Review: Us

Zack and Jackson get together to talk through Jordan Peele's sophomore sensation, Us.Spoilers begin about 10:50.


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5: The Wild and Wonderful World of “Black Panther”

Why does Wakanda feel more real than the other fictional MCU settings, like Asgard and New York City? In this episode, we analyze the Oscar-winning costume…


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4: Getting Deep with Shallow in A Star Is Born

A Star is Born (2018) is a film built on chemistry. Chemistry between the leads, chemistry between each singer and the music, chemistry between the film and…


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3: How Characters Warp Reality in Raising Arizona

From accents, to costumes, to motivations, each of the characters in the Coen Brothers’ Raising Arizona warps expectations in some way to create a reality much…


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2 The Direction of Misdirection in The Prestige

Every great podcast consists of three parts or acts, the first act is called "The Pledge". The podcasts hosts promise the conversation will remain focused on…


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1.5 Scene Breakdown: Crossing the Fantastical Gap

Music can be either diegetic (living in the world of the film, think music from a radio) or nondiegetic (existing outside of the reality of the film, your…


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1 The Sound of Redemption in Mad Max Fury Road

In this inaugural episode of Film Studies Minor, Zack, Colby, and Jackson introduce the concept of the show and jump into their analysis of Mad Max: Fury Road…


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