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Feeling Seen
Feeling Seen
Jordan Crucchiola, Maximum Fun

On Feeling Seen, writer and general enthusiast Jordan Crucchiola invites filmmakers, writers, comedians, and artists to discuss the movie characters that made... more

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Adam Goldman on 'Clue' (1985)

In one of cinema's great ensemble casts, there's just something about Mr. Green

13 Jun 2024 · 53 minutes
Megan Rosati on 'Let the Right One In'

When society makes you feel like a 12-year-old vampire...

06 Jun 2024 · 56 minutes
Asher Perlman on 'Adaptation' (2002)

Inside every New Yorker cartoonist and late-night writer are two identical twins played by Nic Cage...

30 May 2024 · 55 minutes
DeWanda Wise on 'The Secret Life of Bees' (2008)

Following her heart as an actor and producer…even when it leads to tears

23 May 2024 · 50 minutes
Justin Kuritzkes on 'Moneyball'

The CHALLENGERS screenwriter is looking a little deeper than the love of the game

16 May 2024 · 56 minutes
Sierra Katow on 'Lilo & Stitch' and 'My Neighbor Totoro'

You can be a successful comedian and writer but still remain, at your core, a baby sister.

09 May 2024 · 54 minutes
Latrice Royale on 'Harlem Nights' (1989)

You don't wanna mess with this Miss Congeniality. Drag All-Star and new co-host of WE'RE HERE Latrice Royale is... more

02 May 2024 · 53 minutes
Lisa Ann Walter on 'Shall We Dance' & Funny Broads [Replay]

The ABBOTT ELEMENTARY star talks about loving herself even when Hollywood wouldn't.

25 Apr 2024 · 56 minutes
Larry Fessenden on 'The Wolf Man' (1941)

Do you believe the legend of the werewolf? Or is it all in my head?

18 Apr 2024 · 52 minutes
Avril Speaks on 'Awkward Black Girl'

The award winning producer/director/writer was into Issa Rae’s on-screen persona before HBO made it cool

11 Apr 2024 · 55 minutes
Michael Mohan on 'The Savages' (2007)

The director of IMMACULATE opens up about the personal ordeal he faced while shooting his biggest film yet

04 Apr 2024 · 55 minutes
Jackie Kashian on 'My Favorite Year'

The ups, downs, and lessons of a life in comedy

28 Mar 2024 · 58 minutes
BoCo Preview - Erotic Thriller Pilot, 'Color of Night' (Director's Cut)

A sneak peek at our deep dive into the Director's Cut of COLOR OF NIGHT, the most rented VHS tape... more

23 Mar 2024 · 7 minutes
Susie Banikarim on 'The Devil Wears Prada'

A veteran journalist's changing views on a 2000s classic journalism film (yes, it's a journalism film!)

21 Mar 2024 · 58 minutes
Caitlin Peluffo on 'Little Giants' (1994)

One comedian's take on sports, boys, self-image and identifying with Becky "Icebox" O'Shea

14 Mar 2024 · 57 minutes
Brigette Lundy-Paine on 'Midnight Cowboy'

The ATYPICAL and AMELIA'S CHILDREN star shares their affinity with the naïve-yet-confident Joe Buck

07 Mar 2024 · 52 minutes
Liza Powel O'Brien on 'Tootsie'

Looks like Michael Dorsey DID have something to say to women...

29 Feb 2024 · 55 minutes
Oscar Montoya on 'Young Sherlock Holmes'

Young Watson, like all Watsons, survives by befriending the friendless mean kid

22 Feb 2024 · 53 minutes
Diablo Cody on 'My So-Called Life'

An ode to Rayanne, the best friend your parents love to hate

15 Feb 2024 · 52 minutes
Jade Halley Bartlett on 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'

The writer/director of MILLER’S GIRL identifies with a Gothic icon of 20th century stage and screen

08 Feb 2024 · 52 minutes
Moshe Kasher on Luke Skywalker, Harry Potter & Edmund Pevensie

The comedian and author of SUBCULTURE VULTURE identifies with leaving home and finding a whole new world...

