FIRST REFORMED: A Spiritual Film, Not A Faith-Based Movie (ANALYSIS)

As someone who was raised in the church but, as a filmmaker, chose to explore the profane, writer/director Paul Schrader wrote the book on what a spiritual film is. He just never made one: until now. With First Reformed, the screenwriter of several Martin Scorsese classics (including Taxi Driver and Raging Bull) and director of various lurid tales of his own, [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 6 – AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 6 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema This week, Charles Elmore and I take a look at two very different types of avengers on this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful. You can download it on iTunes or stream Episode 6 here. E-mail us your thoughts at:  icantunseethatmovie@gmail.com. First, we both [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 5 – ISLE OF DOGS, A QUIET PLACE, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 5 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema It's twee and screams on this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful. You can download it on iTunes or stream Episode 5 here. E-mail us your thoughts at:  icantunseethatmovie@gmail.com. Wes Anderson lets the dogs out. John Krasinski goes quietly into a whole new [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 4 – READY PLAYER ONE & Spielberg Top 5 (PODCAST)

Episode 4 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema A new film podcast co-hosted by myself and Charles Elmore. You can download it on iTunes or stream Episode 4 here. E-mail us your thoughts at:  icantunseethatmovie@gmail.com. Visors on, Gunters. Pull on your haptics. Charles and I have been to the OASIS. In this [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 3 – UNSANE, PACIFIC RIM 2, VERTIGO, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 3 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema A new film conversation podcast co-hosted by myself and Charles Elmore. You can download it on iTunes or stream Episode 3 here. This week, Charles and I review two films about obsession, insanity, and toxic masculinity – both old and new. Unsane, the latest [...]