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Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold host a series of ongoing shows, featuring CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED (new movie reviews), CANCELED TOO SOON (retrospectives of short-lived TV shows), WE'VE GOT MAIL, CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, THE IRON LIST, and more!

Critically Acclaimed Network William Bibbiani

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 260 Ratings

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold host a series of ongoing shows, featuring CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED (new movie reviews), CANCELED TOO SOON (retrospectives of short-lived TV shows), WE'VE GOT MAIL, CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, THE IRON LIST, and more!

    Critically Reclaimed #34 | Paris is Burning (1990)

    Critically Reclaimed #34 | Paris is Burning (1990)

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners!

    This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney travel back in time to the 1980s drag scene in New York City, with Jennie Livingston's iconic and influential documentary PARIS IS BURNING (now available on Criterion Channel)!!

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    Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

    Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

    And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

    Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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    • 46 min
    Canceled Too Soon #229 | StarHyke (2004, 2009, 2011)

    Canceled Too Soon #229 | StarHyke (2004, 2009, 2011)

    One thousand years in the future, humanity has rid itself of emotion and conquered the know universe. But when an alien device detonates and gives the crew of the Dreadnought Nemesis emotions the crew can't handle, they get drunk and eat chocolate and have orgies!

    It's STARHYKE, a sci-fi comedy series starring Claudia Christian from BABYLON 5 and Jeremy Bulloch from THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, and it sure is weird! But was it CANCELED TOO SOON?

    William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out!

    Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

    Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

    And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    We've Got Mail #125 | Is YouTube a Good Streaming Service?

    We've Got Mail #125 | Is YouTube a Good Streaming Service?

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners asking about what makes a good kaiju movie, what makes a good romantic comedy, why STAR TREK V isn't as bad as all that, what college classes they hated and whether YouTube is a great streaming service or not!!

    It's a brand new WE'VE GOT MAIL podcast!

    Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

    And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

    Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

    Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

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    • 59 min
    Critically Acclaimed #224 | Lightyear, Spiderhead, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Father of the Bride

    Critically Acclaimed #224 | Lightyear, Spiderhead, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Father of the Bride

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold venture into Pixar's LIGHTYEAR, dissect Joseph Kosinski's Netflix sci-fi thriller SPIDERHEAD, jump around the Sundance sensation CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH, and the HBO Max remake of the comedy classics FATHER OF THE BRIDE!

    Lightyear - 4:30  Spiderhead - 28:37  Cha Cha Real Smooth - 54:53  Father of the Bride - 1:05:09  Review Round-Up - 1:15:22 

    Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

    Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

    And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

    Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!       v.     

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    We've Got Mail #124 | Hurray for Bleak Cinema?

    We've Got Mail #124 | Hurray for Bleak Cinema?

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners asking if movies can be used to stop time, what the appeal of "bleak cinema" is, whatever happened to our Episode Zero podcast, and more!

    It's a brand new WE'VE GOT MAIL podcast!

    Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

    And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

    Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

    Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Critically Acclaimed #223 | Jurassic World Dominion, Mad God, Lost Illusions, Hustle

    Critically Acclaimed #223 | Jurassic World Dominion, Mad God, Lost Illusions, Hustle

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold explore all six films in the JURASSIC PARK series before reviewing JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION, as well as the new stop-motion animated nightmare MAD GOD, the Balzac costume drama LOST ILLUSIONS, and the Adam Sandler basketball drama HUSTLE! 

    Jurassic World Dominion - 4:26  Mad God - 52:24  Lost Illusions - 1:20:55  Hustle - 1:20:55  Review Round-Up - 1:32:53

    Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

    Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

    And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

    Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!       v.     

    Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
260 Ratings

260 Ratings

Greeneyesj ,

Great Network For Film Dorks

Long time listener, Bibbs and Witney are great companions for hours and hours of listening. Canceled Too Soon is a special treat of a show, give it a listen!

somtegura ,

What a lovely podcast feed

I adore Witney and Bibbs. They are excellent film critics who are also incredibly charming and fun to listen to. I could even listen to them talk about soap (which they have).

Kruegs303 ,

Extremely knowledgeable and dedicated to cinema

These guys know their stuff. They do thorough analyses of each film and Critically Acclaimed is a great companion piece to Linoleum Knife and Breakfast All Day (my other two favorite movie podcasts). They also dedicate hours and hours of their time on their Patreon site and respond to their listeners in detail if you send them a letter. Excellent podcast!

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