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‘Licorice Pizza’ and the Paul Thomas Anderson Rankings

Sean and Amanda have a spoiler-free conversation about the coming-of-age story before Amanda allows Sean some room to work through his feelings and rank his favorite director’s movies from top to bottom

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‘House of Gucci’ and Top 5 Ridley Scott Movies

Plus, Chris Frierson joins to discuss his DMX documentary

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‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife,’ ‘Tick, Tick ... Boom!,’ and Our Top Five Feel-Good Movies

Plus, Mike Mills joins to discuss his new film ‘C’mon C’mon’

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‘King Richard’ and Top Five Sports Movies With Bill Simmons

Sean is also joined by ‘King Richard’ director Reinaldo Marcus Green to discuss how he became involved in the project, working closely with Will Smith, and the lineage of sports movies that influenced his approach to directing this film

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Ten Irrational Best Picture Oscar Predictions and Why ‘Belfast’ Is the Front-runner

Sean and Amanda discuss Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical feature, ‘Belfast,’ and the state of the 2021 Oscar race. Then, Sean is joined by Alison Klayman to discuss ‘Jagged,’ her film about Alanis Morissette.

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The Royal Movie Hall of Fame and ‘Spencer’

Sean and Amanda discuss Kristen Stewart’s performance before building a 10-movie Hall of Fame made up of the best films about royals

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Top Five Movie Robots, ‘Finch,’ and the Awful Truth About Hollywood

Plus, director-producer Jim Cummings discusses his new film, ‘The Beta Test’

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‘Eternals’ Is a Big Miss. But Is Marvel Too Big to Fail?

Plus, writer-director Joanna Hogg stops by to talk about ‘The Souvenir Part II’

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The 1994 Mega-Movie Draft

Sean, Amanda, Chris, Van, and Shea choose their favorites from an all-time-great movie year

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The Edgar Wright Rankings and ‘Last Night in Soho’ With Edgar Wright!

Sean is joined by Rob Harvilla to talk about Wright’s fascinating career and their favorite Edgar Wright films

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‘Dune.’ ‘DUNE.’ ‘DUNE’!

Sean and Amanda discuss Denis Villeneuve’s new feature

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Top Five Wes Anderson Movies and ‘The French Dispatch’

Plus, Mia Hansen-Løve joins to discuss ‘Bergman Island’

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Top Five Movie Duos and Why ‘The Last Duel’ Rules

Plus, Todd Haynes joins Sean to discuss his Velvet Underground documentary

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Let’s Rank the Horror Franchises. Plus: ‘Halloween Kills.’

Chris Ryan joins Sean to give his annual update on the state of horror flicks and share a few of his favorites

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The 1998 Movie Draft: A Time for Betrayal

Plus, Fran Kranz joins Sean to discuss his directorial debut

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‘No Time to Die’ and Top Five James Bond Movies

Sean and Amanda are joined by Chris Ryan and director Cary Joji Fukunaga to discuss the latest Bond film and Daniel’s Craig’s legacy as 007

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‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ and Top 5 Comic Book Movie Sequels

Plus, a conversation with ‘Carnage’ director Andy Serkis

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Top Five ‘Sopranos’ Episodes and ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ With David Chase

‘Sopranos’ creator and ‘Many Saints’ cowriter and producer David Chase joins Sean to talk about the movie, his relationship to the show now, and a lot more

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A 400th Episode “Ask Us Anything” Mailbag Extravaganza

Sean and Amanda answer mailbag questions from the world of television, movies, and more

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The 2021 Movie Star Ranking: 35 Under 35

Plus, the catastrophe of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

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Top Five Actor Transformations, ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye,’ and the Horrifying Future of Award Shows

Sean and Amanda discuss potential Oscar contenders after Telluride and TIFF

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Top Five Clint Eastwood Movies and ‘Cry Macho’

Sean is joined by Chris Ryan and Adam Neyman to discuss Eastwood’s latest film, his six-decade career, his politics, and more

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The 2004 Movie Draft

Join Sean, Amanda, and Chris Ryan as they draft movies from a time of anchormen, eternal sunshine, and sequels galore

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The Prestige Dirtbag Movie: A Celebration

Sean and Chris define one of their favorite subgenres and delve into the work of Paul Schrader

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The 20 Most Anticipated Fall Movies and the Winners of the Telluride Film Festival

Sean chats with Amanda about his trip to the Telluride Film Festival, the best films he saw and the scene in Colorado before they discuss what to look forward to for the rest of the movie year

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‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ and the 10 Movies to See Before It

Sean breaks down Shang-Chi’s place in Marvel mythology, the films that influenced the new movie, and whether it all worked with The Ringer’s Daniel Chin before being joined by the film’s screenwriter, Dave Callaham

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‘Dune,’ ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home,’ and the Best Trailers of 2021

Sean and Amanda talk about the buzzy new ‘Spider-Man’ trailer as well as some hotly anticipated award-season films before digging into the mailbag

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Top Five Summer 2021 Movies and Everything Sean Missed While He Was Out

Sean and Amanda discuss this season’s best films

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Tragedy Strikes Siskel and Ebert

In this excerpt from The Ringer’s narrative podcast series ‘Gene and Roger,’ Brian Raftery examines Siskel and Ebert’s last decade together

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The M. Night Shyamalan Rankings and ‘Old’

Sean is joined by Van Lathan to discuss Shyamalan’s latest film and rank his all-time best and worst movies

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Siskel and Ebert vs. the Academy

In this excerpt from The Ringer’s narrative podcast series ‘Gene and Roger,’ Brian Raftery examines how Siskel and Ebert helped permanently change the Academy’s voting practice for the Oscars in the ’90s

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The 2007 Movie Draft

Sean, Amanda, and Chris pick their favorites from one of all-time best movie years