#KillerSerials: THE PATH, S2 Ep. 10

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker discuss the latest episode of THE PATH, now streaming on HULU. They talk about the importance ritual and group confession and accountability, Tess' explosive entrance, and the impossibility of reconciliation and atonement while maintaining outsiders. Take a listen after the jump. … [Read more...]

At SXSW2017: WALK WITH ME

Walk With Me, the documentary with unprecedented access to Thich Nhat Hanh and his Zen Buddhist community in France, premiered at SXSW yesterday. It recalls another great religious documentary, Into Great Silence, about Carthusian monks in France. Both are quiet and meditative and give credence to the concept of film-watching as spiritual practice. … [Read more...]

At SXSW2017: SIGNATURE MOVE

Signature Move (written by Lisa Donato and Fawzia Miriam and directed by Jennifer Reeder) is the type of film that we need right now, beautiful, light, funny, and overflowing with diversity. It presents viewers with a vision of America, Islam, and LGBTQ communities that flies in the face of preconceived notions and news coverage of them. … [Read more...]

At SXSW2017: AMERICAN GODS

It's not just about the tech, films, and music at SXSW anymore, and one of the highs of the festival is sure to be the premiere of American Gods, the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's divine novel. It premieres on Starz on Sunday, April 30th. Read on for a recap of the pilot. … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: THE PATH S2, E8

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker discusses the latest episode of The Path, now streaming on HULU. They talk about Cal's desparate attempts to fundraise (or friend-raise!), Eddie's drug-fueled spiritual journey, and the secret Cal's mom wants to share from her deathbed. Take a listen after the jump.  … [Read more...]

Seeing the Unseen in MOONLIGHT

Film has the power to make the invisible visible. It can also force viewers to witness what they have previously refused to see. The critically-acclaimed Moonlight (winner of 3 Academy Awards including Best Picture) does just that, transporting viewers to a place and time and into peoples’ lives that aren’t often the subject of most theatrical releases.  … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: THE PATH, S2 Ep7

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker discuss the latest episode of THE PATH, now streaming on Hulu. They talk about fundamentalism, Hawk's ascension, and the powerful threat of doubt to a cult. Take a listen after the jump. … [Read more...]

#KillerSerials: THE PATH, S2, Ep. 6

Tony Jones and Ryan Parker are stuck in L.A. traffic talking about THE PATH, season 2, episode 6, streaming on HULU. They discuss Cal's Machiavellian moves with the Lane family, Hawk's fundamentalism, and Eddie's attempts to stay out of the movement. Take a listen after the jump. … [Read more...]