Casey Affleck

87 – Thor: Ragnarok, Brad’s Status, My Life as a Zucchini, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Annabelle: Creation, A Ghost Story, War for the Planet of the Apes

87 – Thor: Ragnarok, Brad’s Status, My Life as a Zucchini, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Annabelle: Creation, A Ghost Story, War for the Planet of the Apes

Another jam packed episode as the blockbusters and the indies clash on this episode with films that are old and new getting discussed. Starting out with director Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok and its exploration of a man who has electricity in his fingers, we then move to the conundrum that is the modern white man by way of Ben Stiller in Brad’s Status. A french orphanage gets a look ...[Read More]

Accountability at the Alamo Drafthouse: Devin Faraci, Tim League and the Issue with Problematic Icons

Accountability at the Alamo Drafthouse: Devin Faraci, Tim League and the Issue with Problematic Icons

In the lead up to The Art of Mondo book being released, I had written up a list covering my top 100 Mondo screen prints. Ranging all the way back to 2006 through to just a few months ago, the list covered the deep and varied array of works that the many, many artists under the Mondo banner had created. I’ve been a screen print collector for more than a few years now (even though it still feels lik...[Read More]

A Ghost Story Review

A Ghost Story Review

Film reviews often exist in a vacuum. They are written surrounding a films release, they’re read in that small window where the films social media relevance is at its prime, and then they disappear. Somebody may stumble on the review in the future, but odds are it won’t carry as much weight as if it were read right at release. If this doesn’t make any sense, then that’s fine. Thi...[Read More]

76 – Fences, Hidden Figures, Jackie, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight, Oscar Discussion

76 – Fences, Hidden Figures, Jackie, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight, Oscar Discussion

On this episode we go all in on the Oscars as we discuss four of the films in the running for Best Picture, Denzel Washington’s Fences, Theodore Melfi’s Hidden Figures, Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea and Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight. We also touch on Best Actress hopeful Jackie. 0:00 – Intro 4:37 – Fences 20:06 – Hidden Figures 31:43 – Jackie 44:18 – Manchester by the...[Read More]