The Orthodox Moviegoer
Summary: Bobby Maddex recommends and reviews movies, both new and old, containing spiritual insights that have the potential to strengthen your Orthodox faith.
Bobby reviews Stalker, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Alexander Kaidanovsky, Anatoli Solonitsyn, and Nikolai Grinko.
Bobby reviews The Mirror, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev.
Bobby reviews Solaris, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Donatas Banionis and Natalya Bondarchuk.
Bobby reviews Andrei Rublev, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Anatoli Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, and Nikolai Grinko.
Bobby provides an introduction to Andrei Tarkovsky in preparation for a new series on six of the great Russian director's films.
Bobby reviews Lars and the Real Girl, directed by Craig Gillespie and starring Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, and Paul Schneider.
Bobby reviews Into the Wild (2007), directed by Sean Penn and starring Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, and Jena Malone.
Bobby reviews The Lives of Others (2006), directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck and starring Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Muhe, and Sebastian Koch.
Bobby reviews The Big Kahuna (2000), directed by John Swanbeck and starring Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, and Peter Facinelli.
Bobby reviews 13 Conversations About One Thing (2001), directed by Jill Sprecher and starring Matthew McConaughey, John Turturro, Clea Duvall, Amy Irving, and Alan Arkin.
Bobby reviews The Addiction (1995), directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Lili Taylor, Annabella Sciorra, and Christopher Walken.
Bobby reviews The Ice Storm (1997), directed by Ang Lee and starring Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, and Sigourney Weaver.
In part two of his introduction to this podcast, Bobby explains why we should risk exposure to art originating from outside the Church.
In this first episode, Bobby explains why it is important to watch movies.