Joe DeCeault

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  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Station-Based

Recent Pieces from Joe DeCeault

Caption: 'West Side Story' (2021) / 'Red Rocket'

Filmspotting 851 (12/03/21): West Side Story (2021) / Red Rocket (54:00)
From: WBEZ

When it was announced that Steven Spielberg was mounting a new film adaptation of the classic Broadway musical "West Side Story," it was entirely reasonable to ask, “Why?” ...
Caption: 'House of Gucci' / 'tick, tick... BOOM!' / 'Spencer'

Filmspotting 850 (11/26/21): House of Gucci / tick, tick... BOOM! / Spencer / Golden Brick Nominees (54:00)
From: WBEZ

'Tis the season for awards-bait movies based on real lives, so for this week's holiday review roundup, Adam and Josh discuss Ridley Scott's true-crime drama "House of Gucci" ...
Caption: Top 5 Movie Meals

Filmspotting REVISITED (11/19/21): Top 5 Movie Meals (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Inspired by the visually striking - and slyly funny - new documentary "The Truffle Hunters," Adam and Josh consider the greatest meals they've ever seen on screen.
Caption: 'Passing' / 'Bright Star'

Filmspotting 849 (11/12/21): Passing / Eternals / Bright Star (Campion #7) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

For her debut as a director, actor Rebecca Hall takes Nella Larsen’s 1929 novella about race and identity and turns it into a meditation on the many ways that people “pass” ...
Caption: Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith in 'Last Night in Soho'

Filmspotting 848 (11/05/21): Last Night in Soho / In the Cut (Campion #6) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Edgar Wright's latest, "Last Night in Soho," is another opportunity for the director of "Baby Driver" and "Shaun of the Dead" to bring his visual panache, comic verve, and ...
Caption: Bill Murray, Wallace Wolodarsky, and Jeffrey Wright in 'The French Dispatch'

Filmspotting 847 (10/29/21): The French Dispatch / Rushmore (Sacred Cow Review) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Welcome to the Wes Anderson deep end. Adam and Josh sit down to discuss Anderson's latest, "The French Dispatch," the densest, most intricate, and maybe most melancholy of ...
Caption: 'Dune' (2021) / 'Holy Smoke'

Filmspotting 846 (10/22/21): Dune (2021) / Holy Smoke (Jane Campion #5) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

The worst kept secret about Denis Villeneuve's "Dune" is that it's only half a movie. Or half a story, anyway. Villeneuve split Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel in two, ...
Caption: No Time To Die / The Portrait of a Lady

Filmspotting 845 (10/15/21): No Time To Die / Lamb / The Portrait of a Lady (Campion #4) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

In five films over 15 years, Daniel Craig has established himself as the pre-eminent Bond. But will he also prove to be the final 007? The 60-year-old franchise has its work ...
Caption: Jane Campion's 'The Piano' (1993)

Filmspotting 844 (10/08/21): The Piano (Campion #3) / Chicago Int'l Film Festival Preview (54:00)
From: WBEZ

“I hear what you’re saying, but you’re completely wrong.” Adam has employed his favorite catchphrase many times over the years, but never on himself. On this week’s show, as ...
Caption: 'Titane' / 'An Angel At My Table'

Filmspotting 843 (10/01/21): Titane / An Angel at My Table (Campion #2) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Director Julia Ducournau wants to shake her audience to the core. And she more or less accomplished that feat -- for Josh anyway -- with her 2016 debut “Raw.” Her latest, ...