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The podcast that only reviews TV shows that lasted one season or less! Every week, your hosts William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold will guide you through the strangest missteps in television, and decide once and for all if these TV series were... canceled too soon!

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    • Jan 19, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    The Iron List #25 | The Best Movies Based on TV Shows!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 165:02

    Every month on THE IRON LIST, the Patrons of the Critically Acclaimed Network get to pick a topic for a giant-sized episode! This month it's THE BEST MOVIES BASED ON TV SHOWS, an over 2 1/2-hour podcast dedicated to William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold's favorite films that adapt, follow or provide valuable backstory to TV series! Comedies based on classic sitcoms, action movies based on beloved adventure shows, and also some weird ones in there just to keep you on your toes! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #106 | Scream (2022), Hotel Transylvania 4: Transformania, Belle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 90:15

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the blockbuster slasher "requel" SCREAM, the animated family comedy sequel HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 4: TRANSFORMANIA, and the latest anime from acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda, BELLE! Scream - 3:50  Hotel Transylvania 4: Transformania - 43:12  Belle - 1:03:46  Review Round-Up - 1:23:43   Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #106 | What is the Future of Film Criticism?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 71:25

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who ask about what the future film film criticism will look like, outdated cultural references, movies they used to champion (and have since turned on), their favorite workplace comedies and more! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #25 | The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 66:14

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney take a trip to the mild, mild west with THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG on DISNEY PLUS! It's a cult classic comedy western starring the original Incredible Hulk himself, Bill Bixby, and the comedic duo of Don Knotts and Tim Conway! There's gold in them thar hills! Whether or not there's any comedy remains to be seen.  Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #105 | Betty White, Bob Saget, Sidney Poitier, Peter Bogdanovich, The 355, The Tender Bar, See For Me, Petite Maman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 91:33

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold say goodbye to an astonishing group of entertainers, including comedians Betty White and Bob Saget, iconic actor/director Sidney Poitier, and celebrated filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich. They also review the new all-star spy thriller THE 355, George Clooney's latest drama THE TENDER BAR, the high-concept thriller SEE FOR ME, and Celine Sciamma's slice-of-life drama PETITE MAMAN! Betty White - 2:35  Bob Saget - 9:28  Sidney Poitier - 16:35  Peter Bogdanovich - 35:11  The 355 - 47:00  The Tender Bar - 1:00:54  See For Me - 1:09:03  Petite Maman - 1:14:29  Review Round-Up - 1:25:31  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #24 | Maniac Cop (1988)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 63:48

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney return to the maniacal world of William Lustig with MANIAC COP, a surprisingly awesome genre mash-up starring Bruce Campbell, Tom Atkins, Richard Roundtree and Robert Z'Dar!  Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #105 | Did CGI Break The Oscars?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 79:35

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who ask about their New Year's resolutions, the vitally important (but all-too-rarely discussed) art of editing, films our hosts really hope get made someday, how it feels to go against the critical consensus about a film, and whether the abundance of CGI in fields like Cinematography and Production Design has broken the Oscar category system! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #104 | The Best Films of 2021!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 172:01

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold present their picks for THE BEST FILMS OF 2021, from serious Oscar contenders like THE POWER OF THE DOG and TICK TICK BOOM!, to obscure indies like THE AMUSEMENT PARK and MY SALINGER YEAR, to genre flicks like WEREWOLVES WITHIN and a certain superhero movie everyone seems to have loved! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #103 | The Matrix Resurrections, Don't Look Up, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Cyrano, Memoria

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 122:15

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review Lana Wachowski's sci-fi reboot THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS, Adam McKay's apocalyptic comedy DON'T LOOK UP, Joel Coen's first solo film THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Joe Wright's musical romance CYRANO, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul's MEMORIA! The Matrix Resurrections - 12:04  Don't Look Up - 43:22  The Tragedy of Macbeth - 1:09:28  Cyrano - 1:26:17  Memoria - 1:41:05  Review Round-Up - 1:52:02   Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #104 | Christmaspalooza!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 77:39

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who sent them Christmas cards (stick around at the end, we got a few more at the last minute!), and give book recommendations for film lovers, compare WEST SIDE STORY on stage and screen, TV shows they were surprised weren't canceled, and much more! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #102 | Spider-Man: No Way Home, The Lost Daughter, The Novice, Swan Song, Nightmare Alley, Drive My Car

