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Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins review the movies you need to see. Plus: Top 5s, Movie Drafts, Oscars analysis, and more, featuring a rotating cast of Ringer colleagues like Chris Ryan, Shea Serrano, Van Lathan, and Bill Simmons.

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    • 4.4 • 3.3K Ratings

Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins review the movies you need to see. Plus: Top 5s, Movie Drafts, Oscars analysis, and more, featuring a rotating cast of Ringer colleagues like Chris Ryan, Shea Serrano, Van Lathan, and Bill Simmons.

    Ten Movies to Stream, Best Picture Power Rankings, and an Ask Amanda Mailbag

    Ten Movies to Stream, Best Picture Power Rankings, and an Ask Amanda Mailbag

    Sean and Amanda hit on the Producers Guild, Writers Guild, and ACE Eddie nominations, key bellwethers of award season, and what they mean for the Academy Awards (0:35). Then they share some streaming recommendations for you (35:00). And finally, since we’re getting down to our final days with Amanda for a little while, we figured it’s time to get as much of her as we can, so we’ve got an Ask Amanda mailbag for the Dobb Mob (51:18).
    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
    Associate Producer: Sasha Ashall
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    ‘Reservoir Dogs’ at 30 and the Legacy of Sundance ’92

    ‘Reservoir Dogs’ at 30 and the Legacy of Sundance ’92

    We're hopping in a time machine back to 1992. Why? It’s been 30 years since Quentin Tarantino’s debut film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival along with other movies from a memorable class of other filmmakers. Adam Nayman joins Sean to discuss 'Dogs' and what it means now and how some of those other films were remembered, or not.

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey
    Guest: Adam Nayman
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    The 2022 Movie Auction!

    The 2022 Movie Auction!

    We’re auctioning off movies again, this time with a fresh slate for 2022. Chris Ryan joins Sean and Amanda to discuss the new ‘Scream’ sequel (1:00), before revisiting their 2021 draft auction results (16:00), and digging into a new round of competitive auctioneering (22:00).

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Guest: Chris Ryan
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ and the Coen Brothers Movie Rankings

    ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ and the Coen Brothers Movie Rankings

    Sean and Amanda discuss Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth,’ the latest Shakespeare adaptation, which stars Denzel Washington and is the director’s first without his brother, Ethan. They talk about how the story has been updated, and how it hasn’t (1:00), where it stands in the awards race (33:00), and how it stacks up in the Coen brothers filmography (1:12:00).

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
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    • 1 hr 36 min
    The Bradley Cooper Hall of Fame and the ‘House of Gucci’ Oscars Surge

    The Bradley Cooper Hall of Fame and the ‘House of Gucci’ Oscars Surge

    A surprising SAG Awards nomination has got Sean and Amanda thinking about Bradley Cooper’s unusual path to superstardom. In this episode, they discuss the rest of the surprises and snubs of the nominations (5:00), the incredible legacy of the late Sidney Poitier (1:00), and then finally build a hall of fame for Cooper on the eve of a potential ninth Academy Award nomination (36:00).

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Let’s Talk ‘Licorice Pizza’

    Let’s Talk ‘Licorice Pizza’

    It’s time for a very important conversation about a very important film: Paul Thomas Anderson’s ninth feature, ‘Licorice Pizza.’ Joining Sean and Amanda to break it all down—including favorite performances, scenes, and needle drops, and how it fits into PTA’s filmography—are Chris Ryan and Wosny Lambre, a.k.a. Big Wos.

    Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins
    Guests: Chris Ryan and Wosny Lambre
    Producer: Bobby Wagner
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    • 1 hr 36 min

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3.3K Ratings

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I thought the Encanto episode was about Encanto not you kids. No hate

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