A discussion of this years Oscar nominations, followed by an attempt to parse out the differences between the “Best Picture” and “Best Director” categories.
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A countdown of each co-hosts lists of the ten best movies of 2017.
In the lead-up to our Best of the Year episode, Lena Houst guest-hosts to discuss the miscellaneous achievements of 2017.
Justin Jagoe’s 2017 in review: A summation of the best (and worst) of the past year’s cinema.
A review of Spielberg’s ‘The Post,’ followed by a discussion of some of the best television of 2017
Reviews of ‘All the Money in the World,’ ‘I, Tonya,’ and a quick take on ‘Downsizing.’
A review of Guillermo Del Toro’s latest, ‘The Shape of Water,’ followed by a discussion of how the still-young Awards season is shaping up.
Alex Carlson returns for a nerdy, nit-picky, and eventually VERY spoilery review of the year’s most anticipated film, ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi.’
Quick Takes reviews of a bunch of movies, including BPM, Loveless, and The Disaster Artist
An all-review show this week, covering movies like ‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Three Billboards,’ ‘The Florida Project,’ and more!
On growing up, and being grown, with the most popular film series of all time. The final Essays on Star Wars installment.
Reviews of a bunch of movies available for streaming, including ‘Columbus’ and ‘Brawl in Cell Block 99.’
How, in trying to resolve one major plot hole, ‘Rogue One’ kills one of the secret joys of ‘Star Wars.’
You love Film Misery, now try some Queer Misery! Justin and Film Misery editor Lena Houst get together for this bonus episode to discuss the best of queer cinema in 2017
The most common criticism of ‘The Force Awakens’ is its familiarity, but it has something to say about the stories we’ve heard a million times.
Triple-header reviews, including Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer!’
‘Revenge of the Sith’ is the final film of a director who is seldom thought of, first and foremost, as a director.
Reviews for ‘The Meyerowitz Stories,’ ‘The Transfiguration,’ and ‘Manifesto.’
How the favored Star Wars composer tries to save ‘Attack of the Clones’ from itself.
Reviews of the Netflix Original series ‘Mindhunter,’ plus the Portugese thriller ‘The Ornithologist.’