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 129:31

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME, Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut THE LOST DAUGHTER, Lauren Hadaway's directorial debut THE NOVICE, the sci-fi tragedy SWAN SONG, Guillermo Del Toro's film noir remake NIGHTMARE ALLEY, and Ryûsuke Hamaguchi's award-winning DRIVE MY CAR! The Lost Daughter - 8:16  The Novice - 22:50  Swan Song - 30:58  Nightmare Alley - 42:32  Drive My Car - 53:28  Spider-Man: No Way Home (mild spoilers) - 1:14:44  Spider-Man: No Way Home (full spoilers) - 1:29:08  Review Round-Up - 2:00:50       Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #23 | Damn Yankees! (1958)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 58:08

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney pit their souls against the classic 1958 musical DAMN YANKEES!, starring Tab Hunter, Ray Walston and one of the greatest dancers who ever lived, Gwen Verdon! Is it damn good, or just damnable? Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #103 | Our Favorite Classic Rom-Coms!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 72:03

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to take us to task for our review of THE POWER OF THE DOG, ask why we equate a movie's success with its box office performance, wonder why so many superhero movies look the same, want to know our hosts' favorite road movies and classic rom-coms and a lot more! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #101 | West Side Story, Being The Ricardos, Red Rocket

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 83:22

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review Steven Spielberg's epic musical WEST SIDE STORY, Aaron Sorkin's I LOVE LUCY biopic BEING THE RICARDOS, and Sean Baker's latest drama RED ROCKET! West Side Story - 7:42  Being the Ricardos - 33:55  Red Rocket - 1:02:11  Review Round-Up - 1:12:11       Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #22 | Good Burger (1997)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 60:41

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney return to the early heyday of Nickelodeon, with their second, cult classic motion picture GOOD BURGER! Starring Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell and Abe Vigoda, it's a timeless tale of a small time burger joint competing with a corporate chain across the street. And by "timeless" with mean "INCREDIBLY TRAPPED IN THE 1990s!" Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #102 | What is Schlock?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 69:33

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about why critics screeners are sometimes a serious problem, the trouble with watching movies and wondering what other people think, the definition of "schlock," the definition of "mumblecore," the best baseball movies and more! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #100 | The Power of the Dog, Benedetta, The Hand of God, Torn, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Flee, Wolf

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 80:49

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review James Campion's new western THE POWER OF THE DOG, Paul Verhoeven's controversial queer nun story BENEDETTA, Paolo Sorrentino's latest THE HAND OF GOD, the mountain climbing documentary TORN, the animated kids film DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, the animated documentary FLEE, and the Irish/Polish drama WOLF! The Power of the Dog - 4:15  Benedetta - 18:48  The Hand of God - 36:54  Torn - 47:04  Diary of a Wimpy Kid - 53:50  Flee - 1:00:08  Wolf - 1:08:12  Review Round-Up - 1:13:22     Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #21 | Key Largo (1948)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 53:10

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney explore the last of four classic films that starred legendary screen icons Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart! John Huston's KEY LARGO tells the story of a group of hostages trapped in a hurricane by a deadly mobster, played by the equally legendary Edward G. Robinson! Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Iron List #24 | The Best Films of 1971!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 138:39

    Every month on THE IRON LIST, the Patrons of the Critically Acclaimed Network get to pick a topic for a giant-sized episode! This month it's THE BEST FILMS OF 1971, an over two-hour podcast dedicated to William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold's favorite films that came out fifty years ago, complete with beloved classics, weird cult films and more! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #99 | Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, Tick Tick Boom!, Licorice Pizza, Bruised, House of Gucci, A Castle for Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 126:49

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold say goodbye to the late film critic James Rocchi, and review the new releases RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY, the Jonathan Larson biographical musical TICK TICK... BOOM!, the new Paul Thomas Anderson movie LICORICE PIZZA, Halle Berry's directorial debut BRUISED, Ridley Scott's all-star drama HOUSE OF GUCCI, and the Netflix rom-com A CASTLE FOR CHRISTMAS! Remembering James Rocchi - 2:00  Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City - 13:26  Tick Tick... Boom! - 48:05  Licorice Pizza - 1:13:23  Bruised - 1:23:14  House of Gucci - 1:30:56  A Castle for Christmas - 1:39:37  Review Round-Up - 1:56:10   Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #101 | Do Great Horror Movies HAVE to Be Scary?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 72:46

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about whether horror movies have to actually be scary in order to be good, how GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE and HALLOWEEN KILLS pander to their fanbases, a defense of STAR TREK PRODIGY, and why critics scores and audience scores are so different on Rotten Tomatoes! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #98 | Ghostbusters: Afterlife, King Richard, The Feast, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 92:48

