What's This Movie Really About?
Summary: What are modern movies teaching these days? Join Sable and Dave as they explore the morality -- or Cine-morality - of today’s films, both old and new, on What’s This Movie REALLY About? http://whatsthismoviereallyabout.com
Fathers, Film, and Frogs. Join Sable, Dave and Chessie for an animated and in depth review of the PT Anderson film, Magnolia, Chessie fails to convince Sable that this is a great movie. Dave threatens the actual MFA paper … Listen in to find out what happens in this EPIC podcast. Tell us what you … Continue reading "What’s PT Anderson’s Magnolia Really About? With Guest Chessie Reiss (MFA)"
Slavery, racism, teaspoons … Join Sable and Dave as they discuss how these things figure into Jordan Peele’s masterful suspense/thriller, Get Out. Tell us what you think on Twitter and Facebook. Join us for the next episode for Magnolia with guest Chessie Reese.
Professor Lawrence Riggins (writer, director) joins Dave Smith and Sable Cantus for this riveting episode about the 1984 classic Ghostbusters. “Listen! Do you smell something?” Interested in screenwriting? Attend an eight week screenwriting course in beautiful Huntington Beach, CA. Email Chessie at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Tell us what you think on Twitter and Facebook. “Where do those stairs … Continue reading "What’s Ghostbusters Really About? Business? Government? Sex? Evil spirits destroying the world? With guest Lawrence Riggins."
Is IT sexual? Is IT trauma? Is IT death? FOLLOW Sable, Dave, and Chessie Reiss (Actually Named After a Monster) as they give the movie It Follows a thorough rectal exam. Tell us what you think on Twitter and Facebook.
Hidden meanings in a movie about hidden treasure. Lawrence Riggins (writer-director) unearths nuggets and gems buried within this underrated treasure of a film. Interested in screenwriting? Attend an eight week screenwriting course in beautiful Huntington Beach, CA. Email Chessie at email@example.com for more information. Tell us what you think on Twitter and Facebook.
Sable and Dave have a real treat for you in this episode. They interview the novelist, screenwriter, autodidact, and baller Rafael Yglesias about his 1993 film Fearless, starring Jeff Bridges, and directed by Peter Weir. Rafael shares the personal inspiration behind his novel Fearless and how it came to be the film that it is. Think … Continue reading "What’s Fearless Really About? With Screenwriter Rafael Yglesias"
What’s GRAVITY Really About? Well, good writers know that their hero has a problem, and the adventure they get is the one they need, even if they want nothing to do with it. Join Sable and Dave as they unravel GRAVITY and figure out why Ryan Stone must go through this harrowing adventure. Tell us … Continue reading "What’s Gravity Really About?"
Sable and Dave sit down with Zev Brooks to talk about the hit film “The Yankles”, co-written with his brother David, who also directed the picture. Find out if Sable and Dave’s theories about what the Yankles is REALLY about are correct as they go straight to the writer to get the answers to that … Continue reading "What’s The Yankles Really About? With Co-Writer Zev Brooks"
Just a little teaser for you about our next movie review – The Yankles. Do you like baseball? Or Jews? Go and watch The Yankles. Co-writer Zev Brooks will join us in-studio to talk about the movie. Tell us what you think on Twitter and Facebook.
In this short, spoiler-lounge-only follow up to our episode on The Prestige, Dave nails down his final interpretation of the ending. This one really got him going. Tell us what you think on Twitter and Facebook.
What’s The Prestige Really About? Join Sable and Dave as we dive deep into Christopher Nolan’s, “The Prestige.” Tell us what you think on Twitter and Facebook.
Have you been pausing the show to watch the movies (again) that we are reviewing? We know! We’ve totally heard you on this. Here it is, your teaser, your call to action, get ready for the next episode by watching … The Prestige Tell us what you think Twitter and Facebook.
What’s There Will Be Blood really about? Join Sable and Dave and this episodes guest Jesse Dollemore as we dive deep into Paul Thomas Anderson’s, “There Will Be Blood.” Jesse Dollemore: dollemore.com @dollemore YouTube Tell us what you think Twitter and Facebook.
Is it just pure entertainment? A message movie? Is it neither? Sable and Dave discuss the text and subtext of “The Denzel Movie”: The Magnificent 7. Trigger warning, the word “Diversity” is mentioned. Tell us what you think Twitter and Facebook.
What’s Dirty Harry really about? Why do they call him dirty? How deep does the “dirt” go? What does this movie teach us? Join Sable and Dave as they explore the morality — or Cine-morality – of Dirty Harry. Tell us what you think Twitter and Facebook.