NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN (2007)

The two cows head to Texas with their pal Edward to consider one of the best film adaptations of a book ever. Topics discussed include encounters with the unintelligible, grappling with our shared fate of becoming lost to the passage of time, Sartrean bad faith, and Anton Chigurh’s quarantine haircut. Conservatism is a clinging toContinue reading “NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN (2007)”

THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010)

The two cows revisit a more innocent time, when Facebook was just a silly site where people posted relationship statuses and the only concerns about it involved whether your mom saw that frat party photo your friend tagged you in. Is Sorkin overrated? Is this a breakup movie? Is it a movie about revolutions withoutContinue reading “THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010)”

CONTACT (1997)

The two cows are joined this week by special guest Molly Moltario; together, they embark on an interstellar journey into the bureaucratic maze of academic funding. Join us for a discussion of aliens (where are they?), McConaughey vs. Fichtner (who best?), scrunchies (what do they signify?), our favorite first contact movies, and whether this isContinue reading “CONTACT (1997)”

FIVE STREAMING DOUBLE FEATURES

The two cows recommend five double features, all streaming on either Netflix or Amazon Prime. The themes are: High and Low, Paranoia, Families Falling Apart, The Rules of the Universe, How to Win Friends and Influence People. High and Low: Bringing out the Dead (1999) // Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Paranoia: Clue (1985) // TheContinue reading “FIVE STREAMING DOUBLE FEATURES”

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (1991)

The two cows discuss time travel, religious themes, and the nature of sequels in this action-packed episode.  It’s fitting that the best sequel ever made is a meta-reflection on dualities and copies. Here, the basic conflict of the first movie is transposed from human vs. machine to reproduction vs. original, as the humans fight againstContinue reading “TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (1991)”

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