Kermode & Mayo’s Take

Sam Mendes, Empire of Light, Enys Men, Tár & M3gan

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Episode notes

Would Empire of Light have happened if Olivia Colman hadn’t said yes to playing Hilary? Director and writer, Sam Mendes CBE, chats to Simon in this week’s episode as the pair unpack his latest release.

Mark reviews psychological horror ‘Enys Men’, set in 1973 on an uninhabited island off the Cornish coast; Cate Blanchett’s new film ‘Tár’ - about the life of composer and conductor, Lydia Tár; ‘M3gan’ - about a robotics engineer at a toy company, who builds a life-like doll that begins to take on a life of its own, as well as Olivia Colman and Sam Mendes’ latest ‘Empire of Light’.

Time Codes (relevant only when you are part of the Vanguard):

10:24 Enys Men Review

20:45 Box Office Top 10

31:29 Sam Mendes Interview

46:40 Empire of Light Review

54:05 Laughter Lift

59:42 M3GAN Review

01:04:49 What’s On

01:06:05 Tár Review

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