Double-header reviews of two movie accountants: first, Ben Affleck in ‘The Accountant,’ followed by Johnny Depp in ‘Dead Man’
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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.
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.’
Double-header reviews of ‘The Lobster’ and ‘A Bigger Splash,’ followed by a discussion of notable English-Language debuts from international directors
Reviews of ‘The Nice Guys’ and ‘Neighbors 2,’ followed by a recap of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
A review of ‘Green Room,’ Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to ‘Blue Ruin,’ followed by a preview of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
A review of ‘Everybody Wants Some,’ followed by a look into the career of its director, Richard Linklater.
A review of Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave classic ‘Contempt,’ followed by a discussion of classic movies whose “classic” status should be revoked.