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Caption: Paul Thomas Anderson's 1999 film, 'Magnolia'
Paul Thomas Anderson followed up his breakout hit "Boogie Nights" with 1999’s "Magnolia," a 3+-hour ensemble film featuring a treatise on coinciden...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KSRQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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...

Bought by KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KCPW and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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...

Bought by WRIR, KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KCPW, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 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...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KSRQ and more


  • 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...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, KCPW, KSRQ, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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,"...

Bought by WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show: Living Planet: Jumping in the green end - DW's Neil King, Gabriel Borrud and Vanessa Fischer drop by the studio to talk...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WRGY, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WMUU-LP, KCPW, and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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From Cuba’s Joaquín Nin and Leo Brouwer to Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla and Osvaldo Golijov to Uruguay’s Alfonso Broqua, music by Latin American com...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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...

Bought by KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KCPW, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Guitarist Narciso Yepes
From the Generation of the Maestros to El Grupo de los Ocho to today, orchestral works by Julio Gómez, Salvador Bacarisse, and José Luis Greco.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
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...

Bought by WRIR, KSRQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KCPW, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate
The work and life of Joy Harjo, newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, explores growing up between cultures, part Muskogee-Creek and Cherokee, part Irish ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:23
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).

Bought by KCPW, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WRIR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Don Quixote and Sancho Panza depicted on tiles in Seville, Spain
A program of music inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ timeless novel Don Quixote. Manuel de Falla’s one-act opera Master Peter’s Puppet Show (El Reta...

Bought by WNMU-FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
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...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, KSRQ, KCPW, and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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...

Bought by KSRQ, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, and KCPW


  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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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...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KSRQ, WRIR and more


  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Brad Pitt in 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford' (2007)
As the 2019 edition of Filmspotting Madness comes to a close, Adam and Josh share some favorite titles that didn't make the 64-film bracket. Then, ...

Bought by WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSRQ, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel'
Marvel's first female-led feature is also one of its best. Indie duo Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck ("Half Nelson," "Sugar") were a surprising choice t...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KSRQ, KCPW and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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64 films. Only one survives. Welcome to the Madness. In the 2018 edition of Filmspotting Madness -- Best of the 90s -- the championship round had ...

Bought by KTXK, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WMUU-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton in 'Ordinary People'
Worse than a coven of witches? The 'Burbs. "Suspiria" star Jessica Harper has appeared in over 20 films since the mid-'70s, but she's also had a c...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KCPW, WRIR and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Keanu Reeves in 'The Matrix' (1999)
For the second film in their "9 From '99" series, Adam and Josh reconsider the Wachowski Sisters' seminal sci-fi film, which, while a popular and c...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, WRIR, KSRQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Adam and Josh look ahead to the new year with their Top 5 Questions about the 2019 Movie Year. Plus the good, the bad and the bewildering of this w...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, WRIR, KSRQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Tasha Robinson, Michael Phillips, Josh Larsen and Adam Kempenaar at the 2018 Live Wrap Party
Michael Phillips and Tasha Robinson -- and a full house at Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts -- join Adam and Josh for the Live 2018 Wrap Party, ...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4