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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: Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet in James Cameron's 'Titanic'
"Pulp Fiction," "Goodfellas," "Fargo": some ‘90s movies moved seamlessly from best of the year, to best of the decade, to best of all time. But as ...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Michael B. Jordan & Chadwick Boseman in Ryan Coogler's 'Black Panther'
A review of "Black Panther. Plus, the inspired pairing of Ryan Coogler and "Black Panther" has Adam and Josh in pitch mode as they offer up the su...

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in 'Darkest Hour'
In the 30 years since his turn as the temperamental Sid Vicious in Alex Cox's '86 punk biopic "Sid and Nancy," Gary Oldman has brought an intense c...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's 1983 classic 'The King of Comedy'
1983 had De Palma's "Scarface," Eddie Murphy in "Trading Places" (and "Delirious"!), four Tom Cruise movies and the final film in the original "Sta...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Oscar nominees
With so much good news to celebrate with this year's Oscar nominations, Adam and Josh talk through the nominees for "the big six" awards, along wit...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Daniel Day-Lewis and Vicky Krieps in Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread'
With the ink hardly dry on their year-end lists, Adam and Josh offer up a 2018 Preview in the form of their top 5 questions about the new movie yea...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Best Movie Moments of 2017
Despite staying in-studio this time, Adam and Josh continue the tradition of making the first show of the new year a celebratory, post-Top 10 "Wrap...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Harrison Ford in 'Blade Runner' (1982)
Attack ships on fire, glittering c-beams, an alien in a bike's basket passing over a full moon. We've seen some things, too, Roy Batty. The Chicago...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2017 (Part 2)
With their 'outlier' picks behind them, Adam and Josh -- joined by guests Tasha Robinson (The Verge) and Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) -- get ...

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2017 (Part 1)
With Michael Phillips and Tasha Robinson joining Adam and Josh for the Top 10 Films of 2017 countdown, the roundtable devotes part one to 'The Outl...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mark Hamill in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
If 2015’s “The Force Awakens” was an explicit attempt to resurrect the rousing adventure and sly humor of the original Star Wars, then it was reaso...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dave Franco and James Franco in 'The Disaster Artist'
It’s not easy to make a good movie -- never mind a great one. But it may be even harder to make a truly terrible movie. 2003’s "The Room" is one su...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Daniel Day-Lewis in Paul Thomas Anderson's 'There Will Be Blood'
Great movie years usually come down to a memorable Best Picture matchup. In 1939, it was "Gone With the Wind" vs. "The Wizard of Oz." In '94, "Pulp...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Daisy Ridley in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (2015)
In advance of the forthcoming sequel in the intergalactic franchise, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," Adam and Josh revisit their review of 2015's "Star...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Saoirse Ronan in Greta Gerwig's 'Lady Bird'
Back in 2010, actress Greta Gerwig was the loopy, optimistic life-force in Noah Baumbach’s otherwise bitter and cynical “Greenberg.” She went on to...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Photographer/muralist J.R and director Agnes Varda, 'Faces Places'
With a deluge of great stuff heading to theaters over the next couple of weeks, Adam and Josh devote this week’s show to the latest from three grea...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Chris Hemsworth in 'Thor: Ragnarok'
With new superhero movies making their way to screens every couple of months, less devoted fans of the genre start to look for a more compelling re...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: George Romero's horror classic, 'Night of the Living Dead' (1968)
In 1968, a Pittsburgh-based TV commercial director scrounged together a hundred thousand bucks and shot a quickie horror film that went on to gross...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler in Noah Baumbach's 'The Meyerowitz Stories'
The characters in writer/director Noah Baumbach’s films are neurotic, hyper-articulate and often have unresolved issues with their dads. It’s true ...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Brooklynn Prince and Bria Vinaite in Sean Baker's 'The Florida Project'
One of the surprising success stories of 2015 was “Tangerine,” an indie shot on iPhones about a pair of transgender prostitutes who spend their Chr...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9