Joe DeCeault

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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Station-Based

Recent Pieces from Joe DeCeault

Caption: Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman in Stanley Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut' (1999)

Filmspotting 744 (09/13/19): Eyes Wide Shut at 20 / Top 5 Kubrick Scenes (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Back in 1999, it was hard to watch "Eyes Wide Shut" without thinking about Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman as a real-life married couple participating in some sadistic form of ...
Caption: Bill Skarsgård in 'It Chapter Two'

Filmspotting 743 (09/06/19): It Chapter Two / Fall Movie Preview (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Adam and Josh left 2017's blockbuster "It" at least mildly curious for more, but is the new film's nearly three-hour running time and the addition of A-listers like Jessica ...
Caption: John Cusack in 'Being John Malkovich' (1999)

Filmspotting 742 (08/30/19): Being John Malkovich at 20 / Dietrich-Von Sternberg #4 - The Scarlet... (54:00)
From: WBEZ

In 1999, "Being John Malkovich" marked the auspicious debut of two geniuses: screenwriter Charlie Kaufman ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Synecdoche, NY") and ...
Caption: Cate Blanchett and Emma Nelson in 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'

Filmspotting 741 (08/23/19): Where'd You Go Bernadette / Dietrich-Von Sternberg #3 - Shanghai Exp... (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Richard Linklater brings his trademark emotional complexity to the adaptation of a bestselling comic novel. Initial critical response to Richard Linklater's "Where'd You Go, ...
Caption: Aisling Franciosi in Jennifer Kent's 'The Nightingale'

Filmspotting 740 (08/16/19): The Nightingale / Dietrich-Von Sternberg #2 - Morocco (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Jennifer Kent's follow up to "The Babadook" isn't quite horror, but it is horrific. Making a film that details the violence — specifically the sexual violence — that ...
Caption: Heather Donahue in 'The Blair Witch Project' (1999)

Filmspotting 739 (08/09/19): The Blair Witch Project at 20 / Dietrich-Von Sternberg #1 - The Blue... (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Two decades after its release, is the seminal found footage horror movie a genre classic or a dated relic of its time? Benefiting from an ingenious viral marketing campaign, ...
Caption: Jason Statham, Idris Elba, and Dwayne Johnson in 'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw' (2019)

Filmspotting 738 (08/02/19): Hobbs & Shaw / Top 5 Fast & Furious Moments (53:59)
From: WBEZ

The Fast & Furious franchise has come a long, long way since its street-racing origins, and its latest entry, "Hobbs & Shaw" (from "John Wick" co-director David Leitch), ...
Caption: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Al Pacino star in Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood'

Filmspotting 737 (07/26/19): Once Upon a Time in Hollywood / Top 10 Tarantino Characters (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Adam and Josh sift through the rogues' gallery of memorable QT creations for their Top 10 Tarantino Characters and discuss the director's latest, the surprisingly melancholic ...
Caption: Florence Pugh in 'Midsommar'

Filmspotting 736 (07/19/19): Midsommar / Top 5 Horror Movie Performances (54:00)
From: WBEZ

Guest critics Tasha Robinson (The Next Picture Show, The Verge) and Angelica Jade Bastién (Vulture) join Josh for a lively debate over of Ari Aster's "Midsommar" (or is that ...
Caption: Robert De Niro in 'Goodfellas' (1990)

Filmspotting REVISITED (07/12/19): Top 5 Classic Rock Moments in Movies (53:59)
From: WBEZ

Whether used ironically or to provide insight -- or just to make characters look really, really cool -- classic rock has been memorably employed by some of the best directors ...