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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.

Aug 24, 2017

Stacy, Nicole, and Garrett discuss Detroit, violence and tension in movies, riots and the roots of violence, and the appropriateness of white directors telling people of color's stories. We mention the controversy surrounding Adam Sandler's Ridiculous Six, where to see the beautiful Migration Series paintings used in...

Aug 10, 2017

Stacy and Nicole discuss The Big Sick, the death (and possible resurgence?) of romantic comedies, how we pick our mates, and immigrant assimilation.

Check out The Atlantic article on why romantic comedies can't keep people apart, some thoughtful criticism of the movie on Represent, and the Slate article on Master...