Lesson 91: Darkest Hour – Victory At Any Cost

Dec 13, 2017 | Chad Riley, Eddie Villanueva, Movies, Podcasts, The Filmlosophers

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva and Chad Riley, revisit the fateful days of World War II with this week’s review of Joe Wright’s film Darkest Hour (2017). Featuring Gary Oldman in an Oscar-buzzing lead role as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the film recounts a series of events in 1940 as the Nazis bring continental Europe to its knees and threaten total annihilation. The film also features noteworthy cinematography from Bruno Delbonnel.

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...