Tag: James Wood

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #115: A New Hope

General Introduction – Missing our cues – Listener feedback Our Histories with Star Wars – The anthropic principle – The mythology of childhood – The importance of the action figures – Video games and trading cards The Conception of the Film – Lucas’s scant filmography – THX-1138 and American Graffiti – Throwbacks and moral complexity…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #81: Realism

General Introduction – Why we don’t have a Dr. Who episode – The Facebook page So What Is Realism? – The Oxford Guide weighs in – Realism vs. unbelievability – Artistic movements – Architectural realism – The discarding of decoration Realism Before Realism – The probable and the possible – Realism vs. nominalism – Iconography…