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Philosophy In Film

Nov 17, 2021

Its the first episode of Season 3, and after a long hiatus, the Philosophy in Film podcast returns to discuss David Lynch's 1984 epic science fiction classic "Dune".  We share our weekly beverage pairing and plod through Producer's Notes (8:20), before a quick Synopsis leads us into Philosopher's Corner (35:11) and...


Jul 16, 2021

For the final episode of season 2, we discuss the 1987 American romantic drama dance film, "Dirty Dancing", and specifically how the film treats masculinity and the female gaze.  As always, we share a weekly beverage pairing, and plod through some of the Producer's Notes (9:19), before a quick Synopsis leads us...


Jun 22, 2021

In this landmark episode, we examine Peter Weir's "The Truman Show", finally delving into the topic of utilitarianism, while welcoming our first ever "in-studio" guest.  We discuss the weekly beverage pairing and power through Producer's Notes (9:54), before a quick Synopsis leads us into Philosopher's Corner...


May 17, 2021

This episode focuses on Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" and a discussion Oikonomia, marginalization, dealing with loss, and the broad range of tools Alain has used to steer the show in the direction he sees fit. We discuss our weekly beer pairing and follow up with Producer's Notes (6:23), The film Synopsis...


May 3, 2021

This episode features Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window" and a discussion of scopohilia and the male gaze. Fueled by the listener's protests for the "Beauclair Cut" of our last episode, Alain comes with an abundant stack of notes for the philosophical round table. We sneak in a beer pairing, Producer's Notes...