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This week’s reviews: Jake Gyllenhaal is a psychopathic news cameraman in Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler, Jennifer Lawrence is a freedom fighter with some issues in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One and a tame capuchin monkey gets lost in the jungle in Amazonia 3D.

Special guest Mike Dickison joins us to discuss the thorny subject of science in the movies — films that get it wrong, and some that get it right.

Plus, important Benedict Cumberbatch news and the weekly obligatory mentions of 50 Shades of Grey and Game of Thrones.

Show Notes

Benedict Cumberbatch can’t pronounce “penguins”:

Werner Herzog narrates the new Madagascar movie:

Fantastic Mr. Foxcatcher:

Jurassic World trailer:

Madman Entertainment’s special Ghibli Limited Edition packs (just in time for Christmas).