Lee and Dallas are joined by Clara Cook, Iana Murray and Natalia to breakdown two of A24’s best films, Lady Bird and The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor’s life in gradually unsettling ways.
Lady Bird: Sacramento, 2002. Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is in her final year of high school. She longs to leave Sacramento and go to college on the East Coast. However, her protective, obsessive mother, pessimistic at her chances, is determined to keep her in California, and ideally nearby to home. Lady Bird's final year of school will be one of discovery, new experiences and finding herself.
In A24 Hour News, we have a red carpet interview from the UK premiere of The Lighthouse with the films co-writer and director, Robert Eggers. We also preview next weeks interview with Catherine Oliviere about her performance as Kennedy in Eighth Grade.
Check out Clara’a podcast The Tales We Tell, Iana’s work with GQ and A24 Notes and you can find Natalia’s Letterboxd and YouTube channel by clicking on these links.
Lee is joined by Krisha Fairchild to discuss her titular role in Krisha from a24 regular, writer/director, Trey Edward Shults.
Trey Edward Shults debut feature sees Krisha return for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.
In Woodshock Kristen Dunst plays Theresa a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss and is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.
The Florida Project is set over one summer, as a precocious six-year-old Moonee courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
In A24 Hour News, Lee and Dallas share their experiences from the London Film Festival where they caught five new A24 films and we have a bumper interview with The Last Black Man in San Francisco co-writer and director, Joe Talbot.
Lee is joined by Academy Award winner Guy Nattiv to discuss his A24 film, Skin.
Guy talks about how he went from Israel to Hollywood, Skin's origins as an Oscar winning short film, how it then became a feature in the same year and the hurdles the film faced, casting Jamie Bell as white supremacist Bryon Widner, the films place in this current political climate and Guy teases his next project.
Lee and Dallas are joined by Laura Potier from Outtake Magazine to discuss Menashe and Good Time.
Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son in Menashe, we also have an interview with its producer and co-writer Alex Lipschultz.
The Safdie Brothers sophomore feature Good Time takes place after a botched bank robbery which lands Connie Nika's (Robert Pattinson) younger brother in prison, he embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Lee is joined by the producer and co-writer of The Florida Project, Chris Bergoch.
Chris shares with us how he got his break in the industry, the birth of his relationship with Sean Baker, moving from tv to features and his work on Starlet and the critically acclaimed Tangerine, the long development process of The Florida Project, its origins, the casting and locations, its popularity, working with A24 and what's to come next.
Lee and Dallas discuss two further A24 films, It Comes At Night and A Ghost Story.
Trey Edward Shults follows up Krisha with It Comes At Night. Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorises the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
A Ghost Story from writer/director David Lowery sees a recently deceased white-sheeted ghost return to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.
Lee is joined by Adam Pearson, documentarian and actor best known for his performance as 'The Disfigured Man' in the A24 classic Under The Skin.
Adam discusses the audition process, developing the character and working with Scarlett Johansson and director Jonathan Glazer to bring it to life, the impact of the film and much more.
Adam also speaks with us about his latest show on the BBC, Eugenic's - Science's Greatest Scandal which is screening on October 3rd and 10th on BBC 4 and will be on the BBC iPlayer. Click here to find out more about the show - Eugenic's Science's Greatest Scandal
Lee and Dallas look at two lesser known A24 films, The Lovers and The Exception.
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple in The Lovers who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.
The Exception sees a German soldier try to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
In A24 Hour News we discuss the Midsommar director's cut and preview an upcoming interview with Chris Bergoch, the co-writer of The Florida Project.
Click hear to listen to our full interview with The Lovers writer/director Azazel Jacobs on Episode 24
Lee interviews Greg Sestero about his book, The Disaster Artist, which was adapted by James Franco into an award winning feature film.
Greg Sestero talks about the origins of the book, his stories from the set of The Room and working with Tommy Wiseau, The Disaster Artist's production and success as a film, becoming a scriptwriter and his work on Best Friends Vol 1 and 2.