Filmspotting

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Weekly film podcast and WBEZ radio show from Chicago featuring in-depth reviews, top 5 lists and interviews. Hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen. Part of the Panoply Network.

With a lull in the late-summer movie schedule, Adam and Josh play catch-up on a few acclaimed new indie features - and Filmspotting Golden Brick candidates - including the Kartemquin Films-produced doc MINDING THE GAP, director Josephine Decker's Sundance hit MADELINE'S MADELINE and the experimental sports doc JOHN MCENROE: IN THE REALM OF PERFECTION. Plus, Josh's thoughts on the Brick-worthy NIGHT COMES ON and the critically-reviled puppet noir THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS. Also, Massacre Theatre and a clarification on that confusing Ethan Hawke poll question. 0:00-2:00 - Billboard 3:13-31:19 - Review: "Minding the Gap" _Taylor Janzen, "Pretend That It's Not ...

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