"The Crown's" Claire Foy loses her mind in Steven Soderbergh's new psych ward thriller.Read More
"Professor" Michael Phillips returns for a conversation about one of his favorite Minnelli films.Read More
After getting bounced from the Best of the 90s Filmspotting Madness tourney, the Coen Brothers' third feature gets the Sacred Cow treatment.Read More
Kirk Douglas and Lana Turner are brilliant in Minnelli's cynical Hollywood melodrama.Read More
It's been a week since their review of "Annihilation," but it feels like Adam and Josh never quite escaped The Shimmer. Ava DuVernay's visually adventurous adaptation of the beloved (and "unfilmable") sci-fi/fantasy kids novel shares some of the apocalyptic themes of Alex Garland's film - as well as some of its ability to confound. While agreeing that DuVernay managed to make something personal out of her 100-million-dollar, effects-driven film, they disagree about just how successful that something is. Plus, Filmspotting Madness: Best of the '90s opening round results and second round matchups.
This episode of Filmspotting is sponsored by Squarespace (code FILM), Masterclass and Volvo.
0:00-2:08 - Intro
4:42-22:13 - Review: "A Wrinkle in Time"
Shannon and the Clams, "The Boy"
24:53-32:05 - Oscars Recap / Next Week / Notes
32:05-50:15 - Filmspotting Madness: Round 2
Jonathan Richman, "There's Something About Mary"
51:29-1:21:36 - Filmspotting Madness: Round 2, cont
1:21:36-1:24:24 - Close / Hot Mics
Minnelli's beloved, Judy Garland-starring sophomore effort fails to fully charm at least one Filmspotting host.Read More
Adam and Josh work through Alex Garland's latest mind-bender and kick off their 4th annual March Madness-style tourney.Read More
Incredible turns from Eddie Anderson, Ethel Waters and Lena Horne help Minnelli's feature debut overcome its racial characterizations.Read More
Adam and Josh split on their revisit of the James Cameron disaster epic and recommend some overlooked '90s movies from Campion, Lee, Sayles and more.Read More
"Black Panther" praised, plus superhero projects for Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, Ana Lily Amirpour and more.Read More
His Oscar-nominated Churchill and five more essential Gary Oldman roles.Read More
Where does David Cronenberg's prescient techno-horror film rank among the best of '83?Read More
Praise for (and a few quibbles with) this year's nominations, plus a second look at "The Last Jedi."Read More
A look ahead at the most anticipated films of the new movie year and thoughts on PTA's new (you heard us) comedy.Read More
The best opening scenes, funniest scenes, moving scenes and music moments of 2017.Read More
Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) and Tasha Robinson (The Verge) return for part two of the best of the year countdown.Read More
Best of the year roundtable with Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) and Tasha Robinson (The Verge, The Next Picture Show).Read More
The force is strong with "Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson, who brings old-school style and humor to Star Wars Episode VIII.Read More
Bad movies, a movie about a bad movie, and a great new movie from someone who probably loves bad movies (thank you, Guillermo del Toro).Read More
A 10th-anniversary sacred cow review of the Paul Thomas Anderson film, plus the best movie years of all time (according to Adam and Josh).Read More