In the latest episode of the podcast Looking Closer with Jeffrey Overstreet, “Catholic Cinephile” Evan Cogswell (visit his blog and read his reviews here) makes an argument that Annette is a great musical and, in fact, his favorite film of the year so far.

I’m skeptical going in, but Cogswell makes some strong points.

Caution: We do talk about most of the movie, so you might want to watch the film on Amazon Prime and then come back to hear our conversation about it.

UPDATE: Since we recorded this, Cogswell has published a full review of the film at