The September Issue / Three Identical Strangers
Sometimes the best stories come up in the middle of a documentary. This movie managed to find that story - and then completely ignore it.
Our documentary this week is supposedly about Anna Wintour's day-to-day life as editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine. Instead, it's a basic-cable reality episode whose most important and compelling character isn't Wintour at all. Which begs the question: why was this documentary even made? Macintosh and Maud try to answer that question and so many more in a heated discussion about 2009's The September Issue.
Then, we talk about what might be the best documentary made this year, and that's only two weeks after a beautiful examination of Fred Rogers' life. Three Identical Strangers is an amazing, jaw-dropping movie with constant layers to unpack. If you get the chance, go see this incredible movie.
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Intro music taken from the Second Movement of Ludwig von Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Hong Kong (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 HK) license. To hear the full performance or get more information, visit the song page at the Internet Archive.