Film 18 January 2016 SRSLY #27: Room with a View On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the film adapation of Emma Donaghue’s novel Room, Marvel’s Jessica Jones and children’s TV series Sheep in the Big City. Room Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up This is SRSLY, the pop culture podcast from the New Statesman. Here, you can find links to all the things we talk about in the show as well as a bit more detail about who we are and where else you can find us online. Listen to our new episode now: ...or subscribe in iTunes. We’re also on Stitcher, RSS and SoundCloud – but if you use a podcast app that we’re not appearing in, let us know. SRSLY is hosted by Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz, the NS’s web editor and editorial assistant. We’re on Twitter as @c_crampton and @annaleszkie, where between us we post a heady mixture of Serious Journalism, excellent gifs and regularly ask questions J K Rowling needs to answer. If you’d like to talk to us about the podcast or make a suggestion for something we should read or cover, you can email srslypod[at]gmail.com. You can also find us on Twitter @srslypod, or send us your thoughts on tumblr here. If you like the podcast, we'd love you to leave a review on iTunes - this helps other people come across it. The Links (04:03) Room Ryan Gilbey’s review of Room, in which he argues that the film is as trapped by its own conceit as its characters are. Anna’s piece on the technical challenge of filming inside Room. Mark Kermode on why he found Room overwhelming. (18:26) Jessica Jones Jessica Jones on Netflix. Sezin Koehler on the universal domestic violence storylines in Jessic Jones. This is a great discussion of why the “superhero” aspect of the show is so interesting, given that it has a female protagonist. (31:43) Sheep in the Big City The first episode of Sheep in the Big City. For comparison: Shaun the Sheep and Babe: Pig in the City. Two of Caroline's many 2015 articles about sheep. Next week: Anna is watching Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Your questions: We love reading out your emails. If you have thoughts you want to share on anything we've discussed, or questions you want to ask us, please email us on srslypod[at]gmail.com, or @ us on Twitter @srslypod, or get in touch via tumblr here. We also have Facebook now. Our theme music is “Guatemala - Panama March” (by Heftone Banjo Orchestra), licensed under Creative Commons. See you next week! PS If you missed #26, check it out here. › Even if Universal Credit is eventually implemented, most will now lose out Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!