Movies That Matter

Movies That Matter


Latest Episodes

Nope and Voyeurism
August 11, 2022

Justin and Nicole discuss Nope and when it's ok to gawk at the spectacle and when we should look away. We appreciate the cinematography and the carefully crafted details Jordan Peele adds to his films

Elvis and Shady Music Managers
July 27, 2022

Adam and Nicole discuss Elvis and how the music industry is plagued by shady managers and unfair contracts even to this day. We both appreciated Austin Butler’s performance as Elvis but found the earl

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande and Sex Work
July 07, 2022

Stacy and Nicole discuss and the complications of sex work. We were both disarmed by Daryl McCormack's performance and appreciated the lighting and art direction. We discuss sex tourism for women and

Fire Island and Gay Hierarchy
June 24, 2022

Garret and Nicole discuss , how well the #Pride and Prejudice adaptation worked and how gay hierarchies work in real life. We enjoyed the comedy and soundtrack, but not the romance and found the writi

Men and Toxic Masculinity
June 10, 2022

Lexy and Nicole discuss Men, whether the movie was actually scary, toxic masculinity, and the roles men force on women. We criticize the movie for not really understanding the subject matter and not c

AwesomeCon: Who You Calling A Villain
August 29, 2021

What does it mean to be a villain? Movie villains have gone from supporting characters in classic hero’s tales to protagonists in their own movies and franchises. Join the Movies That Matter podcast t

AwesomeCon Planning 1
July 30, 2021

A departure from the usual fare, listen to the AwesomeCon panel participants plan for the presentation. Nicole, Christopher, Stacy, Lexy and Garret discuss villain-centered movies and what the core co

AUDIO ONLY: Impact 10 Barrier-Breaking Sports Movies
March 15, 2021

Watch the video: The entire Impact 10 team presents sports movies that feature someone breaking into a sport. Lexy discusses Cool Runnings, Christopher covers Chariots of Fire, Garret tackles Million

AUDIO ONLY: Impact 10 Movies That Gave Us Hope
January 25, 2021

Impact 10 featuring Nicole, Christopher, and Garret discussing movies that gave us hope. Nicole covers Stand and Deliver and the hope that potential is never truly lost. Christopher covers Slumdog Mi

Sound of Metal and Being Deaf
December 11, 2020

Garret and Nicole discuss Sound of Metal, how the beautiful cinematography balanced strong themes, how well the movie captures addiction, and how much the movie showcases deaf individuals in their normal lives. We get into some information about...