137 episodes

Podcast by Titus Techera

ACFmovie podcast Titus Techera

    • TV & Film

Podcast by Titus Techera

    ACF PoMoCon #11 Three Waves Of Liberalism

    ACF PoMoCon #11 Three Waves Of Liberalism

    Titus & Oliver Traldi talk about Progress, liberalism, the IDW, the transformation of the internet, generational politics, & also Aristotle's treatise on the soul!

    • 1 hr 55 min
    ACF Critic Series #37 Network

    ACF Critic Series #37 Network

    Titus & Telly Davidson talk about Paddy Chayefsky's Network, a satire of TV's effect on America, turning everything from news to terrorism into fantasies on screen. Liberalism's Enlightenment dreams turn into madness & fear for America replaces mid-century confidence.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    ACF PoMoCon #10 The Benedict Option

    ACF PoMoCon #10 The Benedict Option

    Titus & Rod Dreher talk about traditional conservatism & Christianity under attack by the Pink Police State--kink not only approved, but mandated by power. We talk about his books Crunchy Cons, The Benedict Option, & the upcoming Live Not By Lies, about what we learn from Christians who survived totalitarian persecution, & what faith may do for communities in the near future.

    • 1 hr
    ACF Asia #6 High & Low

    ACF Asia #6 High & Low

    Titus & Jody Bottum & John Wilson discuss Kurosawa's view of modern nihilism in his last modern movie--High & Low, or Paradise & Inferno, a movie about the class differences in post-War Japan, where envy, resentment, & a Dostoevskian crime lead to the downfall of a titan of industry.

    • 47 min
    ACF Asia #5 Parasite

    ACF Asia #5 Parasite

    Titus & Peter Paik discuss this year's Best Picture Oscar winner, Bong Joon-ho's Parasite, a character study set among the conemporary Korean middle class, where the desire to avoid suffering & secure comfort leads to tragedy.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    ACF Middlebrow #34 Die Hard Christmas

    ACF Middlebrow #34 Die Hard Christmas

    Titus & Chris Wolfe talk about our generation's Christmas movie--Die Hard, a story of an unlikely redeemer come in the thick of winter. Seriously, we're talking about the redemption of Sgt. Al Powell, the importance of his friendship with John McClane, & the redemption of America, faced with an elitist temptation.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

Atleastonekombuchaeveryday ,

Titus is the man

Moral imagination to spare! This guy teaches distracted people like me how to really watch movies and television.

LowRight ,

Brilliant Insights

I have been watching movies and reading film critcism for almost 50 years now, and I find this podcast series to be the most insightful discussions around. Your time will be well spent listening to Titus and his wonderful guests.

JarrettBC ,

Thoughtful engaging film discussions

This is a terrific podcast featuring thoughtful discussions of film, current and classic. Titus covers a wide range of cinema in conversations great guests including Paul Cantor, Terry Teachout, Flagg Taylor and others. Definitely worth your time.

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