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The Bad and The Beautiful: Conversations on Cinema

Aug 5, 2019

On this episode of "The Bad and the Beautiful," Charles and Jeff look at two different approaches to testosterone-driven cinema, from a tentpole blockbuster to an art house auteur.

First, Jeff takes a fast look at a furious spinoff, HOBBS & SHAW.

Then. both Charles and Jeff take a deep dive into Quentin Tarantino's...


Jul 19, 2019

On this episode of "The Bad and the Beautiful," Charles and Jeff look at a blockbuster cash-grab, plus the latest in art house horror.

Disney's live-action remake of THE LION KING is about to hit multiplexes. We debate if Jon Favreau's photo-real redux is a worthy companion to the beloved original, which became an...


Apr 15, 2019

On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff talk super heroes and buried horrors.

We kick things off by getting lit with DC’s latest entry into their evolving cinematic universe. It’s the superhero movie with a BIG-styled twist, SHAZAM!

Then we tether our thoughts to the ongoing conversation...


Mar 16, 2019

On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Marvel goes for Girl Power while Ben Affleck and Oscar Isaac lock-and-load for some tragic masculinity.

We begin with TRIPLE FRONTIER, the new war movie / heist flick hybrid that just debuted on Netflix. Oscar Isaac and Ben Affleck lead a team of ex-vets turned...


Feb 22, 2019

On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, we play some Motorball and place some Oscar bets.

We begin by discussing ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, the sci-fi blockbuster adaptation of the popular manga series, from producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez.

Then, Jeff compares and contrasts two February...