Featured review of ‘Manchester by the Sea,’ plus shorter reviews of ‘The Handmaiden,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Elle,’ and several more!
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Major reviews of ‘Arrival’ and ‘Billy Lyn’s Long Halftime Walk,’ followed by mini-reviews of a bunch of other 2016 releases.
Reviews of Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ Howard Hawks’ ‘Sergeant York,’ and a discussion of whether a movie can ever be “anti-war.”
It’s Horror Week! We discuss the classic thrillers ‘Don’t Look Now’ and ‘The Tenant,’ followed by a discussion of directors we’d love to see try horror.
Double-header reviews of two movie accountants: first, Ben Affleck in ‘The Accountant,’ followed by Johnny Depp in ‘Dead Man’
A review of Nate Parker’s controversial ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ followed by review of both versions of ‘Westworld.’
A review of the Emily Blunt vehicle ‘The Girl on the Train,’ followed by a discussion of our favorite “comfort movies.”
A review of the new Criterion addition ‘Beyond the Valley of the Dolls,’ followed by a discussion of the function of ratings in movie criticism.
Justin Jagoe’s 2016 in review: A summation of the best (and worst) of the past year’s cinema.
A debate on Clint Eastwood’s ‘Sully,’ followed by a retrospective of the legendary actor-turned actor/director’s career.
A return to podcasting after a fall sabbatical
Reviews of ‘Sausage Party’ and ‘Only Yesterday’ to kick off a larger discussion of animated films geared for adults.
Reviews of Suicide Squad and ‘Batman: The Killing Joke,’ followed by a conversation of onscreen portrayals of the Joker.
Reviews from movies available via Criterion and MUBI: ‘A Brighter Summer Day’ (Criterion) and ‘I’m Not Scared’ (MUBI)
A Ralph Fiennes profile, headed with reviews of two of his most notable films: ‘Coriolanus’ and ‘The English Patient.’
A glimpse at the 2016 Emmy Nominations, preceded by a review of ‘The Pass,’ one of the most high-profile original programs from Hulu.
Reviews of Finding Dory and The BFG, followed by a discussion of what an adult can get out of children’s movies.
Following a review of ‘Free State of Jones,’ a round-up of the Best Movies of 2016 So Far.
Former cohost Alex Carlson returns to talk about life as a movie dad, as well as a conversation about what we call “WHOOSH!” movies.
In which we appraise the career of Andrei Tarkovsky, Russia’s greatest filmmaker, though not before a “Winking” review of ‘Russian Ark.’