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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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Now displaying: September, 2020

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!

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Sep 30, 2020

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 WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE MOVIES, with films that adapt the greatest playwright in history to the big screen! We've got war movies, sci-fi movies, samurai movies, sexy comedies 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! 

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! 

Sep 29, 2020

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED has several movies to review this week! Not as many as usual, but some! 

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the new YA adventure ENOLA HOLMES, the despairing drama THE SWERVE and the marriage melodrama THE ARTIST'S WIFE!

Also this week on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney journey into the dark and tortured world of George Cukor's GASLIGHT!

Enola Holmes - 4:59 
The Swerve - 23:58 
The Artist's Wife - 29:15 
Gaslight - 35:20  

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! 

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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!

Sep 26, 2020

Kevin Smith's first film, CLERKS, was a motion picture sensation in the early 1990s, speaking for a disenfranchised generation and making pop culture discourse part of the cinematic lexicon, along with the films of Quentin Tarantino. So naturally they made it into a boring sitcom!

Was CLERKS, a failed TV pilot that Kevin Smith had nothing to do with, CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold explore this epic misfire, featuring future stars Keri Russell and Jim Breuer, to see where the heck it all went wrong!

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! 

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!

Sep 25, 2020

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 why they make so many danged podcasts, why they don't want to be quoted all the time in movie marketing, movie scores we know best from other movies, why you should (or shouldn't) meet your heroes, more queer movie recommendations, how to get started writing movie reviews and why so many movies about racism seem to be made for white audiences!

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

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! 

Sep 22, 2020

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED has a shocking number of films to review this week! 

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the new VOD horror film ANTEBELLUM, the Netflix southern gothic drama THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME, the Shudder thriller SPIRAL, the VOD thriller ALONE and the Quibi thriller WIRELESS!

Also this week on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney delve into the scuzzy neo-noir realm of the original CAPE FEAR!

Antebellum - 2:44 
The Devil All the Time - 20:57 
Spiral - 33:21 
Alone - 40:07
Wireless - 47:40
Cape Fear - 1:02:37   

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!

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!

Sep 20, 2020

ANIME MONTH concludes - really, really late - with a series about prohibition era gangsters, a few immortals, some serial killers and a heck of a lot more!

Is BACCANO! the most complex series we've ever seen at CANCELED TOO SOON? And was it... CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold unravel the threads of this cult favorite anime show!

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! 

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!

Sep 17, 2020

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 which classic stories need modern movie updates, the depiction of mental illness in cinema, more queer movie recommendations, whether films need sympathetic protagonists or not, blockbusters vs. indies in the year 2020, their favorite urban legends about movies, international film distribution and more!

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

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! 

Sep 15, 2020

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

In this episode, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are joined by their patron B Peterson, who wanted to to share - along with our hosts - some of the queer films that mean the most to them! 

So join them as they all explore important films like WATERMELON WOMAN, CERTAIN WOMEN, BOUND, ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER and many, many more!

Follow B Peterson on LetterBoxd at BlueGreyCloset and Twitter at @BlueGreyCloset, and be sure to check out these other great podcasts B Peterson recommends: Citizen Dame, Linoleum Knife, Who Shot Ya, Bad Romance and Latinx Lens!

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

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! 

Sep 14, 2020

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED has quite a few films to review this week!

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review three new Netflix releases - CUTIES, THE SOCIAL DILEMMA and #ALIVE - and the new HBO Max comedy UNPREGNANT!

Also this week on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney revisit one of Don Bluth's classic animated films, ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN!

Cuties - 3:47
The Social Dilemma - 16:16
#Alive - 32:07
Unpregnant - 38:50  

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!

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!

Sep 13, 2020

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

In this episode, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are joined by their patron Samuel Shearer, who wanted to dedicate a whole podcast to Oscar-winning comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks! Join them as they explore classics (and not-so-classics) like THE PRODUCERS, BLAZING SADDLES, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, SPACEBALLS, LIFE STINKS and DRACULA: DEAD AND LOVING IT!

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

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! 

Sep 10, 2020

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 why Hollywood needs to rethink international release dates, the real reasons why the parody movie genre died out, who was miscast in Martin Scorsese's GANGS OF NEW YORK, the films of Dario Dargento and Daria Nicolodi, and the scenes that flew over their heads as kids!

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

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! 

Sep 7, 2020

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED has a whole smorgasbord of films this week!

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review Disney's epic live-action remake MULAN, Charlie Kaufman's mind-bending I'M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS, the new Netflix rom-com LOVE GUARANTEED, the banking conspiracy documentary THE ANDORA HUSTLE, the dark side of culture documentary FEELS GOOD MAN, and the Australian Shakespeare adaptation MEASURE FOR MEASURE!

Also this week on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney dive back into cinema history with Roger Vadim's AND GOD CREATED WOMAN, one of the most controversial films of the 1950s!

Mulan - 4:22 
I'm Thinking of Ending Things - 26:26 
Love Guaranteed - 49:10 
The Andora Hustle - 1:05:29 
Feels Good Man - 1:10:43
Measure for Measure - 1:18:38 
And God Created Woman - 1:27:15 

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!

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!

Sep 6, 2020

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

In this episode, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold were asked to explore Brad Bird's feature directorial debut THE IRON GIANT, about a weapon of mass destruction who develops a soul, and chooses to become a hero. Is the film a cult classic? A bona fide classic? Or is it merely completely wonderful?

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

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! 

Sep 4, 2020

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 the ugliest parts of Guy Ritchie's THE GENTLEMAN, sci-fi movies that should be taught in sociology classes, how BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC could be even better, why "Lunchables" is the funniest word in the English language and more!

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

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! 

Sep 1, 2020

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED sure does have some movies this week!

Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the long-awaited sequel BILL AND TED FACE THE MUSIC, the Charles Dickens adaptation THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD, and the Megan Fox vs. Killer Lions movie ROGUE!

Also this week on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney revisit the Ryuhei Kitamura's Clive Barker adaptation THE MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN, starring Bradley Cooper and Vinnie Jones!

But first, and most importantly, a tribute to the late and unbelievably great actor Chadwick Boseman, the star of Black Panther, Get On Up and 42.

Chadwick Boseman - 1:30 
Bill and Ted Face the Music - 17:37 
The Personal History of David Copperfield - 39:57 
Rogue - 50:22 
The Midnight Meat Train - 1:02:19 

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!

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!

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