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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 Madsen, Harvey Keitel & Steve Buscemi in Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'
When "Reservoir Dogs" came out 25 years ago, Adam and Josh were movie geek teenagers. They were bound by their DNA to love it. But does Quentin Tar...

Bought by KCPW, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB, WMUU-LP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: John Boyega in Kathryn Bigelow & Mark Boal's 'Detroit' (2017)
In "The Hurt Locker" and "Zero Dark Thirty," Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow explored the complexities of post-9/11 warfare. For her latest ...

Bought by WRIR, KMRE-LP, WQCS, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne in Valerian and the 'City of a Thousand Planets'
You might be able to figure out your tolerance for the new "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" by the title alone. Got a soft spot for Fl...

Bought by WRIR, KMRE-LP, WQCS, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Fionn Whitehead in 'Dunkirk'
Christopher Nolan films are many things, but they are rarely straightforward (or short). So "Dunkirk" -- based on the legendary WWII rescue effort ...

Bought by KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB, WMUU-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tom Holland in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
Spidey’s back. Again. After suffering through a disappointing reboot in 2012 (and its 2014 sequel), the webslinger returns - this time under the gu...

Bought by WQCS, KMRE-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Terrence Malick's 'The Tree of Life'
Religious experiences at the movies? You've had them, or witnessed them. Sometimes they're right in your face, while at other times, they're hidd...

Bought by WQCS, WRIR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell in 'The Beguiled'
Nearly 15 years after its release, "Lost in Translation" remains Sofia Coppola’s best-known film. (She won a Best Screenplay Oscar for it in 2004.)...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan in 'The Big Sick'
Filmspotting speaks with Kumail Nanjiani, co-writer and star of Sundance hit "The Big Sick." Nanjiani also offers up the Top 5 films that most inf...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Joel Edgerton and Kelvin Harrison Jr. in Trey Shults' 'It Comes at Night'
Writer/director Trey Edward Shults knocked a lot of us out last year with his indie debut "Krisha." This year, he comes to the multiplex with "It C...

Bought by WQCS, KMRE-LP, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Gal Gadot as Diana in 'Wonder Woman'
As the first superhero movie directed by and starring a woman, "Wonder Woman" went into its opening weekend with more baggage than its male-centric...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WRIR, WQCS, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Actor Tom Hanks on Nerdette
Guests on Nerdette always assign listeners homework, and we’ve compiled the BEST OF THE BEST into this hour-long Nerdette summer homework special. ...

Bought by KAAD-LP, Prairie Public, KMUN, KCPW, KRCU and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Brad Pitt as Gen. Glen McMahon in 'War Machine'
Inspired by Gen. Stanley McChrystal's dramatic fall from grace in 2010 following a Rolling Stone profile, the new "War Machine" from Netflix puts a...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WQCS, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Arnold Schwarzenegger in James Cameron's 'The Terminator'
1984 was a banner year for crane kicks, mogwais and bustin' ghosts, but it also saw the debut of Arnold Schwarzenegger's T-800, better known as "Th...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WQCS, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB and more


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Katherine Waterston in Alien: Covenant
Anticipation was high back in 2012 when director Ridley Scott returned to the "Alien" franchise with “Prometheus.” Despite a somewhat mixed respons...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WQCS, WRIR, WNJR, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in Jonathan Demme's 'The Silence of the Lambs'
When the great Jonathan Demme passed away in April, he left behind one of the most acclaimed and diverse filmographies in American cinema. Demme wi...

Bought by WQCS, KMRE-LP, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WNJR and more


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Dave Bautista in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'
Summer used to have a monopoly on superheroes, fast cars and stuff you bring your kids to, but "Beauty and the Beast," "Fate of the Furious" and "L...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WOUB, WNJR and more


  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Charlie Hunnam in 'The Lost City of Z'
The movies have taken us on great adventures over the years, both real and imagined: through the deepest jungle, across perilous oceans, to distant...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WRIR, WQCS, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WNJR and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel in 'The Fate of the Furious'
Just how big a deal is "The Fast & the Furious? Just last weekend, the 8th film in the street-racing franchise opened worldwide and managed to brea...

Bought by WQCS, KMRE-LP, WOUB, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Jason Schwartzman in Wes Anderson's 'Rushmore'
Wes Anderson’s "Rushmore" was a minor indie hit during its initial run starting in late 1998, but it marked the arrival of a significant new direct...

Bought by WQCS, KMRE-LP, WRIR, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Jason Segel in 'The Discovery'
In 2014, first-time writer/director Charlie McDowell made a big impression (on Adam, anyway) with "The One I Love," a movie about a troubled marria...

Bought by WQCS, KMRE-LP, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10