Watch List Weekly Recap 12/8/23

A new podcast conversation about one of the Watch List's very favorite movies and new reviews for two of 2023's finest.

Watch List Weekly Recap 12/8/23

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Ty Burr's Watchcast

Classics of the New Millennium: "Phantom Thread" (2017) with guest critic Hunter Harris

Ty Burr, Hunter Harris • Dec 6, 2023

This was a delight: A deep-dish discussion of one of my favorite films of all time with one of my favorite young critics. Hunter Harris has written for GQ, New York magazine’s Vulture, and the New York Times, but it’s her pop culture newsletter “Hung Up

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Good Movies 📽

What to Watch: "Poor Things" and "The Boy and the Heron"

Ty Burr • Dec 8, 2023

Two of the most visionary movies of the year open today, and when I say “visionary,” please understand that I’m understating the matter. There are films one values for their naturalism, the care with which they replicate the pace and feel and room tone of lived life. “

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