NO ENCORE‘s music x movies side hustle returns with a rather revered turn-of-the-century affair; the John Cusack-fronted hipster relationship dramedy that is High Fidelity.

Is lovesick protagonist Rob Gordon charming or toxic? How much Jack Black can one film handle? Is this the best Catherine Zeta-Jones performance on record? How are the tunes? Does the fourth-wall breaking structure work? And more!

ACT ONE: A special Oscars-themed edition of What We’ve Been Watching shines a light on Nomadland, Another Round, Minari, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and other such Academy Award alumni. Oh, and the new Mortal Kombat reboot.

ACT TWO (30:00): High Fidelity.

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