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.

Bonus Episode: 2021 Oscars Spectacular

2 months ago

We interrupt your regular Pixar listening with some non-kid movies! Today, we discuss the eight movies nominated for Best Picture!

01:08 The Father

06:44 Sound of Metal

**Minor Sound of Metal spoiler 10:07-10:42

13:12 Judas and the Black Messiah

24:50 Mank

33:49 Promising Young Woman

38:33 Minari

48:00 The Trial of the Chicago 7

1:01:08 Nomadland

1:09:15 What about the Best Writing category?

1:18:20 Our Oscar Picks!