Episode 074: Jurassic Park

We kick off book-to-movie month with arguably the best summer blockbuster ever made. Jurassic Park is one of those special films that evokes such a sense of awe and wonder that it captures the imaginations of adults and children alike. We talk through some of the present themes and reminisce about our own experiences with this…

What We Learned This Week: June 11-17

LESSON #1: WHEN IMPORTANT DIVERSITY IS IN PLAY, EXTRA HYPE IS WARRANTED— Not understanding the important opportunities for diversity is equivalent to being tone deaf.  Recently some people tried to bash the female empowerment frenzy over the very existence of Wonder Woman, no matter if the film itself was any good.  After its trailer debut, pockets…

Episode 023: The Goonies

Hey, you guys! This week’s film was determined via listener vote, and you chose a beloved 80’s adventure movie with plenty to talk about. For one of us it’s full of nostalgia and for the other it’s a totally new experience. But ultimately we both land on common ground in thinking that this is one…

Guest Spot: Reel World Rewind

Aaron partners with Blaine from the Reel World Rewind podcast to talk about a movie that he loved revisiting, Super 8. Check out the synopsis below: On this episode of Reel World Rewind: This month, Blaine kicks of an annual Rewind tradition: Spielberg Summers. But instead of starting with one of the director’s iconic works…