Baraka

Film ‐ October 23, 2017

In this episode, special guest Megan Griffith-Greene takes us globetrotting with a critical re-examination of Ron Fricke’s epic documentary film, Baraka. Does the sumptuously photographed scenery still have the power to inspire and enlighten audiences, or did the filmmakers miss out on delivering the proper context for the exotic visuals being presented? No need to pack your bags in order to join us on this grand journey; just press play and take a listen.

What’s this week’s suggested film? Here’s a hint!

“Prepare to see it as never before.”

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Looper

Film ‐ October 10, 2017

It’s time to talk about time travel, paradoxes, and determinism with special guest, Kohji Nagata. Is time an unalterable mobius strip, or is there no fate but what we make? We hope this episode doesn’t throw you for a loop!

What’s this week’s suggested film? Here’s a hint!

“I need help. A man is after me. He’s trying to kill me.”

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Kick-Ass

Film ‐ September 25, 2017

This week, super-duper hosts Joe and Alan discuss the 2010 film Kick-Ass, based on the Mark Millar comic series. Is this a gritty, honest depiction of everyday people trying to make the world a better place, or does it betray its premise in favour of cheap thrills and vulgarity?

What’s this week’s suggested film? Here’s a hint!

“Hey, you wanna be my sidekick? No cussing.”

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