Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Martin Scorsese's classic with the first ever The Canon Commentaries track! GOODFELLAS is a fitting first track as it was also the subject of the first - and possibly most contentious! - episode of The Canon. Amy and Devin revisit the revered gangsters and argue about mob history, Italian cuisine and the virtues of voice over.
In honor of the recent release of The Force Awakens, The Canon Commentaries continues with George Lucas’ original STAR WARS! Listen along with the film, as Amy and Devin discuss how hard Darth Vader was to light properly, why Luke Skywalker was originally named Starkiller, and what makes this film an enduring masterpiece. WARNING: Some spoilers for Force Awakens within.
Board a freighter to Skull Island with your hosts Devin Faraci and Amy Nicholson as they do a complete, scene-specific commentary track for the 1933 classic KING KONG. Discover with them the origins of the film, just how they made that big monkey move and decide whether or not the natives are portrayed in a racist fashion (Yeah they are, but the movie is still good!). It's all the back and forth you love from The Canon in commentary track form!
Amy and Devin go deep on FREAKS, the counterculture cult classic that ended the career of DRACULA director Tod Browning. Starring actual circus sideshow performers, FREAKS is a strange, disturbing and mesmerizing film, and the Canoneers explore its impact in pop culture and the way Browning uses cinematic language to tell a story that both entices and repulses us.
This episode Devin and Amy welcome back Jeremy Smith, the guest who originally nominated Brian De Palma's BLOW OUT for The Canon. On the feature length commentary Jeremy, Devin and Amy going scene by scene through De Palma's masterpiece, examining his use of color, of sound and his extraordinary camerawork. And they mount a spirited defense for the greatness of John Travolta, the actor who is perhaps the most underestimated - by both the audience and himself!
This month Amy & Devin walk you through Kevin Smith's Canon-worthy 1994 film 'Clerks'. Join Devin, Amy, Randall, Dante, Jay, Silent Bob & Walt Flanagan as they guide you scene by scene through philosophical Star Wars debates, rooftop hockey games, and the moral dilemmas of the working man. Sync with your movie or listen as a standalone, either way, I assure you we're open.