Lesson 115: Solo – A Group Effort (Spoilers)

May 30, 2018 | Chad Riley, Eddie Villanueva, Movies, Podcasts, Spencer Williams, The Filmlosophers

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva, Chad Riley and Spencer Williams, attempt the second-fastest Kessel Run ever recorded with guest host Travis Cook in this week’s review of Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). The film was embroiled in controversy as it completed principal photography, with Ron Howard taking over directorial duties from Phil Lord and Christopher Miller after a series of alleged creative differences, and many worried that the final product wasn’t going to be good. Listen in to find out if those concerns proved valid on opening weekend.

Starring Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo alongside a supporting cast that includes Woody Harrelson, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke and Paul Bettany, the film contains glimpses of how a pair of famous friendships began within the Star Wars universe: see how Han meets Chewbacca and, together, they encounter Lando Calrissian.

Lesson 203: Bad Boys for Life – Deadpan Dichotomy (Non-spoiler)

The Filmlosophers bring the heat and recite mantras as they drive head first into the latest Bad Boys installment, Bad Boys for Life. Taking on the trilogy franchise that spans the course of 24 years, the Dangerous Dudes give their differing opinions on whether it was...

Lesson 202: 1917 – The Long Take Wonder (Spoiler)

The Filmlosophers are joined in the trenches by Videogame BANG!’s very own Emma Skies to talk about the Oscar-nominated war epic, 1917. As the new year starts to strike up the band with this incredible piece of cinematic art, the Tremendous Trifecta discuss the unique...

Lesson 201: The Grudge (2020) – Scary Movie Sequel (Spoiler)

The Filmlosophers creepily crawl their way from the theaters and into the studio to discuss the first horror film of 2020, The Grudge. Taking a chance on the reboot- wait, side story sequel (sidequel) of the massively successful horror film of 2004, the Tenacious...