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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Twilight Saga • Retake

Retake: The Twilight Saga

December 18, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered all five of the Twilight films based on all four of Stephenie Meyer’s supernatural romance novels. So what did we think of them? Did we survive? And whose team did we end up landing on?

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Twilight Saga • New Moon

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

November 24, 2022

We continue our struggle with Bella’s decision – will she choose Jacob or will she stick with Edward? We’re here for it. Join us as we continue our journey through the film adaptations of Stephenie Meyer’s series in our conversation about Chris Weitz’s 2009 film “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.”

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Twilight Saga • Twilight

Twilight

November 17, 2022

We’re digging into the franchise that kicked off the most important debate so far of the 21st Century – are you on Team Edward or Team Jacob? That’s right, we’re looking at Catherine Hardwicke’s adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s vamp-romance. Tune in to hear our conversation about the 2008 film ‘Twilight.’

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Before Trilogy • Retake • Member Bonus

Retake: The Before Trilogy • Member Bonus

October 30, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight. So what did we think of Richard Linklater’s trilogy and what they brought to the table?

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Bong Joon-Ho • Memories of Murder • Member Bonus

Memories of Murder • Member Bonus

July 21, 2022

For our July 2022 member bonus episodes, the members voted a return to our Bong Joon Ho series with his 2003 film ‘Memories of Murder.’ Is it more than just director Bong’s ‘Zodiac’? How does he balance his humor with the crime story? What about the case it’s based on? We cover a lot so tune in and enjoy!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Mads & Susanne • Retake

Retake: Mads & Susanne

June 12, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered ‘Open Hearts’ and ‘After the Wedding,’ both directed by Susanne Bier and starring Mads Mikkelsen. So what did we think of this pairing, and of this pair? We’re fans of both of their work for sure.

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Mads & Susanne • After the Wedding

After the Wedding

June 9, 2022

We wrap up our Mads and Susanne series with the 2006 collaboration between Mads Mikkelsen and Susanne Bier – After the Wedding. What do we think of this film? How does it compare to last week’s film ‘Open Hearts’? Tune in to hear the conversation.

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Mads & Susanne • Open Hearts

Open Hearts

June 2, 2022

We continue our eleventh season looking at films directed by women with a short series called Mads and Susanne. In this series, we’re looking at films directed by Susanne Bier starring Mads Mikkelsen, and we start with their 2002 collaboration, ‘Open Hearts.’

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Sports • Retake

Retake: Sports

May 29, 2022

This series is over. We’ve covered ‘Love and Basketball,’ ‘Girlfight,’ ‘Lords of Dogtown,’ and ‘Queen of Katwe.’ So what did we think of these four films, what they say about sports, and what they brought to the table?

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Sports • Lords of Dogtown

Lords of Dogtown

May 19, 2022

We continue our Sports series, in which we’re looking at four films about sports directed by women, with Catherine Hardwicke’s sophomore effort from 2005, ‘Lords of Dogtown.’ Is it more than a biopic? Can we identify with the protagonists? And how’s the skateboarding?

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