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"
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As the market continues to rise to new levels, the Wall Street Journal's Anne Tergesen joins Veronica Dagher to break down the many questions on shareholders' minds, and what the Dow Jones Industrial Average at 20000 ultimately means for investors.