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the hobbit: the battle of the five armies

RN 2/7: The Last Goodbye

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious, Reviews

Recorded before Sony’s decision to can­cel the release of The Interview (hence no dis­cus­sion of it), we inter­view Eddie Izzard about his forth­com­ing Force Majeure tour, and his plans for what’s to come after, and Alex Sheremet about his epic sur­vey of the career of Woody Allen. Sonal Patel joins us to epic­ally review the final film in two tri­lo­gies – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – as well as John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as eld­erly New York lov­ers in Love Is Strange.

Apologies for the late update. Glandular fever flare up kept me out of action for a day and a half.

RN 2/5: Setting an Example

By Audio, Cinema, Rancho Notorious, Reviews

Dwarf Gloin (Peter Hambleton) is inter­viewed at the Wellington première of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Dan and Kailey try – and fail – to inter­view Advanced Style dir­ect­or Lina Plioplyte in Lithuania so decide to review the film instead. Plus, win­ners of the Studio Ghibli com­pet­i­tion are finally announced.

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