The Talented Mr. Ripley

With episode 5, we turn the Jude Law tide and watch The Talented Mr. Ripley–Anthony Minghella’s Hitchcockian thriller about an identity swapping con-man. It features a stellar cast and gorgeous cinematography, but is it worthy…

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Transitioning from the dark and cerebral world of Miller’s Crossing to the more colorful streets of Toontown,  Dave, Mike, and I revisit Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, the 1988 film from director Robert Zemeckis. There’s no…

Miller’s Crossing

As a chaser to our  discussion of Road to Perdition, on this episode we tackle the Coen Brothers’ classic gangster noir drama, Miller’s Crossing. While the time-periods and content of both these films might be…

Road to Perdition

What makes a movie a classic? Dave, Mike, and I discuss this as well as weighty themes such as rebirth and father son relationships in Sam Mendes’s Road to Perdition. A solid gangster era film…

Blade Runner

It’s the inaugural episode of the Re-viewed podcast, so we thought we’d start big—as in iconic, career defining sci-fi big. Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner is heralded as a classic film, spawning a new age of intellectual…