The environmental movie podcast! We watch and discuss movies about the environment, movies that have environmental themes or in which nature plays a significant role. Hosted by Sean Munger (an environmental historian) and Cody Climer (a movie buff).
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
The myth of the “Southern Man,” history of the Maori, and extinct bird species are hiding in the New Zealand bush as we hunt down this 2016 comedy buddy film.
All things sharky, including the Jersey Shore attacks of 1916 and shark-human relations, are chum in the water as we examine this 1975 classic. Guest: Alex Arreola.
This one’s all about invasive species, from rabbits in the Pacific and lampreys in the Great Lakes to xenomorphs on LV-426 as we discuss this 1986 science fiction classic.
Lords of Dogtown
SoCal skate and surf culture, droughts, plastics, amusement park piers and amoeba-shaped pools are riding the nose in this 2005 skateboard sports drama.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
The environmental record of imperial China, the Mongolian steppe and the gestalt of sad movies are in the trees as we examine this martial arts fantasy from 2000.
The Mosquito Coast
The environment of Central America, geothermal energy, intentional communities and white savior complex (again) are buzzing around this dark 1986 family drama.