Can a magical farting corpse also be a metaphor for self-acceptance? In this episode of Filmspotting: Streaming Video Unit, Matt and Alison discuss whether Swiss Army Man pulls off its attempted combination of body function humor and therapeutic messaging. Then they look at the filmography of one of its stars, Paul Dano, recommending some highlights from the 32-year-old actor's career that are available to rent or stream.
Opening Break: "The Edge of Seventeen" / "Moonlight" / "The Girl With All The Gifts"
Listener's Choice Review: "Swiss Army Man"
Queue Shots: Paul Dano
Behind the 8-Ball:
3 New Releases
2 Listener Recommendations
1 Random Film From Our Netflix "My Lists"
Kotaku's Evan "Mr. Style" Narcisse is here to chat with Kirk and Jason about what we want to see next from former pachinko star Hideo Kojima. We also talk about Star Wars: The Force Gets Up -- NO SPOILERS! -- and the importance of video game preservation.