Seeing and Believing 313 | Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast”

How do you imprint a memory onto celluloid? Kenneth Branagh attempts to answer that question with his latest film, Belfast.

Seeing and Believing 312 | Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch”

Put on your dapper clothes and sit in the geometrically perfect room of your choice for a review of Wes Anderson’s, “The French Dispatch.”

Persuasion 229 | What We Make of It All, with Karen Swallow Prior

We have a guest for our Frankenstein finale!

Seeing and Believing 311 | Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho

Halloween is receding into the mists of the past, but it’s never too late to enjoy a spooky movie: Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho.

Persuasion 228 | What We Make of Destiny

If the will of God is certain, do our daily actions matter? Erin and Hannah explore the role of destiny and free will in this episode of Persuasion.

Persuasion 227 | What We Make of Our Mistakes

Erin and Hannah explore various ways we respond to our own mistakes and failures.

Seeing and Believing 310 | Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

After myriad COVID-related delays, it’s finally here: the long-awaited adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi opus, Dune.

Persuasion 226 | What We Make of Our Stories

What stories do we tell others about ourselves? What stories do we inherit? Erin and Hannah discuss in this episode of their fall series.

Seeing and Believing 309 | Fran Kranz’s Mass

Seeing & Believing takes some time away from the blockbuster to review another Patron Pick, the newly released indie drama, Mass.

Persuasion 225 | What We Make of Others

We cannot escape our connections to others and the way these connections shape who we are and who we will become.

Seeing and Believing 308 | Cary Joji Fukunaga’s No Time to Die

The twenty-fifth film in the Bond franchise, No Time to Die, aims to shake up the Bond formula in Daniel Craig’s swan song as 007.

Persuasion 224 | What We Make of Our Suffering

How we react to suffering—our own and others’—reveals much about what we truly believe.

Seeing and Believing 307 | Wade’s Farewell & Our Favorite Podcast Moments

Wade’s final episode with Seeing and Believing after over 300 episodes has arrived with a review of one of his favorite films and memories.

Persuasion 223 | What We Make of Our Time

Ambition sways and fools us into believing that our motives for success are pure.

Seeing and Believing 306 | Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia

Wade and Kevin probe the depths of Paul Thomas Anderson’ Magnolia’s spiritual undertones and discuss the film’s controversial ending.

Persuasion 222 | What We Make of Ourselves: A Read-Along Series

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson dig into what we’ve gotten wrong about Frankenstein and how the author’s life shaped the work.