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Storybeater Episode 103: Witches

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Release Date: 10/13/2021

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Anthony and Andrew pay tribute to Spider-Man on his 60th anniversary by examining the character's enduring appeal and the ways he's been reinvented in recent years.

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Anthony and Andrew discuss the Netflix adaptation of writer Neil Gaiman's iconic comic series The Sandman. What challenges did the show face in bringing the story to the screen, and how might future Sandman stories be adapted?

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Anthony and Andrew talk lettering, contracts, and the latest entry in the MCU, Thor: Love and Thunder. It's a rock concert in movie form, but how much Guns N Roses is too much Guns N Roses?

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Anthony and Andrew discuss the storytelling choices and resonances of the movie phenomenon of the year, the Daniels' Everything Everywhere All At Once, starring Michelle Yeoh.

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Anthony and Andrew check out the Julia Child biographical series Julia on HBO Max and talk about comfort TV, the joy of competence, and food on the screen.

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Anthony and Andrew check out the new cult hit pirate comedy Our Flag Means Death and its place in the traditions of pirate storytelling!

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Anthony and Andrew discuss this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay. The nominees are... BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BelfastWritten and directed by Kenneth Branagh. Don't Look UpWritten by Adam McKay and David Sirota, based on a story by McKay.Directed by Adam McKay. King RichardWritten by Zach Baylin.Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. Licorice PizzaWritten and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The Worst Person in the WorldWritten by Joachim Trier & Eskil Vogt.Directed by Joachim Trier. BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY CODA Written and directed by Sian...

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Anthony and Andrew check out the new Prime Video series Reacher and talk about the trope-heavy appeal of dad lit!

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To mark the release of Joel Coen's new film adaptation of The Tragedy of Macbeth, Anthony and Andrew look at the appeal of William Shakespeare's great tragedy and the choices made in this latest version.

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To mark the return of the Matrix movies to our screens, Anthony and Andrew revisit the original movie to see how it holds up, how it shaped our culture, and what sort of story decisions the Wachowskis made.

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