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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1932's Trouble in Paradise

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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1928's The Passion of Joan of Arc
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1927's Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1915's The Birth of a Nation
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Film scores: trends and favorites (with guest West Anthony)
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"Disney In Transition": 2001's Atlantis: The Lost Empire and 2002's Treasure Planet
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"Disney In Transition": 2000's The Emperor's New Groove and 2002's Lilo & Stitch
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"Disney In Transition": 1985's The Black Cauldron and 2000's Dinosaur
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"Disney In Transition": 1986's The Great Mouse Detective and 1988's Oliver & Company
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"Disney In Transition": 1973's Robin Hood
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Reflections on Film Criticism series
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The New Cinephilia and being a modern cinephile (with guest Girish Shambu)
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Intro to Film Criticism series (with guest Darren Hughes)
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Reviews of Zootopia, Knight of Cups, and 10 Cloverfield Lane
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Brian De Palma series: 1984's Body Double
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Brian De Palma series: 1987's The Untouchables
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Brian De Palma series: 1981's Blow Out
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Brian De Palma series: 1974's Phantom of the Paradise
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State of movie brands, franchises, and series in 2016
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Favorite new, up-and-coming directors
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Best of 2015: Movies Left Out of the Top 10 List
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Best of 2015: Top 10 Films of the Year
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Musicals series: 1979's All That Jazz
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Musicals series: 1952's Singin' In The Rain
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Musicals series: 1933's Gold Diggers of 1933
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Charlie Chaplin's The Kid and the Criterion release (with guest Charles Maland)
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Netflix, streaming services, and the film industry
Click to see a list of movies discussed in Episode 66


Halloween horror series: 1974's The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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Halloween horror series: 2008's Let The Right One In
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Halloween horror series: 1999's The Blair Witch Project
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Halloween horror series: 1931's Frankenstein
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Halloween horror series: 1981's An American Werewolf in London
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Fall 2015 Movie Preview and What We Liked So Far This Year
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State of Film Criticism and our favorite critics
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1993's Schindler's List
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1982's Blade Runner
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1972's The Godfather
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1960's La Dolce Vita
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1962's Lawrence of Arabia
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1958's Vertigo
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1942's Casablanca
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1939's Stagecoach
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"Young Critics Watch Old Movies": 1926's The General
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Should the word "overrated" be used to describe a movie?
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Nathan Smith reports from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
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Mad Max: Fury Road and CGI vs. Practical Effects
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The Hobbit and higher frame rates in movies
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The Mad Max trilogy and apocalyptic societies in movies
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Binge watching TV vs. watching long movies
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Childlike wonder in Spielberg and Miyazaki movies


Movies that we were drawn to as teenagers


What films define our generation?


State of blockbusters


Breaking down the IMDB top 10


EPISODES 26-33 ARE LOST TO THE INTERNET


A look at female directors


What drives us to check out the horror genre?


Retrospective of the late Robin Williams


Bridget Sellers reports on the Italian Movie-Going Experience


What are 21st Century Classics?


A look at the work of director Guillermo Del Toro


EPISODES 16-19 ARE LOST TO THE INTERNET


Random reviews from the week


Independent directors making the jump to blockbusters


What we like/dislike about the romantic comedy genre


Favorite contemporary directors


Cinematic television shows


The work of the Coen Brothers


The state of superhero movies


Review of The Grand Budapest Hotel


Are modern film lengths too long or too short?


The work of director Alfred Hitchcock


The state of young-adult adaptations


The work of director Hayao Miyazaki


The work of director Wes Anderson


EPISODE 2 WAS LOST TO THE INTERNET


Favorite films of 2013 and Oscar predictions