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the Jason Reitman's nostalgia fest GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE, Will Smith in the sports biopic KING RICHARD, the Welsh horror thriller THE FEAST, the Romanian satire BAD LUCK BANGING OR LOONY PORN, and the Netflix heist rom-com THE PRINCESS SWITCH 3: ROMANCING THE STAR! Ghostbusters: Afterlife - 3:07 King Richard - 40:43 The Feast - 55:14 Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn - 1:04:04 The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star - 1:11:47 Review Round-Up - 1:24:12  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #100 | When Did Star Trek Turn Into Star Wars?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 75:43

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about why STAR TREK: PRODIGY plays so much like STAR WARS, whether there's any truth to the idea that filmmakers end their careers with their worst movies, schlock horror classics you can find on streaming, why kids media talks down to kids so much, and more! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #20 | Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 61:21

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney explore the last movie from iconic filmmaker Sidney Lumet, who also directed the classics 12 ANGRY MEN, SERPICO, NETWORK and DOG DAY AFTERNOON. Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei and Albert Finney star in BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD, and it may very well be one of the best neo-noirs ever! Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #97 | Red Notice, Belfast, Passing, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Home Sweet Home Alone

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 96:37

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the Dwayne Johnson/Gal Gadot/Ryan Reynolds crime caper RED NOTICE, Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical BELFAST, Rebecca Hall's directorial debut PASSING, the giant CGI puppy movie CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG, and Disney's first crack at a beloved Fox IP... HOME SWEET HOME ALONE. Red Notice - 7:07  Belfast - 31:33  Passing - 40:44  Clifford the Big Red Dog - 49:08  Home Sweet Home Alone - 1:04:27  Review Round-Up - 1:27:10  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #99 | Do Star Trek Movies Have Too Much Action in Them?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 63:39

    Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about whether the STAR TREK movies have too much action in them, which biopics left out super important information, whether film critics are stuck in a "bubble," and why you shouldn't worry about "catching up" on all the best movies ever made! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Canceled Too Soon #223 | Damien (2016)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 56:08

    Two decades after they tried to turn THE OMEN into an X-FILES knockoff, Lifetime and A&E tried to make it something else. Something vague. Something canceled. But was DAMIEN, starring Barbara Hershey (and others) CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold uncover the secret story of how the antichrist was awkwardly stalked for a little while as SCARYTOBER - or rather, SCARYVEMBER - concludes! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #96 | Eternals, Spencer, Finch, The Harder They Fall, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 92:35

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review Marvel's ETERNALS (Chloe Zhao's follow-up to the Best Picture winner NOMADLAND), the Pablo Larrain's Princess Diana biopic SPENCER (starring Kristen Stewart), the Tom Hanks post-apocalyptic dog story with a robot in it FINCH, the all-star badass western action spectacular THE HARDER THEY FALL, and the Benedict Cumberbatch cat painter biopic THE ELECTRIC LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN! Eternals - 1:47  Spencer - 33:28. Finch - 45:49  The Harder They Fall - 54:56  The Electrical Life of Louis Wain - 1:10:40  Review Round-Up - 1:18:29 Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #19 | Police Story (1985)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 44:04

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney revisit a film that's often called one of the best action movies ever made: Jackie Chan's POLICE STORY, starring Jackie Chan and Maggie Cheung, and featuring some of the most incredible and death-defying stunts in movie history! Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #98 | Are There Any GOOD Faithful Adaptations...?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 69:48

    It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters! This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION (hurray!), whether there are any great films that faithfully adapt a novel, if you need to know a lot about Shakespeare to enjoy a Shakespeare movie, and much, much more! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #95 | Last Night in Soho, Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin, Army of Thieves, Labyrinth of Cinema, Coyote Creek Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 94:47

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review Edgar Wright's time-tripping horror thriller LAST NIGHT IN SOHO, the final film from HAUSU director Nobuhiku Obayashi LABYRINTH OF CINEMA, the horror reboot PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: NEXT OF KIN, the horror heist movie prequel ARMY OF THIEVES, and the surprisingly coyote-free Christmas rom-com COYOTE CREEK CHRISTMAS! Last Night in Soho - 5:16  Labyrinth of CInema - 29:22  Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin - 43:43. Army of Thieves - 1:03:16  Coyote Creek Christmas - 1:19:22  Review Round-Up - 1:29:34  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #18 - Hercules (1997)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 80:16

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney put the sad in gladiator when they look back at Disney's 1997 animated hit HERCULES, which has a large following but miiiiiight not be as good as its reputation suggests! Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #97 - Does Plot REALLY Matter?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 70:32

