This week, we welcome both our regular contributors on movies, Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw, to preview and discuss the top five movies we’re each most looking forward to this fall. Among those discussed are: All The Money In The World, American Made, Battle Of The Sexes, Blade Runner 2049, The Current War, Darkest Hour, Downsizing, The Florida Project, Happy End, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, Lady Bird, Last Flag Flying, Lucky, Mary Magdalene, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), Mother!, The Papers, Roman Israel Esq., The Shape Of Water, Suburbicon, Thor: Ragnarok, Under The Silver Lake, The Unknown Girl, Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project, Wonder Wheel, Wonderstruck, Woodshock,
We also revisit some of the movies from our summer preview with thoughts on what impressed and disappointed us: Atomic Blonde, A Ghost Story, Lady Macbeth, War For The Planet Of The Apes, Baby Driver, Detroit, The Mummy, Menashe, Wonder Woman, The Keepers, Ozark, Good Time, Wind River.
And we discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Additionally, we hear from Radio Dispatch’s Molly Knefel about how natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are also political disasters; we hear from a woman named Susan, who reflects on her time traveling alone; and we take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Sad13 from an episode of BTR Live Studio set to be released next week.
Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.
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