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.

Coco, or Why Are We Crying?

4 months ago

This week, we travel to the land of the dead to discuss Coco! We talk about memory and music, and analyze how + why this movie makes us cry.

03:00 Let's discuss!

12:21 Urbanism in the land of the dead

20:00 Let's talk about music

23:42 Why does this movie make us cry?

34:50 Plot Twists?

43:25 What's the theme?