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#620: 2017 Movie Preview / Oscar Talk / Bunuel #4 - Diary of a Chambermaid

Dodany: 3 lutego 2017

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The short version of Filmspotting's 2017 Movie Preview is easy: it starts with "Last" and ends with "Jedi." For a longer take, listen to this week's show, as Adam and Josh pose their top 5...

FS Revisited: Barry Jenkins & Naomie Harris / La La Land

Dodany: 27 stycznia 2017

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With it's 14 Oscar nominations, the 2017 Best Picture Oscar seems LA LA LAND’s to lose. In the role of spoiler? The critically adored MOONLIGHT, director Barry Jenkins’ poetic and moving coming of...

#619: 2016 Wrap Party Live (Scenes of the Year)

Dodany: 20 stycznia 2017

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For Filmspotting's annual year-end Wrap Party, Adam, Josh and some very special guests set up camp on Chicago's South Side for a live show dedicated to some of the most memorable movie moments of...

#618: Paterson / Fences / Top 5 Denzel Performances (Revisited)

Dodany: 6 stycznia 2017

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The Filmspotting New Year's 'Fix' show has featured some memorable battles over the years ("Wolf of Wall Street" v "American Hustle" in 2015; "Hateful 8" v "The Revenant" in 2016), but the 2017...

#617: Top 10 Films of 2016 (Pt. 2)

Dodany: 30 grudnia 2016

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2016 was a tough year. We lost icons like Prince, David Bowie and just days ago Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. And how about that not-divisive-at-all campaign season? So we’re due for a little...

#616: Top 10 Films of 2016 (Pt. 1)

Dodany: 23 grudnia 2016

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A lot of usual suspects at the top of the box office charts in 2016: Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Disney and Harry Potter. And a lot of those movies? Not bad actually. But what are the year’s great...

#615: Rogue One / 2016's Best Performances and More

Dodany: 16 grudnia 2016

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There’s no such thing as a small Star Wars movie, but without a roman numeral anywhere in its title the new ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY promises something different. But does it deliver on that...

#614: La La Land / Top 5 Musical Numbers / Golden Brick Finalists

Dodany: 9 grudnia 2016

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It says something about the contemporary movie landscape that the prospect of a new live-action movie musical is as much of a curiosity as the high-profile appearance of a silent film back in 2011....

#613: The Edge of Seventeen / Top 5 Teen Girl Movies Directed By Women with Marya E. Gates

Dodany: 2 grudnia 2016

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In most teen coming of age movies, it’s usually the boys who do the coming of age. But in THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, the focus is squarely on the girls. First-time feature director Kelly Fremon Craig’s...

#612: Live at Chicago Podcast Festival / Top 5 Movies That Console and Restore Hope

Dodany: 23 listopada 2016

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Movies can entertain us, transport us and move us, but can they heal us? That’s the question Adam, Josh and Michael Phillips wrestled with as they considered titles for their Top 5 Movies that...

2016 Golden Brick Preview Special

Dodany: 18 listopada 2016

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With Thanksgiving approaching, Adam and Josh give a shout out to some of the year's best overlooked movies. Along with the shortlist for the 2016 Golden Brick Award (many of which are available to...

#611: Loving / Arrival / Hacksaw Ridge

Dodany: 11 listopada 2016

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Aliens come to movie screens in a few different ways. Sometimes they come in peace; sometimes they come to destroy; and sometimes… well sometimes they just come. In ARRIVAL, the new sci-fi film...

#610: Barry Jenkins and Naomie Harris (Moonlight) / Doctor Strange / Tower / Bunuel Marathon #3

Dodany: 4 listopada 2016

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Director Barry Jenkins and playwright Tarell McCraney grew up in the same neighborhood in 1980s-era Miami. MOONLIGHT, based on an autobiographical story by McCraney, brought Jenkins back to his...

#609: Top 5 Childhood Movie Scares with Ti West / A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Dodany: 28 października 2016

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The clown under the bed. The shadow on the other side of the shower curtain. The elevator filled with blood. Scary movies make an impression - and never more so than when you’re a kid. This week on...

#608: Kelly Reichardt (Certain Women) / CIFF Roundup / Bunuel Marathon #2

Dodany: 21 października 2016

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For certain film lovers, a new Kelly Reichardt film is an event. Spare and deliberately paced movies like WENDY AND LUCY and MEEK’S CUTOFF are treasured for their detail and observation - and for...

#607: Conversation with Steve James

Dodany: 14 października 2016

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Back in June, IDA and Chicago's Kartemquin Films invited Adam to host a career-spanning conversation with documentary filmmaker Steve James ("Hoop Dreams," "The Interrupters"). This excerpt from...

#606: The Birth of a Nation / Chicago Film Festival Preview

Dodany: 7 października 2016

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Director Nate Parker came out of Sundance in January with an award-winning debut film and talk of being an Oscar front-runner. Things got more complicated over the summer when revelations about...

#605: Top 5 Denzel Performances with W. Kamau Bell / The Magnificent Seven / Bunuel Marathon #1

Dodany: 30 września 2016

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Denzel Washington has been nominated for an Oscar in every decade since the ‘80s. He’s been a consistently bankable star for just about that long, too. And yet, do we still take Denzel for granted?...

#604: Top 5 Oliver Stone Scenes w/ Matt Zoller Seitz / Born on the Fourth of July

Dodany: 23 września 2016

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In the 1980s and '90s, Oliver Stone was one of the most vital and high-profile directors working in Hollywood. Platoon, JFK, Natural Born Killers and more collected awards - or controversy - but...

#603: Sully / Nordic Cinema Marathon Awards

Dodany: 16 września 2016

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When a couple of American movie icons pair up, it’s sometimes a little surprising to realize that they’ve never worked together before. In the case of SULLY, it’s Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks - and...