Lesson 140: Creed II – Daddy Issues

Jan 30, 2019 | Chad Riley, Eddie Villanueva, Movies, Podcasts, Spencer Williams, The Filmlosophers

The Filmlosophers, Eddie Villanueva, Chad Riley and Spencer Williams, man up and duke it out with this week’s review of Creed II (2018). The follow-up to Ryan Coogler’s critically-acclaimed expansion of the Rocky film franchise is directed this round by Steven Caple, Jr., and features returning stars Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson and Sylvester Stallone. The film also features the long-awaited return of Ivan Drago (played once again by Dolph Lundgren) and introduces Drago’s son, Viktor, who is played by real-life heavyweight boxer Florian Munteanu.

Curious to know if the sequel goes toe-to-toe with its predecessor, 2015’s Creed? Go ahead and place your bets, then listen to the episode to get our take!

Lesson 227: Summer Crossover – Blockbuster Favorites (Feat. Nerd On! The Podcast)

The Filmlosophers share a mind-blowing convo with the crew from Nerd On! The Podcast over some of our favorite Summer Blockbusters! The Dialectical Duo becomes the Quintessential Quad as Tom and Josh from Nerd On! join the show to discuss films that made Summers...

Lesson 215: Dirty Dancing – Nobody Puts Spencer in a Corner

The Filmlosophers clean up nicely in celebration as they review Lionsgate’s incredible movie livestream event this week, Dirty Dancing. The Dougie Duo is so excited about this Friday’s YouTube live "cinematic-soiree" that they watched the movie already, in preparation...

Lesson 214: Cinephiles in the Time of Quarantine (w/ Jeff Fong)

The Filmlosophers adjust their face masks and mics as they welcome writer/director Jeffrey Fong to discuss the impact of the quarantine on the film industry. Maintaining the “six-foot rule” at all times, the Tenacious Trio delves into how social isolation has impacted...