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Professional film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold host a series of ongoing shows, featuring CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED (new movie reviews), CANCELED TOO SOON (retrospectives of short-lived TV shows), WE'VE GOT MAIL (fan mail episodes) and more!
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Welcome to Canceled Too Soon, the podcast that only reviews TV shows that lasted one season or less! Every week, your hosts William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold will guide you through television's strangest missteps, and decide once and for all if they were... canceled too soon!

Support us on Patreon for exclusive content and rewards!

Jun 18, 2021

It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters!

This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners wondering what our hosts dream vacations would be, whether a film's box office take really matters in the long run (or only under certain conditions), songs Bibbs and Witney want to hear in more movies, the intricate plot of a STAR TREK: THE ANIMATED series episode, and an invaluable perspective on autism representation in film and cinema!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

Jun 17, 2021

Welcome to THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners!

This week on THE STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney pluck out THE APPLE, a cult classic movie musical from 1980, about a pair of idealistic musicians who get sucked into a hellish disco/new wave nightmare hellscape of sex, drugs and rock and roll!

THE APPLE premiered to boos and vandalized movie theaters, but now it's got a reputation as a charmingly weird relic of a bygone era. But how good is it, REALLY?

Want to vote for future episodes of THE STREAMING CLUB? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork! You also get exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

Jun 14, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are joined by a special guest, YouTube critic LADY KNIGHT THE BRAVE!

They're saying goodbye to the late, great Ned Beatty and reviewing the new Jon M. Chu musical IN THE HEIGHTS, the long lost George A. Romero horror movie THE AMUSEMENT PARK, Antoine Fuqua's sci-fi actioner INFINITE, the sci-fi thriller AWAKE, the indie drama HOLLER, the psychological horror film CENSOR, and the Sony Animated movie WISH DRAGON!

Ned Beatty - 11:15 
In the Heights - 24:06 
The Amusement Park - 53:53 
Infinite - 1:10:43 
Awake - 1:24:45 
Holler - 1:33:55 
Censor - 1:40:03 
Wish Dragon - 1:47:21 
Review Round-Up - 1:56:27 

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! And check out LadyKnightTheBrave on Twitter at @BatyaLewbel and at YouTube.com/TheBatyaLewbel!

Jun 11, 2021

The year was 1970, and one of the most expensive television shows in the world was LANCELOT LINK: SECRET CHIMP, a spy spoof for children, starring real chimpanzees as secret agents and their offensively stereotyped roster of villains!

Who the heck was this show made for? Why the heck is it so bad? Is it really the worst live-action tv series we've ever reviewed? And was it... CANCELED TOO SOON?

William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to answer all these questions and more!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

Jun 10, 2021

Welcome to THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners!

This week on THE STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney explore one of the most notorious duds of the 1990s, based on one of the most popular novels of the 1980s! THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES stars Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith and Morgan Freeman, and completely fails to dramatize, satirize, or suggest it knows anything at all about social tensions in New York City.

Is THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES the worst Tom Hanks movie ever made? Let's find out!

Want to vote for future episodes of THE STREAMING CLUB? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork! You also get exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

Jun 9, 2021

It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters!

This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners looking for great movies about computer science and concert movies that'll blow your mind! Plus, Bibbs and Witney talk about films based on Mark Millar's comics, comic book movie fatigue, and have a healthy debate about the superhero genre!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

Jun 8, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are joined by special guest B Peterson from THE SCREEN'S MARGINS!

They're reviewing the new Netflix feature BO BURNHAM: INSIDE, the horror sequel THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT, the Shudder thriller CAVEAT, and the independent films LIMBO and THE PERFECT CANDIDATE!

Bo Burnham: Inside - 3:00 
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It - 32:20 
Caveat - 52:40 
Limbo - 1:01:36 
The Perfect Candidate - 1:07:35 
Review Round-Up - 1:12:17 

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! And check out B Peterson on Twitter at @BlueGreyCloset and @ScreensMargins!

Jun 3, 2021

It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters!

