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The Unknowable, by Tyler Smith

29 Jul

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James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour is a fascinating and sensitive exploration into the inner life of an unknowable person. In an attempt to delve into the complicated world of David Foster Wallace, Ponsoldt goes so much deeper and uncovers truths that are at once specific to Wallace, yet universal to anybody that has ever attempted to express himself, creatively or otherwise. It is a dark and invigorating place, and Ponsoldt has captured it perfectly.

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Minisode 69: Kramer vs. Kramer

24 Jul

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In this minisode, Tyler and Josh discuss Robert Benton’s Kramer vs. Kramer, winner of Best Picture of 1979.

Episode 134: The Master

17 Jul

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In this episode, Tyler and Robert discuss Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master and Richard Rush’s The Stunt Man.

Little Hero, Big Problems, by Tyler Smith

16 Jul

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Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man can certainly be commended for being different. As the other films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe get larger in their scope, Ant-Man appropriately scales things down to a much more manageable size. We don’t get galaxies hanging in the balance. Instead, it’s just a basic story of corporate greed and recklessness and a few plucky heroes out to stop it.

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Minisode 68: Ordinary People

9 Jul

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In this minisode, Tyler and Josh discuss Robert Redford’s Ordinary People, the Best Picture of 1980.

Episode 133: Saving Mr. Banks

3 Jul

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In this episode, Tyler and Reed discuss John Lee Hancock’s Saving Mr. Banks and Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums.

Minisode 67: Another Ten Years

26 Jun

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In this minisode, Tyler reflects on his ten years of marriage.

Minisode 66: Jurassic World

24 Jun

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In this minisode, Tyler discusses his thoughts about Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World.

Episode 132: with special guest Greg Koukl

19 Jun

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In this episode, Tyler is joined by Christian apologist Greg Koukl to talk about his faith and career.

Minisode 65: Chariots of Fire

12 Jun

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In this minisode, Tyler and Josh discuss Hugh Hudson’s Chariots of Fire, Best Picture of 1981.