37 episodes

That Wannabe Film Class is a weekly podcast from That Nerdy Site about the movies we love. Each month, Ben Bellevue and Chloe Naylor select a theme. Each week, they take turns selecting a movie from within that theme to watch and discuss on the show, with guests lending their voices at the end of each month.

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    • 4.5 • 8 Ratings

That Wannabe Film Class is a weekly podcast from That Nerdy Site about the movies we love. Each month, Ben Bellevue and Chloe Naylor select a theme. Each week, they take turns selecting a movie from within that theme to watch and discuss on the show, with guests lending their voices at the end of each month.

    The Finale (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 36)

    The Finale (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 36)

     We've come a long way from where we began
    Oh I'll tell you all about it when I see you again 
     
    That Wannabe Film Class takes its final bow.
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    • 2 hr 28 min
    Moonlight: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 35)

    Moonlight: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 35)

    For the final traditional episode of That Wannabe Film Class, our crew is joined by Prince Jackson and Cam Hawkins to discuss Moonlight and how minority representation is still so lacking in both Hollywood and the new media space we occupy.
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    Prince Jackson: @theheadknight
    Cam Hawkins: @TheCinephileGuy
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    • 2 hr 54 min
    Sorry to Bother You: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 34)

    Sorry to Bother You: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 34)

    We're joined by Summer Plair to talk Sorry To Bother You and how it portrays capitalism, how it represents diverse experiences, and just how INCREDIBLY weird it is.
     
    Audio Note: Minor audio issues at the end of episode as Summer's audio switched to her computer and thus was picking up Ben and Chloe. It's almost entirely been edited around but there are occasional hiccups.
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    Summer Plair: @uncle_daddyy
    If you're looking for Black Lives Matter resources, go to https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/.
    If you want to support financially, watch this video without skipping/blocking ads and the ad revenue will go to Black Lives Matter organization: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCgLa25fDHM
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    • 2 hr 8 min
    Fruitvale Station: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 33)

    Fruitvale Station: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 33)

    Ben sits down with filmmaker Terence Johnson to discuss Fruitvale Station. The two have a personal conversation on their shared experience growing up in the East Bay alongside how Hollywood represents Black experiences and ways the industry can improve.
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    Terence Johnson: @terencebjohnson
    If you're looking for Black Lives Matter resources, go to https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/.
    If you want to support financially, watch this video without skipping/blocking ads and the ad revenue will go to Black Lives Matter organization: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCgLa25fDHM
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    • 2 hr 42 min
    Blindspotting: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 32)

    Blindspotting: Black Representation in Film (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 32)

    We're back! Ben and Chloe are joined by Emmett Watkins Jr. and Bryce Cross and for the first ep. in our Black Lives Matter month. The team talks Blindspotting, diving into both the movie's excellent comedy and the serious topic at its heart. This is one you won't want to miss!
    Follow and support our guests:
    Emmett Watkins Jr.: @ejsponge61
    Bryce Cross: @_BryceCross
    If you're looking for Black Lives Matter resources, go to https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/.
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    • 2 hr 38 min
    Black Lives Matter (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 31)

    Black Lives Matter (That Wannabe Film Class Ep. 31)

    We take a step back from movie talk to focus on the important Black Lives Matter movement. The team discusses available resources, how you can contribute to the fight, and our responsibility as people with white privilege.
    If you're looking for resources, go to https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/. If you want to support financially, watch this video without skipping/blocking ads and the ad revenue will go to Black Lives Matter organization: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCgLa25fDHM If you are interested in Ben's ebay items, you can find them here (closing June 9, 2020): https://www.ebay.com/sch/jasonb5225/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from= Support on Patreon: patreon.com/thatnerdysite
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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

JackAsh99 ,

Great Podcast

This podcast has reinvigorated my enjoyment of film. The knowledge from Ben in combination with Chloe’s peak humor brings an exceptional listening experience! Thursday has become my favorite day of the week.

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