The Aim of a Film, by Reed Lackey

3 Oct


I’ve seen films that inspired me, challenged me, provoked me, entertained me, amused me, and bored me. All of these effects, except perhaps the last one, can specifically be intended by the filmmaker and I believe that a fully formed criticism should at least attempt to consider such intentions when evaluating whether or not the film works.


Episode 113: Nosferatu

2 Oct


In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, as well as Werner Herzog’s 1979 remake, and E. Elias Merhige’s comedy Shadow of the Vampire.

00:00:44- Intro, Halloweentimes
00:04:35- Believe Me, BP’s Great Characters
00:06:00- Welcome to new listeners, introduction to topic
00:11:13- Nosferatu: Symphony of Terror
00:23:15- Nosferatu the Vampyre
00:31:31- Shadow of the Vampire
00:49:55- Themes of vampire movies
01:07:01- Episode wrap-up

October is almost here.

29 Sep

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Episode 112: Believe Me

25 Sep


In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss Will Bakke’s Believe Me and Richard Brooks’ Elmer Gantry.

00:00:44- Intro, Alpha Omega Con
00:03:00- Believe Me
00:50:00- Believe Me on iTunes
00:50:00- Pre-order Believe Me
00:50:40- Elmer Gantry
01:08:30- Episode wrap-up

Episode 111: Sing Over Me

19 Sep


In this episode, Tyler and Josh are joined by Jacob Kindberg to discuss his documentary Sing Over Me.

Minisode 49: Braveheart

12 Sep


In this minisode, Tyler and Josh discuss Mel Gibson’s Braveheart, winner of Best Picture for 1995.

Vince Do Movie Review

9 Sep

Minisode 48: The English Patient

4 Sep


In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss Anthony Minghella’s The English Patient, the 1996 winner of Best Picture.

Episode 110: Cheap Thrills

29 Aug


In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss E.L. Katz’ Cheap Thrills and James Foley’s Glengarry Glen Ross.


Sermon Recommendation- “Freedom According to Jesus”

27 Aug

ShawshankRedempt_201Pyxurz In this sermon, Rankin Wilbourne discusses true freedom.