Posted August 25, 2017 by D. K. Holm
Among the films covered in this week’s podcast are: The Trip to Spain, the third food comedy in the series with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon; Manasche, a drama about Hasidic life; Lemon, a somber comedy about Jewish life; Ingrid Goes West, the latest Aubrey Plaza vehicle, What Happened to Monday?, a Netflix SF movie reminiscent of Orphan Black; the surprisingly funny millennial comedy, Dave Made a Maze; 6 Days, a thriller based on the 1980 Iranian embassy siege; and the last of the summer movies, Open Water 3: Cage Dive. In the world of DVD sets, there is Designated Survivor: The Complete First Season. On the death toll this week are ‘50s Warner western TV actor Ty Hardin, director Bill Forsyth, comic actor Joseph Bologna, UK science fiction writer Brian Aldiss (Kubrick’s version of A. I.), and humorists Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis.