Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther is breaking records – but how good is it, really?
Author: Chad Michael Van Alstin
Episode 65 – Teddy Bears and Fish People
The Cinematic Tangent spoils The Post, Paddington 2, Shape of Water, and I, Tonya.
Episode 64 – Not a ‘Last Jedi’ Show
Chad maintains his boycott of all things Star Wars movies, while Brad quickly brushes past Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi. After that, the guys talk Coco, Last Flag Flying, and Lady Bird.
Why is Twitter mad about a Frozen short? Is it anti-war, or are the “boys” just “back in town”? Is Greta Gerwig 2017’s Best Director? CinTan discusses these questions and more.
Episode 63 – ‘A Ghost Story’
The guys talk Murder on the Orient Express, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, and A Ghost Story.
Also, are you tired of sequels yet?
Episode 62 – You’re Killing Me, Smalls!
Just in time for the World Series, the Cinematic Tangent reflects back on The Sandlot, Little Big League, and other baseball films from the good ol’ days.
Episode 61 – Random Reflections
A re-direct from last episode on the value of comedy is followed by talk of Baby Driver and Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Also, from cushy chairs at a high price to cushy chairs that shake, are you tired of “luxury” theatre gimmicks yet? Bring back Smell-O-Vision!
Episode 60 – Fighting Words
After a … passionate (Chad was raging.) battle over Fist Fight that leads into a larger discussion about film criticism and philosophy, Brad and Chad talk Wonder Woman, The Lovers, and It Comes at Night.
Episode 59 – Mel Gibson
From the brand new Cinematic Tangent production studio (a laptop and a mic), Chad and Brad talk the complete filmography of writer/director Mel Gibson: Braveheart, Passion of the Christ, Apocalypto, and Hacksaw Ridge.
Episode 58 – Let’s Do This, 2017!
Yeah, The Cinematic Tangent is late to the party – so what?
Chad and Brad have a detailed, spoiler-ridden discussion of The Circle, The Lost City of Z, and Alien: Covenant. Also, hear Brad talk about Rock Dog!
Episode 57 – 2016: The Top 10
After a long hiatus, The Cinematic Tangent returns to talk some of the noteworthy films of 2016.