The Orthodox Moviegoer

The Orthodox Moviegoer Faith Through Film

Start date: May 2009 14 episodes

Bobby Maddex recommends and reviews movies, both new and old, containing spiritual insights that have the potential to strengthen your Orthodox faith.

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Sep 16, 2011

Stalker

Bobby reviews Stalker, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Alexander Kaidanovsky, Anatoli Solonitsyn, and Nikolai Grinko.

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28:17
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Apr 19, 2011

The Mirror

Bobby reviews The Mirror, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev.

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23:06
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Sep 30, 2010

Solaris

Bobby reviews Solaris, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Donatas Banionis and Natalya Bondarchuk.

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27:50
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Apr 10, 2010

Andrei Rublev

Bobby reviews Andrei Rublev, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Anatoli Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, and Nikolai Grinko.

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29:14
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Feb 18, 2010

Andrei Tarkovsky

Bobby provides an introduction to Andrei Tarkovsky in preparation for a new series on six of the great Russian director's films.

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18:45
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Nov 20, 2009

Lars and the Real Girl

Bobby reviews Lars and the Real Girl, directed by Craig Gillespie and starring Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, and Paul Schneider.

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Oct 14, 2009

Into the Wild

Bobby reviews Into the Wild (2007), directed by Sean Penn and starring Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, and Jena Malone.

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19:12
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Sep 17, 2009

The Lives of Others

Bobby reviews The Lives of Others (2006), directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck and starring Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Muhe, and Sebastian Koch.

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Aug 27, 2009

The Big Kahuna

Bobby reviews The Big Kahuna (2000), directed by John Swanbeck and starring Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, and Peter Facinelli.

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Jul 17, 2009

13 Conversations About One Thing

Bobby reviews 13 Conversations About One Thing (2001), directed by Jill Sprecher and starring Matthew McConaughey, John Turturro, Clea Duvall, Amy Irving, and Alan Arkin.

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Jul 01, 2009

The Addiction

Bobby reviews The Addiction (1995), directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Lili Taylor, Annabella Sciorra, and Christopher Walken.

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Jun 17, 2009

The Ice Storm

Bobby reviews The Ice Storm (1997), directed by Ang Lee and starring Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, and Sigourney Weaver.

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Jun 03, 2009

The Orthodox Moviegoer—Part Two

In part two of his introduction to this podcast, Bobby explains why we should risk exposure to art originating from outside the Church.

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May 20, 2009

The Orthodox Moviegoer—Part One

In this first episode, Bobby explains why it is important to watch movies.

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