Lesson 71: Despicable Me 3 – The Real Villain

Jul 12, 2017 | Chad Riley, Eddie Villanueva, Movies, Podcasts, The Filmlosophers

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, embrace their darker side with a review of Despicable Me 3 (2017), wherein reformed villain Gru, voiced by Steve Carell, considers going back to his dastardly evil days after parting ways with most of his Minions and meeting his twin brother Dru, also voiced by Steve Carell, for the first time. This third installment marks a turning point for the franchise, but is it for the better or for the worse?

In movie news, we discuss new details from MCU architect Kevin Feige that Zendaya’s character in Spider-man: Homecoming (2017) may not have been exactly who we thought she was.

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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