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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: 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
Caption: Olivia DeJonge and Deanna Dunagan in Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit'
A trip to grandma and grandpa's house takes a turn for the Brothers Grimm, and my, Adam and Josh never realized what big teeth they had! Filmspotti...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Elisabeth Moss in 'Queen of Earth'
Live from the rooftop of Nakatomi Plaza, it's Filmspotting, where this week Adam and Josh welcome special guests Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh, Prince...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Daniel Craig in the upcoming Bond film, 'Spectre'
If the summer and year-end movie seasons are all about expectation, fall… is all about surprises. Hopefully good ones. The Chicago Tribune's Michae...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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: 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: 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...

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


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: From 'Furious 7'
Having gone from "Furious" novices to completists in the past couple of weeks, Josh and Adam are all revved up to discuss the latest installment, "...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: 'The Breakfast Club'
If Josh is "The Brain," what does that make Adam – Vice Principal Vernon? Filmspotting commemorates the 30th anniversary of John Hughes' classic "T...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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To help ring in 2015, we bring you a rebroadcast of Adam and Josh's review of this year's most talked about film, Richard Linklater's "Boyhood." Th...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Crow Moses
On his album, Horse Heaven Hills, Crow Moses delivers a collection of songs that build upon Americana and folk traditions. Though this is his debut...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 56:50
Caption: Tall Walker
Chicago’s Tall Walker create songs that are contemplative in mood and delivered with a touch of Classic Rock sensibilities. The band evokes a sense...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:06