The Playlist 142 - Sci fi relationship dramas 'Made for Love', 'Soulmates' & 'The One' / Harry Macqueen, director of 'Supernova' with Colin Firth & Stanley Tucci / 'Deadwater Fell' / 'Support the Girls'
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This episode we’re in a technologically designated mood for love, as we discuss a trio of shows imagining the next step in relationships - 'Made For Love' (Stan/HBO Max), along with 'Soulmates' (Amazon Prime/AMC) and 'The One' (Netflix). Fiona also speaks to Harry Macqueen the director of a new melancholy relationship road movie starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth - 'Supernova'. And we offer up our SBS On Demand Picks: 'Deadwater Fell' and 'Support the Girls ..read more
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The Playlist 140 - Awards Season News: Golden Globes & Oscar Nomination Predictions / Celeb Exposes & the Harry and Meghan Interview / Wandavision
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3M ago
With Oscar nominations around the corner, we take a look at awards season as it hits full swing including the recent Golden Globes, and with Harry and Meghan's royal sit down interview with Oprah capturing the world we look at what the recent trend of celeb exposes says about our fascination with fame. And in What Have You Been Watching we dissect the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe foray into the small screen - in what is very much a celebration of the small screen - in 'Wandavision ..read more
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Talking 'Why Women Kill' S2 with creator and showrunner Marc Cherry
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9M ago
Series creator and show runner Marc Cherry joins Fiona to talk all things 'Why Women Kill', as we get set for the premiere of season two on SBS and On Demand in January. We talk 'Desperate Housewives', the origins of his love of froth and drama, and he many that ways his late mother continues to inspire him. A must listen for fans of 'Why Women Kill', of great TV writing, and 'The Golden Girls'. Catch season one of 'Why Women Kill' at SBS On Demand ..read more
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Talking 'La Fortuna' and Oscars with writer/director Alejandro Amenábar
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9M ago
We're back with a companion to 'La Fortuna', SBS Australia's sweeping 6-part adventure-drama, written and directed by Oscar-winning Chilean-Spanish director, Alejandro Amenábar. The story spans two continents, and stars Stanley Tucci as a treasure hunter with a dubious moral compass, whose actions provoke a high profile international maritime legal case about the right to claim historical artefacts. Alejandro Amenábar joins Fiona to talk about making the switch from film to TV, and bringing La Fortuna to the screen. It's a fascinating companion to the series, which is now streaming in full at ..read more
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Talking 'Muhammad Ali' with directors Sarah Burns and David McMahon
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9M ago
We're back with a companion to 'Muhammad Ali', an epic 4-part documentary biography of one of the best-known men of the 20th century. Fiona is joined by Sarah Burns and David McMahon, co-directors, co-producers, and writers of the epic series which screens across SBS this month, and will stream at SBS On Demand. It's a fascinating conversation about how they and co-director Ken Burns approached the task of telling the definitive story of the three-time heavyweight boxing champion who, at the height of his fame, took American life — the racism, the religious biases, the role of celebrities, the ..read more
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The Playlist 146 - Bye Bye Ben (!) / 'In The Heights' / Movie Musicals / 'Loki'
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9M ago
It's the end of an era as we break into Ben's last day at SBS to record his final episode of 'The Playlist'. We're not crying, you're crying. Instead, we're breaking into song as we celebrate movie musicals. Ben's also been watching 'Loki' and does his best to explain the plot (a trouper to the end). Then when we can't avoid the subject of his leaving any longer, Ben reflects back on the shows he's most proud of helping to get on screen, in his role as SBS and SBS Viceland Channel Manager ..read more
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The Playlist 145 - Julie Delpy talks 'My Zoe' (Interview) / Jean Smart appreciation / The Unusual Suspects
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9M ago
French cinema great Julie Delpy joins us on this week's show to talk about her latest film, 'My Zoe'. which offers a unique take on motherhood than we're used to seeing on screen. Then Ben and Fiona convene the Jean Smart Appreciation Society, on the strength of Mare of Easttown and Hacks. Then they share what they've been watching at SBS On Demand ..read more
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The Playlist 144 - Halston / The Underground Railroad / Shrill
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9M ago
In this episode we take a walk down the New York City catwalk with Ewan McGregor in Netflix’s series on fashion designer 'Halston', take a trip on 'The Underground Railroad' in Barry Jenkins' adaptation of the 2016 novel for Amazon, and binge on the final season of Aidy Bryant's 'Shrill' on SBS On Demand ..read more
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The Playlist 143 - The Oscars 2021 / Andra Day ('The United States vs. Billie Holiday') interview / 'See What You Made Me Do' / 'The Handmaid's Tale'
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9M ago
This episode, Fiona and Ben are dissecting a very different Oscars ceremony this year, picking out the highlights and lowlights, evaluating the winners and losers, and asking if the Academy Awards continue to matter? Plus Fiona has an interview with Andra Day, the Oscar-nominated star of 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday'. And Fiona and Ben offer up their SBS On Demand Picks: 'See What You Made Me Do' and a new season of 'The Handmaid's Tale ..read more
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The Playlist 142 - Sci fi relationship dramas 'Made for Love', 'Soulmates' & 'The One' / Harry Macqueen, director of 'Supernova' with Colin Firth & Stanley Tucci / 'Deadwater Fell' / 'Support the Girls'
The Playlist
by SBS
9M ago
This episode we’re in a technologically designated mood for love, as we discuss a trio of shows imagining the next step in relationships - 'Made For Love' (Stan/HBO Max), along with 'Soulmates' (Amazon Prime/AMC) and 'The One' (Netflix). Fiona also speaks to Harry Macqueen the director of a new melancholy relationship road movie starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth - 'Supernova'. And we offer up our SBS On Demand Picks: 'Deadwater Fell' and 'Support the Girls ..read more
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