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24 Jan 2017

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Weekly film podcast and WBEZ radio show from Chicago featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews. Hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen. Part of the Panoply Network.

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    #619: 2016 Wrap Party Live (Scenes of the Year)

    For Filmspotting's annual year-end Wrap Party, Adam, Josh and some very special guests set up camp on Chicago's South Side for a live show dedicated to some of the most memorable movie moments of 2016. Michael Phillips, Tasha Robinson and more share their favorite scenes of the year, plus live Massacre Theatre and the winner of the 2016 Golden Brick. 

    0:00-1:00 - Billboard
    1:00-16:27 - Intro / Opening Scene
    16:27-46:34 - Funniest Scene / Music Moment
    47:10-54:44 - Notes / Massacre Theatre
    54:44-1:09:43 - Moving Moment
    1:09:43-1:16:05 - Golden Brick Award
    1:16:05-1:38:04 - Scene of the Year
    1:38:04-1:46:54 - Close

  • Posted on 20 Jan 2017

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    #618: Paterson / Fences / Top 5 Denzel Performances (Revisited)

    The Filmspotting New Year's 'Fix' show has featured some memorable battles over the years (2015's "Wolf of Wall Street" v "American Hustle"; 2016's "Hateful Eight" v "The Revenant"), but the 2017 edition is a friendlier affair, with positive reviews of recent releases from Jim Jarmusch (PATERSON) and Denzel Washington (FENCES). Plus, we revisit of one of the highlights of 2016 - comedian/activist W. Kamau Bell's Top 5 Denzel Washinton Performances. 

    0:00-2:36 - Billboard
    2:36-54:22 - "Paterson," Golden Brick Feedback, "Fences"
    "Car Cleveland," John Lurie ("Stranger Than Paradise")
    56:16-1:28:48 - Top 5: Denzel Washinton Performances
    1:28:48-1:32:34 - Close

  • Posted on 06 Jan 2017

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    #617: Top 10 Films of 2016 (Pt. 2)

    2016 was a tough year. We lost icons like Prince, David Bowie and just days ago Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. And how about that not-divisive-at-all campaign season? So we’re due for a little silver lining. This week, with The Next Picture Show's Scott Tobias and Genevieve Koski, Adam and Josh celebrate the good that 2016 brought us with part two of the Top 10 Films of 2016 countdown.

    0:00-1:08 - Billboard
    1:08-1:03:55 - Top 10 of 2016: #5-3
    "The Middle of the World," Moonlight
    1:05:27-1:15:22 - Massacre Theatre
    1:15:22-1:57:47 - Top 10 of 2016: #2-1
    1:57:47-2:00:17 - Close

  • Posted on 30 Dec 2016

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    #616: Top 10 Films of 2016 (Pt. 1)

    A lot of usual suspects at the top of the box office charts in 2016: Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Disney and Harry Potter. And a lot of those movies? Not bad actually. But what are the year’s great films? The Next Picture Show's Scott Tobias and Genevieve Koski join Adam and Josh for part one of the Top 10 Films of 2016 Roundtable.

    0:00-1:17 - Billboard
    1:17-48:03 - Top 10 of 2016: #10-9
    "Heptapod B," Arrival
    48:56-1:51:54 - Top 10 of 2016: #8-6
    1:51:54-1:55:51 - Close

  • Posted on 23 Dec 2016

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    #615: Rogue One / 2016's Best Performances and More

    There’s no such thing as a small Star Wars movie, but without a roman numeral anywhere in its title the new ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY promises something different. But does it deliver on that promise? This week, a review of the season's most anticipated movie. Plus - ahead of next week's Top 10 of the year roundtable - Adam and Josh throw an old school year-end blowout, sharing their favorite 2016 performances, documentaries, music and more.

    0:00-1:11 - Billboard
    1:11-25:11 - Review "Rogue One"
    "No Woman," Whitney
    26:34-1:10:48 - 2016 Blowout
    1:10:48-1:13:27 - Close













  • Posted on 16 Dec 2016

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