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#743: Top 5 Fall Movie Questions



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



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

#727: Top 5 Summer Movie Questions



1. Can BOOKSMART possibly live up to my “Lady Bird”-level expectations?

2. Will JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM continue the mythologizing of “Chapter 2” or get back to the mystery of “John Wick?”

3. Will POKÉMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU provide sweet father-son bonding or be our next “Penguins of Madagascar?”

4. With the great closure of “Avengers: Endgame,” will I feel a great desire or only a responsibility to see SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME?

5. Which beloved British thespian (who starred together in “Henry V”) will play a talented failure best (ALL IS TRUE, LATE NIGHT)?



1. Will I be Team Hobbs or Team Shaw with FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW?

2. Can Octavia Spencer do mean in MA?

3. Via production assistant Andy Mitchell: Should our Golden Brick senses be tingling for THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO?

4. Which Disney reheat will make me sigh more: ALADDIN or THE LION KING?

5. Can Mindy Kaling build her big-screen presence with LATE NIGHT?


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