Film critics Devin Faraci (BIRTH. MOVIES. DEATH.) and Amy Nicholson (MTV News) have a weekly conversation about if a film is worthy to enter the Canon. They will put it up to fan vote at the end of the show, and the legacy of each movie will be officially decided forevermore. [This show is currently on hiatus]. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Howl.FM, ad-free. Use promo code ‘Earwolf’ for a 30-day free trial.
This week, creator of Mortified Dave Nadelberg joins Amy to discuss the 1984 fantasy film “The NeverEnding Story.” They seek out the movie’s deeper subtexts and Dave explains what makes him hate one character in particular before they consider the film’s ambitious production design. Then, they talk about the film’s focus on imagination and how it embodies communal storytelling before making their final cases. Does “The NeverEnding Story” belong in The Canon? Cast your vote on the Earwolf forums now!