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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, 2021

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, 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 ALFRED HITCHCOCK MOVIES, an entire two-hour podcast dedicated to William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold's favorite films by one of the most acclaimed and prolific filmmakers in history! And somehow only two films that show up on both of our critics' top ten lists... can you guess which two?

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! 

Sep 27, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the animated reboot MY LITTLE PONY: A NEW GENERATION, the re-released classic SANKOFA, and the Ben Whishaw breakdown movie SURGE!

Dear Evan Hansen - 4:15 
My Little Pony: A New Generation - 32:38 
Sankofa - 1:04:24 
Surge - 1:12:59 
Review Round-Up - 1:20:31 

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! 

Sep 24, 2021

Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED - formerly 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 CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney present Kevin Costner's western epic DANCES WITH WOLVES, a controversial film with a complicated legacy, which may now be best known as the film that (somehow) beat GOODFELLAS for Best Picture.

Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? 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! 

Sep 22, 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 who have advice on how to avoid movie-watching burnout, corrections about ancient Roman music and RAMBO III, questions about bad movies with great music, and the thought-provoking thought experiment that asks, once and for all, whether Fozzie Bear is a terrible comedian... or a brilliant one.

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! 

Sep 20, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review the biopic THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield, Clint Eastwood's new neo-western CRY MACHO, the Netflix kids horror movie NIGHTBOOKS, and the Melanie Lynskey and Judy Greer supernatural comedy LADY OF THE MANOR!

The Eyes of Tammy Faye - 2:54 
Cry Macho - 21:38 
Nightbooks - 34:55 
Lady of the Manor - 43:56 
Review Round-Up - 51:00 

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! 

Sep 17, 2021

Move over, Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie! It's time for Russell Hornsby and Arielle Kebbel to do some bone collecting!

The latest adaptation of Jeffrey Deaver's hit novel THE BONE COLLECTOR, previously turned into a serial killer thriller starring Washington and Jolie in the 1990s, is an NBC series stretched into a weekly procedural. 

But the real mystery is, was LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR actually... CANCELED TOO SOON? William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are about to find out as SUDDENLY LAST SEASON continues!

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!

Sep 15, 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 who want to talk about what happens when their love of movies ebbs, Bibbs and Witney's favorite books, the future of the video store movie expertise, filmmakers who developed movies around their actors, and how getting quoted in a movie trailer really works!

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! 

Sep 13, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review James Wan's absolutely bonkers new HBO Max horror sensation MALIGNANT, the Mary Elizabeth Winstead Netflix action extravaganza KATE, and the lusty new erotic thriller THE VOYEURS on Amazon!

Malignant - 2:41 
Kate - 31:46 
The Voyeurs - 51:21 
Review Round-Up - 58:03 

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! 

Sep 11, 2021

From the co-creator of KICK-ASS, WANTED and KINGSMAN comes a superhero TV universe that Netflix canceled after only one season!

JUPITER'S LEGACY was one of the most ambitious TV shows of the year, so what it... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold venture into the fantastic, and the highly padded, as SUDDENLY LAST SEASON month begins!

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!

Sep 10, 2021

Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED - formerly 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 CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney give you Walt Disney's THE THREE MUSKETEERS, the action-adventure inspired by YOUNG GUNS and ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES and also that one book by Dumas.

Starring Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Sheen, Oliver Platt, Chris O'Donnell, Tim Curry, Rebecca De Mornay and Julie Delpy, it's a beloved 1990s family flick... but does it hold up today?

Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? 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! 

Sep 8, 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 who want to talk about great movies with bad music, an introduction to Bollywood cinema, whether it's better to learn about a movie's influences before or after you've seen it, intoxicated movie performances and whether the 2005 box office dud SAHARA was really as bad as all that!

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! 

Sep 6, 2021

This week on CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold say goodbye to the late, great JEAN-PAUL BELMONDO, and review the new Marvel superhero film SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS, Amazon's "hip" new fairy tale musical CINDERELLA, the serious 9/11 Netflix drama WORTH, and the latest Shudder thriller SUPERHOST!

Jean-Paul Belmondo - 5:11 
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - 12:50 
Cinderella - 32:10 
Worth - 58:47 
Superhost - 1:16:03 
Review Round-Up - 1:24:29 

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! 

Sep 4, 2021

Welcome to CRITICALLY RECLAIMED - formerly 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 CRITICALLY RECLAIMED, Bibbs and Witney give you RAISE THE TITANIC, the first attempt to turn Clive Cussler's hero Dirk Pitt into a motion picture franchise! And just like the second attempt, SAHARA, it was a gigantic box office dud that Clive Cussler hated.

Want to vote for future episodes of CRITICALLY RECLAIMED? 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! 

Sep 2, 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 who want to talk about all the great sports documentaries they've missed, the best movies set in Los Angeles, urban legends and some of the biggest stuff they were wrong about recently!

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! 

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