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How do contemporary art and film illuminate the Black Imagination? This segment from our archive explores some of the issues and ideas behind creat...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:35
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: 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
Caption: The MCU's 'Avengers: Endgame'
Can the MCU mothership stick the landing? After earning a probably undeserved reputation for being hard on the MCU, Adam and Josh return from thei...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Shailja Patel
Shailja Patel's unique artistry is a provocative smash up of genres. She's a slam poetry champion and star of her award-winning, one-woman play “Mi...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Elisabeth Moss in 'Her Smell'
Elisabeth Moss smells like teen spirit. In Alex Ross Perry's "Her Smell," Elisabeth Moss gives a performance that, for Adam and Josh, evokes Gena ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR continues National Poetry Month with a program of readings and conversation at Commerce Bank's The Box Gallery. Poets Wyatt ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Globally engaged curators introduce IKT, the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, and talk about themes we'll explore during ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 46:52
Caption: Filmmaker Claire Denis
The 70 year-old French director of "Beau Travail," "35 Shots of Rum" and last year's "Let the Sunshine In" is having a moment. After 30 years of cr...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 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, ...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Lily Yeh, Credit: Jiping Chang
Painter and professor Lily Yeh’s approach to community healing takes that which is broken and creates something whole and wholly new and beautiful ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Tim Burton's 'Dumbo' (2019)
With Adam out of town, Michael Phillips joins Josh for a review of the new "Dumbo," plus Filmspotting Madness Final 4 matchups and the Top 5 Movie ...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4