December 19th, 2014
Episode 106 of 836 episodes
Russia sanctions: What are the political consequences of weakening an already wounded Russian economy? We hear from former Kremlin advisor Alexander Nekrassov, and also John Lough, associate fellow of the Russia and Eurasia program at the research institute Chatham House in London. Plus, Charles Acland, a film adacemic at Concordia University in Montreal and the editor of the Canadian Journal of Film Studies, tells us how Hollywood's blockbuster business model is about far more than just films, and the BBC's Theo Leggett has a special report on film merchandising.
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