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The Top Five Movies of 2021 So Far. Plus: Questlove on ‘Summer of Soul.’

Sean and Amanda share their top fives of 2021 thus far and explore whether we need to define what qualifies. Then, Sean is joined by Questlove, the Roots’ drummer and now a film director, to discuss his new documentary.

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It’s been an odd movie year, but there have been a handful of standouts at the halfway mark. Sean and Amanda share their top fives of 2021 thus far and explore whether we need to define what qualifies (1:00). Then, Sean is joined by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, the Roots drummer and now a film director, to discuss his new documentary, Summer of Soul (... or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), which is out now on Hulu and in theaters (47:03).

Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
Guest: Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson
Producers: Bobby Wagner and Kaya McMullen

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