Footcandle Films

Hosted ByChris Frye & Alan Jackson

Do you like listening to people talk about films?  What about those films that may not show up at the local multiplex but are instead showing at the smaller specialty theater across town?  Then "Footcandle Films" may be the show for you.

Avatar The Way of Empire of Light Water

After a fourteen-year hiatus director, James Cameron is back with his new film AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER. Alan & Chris discuss the latest happenings on the planet (or is it a moon?) of Pandora before returning to Earth to visit a really cool movie theater in Sam Mendes’ EMPIRE OF LIGHT starring Olivia Colman. Next on this episode’s menu is a round of Trailer Tapas where we play clips from upcoming movies and gauge our excitement about the films. Last, but certainly not least, we give recommendations of movies to consider either revisiting or watching for the first time.

Recommendations from our hosts in this episode: “See How They Run”, “Dead Poets Society”

Alan Jackson is the co-founder of the Footcandle Film Society and resides in Hickory, NC. He enjoys a wide variety of films – but mainly those of Martin Scorsese, his all-time favorite Director. Despite liking smaller, independent films, Alan also likes films with giant monsters or where animals talk. Alan also thinks Citizen Kane deserves every bit of credit it ever gets.

Chris Frye, the other co-founder of Footcandle Film Society, is a fan of directors such as Stanley Kubrick, Terry Gilliam, and David Gordon Green. He lives in Newton, NC, and has always been a movie buff. His favorite actors range from Steve Coogan to Christoph Waltz to Jeff Bridges. You may be surprised to know he has never seen Dirty Dancing or Pretty in Pink (gasp!)