Has Sean Penn reinvented himself? Is Penn’s performance in his new film This Must be the Place his weirdest yet? And is the big budget bombast of Battleship — based on a board game — as dumb as it looks?
These questions and more are debated in this fortnight’s episode of The Parallax Podcast featuring Luke Buckmaster, co-host Rich Hardy and cult film expert Zak Hepburn. Every fortnight we discuss the latest flicks at the cinema and on DVD in Australia.
In this episode Rich and I cover off on:
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- Sean Penn’s super strange turn in This Must be the Place;
- the sound and fury of Battleship, reporting straight from the premiere;
- Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Herge’s Tintin; and
- the acclaimed Melancholia from provocateur Lars von Trier.
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