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4 January 2016updated 03 Aug 2021 8:47am

SRSLY #25: Joy Meets World

On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the new Jennifer Lawrence-Bradley Cooper film Joy, the Sherlock special, and Channel 4 series First Dates.

By Caroline Crampton

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The Links

Joy

The trailer.

An on-the-fence review.

An interview with director David O Russell.

Sherlock

One of those super-positive reviews we mentioned.

Our friend E Minkel’s blog about her feelings following the special.

First Dates

The show on All4.

A good “best bits” playlist on YouTube.

Next week:

Anna is watching the film Quartet.

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See you next week!

PS If you missed #24, check it out here.