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#747: Most Anticipated Chicago International Film Festival Picks

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Films by Filmmakers I Should Know: Portrait of a Lady on Fire, By the Grace of God

Films by Filmspotting Favorites: Varda by Agnes, Knives Out, Waves

Films by Emerging Filmmakers: Les Misérables, Chicuarotes

Docs About Artists: Forman vs. Forman, Frank Gehry: Building Justice, My Father and Me, The New Bauhaus

Off the Beaten Path: The Whistlers

Big Films by Big Directors (Not mentioned on show): A Hidden Life, Marriage Story, The Irishman, The Truth


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1. Portrait of a Lady on Fire

2. Varda by Agnes

3. The Vast of Night

#746: Top 5 Steppenwolf Member Movie Performances

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1. John Malkovich as Vicomte de Valmont, DANGEROUS LIAISONS

2. Joan Allen as Betty Parker, PLEASANTVILLE

3. Laurie Metcalf and Tracy Letts as Marion and Larry McPherson, LADY BIRD

4. William Petersen as Agent Will Graham, MANHUNTER

5. Gary Sinise as Lt. Dan, FORREST GUMP


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1. Laurie Metcalf, LADY BIRD

2. John Malkovich, BEING JOHN MALKOVICH

3. Gary Cole, TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY

4. Joan Allen, THE UPSIDE OF ANGER

5. Lois Smith, HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT

#745: Top 5 Judy Garland Moments

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ADAM

1. “The Man That Got Away,” A STAR IS BORN

2. “Over the Bannister,” MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS

3. “Friendly Star,” SUMMER STOCK

4. Hannah winks at Don, EASTER PARADE

5. “What are you trying to do?”, JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG


MICHAEL PHILLIPS

1. “The Man That Got Away,” A STAR IS BORN

2. “The Trolley Song,” MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS

3. “The Great Lady Has an Interview,” ZIEGFELD FOLLIES

4. “For Me and My Gal,” FOR ME AND MY GAL

5. “The Americana,” EVERY SUNDAY

JOSH

1. “The Man That Got Away,” A STAR IS BORN

2. “It’s no good,” FOR ME AND MY GAL

3. “Get Happy,” SUMMER STOCK

4. “Mack the Black,” THE PIRATE

5 “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS

#743: Top 5 Fall Movie Questions

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1. Will THE KING be my favorite movie of all-time, or merely my favorite movie of 2019?

2. Will MARRIAGE STORY solidify Scarlet Johansson and Adam Driver as generation-defining - or at least decade-defining - actors?

3. DPs Roger Deakins, Rodrigo Prieto, Robbie Ryan and Hoyte van Hoytema all have movies coming out this Fall (“The Goldfinch,” “The Irishman,” “Marriage Story” and “Ad Astra,” respectively). Which shooter has the best shot to join these cinematography stars?

4. How will whodunnit KNIVES OUT satisfy and surprise?

5. What does love feel like to Trey Edward Shults (WAVES)?

Adam’s Most Anticipated Films of the Fall
1. The Irishman
2. Marriage Story
3. Knives Out
4. The King
5. Parasite


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1. Will A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD warm my heart, or creep me out?

2. Will the Joker be added to the list of characters to get two people an Oscar nomination? (via listener Ross Bratin, on JOKER)

3. Who (still) has the bigger biceps: Sylvester Stallone or Arnold Schwarzenegger? (RAMBO: LAST BLOOD, TERMINATOR: DARK FATE)

4. Will HARRIET be an Eve’s Bayou-level triumph for director Kasi Lemmons?

5. Can Steven Soderbergh stay off his phone long enough to convince us he's also good with traditional moviemaking? (via listener Aaron Neuwirth, on THE LAUNDROMAT)

Josh’s Most Anticipated Films of the Fall
1. Ad Astra
2. Parasite
3. Knives Out
4. The Irishman
5. Jojo Rabbit

#737: Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Characters

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1. Jules Winnfield, PULP FICTION

2. The Bride / Beatrix Kiddo, KILL BILL VOL. 1 & 2

3. Mr. Pink, RESERVOIR DOGS

4. Lt. Archie Hicox, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

5. Col. Hans Landa, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

6. Max Cherry, JACKIE BROWN

7. Mr. Blonde, RESERVOIR DOGS

8. Shosanna, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

9. Ordell Robbie, JACKIE BROWN

10. Daisy Domergue, THE HATEFUL EIGHT


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1. Jackie Brown, JACKIE BROWN (a queen)

2. Vincent Vega, PULP FICTION (a sad sack)

3. Mr. Blonde, RESERVOIR DOGS (a seductive sadist)

4. Jules, PULP FICTION (a philosopher)

5. Django, DJANGO UNCHAINED (a queen)

6. Max Cherry, JACKIE BROWN (a sad sack)

7. Hans Landa, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (a seductive sadist)

8. Mia Wallace, PULP FICTION (a sad sack)

9. Lt. Aldo Rain, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (a jester)

10. Stephen, DJANGO UNCHAINED (a seductive sadist?)

#736: Top 5 Horror Performances

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1. Toni Collette, HEREDITARY

2. Max Schreck, NOSFERATU

3. Lupita Nyong’o, US

4. Tippi Hedren, THE BIRDS

5. Elsa Lanchester, BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN


TASHA ROBINSON

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1. Ensemble, ALIEN

2. Anthony Perkins, PSYCHO

3. Elena Anaya, THE SKIN I LIVE IN

4. Belén Rueda, THE ORPHANAGE

5. Edward Woodward, THE WICKER MAN


ANGELICA JADE BASTIEN

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1. Isabelle Adjani, POSSESSION

2. Bette Davis, WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?

3. Tony Todd, CANDYMAN

4. Jada Pinkett Smith, DEMON KNIGHT

5. Natalie Portman, JACKIE

#735: Top 5 Films of 2019 (So Far)

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1. Her Smell (Digital platforms and Blu-ray)

2. Apollo 11 (Digital platforms and select theaters)

3. Transit (Digital platforms and Blu-ray)

4. Us (Digital platforms and Blu-ray)

5. High Life (Digital platforms and Blu-ray on 7/9)

(As of June 28, 2019)


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1. Us (Digital platforms and Blu-ray)

2. The Souvenir (Select theaters)

3. The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Select theaters)

4. High Life (Digital platforms and Blu-ray on 7/9)

5. Diane (Digital platforms)

#734: Top 5 Toy Story Scenes

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1. “When She Loved Me,” TOY STORY 2

2. Opening Scene/Train Robbery, TOY STORY 3

3. Sid’s mutant toys help out, TOY STORY

4. Crossing the busy road, TOY STORY 2

5. Bonnie throws Woody into the air, TOY STORY 3


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1. “This is falling with style,” TOY STORY

2. The Incinerator, TOY STORY 3

3. The Cleaner, TOY STORY 2

4. Woody and Bo watch the lights turn on, TOY STORY 4

5. “Jessie finds a way," TOY STORY OF TERROR


 
 

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