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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: Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke in 'Mistress America'
Of current actor-director combos, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are significant for their writing partnership – and for Gerwig’s impact on Baumbac...

Bought by KSKQ, KCMJ Community Radio, WNJR, and KCPW


  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: From Joshua Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence'
With 2012's "The Act of Killing," director Joshua Oppenheimer delivered one of the most acclaimed, innovative - and harrowing - documentaries in re...

Bought by WRIR, WOUB, KCMJ Community Radio, WNJR, and KCPW


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg & Jason Segel in 'The End of the Tour'
Since his death in 2008 at age 46, a kind of cult following has developed around writer David Foster Wallace. For proof, look no further than the e...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Julie Christie and Omar Sharif in 1965's 'Doctor Zhivago'
Back in March, Adam and Josh celebrated Filmspotting's 10th anniversary with the Top 10 Blind Spots – significant oversights in their ongoing film ...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tom Cruise in 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation'
Former Dissolve Managing Editor Genevieve Koski joins Scott Tobias for week 2 of The Dissolve's Filmspotting residency. It's also week 2 of putting...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Southpaw'
For two years, members of The Dissolve staff put blood, sweat and tears into running their great film site – and all you get is a lousy top 5 list....

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in 'Trainwreck'
It-Girl Amy Schumer falls for potential Manic Pixie Dream Guy Bill Hader... but will Adam and Josh swoon for the Schumer-penned/Judd Apatow-directe...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'; Alicia Vikander in 'Ex Machina'
With nothing but "Mission Impossible" sequels and a "Vacation" reboot ahead, Adam and Josh turn back and share their Top 5 Films of 2015 (So Far). ...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Satyajit Ray's 'Pather Panchali,' the first film in his Apu Trilogy
Indian auteur Satyajit Ray's "Pather Panchali" is considered one of the best films of all time according to the last Sight & Sound poll, which is c...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Shameik Moore, Kiersey Clemons & Tony Revolori in 'Dope'
"Dope" was a hit with audiences at this year's Sundance Film Festival... Adam and Josh, not so much. Plus... grab your box of chocolates, some haku...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Pixar's 'Inside Out'
Pixar has made heroes out of mute robots, anxious clown fish, a foodie rat and an irritable 80 year-old man. For their next mission, they go outsid...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Nick Robinson & Ty Simpkins in 'Jurassic World'
It's been a couple decades since Steven Spielberg first choppered us to Isla Nublar, but Jurassic Park... is back open for business. The long-await...

Bought by WRIR, WOUB, WNJR, KCMJ Community Radio, and KCPW


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: John Cusack in director Cameron Crowe's 'Say Anything...'
Hawaii -- the setting for Cameron Crowe’s "Aloha" -- is about 2,600 miles away from Seattle, which is the setting of his directorial debut, "Say An...

Bought by KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, KCPW, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Britt Robertson in 'Tomorrowland'
Director Brad Bird has given us an Iron Giant, a Mr. and Mrs. Incredible, and a Rat Chef… but what awaits in "Tomorrowland"? Subbing in for Josh an...

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  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
Powered by guzzlene since the podcast wars of 2005, Filmspotting hits the fury road for the latest in the Mad Max series. The critically-acclaimed...

Bought by KPVL, WRIR, KSRQ, WOUB, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kodi Smit-McPhee in 'Slow West'
A Grand Jury Prize winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, "Slow West" has a lot to recommend: it’s beautifully shot, is occasionally darkly ...

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  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Avengers: Age of Vultron
Tasha Robinson (The Dissolve) sits in for Adam this week, playing the brilliant and quick-witted Tony Stark to Josh's earnest do-gooder Steve Roger...

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


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'
Mr. Brown. Mr. White... Mr. Pink... This week on the show, a 'Sacred Cow' review of Quentin Tarantino's debut film, 'Reservoir Dogs.' Plus, Ada...

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  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Alicia Vikander in 'Ex Machina'
Hop aboard the Filmspotting double decker bus for a tour of the movies' most famous and beloved homes... beloved by the hosts, anyway. Inspired by ...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ben Stiller and NaomI Watts in 'While We're Young'
With Adam and Josh trading in their sensible family sedans for a pair of matching convertibles, their wives suggested they reveal their Top 5 Midli...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8