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#746: Ad Astra / Top 5 Steppenwolf Member Movie Performances
« on: September 27, 2019, 02:53:03 AM »
It's always good news when an acclaimed director announces a new project, but it's somehow especially thrilling when that project is set in space. We started 2019 with two highly anticipated space missions: Claire Denis' HIGH LIFE with Robert Pattison (reviewed back on ep. 724) and James Gray's AD ASTRA, which has Brad Pitt traveling across the solar system to locate his missing father - and save the planet. In their review, Adam calls it the best film of the year, while Josh calls it "the most visually arresting session of talk therapy you can imagine." That's good... right?

Also on the show, a celebration of Chicago theater with the Top 5 Steppenwolf Member Movie Performances. 2019 marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of the venerable Chicago company, whose ensemble boasts the likes of John Malkovich, Laurie Metcalf, Gary Sinise and Joan Allen, among many others. Also inspiring the Top 5 is a newly published oral history of Chicago theater - Ensemble - by Chicago writer Mark Larson.


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Re: #746: Ad Astra / Top 5 Steppenwolf Member Movie Performances
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2019, 12:03:00 PM »
Is it just me having problems getting this episode on Spotify? The whole episode is 35 seconds long and sounds as though someone has spliced random words from the full show together.

« Last Edit: October 02, 2019, 12:05:39 PM by IDrinkYourMilkshake »
"What should have been an enjoyable 90 minutes of nubile, high-school flesh meeting a frenzy of blood-caked blades, becomes instead an exploitational and complex parable of the conflicting demands of agrarianism and artistry. I voted a miss."

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Re: #746: Ad Astra / Top 5 Steppenwolf Member Movie Performances
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2019, 04:33:32 PM »
Not just you. It's a mess on Spotify. Working on Apple.
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