Matt and Alison discuss Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and how the new Margaret Atwood adaptation attempts to depict its horrors as experience rather than spectacle.
In part two of their appreciation of the late, great Jonathan Demme, the Next Picture Show talks Demme's final film - "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids" - and how it connects with Demme's '84 collaboration with The Talking Heads.
It’s an “Alien: Covenant” love fest this week on “Happy Sad Confused.”
“I don’t think you have to deny your essential self, but maybe you have to bring it fully to the game.”
In part one of this Demme double feature, the Next Picture Show considers the enduring legacy of the 1984 Demme-Talking Heads collaboration "Stop Making Sense."
Adam and Josh catch up with Jonathan Demme's "Something Wild" (1986) and share their Top 5 Demme Moments.
The Varda Marathon concludes with kind words for 2008's "The Beaches of Agnes," along with the awards for the series' best scenes and more.
Matt and Alison debate whether SPLIT is the M. Night Shyamalan comeback vehicle it’s been heralded to be, then offer up recommendations for some other convention-defying superhero stories available to stream right now.
Adam and Josh consider the cuteness of Baby Groot and the Guardians sequel, plus a preview of the summer movie season.
In part two of their 'Welcome to the Jungle' double feature, Scott, Keith and Genevieve share their takes on "The Lost City of Z" before diving into the way "Z" and Les Blank's "Burden of Dreams" engage with obsession and hubris.
The new jungle adventure THE LOST CITY OF Z inspires The Next Picture Show to take another trip to the Amazon via the Les Blank documentary BURDEN OF DREAMS about the making of Werner Herzog's "Fitzcarraldo."
The Top 5 Movie Expeditions (Adam and Josh would sign up for), along with a review of James Gray’s new movie adventure: "The Lost City of Z."
"When I was little, I threw myself against the screen and got kicked out of a movie theater. It was Fantasia. I wanted to get inside the movie. I didn't understand."
On centering queer millennials of color in their critically-acclaimed web series.
Josh goes rogue, forcing Adam to recruit Filmspotting Family members Tasha Robinson and Genevieve Koski for a review of THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS.
Hyper-stylish and cerebral, 2017's GHOST IN THE SHELL shares lots of similarities with the Wachowski's THE MATRIX. But it's their differences that are most telling.
Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Davis, Mila Khalevich, Tim Goodmanson, June Thomas
"I wouldn't be where I am today if I adhered to what people had to say about me."
GHOST IN THE SHELL inspires THE MATRIX which inspires GHOST IN THE SHELL. Much be a glitch in the Matrix. For this week's double bill, The Next Picture Show pairs the poorly received GHOST live action remake with the Wachowskis' landmark '99 film.
A 'Sacred Cow' review of Wes Anderson's "Rushmore," the 2017 Filmspotting Madness champ and more.
The director of Lost City of Z joins to discuss the passion (and possibly insanity) that drove him from New York City’s outer boroughs to the Bolivian jungle, and why he was so happy to come back.
"What you have to say is worth saying."
Results from the Filmspotting Madness Final Four (Godfather v 2001/Pulp Fiction v Empire Strikes Back) and a review of new Netflix exclusive "The Discovery."
Welcome to the first ever episode of our brand new podcast!
Today, we revisit Barbara Payton’s story: her rise to quasi-fame, and the slippery slope that reduced her from “most likely to succeed” to informal prostitution, to formal prostitution, and finally to a way-too-early grave.
Adam and Michael Phillips celebrate "Casablanca's" 75th anniversary with a Sacred Cow review. Plus, the Filmspotting Madness Final Four is revealed.
Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Peter Ackerman, June Thomas
Matt Zoller-Seitz is joined by Mark Harris to talk about "Five Came Back."
More famous today for her gruesome car crash death than for any of the movies she made while alive, Jayne Mansfield was in some sense the most successful busty blonde hired by a studio as a Marilyn Monroe copy-cat.
With Kristen Stewart's new film "Personal Shopper" currently in limited release, Adam and Josh share their Top 5 Stewart Scenes.
Part two of this week's double feature pairs the new "Kong: Skull Island" with 1933's medium-defining "King Kong."
This week's double feature pairs the new "Kong: Skull Island" with 1933's medium-defining "King Kong."
Vulture hosts talk season one of This Is Us. Plus, an interview with former Harry Potter Star Rupert Grint on His Role in Snatch
How did a star whose persona seemed to be all about childlike joy and eternally vibrant sexuality die, single and childless, at the age of 36?
The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.