01 Feb 2024 · 55 minutes
Kali Reis on 'Euphoria' [Replay with an Update!]

The TRUE DETECTIVE star spoke to us about Zendaya's Rue; plus, Jordan's 2024 Oscars thoughts!

25 Jan 2024 · 56 minutes
Parvesh Cheena on The Penguin & Dr. Evil

The consummate character actor on the joy and freedom of unadulterated id

18 Jan 2024 · 52 minutes
Josh Gondelman on 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Why one of comedy's nicest guys is haunted by cinema's greatest folk music a**hole

11 Jan 2024 · 55 minutes
Joey Clift on 'Prey'

A conversation about the (slowly) changing relationship between Hollywood and Native stories.

04 Jan 2024 · 52 minutes
Auli'i Cravalho on 'Mulan' [Replay]

Plus a brand-new roundup of Jordan's signature movie memories from 2023

28 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
Justin Kirkland on 'The Family Stone'

When you’re that sister who knows how to melt the Stones

21 Dec 2023 · 54 minutes
Matt Rogers on 'Bring It On'

The journey from prom king to Christmas Prince is no straight line

14 Dec 2023 · 54 minutes
William Brent Bell on 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

The director of ORPHAN: FIRST KILL, THE BOY, and LORD OF MISRULE has a lot in common with one righteous... more

07 Dec 2023 · 54 minutes
Stephen Tobolowsky on 'It's a Wonderful Life' & 'Bride of Frankenstein'

George Bailey, Frankenstein's Monster, and the hidden blessing of catastrophe

30 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Rahul Kohli on 'The Karate Kid' [Replay]

The FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER star saw himself in little Ralph Macchio and his exploits as Daniel

23 Nov 2023 · 53 minutes
Steffan Alun on '13 Going on 30'

When you're two parts 13 year old girl masquerading as an adult, one part her gay boss

16 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Roxana Hadadi on 'Pump Up the Volume'

That Gen X angst hits different when it's coming from teenage Christian Slater

09 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Rusty Cundieff on 'Cooley High'

Celebrating our 100th episode with a directing legend!

02 Nov 2023 · 57 minutes
Malachi Moore on 'Get Out'

Daniel Kaluuya's Chris Washington is anxious, empathetic, vulnerable...and the main character.

26 Oct 2023 · 52 minutes
Glen Tickle on 'Clerks' (...& 'Bluey')

For everybody who wasn't even supposed to be here today.

19 Oct 2023 · 52 minutes
Natasha Halevi on Wednesday Addams

Growing up with the Addams Family's iconic creative mastermind

12 Oct 2023 · 54 minutes
Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins on 'A Different World' & 'One on One'

ABFJ, star of 'Dear White People' and host of 'Trials to Triumphs' tells us about creating the things you want

05 Oct 2023 · 56 minutes
Raúl Castillo on 'The Outsiders' [Replay]

This episode originally aired on Nov 24, 2022  (Thanksgiving Day).  Sometimes our co-hosts really struggle to come up with a... more

28 Sep 2023 · 56 minutes
Megan Suri on 'Bend It Like Beckham'

The star of IT LIVES INSIDE draws inspiration from the rooted-yet-rebellious Jess Bhamra

21 Sep 2023 · 51 minutes
Myq Kaplan on 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

Questing around the world to find what's missing in Life

14 Sep 2023 · 55 minutes
Cameron Esposito on 'Bound'

The movie that set the bar for lesbians on screen

07 Sep 2023 · 53 minutes
Sammi Cohen on Coming of Age (At Any Age) Movies


31 Aug 2023 · 55 minutes
Emma Seligman on 'Jennifer's Body'

The director of BOTTOMS and SHIVA BABY brings us a house favorite!

24 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
Stewart Thorndike on 'Abigail's Party'

The director of LYLE and BAD THINGS is interested in what women are up to...

