Seeing and Believing 366 | No Bears & All That Jazz
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3d ago
This week on the podcast: two movies about the cost of making art. Kevin and Sarah review Jafar Panahi's latest film No Bears, in which a lightly fictionalized version of Jafar Panahi retreats to a remote border village in order to direct a movie based in reality, with very real stakes. Then, Sarah introduces Kevin to her latest watchlist pick, Bob Fosse's All That Jazz, in which Roy Scheider plays a lightly fictionalized version of Bob Fosse at the height of his career…and perhaps the end of his life. Follow us on Twitter @SeeBelievePOD Follow us on Letterboxd Support the ..read more
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Seeing and Believing 365 | Ikiru & Living
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4d ago
We're digging ourself out of the year-end lists and getting back into the swing of things for 2023 with a new release and a watchlist pick. This week, Kevin and Sarah pair their Watchlist review of Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru with their review of its 2022 remake Living, written by Kazuo Ishiguro and starring Bill Nighy. Does the remake do justice to the original? Or is it simply populated with a lot of boxes that need to be checked? Follow us on Twitter @SeeBelievePOD Support the Seeing & Believing Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Seeing and Believing 364 | The Best Films of 2022
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4d ago
It's the triumphant return of Seeing & Believing! After taking careful notes, watching as many movies as we could, and tallying our favorites, we've assembled a list of our favorite films…as well as a few guest voices to help us along the way. Follow us on Twitter @SeeBelievePOD Support the Seeing & Believing Patreon Read Sarah's essay about After Yang for Bright Wall/Dark Room Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Seeing and Believing 363 | Babylon & Broker
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4d ago
Kevin and Sarah weigh the cost of greatness, and whether or not Damien Chazelle manages to pull off the gargantuan undertaking that is Babylon, his 3-hour epic about the silent era of Hollywood. Then, Sarah and Kevin turn their attention to Hirokazu Kore-eda's latest, Broker. Follow us on Twitter @SeeBelievePOD Support the Seeing & Believing Patreon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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The Scandal of Reading 11 | Austin Carty on Frederick Buechner's Godric
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by Christ and Pop Culture
1M ago
Jessica is joined by Austin Carty to discuss Frederick Buechner's Pulitzer Prize nominated novel, Godric. The pair discuss the themes found not only in Godric, but in other of Buechner's novels that hint at his dealings with the history of death in his family. Loosing both his father and grandfather to suicide, Buechner has echoes of this theme along with his resoluteness to not follow in their footsteps.  Books Referenced:  Godric by Frederick Buechner The Scandal of Reading is sponsored by Brazos Press. Information on the Host: Jessica Hooten Wilson is ..read more
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Seeing and Believing 362 | Avatar: The Way of Water & White Noise
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1M ago
Kevin and Sarah return to Pandora to review James Cameron's long-awaited sequel to Avatar. Was the wait worth it? Or is The Way of Water simply more of the same? Then, Sarah and Kevin get into literary adaptations in Noah Baumach's filmed version of the Don DeLillo novel, White Noise. Follow us on Twitter @SeeBelievePOD Support the Seeing & Believing Patreon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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The Scandal of Reading 10 | Tsh Oxenreider on Walker Percy's The Moviegoer
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Jessica is joined by Tsh Oxenreider to discuss Walker Percy’s debut novel, The Moviegoer (1961). The pair discuss how the book, as does many of Percy’s following works, wrestles with the suicides of his father and grandfather, how his conversion to Catholicism related to his desire to not meet their fate, and how the book finds new meaning for younger generations in an increasingly isolated and disconnected society. Books Referenced: The Moviegoer by Percy Walker The Scandal of Reading is sponsored by Brazos Press. Information on the Host: Jessica Hooten Wilson is a Senior Fello ..read more
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The Scandal of Reading 9 | Abigail Favale on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland
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1M ago
Professor Jessica Hooten Wilson and Professor Abigail Favale discuss feminist utopian novel Herlandby Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Why is this novel still worth reading and reflecting upon today? What does it tell us about how feminism has changed since 1915? How do we form our identities as women and as Christians? Books Referenced:  Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Genesis of Gender: A Christian Theory by Abigail Favale The Men by Sandra Newman The Dream of a Ridiculous Man by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Lord of the Flies by William Golding Kristin Lavransdatter ..read more
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Seeing and Believing December 2022 Bonus | Aftersun
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1M ago
In this bonus episode, Sarah and Kevin review Aftersun, Charlotte Wells' writing and directorial debut. Follow us on Twitter @SeeBelievePOD Support the Seeing & Believing Patreon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Seeing and Believing 361 | Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio & Decision to Leave
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1M ago
Kevin and Sarah find themselves in the dark fairytale of Pinocchio, Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson's version of the beloved fairy tale reimagined in stop-motion animation. Then, Sarah and Kevin swoon over Park Chan-wook's romantic thriller Decision to Leave. Follow us on Twitter @SeeBelievePOD Support the Seeing & Believing Patreon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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