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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: 3
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What is the goal of a belief: to make you feel better, to make you successful, or to track the truth?

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:00
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: Robert Boyers
Intolerance is increasing in the world of academia. A poisonous climate at universities and colleges is creating, what is known as, identity politi...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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: Roberto Tejada
Mixing history with poetic metaphor is not an easy task. Especially when the subject involves separate cultures, different languages, and vastly ch...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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: Dr. Riane Eisler
No matter where you are in the world, you’re confronted by violence. One study shows that over half of our population is very concerned about the c...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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: Dr. Ulrike Al-Khamis is Director of Collections & Public Programs at the Aga Khan Museum in Toront, Credit: Aly Manjy
What is Islamic art? In this fascinating conversation with Dr. Ulrike Al-Khamis, Director of Collections & Public Programs at the Aga Khan Musuem i...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:04
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Interview with Rosy Greenlees, President of World Craft Council, which promotes the value of craft and making to society and supports thousands of ...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:06
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: Peter Robinson of the Bradshaw Foundation, Credit: Peter Robinson
Interview with Peter Lyell Robinson, editor of the Bradshaw Foundation, which focuses on discovering, documenting and preserving ancient rock art a...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
Caption: Democracy Collaborative logo
Here are some numbers that will make you think. Just 26 people – call them billionaires – own as much wealth as half the people on the planet. At t...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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
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Wouldn't it be nice if wanting something to be so made it so?

  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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Did postmodernism simply predict cynicism about the facts, or did it actually promote it?

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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