Weekly film podcast and WBEZ radio show from Chicago featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews. Hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen.
Lean's 1963 Best Picture-winner is a complicated take on hero worship and a thrilling showcase of the director's bold filmmaking.
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.
Thoughts on two highly-acclaimed new indies, plus "John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection" and "Night Comes On."
Representation and "Crazy Rich Asians," plus /Filmcast host Dave Chen joins for takeaways from a decade-plus talking about movies
A debate about Christopher Nolan's landmark film and its status as the best superhero movie ever.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it: listen to our "M:I - Fallout" review.
The stand-up comic and first time director talks with Adam about his acclaimed new coming-of-age movie.
From circus freaks to dancing footballs, this week's Top 5 is an eclectic mix of lousy ways to make a living.
A classic Filmspotting Fight, with Adam and Josh doing battle over James Cameron's seminal sci-fi thriller.
Power Ranking the Chrises: Evans, Hemsworth, Pine and Pratt.
3 out of every 5 Pixar characters have made you cry. In our Top 5 anyway.
Is a Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs and Han and Chewy's meet-cute enough to make a movie?
Reconsidering Peter Jackson's landmark trilogy a decade and a half after "The Return of the King."
A pimp, the Pope and a PBS legend are all subjects of questions Adam and Josh have about the 2018 summer movie season.
For the better - and the worse - "Infinity War" offers more of the same.
The new Emily Blunt-John Krasinski horror movie inspires a Top 5 featuring memorable scenes from Kubrick, Hitchcock, Coppola and Spielberg.
Tarantino, Spike Lee and Pixar all make appearances on this week's Top 5. Plus, Spielberg's fun, flawed new creation.
Stunningly animated and expertly voiced, Wes Anderson's latest is his most political - and the film of the year (so far).
Ava DuVernay's adaptation of the sci-fi/fantasy classic is as trippy and apocalyptic as "Annihilation." But, you know, for kids.
Adam and Josh work through Alex Garland's latest mind-bender and kick off the show's 4th annual March Madness-style tourney.
"Black Panther" praised, plus superhero projects for Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, Ana Lily Amirpour and more.
His Oscar-nominated Churchill and five more essential Oldman roles.
Praise for (and a few quibbles with) this year's nominations, plus a second look at The Last Jedi.
Bad movies, a movie about a bad movie - and a great new movie from some who probably loves bad movies (thank you, Guillermo del Toro).
A 10th-anniversary Sacred Cow review of PTA's masterpiece, plus the best movie years of all time - according to Adam and Josh.
Looking for negative takes on Greta Gerwig's directing debut? Look elsewhere.
Adam and Josh celebrate the joyous new film from Agnes Varda, plus Josh weighs in on the latest from Todd Haynes and Yorgos Lanthimos.
The late George A. Romero kicked off his career making a horror classic. An in-depth review of "Dead" and more horror directing debuts.
The filet of Baumbach.
Conclusion: Tom Cruise has no equal.
A wrestler, a ballet dancer, three junkies and the Old Testament walk into a bar.
Bickering frenemies Adam and Josh discuss the latest Coogan/Brydon "Trip."
Adam and Josh tell you what "Like a Virgin" is really about.
Some ghosts, some gore and a super-pig make Adam and Josh's best of the year (so far) countdown.
Adam and Josh reunite to talk Underoos and bed sheets - and offer some contrary thoughts on Edgar Wright's latest.
Adam and Michael Phillips review the new film "It Comes At Night" and offer each other a shoulder to cry on for their Top 5 Movies About Grief.
Adam and Josh - bound by the Lasso of Hestia - review Patty Jenkins's "Wonder Woman" and confess their Top 5 Movie Religious Experiences.
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.
Adam and Josh consider the cuteness of Baby Groot and the Guardians sequel, plus a preview of the summer movie season.
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."
Josh goes rogue, forcing Adam to recruit Filmspotting Family members Tasha Robinson and Genevieve Koski for a review of THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS.
A 'Sacred Cow' review of Wes Anderson's "Rushmore," the 2017 Filmspotting Madness champ and more.
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."
Adam and Michael Phillips celebrate "Casablanca's" 75th anniversary with a Sacred Cow review. Plus, the Filmspotting Madness Final Four is revealed.
With Kristen Stewart's new film "Personal Shopper" currently in limited release, Adam and Josh share their Top 5 Stewart Scenes.
Director Danny Boyle sits in with Adam for the Top 5 Boyle Characters and T2 Trainspotting talk.
A mixed review of "Logan," plus Filmspotting Madness and the opening film in the Agnes Varda Marathon.
Adam and Josh review of "Get Out" and celebrate the show's 12th anniversary by kicking off Filmspotting Madness 2017 - Pantheon Edition.
In this "fix" episode, the final movie in Filmspotting's Luis Bunuel Marathon, "The Obscure Object of Desire." Plus, the Bunuel Marathon Awards.