The M&M Report: “The Dead Speak!” And So Does Jo March

Image result for rise of skywalker stillDevin and I welcome back West Coast correspondent Erin Vail for scorching hot takes on Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker and ~feelings~ about Little Women.

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The M&M Report: Movies Are Good! Looking Back on the 2010s

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Special guest and Dunkirk stan Meg Kearns joins Devin and Mark to look back on the the 2010s at the ~cinema~. Topics include Marvel hegemony, Social Network bops, a hot take on Manchester by the Sea, reflections on #MeToo, feelings about Greta Gerwig and Barry Jenkins, and the Dark Universe for some reason.

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Extra recommendations from Meg: Bachelorette, Brooklyn, Cold War, Crimson Peak, The Handmaiden, The Invitation, Loving, Magic Mike XXL, Mad Max: Fury Road, Minding the Gap, The Nice Guys, Mission: Impossible 4-6, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Parasite, Sleeping With Other People

Extra recommendations from Devin: Stories We Tell, Locke, Brooklyn, Arrival, Everybody Wants Some!!, O.J. Made in America, Columbus, Logan Lucky, The Meyerowitz Stories: New and Selected, Widows, The Favourite, The Farewell

Extra recommendations from Mark: Another Year, Before Midnight, Captain Phillips, Edge of Tomorrow,¬†First Reformed, Fruitvale Station, The Florida Project, The Immigrant, Margaret, Personal Shopper, The Rider, Roma, Short Term 12, The Tree of Life,¬†The World’s End

 

 

The M&M Report: “Marriage Story”

Image result for marriage storyDevin and Mark dig deep to discuss Noah Baumbach’s¬†Marriage Story,¬†in select theaters now and on Netflix Dec. 6. The phrases “He did it again!” and “hot dad energy” are invoked!

(No spoilers until the 18-minute mark.)

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Listen to Sean Fennessey’s interview with Noah Baumbach, and read the New Yorker’s 2013 profile of the director.