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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: 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...

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  • 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
Caption: Scene from Charlie Kaufman's critically-acclaimed stop-motion animated film, 'Anomalisa'
One of the most acclaimed movies of 2015 tells the story of an ordinary encounter between two strangers in an ordinary Cincinnati hotel room. Less ...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
We bring you a rebroadcast of Filmspotting's review of one of the year's most talked about films. Powered by guzzlene since the podcast wars of 20...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac in the sci-fi thriller 'Ex Machina'
The 2015 box office has been dominated by the usual spectacle – "Jurassic World," "The Avengers" and now "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" – but there...

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  • Added: Dec 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:47:57
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Scenes from 'Tangerine' and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
End of year movie talk is usually dominated by a few prestige pictures, but does anyone care about prestige with a new "Star Wars" in theaters? Sur...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Shannon Cason's Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real
In this one-hour special, Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real, award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason (The Moth, Snap Judgment) takes us on a j...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling in a scene from 'The Big Short'
If a movie has you sticking around for the credits, chances are you’re looking for an answer to the question: who was that? Every year the movies i...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: François Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock in scene from film 'Hitchcock/Truffaut'
Based on a true story and made in the same decade as Hitchcock masterpieces "Strangers on a Train," "Rear Window" and "Vertigo," 1956's "The Wrong ...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Scenes from this year's 'Golden Brick' film nominees
We hope you haven’t had your fill of leftovers because on this week’s show Josh and Adam start their look back at the year in film with their annua...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Characters from 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2'
"The Hunger Games" series could have settled for pleasing its YA fan base, but its success at the box office – and (mostly) with critics – shows a ...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Daniel Craig as 007 James Bond in 'Spectre'
Daniel Craig’s James Bond is more serious, more human and more haunted than his predecessors. Does that make him the best? (Yes, actually it does.)...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Qi Shu in Hsiao-Hsien Hou's 'The Assassin'
The Cannes Film Festival has awarded a Best Director Prize since the festival’s second year, 1946. For this week’s Top 5, Adam and Josh pick their ...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder in 'Edward Scissorhands'
Twenty-five years ago, the movies gave us Schwarzenegger on Mars, “Best Director Kevin Costner,” and iconic performances like Kathy Bates’ Annie Wi...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jessica Chastain in Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'
Josh and guest host Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) are visited by the 'Ghost of Fights over Guillermo del Toro Movies Past' for their divisive ...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Michael Fassbender in the title role in Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs'
How hard is it to make two great films back to back? Turns out, most legendary directors have done it. Our recent Ridley Scott Death Match poll bet...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's adaptation of 'The Martian'
Telluride, Venice, Toronto, New York… they’ve had their fun. Now it’s Chicago’s turn, as the Fall film festival season sweeps into the Windy City f...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Emily Blunt in 'Sicario'
Adam and Josh held out hope that fellow critics Tasha Robinson and Dana Stevens might come crashing into the studio to share *their* Top 5 Breaking...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass'
Master of Disguise Johnny Depp goes Southie as infamous Boston gangster Whitey Bulger in the new film "Black Mass." Josh and Adam eat some chowdah ...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9