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You Must Remember This, by Reed Lackey

23 Nov

Stories about death, deferred dreams, broken families and old wounds don’t immediately resonate as fodder for children’s films. But Pixar’s latest entry, Coco, attempts to tackle these subjects and more. Stunningly, they not only manage to craft an accessible and entertaining fable, but they also express profound observations about legacy, familial heritage and the power of art to unite and to heal.

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The Fear of God: Stranger Things (Season 1, chapter 2)

14 Nov

In this episode, Reed and Nathan continue their discussion about the first season of Stranger Things.

The Fear of God: Stranger Things (season 1, chapter 1)

7 Nov

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss the first season of Stranger Things.

A Time to Laugh, by Reed Lackey

2 Nov


Superhero movies are supposed to be filled with action, suspense, and occasionally gravitas. Very few of them, if any, have ever been focused primarily on laughs. Sure, the occasional witty catch phrase or clever retort has always been a functional element of superhero stories (I’m looking at you Spidey). But rarely, if ever, has a legitimized superhero film attempted to be a straight-forward comedy.

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The Fear of God: Seven

31 Oct

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss David Fincher’s Seven. 

The Fear of God: Scream

24 Oct

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Wes Craven’s Scream. 

Episode 207: Don’t Breathe

19 Oct

In this episode, Tyler and Reed discuss Fede Alvarez’s Don’t Breathe and the Coen Brothers’ No Country for Old Men.

The Fear of God: Jurassic Park

17 Oct

In this episode, Nathan and Reed discuss Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park as they tour Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights.

The Fear of God: Misery

10 Oct

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Rob Reiner’s Misery.

Episode 205: Death Note

5 Oct

In this episode, Tyler and Reed discuss Adam Wingard’s Death Note and John Frankenheimer’s The Island of Dr. Moreau.