For a second week in a row, a one syllable title, this time a new film and from one of the most promising directors of the last decade, Alex Garland. “Men” is a horror film that stars Jessie Buckley and Rory Kinnear and it has a bigger cast but not a lot of other actors. To find out what that means you have to listen to the podcast.
Suffice it to say, the newly minted Academy Award Nominee Jessie Buckley has to carry the emotional weight of this film on her shoulders. M’s Chief of Staff has other duties in this film, and they are plentiful. Lisa Leaheey, Howard Casner, and for a time, “The Vern” weigh in on whether this film lives up to it’s pedigree, fulfills expectations created by the trailer and generally doesn’t piss us off too much.
Horror films are sometimes subjective and this one raises ambiguity to heights that may provoke some and intrigue others. Our guests this week however seemed to form a consensus on the film, so maybe it is less subjective than originally thought.
Mostly Spoiler Free Opinions 2:45
Generous Spoiler Talk 17:45
Lamb Scores 54:00
The Vern Cinema Recall
Lisa Between the Scares
Howard Pop Art
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