Seeing and Believing 366 | No Bears & All That Jazz

This week on the podcast: two movies about the cost of making art. Jafar Panahi’s latest film No Bears and Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz.

Seeing and Believing 365 | Ikiru & Living

Kevin and Sarah pair their Watchlist review of Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru with their review of its 2022 remake Living, starring Bill Nighy

Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 3: “It Sucks to Be a Girl”

While many of women’s problems are age-old, what’s changed is the promise of a new solution: the promise of escaping womanhood by adopting a new identity.

Kogonada’s After Yang Imagines a Way Beyond Tech Consumerism

After Yang offers a refreshing, compassionate perspective on how technology might make our world more human instead of less.

Seeing and Believing 364 | The Best Films of 2022

Sarah and Kevin have watched as many movie as they could and assembled their list of the Best Films of 2022 for your consideration!

Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 2: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til It’s Gone

Without tradition to protect us, our bodies become subject to the dynamics of the market.

The Hidden Consumerism of Movie Filtering Services

A consumerist mindset evaluates entertainment only from the standpoint of how it will affect us, without giving any thought to how the entertainers are affected.

Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 1: It’s Too Simple for Words

The categories of male/female and man/woman are simply too ancient and fundamental to be tampered with without consequences.

Intolerable Silence or Uncanny Attention? Memoria and the Nature of Existence

The subterranean dread of Memoria comes from the possibility that our attention may alight on things unexpected, unwanted, and unwelcome.

Seeing and Believing 363 | Babylon & Broker

Kevin and Sarah wrap up 2022 with Damien Chazelle’s 3-hour epic Babylon and then Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest, Broker.

Violent Night: How Santa Got His Jingle Back

Santa’s rationalization for fighting was a one-time occurrence, but his commitment to address children’s needs is permanent.

“We Have Something That Needs to Be Told”: An Interview with Stephen Atherholt, Lead Actor in I Heard the Bells

Stephen Atherholt plays poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the film I Heard the Bells.

Seeing and Believing 362 | Avatar: The Way of Water and White Noise

Kevin and Sarah return to Pandora to review Avatar: The Way of Water then the literary adaptations in Noah Baumach’s White Noise.

Seeing and Believing December 2022 Bonus Episode | Charlotte Wells’ Aftersun

In this bonus episode, Sarah and Kevin review Aftersun, Charlotte Wells’ writing and directorial debut.

Seeing and Believing 361 | Pinocchio & Decision to Leave

Kevin and Sarah find themselves in the dark fairytale of Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio and Park Chan-wook’s thriller Decision to Leave.

Seeing and Believing 360 | The Fabelmans & The Young Girls of Rochefort

Movie magic! Musicals! Axe murders! All in a day’s work for Sarah and Kevin as they review The Fabelmans and The Young Girls of Rochefort.