We’re back after a week off with a massive show. We first off deal with the essential documentary Chasing Asylum which takes a hard – and risky – look at Australia’s stance on asylum seekers. I highly recommend hitting the many links below and find out more information regarding this situation. Next up Andrew looks at one of the biggest bombs of the year, Warcraft. Next, the mutant turtle superhero film gets a look in with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Shane Black is back with his noir-esque comedy The Nice Guys – do Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling match up to Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer? Finally, we look at the Japanese film An – or as it’s known in America Sweet Bean.
0:38 – Intro
9:00 – Chasing Asylum
42:18 – Warcraft
52:49 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
1:04:40 – The Nice Guys
1:17:04 – An/Sweet Bean
1:26:04 – Wind Up/Closing Music – The Herd – 77%
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Here is a very apt piece from First Dog on the Moon: