January 4, 2015
Devin & Amy kick off 2015 by looking at possibly the greatest movie of 1959, Francois Truffaut’s The 400 Blows. Can one of the defining films of the French New Wave be one of the most relatable movies ever made? Is it the perfect portrayal of a well rounded child with neglectful parents? Or is the film a little unfair when it comes to putting all the blame on Antoine Doinel’s mother? Tune in for the discussion — and head to the forums on Wolfpop to cast the deciding vote! Plus, give your Female Coming-of-age recommendations for Devin & Amy to tackle on the show.
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!