This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca set a record: for the first time in over 50 episodes, all four movies earn their highest rating of Binge It! That’s right, every movie is their Pick of the Week this week. Close your eyes and point—your chance of landing on a great movie that deserves to be seen is literally 100%. Settle in as we review four new releases about people living in the aftermath of trauma (of varying degrees), grappling with what their lives look like now.
Nocturnal Animals (9:58—29:16) | cast: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Armie Hammer, Isla Fisher | screenplay/director: Tom Ford | verdict: Binge It! [Trailer]
Elle (29:17—48:37) | cast: Isabelle Huppert, Anne Consigny, Laurent Lafitte | screenplay: David Birke | director: Paul Verhoeven | verdict: Binge It! [Trailer]
Manchester by the Sea (48:38—61:02) | cast: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol | writer/director: Kenneth Lonergan | verdict: Binge It! [Trailer]
The Edge of Seventeen (61:03—69:50) | cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Hailey Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Hayden Szeto, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick | writer/director: Kelly Fremon Craig | verdict: Binge It! [Trailer]
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