Sam Mendes’s extraordinary World War I drama, designed and shot to look as if it is unfolding in one seamless take, has crashed the Oscars party and dominated at the box office in its first week of wide release. Sean and Amanda are joined by Chris Ryan to discuss the movie’s technical feats, storytelling troubles, and Academy chances next month (1:04). Then, the trio discusses the work of 1917 cinematographer Roger Deakins and selects the 10 essential films from his brilliant career—which damn sure wasn’t easy (44:00).
‘1917’ and the Roger Deakins Hall of Fame (SPOILERS)
Sam Mendes’s extraordinary World War I drama has crashed the Oscars party and dominated at the box office in its first week of wide release
What is the Vikings’ ceiling? Can the Chargers get healthy? And is there a world in which four NFC East teams make the postseason?
Steve, Jomi, and Daniel share their thoughts on Drax and Mantis having starring roles and evaluate Kevin Bacon’s performance
Jill Is Queen of the Jungle, One-Touch Kate Rides Again, and There’s Only One England-USA That We Care About
Flo and the gang also discuss the UEFA Women’s Champions League and ask if anyone can stop Barcelona
Plus, Brian reacts to the Celtics’ comfortable win over the Wizards and where this team ranks among recent memorable Celtics teams
Ben and Sheil break down the monstrous Eagles rushing attack, why the defense appeared to struggle, and a disappointing outing from the special teams unit
Week 12 Recap: Eagles Run All Over the Packers, Bengals Win a Tight Road Game, and Raiders Win a Shootout
The Bengals won and the Ravens lost, which means there’s a tie atop the AFC North. Steven and Nora discuss that with Ben Solak, and then pick winners and losers from the Week 12 slate.