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Best Movie of the Year ... so far. The show that ranks the top movies of the year every episode. At the year grows, the list grows. A show that will always answer the question: What’s the best movie of the year?

The Best Movie of the Year ... so far‪.‬ John Ellis

    • Film Reviews
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Best Movie of the Year ... so far. The show that ranks the top movies of the year every episode. At the year grows, the list grows. A show that will always answer the question: What’s the best movie of the year?

    Ep175 – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (w/ Brendan Wahl) – Best Movies of 2020

    Ep175 – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (w/ Brendan Wahl) – Best Movies of 2020

    Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is the story of a recording session with Ma, her band, and the management team trying to control the process. Brendan Wahl joins the show. The Best Movies of the Year so far is a podcast from John Ellis.

    • 19 min
    Ep174- Nomadland (with Kate Stewart) – Best Movies of 2020

    Ep174- Nomadland (with Kate Stewart) – Best Movies of 2020

    Nomadland is the story of Fern, Frances McDormand, traveling the American West after losing her job and her husband. Kate Stewart joins the show. We are talking 2020 Oscar contenders on the Best Movie of the Year so far, from John Ellis.

    • 19 min
    Ep173 – Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (w/ Kate Littleton) – Best Movies of 2021

    Ep173 – Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (w/ Kate Littleton) – Best Movies of 2021

    Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar is the story of two friends leaving their small Midwestern town to go on a trip of a lifetime. Kate Littleton joins the show. The Best Movies of the Year so far is a podcast from John Ellis.

    • 19 min
    Ep172 – Minari – Best Movies of 2020

    Ep172 – Minari – Best Movies of 2020

    Minari is the story of South Korean immigrants trying to make a living in rural America in the 1980’s. We are talking 2020 Oscar contenders on the Best Movie of the Year so far, from John Ellis.

    • 20 min
    Ep171 – Sound of Metal – Best Movies of 2020

    Ep171 – Sound of Metal – Best Movies of 2020

    Sound of Metal tells the story of a heavy metal drummer losing his hearing. We are talking 2020 Oscar contenders on the Best Movie of the Year so far, from John Ellis.

    • 19 min
    Ep170 – Happiest Season – Best Movies of 2020

    Ep170 – Happiest Season – Best Movies of 2020

    In Happiest Season, a girl visits her girlfriend's family with hopes to propose marriage, but she discovers that her partner hasn't yet come out to her parents.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Lee___Mac___ ,

Great show

Short reviews, love them!

johdlank45 ,

A Star is Born

Really enjoyed the review, but the true star is John Ellis. He’s very knowledgeable and not afraid to buck public opinion. Keep up the good work!

Chris1231456789 ,

Great podcast

There is no question John Ellis is a big time movie aficionado. The show has a unique format that builds on itself each episode.

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