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.


122 Pieces

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In his latest and most personal film, Pedro Almodóvar contemplates aging, regret, the need to make films, and life as a gay man in Spain.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:07
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Edward Norton is the director and lead actor of this entertaining detective mystery set in 1950s Brooklyn, a story that features political corrupti...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
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Bong Joon Ho’s fiendishly clever new film takes aim at the issue of class, reflected in a tale of a family of criminals invading the home of a weal...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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The Irishman is the latest film from the now legendary director Martin Scorsese. It reunites him with his favorite actor Robert De Niro, and Joe Pe...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:58
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In early 2003, when the George W. Bush administration was pushing for an invasion of Iraq, with the support of Britain’s government, headed by Tony...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:48
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The end of the world! Or, in what amounts to the same thing, at least for us, the end of the human race! Prior to the creation of the atomic bomb, ...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 04:44
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Vince Gilligan is a producer, writer and director, working primarily in television. He’s the creator of Breaking Bad, a series that ran for five se...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Werner Herzog’s 1972 masterwork attacks the colonial mindset through the story of an insane Spanish conquistador searching for a lost city of gold ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 03:24
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Renée Zellweger gives a stunning performance as Judy Garland in the last year of her life, performing in London while suffering from the drug addic...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Two documentaries about independent journalism: the first chronicles the life and career of the maverick opinion columnist Molly Ivins; the second ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:56
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A young man with Down Syndrome resists society’s patronizing approach to his life and possibilities, by escaping from a nursing home and going on a...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:20
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This stylish 1981 cult favorite from Jean-Jacques Beineix tells of a young man’s obsession with an opera singer, and his accidental involvement in ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:02
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Olivier Assayas portrays the complex and somewhat devious relationships of a group of Parisian literary types, in a film that poses questions about...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 04:38
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There’s a new documentary film about a popular singer who was born and raised in my current home town of Tucson, Arizona: Linda Ronstadt. The movie...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 04:42
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Jim Jarmusch still seems, at least to me, like the daring young innovator of independent film, even though he’s been writing and directing movies f...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:35
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In 1913 Budapest, a young woman searches relentlessly for the secrets of her own family, in a film that dramatizes a premonition of the old Europea...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:31
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Most of us spend close to half of our waking adult lives at work, but I would venture to guess that less than five percent of narrative films take ...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 03:56
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A young black man yearns to reclaim the old San Francisco house that he grew up in, but which his father lost, in this film about home, friendship,...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 03:39
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Ari Aster’s latest horror film depicts a group of young Americans encountering a strange pagan community in Sweden.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 04:26
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On this show I want to cover two films about people trying to do something no one else has done; both of them played in theaters during the past ye...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 04:26