Lesson 64: Alien: Covenant – Promises Broken

May 24, 2017 | Chad Riley, Eddie Villanueva, Movies, Podcasts, The Filmlosophers

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, head to the stars for a review of Ridley Scott’s newest film, Alien: Covenant (2017). Starring Michael Fassbender in a dual role and new characters played by Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride and Billy Crudup, among others, the latest installment is a successor to Prometheus (2014) – but does it do its job in terms of leading into the original Alien franchise?

In movie news, we discuss Joss Wedon’s new role in overseeing the final Justice League film for its November release date following a personal tragedy in director Zach Snyder’s family.

Lesson 84: The Princess Bride’s Nerdy Thirty

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, take a walk down memory lane with this week’s review of The Princess Bride (1987), which celebrates its 30th Anniversary this month. One of the most quotable films of all time, it’s the “inconceivable” cult favorite...
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Lesson 83: Blade Runner 2049 – Time and Time Again (Spoiler)

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, zip up their collared jackets and head to the post-apocalyptic future of Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Denis Villenueve’s gorgeous sequel to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin...
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Lesson 82: Blade Runner – I know You Noir But What Am I?

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, prep for this weekend’s most anticipated release with a throwback review of Blade Runner (1982), Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Darryl Hannah and Edward James Olmos. Based on...
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