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#698: Lawrence of Arabia / Top 5 David Lean Moments

Filmspotting

Lean's 1963 Best Picture-winner is a complicated take on hero worship and a thrilling showcase of the director's bold filmmaking.

88 Min

Sep 20, 2018

Theater for the Mind

Imaginary Worlds

How classic sci-fi and horror radio dramas set the stage for stories that couldn't be told yet without advanced SFX

28 Min

Sep 19, 2018

Bill Pullman

Happy Sad Confused

Bill Pullman talks "The Sinner", & more!

55 Min

Sep 19, 2018

#697: The Predator / Burt Reynolds Tribute (Deliverance)

Filmspotting

Long reduced to a couple of infamous scenes, "Deliverance" is also a prescient ecological nightmare - and it made a star of the late Burt Reynolds.

79 Min

Sep 14, 2018

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68 min
Sep 11, 2018
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When Spike Lee makes a film about the past, he's actually making a film about the present.

30 min
Sep 11, 2018
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It's a severe national crisis.

125 min
Sep 7, 2018
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Ethan Hawke's advice for raising daughters - and some movie talk, too. Plus, a look at the prolific actor's best screen moments.

43 min
Sep 6, 2018
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A look back at the biggest titles from Telluride and Venice, and a look ahead at Toronto.

24 min
Sep 5, 2018
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Writers and chefs discuss the roles that food can play in sci-fi fantasy worlds.

54 min
Sep 5, 2018
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Paul Feig talks "A Simple Favor", & more!

108 min
Sep 5, 2018
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Or do you? ATX Festival co-founders Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson on CIA: Scranton, a Gilmore Nonac submission, and more!

56 min
Sep 3, 2018
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Rudolph Valentino was Hollywood’s first “latin lover.” His shocking death at the age of 31 was attributed to side effects from an appendectomy, but Hollywood Babylon forwards theories that Valentino may have actually been poisoned

26 min
Sep 3, 2018
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There are records of intersex people dating back to Ancient Greece.

56 min
Sep 4, 2018
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In part 1 of this Spike Lee pairing, a consideration of the rare cradle-to-grave biopic that gets it right.

30 min
Sep 3, 2018
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Better Call Saul is looking at the man in the mirror but only indirectly, as Mike brings his tradecraft to project management, Kim rebels, and Jimmy's entrepreneurship takes a hit.

97 min
Aug 31, 2018
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Thoughts on two highly-acclaimed new indies, plus "John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection" and "Night Comes On."

42 min
Aug 29, 2018
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Domhnall Gleeson talks "The Little Stranger", Star Wars & more!

74 min
Aug 29, 2018
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Omar Gallaga returns to discuss Matt Groening's new Netflix show!

59 min
Aug 27, 2018
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How the shark movie has progressed - and not - from Spielberg's '75 masterpiece to this summer's The Meg.

32 min
Aug 28, 2018
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Trans women are discovering Grindr as the next frontier for dating.

25 min
Aug 24, 2018
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Plus, details inside their private weekend in Lake Como

109 min
Aug 24, 2018
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Representation and "Crazy Rich Asians," plus /Filmcast host Dave Chen joins for takeaways from a decade-plus talking about movies

32 min
Aug 23, 2018
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Three years after my Dungeons & Dragons episode, where I first learned how to play, I discuss the epic and surprisingly personal journey I've been on with my D&D group.

55 min
Aug 22, 2018
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Chris Weitz talks "Operation Finale", "Rogue One", & more!

99 min
Aug 22, 2018
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Will Leitch returns to discuss the Breaking Bad prequel's pacing and a crackpot letter theory, plus vintage procedurals and a high-volume Game Time!

47 min
Aug 20, 2018
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With a new killer shark movie menacing moviegoers this summer, a consideration of the first and best of them, Spielberg's '75 masterpiece.

34 min
Aug 20, 2018
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Alaska talks about racism in the drag community, being a nudist, and why her new album has been so confronting.

61 min
Aug 20, 2018
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The Kim Kardashian of her day, Peggy Hopkins Joyce was famous for being rich and famous—and for her marriages and involvements with rich and famous men, including Charlie Chaplin.

31 min
Aug 20, 2018
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Jimmy reads Chuck's letter, Gus sends a dispatch via 'crime' 'scene,' and the dead of Breaking Bad live again.

105 min
Aug 16, 2018
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Spike Lee is in top form with his latest, offering a chance to consider some favorite moments in the director's thirty-year career.

46 min
Aug 14, 2018
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Lauren Cohan talks "The Walking Dead", "Mile 22", & more!

62 min
Aug 14, 2018
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After two decades, the Mission Impossible franchise is still finding a way to raise the stakes.

49 min
Aug 14, 2018
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Who was Will Hays, and how did he come to put his name on the censorship “Code” that would shape the content of movies more than any other single force from the early 1930s into the 1960s?

44 min
Aug 13, 2018
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"Wait. Does God exist?"

32 min
Aug 13, 2018
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Kim steps in for Jimmy in the settling of Chuck's estate while Jimmy sells himself as a salesman.

40 min
Aug 12, 2018
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A hurricane is the natural disaster joining all the unnatural disasters on Desna's wedding day.

105 min
Aug 9, 2018
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A debate about Christopher Nolan's landmark film and its status as the best superhero movie ever.

30 min
Aug 9, 2018
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In the aftermath of three emergencies, everyone in 'Smoke' searches for clarity.

37 min
Aug 9, 2018
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Going through the nuptial motions causes Desna to fall into a whole new scheme.

