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Raiders of the Lost Ark – Deep Focus

To commemorate its 40th anniversary, Nate and Matt discuss the classic film that isn't called "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark," directed by some guy named Spielberg,…

Pearl Harbor – Deep Focus

Matt and Nate risk friends, family, and careers to discuss 2001's epic "Pearl Harbor." What you see in this review cannot be unseen. Proceed at your own risk. "Pearl Harbor"…

The Criterion Chat #59 – The Manchurian Candidate

In this episode, Nate and Matt discuss John Frankenheimer's influential political thriller "The Manchurian Candidate," released in 1962. It's the kindest, bravest, warmest podcast I've ever known. https://soundcloud.com/thecriterionchat/the-criterion-chat-59-the-manchurian-candidate

Citizen Kane – Deep Focus

In honor of its 80th anniversary, Nate and Matt discuss Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" while enjoying some Paul Masson--ahh, the French! Clips from "Citizen Kane" are pulled from the Warner…

Magnolia – Deep Focus

In this episode of Deep Focus, Nate and Matt quietly judge Paul Thomas Anderson's 1999 epic "Magnolia," released by New Line Cinema. View video on YouTube.

The Criterion Chat #58 – The Royal Tenenbaums

In this episode, Nate and Matt discuss Wes Anderson's 2001 classic "The Royal Tenenbaums." How interesting! How bizarre! Listen on SoundCloud.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World – Deep Focus

Nate and Matt climb aboard the H.M.S. Surprise to discuss 2003's "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" starring Russell Crowe and Paul Bettany; released by 20th Century…

Those Who Wish Me Dead – Closeup

Nate and Matt discuss the new Warner Bros film "Those Who Wish Me Dead," directed by Taylor Sheridan, now playing in cinemas and on HBO Max. I'm sorry. All clips…

The Criterion Chat #57 – The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

In this episode, Nate and Matt discuss John Cassavetes' overlooked neo-noir "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie," released in 1976 and 1978. Listen on SoundCloud.

Ideas for a Golden Superman Trilogy (Part 2 of 2)

The epic conclusion to our fan fiction! Nate and Matt discuss the final chapter in a dream Superman trilogy, as well as a possible mini-series idea for the Man of…