17 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
William J. Stribling on 'The Birdcage'

Celebrating Robin Williams, Mike Nichols, and the best home in all of Florida

10 Aug 2023 · 54 minutes
Carter Smith on 'Nightmare on Elm Street 2'

The director of THE RUINS, SWALLOWED, and THE PASSENGER related to Jesse Walsh before he even knew why.

03 Aug 2023 · 55 minutes
Ashley Ray on 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'

In 2004, Clementine was teaching 13-year-old Ashley that she didn't need "nice."

27 Jul 2023 · 52 minutes
Manuel Betancourt on 'Closer' and 'My Best Friend's Wedding'

The most fun you can have without taking your clothes off...with film critic and author of THE MALE GAZED

20 Jul 2023 · 59 minutes
Jessica St. Clair on Best Friends On Screen

What do 'Anne of Green Gables,' 'Lady Bird,' 'Beaches,' and 'When Harry Met Sally' have in common? Let Jessica and... more

13 Jul 2023 · 56 minutes
Isabelle Fuhrman on 'The Novice' [Replay]

As a belated Independence Day surprise, we're bringing you one on of Jordan's favorites -- an interview with the star... more

06 Jul 2023 · 54 minutes
Shar Jossell on 'Two Can Play That Game'

When a movie makes you take a good look in the mirror, who knows what you might discover...

29 Jun 2023 · 1 hour,
Mary Harron on 'His Girl Friday'

The director of DALíLAND, AMERICAN PSYCHO, THE NOTORIOUS BETTIE PAGE and more on the lady reporter that just can't quit... more

22 Jun 2023 · 53 minutes
Laya DeLeon Hayes on 'Insecure'

Star of DOC MCSTUFFINS and THE ANGRY BLACK GIRL AND HER MONSTER celebrates the freedom of Issa Dee.

15 Jun 2023 · 50 minutes
Byron Lane on 'Big Business'

Do you ever just feel like you were switched at birth?

08 Jun 2023 · 51 minutes
Liz Glazer on 'The Wonder Years'

A comedian looks back at her childhood spent looking forward

01 Jun 2023 · 54 minutes
Anna Bogutskaya on 'Election'

Tracy Flicks of the world, UNITE

25 May 2023 · 53 minutes
Lisa Ann Walter on 'Shall We Dance?' 'Paper Moon,' and Funny Broads

The ABBOTT ELEMENTARY star talks about loving herself even when Hollywood wouldn't.

18 May 2023 · 55 minutes
Tre'vell Anderson on 'Legally Blonde'

The newly minted authoress talks about the fabulous, underestimated, and unapologetic Elle Woods

11 May 2023 · 54 minutes
Kara Brown on 'The Philadelphia Story'

SWARM writer and former journalist Kara Brown sees herself in the best and worst of Tracy Lord.

04 May 2023 · 54 minutes
Nida Manzoor on 'Slums of Beverly Hills'

Boobs, fights, and taking big bites with the director of POLITE SOCIETY and WE ARE LADY PARTS.

27 Apr 2023 · 52 minutes
Catherine Hardwicke on 'Tank Girl,' Self-Expression, and Friendship

Before THIRTEEN, TWILIGHT, or MAFIA MAMMA, there was a tank with a grill on top and a badass girl at... more

20 Apr 2023 · 55 minutes
Clarke Wolfe on 'Miss Congeniality'

Agent Grace Hart, Gracie Lou Freebush, real-life Sandra Bullock, and making your own path in Hollywood (and in life)

13 Apr 2023 · 56 minutes
A.V. Rockwell on 'Crooklyn'

The 'Thousand and One' director on Spike Lee's love letter to a New York childhood

06 Apr 2023 · 50 minutes
Brandon Cronenberg on the Performance of Self

The INFINITY POOL director looks into the mirror with us

30 Mar 2023 · 53 minutes
BoCo Preview: Marissa Flaxbart on 'The Sound of Music'

A little taste of what awaits you in that Member Bonus Content feed...

