Spoiler-free review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Phew – can Disney handle it? The first ever true Star Wars stand alone feature (very much excluding the Holiday Special) directed by Gareth Edwards, starring Felicity Jones and Diego Luna. My palms are sweating just thinking about the pressure they were under! Find out our totally spoiler-free thoughts in this first part of our review.
Laurie saw Disney’s new Polynesian mythology-inspired animation Moana with Auli’i Cravalho & Dwayne Johnson, and also managed to watch Jim Jarmusch’s unique film Paterson starring Adam Driver & Golshifteh Farahani. Phil saw A United Kingdom, the based-on-a-true story romantic drama with Rosamund Pike & David Oyelowo, and we also cover some extra bits and bobs, including your emails and tweets – keep ’em coming on firstname.lastname@example.org and @superbaileybros on Twitter. Thanks for listening!
Looks like it’s drama week! Laurie saw Michael Fassbender & Alicia Vikander in the 1921-set melodrama The Light Between Oceans, while Phil saw David Oyelowo & Lupita Nyong’o in Disney’s chess movie The Queen of Katwe. Cheese or Wine returns with Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey; how would it go down if released today? And we also compare great ensemble casts with individual performances. Keep in touch on email@example.com and @superbaileybros on Twitter – thanks for listening!