What’s More Important: Mystery or Character?

In this article, I discuss what I think is more important, mystery or character, in stories in general, and The Last Jedi in particular. Read more if you want, but: WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS FOR STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI BELOW

I’m Mary Poppins, Y’all! w/ Spider-Man

Duane and David discuss the latest Home Video releases from the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, and Spider-Man: Homecoming. Hope you guys enjoy! This Week: Duane – Whisk(e)y Vault on YouTube, Zao and Living Sacrifice in Austin at Come and Take It Live David – The Dark Knight: The Last…

It’s EVIL, like the Fruits of the Devil, Evil

  So, in a kick of nostalgia, I decided to watch a movie from my teen years that I hadn’t seen in a long time: Disney’s The Three Musketeers from 1993. Having read Alexandre Dumas’s novel a couple years before, I remember being really excited to see an updated version of a classic story. Anachronistic…

Here It Is: David Reviews Justice League

In genuine Watch.Read.Listen. fashion, we are here to give you a considerably late review of the latest DCEU film Justice League. We don’t usually throw up reviews of more current films as we usually leave them for discussions on the podcast. For the benefit of our listeners, I’ve decided to forgo doing that on the…

The Magnificent Seven Samurai – Episode 74

In this episode, David and Duane discuss Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (1954), John Sturges’s The Magnificent Seven (1960), and Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven (2016). Can Chris Pratt outshine Steve McQueen or Toshiro Mifune? How do changes in time period and country affect the story? This week: Duane watched: Spaceship Terror (2011) and Blood Demon Rising (2017) directed by Harry…