SRSLY #64: My Scientology Movie / The Divine Comedy / Game of Thrones

On the pop culture podcast this week: Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie, The Divine Comedy’s Foreverland album and tour, and the “Two Swords” episode of Game of Thrones.

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Anna’s piece on the new Fantastic Beasts/Harry Potter films.

My Scientology Movie

The trailer.

Peter Bradshaw's review.

Foreverland by The Divine Comedy

The album on Spotify.

Neil Hannon’s piece on lyrics for the New Statesman.

The Drowned in Sound review.

Caroline's introductory Divine Comedy playlist.

Game of Thrones

The theme tune Anna tried to sing.

Caroline watched the “Two Swords” episode – the first episode of season 4.

For next time

Anna is watching Crazy Stupid Love.

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PS If you missed #63, check it out here.