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Author: Earwolf, Paul Scheer & Amy Nicholson

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Paul Scheer is a lifelong movie buff, but he's never seen many of the all time greats. On Unspooled, his team-up with film critic Amy Nicholson, he's remedying that by watching the AFI's top 100 movies of all time, to find out what makes classics like Citizen Kane and Taxi Driver so special. Paul & Amy will dissect iconic scenes, talk to artists and industry experts, and discover just how these films got made.

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Cheng Zhang-Stoddard

I'd be very grateful if the show didn't have to start with 2 entire minutes of sheer advertisements.

Feb 28th
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Martin Riggs

10 of thousands crap podcasts, this is one of them.

Feb 26th
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Jill Lloyd Flanagan

Amy is great! followed her here from The Canon. I think her and Paul play off each other well. I'm excited about them covering newer films bc sometimes I'm not as interested in a lot of the classics they cover

Jan 31st
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Timothy J. Byrd

I can't believe great cinephiles as yourselves hadn't seen the film...

Dec 31st
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Jessica Fisher

I think there is so much that could be done with the topic/aim of this podcast. But when I listen to these two, I am underwhelmed. They also don't seem to understand the historical context, including not knowing the year of the stock market crash of 1929 before watching Citizen Kane. I expect more from them, I guess. Also, they spend a lot of time discussing the techniques used in the films and less about the scenes, the overall impact of the film.

Dec 19th
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Ari Christine

Jessica Fisher yes, yes, yes! totally agree.

Jan 30th
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Ari Christine

Paul is straightforward and firm.. unlike his Co-host. good podcast ...

Dec 14th
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Ari Christine

irony ! irony !

Dec 3rd
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Idont Likeripoffs

uhhh why so racist? watching american movies while complaining about white people?

Oct 14th
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Billy Toffingham

"What do you think is in the warehouse at the end of Raiders Of The Lost Ark" ......presumably Rosebud ...

Oct 13th
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Maria Romero Rojo

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Oct 12th
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Maria Romero Rojo

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Oct 12th
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Secret lover

cc tormented by torn a do's

Oct 11th
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Sharon Burnette Kern

Jimmy Swaggart

Oct 6th
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Sharon Burnette Kern

Inspirationating quotes and music

Oct 6th
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