Friday, May 20, 2022

Critically Reclaimed #32 | Chungking Express (1994)

Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners!  

This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney explore the dreamy, romantic, crime-infused world of Wong Kar-wai with his hip 1990s classic CHUNGKING EXPRESS, starring Tony Leung and Takeshi Kineshiro as love-lorn cops who unwittingly have intimate connections with criminals?

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

We've Got Mail #121 | How Can We Fix the Ratings System?

Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about how we could realistically fix the MPA's motion picture rating system, what equipment we use to record our podcasts, how costume designs evolve over time within long-running franchises, and more! 

It's a brand new WE'VE GOT MAIL podcast!

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Canceled Too Soon #227 | TimeCop (1997-1998)

The hit sci-fi action thriller starring Jean-Claude Van Damme became an unsuccessful, short-lived primetime TV series! He's a cop and he travels through time... he is TIMECOP

Was TIMECOP actually... CANCELED TOO SOON? The possibilities were limitless and the cameos are aplenty, so join William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold as they find out!

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Friday, May 13, 2022

We've Got Mail #120 | Old Fanpersons vs. New Fanpersons

Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about the ongoing conflict between old fanpersons and new fan persons, everything we got wrong about cartoons in a previous episode, great films by Billy Wilder and the best stuff that happens to begin with the letter "E!"

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Critically Acclaimed #219 | Dr Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Happening, The Twin, We're All Going to the World's Fair, Marmaduke

This week on Critically Acclaimed, William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the new Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS, the Netflix animated film MARMADUKE, the independent horror movie WE'RE ALL GOING TO THE WORLD'S FAIR, the Shudder supernatural thriller THE TWIN, and the incredibly timely French drama HAPPENING

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Sunday, May 8, 2022

Canceled Too Soon #226 | The New Adventures of Batman (1977-1978)

It's a crossover episode of CANCELED TOO SOON! 

William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review a failed animated series about Batman, Robin, Batgirl and... unfortunately... Bat-Mite! 

It's THE NEW ADVENTURES OF BATMAN, the latest episode of CANCELED TOO SOON and WHOLLY BATMAN!, our Patreon-exclusive podcast dedicated to all the 1960s live-action Batman episodes and its spin-offs! 

How does it tie into the classic satirical series? Was it canceled too soon? And is Bat-Mite really more annoying than Scrappy Doo?

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Friday, May 6, 2022

Critically Reclaimed #31 | Inkheart (2009) and The Lost City of Z (2016)

Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners!  

This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney get stuck with a baffling double feature of the failed YA franchise starter INKHEART, starring Brendan Fraser as a dad who can bring books to life, and James Grey's acclaimed colonial exploration biopic THE LOST CITY OF Z! Do they have anything in common?

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

We've Got Mail #119 | Our Favorite Hanna-Barbera Cartoons!

Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's classic FANTASTIC FOUR run, our favorite Hanna-Barbera cartoons, the complexities involved in making good movies about bad people, the modern state of "channel surfing," and more classic films that begin with the letter "E"!

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Monday, May 2, 2022

Critically Acclaimed #218 | The Northman, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Pompo the Cinephile, Hatching

This week on Critically Acclaimed, William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the new Viking epic THE NORSEMAN, the Nicolas Cage/Pedro Pascal comedy THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT, the anime film POMPO THE CINEPHILE and the new horror movie HATCHING

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