Mexican American with Gerry Maravilla

#138 - Mexican American with Gerry Maravilla

  • November 15, 2016
Independent filmmaker and champion of inclusive representation Gerry Maravilla talks with Shaun about being Mexican American, both in the world of film and in the political reality of the current United States.
Tibetan American with Jigme Ugen

#137 - Tibetan American with Jigme Ugen

  • November 8, 2016
Shaun speaks with the President of the Tibetan National Congress, Jigme Ugen, about the history of Tibet’s struggle with China, what it’s like to be a refugee, and the sorry state of Asian-American representation in entertainment.
Magnolia

#136 - Magnolia (1999)

  • November 1, 2016
Shaun forces Brian to watch one of his very favorite movies- P.T. Anderson’s 1999 epic- for the first time.
Anti-Blackness with Bernard Hayman

#135 - Anti-Blackness with Bernard Hayman

  • October 25, 2016
Shaun speaks with activist, writer, and Fulbright scholar Bernard Hayman about anti-Blackness, why it’s useful to distinguish it from a broader term like “racism,” and how easy it is to be passively anti-Black in America.
The Brothers Bloom

#134 - The Brothers Bloom (2008)

  • October 18, 2016
Brian and Shaun take on Rian Johnson’s sophomore effort, the con artist romantic comedy (con rom-com) The Brothers Bloom.
Zootopia

#133 - Zootopia (2016)

  • October 11, 2016
Brian and Shaun are joined by Brian’s 7 year-old son Logan, and the intellectual level of the discussion is remarkably unchanged. Heightened, even. This week: Zootopia.
A Most Violent Year

#132 - A Most Violent Year (2014)

  • October 4, 2016
Brian and Shaun return to alienate cinema fans with their lukewarm reaction to J.C. Chandor’s well-received almost-gangster movie.
49 Voices #46-49

#131 - 49 Voices #46-49

  • September 27, 2016
The final episode of a ten part series looking at the aftermath of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, solely through the voices of members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
49 Voices #41-45

#130 - 49 Voices #41-45

  • September 20, 2016
The ninth of a ten part series looking at the aftermath of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, solely through the voices of members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
49 Voices #36-40

#129 - 49 Voices #36-40

  • September 13, 2016
The eighth of a ten part series looking at the aftermath of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, solely through the voices of members of the LGBTQIA+ community.