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Episode 237: Blow the Man Down

15 Jan

In this episode, Tyler discusses Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy’s Blow the Man Down and Wayne Kramer’s The Cooler.

The Light University

7 Jan

A new film history class taught by Tyler Smith is available at The Light University. A four-part, six-hour class that takes the student through the artistic and technological developments of film from its inception, “Film History 101” is a great primer for the budding film student! Only $49.99!

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Breaking the Sound and Sight Barrier, by Reed Lackey

18 Dec

It is a rare gift to stumble across a film about which you had heard and seen almost nothing and discovering a work of precision, artfulness, and profound emotional resonance. Silence & Darkness, the debut feature from writer and director Barak Barkan, is an intimate and deeply compelling work, inviting viewers into a hypnotic world between two sisters – one blind, the other deaf – and the terror and hope that is present in the life they share together.


Episode 236: A Charlie Brown Christmas

18 Dec

In this episode, Tyler discusses Bill Melendez’ A Charlie Brown Christmas.

The Fear of God: Halloween (2018)

15 Dec

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss David Gordon Green’s Halloween!

The Fear of God: Alien: Covenant

8 Dec

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant.

The Fear of God: The Shallows

1 Dec

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Jaume Collet-Serra’s The Shallows.

Naughty and Nice, by Bob Connally

29 Nov

In 1987, Mel Gibson played Martin Riggs, a cop with a death wish in Lethal Weapon, which has become an untraditional Christmas classic. 33 years later, Gibson is back for more Christmastime violence – in the role of Santa, no less – in the gleefully inventive Fatman


The Fear of God: Crimson Peak

25 Nov

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak.

The Fear of God: Nightcrawler

17 Nov

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler.