Podcast: Don’t Worry Darling & The Wonder

Don't Worry Darling & The Wonder

Greetings programs! This week on the show, we have a Florence Pugh doubleheader.  First, we look at the now-streaming Don’t Worry Darling by director Olivia Wilde.  When it was released, this one was laden with controversy, but is it a good movie?  Only one way to find out! Following that, we have the new Netflix release, The Wonder, from Sebastien Lelio, who previously won an Oscar for A Fantastic Woman. 

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Review: ‘Black Widow’ is a great, character-driven action-adventure

Black Widow

Marvel Studios has become an unstoppable cultural behemoth. Under normal circumstances, their films routinely make a billion dollars at the box office, the kind of money that every other studio on the planet has been chasing ever since the 2012’s The Avengers proved that the interconnected universe of films is a thing that could work.

It’s a shame that these aren’t normal circumstances then, because with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic pushing Black Widow –the film so many fans have been waiting for for years– into a hybrid release, it probably won’t make a billion dollars at the box office. To be clear: that’s a shame because it’s excellent.

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Matt’s Favourite Films & Performers of 2019

Best of 2019

Well, folks here we are at the end of the year, and what a year it has been. As always, it’s been a particularly good year for film because it’s always a good year for film.

I have seen more than eighty films from 2019’s slate and believe you-me it is hard to pin down my favourites to just ten, so I have narrowed it down to twelve. This didn’t actually help much, and I still had to leave a ton of films out.

I’m also going to do something a little different this year and highlight a few performers who really blew me away this year. So without any further ado, let’s get into the best of 2019

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