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Each Thursday we look at a new movie in the Criterion Collection and try to figure out what makes it exceptional in the realm of cinema. Join us as we decide: should we collect them all?

Latest Episodes

Ep. 165 – Scenes from a Marriage, Ch. 5 & 6

This week, we bring the sage of Johan and Marianne to a close. Will they reconcile? Is marriage truly the strongest bond on earth? Can Ingmar Bergman produce a happy ending? Find out in Scenes from a Marriage, episodes 5 and 6.

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Ep. 164 – Scenes from a Marriage, Ch. 3 & 4

Another week, another reminder that all that is warm and rosy is destined to wither and fade. Sorry, we rejoin Ingmar Bergman this week for the continuing tale of Marianne and Johan. Will their marriage survive? Will they find happiness? Find out in Scenes from a Marriage, episodes 3 and 4.

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Ep. 163 – Scenes from a Marriage, Ch. 1 & 2

Marriage. It can be pretty trying. But leave it to Ingmar Bergman to take a deeper look at this wonderful social institution and leave us with a “realistic” depiction of individuals growing and changing. Join us for the first two episodes of Scenes from a Marriage.

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OC23 – Always Be My Maybe

Best believe, I watched Keanu Reeves in a Netflix Movie that was way better than Speed. Join us for Always Be My Maybe.

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OC 22 – Midsommar

Dr. Zed is moving to Ireland, which is…kind of near Sweden, so he thought the podcast would take a look at the ethnographic documentary, Midsommar. After all, what could be more exciting than a group of graduate students ardently pursuing their super-niche theses projects, right?! That’s enough to label this a terrifying horror movie.

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Ep. 162 – Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth I travels in time to a punk dystopian 1970s England. Do you really need to know anything else? It’s bonkers, but is it good? Find out as we cover Jubilee.

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Behind The Mic

Ed

Show Host

Ed has been described as many things: a poet, a scholar, and a film fanatic. He brings a sophisticated culture and a predilection for rhyming.

Dr. Zed

Show Host

Dr. Zed has been described as a neophyte, lowbrow film junkie. His goal is connect every movie to Kenny Loggins and The Room.

Matilda

Producer

Matilda operates largely behind the scenes, but her influence can be found in our social media channels. She keeps things on track and organized!

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