78 Min Released Dec 14, 2018

#709: If Beale Street Could Talk / Into the Spider-Verse / Shoplifters

Barry Jenkins' follow-up to "Moonlight" has the lush romanticism of "In the Mood for Love."

In the absurd rush to catch up with the best of the year before the end of the year, it's nice when a film forces you into its own patient rhythm. Even better when it looks and sounds as good as IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, the latest from director Barry Jenkins. Along with that, Adam and Josh have a review of the Palme d'Or-winning SHOPLIFTERS from Japan's Hirokazu Kore-eda, and recommendations for Golden Brick-worthy films from directors Alice Rohrwacher ("Happy as Lazzaro"), Jennifer Fox ("The Tale"), Sandi Tan ("Shirkers") and Jim Cummings ("Thunder Road"). Plus, Massacre Theatre and Adam's thoughts on the new SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE.

0:00-1:05 - Billboard
1:05-22:53 - Review: "If Beale Street Could Talk"
Nicholas Britell, "Eden (Harlem)"
23:29-24:11 - Donations
24:11-40:36 - Next Week / Notes
40:36-51:38 - Golden Brickspotting
51:38-59:27 - AK Recommends: "Into the Spider-Verse"
59:27-1:06:11 - Massacre Theatre
1:06:11-1:15:58 - CFCA Awards
1:15:58-1:18:38 - Close      

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Filmspotting

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.

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