Fri, 16 March 2018
Seeing and Believing 145: Ava Duvernay’s A Wrinkle in Time and Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin
Ava Duvernay and Disney's adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time has people all over the place wondering how the beloved novel does on the big screen. Wade and Kevin intend to find out. Then they plumb events a little closer to Earth with their review of The Death of Stalin, the latest black-humored political satire from writer/director Armando Iannucci. What happens when a despot with a cult of personality and a coterie of sycophants dies suddenly, leaving a power vacuum behind?
Music interlude by Ababwa, "Sea Otters." Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.