    It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters! This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to talk about movies they loved as kids which had small roles from future stars! They're also talking about Lovecraftian gods, their favorite moviegoing experiences, two AMAZING sequels to PROM NIGHT, how to recommend movies to your friends, and why plot isn't nearly as important as people think it is! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #194 - Dune, Halloween Kills, The French Dispatch, The Last Duel, Bergman Island, Boyfriends of Christmas Past

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 120:37

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review Denis Villeneuve's long-awaited sci-fi epic DUNE, the slasher sequel HALLOWEEN KILLS, Wes Anderson's ode to old-fashioned magazines THE FRENCH DISPATCH, Ridley Scott's medieval Rashomon riff THE LAST DUEL, Mia Hansen-Løve's indie relationship drama BERGMAN ISLAND, and Hallmark's supernatural rom-com BOYFRIENDS OF CHRISTMAS PAST! Dune - 2:50 Halloween Kills - 39:04 The French Dispatch - 56:15 The Last Duel - 1:12:29 Bergman Island - 1:20:58 Boyfriends of Christmas Past - 1:31:51 Round-Up - 1:49:18 Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Canceled Too Soon #222 | The Omen (1995)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 45:21

    If you loved THE OMEN, you probably won't like THE OMEN! The Oscar-winning horror movie about the antichrist got transformed into a failed TV pilot about a demon that jumps from body to body and tries to ruin a St. Patrick's Day parade by unleashing a flesh-eating virus! It's got a great cast - including William Sadler, Brett Cullen and Norman Lloyd - and a cult hit director (Jack Sholder, THE HIDDEN) - so maybe THE OMEN really was... CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out, as SCARYTOBER continues! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Iron List #23 | The Best Horror Comedies Ever

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 145:23

    Every month on THE IRON LIST, the Patrons of the Critically Acclaimed Network get to pick a topic for a giant-sized episode! This month it's THE BEST HORROR COMEDIES EVER, a nearly 2 1/2 hour podcast dedicated to one of William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold's favorite genres, full of wild recommendations fans have never heard of, in addition to some classics you know and love! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Canceled Too Soon #221 - Dark Intruder (aka The Black Cloak)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 39:44

    Alfred Hitchcock's production company made a supernatural detective TV series starring Leslie Nielsen in a Lovecraftian mystery that plays a lot like the movie MALIGNANT?! Oh, we gotta find out if that was CANCELED TOO SOON. William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold explore the failed television pilot DARK INTRUDER, aka THE BLACK CLOAK, for this year's SCARYTOBER!  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Reclaimed #17 | What's Up, Doc? (1972)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 57:15

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED - formerly THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB - where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney fall face first into Peter Bogdanovich's screwball comedy classic WHAT'S UP, DOC? starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal and Madeline Kahn, and decide whether time has been kind to this wacky blockbuster! Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon! Support the show: https://www.patreon.com//criticallyacclaimednetwork See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    We've Got Mail #96 | What Are Our Favorite TV Episodes...?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 61:23

    It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters! This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to know about their favorite individual episodes of television, share their thoughts about the SOPRANOS prequel as bigger fans of the show, reveal how their demonology studies are going, wonder why critics spend more time on some movies than others, and much more! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Critically Acclaimed #193 | No Time to Die, Muppets Haunted Mansion, Lamb, Mass, The Rescue, Justin Bieber: Our World. V/H/S/94, The Manor, There's Someone Inside Your House, South of Heaven

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 102:14

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the long-delayed blockbuster NO TIME TO DIE, the latest Disney TV movie MUPPETS HAUNTED MANSION, the Icelandic fairy tale LAMB, the intense new drama MASS, the eye-popping documentary THE RESCUE, the concert documentary JUSTIN BIEBER: OUR WORLD, the found footage anthology V/H/S/94, the Blumhouse film THE MANOR, the Netflix slasher THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE, and the crime comedy SOUTH OF HEAVEN! No Time to Die - 1:46  Muppets Haunted Mansion - 22:22  Lamb - 37:30  Mass - 43:58  The Rescue - 49:41  Justin Bieber: Our World - 56:54  V/H/S/94 - 10:02:45 The Manor - 1:18:01  There's Someone Inside Your House - 1:23:30  South of Heaven - 1:30:13  Review Round-Up - 1:35:00   Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Canceled Too Soon #220 | Debris (2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 68:04

    Jonathan Tucker and Riann Steele are secret agents uncovering U.F.O. debris with unimaginable powers in DEBRIS, a TV series that's... really depressing? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold unearth this high concept, low-energy execution sci-fi television series from the creator of ALMOST HUMAN. Were the mysteries of DEBRIS worth exploring? Was it really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

    Critically Reclaimed #16 | The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein (1973)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 47:30