32 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Francesca Coppa explains the fascinating history of fan fiction, and why she's become an advocate for it in academia.

117 min
Aug 8, 2018
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Adam Sternbergh returns to talk about AMC's new SoCal-mystical-fraternal-order dramedy!

56 min
Aug 7, 2018
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Brendan Gleeson talks "Mr. Mercedes" & more!

44 min
Aug 7, 2018
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"People believe that our bodies belong to them."

52 min
Aug 7, 2018
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How Brian DePalma helped shape the Mission: Impossible franchise, while exerting his own iconoclastic style.

57 min
Aug 7, 2018
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According to Hollywood Babylon, actor Wallace Reid —a morphine addict who died in an asylum at the age of 31—was the first sacrificial lamb of the post-sandal era

92 min
Aug 2, 2018
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Your mission, should you choose to accept it: listen to our "M:I - Fallout" review.

111 min
Aug 1, 2018
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The panel gets granular about NBC's new crafting competition show with Pop Culture Happy Hour's Linda Holmes.

52 min
Jul 31, 2018
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Christian Slater talks "The Wife", & more!

60 min
Jul 30, 2018
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How SORRY TO BOTHER YOU and PUTNEY SWOPE compare in their views of race and capitalism, and use of satire and surrealism.

45 min
Jul 31, 2018
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A frequent co-star of Roscoe Arbuckle’s, Mabel Normand was the definitive female screen comedienne of her generation.

44 min
Jul 30, 2018
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Scott talks about the treatment of trans actors in Hollywood: "We are so much more than our gender."

34 min
Jul 29, 2018
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While Desna tries to avoid a long-term entanglement in the carceral state, the rest of the Nail Artisans must absorb shocks of their own.

68 min
Jul 27, 2018
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Death, disillusionment, despair. Thank goodness for Rachel McAdams.

35 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Plus! He reveals his phone call with Madonna and the details for his upcoming wedding.

44 min
Jul 26, 2018
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Betty Gilpin talks "GLOW" & more!

26 min
Jul 25, 2018
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Constructed langauges -- or conlangs for short -- are a valuable tool in worldbuilding. But once a conlang is let out in the world, the fans can do anything they want with it.

52 min
Jul 24, 2018
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P.S. We're all very broken inside.

49 min
Jul 24, 2018
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Capitalism, race, and what it takes to burn down an unjust system.

43 min
Jul 24, 2018
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The killing of director William Desmond Taylor was the third in a trifecta of scandals which, over the course of about a year and a half, painted such a sordid a picture of the movie colony as a hotbed of sin

31 min
Jul 20, 2018
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Plus: Us Weekly's Royal contributor Omid Scobie gives Us the scoop from inside Prince Louis Christening day, President Trump's visit with The Queen and the latest on Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

123 min
Jul 20, 2018
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The stand-up comic and first time director talks with Adam about his acclaimed new coming-of-age movie.

20 min
Jul 18, 2018
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Busta Rhymes gets candid about his crush on Janet Jackson and social media star Hannah Hart helps Us break down the top Us Weekly stories.

80 min
Jul 18, 2018
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The Zachary Quinto reboot of the '70s Sunday-afternoon mainstay, plus Frasier for the Canon and a familial Game Time!

27 min
Jul 17, 2018
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Julie Taymor talks "Across the Universe"!

57 min
Jul 17, 2018
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Visceral reactions to the new Toni Collette-starring horror film.

41 min
Jul 17, 2018
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"Do people like Matilda more than they like me?"

69 min
Jul 17, 2018
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At a boozy party over Labor Day weekend 1921, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, silent Hollywood’s superstar plus-size comedian, followed sometime actress Virginia Rappe into a hotel room.

34 min
Jul 15, 2018
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When the Sims siblings blow town, everyone else in Palmetto pretty much spins their wheels in our latest EPIC OLD-SCHOOL RECAP!

119 min
Jul 13, 2018
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From circus freaks to dancing footballs, this week's Top 5 is an eclectic mix of lousy ways to make a living.

28 min
Jul 11, 2018
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Listeners discuss how they've grieved the loss of their favorite fictional characters.

12 min
Jul 11, 2018
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Kristin Cavallari dishes all about her new show, 'Very Cavallari,' her marriage to Jay Cutler and gives advice on how to navigate those first few months of motherhood!

83 min
Jul 11, 2018
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Monty Ashley returns to talk about The CW's new sci-fantasy saga!

50 min
Jul 10, 2018
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Alex Wolff talks "Hereditary" & more!

13 min
Jul 10, 2018
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Is Pa willing to risk his family's safety to strike it rich?

44 min
Jul 10, 2018
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Grief and psychic distress are the ties that bind the new Toni Collette-starring horror film and Nicholas Roeg's 1973 thriller.

48 min
Jul 10, 2018
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The first Hollywood scandal to attract international attention was the death-by-poison of Olive Thomas, the twenty-five-year old star of au courant Hollywood hit The Flapper.

40 min
Jul 9, 2018
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Pose co-creator, Steven Canals talks about prevailing against transphobia in Hollywood.

41 min
Jul 8, 2018
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The power struggle between the Dixie Mafia and the Russian Mafia is interrupted by a ghost, a brawl, a proposal, and raining men.

17 min
Jul 6, 2018
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Jen Peros and Writer Sarah Hearon talk all about Meghan Mania and how the Duchess has handled her first two months in her new royal role.

73 min
Jul 6, 2018
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A classic Filmspotting Fight, with Adam and Josh doing battle over James Cameron's seminal sci-fi thriller.