Persuasion 211 | Universal Language, with James Beitler and Richard Gibson

Erin and Hannah invite James Beitler and Richard Gibson to discuss what we can do when the meaning behind our shared language shifts.

Persuasion 210 | Dust to Dust

Erin and Hannah talk about our tendency to press on with our plans until death disrupts us, and how we should be kind to all on the journey.

Seeing and Believing 280 | Simon Stone’s The Dig

Wade and Kevin dig into the film (heh) to examine themes of time, nature of life, and how the past can give meaning to the present and future.

Persuasion 209 | Finding Common Ground

Seasonal patterns, life stages, natural laws—things like these remind us that something greater is happening in the universe, regardless of our personal differences.

Seeing and Believing 279 | John Lee Hancock’s The Little Things

John Lee Hancock’s “The Little Things” stars Denzel Washington as an erstwhile detective in a California town with Jared Leto and Rami Malek.

Seeing & Believing 278 | Ramin Bahrani’s The White Tiger

We review Ramin Bahrani’s “The White Tiger”, an adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s novel, that examines the wealth and caste disparities of India.

Seeing and Believing 277 | Paul Greengrass’s News of the World and Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari

Wade and Kevin review Tom Hanks’ first crack at a Western, Paul Greengrass’s News of the World and then the family drama Minari.

Seeing and Believing 276 | The Top Ten Films of 2020

Back from his break, Kevin rejoins Wade on the show to count down their favorite films of a very unusual year.

Seeing and Believing 275 | Pete Docter and Kemp Powers’ Soul and Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984

Wade is joined by Sarah Welch-Larson of Think Christian to discuss Pixar’s new film, Soul and Wonder Woman 1984.

Seeing and Believing 274 | Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland and Disney+’s The Mandalorian

Wade is joined by Steve Norton of ScreenFish.net to discuss Nomadland, the new film from Chloé Zhao, and The Mandalorian Season 2.

Seeing and Believing 273 | David Fincher’s Mank and Eshom and Ian Nelms’ Fatman

Wade is joined by Aaron White of the Feelin’ Film Podcast, to discuss Mank, the new movie from David Fincher, Mank and Mel Gibson’s Fatman.

Persuasion 208 | People People, with Chris and Elizabeth McKinney

Erin and Hannah invite Chris and Elizabeth McKinney for a conversation about loving your neighbors for their miniseries called Happy, Thankful, People.

Episode 272: Tomm Moore and Ross Stewarts’s Wolfwalkers and Armando Iannucci’s The Personal History of David Copperfield

Wolfwalkers uses stunning animation to tell a story of myth and magic. After that, Wade and Kevin tackle The Personal History of David Copperfield.

Persuasion 207 | Thankful People, with Dustin Crowe

Erin and Hannah invite Dustin Crowe for a conversation about thankfulness for their miniseries called Happy, Thankful, People.

Seeing and Believing 271 | Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy and Sean Durkin’s The Nest

Wade and Kevin take a look at a couple of new family dramas: Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy and Sean Durkin’s The Nest.

Persuasion 206 | Happy People, with Barnabas Piper

Erin and Hannah invite Barnabas Piper for a conversation about happiness to kick off a new miniseries called Happy, Thankful, People.