Lesson 11: Ferris Bueller’s Fourth Wall

May 18, 2016 | Movies, Podcasts, The Filmlosophers

Cult classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, making now the perfect time for The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, to discuss its fourth wall breaking tendencies. The analysis covers multiple aspects of the film’s successful formula, including the multiple ways in which Ferris addresses the audience directly and its iconic post-credits ending.

News items for this installment include growing revenues for Captain America: Civil War (2016), leaked character names and photos from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) and a new collaboration between Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow tentatively titled Powerhouse.

Lesson 203: Bad Boys for Life – Deadpan Dichotomy (Non-spoiler)

The Filmlosophers bring the heat and recite mantras as they drive head first into the latest Bad Boys installment, Bad Boys for Life. Taking on the trilogy franchise that spans the course of 24 years, the Dangerous Dudes give their differing opinions on whether it was...

Lesson 202: 1917 – The Long Take Wonder (Spoiler)

The Filmlosophers are joined in the trenches by Videogame BANG!’s very own Emma Skies to talk about the Oscar-nominated war epic, 1917. As the new year starts to strike up the band with this incredible piece of cinematic art, the Tremendous Trifecta discuss the unique...

Lesson 201: The Grudge (2020) – Scary Movie Sequel (Spoiler)

The Filmlosophers creepily crawl their way from the theaters and into the studio to discuss the first horror film of 2020, The Grudge. Taking a chance on the reboot- wait, side story sequel (sidequel) of the massively successful horror film of 2004, the Tenacious...