June 21st, 2008
Episode 31 of 258 episodes
Veteran UK writer/director Mike Leigh is on the phone to discuss his latest film, Happy-Go-Lucky; Brian MacFarlane reviews Helen Hunt’s directorial debut, Then She Found Me; writer/director Peter Duncan joins us on the phone to chat about his latest project, Unfinished Sky; Ian Thompson reviews Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman and The Invasion, both available on DVD, and chats about what’s hot with the Chicks and the Flannels; and Julian Wu, our anime specialist, ends the program with a discussion about Satoshi Kon and a review of the live-action adaptation of the 60s anime series, Speed Racer, from the Wachowski brothers
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.