Across the Movie Aisle

Across the Movie Aisle

Here's the elevator pitch: It's "Left, Right, and Center" meets "Siskel and Ebert." Three friends from different ideological perspectives discuss the movies and controversies (or nontroversies!) about them. Featuring bonus episodes for Bulwark+ members.

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How 'Poker Face' Recaptures that 70s Spirit

Listen now (36 min) | Plus: Scott Adams self-immolates.Open in app or onlineFeb 28How 'Poker Face' Recaptures that 70s SpiritPlus: Scott Adams self-immolates.Listen 36MSonny BunchOn this weeks episode, Sonny Bunch (The Bulwark), Alyssa Rosenberg (The Washington Post), and Peter Suderman (Reason) di

3 weeks ago

The Best Films of 2022

Kick off 2023 with a look back at the year that was.Open in app or onlineThe Best Films of 2022Kick off 2023 with a look back at the year that was.Sonny BunchJan 3SaveListenKick off 2023 by treating yourself to the best deal on Substack.Join nowSubscribe to the show on these podcast platforms:Apple

2 months ago

Is 'Glass Onion' a Satisfying Murder Mystery?

Plus: What were the biggest stories of the year.Open in app or onlineIs 'Glass Onion' a Satisfying Murder Mystery.Plus: What were the biggest stories of the year.Sonny BunchDec 27SaveListenSubscribe to the show on these podcast platforms:Apple Podcasts|Spotify|Stitcher|OthersBulwark+ members cancomm

2 months ago

Are Awards Season Movies Doomed at Theaters?

Plus: 'Emancipation' reviewed.Open in app or onlineAre Awards Season Movies Doomed at Theaters.Plus: 'Emancipation' reviewed.Sonny BunchDec 13SaveListenMake sure to sign up for B+ so you can hear our bonus episode on Friday on one of the best animated movies of the year, Guillermo del Toros Pinocchi

3 months ago

This Is The Greatest Movie of All Time

Plus, Steven Spielberg interrogates his life and his art in 'The Fabelmans.' Open in app or onlineThis Is The Greatest Movie of All TimePlus, Steven Spielberg interrogates his life and his art in 'The Fabelmans.'Sonny BunchDec 6SaveListenJeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 BruxellesSubscribe

3 months ago

Why We Said You Can Skip 'She Said'

Plus: Where does Junot Diaz go to get his reputation back.Open in app or onlineWhy We Said You Can Skip 'She Said'Plus: Where does Junot Diaz go to get his reputation back.Sonny BunchNov 29SaveListenYoure on the free list, which means youve yet to take advantage of our only.(I cant remember another

3 months ago

Why Did Bob (Iger) Push Out Bob (Chapek) at Disney?

Plus: 'The Banshees of Inisherin,' reviewed Open in app or onlineWhy Did Bob (Iger) Push Out Bob (Chapek) at Disney.Plus: 'The Banshees of Inisherin,' reviewedSonny BunchNov 22SaveListenMake sure to sign up for B+ so you have plenty to listen to on your drive to and from family feasts.Endless buffet

4 months ago

Should You See or Skip 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'?

Plus: Why can't Warners figure out how to use Harry Potter.Open in app or onlineShould You See or Skip 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'.Plus: Why can't Warners figure out how to use Harry Potter.Sonny BunchNov 15SaveListenIf you havent signed up for B+ yet, nows a great time.Theres a 20% off sale th

4 months ago

You Should Go See 'Tár.'

Plus: lol, Elon Open in app or onlineYou Should Go See 'Tr.'Plus: lol, ElonSonny BunchNov 8SaveListenOn this episode we talked a bit about Twitter and whats going to happen if it collapses.Frankly, I think your $8 a month is better spent signing up for B+ so you can listen to the bonus episodes of t

4 months ago

Is Hollywood in a Regressive Moment?

Plus: 'Ticket to Paradise,' reviewed.Open in app or onlineIs Hollywood in a Regressive Moment.Plus: 'Ticket to Paradise,' reviewed.Sonny BunchNov 1SaveListenIf youre seeing this, youre missing out on bonus episodes of Across the Movie Aisle.If youd like to give them a shot, you can probably listen t

4 months ago

Is 'Black Adam' a Must-See or a Must-Skip?

Plus: Why has Star Wars stagnated at movie theaters.Open in app or onlineIs 'Black Adam' a Must-See or a Must-Skip.Plus: Why has Star Wars stagnated at movie theaters.Sonny BunchOct 25ListenSaveIf you are seeing this you arent a paying member of B+; if youd like to hear what we have to say about the

4 months ago