Our look into the mockumentary's trajectory from THIS IS SPINAL TAP through the new POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING delves into the comedic complexities of The Lonely Island's supremely silly update of the Spinal Tap formula. In this half of the discussion, we consider the two films' respective use of editing, music, pop culture, and the comeback narrative. Plus, Your Next Picture Show, where we share recent filmgoing experiences in hopes of putting something new on your cinematic radar.
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Main Discussion: 02:39-46:54
Your Next Picture Show: 46:55-57:20
*Keith: Anna Rose Holmer's THE FITS
*Scott: Noah Baumback and Jake Paltrow's DEPALMA
*Genevieve: Rick Famuyiwa's DOPE
*Tasha: Robert Benton's TWILIGHT
Next Show Announcement/Goodbyes: 57:21-1:02:22
Robby Mook talks about Hillary Clinton’s tough week and the struggle to pin down Trump. Plus, the rise and fall of jai alai.