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Beirut, Blockers, The End of the F***ing World, Weekend Picks

Sort of an exciting week for Practically Culture: we get to explore (what we call) the Jon Hamm effect with the movie Beirut. Is it in effect here? Just what IS the Hamm effect?? You better listen and find out!

Bob mini reviews Blockers. Logan mini reviews The End of the F***ing World.

In weekend picks, Logan talks up Westworld. Bob mentions I Feel Pretty, Super Troopers 2, and Ghost Stories. I Feel Pretty might be the pick. You know, maybe.

Let’s rock!

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A Quiet Place, Love, Simon, Collateral, Weekend Picks

It’s John Krasinski week–or it may as well be, as we review his directed-by/written-by-and-starring-in A Quiet Place. Can it transcend our reluctance about the horror genre? What does it have to say about dystopic life?

Logan mini reviews Love, Simon. Bob mini reviews Collateral.

In weekend picks, Logan mentions New Girl, Bosch, Chef’s Table: Pastry, and The Circus. Bob brings up Rampage, Isle of Dogs, and Beirut.

Let’s rock!

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Ready Player One, Into the Breach, Weekend Picks

Maybe you’ve heard of the latest Spielberg movie–Ready Player One? Well, Logan and Bob tell you what they think this week. Are its flaws distracting or nostalgically charming? Also, some thoughts on how it compares to the book. (Naturally.)

Logan mini reviews Into the Breach.

In weekend picks, Logan hesitantly mentions Legion. Bob talks about A Quiet Place, Blockers, Chappaquiddick, and You Were Never Really Here.

Let’s rock!

Follow us on Twitter: @LoganBeaux and @BobCaswell