EFC 2.07 – Dr. Strange

Feat. The Music of Cold War Kids, and Earth, Wind & Fire (In a Special EFC Music Video!)

“You’re a man looking at the world through a keyhole, and you’ve spent your whole life trying to widen that keyhole – to see more, to know more. And now, upon hearing that it can be widened, in ways you can’t imagine, you reject the possibility.”

The famed mythologist, Joseph Campbell, said that Step #1 in The Hero’s Journey is The Call to Adventure. The caller, of course, is The Universe, and it wants the hero to undergo a transformative experience of some kind. But the hero must pick up the phone in order for the journey to commence. Continue reading “EFC 2.07 – Dr. Strange”

EFC 2.05 – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Feat. The Music of Alexiane

“I’m not asking you to die for me. I’m asking you to trust me.”

That’s A Very Nice Hat

“1 minute 10 seconds, a new record!” exclaims a halfling sized creature that looks like a cross between the ugly duckling and a gargoyle. Sgt. Laureline (Cara Delevingne) dizzily removes a bulbous, blue fluorescent jellyfish from her head and collapses on the dock inside a Big Blue subterranean cavern. Continue reading “EFC 2.05 – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”

EFC 06: Suicide Squad

Feat. The Music of Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons w/ Logic & Ty Dolla $ign ft. X Ambassadors

Our bird’s been jacked. Light it up!

August is a strange month of year. As autumn approaches the leaves begin to turn color, even though it’s hotter than El Diablo’s hands outside. Those fresh summer threads are going out of style but it’s still too early to plunder the fall wardrobe so you wear them anyway. It’s almost time for back to school but the kids are still in the swimming pool. August is a month of awkward transitions it seems. So I figured, why not feature a film that’s also full of awkward transitions? Continue reading “EFC 06: Suicide Squad”