The Danish Girl: the (partly) true story of Lili Elbe

For the fourth episode of Trailer Talk, Laura Alexander and I discuss the 2015 film The Danish Girl. In the first half of the podcast we discuss the film before either of us have seen it. We talk about research we have conducted on the film, our expectations and the trailers. During the second half of the podcast we reconvene and give our (spoiler-free) reviews … Continue reading The Danish Girl: the (partly) true story of Lili Elbe

Disney’s Moana continues the trend of the empowered princess

For the third episode of Trailer Talk, Laura Alexander and I cover the new Disney film Moana. In the first half of this podcast we talk about the film before we have seen it, referencing trailers and background knowledge. We return for the second half after we’ve seen the film and give our (spoiler-free) reviews. Laura and I grew up watching Disney films and aspired to be like their beautiful … Continue reading Disney’s Moana continues the trend of the empowered princess

How Fantastic Beasts holds up in the Harry Potter universe

On the second episode of Trailer Talk I am once again joined by my friend Laura Alexander as we discuss the new film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, directed by David Yates. In the first half of this podcast we talk about the film before we have seen it, referencing trailers and background knowledge. We return for the second half after we’ve seen the film and give our … Continue reading How Fantastic Beasts holds up in the Harry Potter universe

Doctor Strange: what will Marvel’s newest film bring to the MCU

On the very first edition of Trailer Talk, a podcast-esq discussion, I am joined by my very good friend Laura Alexander to discuss the upcoming Marvel film Doctor Strange. Both Laura and I are huge fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). We have seen all of the films in the Avengers series several times each. Laura has read several Marvel comics and is well-versed in … Continue reading Doctor Strange: what will Marvel’s newest film bring to the MCU