Lesson 69: Baby Driver – A Ride Like No Other!

Jun 28, 2017 | Chad Riley, Eddie Villanueva, Movies, Podcasts, The Filmlosophers

 

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, test drive Edgar Wright’s critical darling, Baby Driver (2017). Starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm and Jamie Foxx, the film centers on a young wheelman named Baby as he navigates his roles as criminal, foster son and boyfriend. The inventive film showcases much more than a series of car stunts, with a distinctive soundtrack that proves to be as much a focus as any of the characters involved.

In movie news, we discuss Spider-Man Tom Holland’s confirmation that Peter Parker showed up in the MCU long before Captain America: Civil War (2016).

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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