Ep. 103: Underappreciated Movies Vol. 1

For their first volume of underappreciated movies, Ryan and Nate discuss Spencer and Happy Go-Lucky. Listen in as they discuss two powerhouse performances that are criminally underrated. While quite different in tone, both movies feature women who are trying to navigate worlds that don’t know what to do with their unique personalities. Ryan and Nate discuss what might have missed the mark with audiences, but mostly work to convince listeners to give each of these movies a serious look.

What movies have gone underappreciated for too long? What are your thoughts on Spencer and Happy Go-Lucky? Let us know!


Spencer – Pure Cinema at the Highest Level by The Fake Critic

Spencer – Anatomy of a Scene (New York Times)

Sally Hawkins and Mike Leigh on Happy Go Lucky