Seeing and Believing 220 | Todd Phillips’s Joker and Takashi Miike’s First Love
Some movies just want to watch Twitter burn. That’s what Todd Phillips’s new film Joker has been doing for a couple of weeks now, and in today’s episode, Wade and Kevin take a look at the film to see what all the controversy is about. They also offer their review of the latest film from Japan’s most prolific filmmaker, Takashi Miike. Does First Love‘s story about a boxer and a call girl caught up in a yakuza plot gone wrong to offer anything to the discerning genre lover? Seeing and Believing is on the case!
Music interlude by Christian Rakotoarisoa, “90s Kids.” Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.
Theme music by Alexander Osborn and Lindsey Mysse. Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.