Sean and Amanda discuss the life and career of the legendary film composer Ennio Morricone, who died on Sunday at 91 (1:24). Then they discuss the new additions to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and what it means for the Oscars (0:00). And finally, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical phenomenon finally began streaming this weekend on Disney+. It’s a composite of three June 2016 performances, so how does it work as a movie experience? And how has Hamilton aged since it premiered in 2015? Sean and Amanda are joined by Juliet Litman to discuss the history of the show, what it’s like to see it at home, and the state of musicals in 2020 (25:55).
‘Hamilton’ Is a Movie. Or Is It? Plus: Remembering Ennio Morricone.
The legendary composer died Sunday at 91
The guys rewatch the 1998 poker classic ‘Rounders,’ starring Matt Damon, Edward Norton, and John Malkovich
Meg and Jodi talk about the scenes between Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff, Ferrari’s passionate fans, and much more!
Plus, Ben and Sheil discuss what the Bears should do with the first overall pick in the draft
Mal and Jo talk about some things that worked and some things that didn’t in Netflix’s live-action adaptation
Sean and Amanda talk of Lily Gladstone’s win for Best Actress, then Tom Oyer joins the show to explain how the Academy Awards actually work and what the voting process looks like
Jomi, Steve, and Jessica pitch some of their best ideas for live-action adaptations of a few of the animated shows and movies you love