The M&M Report, Episode 28: A Conversation with Susan Wloszczyna

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This week on The M&M Report, Devin Mitchell and I were honored and thrilled to speak with RogerEbert.com film critic Susan Wloszczyna. She shared plenty of great stories about interviewing celebrities as wide-ranging as George Clooney, Amy Adams, Peter O’Toole, Mel Brooks and Wes Anderson, among dozens of others. Plus, she offered insights on the business of film criticism and the state of modern movies.

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The M&M Report, Episode 27: Write What You Don’t Know (Or Don’t)

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Letterman

This week on The M&M Report, Devin Mitchell and I discussed David Letterman’s retirement announcement, our mixed feelings about the modern obsession with superhero movies and our opposing perspectives on Matt Zoller Seitz’s recently published manifesto “Please, Critics, Write About the Filmmaking.”

Timecodes:

David Letterman and late-night — 0:57 – 19:00
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (completely spoiler-free) — 19:50 – 26:15
Debating Matt Zoller Seitz’s film/TV criticism piece — 26:20 – end

The M&M Report, Episode 26: Sudden Death

Good Wife

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This week on The M&M Report, Devin Mitchell and I welcomed special guest Kara Avancena to discuss Louis C.K.’s hosting stint on “Saturday Night Live,” a shocking twist on “The Good Wife,” Kara’s undying love for the band Vampire Weekend, and the phenomenon of missing major television events when they first happen.

Tune in next time when Devin and I discuss David Letterman, “Captain America” and a controversial piece by film critic Matt Zoller Seitz.