The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (dir. Terry Gilliam)
Host Erroll Southers and guests Alex Ago, Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro, and Jonathan Schwartz as they try to wrap their heads around Terry Gilliam’s 25+ years of work: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.
The Godfather (1972 – dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
Depending on who you talk to, The Godfather is either a story of an “aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son” or, the “greatest gangster film of all time.”
We discuss why the film is still watched … and loved almost 50 years later.
Listen as host Erroll Southers discusses the first of the trilogy, The Godfather, with Carla Della Gatta, Aubrey Hicks, and Jonathan Schwartz.
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Captain Marvel (dir. Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck)
We’ve got a special “Warriors” episode of Reel Review for you today! We got together Lt. Col. Olivia Nelson and two female Air Force ROTC Cadets to discuss the first(!) Marvel movie to center a female superhero: Captain Marvel.
Us (dir. Jordan Peele)
From the mind the brought us Get Out, is the new film scaring audiences across the states. In Jordan Peele’s latest film, Us, doppelgängers menace a family trying to enjoy their summer vacation. But … as in Get Out, everything isn’t quite that simple. Warning: Spoilers!
What mirror is Peele holding up for us now?
Fighting with My Family (dir. Stephen Merchant)
A British comedy meets WWE in Fighting with My Family, how does this true story translate to the big screen?
Erroll Southers is joined by Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro & Alex Ago tackle this larger than life sports comedy in today’s episode!
On the Basis of Sex (dir. Mimi Leder)
October 2018 brought us RBG, the documentary about the Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Now we have On the Basis of Sex, a biopic starring Felicity Jones as this iconic leader in the fight for gender equality and justice under the law. The film is directed by Mimi Leder. Read more…
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (dir. David Yates)
2016 brought us back to the wizarding world of Harry Potter in the prequel to the beloved books and movies: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. 6 fictional months and two real life years later, we return to in Yates’ Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Reviews have been Read more…
Rhymes for Young Ghouls
? Rhymes for Young Ghouls, written and directed by Jeff Barnaby is set on the Red Crow Mi’g Maq reservation, 1976. It follows 15 year old Aila as she navigates growing up in a country which imposes taxes and violence upon those who wish to preserve heritage, language, and way Read more…
We Are Birds
From the left: Aubrey Hicks, Chris Finley, Frankie Morreo, Derek Duro, Jonathan Schwartz, Joanelle Romero, and Albert Chacon “Ay, every generation, every man is a part of his past. He cannot escape it, but he may reform the old materials, make something new –” – Rudolfo Anaya For many indigenous Read more…
A Star is Born
The latest remake of A Star is Bornis, well it’s getting mixed reviews. Some are rapturous (like this, this, or thisand espeically this) others not so much (for instance: this, this, or this). Our panel discuss this latest version in the “there is always a possibility of getting discovered” American Read more…
Powwow Highway (1989)
Powwow Highway is the story of Philbert and Buddy who journey from Montana to Santa Fe to bail Buddy’s sister Bonny out of jail. For many indigenous peoples in the Americas, life can be grim. Much has been taken from them. In Powwow Highway, we begin with a view of the failed American Read more…
Powwow Highway with Cast Members
We are thrilled to share this conversation about Powwow Highway with you! A. Martinez, Amanda Wyss, Joanelle Romero, from the film join host Jonathan Schwartz and USC Profs Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro and Chris Finley in conversation about the making, legacy, and meaning of this cult classic. If you haven’t seen it, be ware, there are a ton of spoilers. Powwow Highwayis Read more…
Does the biopic about a 19th century French writer Colette bring her to life? This episode features a conversation on a film which seems to be of the moment. Gender dynamics, intellectual property, relationships … history. Host Jonathan Schwartz is joined by podcast favorites Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro, Anita Dashiell-Sparks, and Alex Ago. @BedrosianCenter, @AubreyHi, @AngeMarieH, @esouthersHVE, @jonHLYP, @USCPrice, @AlessandroAgo To listen Read more…