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Ink to Film

Jul 30, 2020

Author and educator Dr. Michael Arnzen returns to urge everyone to think critically about William Friedkin’s THE EXORCIST, a movie he says tries to discourage you from doing just that. In episode 147, Luke, James, and Mike explore the “Scariest Movie of All Time” adapted from William Peter Blatty’s iconic...


Jul 23, 2020

Pazuzu commands YOU to listen (to this discussion of William Peter Blatty’s infamous book about demon possession). In episode 145, Luke & James discuss whether the source material lives up to the claim on the cover that it is, “The most terrifying novel ever written.”

 

Topics: real life exorcisms, a...


Jul 16, 2020

Academy-award winning director Bong Joon-Ho made a genre-bending adaptation of Jacques Lob & Jean-Marc Rochette’s Le Transperceneige, AKA “Snowpiercer: The Escape,” and the result is really something to behold. In episode 144, join Luke & James as they climb aboard and discuss both the nihilistic source and the...


Jul 9, 2020

Barry Jenkins, fresh off the success of Moonlight, adapted James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk” into an evocative, gorgeous, and emotionally raw film. Black Love takes center stage as Tish and Fonny struggle to live in a society that is trying to crush them. In episode 143, Luke & James discuss filmmaking...


Jul 2, 2020

James Baldwin puts Black love front and center in a romance set in Harlem and struggling to persist against systematic oppression, false accusations, and personal tragedy. In episode 142, join Luke & James as they educate themselves with a story written over 45 years ago, yet seems somehow ripped from the headlines...