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The Fear of God: Something Wicked This Way Comes

27 Oct

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes.

Must Be the Season, by Bob Connally

24 Oct

Since its release in 1978, John Carpenter’s original Halloween has been one of the best-loved and most imitated horror movies ever made. Carpenter and his producing partner, Debra Hill felt that there was nowhere to take the characters or the story beyond the first film. However, with Universal clamoring for a sequel, they reluctantly wrote the screenplay for Halloween II. Released in 1981, Carpenter- who did not direct this time around- was deeply dissatisfied with the finished product, declaring it, “an abomination and a horrible movie.” The sequel received poor reviews but performed fairly well at the box office. The film ended with Michael Myers seemingly burned to death after an explosion, as though Carpenter and Hill were telling the audience, “He’s dead now, so it’s over.” Halloween III would be a new beginning and set up a viable and very creative franchise for years to come. That was the plan anyway.

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The Fear of God: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

20 Oct

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss the animated classic It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.

Adoption Fundraiser

1 Oct

Tyler and his wife Jenny have recently adopted newborn twin boys. While this is an exciting (and exhausting) time in their lives, adoption is a fairly expensive endeavor and one that we initiated before COVID shut down the economy. So they are having a fundraiser to cover some of their adoption expenses. ​ ​Please check out the link below for more of their adoption story and to see how you may be able to help.

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Episode 235: Infidel

22 Sep

In this episode, Tyler discusses Cyrus Nowrasteh’s Infidel and Roland Joffe’s The Mission.

International Incident, by Kevin McCreary

16 Sep

Infidel, the controversial political thriller, is actor Jim Caviezel’s second team-up with director Cyrus Nowrasteh. Going into this movie, I was far from sure what to expect. On one hand, Jim Caviezel has a keen eye for quality projects and has rarely steered me wrong. On the flip side, the film is executive produced by Dinesh D’Souza, the director of such politically-charged gems as Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party and Death of a Nation: Can We Save America a Second Time? I was eagerly informed by many friends on both sides of the political aisle that this meant “bad.” So, is this another Jim Caviezel-led Christian movie to add to your Jim Caviezel Christian movie VHS collection? Or are all my friends right?! Let’s discuss. 

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Episode 234: Words on Bathroom Walls

10 Sep

In this episode, Tyler discusses Thor Freudenthal’s Words on Bathroom Walls and Ron Howard’s A Beautiful Mind.

The Fear of God: The Terminator

8 Sep

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss James Cameron’s The Terminator.

The Fear of God: Anna and the Apocalypse

1 Sep

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Anna and the Apocalypse.

Into the Wild, by Bob Connally

1 Sep

Get Duked!, the feature film debut of music video director Ninian Doff wastes no time getting moving. We are introduced to three Scottish teens named Dean (Rian Gordon), Duncan (Lewis Gribben), and DJ Beatroot (Viraj Juneja) ignoring a decades-old video explaining the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Their teacher, Mr. Carlyle (Jonathan Aris), further explains that the boys will be traversing the Scottish Highlands without the aid of technology as they try to earn their award. What it really is for them though is punishment after setting a fire. Once they arrive in the Highlands they meet Ian (Samuel Bottomley), a boy who’s very excited for their outdoor adventure. Unlike the others, he has chosen to be there in hopes of being able to add it to his university applications. With that, Mr. Carlyle quickly rattles off an explanation of the route the boys will need to take and that he’ll see them at the campsite, and away they go.

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