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Movies that Matter is the podcast going beyond basic film criticism to boldly explore a social issue affecting people's lives.

Mar 29, 2018

Stacy and Nicole discuss A Wrinkle in Time, compare the movie to the book, and criticize the movie for its facile handling of complex issues such as bullying. While some critics found a child-like wonder to the movie, actual kids have not been going to see it.

Stacy recommends revisiting Northern Exposure and...

Mar 15, 2018

Nicole and Garrett discuss Annihilation, the appeal of sci-fi worlds, the fate of the mid-budget movie, and whether cinematic universe movies are in a bubble. Read about the rise of women-led sc-fi films and how music curation had to be reinvented for streaming music services.

Garret recommends Blame and Becks. Nicole...