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Your Brain on Film

8 EpisodesProduced by New School CriticsWebsite

A podcast that dissects the latest films down to their very core. The idea is to expose something interesting and unique about a movie so we can all form a deeper connection with it.Colossus is a two-man team with a very busy schedule, so we'll release episodes as often as we can. Hope you enjoy!

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A Battle for Creative Freedom: Why the Tarantino Backlash Could Be Bad for Hollywood

August 9th, 2019


Quentin Tarantino's latest film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is being ripped apart for its false portrayal of Bruce Lee. And that backlash could …

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: Redemption for Sharon Tate

August 5th, 2019


Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino's love letter to the film industry. On this episode, I’ll explore the divisive American landscape …

First Reformed: Some Advice from F. Scott Fitzgerald

July 29th, 2019


The stress of holding contradictory beliefs—also known as cognitive dissonance—is a common struggle everyone experiences. Just...not everyone can …

BlacKkKlansman: Between the World and Spike Lee

July 22nd, 2019


Gone With the Wind and Birth of a Nation are two films that depict the America many white men would like to live in. Spike Lee uses BlacKkKlansman to …

Mid90s: Yeezus Just Rose Again

July 15th, 2019


Filmmakers are often heavily influenced by other artists, including musicians. And that musical influence guides the way they tell stories. I'd like to make a case that there's a deeper story to Mid90s than what appears …

The Favourite: Rabbit Soup for the Soul

July 8th, 2019


The rabbit-filled ending of The Favourite is, indeed, a strange one—but it's also an ending that's easy to track if we think about the movie's true story. Abigail and Sarah’s power struggle not only ruins Queen Anne, …

Crazy Rich Asians: Game Theory 101

July 1st, 2019


At the beginning of Crazy Rich Asians, Rachel is teaching a class on the art of game theory. It's a craft studied by the top athletes, economists, …

Introducing: Your Brain on Film

June 20th, 2019


This is Your Brain on Film, where we form a deeper connection to our movies. I'm your host, Travis Bean.

On July 1, I'll release a short Season 1 …

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