In this fortnight’s The Parallax Podcast, Gerard Butler is America’s only hope after terrorists storm the White House in Olympus Has Fallen.

Tom Cruise is one of the last human beings on earth in Oblivion.

Mike Birbiglia plays a stand-up comedian in his semi-autobiographical Sleepwalk With Me. 

And Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway sing their guts out in Les Misérables.

Hosts Luke Buckmaster and Rich Haridy discuss these films and more, then are joined by cult movie guru Zak “I vant to sark your blood” Hepburn. He argues 1986’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (starring Dennis Hopper) is vastly under-rated.

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