This week the full squad looks at Charles Kaufman’s animated feature, Anomylisa, the war film 13 Hours, the film from India, Sholay, the comic conspiracy fantasy, Moonwalkers, the music doc about the glam bar band Twisted Sister, and Norm of the North, among others.
For those who are curious, here is one reviewers list of favorite films for last year. The full discussion will occur in our next podcast, No. 171. The short version of the theory behind this list is that they are all personal favorites, and comprise films that I will continue to re-see ad infinitum. Domestic… More
Among other things, the 1970s through the 1990s were a great time for the essay-review. Certain publications thrived with their authoritative contributors, magazines such as The New York Review of Books and the Village Voice, The New Republic and the conservative voices of The New Criterion, then the rise of Spy and the New York… More
Those of us who are Fargo fans already can’t wait for the third season, the second having just ended last Monday with its 10th episode. But in the off season there’s a way to occupy our minds, and that’s play a Fargo game and try to anticipate what might occur in Season Three based on the things… More
It’s Christmas a week early for Star Wars fans as Chapter 7, The Force Awakens hits the screens. Our teams discusses that film along with Youth and James White and a few other inconsequential artifacts.