In lieu of our regularly scheduled episode — postponed two weeks due to the collision of illness and the Sundance Film Festival — we bring you a recording of our recent live episode, recorded at the Chicago Podcast Festival in November 2016. Inspired by the selection process that goes into each Next Picture Show pairing, with each host pitches a future episode inspired by a 2016 film (and letting the audience decide which we'll do). Plus, a game where the hosts — and live audience — challenge each other to find the connective tissue linking two seemingly unrelated films.
Enjoy, and come back in two weeks for our discussion of WEINER and THE WAR ROOM.
The calendar may say summer but Matt and Alison are bundling up for the latest episode of SVU, where they travel to the snowy peaks of Anatolia for a discussion of Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Palme d'Or-winning film WINTER SLEEP. Plus they recommend some other mo