Category: Genre-ly Speaking

The Villain’s Journey?

We recently published a podcast on Joseph Campbell’s Hero Monomyth and how it applied to the new Star Wars trilogy and Game of Thrones. In the weeks since, we have been wondering about the villains. Is there such a thing as the Villain’s Journey? Do Darth Vader, Sauron, Voldemort, Kylo Ren, Cersei and the White Read More …

Summer Movie Preview – 2017

The summer movies season seems to be starting earlier than ever. It seems like each passing year brings an earlier start to the summer box office race. This year is no exception with films like Logan and Beauty and the Beast already making mark. In this podcast we take a look at the 2017 Summer Read More …

Genre-ly Speaking: Trailer Roundup

  The past few weeks have given us many new trailers for upcoming films and television shows. So we thought it would be fun to talk about some of those trailers and give our reactions to them. In this podcast we discuss the “Long Walk” teaser/promo for Game of Thrones: Season 7 as well as Read More …

Genre-ly Speaking: Movie Trailers

The Super Bowl not only delivered a great game, but we also got the chance to see several new trailers for upcoming film and television shows. In this podcast we discuss the trailers for: Transformers, Fate of the Furious, Pirates of the Caribbean, Ghost in the Shell, Baywatch, John Wick, The Handmaiden’s Tale, Guardians of Read More …

Genre-ly Speaking: Christmas 2016

It’s time for our first annual Christmas Episode. In this podcast we discuss some of our favorite Christmas films. We touch on some classics, as well as offer a few less conventional recommendations. Additionally, you will hear one of our fearless hosts voice their displeasure with a much loved Christmas film. So gather around the Read More …