share our favorite film picks from the last year. Our lists include The Big Sick, Mother!, Thor: Ragnorak, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Blade Runner 2049, Call Me By Your Name, I Am Not Your Negro, and Coco.