This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners wondering why all pulp adventure movies are compared to INDIANA JONES even though that's just a very small part of the genre, the best films to help introduce students to cinematic literacy, the cinematic legacy and future of GHOSTBUSTERS and more!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

Jun 1, 2021

Welcome to THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold catch up on older movies one or both of them have never seen before, as chosen by YOU, our listeners!

In the first standalone episode of THE STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney explore two cult films from the late 1980s/early 1990s: TROOP BEVERLY HILLS, a family comedy starring Shelley Long as an out of touch socialite who takes over a scout troop, and A GNOME NAMED GNORM, a buddy cop comedy about a cop who teams up with - yup - a gnome. They're both on TubiTV!

Want to vote for future episodes of THE STREAMING CLUB? All you gotta do is subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork! You also get exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

May 31, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the blockbuster horror sequel A QUIET PLACE PART II, the Disney prequel CRUELLA, the Chinese documentary SWIMMING OUT TILL THE SEA TURNS BLUE, the Moby documentary MOBY DOC, the teen comedy PLAN B, and the Brazilian gore film SKULL: THE MASK!

A Quiet Place Part II - 4:56 
Cruella - 18:37 
Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue - 53:06 
Moby Doc - 58:45 
Plan B - 1:07:00 
Skull: The Mask - 1:15:40 
Review Round-Up - 1:27:06 

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!

May 29, 2021

Every month on THE IRON LIST, the Patrons of the Critically Acclaimed Network get to pick a topic for a giant-sized episode!

This month it's THE BEST MOVIE MONSTERS EVER! Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are presenting their picks for the greatest creatures in movie history, whether the actual movies are good or not! What makes a great movie monster, and which famous (and not so famous) monstrosities made their separate lists?

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

May 27, 2021

It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters!

This week, Bibbs and Witney read emails from listeners with personal experience with autism who recommend films and tv shows with respectful representation, discuss the movie reviews that completely nailed it, reconsider the ending of TOGETHER TOGETHER, and revisit their controversial opinions about HOOK, SPACE JAM and SCOOBY DOO!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

May 26, 2021

One of Disney's first foray into modern TV animation was a failed pilot called FLUPPY DOGS, based on an adorable toy line for children about puppies that are fluffy! 

But when the time came to turn FLUPPY DOGS into a show, something happened... something wonderful, but something that also doomed the show completely. 

Was DISNEY'S FLUPPY DOGS really... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are joined by author and soap artist M. Lopes da Silva from SaltCatSoap as they uncover the answer!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

May 24, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the new Zack Snyder epic ARMY OF THE DEAD, the slasher SEANCE, World War II documentary FINAL ACCOUNT, and the coming of age film DRUNK BUS!

Also on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney explore Gillo Pontecorvo's THE BATTLE FOR ALGIERS, one of the most influential movies ever made, and arguably one of the best!

Army of the Dead - 3:15 
Seance - 38:05 
Final Account - 46:15 
Drunk Bus - 53:45 
Review Round-Up - 58:46 
The Battle for Algiers - 1:01:32 

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!

May 21, 2021

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are working backwards through film history, and in Season 2, they're using THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW as the starting point!

This week, Bibbs and Witney present THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER, the only film ever directed by celebrated actor Charles Laughton, starring Robert Mitchum as a serial killer preacher who's hunting two children in the American south. And it's one of the best movies EVER MADE.

How did THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER influence THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!Roclu

May 19, 2021

It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters!

This week, Bibbs and Witney talk about representation in film and television, the original HAIRSPRAY vs. the musical HAIRSPRAY, the film series JOSH KIRBY... THE TIME WARRIOR (for some reason), their favorite TV mini-series, movies that work better when viewed through unexpected angles, a pitch for THE CANCELED TOO SOON MYSTERIES, the cult film DROP DEAD GORGEOUS, why so many films are completely forgotten, and whether the notorious musical dud XANADU is actually underrated!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

May 18, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the new releases SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW, FRIED BARRY, THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, MAINSTREAM, THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD and THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS!

And on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney explore Takashi Miike's gigantic samurai action epic 13 ASSASSINS!

Spiral: From the Book of Saw - 3:32 
Fried Barry - 21:38 
The Woman in the Window - 28:10 
Mainstream - 44:42 
Those Who Wish Me Dead - 55:05 
The Killing of Two Lovers - 1:05:33 
Review Round-Up - 1:10:57 
13 Assassins - 1:14:04 

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!

