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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.

Nov 21, 2019

Adam and Nicole discuss Dr. Sleep, our overall enjoyment of the film as we pick apart some of the flaws, some of the differences between the book and the film, how quality horror connects with us, and the film's treatment of alcoholism. Read how Mike Flanagan discussed the film with Stephen King.

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Nov 7, 2019

Jen and Nicole discuss Harriet, how the movie fell flat despite excellent performances by the cast, the serious problem with the black slave catcher character who was a grotesque stereotype, and how badly the supernatural element undercut the true heroism of Harriet Tubman. Ultimately, we're let down by the portrayal of...