November 16, 2014
On this week’s episode, Devin Faraci and Amy Nicholson discuss Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet and whether this super emotional totally over the top version of Romeo & Juliet belongs in the canon. How cool is it that Leonardo DiCaprio spends the entire movie wet? What happened to Claire Danes after her spectacular performance in this film? Will Devin & Amy finally be on the same page and agree that they both enjoy the movie? Tune in for the battle — and head to the forums to cast the deciding vote! Plus, we’ll find out the results for last week’s movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
July 15, 2018
We asked, and you nominated! For the final episode of the season, Amy and Engineer Sam take listener calls to hear arguments as to which of these films should enter The Canon: David Fincher’s 2007 thriller “Zodiac;” the first film in the Cornetto trilogy, 2004’s “Shaun of the Dead;” or the 1999 Paul Thomas Anderson drama “Magnolia.” Which film will round out this edition of The Canon? Head over to the Earwolf forums now to cast your vote!
July 2, 2018
Vox film critic Alissa Wilkinson joins Amy this week to discuss the 1975 documentary “Grey Gardens.” They break down the film’s more difficult moments, examining the relationship between Big Edie and Little Edie as well as the undercurrent of latent sadness. Plus, they consider the direction and vision of Albert and David Maysles, themes of capitalism and decay, and how “Grey Gardens” encapsulates the central question of documentary. Should “Grey Gardens” enter The Canon? Cast your vote on the Earwolf forums now!