Lesson 88: Coco (2017) – A Family Affair

Nov 22, 2017 | Chad Riley, Eddie Villanueva, Movies, Podcasts, The Filmlosophers

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, welcome Eddie’s wife, Doris, to the show for the first time as they dance their way through the Mexican Land of the Dead with this week’s slightly spoilerish review of Pixar Animation Studios’ latest Disney collaboration, Coco (2017). The lively film is Pixar’s 19th feature length project and stars the voices of Benjamin Bratt, Gael García Bernal, Alanna Ubach, and first timer Anthony Gonzalez, along with some incredible cameos from well-known Latin actors such as Edward James Olmos, Gabriel Iglesias, Cheech Marin and others.

Lesson 132: A Simple Favor – Please Don’t Watch This Movie

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva, Chad Riley and Spencer Williams, run without scissors for this week’s review of A Simple Favor (2018). The film centers on Connecticut mommy vlogger Stephanie, played by Anna Kendrick, and her unusual friendship with a crass,...

Lesson 131: Nothing But Netflix – Double Feature

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva, Chad Riley and Spencer Williams, prepare for the worst with this week’s double feature review of two recent Netflix-distributed films: How It Ends (2018) and Extinction (2018). Both films explore themes of connection and loss...

Lesson 130: The Predator – What’s So Funny?

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva, Chad Riley and Spencer Williams, work on ways to disappear into their surroundings with this week’s review of The Predator (2018). The latest film in the 31-year franchise is directed by Shane Black and leans heavily on comedic...