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

Girlfight

May 12, 2022

We continue our season of all films directed by women and our series focused on Sports films with Karyn Kusama’s 2000 debut film ‘Girlfight,’ starring Michelle Rodriguez, also in her debut performance. It’s a solid film and well-worth talking about. Check it out then tune in to this episode!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Sports • Love & Basketball (d: Gina Prince-Bythewood) 2000

Love & Basketball

May 5, 2022

It’s time for our next series! We’re kicking off our Sports series with Gina Prince-Bythewood’s 2000 film ‘Love & Basketball.’ This is an incredible film and an easy one to love and talk about. Definitely check it out then tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Coming of Age • Retake

Retake: Coming of Age Debuts

May 1, 2022

Our Coming of Age Debuts series is over. We’ve covered Salaam Bombay!, Slums of Beverly Hills, Ratcatcher, The Virgin Suicides, Thirteen, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, and Booksmart. So what did we think of these films and what they brought to the table?

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Coming of Age Debuts • Thirteen (2003) D: Catherine Hardwicke

Thirteen

April 14, 2022

We continue moving through our Coming of Age Debuts series with 2003’s film ‘Thirteen’ by Catherine Hardwicke. It’s a tough look into life as a thirteen-year-old girl when you start hanging out with the wrong crowd. Check it out then tune in!

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