Flicks with the Film Snob Chris Dashiell

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Flicks features a weekly film review focused on new independent releases and old classics. Your host The Film Snob only talks about movies he loves – and hopes you’ll enjoy, too.

Chris Dashiell knows movies, and he knows what he likes. Listen every week as he highlights films old and new.


243 Pieces

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Ours is an age of migrants, those martyred by the legal fictions we call borders. Two recent films explore this persistent, troubling experience.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2023
  • Length: 03:31
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Frank Capra’s parable about goodness versus the tyranny of profit bombed on its original release, but then gradually gained classic status with lat...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2023
  • Length: 03:33
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Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s provocative 1985 novel satirizes the stressful chaos and insanity of American life.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 07:08
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A drama of a woman unjustly ostracized reveals deeper meanings, in a breakthrough work of Mexican cinema.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 02:26
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The painful struggles between parents and children are often a subject of drama, and no surprise, given the plentiful examples of this theme in hum...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2022
  • Length: 03:34
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It’s hard for me to believe that I’ve been doing this show for 17 years, and yet I haven’t talked about one of my favorite movies, The Big Sleep, u...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2022
  • Length: 03:25
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The cinematic world is abuzz with praise for the latest film from Korean director Park Chan-wook entitled Decision to Leave. Park is already well k...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2022
  • Length: 03:30
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The endlessly cyclical nature of life is depicted as four different stories in a sleepy Italian village.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2022
  • Length: 03:28
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Joanna Hogg continues her semi-autobiographical portrait of the artist, a young woman filmmaker in 1980s England exploring grief.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2022
  • Length: 03:25
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Javier Bardem shines in this dark satire about a glad-handing business owner threatened with scandal and controversy.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2022
  • Length: 03:35
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Tár is the name of a new film written and directed by Todd Field.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2022
  • Length: 03:26
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A primal conflict between love and revenge is the theme of Mauritz Stiller’s great saga of Sweden from 1919.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
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For many modern historians, the First World War, from 1914-18, has a special significance, as the point at which an older version of civilization f...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2022
  • Length: 03:33
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This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection. Like a myth or a folktale, the third feature film of Mosoto writer and director Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 03:33
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A witty English drama from John Schlesinger about an unusual triangle: a man and a woman both in love with the same man.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 03:09
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The true story of one of the women in Kosovo whose husbands went missing in the war, who decides to step outside the role conservative society expe...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 03:22
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The classic Harlem Renaissance novel by Ella Larsen about the American delusion of race is beautifully adapted by Rebecca Hall.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 03:31
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Claire Denis’ latest film explores one of her important themes: how desire in man-woman relationships is more complicated than we often assume.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 03:35
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Alfred Hitchcock made this appeal to join the fight against Hitler a year before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Now this film is valued for being one ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 05:48
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In the history of Indian film, there’s a dividing line between approximately the first forty years of the movie industry, and the release, in 1955,...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2022
  • Length: 03:33