WBEZ

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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: First-time actor Gary Poulter in David Gordon Green's 'Joe'
Filmspotting has been making radio for almost 10 years as amateurs, so Adam and Josh should have an insight or two on the folks who make their Top ...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Actor Tye Sheridan, filmmaker David Gordon Green
Adam feels a bit like he's returned from a desert island, which is exactly where he and Josh head for this week’s Top 5: Desert Island Directors. W...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mia Goth, star of 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1'
Michael and Josh try and avoid embarrassing flashbacks to their adolescence when they get into this week’s Top 5: Sex-Obsessed Characters, inspired...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Russell Crowe in scene from Darren Aronofsky’s 'Noah'
Hope you’ve got your sea legs for this week’s show as Josh and Michael Phillips count down their Top 5 Movie Boats, a list inspired by the first fa...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jake Gyllenhaal opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Denis Villeneuve's 'Enemy'
Jake Gyllenhaal tests his acting chops against… Jake Gyllenhaal, in this week's review of the new psychological thriller 'Enemy,' Denis Villeneuve’...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ralph Fiennes in 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'; Bill Murray in 'Rushmore'
Wes Anderson takes such care with each frame that it would be easy to choose five favorite moments from any one of his films. But Josh and Michael ...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Artwork for Michel's album. Photo features Muhammad Ali and Michel.
On this week's The State We're In from WBEZ: Muhammad Ali and Me. The story of how Muhammad Ali tried to make one man into a rock and roll supersta...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 25:59
Caption: the later actor, Harold Ramis
"Caddyshack," "Stripes," "Ghostbusters"… as an actor, a writer and a director, Harold Ramis left an indelible mark on the last three decades of mov...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Oscars are coming!
Oscar expert, and senior editor at New York Magazine's Vulture, Kyle Buchanan joins Filmspotting's Adam and Josh to offer up the inside scoop on th...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ala'a Basatneh, activist
Ala'a Basatneh was once a mall-loving “average Arab-American teenager.” When the Syrian Civil War started, she became #ChicagoGirl, the center of a...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:58
Caption: FEMEN leader, Inna Shevchenko
Jonathan speaks with Inna Shevchenko, a leader of the radical feminist protest organization FEMEN, whose manifestations have garnered her equal mea...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:58
Caption: Anna Broinowski, filmmaker
Australian filmmaker Anna Broinowski wanted to stop an oil company from fracking in the park near her house. When her message fell short, she decid...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:59
Caption: 'The Lego Movie'
Filmspotting is headed to Tune-Town with reviews of "The Lego Movie," and "The Wind Rises." The latter is the latest, and reportedly last film from...

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Philip Seymour Hoffman in scene from 'Capote'
"Be honest and unmerciful. Good advice for a budding rock critic." Also a fine description of the actor who spoke those lines. Filmspotting devotes...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Still of film critic Roger Ebert used in 'Life Itself', Credit: Art Shay
Josh, Adam and guest Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) avoid turning into Norma Desmond's driveway for this week's Top 5: Movies About Fame (Non-H...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Veerle Baetens from 'The Broken Circle Breakdown'
Belgium: we have long loved you for your beer; we had no idea you were so into tattoos and bluegrass music. Or so Adam and Josh learned from watchi...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Leo vs. JLaw, the 'Wolf' vs. 'Hustle'
Adam and Josh do a bit of looking behind -- and a bit of looking ahead this week. First, a showdown of sorts of two newly-minted Best Picture nomin...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Filmspotting's live 2013 'Wrap Party'
With Filmspotting's best films of the year safely in the books - and, per tradition, etched in stone - Josh and Adam take a final look at the year ...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: "Tough times in Shepherds Bush, London" / www.rexfordmusic.net
In this first episode of The State We're In podcast/radio show reboot (now from WBEZ), host Jonathan Groubert speaks with a man who know a thing or...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 25:58
Caption: Harrison Ford in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'
The box office champ of 1981 -- and for many that year’s best loved film -- was Steven Spielberg’s "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Back in the fall of 2...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6