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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

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Caption: Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz in 'The Lobster'
If the long-anticipated "The Lobster" didn't make it to U.S. theaters soon, Adam and Josh were threatening to transform into crustaceans in protest...

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  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in 'The Nice Guys'
The buddy crime picture is a well-worn movie genre, but the right combination of players can still make it seem fresh. Enter "The Nice Guys" with R...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KMRE-LP, WRIR, WOUB, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Scene from 'April and the Extraordinary World'
Comic artist Jacques Tardi is little known in the U.S but revered in his native France. His expressionistic, historical graphic novels are the insp...

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  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen and Sebastian Stan in 'Captain America: Civil War.'
Even if you’re a comic book fan, it’s possible that you’re feeling some Marvel Movie fatigue. But one of the surprising things about the dozen or s...

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  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Patrick Stewart and Brent Werzner in Jeremy Saulnier's 'Green Room', Credit: Broad Green Pictures
When they finally get around to making Filmspotting: The Movie, it will be eligible for a future revisit of this week’s Top 5: Single Location Film...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sacred Cow review of Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi horror classic, 'Alien''Alien'
Fans celebrated Back to the Future Day on Oct. 21, 2015, the date Doc, Marty and Jennifer traveled to from 1985. In that same spirit, fans of the "...

Bought by WNJR, KMRE-LP, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Richard Linklater's 'Everybody Wants Some!!'
Richard Linlaker’s last film was an ambitious Best Picture nominee that landed on just about every critic's 2014 Top 10 list. That was "Boyhood." T...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: 'Midnight Special'
Beloved by critics (including Adam and Josh), filmmaker Jeff Nichols made a bid for popular success in 2012 with "Mud." But when "Mud" didn’t catch...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'
With Josh away this week, Adam made elaborate plans for a special Justice League-inspired episode. Minus one Wonder Woman, he almost pulled it off....

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: John Gallagher Jr., Mary Elizabeth Winstead & John Goodman in '10 Cloverfield Lane'
"10 Cloverfield Lane" finds a woman holed up in a bunker with John Goodman. But is the monster inside or outside? Adam and Josh review, and try to ...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Cate Blanchett & Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups'
Since returning in the late '90s with "The Thin Red Line," director Terrence Malick has spent the past couple of decades producing enigmatic master...

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Mark Rylance and Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies'
With the Academy Awards just behind us, we revisit our review of multi-award nominee, Stephen Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies." The Cold War drama to...

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Michelle Yeoh in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny'
Debuting last weekend on Netflix, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny" has lost original director Ang Lee, but star Michelle Yeoh has...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Charles Grodin and Cybill Shepherd in Elaine May’s 'The Heartbreak Kid'
On his honeymoon, a man falls for another woman. The marriage is a bust, but the movie isn't. It's Elaine May's "The Heartbreak Kid." On this week'...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Anya Taylor-Joy in 'The Witch'
Filling in for Adam and Josh this week, the Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips and Tasha Robinson from The Verge/Last Picture Show chat about the 1...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: George Clooney in the Coen brothers' latest, 'Hail Caesar!'
"Funny lookin'" is a perfectly good way to describe, say, Steve Buscemi in "Fargo," or countless other memorable characters that make up the Coen B...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Elaine May and Walter Matthau in 'A New Leaf,' May's directorial debut
After carbo-loading for weeks and buying a pair of matching running shorts, Adam and Josh set off on the latest Filmspotting Marathon: a four-part ...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tom Courtenay & Charlotte Rampling in '45 Years'
It’s January and the movie year is full of promise. Full of promise – and questions. Questions like: Who wins in a battle between Batman and Superm...

Bought by WRIR, WOUB, WMUU-LP, Geneva Community Radio, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Revenant' & Samuel L. Jackson in 'The Hateful Eight'
In the tradition of their 'Wolf of Wall Street' vs. 'American Hustle' battle a couple years back, Adam and Josh again find themselves on opposite s...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Live from Mayne Stage in Chicago, it's Filmspotting’s 2015 Wrap Party presented by WBEZ! Adam, Josh and an All-Star roster of special guests share ...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7