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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.

Jul 27, 2017

Nicole and Spencer discuss the groundbreaking Dunkirk, war movies, and the nature of militarism vs. heroism. Nicole mentions this Slate article on how the movie subverts typical war movie tropes.

Spencer recommends Mrs. Miniver. Nicole recommends Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis.

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Jul 6, 2017

Stacy and Nicole discuss The Book of Henry, domestic abuse and the Blue Code of Silence, and other recent news on the Cosby rape trial and the verdict in the Philando Castile shooting. This article on the prevalence of domestic abuse by law enforcement is discussed in the episode. Stacy recommends the collaboration...