On the pop culture podcast this week: Anthony Horowitz police procedural New Blood, the Absolutely Fabulous movie and the 2005 film Bewitched by Nora Ephron.
The movie operates on a Russian doll principle, with stories found nestling inside one another.
It is universally accepted that The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith were incredibly disappointing. And yet everyone is wrong about that.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we talk the new film Victor Frankenstein, have a go at Parks and Recreation, and rhapsodise about BBC sitcom Detectorists.
How the classic family film about a lonely child is still the silver tuna.
Terence Davies’s adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbons's 1932 novel hasn't "got legs" – that's the point.
In some cases 80 minutes can feel too long, whereas four hours can be just right. There is no way to judge except on a case-by-case basis.
Women love things that are “for boys” because these things are actually “for humans”.
If the film was made in a more utopian 2003, this is what it would have looked like.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we talk albums from Joanna Newsom, Bjork and Grimes, Todd Haynes film Carol, and comedy web series Ex-Best.
“It seamlessly evokes the period by paying homage to the great photography of the time.”
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