Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Philosophy In Film

Apr 17, 2020

For the 15th episode of @PhilInFilm the guys delve into Bruce McDonald's independent horror film "Pontypool" and discuss how the film utilizes the theme of language and the prescribed meaning of language.  Producer's Notes makes its triumphant debut, and Alain almost tells us about his erotic Tiger King dreams.

Apr 15, 2020

For their 14th installment, the @PhilInFilm fellows discuss the Safdie brothers' Uncut Gems (a24/Netflix) and how it deals with issues of morality, humanity and alienation.  Alain defines the word "viscera" for us, and looks at the movie's similarities to classic gangster movies, Chris tries to convince us of the...

Apr 4, 2020

This week the @PhilInFilm fellows discuss how the Rian Johnson movie "Knives Out" illuminates the importance of family and our tendency to overlook the conditions that facilitate social inequality.  Chris reiterates his love of Contagion, Craig compares the movie to an episode of the Flintstones, and we once again...