What messages are movies delivering? What makes them work or not work? And why does that matter? Newbery Medal Winner Tae Keller and her husband Josh Nadel tackle these questions, and dissect the way movies both reflect and impact our culture. Tune in for story analysis, debates, a sprinkling of fun facts, and a whole lot of hot takes along the way.

Toy Story 4, or Thriving as an Empty Nester

4 months ago

It’s the final installment of the Toy Story franchise! This week, we discuss Bo Peep’s feminism, Woody’s character growth, and how to thrive as an empty nester.

5:50 Bo Peep got pants!

15:40 How does Woody grow?

22:05 Let’s talk about trash toys! 

31:03 So, what’s the theme?

36:15 The significance of Gabby Gabby