TUMP [EP#215 – Tom at the Farm]


This week we’re going French Canadian with Xavier Dolan’s Tom at the Farm. We also ramble on after that about a slew of films in a segment I like to call No Time to Explain. So enjoy: Continue reading

TUMP [EP#214 – Comet]


This time on TUMP we take a look at a film about love and some wierd science fiction that doesn’t quite make much sense, but it’s got lots of edits and lots of cool music, so who cares.

Enjoy this abridged version of the discussion where we go close to the film and discuss Comet. Continue reading

‘The Gift’ Unnerves Oneself More Than Most


In the world of the film blogosphere we love to heaps mountains upon mountains of adulation all over films that spark originality — and for good reason — whether it be original in narrative or technical. However, at times originality isn’t always the only way to be praised, perfecting that which has existed forever is also a way of being praised.

The world seems to be divided on Edgerton’s The Gift. There’s the one half that sits and just rolls their eyes as Edgerton’s film moves from point to point without being surprised at all because it leans so heavily on the world of these sorts of thrillers that came before it; and the other half that stands up in applause at Edgerton’s ability to craft something so lovely that we almost forget that the tropes have been there forever. I happen to be a part of the later and proudly so. Continue reading

TUMP [EP#213 – The Wolfpack]


This week on TUMP we talk about lots of things. Expect lots of changes in how this podcast works, it’ll be very free form from now on with us just going in and out of topics and you guys will more or less get a raw episode most weeks and I’ll just list below (without timestamps) the topics discussed. Continue reading