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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: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2019 (Pt. 2)
Was the last year of the decade also its best? Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman." Terrence Malick's "A Hidden Life." Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2019 (Pt. 1)
The Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips and The Next Picture Show's Tasha Robinson are back for this year's Best of '19 roundtable, and in part one ...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Daisy Ridley in 'Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker' (2019)
With the critically adored but audience-divisive "Last Jedi" behind them, J.J. Abrams and his team set out to deliver a Star Wars finale that satis...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Liam Neeson, Jake Lloyd, and Ewan McGregor in Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace (1999)
A long-time defender of the Star Wars prequels, Josh has rarely been given a platform on the show to actually do the work of defending them. That c...

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Which overlooked films will compete for our 2019 award?

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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: 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...

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  • 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...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
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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
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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
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: 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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5