Greeting programs! This week on the podcast we are discussing Jordan Peele’s latest directorial effort, the UFO horror thriller Nope, and Quinn Shephard’s indictment of influencer culture Not Okay.
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Greetings, programs, and welcome to the 18th edition of the Awesome Friday Movie Podcast! This week we’re talking about The Humans, an adaptation of a Tony Award-winning play with an all-star cast, and Hawkeye, the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Join us!
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While a family dinner can be a daunting prospect, I don’t know that I would call it a horror story. Of course, there is always drama and expertly deployed guilt and passive aggression, but it’s not like a demon is going to crawl out of the walls and eat everyone. The Humans, directed and adapted by Stephen Karam from his own Tony Award-winning play of the same, uses that feeling, that spectre of something waiting to cause harm, to heighten and enhance the drama around family dinner, and it works to great effect.
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A story about a girl and her giant pig friend from the director of **Snowpiercer**. Where do I sign?
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Speaking of **Snowpiercer** and Netflix, the latest from the director of **Snowpiercer** is headed to Netflix.
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