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Celebrity Big Brother, Nicole Kidman’s AMC Ad, and ‘Jupiter Ascending’

Plus, how old is Alexa Demie?

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The 2022 Movie Auction!

Sean and Amanda are joined by Chris Ryan to dig into a new round of competitive auctioneering

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The State of Netflix

Plus, ‘Lord of the Rings’ and the future of franchise pop culture

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A Title for Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Has Been Forged

Secrecy has been the norm as the release date for the fantasy epic approaches, but the newly announced title, ‘The Rings of Power,’ is more than enough for fans to chew on

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‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ and the Coen Brothers Movie Rankings

Sean and Amanda discuss how the film compares to previous adaptations and where it stands in the awards race

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The Biggest Losers of the Streaming Wars: ESPN, Movie Theaters, Peacock, and More

Do movie theaters have a future? What should Disney do with ESPN? And is anybody watching Peacock? Derek Thompson and media analyst Rich Greenfield discuss the future of TV, movies, and live sports.

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‘Miracle’ With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan

Bill and Chris head back to Lake Placid in the 1980 Winter Olympics to rewatch ‘Miracle’

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‘Scream’ and the New Wave of Self-Hating Sequels

If major studios are only going to make IP-driven movies, we might have a mutiny on our hands

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The Bradley Cooper Hall of Fame and the ‘House of Gucci’ Oscars Surge

Sean and Amanda also discuss the surprises and snubs of the SAG Awards nominations and the incredible legacy of the late Sidney Poitier

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Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly Engaged, Ina Garten on Instagram, and Who Should Host the Oscars?

Plus, "Chanuary" continues

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‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Chapter 3 Instant Reactions

Plus, revisiting the 2012 science fiction flick ‘Dredd’

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Jim Belushi on Working With Tupac, John Candy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and More

The actor breaks down his career and discusses his Chicago sports fandom

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What We’re Watching and Reading. Plus, a Julia Fox and Kanye West Update.

Juliet and Amanda weigh in on new celebrity couple Kanye West and Julia Fox before discussing the content they’ve been consuming

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Let’s Talk ‘Licorice Pizza’

Sean, Amanda, Chris Ryan, and Wosny Lambry break down everything from their favorite performances, scenes, and needle drops to how it fits into PTA’s filmography

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‘Vigil’ Launched the Cold War Submarine Thriller Into the 21st Century

As much as ‘Vigil’ captivated British TV audiences with its superb acting and exciting twists, its most important contribution was bringing the submarine out of a 30-year voyage to the depths of cultural irrelevancy

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‘Juice’ With Bill Simmons, Van Lathan, and Wosny Lambre

Breaking down the 1992 crime drama

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The Duality of Bob Saget Is What Made Him Special

He could be America’s dad, like he was on ‘Full House.’ Or he could be the crassest comedian you’ve ever heard, spinning the Dirtiest Joke in the World. But these things weren’t contradictions—they were complementary.

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The Peter Bogdanovich Syllabus

The director, who died at 82 on Thursday, was a master craftsman who used his wealth of film knowledge to create singular hybrids of the old and new

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The 22 Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

Plus, Amanda and Sean break down George Clooney’s new film, ‘The Tender Bar,’ and celebrate the life and work of the late filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich, who died at 82 this week

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‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Chapter 2 Instant Reactions

Plus, Van and Charles discuss the newest trailer for ‘The Batman’

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The Tragicomic, Never-ending Saga of ‘Morbius’

The Jared Leto–starring, maybe-related-to-Spider-Man superhero movie has officially been delayed more times than ‘New Mutants’—and now it’s coming out on April Fools’ Day

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Janet Jackson on Michael and Omicron Updates With Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding

Van and Rachel discuss the pop singer’s upcoming documentary

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

Barring setbacks, 2022 promises a return to Wakanda and Gotham, and new entries from directors like Jordan Peele, David Cronenberg, and Martin Scorsese

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‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ for Best Picture—Why the Hell Not?

Sean and Amanda look at a debate that has been roiling the movie industry for nearly 15 years: Should the Academy Awards more accurately reflect the interests of moviegoers?

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‘Limitless’ With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Shea Serrano

Bill, Chris, and Shea revisit the 2011 hit starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro

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Year-End Mailbag! The Top 10 Performances, Trailers, and Needle Drops of 2021

In the last episode of the year, Sean and Amanda celebrate 2021 by naming their 10 favorite performances on the big screen

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The Subversive Playfulness of the ‘The Matrix’

The Wachowski sisters tackle the most gigantic questions known to humanity—reality, identity, knowledge, causality, memory—with a spirit of play. They understand that while from one angle nothing matters more than these questions, from another angle they’re curiously insubstantial. They mean everything and nothing at all.

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‘The Matrix Resurrections’: Did We Need This?

Justin and Micah break down their relationship with the ‘Matrix’ franchise and discuss where ‘Resurrections’ ranks in the series

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The Black Neo-noirs of the ’90s

One of noir’s primary characteristics is its skewering of society’s ills. But not until films like ‘Deep Cover’ and ‘Devil in a Blue Dress’ did the genre turn its eye toward race and racism.

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‘Encanto’ and the 10 Most Underrated Movies of 2021

Plus, Andy Greenwald and Sean share some tips for how to be a dad who wants to introduce their child to movies before Chris Ryan swings by to talk about Paul Verhoeven’s sexy nuns movie, ‘Benedetta’

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Comedy’s Post-cinematic Universe

Hastened by the pandemic, a trend that’s been building for years fully arrived in 2021, as funny movies were almost entirely relegated to streaming platforms

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The ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Exit Survey

Neo and Trinity are back in a sequel 18 years in the making that … might actually be a treatise against sequels?