Tolkien’s Rings & Medieval Legendarium: Episode V: Partings

We dive into the Song of the Roots of Hithaeglir and discuss aspects that resonate with Grimm’s Fairy Tales and lore. We also focus on the themes of greed and pride and how these traits lead to the eventual downfall or ruin of various characters or races. Please check out Dr. Bryan Keene on InstagramContinue reading “Tolkien’s Rings & Medieval Legendarium: Episode V: Partings”

Tolkien’s Rings & Medieval Legendarium: Episode 4: THE GREAT WAVE

We dive into the theme of legacy with a look at the relationships between fathers and their children: Elendil and Isildur; Tar-Palantír and Míriel; Eärendil and his sons Elrond and Elros; Durin and Durin; and Adar and orcs. Please check out Dr. Bryan Keene on Instagram @_medievalart

8 1/2 (1963)

On today’s episode of Cinemallennials, I talk with another K Cut podcast host, James Bunn about Frederico Fellini’s master work on the process of filmmaking, 8 ½. Frederico Fellini’s legacy is that of his films, grounded fantasy, a cavalcade of nostalgia, fever dreams, lust, and desire. From Tim Burton to David Lynch, Fellini is reveredContinue reading “8 1/2 (1963)”

I Used To Go Here – Movie Review

­­­                  I Used To Go Here, written and directed by Kris Rey starring Gillian Jacobs, Jemaine Clement, Josh Wiggins, and Hannah Marks that originally was supposed to have its premiere at South by South West, follows the story of Kate Conklin a first-time author who’s just been invited to do a reading at her almaContinue reading “I Used To Go Here – Movie Review”