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED - formerly THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB - where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney delve into the weird, wild world of KINO CULT, and dig up Jess Franco's THE EROTIC RITES OF FRANKENSTEIN! The word "erotic" should probably be in air quotes, but at least there's a bright silver Frankenstein monster and a weird bird lady with razor claws! Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork! You also get exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    We've Got Mail #95 | What Was the First TV Show You Binged?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 66:43

    It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters! This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who want to know just how important a movie's title really is, share their favorite underrated Hitchcock movies, ask about the first TV shows we ever binged, and discuss female directors in the 20th century and the importance of disability representation in the media! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Critically Acclaimed #192 | Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Titane, The Addams Family 2, The Many Saints of Newark, I'm Your Man, No One Gets Out Alive, Black As Night

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 98:20

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the brain-eating polyqueer superhero romance VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE, the surreal car sex killer drama TITANE, the animated sequel THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2, the live-action SOPRANOS prequel THE MANY SAINTS OF NEWARK, the robot Dan Stevens sci-fi film I'M YOUR MAN, the Netflix haunted house film NO ONE GETS OUT A LIVE, and the Amazon New Orleans vampire teen film BLACK AS NIGHT! Venom: Let There Be Carnage - 1:30  Titane - 21:02  The Addams Family 2 - 34:03  The Many Saints of Newark.- 48:04  I'm Your Man - 1:04:02  No One Gets Out Alive - 1:13:57  Black As Night - 1:21:27  Review Round-Up - 1:30:40  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Critically Reclaimed #15 | Silent Shakespeare (with B Peterson!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 65:48

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED - formerly THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB - where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney and special guest B Peterson from OLL OBOUT OVID dig up a BFI documentary called SILENT SHAKESPEARE, featuring clips from the earliest Shakespearean motion pictures in history! What do these films have to teach us about filmmaking, and Shakespeare, today? Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork! You also get exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    The Iron List #22 | The Best Alfred Hitchcock Movies!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 116:18

    Every month on THE IRON LIST, the Patrons of the Critically Acclaimed Network get to pick a topic for a giant-sized episode! This month it's THE BEST ALFRED HITCHCOCK MOVIES, an entire two-hour podcast dedicated to William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold's favorite films by one of the most acclaimed and prolific filmmakers in history! And somehow only two films that show up on both of our critics' top ten lists... can you guess which two? Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Critically Acclaimed #191 | Dear Evan Hansen, My Little Pony: A New Generation, Sankofa, Surge

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 89:56

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the animated reboot MY LITTLE PONY: A NEW GENERATION, the re-released classic SANKOFA, and the Ben Whishaw breakdown movie SURGE! Dear Evan Hansen - 4:15  My Little Pony: A New Generation - 32:38  Sankofa - 1:04:24  Surge - 1:12:59  Review Round-Up - 1:20:31  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Critically Reclaimed #14 | Dances With Wolves (1990)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 62:15

    Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED - formerly THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB - where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners! This week on CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney present Kevin Costner's western epic DANCES WITH WOLVES, a controversial film with a complicated legacy, which may now be best known as the film that (somehow) beat GOODFELLAS for Best Picture. Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork! You also get exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    We've Got Mail #94 | Is Fozzie Bear a Bad Comedian or a Comic Genius?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 61:16

    It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters! This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners who have advice on how to avoid movie-watching burnout, corrections about ancient Roman music and RAMBO III, questions about bad movies with great music, and the thought-provoking thought experiment that asks, once and for all, whether Fozzie Bear is a terrible comedian... or a brilliant one. Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Critically Acclaimed #190 | The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Cry Macho, Nightbooks, Lady of the Manor

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 59:03

    This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the biopic THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield, Clint Eastwood's new neo-western CRY MACHO, the Netflix kids horror movie NIGHTBOOKS, and the Melanie Lynskey and Judy Greer supernatural comedy LADY OF THE MANOR! The Eyes of Tammy Faye - 2:54  Cry Macho - 21:38  Nightbooks - 34:55  Lady of the Manor - 43:56  Review Round-Up - 51:00  Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes! And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

    Canceled Too Soon #219 | Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 73:39

    Move over, Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie! It's time for Russell Hornsby and Arielle Kebbel to do some bone collecting! The latest adaptation of Jeffrey Deaver's hit novel THE BONE COLLECTOR, previously turned into a serial killer thriller starring Washington and Jolie in the 1990s, is an NBC series stretched into a weekly procedural.  But the real mystery is, was LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR actually... CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out as SUDDENLY LAST SEASON continues! Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise!  And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap! Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!  And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

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