In this fortnight’s episode of The Parallax Podcast, hosts Luke Buckmaster and Richard Haridy discuss:

  • the big screen debut of Steve Coogan’s inimitable self-obsessed radio host in Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa;
  • Quebec director Denis Villeneuve’s grisly suburban thriller/whodunit Prisoners;
  • the latest cavity of cinematic sweet tooth from writer/director Richard Curtis, About Time; and
  • prolific British filmmaker Ben Wheatley’s “Civil War on magic mushrooms” lark A Field in England. 

They are joined by cult film aficionado Zak Hepburn, who comes to the podcasting couch with something very odd…

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