Shows: Film Illogical Society

  • 70 – Metropolis

    70 – Metropolis

    Metropolis, the 1927 silent German Expressionist film, is often near the top of lists of most influential films. Considered by many as the first mainstream sci-fi film, it holds a special place in film history. What will T.C., Kris, and special guest Chad think of this film? Listen and find out!

  • 69 – Seven Samurai

    69 – Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai, an essential movie on everyone’s list. Some of the movies it has inspired or helped create include: Star Wars, Three Amigos, Magnificent 7, Bug’s Life, The Matrix, Mad Max: Fury Road, Django Unchained, Endgame… and so many others. But, what did T.C., Kris, and special guest Chad think of this classic 1954 Akira…

  • 68 – Rebel Without a Cause

    68 – Rebel Without a Cause

    We’re kicking off a new series, the Film Illogical Society Essentials. In this series, we review the films everyone should watch, those that today’s film pay homage to, copy, or redo. Or, try to redo anyway. We start this series with a classic, 1955s Rebel Without a Cause. This is the James Dean film. What…

  • 67 – Big Deal on Madonna Street

    67 – Big Deal on Madonna Street

    Big Deal on Madonna Street has nothing to do with the performer named Madonna. It has really not much to do with Madonna Street either, but this Italian comedy ranks number 45 on top comedies of all time by the BBC was made in 1958, and led to many other crime comedies to be made.…

  • 66 – Coming to America

    66 – Coming to America

    The question has come up, with our You Haven’t Seen WHAT? series, has Kris disappointed both Julia and T.C. with his picks? Well, this week’s film does NOT disappoint. The only one disappointed was Kris, who realized that Coming to America, the classic Eddie Murphy film, was one that neither one as seen. Now, before…

  • 65 – Pulp Fiction

    65 – Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction is a comedy? Well, the good voters at the BBC certainly think so, as it ranked number 46 on their list of top 100 comedies of all time. Well, what did Chad, Kris and special guest Julia Smith think? Listen and find out!

  • 64 – Animal House

    64 – Animal House

    Animal House, the 1978 college frat movie which has been practically compared to every college or high school comedy since it came out. For this episode, Kris and Chad are joined by horror movie guru Amy Lynch, who has fond memories of this film. As does Kris, who grew up watching it. Chad, however, had…

  • 64 – The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    64 – The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    When Chad and Kris reviewed the previous film on this list from Luis Bunuel, The Exterminating Angels, they were both surprised and delighted by that criticism of the upper class society. Now being joined by guest T.C. de Witt, they review the next film on the BBC list, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972),…

  • 61 – Seven Chances

    61 – Seven Chances

    In this, our first of the new year, we explore our second silent film – Seven Chances from 1925, written and directed AND starring Buster Keaton. This is our first Buster Keaton film, so we brought along someone who creates visual art – Odin Cabel (comic book writer, artist, teacher). What do we think of…

  • 63 – Trading Places

    63 – Trading Places

    It’s Christmas time, and what better way to celebrate the season than to watch Trading Places… which is something one of our reviewers had never done before. Who was it? Who would dare not watch this classic Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd film? You’ll have to listen and find out!

  • 62 – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    62 – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    NOTE: Yes, we are going out of order. Please forgive some sound issues on this one. This podcast, we go back to 1988 with Pedro Almodovar’s film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. We’re joined by special guest, Odin Cabal, who is the Film Illogical Society’s resident Almodovar expert! What do our podcasters…

  • 60 – Transylvania 6-5000

    60 – Transylvania 6-5000

    For Halloween this year, the group decided (OK, Kris decided) to share 1985s classic Transylvania 6-5000, starring Jeff Goldblum and Ed Begley Jr. How does this film hold up for the group? Who wasn’t able to finish this? Who thought about watching it twice? Does Kris apologize for suggesting this film? How was this film…

  • 59 – My Man Godfrey

    59 – My Man Godfrey

    This week, we go all the way back to 1936 and review Gregory La Cava’s comedy, My Man Godfrey. Starring William Powell and Carole Lombard, does this film hold up? Take a listen and find out! This film checks in at number 52 on the BBC’s list of top 100 comedies of all time.

  • 58 – Hamilton

    58 – Hamilton

    Hamilton, the Broadway hit, is now a movie on Disney+, which means, the Film Illogical Society can review it! In this episode, a You Haven’t Seen WHAT?, T.C. and Kris give their reactions, as neither saw the show on Broadway, or one of the many traveling shows, before seeing this. Is the movie version a…