Family Matters in Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp

In Ant-Man and the Wasp, Marvel reveals the importance of intact families—wherever we might find them.

Seeing and Believing 158: J.A. Bayona’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Gary Ross’s Ocean’s 8

Wade and Kevin decide to investigate whether Jurassic Word: Fallen Kingdom is a worthy successor to its ancestors. Then they decide to spend some time with some smooth criminals in the star-studded Ocean’s 8, in which Sandra Bullock leads a squad of thieves in – what else? – a daring heist.

RBG Is an Invitation to Love Our Political Neighbors

In RBG, West and Cohen offer a welcome salve for our society’s wounds, a celebration of Ginsburg as Ginsburg, irreducible to any political stance.

Seeing and Believing 156: Paul Schrader’s First Reformed and Ari Aster’s Hereditary

Spiritual warfare can take many forms, as shown by the two films on this week’s episode. First up is Wade and Kevin’s most anticipated film of the summer, First Reformed, followed by A24’s latest foray into horror: Ari Aster’s Hereditary.

Seeing and Believing 155: Netflix’s Wild Wild Country and Brett Haley’s Hearts Beat Loud

Netflix’s new documentary miniseries Wild Wild Country tries to get to the bottom of a 1980s dispute between a religious commune and the Oregon community next door. Also the Nick Offerman-starring Hearts Beat Loud, a feel-good indie movie about a dad trying to get the band back together with his college-bound daughter.

Finding the Church in the Horror Masterpiece A Quiet Place

Instead of viewing each other as only possessing weaknesses to be overcome, in A Quiet Place the Abbott family reminds us that our weaknesses can make each other stronger, and the strength of community is only possible because of its vulnerability.

Seeing and Believing 149: Infinity War Review and the Top 5 MCU Moments

A spoiler free review of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ from Wade and Kevin along with their Top 5 MCU moments from the previous 18 films.

Kill Bill, #MeToo, and the Violence of Justice

It’s a far cry from the “redeeming blood” spoken about in scriptures, but the crimson founts in ‘Kill Bill’ are redemptive in the way they represent purifying the world of misogyny, which is still one of our undeniable dominant cultural attitudes.

Finding Faith Like an Odd Child in A Wrinkle in Time

Although ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ makes no mention of God, it demonstrates how pure intellect devoid of faith is also devoid of love and of hope.

Seeing and Believing 136: Steven Spielberg’s The Post and Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water

Wade and Kevin close out 2017 with reviews of two of this winter’s most anticipated films: Spielberg’s ‘The Post’, and Del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water.’

Seeing and Believing 135: Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi and James Franco’s The Disaster Artist

The most revered film franchise in history joins forces with the most ridiculed movie in history to rule the galaxy or at least the podcast this week.

Seeing and Believing Episode 133: Pixar’s Coco and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Wade and Kevin review a pair of movies in which families figure prominently: Pixar’s ‘CoCo’, and Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards’

Seeing and Believing Episode 132: DC’s Justice League and Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird

For their Thanksgiving episode, the guys review two films that represent the full range of American cinematic bounty. Justice League and Lady Bird.

Seeing and Believing 131: Netflix’s Stranger Things 2 and Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express

Mysteries both paranormal and murder-y feature on this week’s episode. First the guys tackle Stranger Things, then go for a ride on the Orient Express.

Seeing and Believing 124: The Dardenne Brothers’ The Unknown Girl and Hirokazu Kore-eda’s After the Storm

Wade and Kevin review two foreign releases from earlier in the year: The Dardenne’s “The Unknown Girl”, and Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “After the Storm”.

Seeing and Believing 123: Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! and a Fall Movie Preview!

Wade and Kevin tackle one of the most controversial films of 2017 in Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! and count down their five most-anticipated movies in 2017.