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On "Projections," National Review film critic Ross Douthat and National Review Online critic-at-large Kyle Smith chat about the latest movies in theaters, draw your attention to what's great on cable and streaming services, and mull Hollywood trends. N.B. The most recent ten episodes of this podcast are available on this feed. Full archives are available at NationalReview.com.
||CleanEpisode 14: A Couple of Firsts…..||Ross and Kyle take a look at two of the most acclaimed movies of the year, the Neil Armstrong drama First Man, and the intense Paul Schrader film First Reformed, about the cataclysmic intersection of religion and global-warming alarmism. Also,||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: A Star Is Re-Re-Reborn||Ross and Kyle return to debate the merits of the fourth go-round of 'A Star Is Born,' mull over the implications of the business troubles of a leading indie filmmaker, and revel in the CGI pleasures of 'The House with a Clock In Its Walls.'||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Spike, Boots, and Crazy Rich Asians||Catching up on some of the buzziest movies of the summer, Ross and Kyle unpack the feud between Boots Riley, the communist who made the satirical comedy "Sorry to Bother You," and Spike Lee, whose reality-based comedy "BlacKkKlansman" has a surprisingl.||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Let’s Stay In||In Episode 11, Ross and Kyle take a break from the multiplex and hunker down with some home-viewing options available on demand or on streaming services: 'A Quiet Place', 'Chappaquiddick', 'The Death of Stalin', and 'Blade Runner 2049'.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: The Return||Ending their mysterious unexplained hiatus from the podcasting realm, Ross and Kyle beg the world's forgiveness and weigh this summer's slate of blockbuster movies.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Of Superheroes and Sex Robots||In the new episode, Ross and Kyle weigh Avengers: Infinity War against Black Panther, argue about the importance of that (spoiler alert!) ending and segue into an appreciation of a couple of streaming titles including one of Kyle's favorite movies of t.||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Let’s Get Away From It All||In the latest episode, Ross and Kyle weigh dystopia vs. escapism in Steven Spielberg's "Ready Player One," then ponder whether Wes Anderson movies such as his latest "Isle of Dogs" amount to more than exquisitely designed dioramas.||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind||Ross and Kyle mull over the Oscars' ratings death spiral, then segue into a discussion of the recent sci-fi movies Annihilation, A Wrinkle in Time, Arrival and Ex Machina before wondering whether 2001: A Space Odyssey really deserves its reputation as .||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The Shape of Things Past||Ross and Kyle explain how a social-justice monster-erotica movie called "The Shape of Water" came to be this year's Oscar frontrunner, then dial back the clock to consider what movies should have won the Oscar back in 2007, 1997 and 1987.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: The Best Movies of the Year||On Episode 5, Ross and Kyle weigh their picks for the best movies of the year against the Oscar nominees, then talk about that time Paul Newman made a movie about fake news called 'Absence of Malice' because he was angry with the New York Post for repo.||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Only one complaint...
...Please record more frequently!
The best film podcast out there.
Great conversations, needs a Sonny Bunch guest apperance though