28 Mar 2023 · 16 minutes
Jordan Morris on 'Spider-Man'

Lesser-known side effect of that radioactive spider bite: now chronically overcommitted

23 Mar 2023 · 1 hour,
Ke Huy Quan on Returning to Acting [Replay]

In honor of his recent Oscar win, we're bringing back this episode from nearly a year ago, when the EEAAO... more

16 Mar 2023 · 54 minutes
Daniela Taplin Lundberg on 'Thelma & Louise'

A film producer shares how Geena Davis's Thelma felt like a rebellion and inspired her to face her fears

09 Mar 2023 · 55 minutes
Kyle Turner on 'Down with Love'

“I don’t do it, but if I did do it, I’d do what I'm doing.”

02 Mar 2023 · 50 minutes
Francesca Maldonado on 'Tank Girl'

...that time Lori Petty taught a generation of possibly-too-young-for-this girls how to kick butt with style

23 Feb 2023 · 51 minutes
Cyrus Cohen on 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'

Joy Wang, Jobu Tupaki, and embracing the sad, misunderstood destruction diva

16 Feb 2023 · 52 minutes
Sheila McCarthy on 'The Sterile Cuckoo'

Liza Minnelli's plucky outsider spoke to Sheila long before the two women became friends.

09 Feb 2023 · 56 minutes
Sera Gamble on 'WALL-E'

A lady-bot who knows her calling. A boy-bot who never asked her to change.

02 Feb 2023 · 54 minutes
Gianmarco Soresi on 'Amadeus'

Sometimes you're the Salieri to the Mozart in your mind! #deep

26 Jan 2023 · 58 minutes
Roxanne Benjamin on 'Daria'

Misery chicks, this is your time to shine

19 Jan 2023 · 48 minutes
Akela Cooper on 'Demon Knight'

The M3GAN and MALIGNANT screenwriter was all in for bonkers horror from the beginning.

12 Jan 2023 · 55 minutes
Ariel Vida on 'RRR'

Director/production designer Ariel Vida feels seen by Ram and Bheem, whose friendship is more precious than this life.

05 Jan 2023 · 53 minutes
[Replay] Susan Orlean on 'Adaptation'

‘The Orchid Thief’ author Susan Orlean discusses watching Meryl Streep portray her in ‘Adaptation.’

29 Dec 2022 · 50 minutes
Kevin Maher on 'Stuart Saves His Family'

You're good enough, you're smart enough, and no one asked you to save your family. Happy Holidays!

22 Dec 2022 · 56 minutes
David Bruckner on 'Broadcast News'

The acclaimed horror director sees himself in a journalism romantic comedy.

15 Dec 2022 · 53 minutes
Amy Nicholson on 'Click'

Step aside, ‘Punch Drunk Love’ and ‘Uncut Gems.’ Sandler’s most harrowing movie might be a Happy Madison comedy from 2006.

08 Dec 2022 · 54 minutes
Noah Segan on 'Raising Arizona'

Petty criminal dads, Yiddish vampire dads, and having it all!

01 Dec 2022 · 52 minutes
Raúl Castillo on 'The Outsiders'

Stay Gold.

24 Nov 2022 · 54 minutes
Rahul Kohli on 'The Karate Kid'

Daniel LaRusso scraps, smarts off, puts in the work, and somehow wins the day.

17 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
Paul Feig on 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'

The director/producer behind FREAKS AND GEEKS, BRIDESMAIDS, A SIMPLE FAVOR, and more tells us why Spielberg's freaky 1977 classic was... more

10 Nov 2022 · 55 minutes
David Bizzaro on 'The Man Who Fell to Earth'

An Emmy-winning puppeteer talks about finally seeing himself on screen

03 Nov 2022 · 55 minutes
Nyla Innuksuk on 'The Green Knight'

The director of SLASH/BACK (wherein teenage girls in a remote Arctic town fight an alien invasion) shares her unexpected quest,... more

27 Oct 2022 · 51 minutes
Lucky McKee on 'Mean Streets'

Harvey Keitel’s Charlie tries to keep the peace in Scorsese’s deeply personal third feature .

