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.


110 Pieces

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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
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Jacques Becker’s final film is an intensely focused drama about a seemingly impossible prison escape, based on real events.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:07
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A documentary tells of a couple’s struggle to create and maintain an organic farm that is totally in harmony with nature.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:19
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English director Joanna Hogg presents the pain of a young woman filmmaker’s destructive relationship with an addict in The Souvenir, while Pamela B...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 09:07
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In the early 1970s, at the peak of her powers and her success, Aretha Franklin decided that she wanted to make a gospel album, going back to the mu...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:35
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Elisabeth Moss dominates the screen as a crash-and-burn rock star in Alex Ross Perry’s latest provocative drama.

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 03:54
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Claire Denis, the French filmmaker, has established her international reputation over three decades as a director of art cinema: social dramas with...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:12
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George Segal plays an American corporal whose wheeling and dealing makes him a kind of king within the narrow world of a Japanese prisoner of war c...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:24
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Jia Zhanke is a Chinese writer and director whose films have garnered steady critical acclaim since the 90s. Years ago I reviewed his 2000 film Pla...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 04:24
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a Supreme Court Justice and an advocate for civil rights, especially the rights of women. She was the second woman ever appo...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:39
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Sweet Country is a tough, complex Australian film that provides a glimpse into the painful history of that nations’s brutal treatment of its origin...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
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In the film Leave No Trace, a father and his teenage daughter are living in the woods—we see them foraging for food, mending tarps and other equipm...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 04:12
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Pablo Trapero is one of the four or five most highly acclaimed Argentine film directors. His first film, Crane World, released in 1999, put him on ...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 03:45