Joe DeCeault

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Station-Based

Recent Pieces from Joe DeCeault

Caption: 'In The Heights' / 'Car Wash' (7 From ’76)

Filmspotting 829 (06/11/21): In The Heights / Car Wash (7 From ’76) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

When reviews started trickling in for "In the Heights" earlier this year, anticipation for the already much-hyped adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical ...
Caption: 'Undine' / 'Harlan County U.S.A. '(7 From ’76)

Filmspotting 828 (06/04/21): Undine / Harlan County U.S.A. (7 From ’76) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Director Christian Petzold (“Phoenix,” “Transit”) returns with "Undine," a romance haunted by German history and politics -- and loosely inspired by a European fairy tale. ...
Caption: 'A Quiet Place Part II' / Top 5 Quiet Scenes

Filmspotting 827 (05/28/21): A Quiet Place Part II / Top 5 Quiet Scenes (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Back in 2018, John Krasinksi’s “A Quiet Place” was a novelty: the rare box office hit that didn’t belong to an existing franchise or property. Fast forward to 2021 and “A ...
Caption: Summer Movie Preview

Filmspotting 826 (05/21/21): Summer Movie Preview / Shiva Baby (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Yes, this summer promises pleasures like the return of the MCU, a new Lin-Manuel Miranda musical, and Dev Patel in David Lowery’s “The Green Knight”; but, in their SUMMER ...
Caption: The Underground Railroad / White Heat (’40s Noir #6)

Filmspotting 825 (05/14/21): The Underground Railroad / White Heat (’40s Noir #6) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Historically set but featuring elements of magical realism, Barry Jenkins's adaptation of Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad" is not quite what it first appears to ...
Caption: Top 5 '70s Movie Moms

Filmspotting 824 (05/07/21): Top 5 ’70s Movie Moms / Wrath of Man / News From Home (7 From ’76) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Sandwiched between the '60s sexual revolution and the reactionary conservatism of the '80s, the '70s was an anxious decade, and as that anxiety played out on movie screens, ...
Caption: 'The Lady From Shanghai' (’40s Noir #5) / 'Together Together'

Filmspotting 823 (04/30/21): Together Together / Oscars Reax / The Lady From Shanghai (’40s Noir #5) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

It's a pair of uneasy couples on this week's show: first up, comedian Patti Harrison as a 20-something surrogate mom to Ed Helms's single 40-something dad in Nikole ...
Caption: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom / Mank

Filmspotting REVISIT (04/23/21): Mank / Ma Rainey's Black Bottom / Sound of Metal (54:00)
From: WBEZ

With the Academy Awards taking place this weekend, we revisit reviews of three films vying for the gold statue. David Fincher's big-screen exploration of Hollywood's "Golden ...
Caption: Oscar Special

Filmspotting 822 (04/16/21): Oscars Special (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Will Oscar night 2021 see Chloé Zhao crowned Best Director for "Nomadland"? Does anyone have a chance against the late Chadwick Boseman for Best Actor? And what about the ...
Caption: Rocky (7 From ’76) / Detour (’40s Noir #4)

Filmspotting 821 (04/09/21): Rocky (7 From ’76) / Detour (’40s Noir #4) (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Whatever backlash "Rocky" has received over the years for beating out the likes of "Taxi Driver," "All The President's Men" and "Network" for the 1977 Best Picture Oscar, it ...