The Most Important, Dangerous, Thrilling Year in Film (with Eileen Jones)


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If the year in film went the way film critics said it was, Joker would have caused an incel uprising and Little Women would have solved misogyny. This was a year that hyperbole and Think Pieces took over film criticism, with every film being touted as the Most Important Ever or the Best Ever or You Will Definitely Die If You See This in the Theater. Jacobin film critic and co-host of the podcast Filmsuck Eileen Jones joins Jessa Crispin to discuss the year that was in film, the year that definitely wasn't, and why we are both firmly Against Meryl Streep.

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