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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: Oliver Stone's 'Born on the Fourth of July'
In the 1980s and '90s, Oliver Stone was one of the most vital and high-profile directors working in Hollywood. "Platoon," "JFK," "Natural Born Kill...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tom Hanks stars in 'Sully'
When a couple of American movie icons pair up, it’s sometimes a little surprising to realize that they’ve never worked together before. In the case...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Teri Garr, Gene Wilder and Marty Feldman in 'Young Frankenstein'
Earlier this year, the BBC polled movie critics worldwide for the best films of the 21st century. The resulting list -- the Top 100 of the new mill...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Markees Christmas and Craig Robinson in 'Morris from America'
Single dad moves to Germany for work bringing his reluctant, rap-obsessed teen son along with him. The Sundance-friendly plot made comic drama "Mor...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption:  Christopher Nolan's 'Inception'
Citizen Kane, Vertigo, The Godfather. 200 years from now, will anyone even remember these movies? Or are we currently overlooking the classics of t...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jeff Bridges and Gil Birmingham in 'Hell or High Water'
As the Summer 2016 movie season winds down, some critics are already writing it off as the worst summer ever. Ever the optimists, Adam and Josh loo...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Julian Dennison in 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'
New Zealand director Taika Waititi got on a lot of people’s radars last year with his hilarious vampire mock documentary "What We Do in the Shadows...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad'
Chicago critic and passionate comic-book fan Angelica Bastién joins Josh to consider DC's latest big-screen offering: "Suicide Squad," starring Wil...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Royalty Hightower in 'The Fits'
Director Anna Rose Holmer had a Sundance hit earlier this year with her debut film "The Fits," a stunningly shot tale of a young girl coming to ter...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones in 'Ghostbusters'
After facing a surprisingly hostile campaign from fans of the 1984 original, the new "Ghostbusters" has finally made it to theaters. But have Krist...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Anya Taylor in 'The Witch'
The 2016 box office has been dominated by the usual suspects -- animated films from Pixar and Disney, caped crusaders, sequels. But with half the y...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano from 'Swiss Army Man'
If you were paying any attention to the Sundance Film Festival back in January, it’s likely that you caught wind of a film that was being referred ...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Mark Rylance and Ruby Barnhill in 'The BFG'
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," "Matilda" -- Roald Dahl’s children’s books are equal parts magical whimsy and sin...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Elle Fanning in 'The Neon Demon'
The films of director Nicolas Winding Refn ("Drive," "Only God Forgives") are known for their distinctive visual style and their often graphic depi...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Scene from Brian De Palma's 1984 'Body Double'
Director Brian De Palma made his mark in the ‘70s alongside contemporaries like Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola and Steven Spielberg. But 40 ...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: 'The Royal Tenenbaums'
Back in 2001, Wes Anderson was known as the director of the modest indie hit "Rushmore." Then came "The Royal Tenenbaums," with its family full of ...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Agyness Deyn in Terence Davies' critically acclaimed 'Sunset Song'
In music writer Steven Hyden's provocatively titled new book "Your Favorite Band is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning o...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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: 8
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...

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  • 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