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.

Cars 3, or The End of the Road

5 months ago

It's the end of the Cars franchise! This week, we talk about half-hearted empowerment, fresh coats of paint, and generation wars.

01:50 Let's discuss!

06:42 What does it mean to age in Cars World?

11:23 Are we talking about the sexism now?

34:40 Josh talks about sports stats

39:20 Generations and technology