SRSLY #118: Murder on the Orient Express / Joan Didion / Hunt for the Wilderpeople

On the pop culture podcast: the new adaptation of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, the Netflix documentary Joan Didion: The Center Cannot Hold and the Taika Waititi film Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

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Murder on the Orient Express

The trailer.

The Deadline review.

Joan Didion: The Center Cannot Hold

The documentary on Netflix.

Our previous episode about Joan Didion.

Hayley Mlotek on Didion.

The Guardian on Didion as a brand.

Who owns Joan Didion?

Towards a unified theory of Joan Didion.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

The film on Netflix.

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PS If you missed #117, check it out here.