Episode 063: Field of Dreams

Father’s Day and baseball go together like Heaven and Iowa. For this episode we are joined by Don Shanahan to talk about one of the best baseball films ever made. Field of Dreams is unique and packs quite the emotional punch, while never letting us forget our own love of the game. It’s the perfect film to…

Review: It Comes At Night

Each time Travis (Kelvin Harrison Jr., Birth of a Nation) picks up his lantern to wander the dark halls of his family’s  boarded up home, he strikes the image of a ghost- perhaps of a weary railroad conductor making his rounds. Tension builds with each creak of the floorboards, and the lengthening of shadows indicate…

Episode 5: It Comes at Night

Raw, fully spoiled, instant reactions after leaving the theater. This film is not what trailers made it seem. Instead it is a deep, psychological family drama that had the potential to leave viewers seriously confused. Aaron and Don talk through their emotions and try to figure out exactly what this film means. Contact Don Twitter…

Episode 4: The King of Kong

On this episode of FF+, Patrick and friend of the show Francisco Ruiz take a crack at walking through one of Patrick’s favorite types of storytelling: documentaries. Here they explore what makes a documentary entertaining, how real people can turn into heroes and villains, and why 80’s video games are the best ever. Hope you…

Episode 3: SIFF Coverage #2

Welcome back to another episode of Feelin’ Film Plus. Returning for another conversation about the Seattle International Film Festival is Mike Ward, a fellow Seattle film critic whose insightful reviews always break down the pros and cons to help us answer that most important of questions, SHOULD I SEE IT? In this episode we discuss a variety…

Episode 060: Cinderella

“Have courage, and be kind” is advice that resonates throughout Disney’s 2015 live-action adaptation of this animated classic. Luckily for us, it’s easy to be kind to this wonderful and enchanting retelling of a beloved fairy tale. So go ahead and settle in, push play, and we promise to have you home by midnight. It’s…

Saturday Night Fever: How Deep is My Love?

Growing up on Buffalo’s west side in the 70’s was an unique experience. Mine was a predominantly Italian neighborhood, and many nights the aroma of home cooked pasta sauce permeated the air as we sucked the last flickers of daylight out of a pickup game of baseball in the telephone company parking lot. December 1977…

Episode 1: Tokyo Ghoul S1

We kick-off Feelin’ Film Plus with a conversation about the first season of anime Tokyo Ghoul. The show presents a world in which humans must co-exist with a race of human-like creatures who require flesh for sustenance. As you can imagine there are plenty of ethical questions to discuss. Emmanuel Noisette Twitter – @EmansReviews Website:…

Episode 055: The Circle

This week we discuss the dangers of modernization at the heart of The Circle. This film, starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, offers us a glance into the not-so-distant future of technological advances and provides us a LOT of ethical dilemmas to talk through.  What We’ve Been Up To – 0:01:12 (Patrick – None) (Aaron – Voices…

Minisode 18: Colossal

Colossal is every bit a monster movie, but it’s not the monster movie you expect. Don Shanahan joins the show to discuss the various genres that this film creatively blends together and to talk through some of its deeper themes. Don Shanahan Twitter: @casablancadon Website: https://www.everymoviehasalesson.com http://traffic.libsyn.com/feelinfilm/Colossal.mp3 Download this Episode Intro/Outro Music – “Air Hockey Saloon” by Chris Zabriskie…

Episode 052: The Notebook

We boldly go where Feelin’ Film has not gone before – into the romance zone. This week we’re talking about a beloved romantic classic, based on a book by celebrated author Nicholas Sparks, it’s The Notebook. Our conversation leads places we didn’t expect that it would and we discover a depth to this story that really…

Feelin’ It: The Zookeeper’s Wife Review

Rating: The Zookeeper’s Wife, baed on the novel by Diane Ackerman, recounts the true story of Antonina and Jan Żabiński, and how they secretly used the Warsaw Zoo to save over 300 Jews who had been imprisoned during the German invasion of Poland in 1939. Tackling the Holocaust is no new thing for Hollywood, as…