January 11, 2016
This week Devin & Amy discuss the 1989 American independent drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape. It’s a four character story about sexuality and the relationships of a troubled married couple and the wife’s younger sister starring James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, and Laura San Giacomo. It won the Palme d’Or at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival, and was influential in revolutionizing the independent film movement in the early 1990s. Tune in to hear Devin & Amy talk about the Steven Soderbergh film that brought him to prominence — and head to the forums on Wolfpop to cast the deciding vote!
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!