Special guest Cory Woodroof joins Will Ashton for an in-depth review of Doctor Sleep, a spiritual sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, but also an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name starring Ewan McGregor and Rebecca Ferguson. In addition to reviewing Last Christmas and Playing with Fire, Cory and Will answer the question of the week, offer second opinions of Jojo Rabbit and Marriage Story, and briefly review Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby.
This week’s theme music is “Dies Irae / Violet,” which was composed by The Newton Brothers and can be found on the original soundtrack for Doctor Sleep.
Question of the Week: Which TV series deserves a big screen film adaptation? BONUS: Is James Mangold overrated, underrated, or just plain rated?
- 00:00:00 – Intro & Off-Topics
- 00:10:45 – Which Stephen King film or TV series was better than the source material?
- 00:25:20 – Second opinion: Jojo Rabbit
- 00:31:40 – Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby
- 00:40:30 – Second opinion: Marriage Story
- 00:44:45 – Doctor Sleep (Spoiler-free)
- 01:13:10 – Spoiler discussion of Doctor Sleep
- 01:24:00 – Last Christmas
- 01:46:00 – Playing with Fire
Links and Important stuff:
- Follow us on Twitter: Jon Negroni, Will Ashton.
- Check out our Patreon to support Cinemaholics!
- Don’t forget to review and rate the show on Apple Podcasts
- Email your feedback to cinemaholicspodcast [at] gmail.com. You might just hear your email read on next week’s episode!
- Like Cinemaholics on Facebook and Twitter.
- Check out our YouTube channel for full episodes and excerpts from the archives.
Jon is the co-host of Cinemaholics and author of two books: the novel Killerjoy and a book about Pixar called The Pixar Theory. His favorite movie is usually The Mask of Zorro (don’t ask).