[podcast]http://media.crikey.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/The-Parallax-Podcast-35-19-08-13.mp3[/podcast] Matt Damon gets a fatal dose of radiation poisoning on an impoverished robot-ruled Earth in Neill Blomkamp's Elysium. Mark Ruffalo chases a bunch of magicians and discovers they have tricks up their sleeves in Now You See Me. Documentary filmmaker Dror Moreh is shocked by the admissions of six former heads of Israeli intelligence agency the Shin Bet in his Oscar-nominated The Gatekeepers. And Mark Wahlberg learns a thing or two about pursuing The American Dream, the hard way, in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain. These are the four movies on the menu for critics Luke Buckmaster and Rich Haridy in this fortnight's episode of The Parallax Podcast. They are joined by cult film aficionado Zak Hepburn, who plucks another weird title from his extensive collection. To listen, use the player above or subscribe to The Parallax Podcast iTunes feed. For older episodes, visit The Parallax Podcast archive.
Parallax Podcast: Elysium, Now You See Me, Pain & Gain, The Gatekeepers and more
Mean robots, slippery magicians, shady bodybuilders, high-ranking intelligence officers and more in this fortnight's episode of The Parallax Podcast.