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.


61 Pieces

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The Insult is another provocative drama about the Middle East from Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri, who made a film a few years ago called The Attac...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 04:23
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Every critic has blind spots. I’m sure I have more than a few. The fact that it’s taken me this long to go see Coco, the latest feature from Disney...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:52
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There’s a special place in my heart for silly comedies. I realize I don’t review these kinds of movies on the show very often, and that’s partly be...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 04:46
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English writer-director Sally Potter is a rare talent, a feminist who is also a first-rate satirist, aiming her barbs not only at male dominance in...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 09:32
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The Post, Steven Spielberg’s latest film, tells a complex and fascinating true life story—the decision by The Washington Post in 1971 to print The ...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:03
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Call Me by Your Name is a gay love story without the angst, struggle, campiness, social comment, or outright tragedy that we have come to expect fr...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:04
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Many are indifferent to fashion, and I happen to be one of them. But I do recognize that for those who are interested, it can be a serious business...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:32
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Mudbound tells the stories of people who don’t often get their stories told: poor white farmers and black sharecroppers in the South during the 194...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:02
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This last year saw the release of Blade Runner 2049, a sequel to the 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner. It’s rather unusual for a sequel to...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:40
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There have been three films this year featuring the rescue of British troops from Dunkirk, and two about Winston Churchill. I’m not sure why this w...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:32
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. I have to admit I kind of admire the courage it took for a producer to approve such an awkward title for...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
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Regular listeners to this show may be aware that I’m not a fan of most Christmas movies. Occasionally, though, I offer suggestions during the holid...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 04:19
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There have been quite a few dramatic films on the theme of the death penalty, most of them making an eloquent case against it, and some of them rea...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
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Soderbergh, one of our best and most versatile directors, announced about four years ago that he was retiring from making movies and was going to f...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:24
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The surprise winner at the Cannes Film Festival this year was The Square, a provocative and disturbing satire from Swedish writer-director Ruben Ős...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:17
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The Florida Project is a film of rootlessness and dysfunction, so unusual that nothing could have prepared me for its kind of honesty.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:31
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The talented writer and actress Greta Gerwig proves that she can also excel in the director’s chair, in her debut film, Lady Bird. The film begins ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
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Drawn from over 100 hours of footage from the National Geographic archives that was long believed to be lost, and featuring a gorgeous musical scor...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:14
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It looks like the big blockbuster of the summer is not a superhero or science fiction film, but, surprisingly, a movie set during World War II. Dun...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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Actor and comedian Kumail Nadjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon wrote a screenplay about their own very unusual courtship. With Michael Showalter d...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:49