In this episode we discuss another Denis Villeneuve movie, Arrival. This 2016 science fiction drama stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.  Our crew has loved Villeneuve's films to this point (Prisoners, Sicario, Blade Runner 2049) but can this one live up to those lofty expectations? Listen and find out.

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This episode is a discussion of the listener request, Spotlight, which won two Academy Awards (including Best Picture) and was nominated for four more (including Best Supporting Actor for Mark Ruffalo and Best Supporting Actress for Rachel McAdams). Now, we all know the Academy isn't flawless and the Best Picture award doesn't doesn't always go to a deserving movie (I'm talking about you, La La Land!), so click play to hear our full thoughts on Spotlight. 

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This episode is a discussion of the listener requested Brothers. This 2009 drama has a fantastic cast including Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman, and Sam Shepard. Unfortunately, the writing didn't give these actors much to work with. Can their talent and commitment to the characters overcome the scripts shortcomings? Press play to find out.

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This episode is Aaron Cronican's choice, Hostiles. He is clearly a fan of this movie, as it made his Top 5 Movies of 2017 List. Press play to see if his thoughts have changed and to hear the rest of our thoughts on the movie

 

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This episode is a discussion of writer/director Alex Garland's Ex Machina. This 2014 drama/fantasy is one of the smartest and most well written modern science fiction movies, as well as one of the best examinations of artificial intelligence. For our full thoughts, click play! 

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In this episode, we discuss what many consider to be one of the best serial killer movies ever, and director David Fincher's finest work. Click play to see if we agree.

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For this episode it was Matt McNeal's choice, so you know he wasn't going to let our horror movie streak end! This time we're discussing the 2016 thriller/horror Don't Breathe. Stephen Lang (Avatar) joins the director (Fede Alvarez) and star (Jane Levy) of the 2013 Evil Dead remake in this incredibly suspenseful movie. We've had a run of pretty great horror movies recently. Can Don't Breathe live up to those? Press play and find out.

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The results from our website poll are in! Nightcrawler is everybody's favorite X-Men character! Since that's the case, we decided to review this 2014 thriller about him. . . Alright, so this isn't really about the X-Men at all. Instead, it's a satirical look at at the media through one of the most interesting characters Jake Gyllenhaal has ever played. Click play to hear our full thoughts on Nightcrawler.

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Our streak of reviewing horror movies continues with a discussion of the best horror movie of 2018, and maybe the best movie of 2018 altogether so far. This horror thriller directed by John Krasinski and starring Krasinski along with his real life wife, Emily Blunt, and some stellar child actors is one of the most tension filled thrillers you will find. For our full thoughts, click play!

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This episode is a discussion about the 2017 Icelandic horror/thriller I Remember You. Reviewer Aaron Cronican chose this movie because he happened to notice it on Netflix and it looked interesting. Choosing a movie blindly like that can lead to discovering a hiiden gem, or it could lead to a complete disaster. Click play to find out our thoughts on this one! And don't forget to head to our website to see our Top 5 Foreign Language Films lists, inspired by this movie.

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