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Reel War Project

Reel War Project

By Redwood Sound Labs
Charles is a Purple-Heart veteran and long-time cinephile; Aaron is a critical rhetorician and Co-Host of The Alien Movie Project and together they are exploring the most actiony of action movies: The War Movie. 3 movies per batch, one batch episode comparing the three, listen in wherever you find your podcasts.
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B3E3 Lone Survivor
This week on Reel War Project Charles and Aaron discuss 2013's Lone Survivor. Military romanticism, white masculine weapons fetishization, individualism and BAD history - everything the D.O.D. loves in a war film! Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts Listen to us on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/3nnK9FtFfGZD6HLSnaFWiU Send us an email reelwarproject@gmail.com https://www.instagram.com/redwood_sound_labs or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RedwoodSoundLabs
02:06:39
January 17, 2022
B3E2 The Beast
This week on Reel War Project Charles and Aaron discuss a little-known yet sort of prophetic 1988 film: The Beast. Primitivism meets technology, crew culture, and “Afghanistan.” Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts Listen to us on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/3nnK9FtFfGZD6HLSnaFWiU Send us an email reelwarproject@gmail.com https://www.instagram.com/redwood_sound_labs or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RedwoodSoundLabs
01:54:07
January 10, 2022
B3E1 The Man Who Would Be King
This week Charles and Aaron discuss gun culture, colonialism, settler colonialism, and white masculine individualist worst muckers via 1975’s The Man Who Would Be King. Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts Listen to us on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/3nnK9FtFfGZD6HLSnaFWiU Send us an email reelwarproject@gmail.com Follow our the podcast and our network on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/redwood_sound_labs or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RedwoodSoundLabs
01:57:33
January 03, 2022
B2E4: Nuclear Annihilation
This week Charles and Aaron talk about the movies from Batch Two: Failsafe, Strategic Air Command, and Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Come for the spectacle, stay for the satire! Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts https://open.spotify.com/show/3nnK9FtFfGZD6HLSnaFWiU
51:23
December 27, 2021
B2E3 Strategic Air Command
Baseball, Stratojets, and women who are right but apologize anyway; this week Charles and Aaron talk about the 1955 film Strategic Air Command and movies the DOD can get behind.
02:03:05
December 20, 2021
B2E2 Fail Safe
This week on Reel War Project Charles and Aaron discuss the 1964 film Failsafe as well as Malthusian ethics (Thanos did nothing wrong!), satire and criticism, and making movies the defense industry doesn’t want made. Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts https://open.spotify.com/show/3nnK9FtFfGZD6HLSnaFWiU
01:48:08
December 13, 2021
B2E1 Dr. Strangelove
This episode of Reel War Project Charles and Aaron talk about satire, big boards, and histories of anti-vaxers saving our precious fluids from communist infiltration. Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts
01:42:34
December 06, 2021
B1E4: Formative war movies of Batch One
This episode of Reel War Project Charles and Aaron talk about the Formative War Movies of Batch One: Paths of Glory, Glory, and The Big Parade. Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts https://open.spotify.com/show/3nnK9FtFfGZD6HLSnaFWiU
52:19
November 29, 2021
B1E3 The Big Parade
This week on Reel War Project Charles and Aaron talk about the first “realistic” war film, the most successful silent film of all time, The Big Parade. Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts
02:45:21
November 22, 2021
B1E2 Glory
This episode of Reel War Project Charles and Aaron talk about the movie Glory, the 54th Massachusetts, White Avatars, and the glorification of war.  Follow on Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, or where you get your podcasts https://open.spotify.com/show/3nnK9FtFfGZD6HLSnaFWiU
02:12:21
November 15, 2021
B1E1 Paths of Glory
Charles and Aaron talk about Stanley Kubrick's 1957 classic. Corruption, the spectacle, anti-war politics and more.
01:59:48
November 09, 2021