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Caption: Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening in 'American Beauty' (1999)
Back in '99, the trailers and movie posters for "American Beauty" implored us to "look closer." For their 9 From '99 review, Adam and Josh give the...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joaquin Phoenix in 'Joker' (2019)
Between its late-August premiere at the Venice Film Festival (where it won the festival's top prize) and its release in theaters here in the States...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Elijah Wood in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring'
Released in consecutive Decembers beginning in 2001, Peter Jackson’s colossal adaptation of Tolkien’s "Lord of the Rings" trilogy reached its concl...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Brad Pitt in 'Ad Astra'
It's always good news when an acclaimed director announces a new project, but it's somehow especially thrilling when that project is set in space. ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Judy Garland in 'A Star Is Born' (1954)
50 years after Judy Garland's death at the tragically young age of 47, the movie musical legend is largely remembered for one iconic film role -- D...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman in Stanley Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut' (1999)
Back in 1999, it was hard to watch "Eyes Wide Shut" without thinking about Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman as a real-life married couple participating...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bill Skarsgård in 'It Chapter Two'
Adam and Josh left 2017's blockbuster "It" at least mildly curious for more, but is the new film's nearly three-hour running time and the addition ...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: John Cusack in 'Being John Malkovich' (1999)
In 1999, "Being John Malkovich" marked the auspicious debut of two geniuses: screenwriter Charlie Kaufman ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,"...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Cate Blanchett and Emma Nelson in 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'
Richard Linklater brings his trademark emotional complexity to the adaptation of a bestselling comic novel. Initial critical response to Richard L...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Aisling Franciosi in Jennifer Kent's 'The Nightingale'
Jennifer Kent's follow up to "The Babadook" isn't quite horror, but it is horrific. Making a film that details the violence — specifically the sex...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Heather Donahue in 'The Blair Witch Project' (1999)
Two decades after its release, is the seminal found footage horror movie a genre classic or a dated relic of its time? Benefiting from an ingeniou...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jason Statham, Idris Elba, and Dwayne Johnson in 'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw' (2019)
The Fast & Furious franchise has come a long, long way since its street-racing origins, and its latest entry, "Hobbs & Shaw" (from "John Wick" co-d...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Al Pacino star in Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood'
Adam and Josh sift through the rogues' gallery of memorable QT creations for their Top 10 Tarantino Characters and discuss the director's latest, t...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Florence Pugh in 'Midsommar'
Guest critics Tasha Robinson (The Next Picture Show, The Verge) and Angelica Jade Bastién (Vulture) join Josh for a lively debate over of Ari Aster...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Robert De Niro in 'Goodfellas' (1990)
Whether used ironically or to provide insight -- or just to make characters look really, really cool -- classic rock has been memorably employed by...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Samuel L. Jackson in Quentin Tarantino's classic film, 'Pulp Fiction'
Back in 2012, Josh was only a couple months into his role as new co-host, when Adam suggested the Best of '94 Top 5. The reconsideration of "Pulp F...

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Elisabeth Moss in 'Her Smell'
Midway through the year, Adam and Josh run down their lists for the best films of 2019 (so far).

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: 'Toy Story 4'
With Josh on vacation, Adam recruits Toy Story super-fan Griffin Newman (Blank Check podcast, Amazon's "The Tick") for a review of the Forky-tastic...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, and Adam Driver in 'The Dead Don't Die'
Jim Jarmusch brings his trademark dead pan to the living dead. Jim Jarmusch has made a surreal, existential western ("Dead Man"), a Zen samurai/mo...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Edward Norton and Brad Pitt in David Fincher's 'Fight Club' (1999)
"Fight Club," the third film our 9From99 series, was initially met with lukewarm critical and box office response, but developed a cult following o...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein in 'Booksmart'
A raunchy/sweet comedy in the "Superbad" mold, Olivia Wilde's "Booksmart" mixes genre clichés and clever updates as it follows its high-achieving h...

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  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Robert Duvall in 'Apocalypse Now' (1979)
John Hurt's exploding chest turns 40. Of the films celebrating 40th anniversaries in 2019, only Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" can really...

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  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Keanu Reeves
Whether you love or hate the "John Wick" franchise -- or even if you're completely indifferent to it -- it has given us all the chance to appreciat...

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  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney in Stanley Donen's 'Two for the Road'
Now in its 7th year, the Chicago Critics Film Festival prides itself on bringing the best of the fest circuit to Chicago. With 15 or so features th...

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  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Marvel burnout. "Booksmart" hype. Will Smith's genie. Detective Pikachu. And of course the astonishingly worded "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & S...

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  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6