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.

Luca, or Lil' Fish in Love

27 days ago

We're closing out the year with Luca! We discuss nostalgia, fish love, and how we feel about representation.

02:16 Let's discuss!

05:00 Leisurely or dragging?

12:50 Side characters (This cat doesn't talk!)

16:55 They are most definitely in love

26:52 Can we ask for more?

33:35 What could explicit representation look like?

40:55 Josh loves trains