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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.

Featured in the Washington City Paper

Oct 29, 2019

Nicole Funari was interviewed in the Washington City Paper on making Movies That Matter. Read the article here.

Oct 24, 2019

Nicole and Garrett discuss Bad Times at the El Royale, how the quality of the cinematic elements don’t match the poor plot, the fact that the horror genre is making the highest quality films these days, and how genre films get snubbed by the Oscars. Read how The Guardian coined the sub-genre “post-horror” to...

Oct 10, 2019

Garret and Nicole discuss Judy, our differing opinions on how much we liked it, how well we think Renee Zellweger captured Judy Garland,  how and why Judy Garland became a gay icon, and how camp is attracting more people. Read J. Bryan Lowder's meditation on whether gay culture is leaving camp behind. Nicole's research...