Nick is joined by movie critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy to talk about the Christmas events at The Music Box Theatre, the upcoming Chicago Film Critics Awards and review “Giullermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio,” the tragic true love story “Spoiler Alert,” and the new drama from the director of “American Beauty”: “Empire of Light.” Then Esmeralda Leon and Nick talk about the Oxford Word of the Year, fulfill another Megaphone Message (involving a big mystery, the band U2, and the sitcom “Three’s Company”), they talk about the next Nick D Podcast LIVE at Zanies in Rosemont on January 17th, and taste test more crazy snacks from Japan. [EP96]