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Release Date: 02/13/2020

The Platform (dir. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia) show art The Platform (dir. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia)

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Released on Netflix March 20, 2020 The Platform is one of the more interesting films to discuss amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Hunt (dir. Craig Zobel) show art The Hunt (dir. Craig Zobel)

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In this month's episode, we're covering a lot of dangerous ground with director Craig Zobel's latest satire, The Hunt.

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I'm Not Okay with This (created by Jonathan Entwistle, Christy Hall) show art I'm Not Okay with This (created by Jonathan Entwistle, Christy Hall)

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In this month's episode, we're thinking about the latest adaptation of a graphic novel from Netflix originals: I'm Not Okay with This.

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Birds of Prey (dir. Cathy Yan) show art Birds of Prey (dir. Cathy Yan)

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The latest to come out of the DC universe is the story of Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.

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Galentine's (Parks & Recreation created by Greg Daniels, Michael Schur) show art Galentine's (Parks & Recreation created by Greg Daniels, Michael Schur)

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Today, we'll be channeling our inner Leslie Knope to celebrate Parks & Recreation and Galentine's Day.

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Bombshell (dir. Jay Roach) show art Bombshell (dir. Jay Roach)

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Listen to our team talk about the pros and cons of the latest political docudrama from Jay Roach, Bombshell. Do we think it's a film of the moment (while whitewashed quite a bit) or a testimonial that will live on for future generations?

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Watchmen (HBO Series) show art Watchmen (HBO Series)

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Host Erroll Southers is joined by Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro, Alex Ago, & Aubrey Hicks to discuss the first episode of the new HBO series Watchmen.

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (dir. Terry Gilliam) show art The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (dir. Terry Gilliam)

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We were intrigued at the idea of a retelling of the Cervantes classic Don Quixote, and from acclaimed filmmaker Terry Gilliam. With a film within the film, the work could be a tale of the quixotic nature of storytelling and the medium of film. It could be a tale of madness and exile, of hope and illusion.

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Better Off Dead (1985 - dir. Savage Steve Holland) show art Better Off Dead (1985 - dir. Savage Steve Holland)

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The film world is a completely different universe than it was when Better off Dead came out in August 1985.

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The Godfather (1972 – dir. Francis Ford Coppola) show art The Godfather (1972 – dir. Francis Ford Coppola)

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Why is The Godfather watched ... and loved almost 50 years later?

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We’re deviating from our normal episode structure today ... we’ll be channeling our inner Leslie Knope to celebrate Parks & Recreation and Galentine's Day.

We all re-watched season 2 episode 16 of Parks & Rec to prepare - but we’re public service nerds, so we can't contain ourselves to just one episode.

Listen as host Aubrey Hicks is joined by Chrysa Perakis, Donnajean Ward, Jovanna Rosen and Prof Nicole Esparza to share our joy of women’s friendships and Leslie Knope’s love of work for the public good.