SWITCHCast: the week's film reviews, news and interviews

SWITCHCast: the week's film reviews, news and interviews


Jojo Rabbit, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Jumanji: The Next Level, Cats, Sorry We Missed You, The Truth

December 19, 2019

Charlie, Jess, Ashley and Lily review every single film hitting cinemas this Boxing Day! Plus the controversies at the SAG and Golden Globe Awards - and the one thing about Disney+ that's gotten the streaming service into hot water.

Reviews
Jojo Rabbit (1:34)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (7:00)
Jumanji: The Next Level (10:38)
Cats (14:56)
Sorry We Missed You (19:42)
The Truth (21:42)

News
▸ As 2019 comes to an end, it means one very exciting thing - awards season is just around the corner! But along with it comes controversies and problems. The Golden Globe nominations inspired a lot of confused looks - especially for the lack of females in the directing category for the second year in a row. (25:36)
▸ Also on the awards front - critical darling ‘Parasite’ got a nod at the SAG awards for best ensemble cast - but why is it the first time an international film has entered the category in 21 years? (28:02)
▸ One of the most exciting things to happen on the entertainment front in 2019 is the launch of Disney+. The new streaming service is packed with film and TV old and new - but Disney has copped a bit of flack after it was discovered certain unsavoury parts of movies have been removed. But should distributors be allowed to re-write history? (30:17)

Comps
Win one of five family passes to see 'Jumanji: The Next Level' in cinemas
Win one of five double passes to see 'The Truth' in cinemas
Win one of five double passes to see 'Sorry We Missed You' in cinemas
Win one of five copies of 'Abominable' on Blu-ray

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