20 Oct 2022 · 52 minutes
Drea Clark on 'Muriel's Wedding'

From "You're terrible, Muriel" to "I'm married! I'm beautiful!" with Maximum Film!'s indie queen

13 Oct 2022 · 52 minutes
Ti West on 'Bad Taste'

The director of this year's 'X' and 'Pearl' tells us how he was inspired by the genius of Peter Jackson's... more

06 Oct 2022 · 51 minutes
Doug Jones on 'The Wizard of Oz'

The iconic actor talks about The Scarecrow, and how his time in the monster-makeup chair taught him to love his... more

29 Sep 2022 · 56 minutes
Agnieszka Smoczyńska on 'Ponyo,' 'Kill Bill' and More

'The Silent Twins' director shares her perspective on strong and unique movie women on The Heroine’s Journey.

22 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
Ryan Kwanten on 'Gladiator'

Are you not entertained? The Australian actor shares his affinity with Russell Crowe's Maximus, and why he loves a feral... more

15 Sep 2022 · 50 minutes
Brigitte Muñoz-Liebowitz on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

The showrunner of GORDITA CHRONICLES tells us what happens when you tell a "try-hard" what's impossible

08 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
Kwame Kwei-Armah on ‘Malcolm X,’ ‘Ragtime’ and ‘Hollywood Shuffle’

Co-writer of BREAKING & Artistic Director of the Young Vic on the self-determined life.

01 Sep 2022 · 50 minutes
Dana Gould on 'Ed Wood'

One comedian’s journey from Monster Kid to Friend of Vampira to Ape Talk Show Host

25 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Bullseye - Christina Ricci

Feed drop! Jordan recently interviewed Christina Ricci for 'Bullseye with Jesse Thorn' and we wanted to make sure you heard... more

22 Aug 2022 · 51 minutes
Amanda Deibert on 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone'

The 'He-Man' writer and comic book author shares her deep personal connection with the Boy Who Lived

18 Aug 2022 · 50 minutes
Michael Greyeyes on Bromden in 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'

The ‘Rutherford Falls’ and 'Wild Indian' actor on portrayals of Indigenous power, what’s changed, and what’s next

11 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Charlotte Colbert on ‘La Boum’

The director of ‘She Will’ talks about the confident teenager she aspired to be, and the questions she's asking now.

04 Aug 2022 · 48 minutes
Mary Kate Wiles on 'Lady Bird'

Tales of smalltown senioritis and dreams that take you away from Mom

28 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
W. Kamau Bell on 'The Book of Eli'

Relating to Denzel Washington as a man on a mission

21 Jul 2022 · 54 minutes
Elliott Kalan on 'Taxi Driver'

Confronting toxic masculinity through Travis Bickle

14 Jul 2022 · 57 minutes
Kristen Meinzer on 'Anne of Green Gables'

The 1985 classic through the eyes of author and podcaster extraordinaire, Kristen with an ‘E’

07 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
Rebeca Huntt on 'Frances Ha' & Titular Characters

The writer/director/star of ‘Beba’ sees herself in the subtle defiance of just being yourself.

30 Jun 2022 · 45 minutes
Ali Schouten-Seeks on ‘When Harry Met Sally’ & ‘You’ve Got Mail’

It's '89 Meg Ryan vs '98 Meg Ryan with the showrunner of the new iCARLY

23 Jun 2022 · 52 minutes
Brianne Tju on Wong Kar-wai

American actor Brianne Tju saw something new in Hong Kong cinema masterpieces like 'Chungking Express' and 'In the Mood for... more

16 Jun 2022 · 52 minutes
Christopher Landon on 'Mommie Dearest'

The director of FREAKY and HAPPY DEATH DAY relates to the camp classic Joan Crawford biopic.

09 Jun 2022 · 56 minutes
Chloe Okuno on 'Black Swan'

The WATCHER director takes flight with prima ballerina Nina Sayers, as played by Natalie Portman.

02 Jun 2022 · 46 minutes
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