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On the episode this week: Some things happened in film and TV, notably the LOTR TV series and a new Star Wars trilogy, so we talked about it. We then reviewed Justice League which we did not like. Thanks for listening! 00:02:30 News (Fantastic Beasts, Star Wars, LOTR TV) 00:31:46 Reviews (Nintendo Swtich, Battlefront 2)
The DCEU (or whatever it is we’re supposed to call it) has never really managed to get a grip on what it wants to do. Does it want to be it’s own thing? Does it want to be like Marvel? Does it want it’s films to make sense? Justice League manages to confuse these questions even further.
Based on a discarded script by Joel and Ethan Coen and directed by frequent collaborator, George Clooney, Suburbicon tells the story of a family man who gets in over his head.
In this, Andy Serkis’ directorial debut, Andrew Garfield plays Robin Cavendish, a man who is only given months to live after being diagnosed with polio. The film focuses on his relationship with his wife, Diana (Claire Foy) and their efforts to live a normal life.
People don’t make films to win awards.
Or at least I don’t.
Yet, that doesn’t mean it isn’t very nice when awards come along. It’s a collective of people telling you that you did a good job and that’s really cool. I’ve won a couple of tiny, barely significant things in my short life as a filmmaker, but even they made me feel ‘accomplished’.