American Hustle (with Lisa Feingold)

Film ‐ November 07, 2017

Our special guest, Lisa Feingold, asks us to re-evaluate David O. Russell’s con artist film American Hustle. We’ll delve below the surface of ’70s era glitz and glamour to discover something that kinda stinks. Bust out the hair spray and curlers, toss some popcorn in the “science oven”, and get ready for a tussle while we do the hustle!

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

“People hate to think about bad things happening so they always underestimate their likelihood.”

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Halloween Special (2017) – The Blair Witch Project

Film ‐ October 30, 2017

It’s our 2nd annual Hallovveen special, and Alan thinks found footage classic The Blair VVitch Project should go stand in the corner. Did this one lose you in the vvoods? Or vvere you vvhimpering in terror under the covers? VVhatever your sentiments, hang on to your brooms because vve’ve got another vvoodsy nightmare coming your vvay.

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

“Wouldst thou like to live deliciously?”

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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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