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Cinema Clash Podcasters talk Darkest Hour, The Shape of Water, Wonder Wheel, and the DC Film Critics Awards

Got an hour or so to kill? Like to listen to podcasts? If so, check out this super-sized edition of the Cinema Clash podcast with Charlie and Hannah (me) and special guest Christian Hamaker as we spar over: Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, Sally Hawkins as a mute cleaning lady who falls in love with a fish man in Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, Woody Allen’s mediocre Coney Island period drama Wonder Wheel; Plus, the winners, losers, shocks, surprises, disappointments and debate surrounding the Washington, DC Area Film Critics Awards. [Note: You can also subscribe to the Cinema Clash on iTunes so you never miss an episode.]

Mainstream Chick’s Middleburg Film Festival Download

Featuring quickie reviews of: Breathe; Darkest Hour; Call Me By Your Name; Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool; Mudbound; Hostiles; Last Flag Flying; Lady Bird; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; I, Tonya; Faces, Places; The Square; Novitiate

For the second year in a row, I ventured out to bucolic Middleburg, Virginia (about an hour’s drive from DC) for the Middleburg Film Festival, a mid-October opportunity for a little bit of schmoozing and partying, and a whole lot of movie-watching. I’m a bit late with my recap, but hey, it took a while to wrap my head around the whole experience: Ten movies, across three venues, in 72 hours. A Mainstream Chick record!