On this episode of the Atlantic Screen Connection Podcast, Jason and Lee take an intense look at The Fate of the Furious, or Fast and the Furious 8 to our UK listeners, breaking down the familial discourse and Freudian psychology that belies this weighty, high-brow work.
Terry George’s The Promise stars Oscar Isaac as Mikael, an Armenian medical student who falls in love in Constantinople just as the Armenian Genocide begins in the Ottoman Empire. Lee and Aisling review.
On the third episode of #AtlanticSCNEXT, Jason and Lee team up with Collin Llewellyn of Another Film Podcast to talk the movies they’ve seen this and the news they’ve enjoyed this week! Topics include: Lion, The OA, Mad Men, Youth and, of course, the trailer to Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Eschewing its fantastic American title The Fate of the Furious for an aggravatingly dull bog-standard title, Lee and Shane bite down their disappointment and return to the world of fast cars and furious people in their reviews.
Memory’s a funny old thing, particularly when you’re old, and The Sense of an Ending has no shortage of memories or old people. Lawrence reviews.
On this episode of the Atlantic Screen Connection Podcast, Jason and Lee talk 2013’s Under the Skin with science fiction essayist Carrie Lynn, covering a wide breadth of topics from rape theory to perception in the narrative, succubi, sexual education for teenage girls and more.
Nominated for an Oscar and getting a very limited theatre run across the UK in 2017, I Am Not Your Negro takes James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript Remember This House and, through it, explores America’s history of racism. Darren reviews.
You can take the Japanese-shot footage out of the Power Rangers, but can you take out the absurd goofiness inherent in the concept? Well, let’s see what happens when you try. Darren reviews.
They didn’t save her life; they stole it. But they also might have saved it; after all, it is possible to have done both. Though this is a Hollywood big-budget blockbuster, so, probably not. Lee and Lawrence review 2017’s Ghost in the Shell.