Filmspotting

#730: Top 5 Films of 1979 / Alien

Dodany: 24 maja 2019

Of the films celebrating 40th anniversaries in 2019, only Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" can really compete with ALIEN's critical stature and influence, but Adam and Josh make the case for...

#729: Top 5 Keanu Moments / John Wick 3

Dodany: 17 maja 2019

The Tao of Whoa.Whether you love or hate the JOHN WICK franchise - or even if you're completely indifferent to it - it has given us all the chance to appreciate the particular genius of Keanu...

#728: Chicago Critics Film Festival / Donen #4 - Two for the Road

Dodany: 10 maja 2019

May's week-long CCFF doubles as a shortlist for potential Golden Brick candidates. Now in its 7th year, the Chicago Critics Film Festival prides itself on bringing the best of the fest circuit to...

#727: Summer Movie Preview / Donen #3 - Charade

Dodany: 3 maja 2019

Spidey & Wick & Hobbs & Shaw. And Pikachu.Marvel burnout. "Booksmart" hype. Will Smith's genie. Detective Pikachu. And of course the astonishingly worded "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw."...

#726: Avengers: Endgame / Beyoncé's Homecoming / Donen #2 - Funny Face

Dodany: 26 kwietnia 2019

Can the MCU mothership stick the landing?After earning a probably undeserved reputation for being hard on the MCU, Adam and Josh return from their ENDGAME screening speaking the language of...

#725: Her Smell / Donen #1 - On the Town

Dodany: 19 kwietnia 2019

In Alex Ross Perry's HER SMELL, Elisabeth Moss gives a performance that, for Adam and Josh, evokes Gena Rowlands' iconic work in "A Woman Under the Influence" and a punk-rock Lady Macbeth. Moss's...

#724: Claire Denis / High Life / Madness Champ

Dodany: 12 kwietnia 2019

The 70 year-old French director of "Beau Travail," "35 Shots of Rum" and last year's "Let the Sunshine In" is having a moment. After 30 years of critically-acclaimed work, Claire Denis remains...

#723: Top 5 Overlooked Films of the 2000s / Madness Final / Assassination of Jesse James

Dodany: 5 kwietnia 2019

As the 2019 edition of Filmspotting Madness comes to a close, Adam and Josh share some favorite titles that didn't make the 64-film bracket. Their Top 5 Overlooked Films of the 2000s features some...

#722: Dumbo / Final 4 Madness / Top 5 Movie Circus Acts

Dodany: 29 marca 2019

Big Top Tim Burton remakes the Disney classic.With Adam out of town, Michael Phillips joins Josh for a review of the new DUMBO, plus Filmspotting Madness Final 4 matchups and the Top 5 Movie Circus...

#721: Us / Elite 8 Madness / Cassavetes #4 - Opening Night

Dodany: 22 marca 2019

Jordan Peele is not done scaring us.Peele's "Get Out" was one of the defining films of 2017. A huge box office success early in the year, it went on to be nominated for Best Picture, and won Peele...

#720: Transit / Sweet 16 Filmspotting Madness / Cassavetes #3

Dodany: 15 marca 2019

The director of 2014's "Phoenix" returns with a boldly enigmatic thriller.German director Christian Petzold’s “Phoenix” was a “Vertigo”-inspired thriller set in the aftermath of the Holocaust. It...

#719: Captain Marvel / Rd. 2 Filmspotting Madness (Best of the 2000s)

Dodany: 8 marca 2019

Marvel's first female-led feature is also one its best.Indie duo Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck ("Half Nelson," "Sugar") were a surprising choice to lead a Marvel movie, especially one with so much...

#718: Filmspotting Madness (Best of the 2000s) / Cassavetes #2 - A Woman Under the Influence

Dodany: 1 marca 2019

64 films. Only one survives. Welcome to the Madness.In the 2018 edition of Filmspotting Madness - Best of the 90s - the championship round had "Fargo" facing off against "Pulp Fiction." The Coen...

#717: Top 5 Movies About Suburbia (w/Jessica Harper) / Cassavetes #1 - Faces

Dodany: 22 lutego 2019

Worse than a coven of witches? The 'Burbs."Suspiria" star Jessica Harper has appeared in over 20 films since the mid-'70s, but she's also had a career as a singer-songwriter and children's book...

#716: The Matrix / Top 5 Slow-Motion Scenes (Since "The Matrix")

Dodany: 15 lutego 2019

Taking the red pill 20 years later.For the second film in their "9 From '99" series, Adam and Josh reconsider the Wachowski Sisters' seminal sci-fi film, which, while a popular and critical success...

#715: The Lego Movie 2 / Velvet Buzzsaw / Miss Bala

Dodany: 8 lutego 2019

Jokes and gender politics in the new Lego sequel. "The Lego Movie" was Josh's #1 film of 2014. Dan Gilroy's "Nightcrawler" made Adam's Top 10 of the same year. Five years later, Emmet Brickowski...

#714: Glass / The Sixth Sense

Dodany: 1 lutego 2019

That thing where your superpower is seeing dead people.On this week's show, a double-dose of divisive auteur M. Night Shyamalan, whose new film GLASS is either "profoundly dumb" or "like opening a...

#713: 2019 Movie Preview / Oscar Nominations

Dodany: 25 stycznia 2019

The new movie year is all promise and possibility. Adam and Josh look ahead to the new year with their Top 5 Questions about the 2019 Movie Year. Plus the good, the bad and the bewildering of this...

#712: Scenes of the Year - 2018 Wrap Party

Dodany: 18 stycznia 2019

The laughs, the tears, the rhapsodies and the shallows that made 2018 such a memorable movie year.Michael Phillips and Tasha Robinson - and a full house at Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts -...

Best of 2018: Ethan Hawke / Bo Burnham

Dodany: 4 stycznia 2019

Two of our favorite 2018 conversations. Adam talks to Ethan Hawke about parenting, raising daughters, falling in love, the illusion of fear - oh, and his very good 2018 film BLAZE, about Texas...