A film studies podcast by teachers who wish they had majored in film.
True Grit Analysis
A tale of two versions. Both adaptations have their flaws and strengths while still conveying the power of the Charles Portis novel.
With "Shark Week" coming up, the Classroom Critics discuss Jaws, often cited as film history's first summer block buster. Join us as we delve below the surface and discover this film's surprising relevance to the many non-aquatic horrors we are facing today.is
Star Wars Analysis
Get Out Analysis
This week, the Classroom Critics discuss one of the more unique and compelling horror films of recent years.
The Godfather 3 Analysis
Is it a masterpiece or a mistake? Is it underrated or perhaps unnecessary? To this day, The Godfather Part 3 remains one of the more enigmatic sequels of all time. The Classroom Critics, however, are taking time during this week's episode to get to the bottom of Coppola's third chapter of the Godfather saga.
The Exorcist Analysis
What scares us? The unknown? Uncontrollable forces? Evil itself? One thing is for certain: The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin, still scares the devil out of the Classroom Critics.