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"Where it's always Oscar season."

Two cinephiles. One mission. Every Best Picture nominee of the 21st century.

May 10, 2021

Do musicals have the power to spark intellectual revelations?

Is that even their aim?

Mike and Brian wrestle with the genre by exploring the impact of director Rob Marshall's debut, "Chicago," which won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2002 and stars Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones and John C. Reilly. They discuss the Oscar winner's best moments, talk trivia and decide whether to keep or kick the film from the year's top 5.