Flicks with the Film Snob Chris Dashiell

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Flicks features a weekly film review focused on new independent releases and old classics. Your host The Film Snob only talks about movies he loves – and hopes you’ll enjoy, too.

Chris Dashiell knows movies, and he knows what he likes. Listen every week as he highlights films old and new.


94 Pieces

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a Supreme Court Justice and an advocate for civil rights, especially the rights of women. She was the second woman ever appo...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:39
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Sweet Country is a tough, complex Australian film that provides a glimpse into the painful history of that nations’s brutal treatment of its origin...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
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In the film Leave No Trace, a father and his teenage daughter are living in the woods—we see them foraging for food, mending tarps and other equipm...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:12
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Pablo Trapero is one of the four or five most highly acclaimed Argentine film directors. His first film, Crane World, released in 1999, put him on ...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 03:45
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A group of Mexican immigrants, as yet undocumented, live together in a crowded apartment in Brooklyn, work hard, and play soccer in an amateur league.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 03:45
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The Little Stranger is what you would call a haunted house mystery, although that description may already give an inaccurate impression of the film.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:15
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Barry Jenkins adapts a James Baldwin novel about a black couple who won’t let anything, including an unjust arrest, keep them apart.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:55
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13th, a 2016 documentary directed by Ava DuVernay, starts with some alarming facts. The U.S., with 5% of the world’s population, houses 25% of the ...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
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The Coen brothers’ latest film is a story anthology presenting the dark themes behind that most American of film genres, the western.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:28
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Boxing films have been a popular genre since the very beginning of motion pictures, and those who like them usually have a favorite. Probably the m...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 03:58
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Sorry to Bother You is the kind of thing you might say when you’re a little afraid that someone might not appreciate what you’re about to ask. It’s...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 04:07
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There are teen movies, and then there are movies about teens. That’s a distinction that I just made up. My idea is that teen movies are what film c...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 04:17
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In 1917, a tragic and criminal episode in American history occurred in the copper mining town of Bisbee, Arizona. Local miners had recently been or...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 04:34
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When realism comes together with lyricism, you have the makings of a great film. We the Animals, directed by Jeremiah Zagar, manages to achieve tha...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 04:09
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A few years ago, Mexican writer/director Alonso Ruizpalacios made a splash on the world film scene with Güeros, which I saw at a local film festiva...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 04:52
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Filmmaker Rungano Nonyi was born in the central African nation of Zambia, went to Wales with her family when she was a girl, grew up there, and the...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 03:53
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A work of art can express many things, and one of the most challenging tasks for an artist is to reflect on the making of art itself—in other words...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 04:42
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You Were Never Really Here. That’s a strange and unsettling title for a film. But it perfectly fits this new picture, the fourth feature from Scott...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
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Sometimes I come across a real treasure by sheer chance. Recently, when the movie I’d gone to see was sold out, I went to another one in the same t...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:47
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During Russia’s gradual descent back to dictatorship, one prominent film director has unsparingly depicted the spiritual rot in the heart of his co...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:52