SRSLY #40: Victoria, Undercover, Monument Valley

On the pop culture podcast this week: extraordinary one-take film VictoriaBBC drama Undercover and mobile game Monument Valley.

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The Links

The piece about The A Word Simon recommended.

 

(05:15) Victoria

The trailer for Victoria.

An interview with director Sebastian Schipper, with some insight into how the film was made.

 

(16:00) Undercover

Undercover on the BBC.

Bim Adewunmi on why Undercover shouldn't be a big deal, yet it is.

 

(26:00) Monument Valley

Monument Valley in the App Store.

Get an idea of what the game looks like on Pinterest.

A good introduction to the game.

 

Next week:

Caroline is watching Zodiac.

 

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PS If you missed #39, check it out here.