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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: 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
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