May 14, 2021

From the co-creator of FIREFLY and the co-writer of Pixar's CARS movie came DRIVE, a high-octane action series about an illegal cross-country road race, starring Nathan Fillion, Emma Stone, Dylan Baker, Melanie Lynskey and many, many more!

Fox canceled DRIVE after only four episodes, but was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

May 12, 2021

It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters!

This week, Bibbs and Witney discuss how to find long lost TV shows, which James Bond movie was almost a killer crab movie, what movies they'd show to aliens to introduce the human race, what their film criticism pet peeves are, the difference between raccoons and tanookis, more queer film recommendations, who the greatest original movie villains are, and why one scene in the movie BAD TRIP ruined the whole trip.

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

May 11, 2021

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are working backwards through film history, and in Season 2, they're using THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW as the starting point!

This week, Bibbs and Witney present a triple feature: Hammer Horror's THE KARNSTEIN TRILOGY, a trio of queer-themed vampire movies that pushed the boundaries in the early 1970s! There's the celebrated THE VAMPIRE LOVERS, the salacious LUST FOR A VAMPIRE, and the pulpy TWINS OF EVIL!

How did THE KARNSTEIN TRILOGY influence THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more!

May 6, 2021

From the creator of CRASH and MILLION DOLLAR BABY came THE BLACK DONNELLYS, an ambitious tv series about Irish-Amerian brothers punching their way into the world of organized crime!

Was THE BLACK DONNELLYS... Canceled Too Soon? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

And don't forget to email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer your questions in a future episode! And check out our Amazon Wish List to send us more exciting one season wonders that we can review on the show!

May 5, 2021

It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters!

This week, Bibbs and Witney discuss the way American film critics approach international cinema, listen to a serious defense of STAR TREK's Harry Mudd, talk about the way ratings systems injure film criticism, and reconsider the whole career of Steven Spielberg and come to surprising conclusions!

Email us at letters@criticallyacclaimed.net, so we can read your correspondence and answer YOUR questions in future episodes!

And if you want soap, be sure to check out M. Lopes da Silva's Etsy store: SaltCatSoap!

Subscribe on Patreon at www.patreon.com/criticallyacclaimednetwork for exclusive content and exciting rewards, like bonus episodes, commentary tracks and much, much more! And visit our TeePublic page to buy shirts, mugs and other exciting merchandise! 

Follow us on Twitter at @CriticAcclaim, join the official Fan Club on Facebook, follow Bibbs at @WilliamBibbiani and follow Witney at @WitneySeibold, and head on over to www.criticallyacclaimed.net for all their podcasts, reviews and more! 

May 4, 2021

Movies! You love 'em, we love 'em, now let's review 'em!.

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the new releases THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES, BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ, TOM CLANCY'S WITHOUT REMORSE and THE HUMAN VOICE.

On THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney unveil one of the most controversial movies ever made... Ken Russell's THE DEVILS!

And of course we have to say goodbye to the incredibly talented Olympia Dukakis, the star of STEEL MAGNOLIAS and MOONSTRUCK!

Olympia Dukakis - 2:28 
The Mitchells vs. The Machines - 14:00 
Berlin Alexanderplatz - 31:03  
Tom Clancy's Without Remorse - 39:43 
The Human Voice - 1:02:57 
Review Round-Up - 1:09:10 
The Devils - 1:12:10 

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May 1, 2021

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are working backwards through film history, and in Season 2, they're using THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW as the starting point!

This week, Bibbs and Witney introduce you to BABY DOLL, the Oscar-nominated and controversial Tennessee Williams adaptation, directed by Elia Kazan and starring Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, and (in their motion picture debuts) Eli Wallach and Rip Torn! 

How did BABY DOLL influence THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out!

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Apr 30, 2021

Our Patrons have the power to sponsor an episode of CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED of their choice, and we call it YOUR CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED!

This time on YOUR CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, our listener Griswald Cobblepot asked William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold to present a series of movie recommendations, one per critic, per letter of the alphabet. That's 52 classic, underrated and cult movie recommendations in all. It's the real LETTERS AT CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED!

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