The holiday season is upon us, so you know what that means! Time to celebrate the…prom? Well, OK, we’re really celebrating the annual big-budget December movie musical, which this year is Ryan Murphy’s The Prom, now streaming on Netflix and starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, and Keegan-Michael Key. We cover several other movies as well, which include Julia Hart’s new indie noir drama I’m Your Woman on Amazon Prime Video starring Rachel Brosnahan, Steven Soderbergh’s Let Them All Talk (also starring Meryl Streep) on HBO Max, the hand-drawn animated film Wolfwalkers on Apple TV+, the time-bending indie Wander Darkly starring Diego Luna and Sienna Miller, and Songbird, which stars KJ Apa and Sofia Carson.
Intro music: “Christmas Time Is Here” by Vince Guaraldi Trio and “Jingle Bells” by Mil Dawn
- 00:00:00 – A Mister Millennial Christmas
- 00:04:30 – Intro & Off-Topics
- 00:08:15 – Listener voicemails: Are movie theaters dead? Voicemail question for next week: Which Disney announcements are you most excited about?
- 00:33:20 – The Prom
- 00:55:00 – I’m Your Woman
- 01:08:50 – Let Them All Talk
- 01:25:30 – Wolfwalkers
- 01:40:30 – Wander Darkly
- 01:45:40 – Songbird
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Jon is the co-host of Cinemaholics and author of two books: the novel Killerjoy and a book about Pixar called The Pixar Theory. His favorite movie is usually The Mask of Zorro (don’t ask).